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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By snapper
Faline - I haven't traveled that way in a long...

Faline - I haven't traveled that way in a long time but it's typically a wet area. Figure that your boots will get muddy but it's a beautiful area so don't let that discourage you.

That's all...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By snapper
I would highly recommend WILDWATERS at the Glen. ...

I would highly recommend WILDWATERS at the Glen. I've worked with Doug since the early 1980's and his staff of guides are all top notch. They also operate a nice inn with dining facilities right on...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-18-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By snapper
Schip - Nice report and wonderful photos. As for...

Schip - Nice report and wonderful photos. As for the stinging nettles, where they grow you will quite often find jewelweed. If you do, crush the stems of the jewelweed and rub the liquid on the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-10-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By snapper
I don't know if they do it anymore but years ago...

I don't know if they do it anymore but years ago the "Word of Life" camp on Upper Saranac used to deposit bus loads of kids at the base of the mountain. Based on what one of their counselors told me...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By snapper
You might want to check into Aqua Bound paddles. ...

You might want to check into Aqua Bound paddles. They are relatively lightweight and, in my opinion, well balanced. Both traits will serve you well when paddling. I know these paddles are used in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-16-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By snapper
There isn't a true launch site on North Point Rd....

There isn't a true launch site on North Point Rd. but there is the canoe carry that comes over from Forked Lake. Unfortunately, there really isn't any parking there either; although there does seem...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-10-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By snapper
Nice photos. Thanks for the report. Take...

Nice photos. Thanks for the report.

Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 02-27-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By snapper
Coldfeet - So sorry to hear about your daughter's...

Coldfeet - So sorry to hear about your daughter's fiancÚ. That's a tough path to go down; especially when one is so young. Please know I'll say a quiet prayer for your daughter and your family.
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Forum: Trip Reports 02-27-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By snapper
Thanks for sharing your adventure with us. It's...

Thanks for sharing your adventure with us. It's always nice to see what others are up to. As for winter being over, I agree that we're still in for more snow but one of my true harbingers of spring...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-27-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By snapper
Nice! Great way to make the best out of a not so...

Nice! Great way to make the best out of a not so good situation in regards to the forecast.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 02-23-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,844
Posted By snapper
Justin - Regardless of how you see yourself (i.e....

Justin - Regardless of how you see yourself (i.e. as "small potatoes") your continual contributions are a large part of why I keep returning to this forum. Thanks to you and Jenny, for her patience,...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By snapper
I wondered how you guys were faring with the...

I wondered how you guys were faring with the increasing temperatures and all. Glad you only had to bail on the last two days of your adventure. So happy that Coldfeet was able to use his new...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-15-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,178
Posted By snapper
For what it's worth, I also thought of the idea...

For what it's worth, I also thought of the idea for a picket fence of some kind. Even an older style rail fence might do the trick. At least both will be prominent enough that no one could say they...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 50,083
Posted By snapper
WaterRings - Not trying to rile you up but again,...

WaterRings - Not trying to rile you up but again, if my memory is correct, the landowners used the stream for a commercial operation they set up. If that's true, than I think navigability was proven...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By snapper
I believe you can purchase a higher seat from...

I believe you can purchase a higher seat from Placid Boatworks that you place over the existing seat. This will put you higher without having to alter your boat in any way. I would suggest you call...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-30-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,771
Posted By snapper
Wonderful video as always. Thanks for taking us...

Wonderful video as always. Thanks for taking us along. BTW...did I see someone's aluminum boat under the snow at about 5:14 in the video? If I did, is that trail easy enough to wheel something...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-30-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By snapper
Absolutely a wonderful piece of fate for you and...

Absolutely a wonderful piece of fate for you and your hiking companion to be in the right place at the right time. You guys did a great job and are to be commended for your efforts.

That's all...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 50,083
Posted By snapper
I'm not saying I'm correct here but I thought I...

I'm not saying I'm correct here but I thought I remembered reading in the original arguments that Shingle Shanty was used at some point to bring down logs in a commercial operation used by the...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-23-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By snapper
Tick Magnet - You're probably correct in that...

Tick Magnet - You're probably correct in that things weren't as we may have thought. That might be the blessings of youth. Kind of why getting old can have it's own set of issues.

That's all for...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-19-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By snapper
First off, thanks for the trip report and your...

First off, thanks for the trip report and your continued efforts to clean up the messes you find when out in the woods. I'm confident the majority of the folks on this board do the same but...
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