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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By rachelsdad
Well one popped up on CL in Syracuse. Owned by...

Well one popped up on CL in Syracuse. Owned by an avid fisherman it has an upgraded seat and he installed bow & stern protectors, (not sure if I'll keep them on).

I have a few yak paddles but no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By rachelsdad
Hornbeck Values?

I'll be looking for a used 10-12' Hornbeck in the near future. Well, my back and shoulders are going to be looking.

Assume Classic.

What would I expect to pay for a good used one? I can buy a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By rachelsdad
[QUOTE=tenderfoot;274030]\ We are...

[QUOTE=tenderfoot;274030]\

We are accomplished "turn backers" and it may come to that. \QUOTE]

Good for you!

That is something to be proud of!!!
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By rachelsdad
We fell in love with the place about 10 years...

We fell in love with the place about 10 years ago. Back then it was mostly floating decks but there are a few very high powered jet skis and renters are bringing in their own as well. It has...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By rachelsdad
Actually it would really hamper the maniacs who...

Actually it would really hamper the maniacs who zoom through the 80' section at over 30 mph.
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By rachelsdad
A tree falls into the lake....

Lost a very large old pine that had been hit by lightning back in 1985. Had been leaning badly, (almost 30 degree angle) since. Snow ice and wind knocked it and two others on a property to the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-08-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By rachelsdad
Think I'll head over as well! But I have some...

Think I'll head over as well! But I have some nice pink paracord as well, (for daughter). Might look nice once muddied up!

Thanks
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By rachelsdad
Bioguide, There is a Fleet Feet locally. My...

Bioguide,

There is a Fleet Feet locally. My podiatrist recommended the same 4 years ago. Thank you.

I like the idea of the wool, the boots are non GTX so they breath nicely.

Laces...I need...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By rachelsdad
Boot Insoles

About 6 weeks ago I did some hiking in a pretty muddy area, came home took out laces, insoles etc, did a nice clean up and rubbed in some sno-seal. Wrapped the laces around the insoles and set them...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By rachelsdad
I need to pull my Svea out. You guys are...

I need to pull my Svea out.

You guys are making me nostalgic
Forum: Trip Reports 02-05-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By rachelsdad
I am sure others are being polite but the use of...

I am sure others are being polite but the use of a 15 degree bag sent shivers (literally and figuratively) down my spine.

Sorry to sound critical but "Miserable at 25 below and "only" 1.5 hours...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-30-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By rachelsdad
https://www.backcountryedge.com/msr-evo-ascent.htm...

https://www.backcountryedge.com/msr-evo-ascent.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8YGAjr7H3wIVDo1pCh0_4gTGEAQYASABEgIqifD_BwE

Evo ascent $199

I have different pairs for different situations, Evos w/tails...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-26-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 24,537
Posted By rachelsdad
Hmmm, the day hike is full and the overnight is...

Hmmm, the day hike is full and the overnight is getting there as well.

Sure would love to do a trip except the 20th, (60th b-day).
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-07-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,980
Posted By rachelsdad
I'm sooo jealous of you guys in Rochester. REI...

I'm sooo jealous of you guys in Rochester. REI and STP.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,830
Posted By rachelsdad
Hmmm... should put my wife's left over meat loaf...

Hmmm... should put my wife's left over meat loaf in one of those.

But that might constitute cruelty to animals
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,643
Posted By rachelsdad
You may want to reconsider Cranberry/Wanakeena. ...

You may want to reconsider Cranberry/Wanakeena.

Hike into Janacks Landing, nice lean to, good tent sites closer to water. Depending on when you get in you can make a nice weekend by climbing Cat...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,645
Posted By rachelsdad
http://tse3.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.5DjJ5su2owUx-ir9...

http://tse3.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.5DjJ5su2owUx-ir9jSyYWgHaI_&w=172&h=209&c=7&o=5&pid=1.7

yup!

Basile Hayden was no dummy...(the man on the label of Old Grand Dad).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,336
Posted By rachelsdad
In spite of all the advances I still come back to...

In spite of all the advances I still come back to the Precip after looking at a number of options.

Not the lightest but sure does well by me. Replaced my old one last year and wore it 2 days...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,645
Posted By rachelsdad
I've been drinking for years from the pipe in...

I've been drinking for years from the pipe in Harrisville until it stopped flowing last year, best tasting water I've ever drank. Never thought there would be an issue, who knew. Drank from a lot...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-14-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By rachelsdad
Not sure if this fits the bill but how about...

Not sure if this fits the bill but how about hiking into Janacks Landing from Cranberry/Wanakeena. Rochester to Watertown, Rt 3 you're there. Probably a tad muddy tho.

If you're coming up the...
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