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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Neil
Summer: 24-28 liters. Winter: 40. I like a big...

Summer: 24-28 liters.
Winter: 40. I like a big pack in winter because in the cold it's easier to stuff bulky clothes into with mittened hands.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-07-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Neil
Hoffman Notch Wilderness trio of 3k peaks.

Wickedly difficult hike with a snowy twist and a beaver coda.

Blue Ridge Road-Hoffman Notch Trail-Hornet Cobble-Blue Ridge West-Blue Ridge-Hoffman-Hoffman Notch Trail.

Had I known what was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,078
Posted By Neil
Indeed, when I'm not there physically, I'm often...

Indeed, when I'm not there physically, I'm often there in my head.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,078
Posted By Neil
Over the past 12-15 years I've hiked roughly once...

Over the past 12-15 years I've hiked roughly once or twice a week. The Adirondacks allow me to fulfill my need for adventure and to concoct, then meet various challenges (physical, mental, off-trail...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-24-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Neil
Why would you like to have an Excalibur (as...

Why would you like to have an Excalibur (as opposed to a Nesco?).
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-24-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Neil
Dehydrator advice, opinons and input sought.

We've been using a Nesco, 4-tray model for a few years now and would like to increase our capacity. So far, all of our research points us towards the Excalibur 3926. This model has 9 trays and 15...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
I couldn't get by the paywall.

I couldn't get by the paywall.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
My off-trail nav skills really picked up when I...

My off-trail nav skills really picked up when I stopped even carrying a GPS buried in my pack or any communication device. It made me exploit my senses of terrain observation and reasoning to a high...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-21-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
P.T. Barnum actually said, "there's an unprepared...

P.T. Barnum actually said, "there's an unprepared hiker born every minute."
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
It's easy to point self-righteous fingers at kids...

It's easy to point self-righteous fingers at kids in sneakers in winter but what about some of us whose unpreparedness, fitness and health-wise, is a SAR episode waiting to happen?

Instead of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-20-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,452
Posted By Neil
:rolling:

:rolling:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-20-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,452
Posted By Neil
Hikers in sneakers. The word sneakers...

Hikers in sneakers.

The word sneakers conjures up images of canvas and rubber low-cut runners such as I wore in gym class several decades ago. However, I've seen people in robust trail runners...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
Get your butt into the gym right now! Failing...

Get your butt into the gym right now! Failing that, go for a snowshoe.

Conditions have been very tough this winter. Breaking trail in deep snow uphill with less than optimal fitness can be a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-19-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
Sounds like they were. They were post-holing...

Sounds like they were. They were post-holing crotch deep and their feet and pants were soaking wet. Sounds like a lot of fun.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-19-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,641
Posted By Neil
Crazy huh? I've seen it before in uber-fit...

Crazy huh? I've seen it before in uber-fit youngsters barrelling up the trail with nano-packs. Also seen torn up designer jeans in winter with tiny packs. Had these guys not lost the trail and...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-19-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Neil
I find the forum search tool to be rather...

I find the forum search tool to be rather limited. I use this sort of search string instead on Google:
Piseco site:adkforum.com
or
NPT AND user name AND book site:adkforum.com

Works really...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,269
Posted By Neil
It turns out there are multiple...

It turns out there are multiple herd/hunter/swimmer paths on each side of the river. I've explored them all since those first trips 15 years ago. A fellow who goes by Trail Boss mapped them and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-01-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,452
Posted By Neil
Have you calculated the dollar amount that you as...

Have you calculated the dollar amount that you as an individual tax payer pay personally toward the costs of the park? It's possible that one could even estimate the $$ per tax payer that goes...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,452
Posted By Neil
My wife and I did the Long Range hike nine years...

My wife and I did the Long Range hike nine years ago. The info session was a 45 minute movie. But then we had to pass a written test on nav and map skills, which you could not fudge your way...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,452
Posted By Neil
Best I can do: ...

Best I can do: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_d%27exploitation_contr%C3%B4l%C3%A9e
Sums it up quite well.
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