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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-18-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By protocoldroid
@yellowcanoe: Ahhh ha! Thank you for the links to...

@yellowcanoe: Ahhh ha! Thank you for the links to the posts, that's awesome info.... And saved me a drive for the time being :) I love it the "Yearly Floodwood Rd thread" -- well, it just figures!
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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-18-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By protocoldroid
Anyone seen Floodwood rd recently?

Guys, what's shakin'! I was thinking I've got a couple days off, and... I wanna head out :thumbs:

I was partially considering a trip out to St Regis Canoe area (my rivers are super blown out...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,260
Posted By protocoldroid
You guys are making me rethink my Katadyn. I've...

You guys are making me rethink my Katadyn. I've had it since ~2001ish and I've always had great luck with it, but... It freezes in the winter, and I'm constantly wondering if it's time to change the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-06-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,584
Posted By protocoldroid
Good points and links all around. The...

Good points and links all around. The lakeplacid.com XC ski conditions (http://www.lakeplacid.com/cross-country-ski-conditions) sometimes post Avalanche Lake and Lake Colden too

@Wldrns: :eek:...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-05-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,584
Posted By protocoldroid
Definitely thanks for the advice / input guys......

Definitely thanks for the advice / input guys... Glad that my technique of letting someone else buy it first is widely accepted :)

Also good to hear the 4-5" guideline, smart.

Good link for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-05-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,584
Posted By protocoldroid
Ice: When it's safe, and when it's not?

My usual mantra when it comes to skiing or snowshoeing:

Ice is for cocktails.

When I'm xc skiing or snowshoeing, often times frozen lakes, ponds, and bogs sometimes look like super highways. I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,738
Posted By protocoldroid
I consider myself a connoisseur of the base...

I consider myself a connoisseur of the base layer, I just love them. (#1 is favorite, and descending)

1. Mammut Alpine Underwear
- Really great fit, breathes perfectly
2. Icebreakers Merino
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-02-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,614
Posted By protocoldroid
One place? You're killing me! :) OK, fun to think...

One place? You're killing me! :) OK, fun to think about... Fishing aside, I think I'll actually vote for the Floodwood Loop in the St. Regis Canoe Area (in short: Floodwood Pond to Fish Creek to...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-29-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,191
Posted By protocoldroid
I found it after some digging! It's definitely...

I found it after some digging! It's definitely out print, and this shop said that they weren't sure if there'd ever be a reprint (I guess kinda niche book!)

At any rate, if anyone else is...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-29-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,300
Posted By protocoldroid
The first paddle trip I went on with my (now)...

The first paddle trip I went on with my (now) fiancée's father... He took my to LTL. Not being a rookie to paddling it, I had a sinking suspicion he was testing my mettle on those rough rough waters...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-28-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,191
Posted By protocoldroid
WTB: Adirondack Slide Guide (book!)

Guys, I'm seeing if anyone has a copy of the Adirondack Slide Guide that they'd be willing to part with?

It's ISBN 0978655400, and you can find the ghost of it here on Amazon:...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-23-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,263
Posted By protocoldroid
You can get a nordic setup that won't hurt like...

You can get a nordic setup that won't hurt like that, for sure. But... If you want to go "down-mountain"... You might wanna consider Tele / AT / Splitboard. There's also the option of the XCD --...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-01-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By protocoldroid
@DSettahr: Hey thanks so much for the detailed...

@DSettahr: Hey thanks so much for the detailed and very considered response :) You had some great replies to my questions about winter backpacking last year which worked out, too, I really...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-30-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By protocoldroid
Analyzing my winter sleeping setup...

So last year was my last year really winter backpacking, I quite enjoyed -- due in part to advice from you guys! Seriously. In fact I can't wait for snow to really fall!

I kind of evolved the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-16-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By protocoldroid
Quick one: Anyone have the Little Tupper lake DEC map/brochure? Link or scan?

Quick one: Anyone have the Little Tupper lake DEC map/brochure? Link or scan?

I'm hard pressed to find it. I used to have the paper copy, if you run into a ranger at the station there, they'll...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-16-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,004
Posted By protocoldroid
As a little additional note, from the 1880's...

As a little additional note, from the 1880's George Washing Sears (aka Nessmuk) documented the same while at Paul Smith's Hotel, regarding some trophies he had at the lobby: "I will pause to remark...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-08-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,526
Posted By protocoldroid
I hope she googles to see the effects of the site...

I hope she googles to see the effects of the site and sees me saying right here "You crack the lamest sites. Easy targets and you're a script kiddie".

Who cracks a solo adventure forum? The lamest...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-08-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,825
Posted By protocoldroid
Oh man! Those times haunt you :) Well, looks like...

Oh man! Those times haunt you :) Well, looks like you're doing quite the job making up for the lost monsters... that always counts!

Gotta share mine for the season too... I was on the White...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-08-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,494
Posted By protocoldroid
@KeanGrad: Hahahah. I am originally from Verona,...

@KeanGrad: Hahahah. I am originally from Verona, NJ! :D I make it down that way every once in a while to see family... Jersey is actually kinda underrated imo. Same with Central New York, they get...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-07-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,393
Posted By protocoldroid
Replace the ice: with frozen beers. Replace the...

Replace the ice: with frozen beers.
Replace the beers: with ice cream.

No reason to even come back to the front country :D ...Actually I just always go with a nip of rum, bang-for-the-buck,...
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