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Forum: Gear Reviews Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By MrKawfey
UPDATE: It looks as if someone at Big Agnes was...

UPDATE: It looks as if someone at Big Agnes was paying attention. The newest version of the little red seems to have fixed the issue with the pad sleeve location. it now appears that the head/hood of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By MrKawfey
Interesting tidbit, according to the CDC website,...

Interesting tidbit, according to the CDC website, dogs and people are affected by different strains of the Giardia protozoa. In fact they say that transmission from dogs to people is actually quite...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By MrKawfey
I'd be curious to know what the probability of...

I'd be curious to know what the probability of infection is compared to everyday life.
For example, lets say you compare a backpacker (with good hygiene who only drinks from clear fast flowing...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By MrKawfey
The "cheap insurance" logic can't really be...

The "cheap insurance" logic can't really be argued with. But I do wish we had a more data/evidence/fact based understanding of the risks. 2 years ago I switched from a pump style filter to the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By MrKawfey
Water Filtration

interesting read. It's an old topic but still one that deserves more study.

https://slate.com/technology/2018/02/filtering-stream-water-or-fresh-water-is-medically-unnecessary.html

One thing...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,917
Posted By MrKawfey
http://www.alpenglow.org/skiing/climbing-boots/ind...

http://www.alpenglow.org/skiing/climbing-boots/index.html

Interesting read. Not too far off topic.

Also, high adventure sports here in Latham has a pair of madshush annums on sale really...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-10-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By MrKawfey
Thanks for the tips guys. The biggest frustration...

Thanks for the tips guys. The biggest frustration has to be the lack of detailed info on the web coupled with the lack of availability in local stores. I can understand when an online retailer like...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,917
Posted By MrKawfey
Looks like the HO Syndicate and the Reflex...

Looks like the HO Syndicate and the Reflex Hardshell systems use the old Silvretta binding design. Maybe they licensed it from them. Both are still in production. Would love to see a redesign of the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,917
Posted By MrKawfey
Wow, old post revived. I can update a bit. I...

Wow, old post revived.
I can update a bit. I was never able to get my Bates Tora Bora boots repaired locally and have been using Asolo AFS Guides. The plastic shell makes a very big difference...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-01-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By MrKawfey
Question Need Winter Shell Pant Suggestions

Hi all, I've decided to retire my winter pants (too much duct tape, can't close the waist, lost a boot hook) and I've been both disappointed and confused by the options I've seen in the stores....
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 12-04-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 43,288
Posted By MrKawfey
This will be showing at 7:30 tonight (12/4) on...

This will be showing at 7:30 tonight (12/4) on WMHT. There will be other airings throughout the week.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-02-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By MrKawfey
Fwiw, here is my 2c: I have tried several...

Fwiw, here is my 2c:
I have tried several different sleep systems and the older I get the more difficulty I have being comfortable. I still have my original Coleman pool float I used as a kid when...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-24-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By MrKawfey
Dry on the fly cargo pants...

Dry on the fly cargo pants (https://m.duluthtrading.com/store/mens/mens-pants/mens-lined-pants/45715.aspx)

My wife bought these for me a coupe years ago and they are great. Heavy nylon shell,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-26-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,530
Posted By MrKawfey
Decided to try another "first" last weekend, this...

Decided to try another "first" last weekend, this time the results were not so great. Maybe somebody can offer some input.

At home we made pizza logs, some thin crust dough spread with sauce,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-05-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,530
Posted By MrKawfey
New Camp Meal

My wife put together a great new meal on our recent trip and it has now become one of my favorites. This was canoe camping and we had a small cooler, but with a bit of planning this will work equally...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-05-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By MrKawfey
She loved it. And she admitted that she had been...

She loved it. And she admitted that she had been nervous for no reason.

I had taken a trip to Lake Lila the previous year with my son (5 at the time)(and others) and we had wicked wind that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-02-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By MrKawfey
Had a great time at Forked Lake last week. Here...

Had a great time at Forked Lake last week.
Here is some info for those who may need it:
Site 40 turned out to be a great site with a caveat. 40 and 41 are very close together without much...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-23-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By MrKawfey
Thanks guys for the info. When I get back I will...

Thanks guys for the info. When I get back I will share whatever I learn. Re: lean-to sites, I'm not looking for improvised campsites where you just following the setback rules. Would prefer an...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-23-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By MrKawfey
Forked Lake Info

Looking to get some info for a trip next week. First, let me apologize for so much fishing, I tend to prefer getting just enough info to be safe and enjoy figuring out the rest on the spot. However,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-08-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,797
Posted By MrKawfey
How many trees or how many linear feet of logs...

How many trees or how many linear feet of logs did this take. Also, are these pine logs or something else.

For as much as I would love to build a traditional log lean to, I just don't think I...
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