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Forum: Trip Reports 10-15-2018, 10:13 PM
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Posted By richard1726
Nice report.

Nice report.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,316
Posted By richard1726
I look at the flat water above beaver dams from a...

I look at the flat water above beaver dams from a different view point.
Sometimes I have been lucky. As a geologist I would study topo maps and aerial photos looking for beaver habitat in the middle...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By richard1726
Faster you go the less you see.

Faster you go the less you see.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,316
Posted By richard1726
It’s wilderness and maybe we need to adjust our...

It’s wilderness and maybe we need to adjust our attitude when the "going gets tougher"...
Some of my most memorable trips have been where plans changed due to conditions and we had to get out the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,573
Posted By richard1726
No bugs no mud... official temp in Saranac...

No bugs no mud...
official temp in Saranac Lake several miles from where we were tent camping was -32F. It warmed up to -16, ice was 39” thick, mid 1960s.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-25-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By richard1726
Canoe repair shop, 522 North Main, Gloversville,...

Canoe repair shop, 522 North Main, Gloversville, NY. They should have no problem doing the work. I would think now would be a better time than the "get ready time" in the Spring.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-25-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By richard1726
The trail down to Lake Colden is very steep. Plan...

The trail down to Lake Colden is very steep. Plan on extra time for this, unless there is lots of snow.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-22-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By richard1726
40+ years with watco oil every 5 to 10 years....

40+ years with watco oil every 5 to 10 years. Garage stored, ash, never removed, just tightened a bit when needed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-22-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By richard1726
Thank you all who responded.

Thank you all who responded.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By richard1726
Rain gear

Itís been years since I last bought a rain suit and hope improvements in breathability have been made. I would like to use it for hiking and biking. I seen some innovative products made by SHOWER...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,695
Posted By richard1726
The elite engineers that traveled from Moscow to...

The elite engineers that traveled from Moscow to run some tests at Chernobyl though they knew it all and jumpered out safety equipment before running their test....
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By richard1726
My trek Farley, $2000 price point, is outfitted...

My trek Farley, $2000 price point, is outfitted for mountain bike touring, rail-trail touring or way off road tripping out West where the trees are far apart with little on no brush.( I just use bags...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By richard1726
TREK BIKES Roscoe 7, Roscoe 8, and Farley 5 ...

TREK BIKES Roscoe 7, Roscoe 8, and Farley 5
Which one all depends on your price point.
They have wide 27.5 inch wheels which are wide enough to ride in any gravel, some snow, plenty of mud and are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-20-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By richard1726
# 10 is the most important 1. On beautiful...

# 10 is the most important
1. On beautiful sunny days don’t bother fishing between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM.
2. To catch big Pike fish with big bait. We like 6” shiners or suckers type of bait.
3....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,812
Posted By richard1726
I keep my toys out of sight. My son invests in...

I keep my toys out of sight.
My son invests in a can of bright pink spray paint formulated for plastic. In Hawaii, where petty crime crazy rampant, (he never locks his cars, they will just break a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,812
Posted By richard1726
It maybe insured for full value against loss via...

It maybe insured for full value against loss via your credit card if you used a card to buy it. Many cards offer this "free" service for a certain time period after purchase.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-22-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 39,963
Posted By richard1726
Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine...

Mine lasted to 314,000 miles, still running fine but rusted to the point of not being able to register it in another state, PA. 2000 Outback Limited, (it had the most airbags at the time.) Told the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-20-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By richard1726
Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in...

Called it Rocky Ridge Peak when we climbed it in the mid 1960s.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By richard1726
I currently have a very low priced hammock with...

I currently have a very low priced hammock with attached insect netting, it weighs just a bit over one lb. with 400 lb test line for attachment to the trees. When I hang it I ensure that it has a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By richard1726
No bugs

No bugs
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