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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-04-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,393
Posted By Eagle36Jake
I was on a snowshoeing/XC skiing trip back in...

I was on a snowshoeing/XC skiing trip back in February of '97, north of Speculator, in the woods by Blue Mountain and everywhere I turned around there were Fisher tracks. I did have the privilige of...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-04-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Doesnt Ever Leave The Airport

Doesnt
Ever
Leave
The
Airport
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-28-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,002
Posted By Eagle36Jake
I dunno, guys.

Are we to assume that the story adapted nomenclature of people and geographic entities as it was passed along?

Was the Hudson called the Hudson when these "savages" inhabited its shore?
-if we...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-19-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,877
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Ha! Awesome, man. Good for you. I have to tell...

Ha! Awesome, man. Good for you. I have to tell you that I went to school there for a few years in the 90s. They have a champion timbersports program there. They win titles. Also, they offer...
Forum: Other Places 09-20-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,932
Posted By Eagle36Jake
There is a spot there that I found while biking...

There is a spot there that I found while biking once way down the hill to the east from the horse stables that was wicked cool. It was a deep shale bed with walls like 20 feet high around three...
Forum: Other Places 09-20-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,932
Posted By Eagle36Jake
There are a few entrances on State Route 414 in...

There are a few entrances on State Route 414 in Valois and Hector. If you are heading south, turn left on county road 2 or any of the others, really. You can use the topo map in this thread , just...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-18-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Very worthwhile completely unrelated thread

The Breast Cancer site is
having
trouble getting enough people to click on their site daily to meet their
quota of donating at least one free mammogram a day to an
underprivileged
woman. It...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,742
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Aside from obvious necessities..... A few...

Aside from obvious necessities.....


A few means to start a fire; magnesium/flint, some dryer lint, some hurricane matches, and a few bundles of rolled up newspaper tied and dipped completely...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-10-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Very informative. It looks like you covered all...

Very informative. It looks like you covered all of the bases except pack material and internal/external frame.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-10-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,241
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Yeah, Jack London's story is something, huh? ...

Yeah, Jack London's story is something, huh?


My vote: Build shelter and develop more plans. YOU NEED SHELTER FIRST. Use every available resource to build it; snow, trees, debris, gear (space...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 09-05-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,236
Posted By Eagle36Jake
In regard to nettles.... There is a wild...

In regard to nettles....

There is a wild edible plant called the dock plant that grows near stinging nettles (most of the time). It is really a weed I think, in the sorrel family or buckwheat...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-31-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,449
Posted By Eagle36Jake
mycology

A good book is called the field guide to mushrooms, a good website is americanmushrooms.com

As a former chef (15 years) and mushroom buff, here's my 2 cents.

The "hen" of the woods mushroom is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,344
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Hunter, To answer your question as...

Hunter,
To answer your question as non-abrasively as possible:

I do not include a kevlar vest and helmet as part of my gear for outings in the woods. People that camp/hike/bushwhack/whatever...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-30-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,853
Posted By Eagle36Jake
As requested, the post has been removed. I...

As requested, the post has been removed. I suppose the path of least resistance for me is to avoid bears altogether, even on the internet. Please allow me to apologize for being crude with growly.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,344
Posted By Eagle36Jake
There IS a distinct difference between people who...

There IS a distinct difference between people who THINK they can camp alone and those who KNOW they can camp alone. I have done extended solo survival trips in the woods and, well, I am still alive....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,344
Posted By Eagle36Jake
redhawk, that was my point. I know you and I...

redhawk, that was my point. I know you and I stand in the same place when it comes to bringing guns while camping. It is the people that think they can camp solo that are the one we wind up reading...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,344
Posted By Eagle36Jake
there is all kinds of sense in camping alone with...

there is all kinds of sense in camping alone with extra gear until what you need is someone to GO FOR HELP. (it happens)

there is no sense in bringing a firearm while camping solo or with a...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-29-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,117
Posted By Eagle36Jake
people only think they have witnessed the beauty...

people only think they have witnessed the beauty of mother nature until they have heard that sound in person on any day in the ADKs.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-27-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,877
Posted By Eagle36Jake
I am going to be frank. It is very helpful to...

I am going to be frank. It is very helpful to have people with experience guide your decisions. Especially when it is of larger magnitude than which sleeping bag to buy. You have access to nearly...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-24-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By Eagle36Jake
Dont sweat the petty stuff, and dont pet the...

Dont sweat the petty stuff, and dont pet the sweaty stuff.

You'll be good to go with layers, man. I'd think twice before using a tarp or anything else that is non-porous, you might wind up all...
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