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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Wldrns
Very true. Some the best learning experience at...

Very true. Some the best learning experience at the end of the week's training was a couple of role playing scenarios, set up in the channel without students present. I had a situation where we had...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-01-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Wldrns
Right, at the old county airport, transformed to...

Right, at the old county airport, transformed to a $45M training facility, mostly for law enforcement and first responder types. There are many courses taught there, including active shooter and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-01-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Wldrns
Swiftwater/flood rescue

What a ride I had this past week. As a NYS SAR first responder volunteer, I have unbelievable opportunities open to me. A self declared expert at map and compass land navigation, four years ago I was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By Wldrns
There's an old logging road/trail coming into Big...

There's an old logging road/trail coming into Big Otter from the west in Lewis County that frequently sees illegal ATV use, and the damage is quite evident as they veer off to their newly created...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-26-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By Wldrns
I was in there a few years ago, via the Wilson...

I was in there a few years ago, via the Wilson Ridge trail off the MRP road. it wasn't difficult to find as I recall. The old private cabin on the north shore was still existing, but rather trashed....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-25-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Wldrns
Lots of choices, particularly if you can get to...

Lots of choices, particularly if you can get to the southwestern Adirondacks.
The Black River Wild Forest comes to mind. Hike to Gull Lake and/or Chub Pond. Many other choices too. See:...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-24-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Wldrns
Stillwater Reservoir. ...

Stillwater Reservoir.
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/34382.html

Lots of designated campsites, many with sand beach access. Easy access by trail or bushwhack to the Five Ponds and Pepperbox...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-21-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By Wldrns
yes, the training is open and available to anyone...

yes, the training is open and available to anyone involved leading BSA or any other youth groups. I can provide detailed information on the program if requested. Many of our students can easily pass...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By Wldrns
Serious injuries and accidents requiring ranger...

Serious injuries and accidents requiring ranger assistance are one thing.
But, From the article above:
"However, there always seems to be those individuals who fail to bring a compass and water,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By Wldrns
Look up Carl Skalak. I remember the freak early...

Look up Carl Skalak.
I remember the freak early November 2003 snowstorm when this happened.

https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?1351-Beacon-rescue
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Wldrns
I like the Kelley Kettle and the reflector...

I like the Kelley Kettle and the reflector oven.:cool:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-11-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Wldrns
Long Pond gives you many other options. Climb...

Long Pond gives you many other options. Climb Long Pond Mountain (the "canoers mountain", only accessible via canoe), short hike to visit beautiful Mountain Pond, Pink Pond, Nellie and Bessie, Ledge...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-06-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,114
Posted By Wldrns
I tend to agree with DS. I fear it would only be...

I tend to agree with DS. I fear it would only be trashed like too many other historic and environmentally important sites. I spoke with someone just today who would be one in the know with ADK...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Wldrns
Avoid Site #4, on the back side of the NE bay to...

Avoid Site #4, on the back side of the NE bay to the right on Hitchens. Weedy and bug filled. Most others are good.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-03-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Wldrns
I've been in there a few times, mostly from North...

I've been in there a few times, mostly from North Lake. A bit of a bushwhack navigation exercise in places, but a fun way to go, IMO. I carried a Hornbeck in there and all the way through to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Wldrns
What access are you trying for? From the south...

What access are you trying for? From the south via North Lake, or from the north via Moose River Plains?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-29-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Wldrns
drag on the left, shift to open water shallow...

drag on the left, shift to open water shallow channel on the right, you will see it.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-26-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By Wldrns
There is such a cable crossing the Raquette River...

There is such a cable crossing the Raquette River near Axton Landing going toward a private inholding. It has a mobile platform attached to a single cable and is all quite high above the water in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-25-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By Wldrns
No one said the pilot should be held...

No one said the pilot should be held "responsible" for the actions of his clients in the field. I only stated that it would be nice for public relations, and for the legal good status of the clients...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-25-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,725
Posted By Wldrns
Not at all recent, but it has stuck with me as my...

Not at all recent, but it has stuck with me as my one and only real encounter with a float plane. It is hard to think that they did not see me standing out in the open away from tree cover, either...
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