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Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Wow, you really do get out there...

Wow, you really do get out there...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
It's twenty minutes from my house too -- I've...

It's twenty minutes from my house too -- I've removed some graffiti from rocks up there, and been witness to at least a couple of parking lot parties. It's becoming more well-known, unfortunately. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,044
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Well, now that I know about it, I can say I have,...

Well, now that I know about it, I can say I have, (and just did.) ha!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,044
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
They probably get a pass since they are required...

They probably get a pass since they are required by law to sleep X hours for every X hour of driving. ...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-12-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Thanks, I'll check them out. The good thing...

Thanks, I'll check them out. The good thing about buying your hiking boots at REI is that they'll take them back (up to a year.)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
God, I can just imagine what that must have...

God, I can just imagine what that must have sounded like. :) I hope you didn't have a fancy canoe!
Forum: Trip Reports 09-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Nice! Thanks. Lean to looks nice. Can you see...

Nice! Thanks. Lean to looks nice. Can you see the creek from it or is it 150' back?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Makes sense. I have a rip cord inflatable I wear...

Makes sense. I have a rip cord inflatable I wear while canoeing. They make ones that auto deploy when they get wet too, but I calculated the odds of me getting knocked out and needing that feature...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,065
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
*raises hand* I have a question: Would a blow up...

*raises hand* I have a question: Would a blow up snorkeling vest count as a life jacket, or does it have to be certified somehow? I ask because those are very light and flat when not full of air,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-11-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Interesting! Those are very close in design. I...

Interesting! Those are very close in design. I may have to give them a try. Thanks for that. I assumed they were custom made by Meindl for Cabelas since they had that "Cabelas by Meindl" branding. ...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-11-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Probably not a bad idea...I tried the new...

Probably not a bad idea...I tried the new mountaineering store in Saratoga, but other than telling me I had a borderline wide foot, they didn't offer much constructive advice. (the 9.5 wide and the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-11-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
@#$!@#%!#$ insoles!

So Cabela's finally stopped carrying Meindl boots, and the Perfekt Hiker I've been buying for the last 15 years is no more. So now I'm on a quest to find a new brand I can live with. I currently...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-10-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I forgot the deet last weekend and got bit up...

I forgot the deet last weekend and got bit up pretty good by the mosquitoes. Luckily it was cool enough so I was mostly covered except for my head, neck and hands. No other bugs to speak of. It...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Are you just going by county?

Are you just going by county?
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
That when he knows his right hip is sore.

That when he knows his right hip is sore.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Weather report

Whatís your go to weather service for the west Canada lakes region? For that matter, the entire adk. I canít count the number of times the weather for Inlet says one thing and when I get where Iím...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I second the possible IBS. As someone who had it...

I second the possible IBS. As someone who had it when I was younger, I found that certain foods as well as stress were triggers. Anything high in fat was bad. My doc gave me an antispasmodic that I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
A hunter probably has no problem spotting game...

A hunter probably has no problem spotting game cameras -- but you'd be surprised how oblivious most people are in the woods (or maybe you wouldn't be.) A friend of mine has a gray camo game cam at...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-03-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
time to invest in a game camera to watch my stuff...

time to invest in a game camera to watch my stuff while I'm gone. :)
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-03-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Interesting! I didn't know that mountain bikers...

Interesting! I didn't know that mountain bikers don't like them. I see ads for them all the time with the fat tires and the off road use. I wouldn't mind having one, but I'm saving up for my...
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