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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By stripperguy
My gang did a trip mid October to the Essex chain...

My gang did a trip mid October to the Essex chain lakes
We had to wait until 10:00 AM for the ice to be breakable

Did a day trip to Wolf Pond with a buddy the day after Thanksgiving. It was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By stripperguy
Any equipment left on state land for more than...

Any equipment left on state land for more than three days without a permit is considered abandoned under NYS LAW. It is illegal do abandon equipment in such a manner.
As such, most folks use any...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By stripperguy
How about renting from St Regis Canoe outfitters...

How about renting from St Regis Canoe outfitters on Floodwood rd.
They are just on the edge of the canoe wilderness area
Multitude of trips right from their door
No motorized anything will you...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-03-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By stripperguy
Nearly any of your “regular” meals that you eat...

Nearly any of your “regular” meals that you eat at home can be dried in your oven and brought with you in the woods.
That way you’ll enjoy the meals more and should have similar, uhmm, movements too.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By stripperguy
Surprisingly (to me) it's been 8 years since MDB...

Surprisingly (to me) it's been 8 years since MDB and I climbed Pillsbury...it's unlikely that the trees have grown tall enough to block the views from the stairs.

Have a look:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-28-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, Very cool, as always. I love the way you...

Zach,
Very cool, as always. I love the way you follow your own path. And what? Getting slower? C'mon, how many guys your age would even consider a trip like that? Just reading your write up I'm...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-25-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By stripperguy
Pauly, I've been intrigued by Little Moose Lake...

Pauly,
I've been intrigued by Little Moose Lake for quite a while...
Maybe I'm not reading your route correctly, but after the 2nd gate, it should be about 0.75 miles to a close approach to the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By stripperguy
The latest DEC map shows 8 campsites at...

The latest DEC map shows 8 campsites at Horseshoe, there used to be many more...
I know there was an ongoing issue with illegal long term camping at a couple sites, not sure if that's been resolved....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By stripperguy
Long Pond: ...

Long Pond:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/dS7ua3H63qpHiu5s5

St Regis Pond:

https://goo.gl/photos/cgidmjTaKoaL3isn7

Long Pond has a shorter carry in.
Long has interconnected ponds, St Regis...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-09-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By stripperguy
On the north side of the road? Sure, but it's...

On the north side of the road?
Sure, but it's pretty small in there...pretty boggy
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-08-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By stripperguy
http://adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=20627&highlig...

http://adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=20627&highlight=fishing+brook

Upper section drops about 33ft/mile...not so good for paddling unless there's big spring run off.
Best to go upstream from...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-07-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,595
Posted By stripperguy
Donít I wish!! With every year this wish list...

Donít I wish!!
With every year this wish list grows longer and longer
Many of the places I go donít interest that many folks
Forum: Trip Reports 08-07-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,595
Posted By stripperguy
I think I read about a lawsuit that could block...

I think I read about a lawsuit that could block the bridge construction...the suit claims that section of the Cedar is protected by a wild and scenic river classification. I don't remember the other...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-05-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,595
Posted By stripperguy
Jamie, You're marching through your 60's? I...

Jamie,
You're marching through your 60's?
I think I'm sprinting through them!! Man the time goes faster every year.



John,
I checked my GPS track from that day..
You're right (even if...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-05-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,595
Posted By stripperguy
Well, the shuttle could be managed by a few, uhm,...

Well, the shuttle could be managed by a few, uhm, motivated paddling buddies.
The walk is kinda long but entirely wheelable at both ends.
I'm still thinking a split group, one each starting at the...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,595
Posted By stripperguy
Planning a through trip, John?

Planning a through trip, John?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-30-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,262
Posted By stripperguy
There are other campsites in the Chain Lakes that...

There are other campsites in the Chain Lakes that are not subject to the campfire ban.
PM me if you want some info about "other" sites not listed publicly.

BTW, if you're going there, you're just...
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By stripperguy
Berlin Mt, in particular, gets fairly heavy use...

Berlin Mt, in particular, gets fairly heavy use in the best season...when there's powder on the ground!
The run in is short, snow is generally good (watch for sun crust) and at the end of the day,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By stripperguy
Slightly more elaborate than a two cable...

Slightly more elaborate than a two cable crossing...I think you could transport a Smart car with this
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-24-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By stripperguy
I understand there are bad actors in any group......

I understand there are bad actors in any group...
The sticking point for me is the specific sites exclusively reserved for float plane customers.
If it's part of the forest preserve, then it should...
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