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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-07-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,803
Posted By Viking
Question for those that have done the trip both...

Question for those that have done the trip both ways - I have only canoed the private land when it opened up.

What is the rough time estimate to canoe the private land vs the .8 mile port?
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Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-12-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By Viking
I thought I would add a bit to a dated thread. ...

I thought I would add a bit to a dated thread.

I, as well as many in my family were involved in scouting. So much depends on the Scout Master of course. Some don't want to be there - no fun. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-19-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Viking
Thank you, Charlie for the response. I...

Thank you, Charlie for the response.

I re-read my post and found I did not articulate my message very clearly.

I did purchase the Rockstar some time back. This was based generally on input...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Viking
Question on Solo Plus

Good afternoon,

Backstory - this saga all started some years ago but then life got in the way. Getting it going again.

Quest to build small quiver of solo canoes - wanted one for rivers and one...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Viking
Thank you aft paddle, that helps out. I did...

Thank you aft paddle, that helps out.

I did some digging but you did a much better job than I did!

Viking
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Viking
Old Town Disco 15 Square Stern

Hello all,

Kicking around ideas on my next fishing canoe.

In spite of it's weight I think this might be a good way to go,and one of the aspects I like is the ability to row the beast. I do...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-15-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,803
Posted By Viking
I was contacted by lawyers representing the state...

I was contacted by lawyers representing the state about this a few months ago.
They were representing the DEC. I had made the trip a couple of years back when it had opened up. They went through...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-08-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Viking
I second the plan for going over Marcy and down...

I second the plan for going over Marcy and down the other side.

On 2 occasions I have climbed at nite and watched the sunrise with the entire summit to myself.

For fun, as you are climbing...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-24-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By Viking
To each his own - As I had stated before I...

To each his own -

As I had stated before I have no issue with a cart over multiple trips on this portage.

I unload the heavy stuff from the boat and make a trip with the gear. Have done this...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-12-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,775
Posted By Viking
Hey KeanGrad, Dams not too bad at all. ...

Hey KeanGrad,

Dams not too bad at all.

Maybe 4 from Little Tupper up to the portage and 1 between the portage and the pond. Also a couple of small ones we paddled right over.

Note - on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-10-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,775
Posted By Viking
Hello Rachel's Dad, I did bring a fly rod...

Hello Rachel's Dad,

I did bring a fly rod but didn't break it out.

I did cover the pond pretty well with my fish finder and did not mark any fish by any of the steams. At that point the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-01-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By Viking
i am not sure where you could rent one but for...

i am not sure where you could rent one but for the amount of use I have gotten out of mine it was well worth the investment. I think I spent $129.00 on mine. Been using for years.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-01-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By Viking
Lila Portage

There have been discussions on here about the merits of using carts. I find a cart works reasonably well and use one every time at Lila. A couple of areas require care but I think if you have...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-30-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,775
Posted By Viking
Rock Pond

A trip report of sorts. I still use disposable cameras so this will be pretty weak.

Left the put in at Little Tupper at 6:15 am Thursday. Winds light.

Three hours later arrive at Rock Pond....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By Viking
Oswegatchie Water Levels

Good morning all,

I was wondering if anyone could provide some information on the current levels. Looking at Inlet to High Falls.

Thank you!

Viking
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Viking
Thank you!

I appreciate the replies - thank you.

Any recommendations on sites to shoot for or avoid?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By Viking
Check this one out

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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-12-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Viking
Above the Falls

Good morning,

I have been to the falls before but have never gone beyond them. I am thinking about making that journey this fall. I have read that the going get's a bit tougher as you progress...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By Viking
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