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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-20-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By stripperguy
Are you planning to lug everything up the...

Are you planning to lug everything up the mountains to camp at higher elevation? Depending on where you land, you would need to lug your water water too.
You'll likely not find much clear space for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By stripperguy
I crewed on some J24’s and J22’s on lake George ...

I crewed on some J24’s and J22’s on lake George
The scenery is fantastic but the sailing stinks
Too many powerboats and the wind is extremely fickle
Crazy wind shifts around Montcalm point

I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-18-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By stripperguy
I've windsurfed on LTL, but my sailboat is too...

I've windsurfed on LTL, but my sailboat is too big/heavy to hand launch there. I've often thought LTL would be ideal sailing.
I have sailed on Raquette, generally good wind, and a fair amount of...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-01-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By stripperguy
Glad to hear that the two of you enjoyed the...

Glad to hear that the two of you enjoyed the trip. I see in the pics and the video that the water level was pretty high, I hope the current was manageable.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-25-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By stripperguy
It’s always worth it!!

It’s always worth it!!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By stripperguy
If you can lug your boats just 0.3 miles, you can...

If you can lug your boats just 0.3 miles, you can spend some time at Long Pond. It's wind protected, has a water access only trailhead for Long Pond Mt, and a couple more ponds attached or a stones...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-22-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By stripperguy
I have paddled up the outlet of wolf pond many...

I have paddled up the outlet of wolf pond many times
Itís a fun little trip a few carries around rapids no formal trail
I highly recommend it
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By stripperguy
I'll bet there is!! Every map that I access to...

I'll bet there is!!
Every map that I access to just now says "Pashley". Well, the maps don't actually speak...
All of my guidebooks are packed away as I continue to squat at my daughter's house....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-08-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By stripperguy
Madison, Sounds like you'll have lots of time...

Madison,
Sounds like you'll have lots of time to explore. Be sure to visit both falls on Dug Mt Brook.
You can paddle a ways upstream on the Jessup too, it's surprisingly wild for being so...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By stripperguy
WW, I guarantee you'll like both of those...

WW,
I guarantee you'll like both of those boats. Good on water performance and good on your shoulders too!
Congrats!

Webby...If you're even casually considering building your own boat, I would...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-30-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By stripperguy
Jake, I'm sending you a PM

Jake,
I'm sending you a PM
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By stripperguy
Here's what it looks like 0.6 miles upstream from...

Here's what it looks like 0.6 miles upstream from the Carry lean to
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By stripperguy
Mr Jake, What is it about Lake George that...

Mr Jake,
What is it about Lake George that makes you want to paddle/camp there?
Is it the convenience of a reserved site?
Availability of on water rental?
The allure of island camping?
The...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-20-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,117
Posted By stripperguy
In a word NO! Not Legal!

In a word NO!





Not Legal!
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-17-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, We are subbing out the excavation,...

Zach,
We are subbing out the excavation, foundation, framing and roofing.
We also will sub out the insulation and sheetrock and taping. Excavation requires equipment and skills that we just don't...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By stripperguy
I have ten sets of shaft blanks cut and glued. ...

I have ten sets of shaft blanks cut and glued.
It's now up to my son and nephew to take over.
They'll need to rough shape the shafts, add the cedar for the blades, then sand/blend everything. Being...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,500
Posted By stripperguy
If you only have a few hours, I would head to...

If you only have a few hours, I would head to Long Pond. It's only a 0.3 mile carry along and old road. Long Pond is probably the nicest, easy access wilderness pond in the area.
Plenty of protected...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By stripperguy
As far as I know there are no portages in the St...

As far as I know there are no portages in the St Regis area...only carries. ;)

I passed through the Little Clear to St Regis carry in the spring of 2017.
It's barely a 1/2 mile, some exposed...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By stripperguy
Sounds like a great trip, nice TR. I anxiously...

Sounds like a great trip, nice TR. I anxiously await your photos.
When my gang passed through into Lows from Bog Lake (same time of year), the peepers were deafeningly loud, it was a surreal...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,264
Posted By stripperguy
Paradox6, Thanks for the thread resurrection,...

Paradox6,
Thanks for the thread resurrection, the thread went dormant a year before I showed up here!

I have been camping, hiking, paddling the Adirondacks all of my life.
With, ahem, a few...
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