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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By snapper
Both of my quilts came from Hammock Gear. They...

Both of my quilts came from Hammock Gear. They seemed to be comparable in price to the other companies and they have a great reputation. So far, I'm very pleased. I did go with the 20 F range on...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-11-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By snapper
While I like the idea, I think I'll stick with my...

While I like the idea, I think I'll stick with my top & under quilt for now. I really need the diagonal lay in my hammock. I'm not sure their "partial" lay would be enough for me and I don't have...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By snapper
For what it's worth, if you head over to...

For what it's worth, if you head over to Stillwater right now the fire tower is currently closed. I believe it's for hunting season but nonetheless, I've now received a couple of reports and e-mails...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By snapper
My one encounter with a saw whet was similar to...

My one encounter with a saw whet was similar to Tony's. I was with a group of students on a backpacking trip and acting as sweep. All of a sudden the lead person stopped and pointed to his left. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By snapper
While not trail maintainers, the college outdoor...

While not trail maintainers, the college outdoor program I work with has adopted two lean-tos over the last 15+ years; although they are in the Catskills. Our first year doing this we did two...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-27-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By snapper
It all looks great to me. Thanks for taking us...

It all looks great to me. Thanks for taking us along and posting your photos. They could be enough to induce others to walk in with a canoe!

That's all for now. Take care and until next...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By snapper
Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and...

Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and jogging many memories for me.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 09-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By snapper
Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing...

Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing your adventure. Looks like a wonderful day of exploring.

Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,588
Posted By snapper
I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and...

I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and some years ago we had an instructor by the name of Erik Schlimmer. Erik is a strong proponent of NOT treating your water when in the backcountry. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By snapper
Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had...

Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had egret here along the section of the Susquehanna River where I live for the last few years. I live just downstream of where the river begins in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By snapper
Charlie - If you use the Ursack the way it's...

Charlie - If you use the Ursack the way it's recommended you don't need any ropes either. Just a matter of choice; again, where it's legal. I'd never use one in a region where canisters are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By snapper
Now...back to our regularly schedule program... ...

Now...back to our regularly schedule program...

Been gone for a bit but if my memory serves me correctly, the OP stated that he'd be renting a bear canister while in the High Peaks. The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By snapper
Justin - To add my thoughts regarding...

Justin - To add my thoughts regarding Jenny...thanks so much for sharing your adventures with her over the years. I really appreciated your comments in regard to getting my current pooch acclimated...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By snapper
I'll give you another option if you're so...

I'll give you another option if you're so inclined...check out an Ursack. I've been using one for years without any issues; although one person I was with had a problem one night. The beauty is my...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-28-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By snapper
Great adventure Conk. As always, thanks for...

Great adventure Conk. As always, thanks for sharing your explorations & exploits with us all. Even armchair adventurers will be motivated to get outside after seeing your photos and reading of your...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-28-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By snapper
Russ - Thanks for the report. I'd heard similar...

Russ - Thanks for the report. I'd heard similar comments as yours but I know you're very familiar with the area so it's good to read your thoughts. I've actually hiked most of the stretch down to...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-27-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By snapper
Thanks for your work with the fire pit. I work...

Thanks for your work with the fire pit. I work cleaning up two lean-to sites in the Catskills and it never ceases to amaze me how much folks can abuse a fire pit between our visits. It's amazing we...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-27-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By snapper
Russ - I love your idea but I'll say...

Russ - I love your idea but I'll say this...you're a better man than I Gunga Din. There's no way I could walk all those miles on the RR tracks. The inability to get into any sort of natural stride...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By snapper
If you look at the Raquette Lake area you could...

If you look at the Raquette Lake area you could paddle up South Inlet to the falls. There is a parking area and access at the bridge that goes over the stream where it enters Raquette Lake. From...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-07-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By snapper
Hopefully others will chime in but I've heard...

Hopefully others will chime in but I've heard tales about service being available at Kellys Point and also Plumleys. My guess is you'll receive more definitive answers pretty soon.

That's all for...
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