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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-23-2018, 12:04 PM
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Views: 3,596
Posted By Wldrns
Still large piles of snow in my yard and deep...

Still large piles of snow in my yard and deep snowbanks along the road from the winter (spring) town road plowing.

Overly Optimistic? I took a chance and removed the snowblower from my tractor...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-22-2018, 09:28 AM
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Views: 3,596
Posted By Wldrns
Yesterday, just off Rte 28 on the way to Old...

Yesterday, just off Rte 28 on the way to Old Forge, smallish Snowbird Lake on the edge of the Blue Line is still locked up with white ice, except for some open water where feeder streams enter.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Wldrns
Pat does indeed travel to Chile a couple of times...

Pat does indeed travel to Chile a couple of times a year, to visit an old exchange student school friend, helping to harvest kiwi and cherries. He was there during the major earthquake a couple of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-19-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Wldrns
I see you are from Carthage and you are looking...

I see you are from Carthage and you are looking for a wood canoe. I'm sure you will get advice on how easy it is to build your own. However if that is not in your plans, A short distance away from...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-18-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Wldrns
I saw a Garcia model (the heavy solid black one)...

I saw a Garcia model (the heavy solid black one) at the Loj that had been chewed through along an edge by a red squirrel. The guy who rented it reported he observed the animal in action doing the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,618
Posted By Wldrns
They're back! Before the oil tankers...

They're back!

Before the oil tankers occupied the Adirondack region proper, many hundreds of them spent the summer along several miles of track along Route 12 between Boonville and Lyons Falls,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Wldrns
If you read the NYSDEC web site, "they" don't...

If you read the NYSDEC web site, "they" don't recommend any one brand as the best, other than it has to be a hard side commercially made product designated for the purpose, so the ursack and other...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2012/11/a-yello...

https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2012/11/a-yellow-yellow-obituary.html

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/scientists-seek-bear-facts
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-13-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By Wldrns
The problem with vacuum sealers is if you have...

The problem with vacuum sealers is if you have hard sharp edged food chunks (especially pasta, jerky, etc), the vacuum may cause bag punctures. That can happen with ziplock bags too, but I always...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By Wldrns
I have found that cooked eggs do not rehydrate...

I have found that cooked eggs do not rehydrate well by themselves. But, as a result of experimentation thanks to incentive from the likes of Linda Yaffe, if you mix eggs with a filler/binder, such...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Wldrns
Be careful of trusting conditions based on...

Be careful of trusting conditions based on webcams that are placed near where water flows, such as where the OF webcam is located near the dam. It can look open but still be iced not far away. If I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By Wldrns
It has been a long time, Hawk. You appear to be...

It has been a long time, Hawk. You appear to be monitoring the forum. Glad to finally see a living post from you. Be well.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By Wldrns
Very true, Hawk did base his vittles on the first...

Very true, Hawk did base his vittles on the first edition of the Linda Yaffe book. I started using it long before Hawk started his business. It has recipes that you would never think of doing...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-09-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,596
Posted By Wldrns
A week ago, all the Fulton Chain, Tupper, and the...

A week ago, all the Fulton Chain, Tupper, and the Saranacs that we’re visible from the road were white and completely iced over, except small areas near where rivers and streams entered. Today, near...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Wldrns
I would not count on the MRP road being opened...

I would not count on the MRP road being opened much if any before mid-May (as is usual), especially in this still wet and cold snowy spring. I was hoping for some not unusual dryer warming weather in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-02-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By Wldrns
As of 1 april, the Fulton Chain of big lakes and...

As of 1 april, the Fulton Chain of big lakes and otherwise all the way to Plattsburgh are still pretty much locked in with solid white surfaces. The Saranac and Raquette Rivers are open where visible...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-01-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By Wldrns
Haver you ever attempted to count the number of...

Haver you ever attempted to count the number of beaver dams between the river's source and High Falls?:D
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Wldrns
I don't know. Check with the Folk School, as...

I don't know. Check with the Folk School, as they offer many types of classes. Caleb often teaches at the Adirondack Museum (I refuse to call it by its new name) and at other relevant events...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Wldrns
Paddle making class announcement

Paddle making with Caleb Davis in April.
https://www.adirondack.net/event/paddle-making-with-caleb-davis-164539/

http://tremolopaddles.wcha.org/tremelopaddles/Process.html
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-26-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Wldrns
April can fool you. There have been years (more...

April can fool you. There have been years (more than a few) when I have found myself in the middle of a 2 week stretch of warm dry sunny weather. But without prior knowledge and planning it was too...
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