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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-17-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By adkfun
New Bear Resistant Cannister

I ran across this on another site and thought I would share:

http://www.hunnycanisters.com/

Could be a real game changer in terms of weight and price. Too bad they won't be available until June...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-11-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By adkfun
< start thread jack > Time does go by fast....

< start thread jack >

Time does go by fast. Was a good trip and I got to meet RedHawk and purchase my first batch of Hawk Vittles.

I remember I had just picked up my TarpTent Rainbow. Still...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-08-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By adkfun
The newer version of the Google navigation app...

The newer version of the Google navigation app allows you to download and cache maps so you don't lose navigation capabilities when you lose cell signal.

That said, I still prefer standalone...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-26-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,633
Posted By adkfun
We also come up from Gallupville and take Picket...

We also come up from Gallupville and take Picket Road, however at the stop sign at the "T" we make a left (towards Abrams Road) instead of making a right.

Funny GPS story. Brother in law was...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-25-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,633
Posted By adkfun
Yes, very small world indeed. My family has...

Yes, very small world indeed.

My family has owned a farm on Treadlemire Hill Rd. for over 50 years now. I spent many summers there with my grandmother while growing up. It is mainly the reason I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-07-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,355
Posted By adkfun
Another vote for the Black Diamond Icon. Great...

Another vote for the Black Diamond Icon. Great headlamp, super bright center light with four low-power side leds. The batteries easily lasts over a week of nightly use. The drawbacks (for me) is that...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-29-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,856
Posted By adkfun
I have had excellent results using the PCT...

I have had excellent results using the PCT method.

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/bear_bag_hanging_technique.html

Additionally I take the hanging end of the rope and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-30-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,151
Posted By adkfun
Another Steripen Fan. I picked up one after...

Another Steripen Fan. I picked up one after watching DuctTape use his and have never looked back. Have used one for several years now and have not gotten sick yet. I use one of those screw on coffee...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-19-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 46,073
Posted By adkfun
I have used the following system for over four...

I have used the following system for over four years through out all four seasons with great success.


MSR Ti Kettle
S2S Folding Spork
Northern Lights Alpha Ti Stove
Small JetBoil...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 07-18-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,776
Posted By adkfun
SOLD: ID Silshelter + Bug Liner

Price Reduction: Both items for $100 or make an offer.

Essentially you get a two person double wall tent that weighs around 2.5 lbs (not including hiking pole). I have since moved to single person...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-21-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,260
Posted By adkfun
Five Ponds Wilderness

Link to Five Ponds Wilderness Campsites and Leantos

http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/57955.html
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-08-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,720
Posted By adkfun
Another BareBoxer Fan here. Had one for sometime...

Another BareBoxer Fan here. Had one for sometime now. Never had a problem. Small enough to easily fit into my Atmos 50 pack. No problems (for me anyway) packing 3-4 days worth of dehydrated food...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-13-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,817
Posted By adkfun
Bareboxer

I have had one for about a year. As I downsized my weight and pack size, I wanted a canister that would fit inside my three season pack (Osprey Atmos 50). I have used it on about 6 or 7 trips...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 12-04-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,800
Posted By adkfun
So after reading this post, I thought I would...

So after reading this post, I thought I would contribute to the forum since I am mostly a reader (lurker so sounds so sinister). I replied to two posts today and just noticed that they have the same...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-04-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 49,606
Posted By adkfun
I believe you left out a new lean to that was...

I believe you left out a new lean to that was constructed at Hour Pond.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-26-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,506
Posted By adkfun
The compass is made by Brunton. I don't know the...

The compass is made by Brunton. I don't know the model number. It is a small baseplate model. It's pretty much equivalent to this one. (http://www.brunton.com/product.php?id=110) It had served me...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-26-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,506
Posted By adkfun
Compass Reversal

So I am getting ready for a week long trip and going over my gear to make sure everything is in good working order. While checking out my compass, I noticed it changed polarity - North needle...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-22-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By adkfun
Looking for Trip Info

Next week a buddy and I taking some days off to visit the Adirondacks.

We are thinking about doing:

In at Averyville Road (NPT) Parking Lot
Wanika Falls
Duck Hole
Ouluska Leanto
Duck Hole...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-06-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,647
Posted By adkfun
Sounds like a reasonable explanation to me too....

Sounds like a reasonable explanation to me too. It describes the led look and the dusk to dawn operation. Maybe someone left it as a marker or just to give backpackers something to talk about while...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-04-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,647
Posted By adkfun
About three years ago, during the summer, my wife...

About three years ago, during the summer, my wife and I stayed one night at Elizabeth Point. Around dusk a bluish lantern type light appeared at the location you described and was on all night. I...
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