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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,358
Posted By Wldrns
Well, lets just pave it all. Some of us...

Well, lets just pave it all.
Some of us actually enjoy the challenge of finding our own way and enjoying what nature in the wildlands provide without having to rely on someone else's cleared path...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,358
Posted By Wldrns
My dad had a series of drinking glasses (usually...

My dad had a series of drinking glasses (usually mason jars) hanging on branches at various cool water "springs" on the back country trails of his that we hiked. AFAIK neither he nor I ever got sick...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,784
Posted By Wldrns
A few years ago, shortly after the regulation...

A few years ago, shortly after the regulation went into effect, I saw a Garcia canister with a portion of the bottom edge chewed completely through. it was rented from the HPIC, who said the renter...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,358
Posted By Wldrns
My parents both grew up on Tug Hill in the...

My parents both grew up on Tug Hill in the earlier part of the 20th century. My father, growing up as an experienced woodsman, said there were no beavers around at the time, as they had all been...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-10-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Wldrns
Looks like an interesting design of the bag...

Looks like an interesting design of the bag itself. However, when I tell anyone unfamiliar with hammock camping, the first comment I get is usually " I can't sleep on my back in a "U" shape". I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Wldrns
It depends when the town comes through with a...

It depends when the town comes through with a grader. If recent, then occasional big rocks will be seen along the edge of the road and the gravel in the road will be soft. if not so recent,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,358
Posted By Wldrns
Hey, its the wilderness. We are only visitors. I...

Hey, its the wilderness. We are only visitors. I say deal with it. Don't drain the naturally created wetlands. Over the years I have had many of my intended backcountry trips modified significantly...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Wldrns
Lots to do around Stillwater, provided you can...

Lots to do around Stillwater, provided you can handle the wind when it comes up on the big lake. People have died there. The Red Horse trail to Clear lake is a good one, with a reward at the unusual...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By Wldrns
If the water is truly cold, I wear Chota Quetico...

If the water is truly cold, I wear Chota Quetico Trekker boots, which look like hiking boots (but are not) along with waterproof neoprene socks. Chota has a couple of different models, including...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-23-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By Wldrns
1. For short distances, most people carry the...

1. For short distances, most people carry the Hornbeck on one shoulder. Not difficult with a smallish day pack,more difficult with a larger multi-day backpack. I use a custom made removable carry...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By Wldrns
I use the same mid-weight OR gaiters all year,...

I use the same mid-weight OR gaiters all year, all 4 seasons, many years old, unsure of the exact version name. Velcro front closure, Gore-Tex lower third covering my boots, mid-weight flexible nylon...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Wldrns
The NYSDEC web site will answer all of these...

The NYSDEC web site will answer all of these types of questions. Sometimes difficult to navigate the site, but its all there if you do a simple search.

https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24485.html
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wldrns
If you don't mind primitive camping, you might...

If you don't mind primitive camping, you might look at entering from the area of Lowville to Croghan in Lewis County. Take the Long Pond Road past Belfort, then the gravel Bear Pond Road to the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,153
Posted By Wldrns
College or HS kids are the typical employees.

College or HS kids are the typical employees.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Wldrns
Not to detract from your 20km hike, but you know...

Not to detract from your 20km hike, but you know there is a much shorter way to get to Sand Lake. You come in from Croghan in Lewis County, take the Long Pond Road, park where the long gravel public...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,867
Posted By Wldrns
How common was it in the not too recent past...

How common was it in the not too recent past along back roads to see a pipe sticking out of a slope with "clean" water flowing out of it. Often with a couple of cars waiting with empty jugs to fill....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wldrns
Kingston NY or Kingston ON?

Kingston NY or Kingston ON?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By Wldrns
One thing is for certain. As sure as those who...

One thing is for certain. As sure as those who are unprepared or with diminished(ing) mental capacity will decide to take a walk into the woods or along the roadside, there will be more SAR to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By Wldrns
I've never been there so I don't know what the...

I've never been there so I don't know what the climb is like, but with the right custom carry rig with a Hornbeck, I can't imagine much that would be impossibly difficult if you really want to do...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,055
Posted By Wldrns
If you want to buy a chew toy for the bears, go...

If you want to buy a chew toy for the bears, go ahead. But know that they are not a legal substitute for a hard side canister where they are required by regulation. If you plan to spend time in the...
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