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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-02-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By yellowcanoe
There should be a week or so sweet spot at the...

There should be a week or so sweet spot at the end of May. I am in Maine and we have mud season now.. It ends in Mid May as far as ATVs go so obviously it isn't ADK hiking trails. ATVs are banned as...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-11-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,221
Posted By yellowcanoe
Interesting the variances in the run. Our sugar...

Interesting the variances in the run. Our sugar house got going in Feb for a couple of weeks. Then a cold spell stopped it about Feb 25 when the temps stayed below freezing for a month. It resumed...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-05-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,827
Posted By yellowcanoe
The trouble is that success with a repellent is a...

The trouble is that success with a repellent is a partnership between victim and insect just as success in paddling is a partnership between paddler and canoe

What works for me does not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,415
Posted By yellowcanoe
I have no plans. Have lakefront 2 acres with...

I have no plans. Have lakefront 2 acres with house. for 1/3 cost of LP housing. Yep I am a tourist in the ADKs but LP and Rt 3 traffic is really high in the summer compared to home.
I'll be happy in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,415
Posted By yellowcanoe
Winters in Maine..today included with our 12...

Winters in Maine..today included with our 12 inches of April Fools joke are pretty easy.
You acquire a proper plow or plow service. There are lots of property managers who do plowing.

As there...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-01-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,827
Posted By yellowcanoe
I'm at a loss why if you are in a trailer the...

I'm at a loss why if you are in a trailer the blackflies are too. They don't like indoors and will plaster against a window.

If you wear blue jeans you are a blackfly magnet. Neutral colors are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,700
Posted By yellowcanoe
replacing Rangers with drones...

replacing Rangers with drones...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-30-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By yellowcanoe
If you are interested in the Pack you will have...

If you are interested in the Pack you will have to find an old one.. No longer made in Royalex which came in at that 33 lbs.

A canoe is an investment so price is spread out over many uses. The...
Forum: Other Places 03-30-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,087
Posted By yellowcanoe
thank you. It confirms that we will may snowshoes...

thank you. It confirms that we will may snowshoes for our canoe trip in May.
50-75 inch snowpack and more coming Sat

I live in the 20-30 range but even so some south facing slopes are bare.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-30-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,415
Posted By yellowcanoe
Not sure I would ever move back to Canton. Lived...

Not sure I would ever move back to Canton. Lived there four years. To get to a city we went to Ottawa. Now that Homeland Security is making things unpleasant I would not want to cross the border...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-16-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,311
Posted By yellowcanoe
Ritchie.. When I did the carry from Hitchens to...

Ritchie.. When I did the carry from Hitchens to Low's there was a party camped on that estate grounds. There were also two rangers making the campers take the camp down. It was a rainy miserable day....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,564
Posted By yellowcanoe
And oh boy is it good today too! We have feet of...

And oh boy is it good today too! We have feet of fresh snow.. Something good has to come out of all that work!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-19-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,564
Posted By yellowcanoe
Any form of precipitation is formed around...

Any form of precipitation is formed around particles of dust or pollution.
If this is a big worry, stay inside and drink chemically treated water..that Nestle is stealing from public aquifers

If...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-30-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,321
Posted By yellowcanoe
No current dog but the last one was picky and...

No current dog but the last one was picky and never went on a trail.
Always off in the woods.. Sometimes it took much searching to find the perfect spot.. Candidate spots 1 and 2 looked like the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-25-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,649
Posted By yellowcanoe
http://www.caryinstitute.org/newsroom/lyme-disease...

http://www.caryinstitute.org/newsroom/lyme-disease-freezes-may-reduce-ticks

subzero doesn't appear to make a dent in populations. And snow is a good insulator.

temp variability may have more...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-13-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,024
Posted By yellowcanoe
11lbs! Oof! :)[/QUOTE] Yes.. Oof. Not...

11lbs! Oof! :)[/QUOTE]


Yes.. Oof. Not backpacking. More like Everest Base Camp.

My Trango 3.1 is of the same ilk.. I would never take it backpacking but for river canoe trips and winter...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-07-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,585
Posted By yellowcanoe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl_5lMA6yVU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl_5lMA6yVU

Yes quite a few. My husband hit one in northern NJ
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,581
Posted By yellowcanoe
Turned out to be a stunning long lived season..

Turned out to be a stunning long lived season..
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-26-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By yellowcanoe
I guess I am harder on the balls than you...

I guess I am harder on the balls than you are...(keep your thoughts to yourself;))

I have had the Helinox out some 200 nights. For me the ground sheet is probably going to be worth it.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-13-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By yellowcanoe
they work somewhat till they split.. Either they...

they work somewhat till they split.. Either they work or they don't Still less than optimal on sand..

The helinox ball feet are outrageously priced, no?
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