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Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-30-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,221
Posted By sky
Unhappy NPT and Irene

This was an email from Tom Wemmet (webmaster and NPT cheerleader of nptrail.org) to the trail stewards of the NPT (sorry Tom, hope I'm not stepping on toes):
He (Kris Alberga, District Forester for...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-29-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,992
Posted By sky
Yes. Whole thing. I don't get a lot of vacation...

Yes. Whole thing. I don't get a lot of vacation time. ;)

5-6 days is 20-25 miles a day, also known as "hike til I'm tired" and find a nice set of trees for my hammock. ;)
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-29-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,142
Posted By sky
It probably is mostly skiable - I can't vouch for...

It probably is mostly skiable - I can't vouch for water crossings. Bring your scraper just in case! We had a decent base before we got the freezing rain, but we've gotten a few more inches on top...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-24-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,992
Posted By sky
I'm looking to hike at the end of August. Five,...

I'm looking to hike at the end of August. Five, maybe six days.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-05-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,226
Posted By sky
Here's my setup: In hammock - clothes (make...

Here's my setup:

In hammock - clothes (make good pillows), sleeping bag, pad, light, h20. campshoes/crocs, if dry, are hung from a clip in the foot of the hammock. can also be hung outside. ...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 03-28-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 35,484
Posted By sky
If you run fast enough through muddy areas, there...

If you run fast enough through muddy areas, there isn't enough time for you to sink. unless you're going up that hill just after the chubb "log bridge"; if it rains a day or two before you head up...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-23-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,620
Posted By sky
That's because moths don't make that freaking...

That's because moths don't make that freaking buzzing noise.

Talk about a thread hijack. :)
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-22-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,620
Posted By sky
Not nosey at all, Lute. It's a bit of a...

Not nosey at all, Lute.

It's a bit of a joke, actually, stemming from misconception that every noise in the woods is caused by bears. You know " holy crap it's a bear" (no, that's a mouse,...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-22-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,620
Posted By sky
the forum goes facebook. scary thought. ...

the forum goes facebook. scary thought.

kev, nice bowtie ;)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-21-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,253
Posted By sky
twitter is good for mindless suff.....like...

twitter is good for mindless suff.....like realtime setlist updates.

or something.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 03-09-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,417
Posted By sky
last time i sunk in while skiing it was up past...

last time i sunk in while skiing it was up past my waist - so that was about 3 feet.......last week.
so yeah.....soggy. it kinda already is. ha!
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-22-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,043
Posted By sky
i saw tracks around spruce lake 2 years ago.

i saw tracks around spruce lake 2 years ago.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-10-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,890
Posted By sky
Ooh ooh oooooh hammocks! Let's put it this...

Ooh ooh oooooh hammocks!

Let's put it this way: I sleep better in my hammock than in my own bed. I don't mind sleeping on the ground, but my back does, especially after a more aggressive hike. ...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-04-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By sky
Remember, these are the same people who refuse to...

Remember, these are the same people who refuse to break in their jeans and create their own holes in the legs. Somebody must make new jeans look like they've been abused for a few years.
...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-01-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,891
Posted By sky
Thank you, Wikipedia:...

Thank you, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky

:D
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-30-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,417
Posted By sky
Yes they were, but it was a great way to find out...

Yes they were, but it was a great way to find out just how waterproof my henessey was. (very waterproof is the answer to that)
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-29-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 35,484
Posted By sky
try the ion stove........works just fine if...

try the ion stove........works just fine if you're just boiling water
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-29-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 35,484
Posted By sky
I'd join the three-day insanity but i'm planning...

I'd join the three-day insanity but i'm planning for 4 this year.

i am, however, willing to play "official timer" on this. if it happens ;)
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-28-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,417
Posted By sky
You mean 2 inches of rain in 10 hours rainier...

You mean 2 inches of rain in 10 hours rainier weather? I crossed that the day after that happened and the entire area was under about 4 inches of water and a "hop, skip and a jump" across the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-22-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,561
Posted By sky
....or at your neighborhood convenience...

....or at your neighborhood convenience store.....:Peek:
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