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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to...

Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to north America and in my 50s when I had enough experience to do the Lows/Oswegachi route, I am in my early 60s now and doubt I could do it again because...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By Blackflie
agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would...

agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would be 24hrs rain 7 days a week.. noaa.gov. I am guessing its where all of the weather channels get their data from anyway
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By Blackflie
If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe...

If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe try the Northumbrian small-pipes
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-02-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Blackflie
Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it...

Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it means you can set up/take down out of the rain. Consider a fly first tent, I don't backpack with mine (too heavy ) but it does mean the inner tent stays...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-21-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Blackflie
Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an...

Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an organic soil, yes I know its not the ADKS but moor land fires form my old country can take hold, the one in this BBC report took over three weeks to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By Blackflie
Indeed make mine a double!

Indeed make mine a double!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,780
Posted By Blackflie
no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s)...

no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s) in Labrador https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/no-sign-floatplane-missing-men-1.5220314
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-22-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Blackflie
Fun Fact: the moose is not native to...

Fun Fact: the moose is not native to Newfoundland. Four were introduced in 1904. The population now is estimated at over 150,000
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-21-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,554
Posted By Blackflie
Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a...

Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a few weeks ago in Newfoundland
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-16-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,304
Posted By Blackflie
ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap: the little...

ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap:

the little bastards have not shown much of themselves up here....yet
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Blackflie
real nice all I could manage this last weekend...

real nice all I could manage this last weekend was a strapping 7 to 8 inches chap.

No. pic so did it really happen?


Yes a nice midge hatch but limited by bank fishing, I really must get a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,222
Posted By Blackflie
for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains...

for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains (Ottawa River) has clear open pieces of water but we are still a long way to go. My yard still has at least 2 foot of snow.

Beer of choice near...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-03-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By Blackflie
I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador...

I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador or Northern Quebec? If MEC truly want to represent diversity that is? Of course the reality is that our Northern communities probably wouldn't touch...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Blackflie
I would have thought that any north facing slope...

I would have thought that any north facing slope will keep its snow longer than a southern aspect.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blackflie
the National Geographic sheets I have are also...

the National Geographic sheets I have are also water proof, which is a bonus.

The links to the older sheets are much appreciated as I have a thing about old maps, odd but true!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,573
Posted By Blackflie
A little perspective on SAR in this part of the...

A little perspective on SAR in this part of the world,103 Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadron RCAF would likely be the unit deployed out of Gander, there are no roads in so CH-149 Cormorant's would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,573
Posted By Blackflie
Just carrying on from what Neil mentioned about...

Just carrying on from what Neil mentioned about Canada and also returning to to the original jist of the thread, the Gros Morne National Park as with all Parks Canada assists levy a user fee for...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Blackflie
In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the...

In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the trail was to say the least a little soggy. Later that year on the long weekend in October the trial was once again open and dry. There was some...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-06-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,348
Posted By Blackflie
I am in the same failed bodger category no...

I am in the same failed bodger category no dexterity, no talent. But I certainly appreciate the efforts of all who post their ties, well done chaps
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-25-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,902
Posted By Blackflie
I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old...

I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old British still water ways to the new world, but will gladly raise a glass with you all. (Islay will be my first port of call )
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