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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-31-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,650
Posted By DuctTape
Airplane mode should be changed to backpacking...

Airplane mode should be changed to backpacking mode. I have done a week+ trip with my phone in airplane mode using it just as a camera on a single charge.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-27-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By DuctTape
I am going to have to schedule quite a few longer...

I am going to have to schedule quite a few longer trips to do all the lean-tos at Tioga Point.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By DuctTape
The USGS redid their map page. All of the...

The USGS redid their map page. All of the historic maps are available. I liked their old way better, but the new one is functional.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,060
Posted By DuctTape
If you ever decide to do this loop and would not...

If you ever decide to do this loop and would not mind company, let me know. I also have had this on my list.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By DuctTape
No need for designated tent sites which are 150'...

No need for designated tent sites which are 150' from trail and water since any spot under those conditions is permitted.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-31-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By DuctTape
Yeah. I know some of the folks. They knew what...

Yeah. I know some of the folks. They knew what they were doing and had the experience, yet still could not overcome the hardships. The fact they recognized when to turn back is evidence of their...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-31-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By DuctTape
The trails near the road access of the NPT are...

The trails near the road access of the NPT are often broken out for a short while, so many assume the trail is not that tough in winter. The inner depths of the NPT are no joke in winter.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-21-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By DuctTape
Getting older is not the greatest, but it sure...

Getting older is not the greatest, but it sure beats the alternative.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-20-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By DuctTape
Snapper, DeSattahr, I'd be up for that too.

Snapper, DeSattahr, I'd be up for that too.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-15-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By DuctTape
Great idea! Mokwa's suggestion is a good one. The...

Great idea! Mokwa's suggestion is a good one. The Quest does not require camping as a requirement, so like you I added camping as my own requirement. After finishing the 50 Quest, I continued in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By DuctTape
I have seen a few fireball meteors. None with...

I have seen a few fireball meteors. None with sound tho. Apparently that happens on occassion. One I witnessed broke into two pieces, resulting in a primary and a trailing piece. Was very cool.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By DuctTape
And for some timelines, even finishing the UMP!!!

And for some timelines, even finishing the UMP!!!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,919
Posted By DuctTape
This is one reason I always announce my approach...

This is one reason I always announce my approach to a lean-to. I recall an instance of the folks in the lean-to replying "can you wait a second". After they let me know I could proceed, as I came...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,919
Posted By DuctTape
IIRC it is in/near Paul Smiths.

IIRC it is in/near Paul Smiths.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,970
Posted By DuctTape
That All Outdoors Atlas... is chock full of...

That All Outdoors Atlas... is chock full of errors. I asked for a refund b/c of it. Terrible product.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-06-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By DuctTape
Very cool! I hit #80 for myself this summer since...

Very cool! I hit #80 for myself this summer since you first posted the challenge.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By DuctTape
Hahaha. I think I heard that one before, I forget.

Hahaha. I think I heard that one before, I forget.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-01-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,417
Posted By DuctTape
Yeah. Especially considering their stated...

Yeah. Especially considering their stated rationale for expansion is to eliminate exclusions and complexities so that user groups know where they are required, as in "the entire zone". Yet the canoe...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-01-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By DuctTape
Nice! That is a cool bushwhack. Some really neat...

Nice! That is a cool bushwhack. Some really neat parts of the river way up there. We hit some thick spruce as we approached. Didn't know trees could grow that close together. We navigated by compass...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,162
Posted By DuctTape
I have a trail supporter patch. I also volunteer...

I have a trail supporter patch. I also volunteer my time to maintain trails. I am fortunate to have the luxury to be able to do so.
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