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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 08:42 PM
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Views: 1,119
Posted By lisainthewoods
Thanks for the info that sound like it would work...

Thanks for the info that sound like it would work well for a canoe , we have sit in single person kayaks. We have had them for years and although we both have gotten really good at getting in and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By lisainthewoods
That is so true. I really do admire beavers they...

That is so true. I really do admire beavers they are amazing creatures. They create so much habitat for many creatures. PBS has a great documentary on them in their Nature series. So I realise the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By lisainthewoods
What is the best technique for those damn beaver dams?

Today my husband and I enjoyed a nice paddle up Raymond brook off South Lake. A never paddled brook, well at least it didn't show any recent signs of paddlers. In the past when we encountered damn...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-14-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By lisainthewoods
Woodhull Lake

I'm planning on exploring Woodhull Lake and was wondering if the "timber land" is open for public use like it is in so many other areas. I'm thinking of a spot to get out and possibly picnic or just...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-24-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By lisainthewoods
Southern paddle suggestions

Looking for ideas for a day trip this Saturday. I would like a quiet spot with access to a nice picnic site with no portages. Beaver dams ok. Big Bay near Piseco has always been somewhere I've...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-26-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By lisainthewoods
InThanks for all the great details. I have hiked...

InThanks for all the great details. I have hiked Snowy a few times, many years ago. As a child my parents took my brother and I camping, and although we camped many different places, we were regulars...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-30-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,620
Posted By lisainthewoods
Planning for camping in blackfly season

I'm looking for suggestions for a mid June camping trip. Certain lakes or areas that may be better? Perhaps a place known to be a little more windy? One year we went and I could wait to go home... I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,592
Posted By lisainthewoods
Upgrading...Where to start

I have been canoeing since a child and bought a kayak 15 or so years ago. I still have my original kayak after all those years. It is a 12' Perception, bought at Dick's sporting goods. I enjoy...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-13-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,026
Posted By lisainthewoods
I think my son did say it was bought at an...

I think my son did say it was bought at an auction - which doesn't surprise me as he was always buying stuff at auctions!
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-13-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,026
Posted By lisainthewoods
I used to live in Cuyler and was shocked to see...

I used to live in Cuyler and was shocked to see it for the first time some months ago. I mentioned it to my son and he said nonchalantly "oh yeah, that's so and so's (a local farmer) and I helped...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,516
Posted By lisainthewoods
Never mind why...just tell them where you'll be...

Never mind why...just tell them where you'll be so they can hang with you instead of me!!!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,516
Posted By lisainthewoods
What works best for repelling stable flies? We...

What works best for repelling stable flies? We had them bad camping on a lake in the southern adk about a month ago and are planning another trip back there soon. I was hoping they would be gone but...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By lisainthewoods
I just cancelled a water site on Brown tract,...

I just cancelled a water site on Brown tract, pond site # 34. It is now available from Sunday July 24 til check out the following Saturday! It's a really nice spot at a great campground...way nicer...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-17-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,517
Posted By lisainthewoods
Having camped in Lake Durant campgrounds...

Having camped in Lake Durant campgrounds recently, I can attest to the fact that, IMHO, site #49 is one of the best on the water and also has a great view of Blue Mountain. The campground is small...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 04-19-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,444
Posted By lisainthewoods
I would be willing to travel as far as Old Forge.

I would be willing to travel as far as Old Forge.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 04-14-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,553
Posted By lisainthewoods
Camp Driftwood! EXCELLENT choice !!! My...

Camp Driftwood!
EXCELLENT choice !!! My husband and I have stayed there several times. The cabins are Adirondacky, cute, clean, private and for an extra $10/night dog friendly. Firewood, canoes...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 04-14-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,444
Posted By lisainthewoods
Question Doggie daycare or kennel-Raquette Lake area

My husband and I will be camping in the Raquette lake area (late July) with our dog and would like to go on one of the lunch or dinner cruises. Does anyone have knowledge of a kennel or doggie...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 10-04-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,899
Posted By lisainthewoods
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 10-03-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,899
Posted By lisainthewoods
looking for late fall lodging deals

My husband and I are planning a hunting trip during last week of October(mid-week 2-3 nights). I was hoping that we could find some good deals being it's too late for leaf peeping and too early for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-06-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By lisainthewoods
Sounds really nice maybe we'll try this tomorrow....

Sounds really nice maybe we'll try this tomorrow. A couple of questions... How far are the carries? How far is the first paddle? We usually don't do any carries at all but would be able to do very...
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