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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 09:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,844
Posted By Wldrns
I have used the trails accessible from the 8th...

I have used the trails accessible from the 8th Lake campground, and the boat launch for no charge, simply by asking. Trails from Lake Eaton too.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,965
Posted By Wldrns
What are the chances? What I most often say no...

What are the chances? What I most often say no matter whether I am riding a bike or driving a car.
I can almost guarantee that even on a remote country road, when I haven't seen any other traffic...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 04:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,844
Posted By Wldrns
I drove to the Yukon territory and back this past...

I drove to the Yukon territory and back this past summer. For Canada's 150th birthday anniversary celebration this year, entry into all parks is free, I have a free tag hanging on my mirror so park...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By Wldrns
Don't know about the BFC, but certainly there is...

Don't know about the BFC, but certainly there is an entry fee for the 90-miler, which enjoys considerable support from the DEC (DEC personnel are stationed all along the route as safety observers)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Wldrns
It was burned to the ground, by accident or on...

It was burned to the ground, by accident or on purpose, but not by authority of the DEC.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Wldrns
I haven't been there in a couple of years, when I...

I haven't been there in a couple of years, when I was part of a trail trail clearing crew there. There are wet places and dry places. Should be generally easy to travel in any case.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Wldrns
I was at the 8th Lake campground today working on...

I was at the 8th Lake campground today working on a Lean2Rescue job. Lots of campers are occupying sites, no charge, no attendant on duty. Bathrooms are closed. Pit toilets (outhouses) are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,844
Posted By Wldrns
On busy weekends, there are often multiple SAR...

On busy weekends, there are often multiple SAR incidents going on simultaneously. For example, during the final day of the Alex Stevens incident, two helicopters were initially assigned, along with...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Wldrns
I hope not. Makes it a lot less wild feeling.

I hope not. Makes it a lot less wild feeling.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-03-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,265
Posted By Wldrns
My first fishing experience was for Tug Hill...

My first fishing experience was for Tug Hill trout in the 50's and 60's. Both of my parents grew up there, and my dad would take me fishing at a very young age and visit my grandfather who still...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,151
Posted By Wldrns
It was in the early 1970's that moose sightings...

It was in the early 1970's that moose sightings began to appear in the dairy farm country of Lewis County and the western edge of the Adirondacks. Dozens of cars would line up on the road for a view....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-29-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,265
Posted By Wldrns
Most definitions of Indian Summer say it is an...

Most definitions of Indian Summer say it is an unusually late period of warm, dry, and still weather occurring in the fall after a hard frost. We haven't had any heavy frost yet this season. I can...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-27-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By Wldrns
Try: ...

Try:
http://www.adkbyowner.com/search/Vacation-Rentals.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
I am aware of the Mt Home to T-Lake Falls...

I am aware of the Mt Home to T-Lake Falls "trail". It has been 12-15 years since I have been on it, by following best terrain route by reading map and compass azimuth. If it were truly a DEC...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
Are you certain that flagging was placed by the...

Are you certain that flagging was placed by the DEC?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
I am very familiar with the DEC rangers in areas...

I am very familiar with the DEC rangers in areas where I hike and the trail projects they are working. Several rangers are my personal friends. I am often one of the volunteers helping them to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
Why not just place a log or unique stick or...

Why not just place a log or unique stick or couple of rocks on the trail that you can easily identify at the turn off? Or put the turn at an identifiable tree or such landmark. That's what i have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
It would be a stupid practice to place flagging...

It would be a stupid practice to place flagging and rely upon it to find your way out of the woods. I completely agree with TB above. I remove every piece of flagging that I come across (unless it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
Then you know that after SAR teams are released...

Then you know that after SAR teams are released from an incident, especially after logging many miles on a difficult tiring and sweaty one, few searchers want to stay around longer than it takes to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By Wldrns
it may not cost you a dime, but DEC is on the...

it may not cost you a dime, but DEC is on the payroll. How many posts here mention shortage of rangers and time to do routine patrols? Maybe you can, but after a multi-day search, I am not about to...
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