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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 11:42 AM
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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: 264
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: 453
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: 453
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: 17,788
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: 17,788
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: 17,788
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: 17,788
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: 17,788
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: 1,032
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: 616
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: 2,375
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: 2,375
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...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By stripperguy
I found the article to be well written, with...

I found the article to be well written, with fantastic photos.
Unfortunately, such press will only attract more campers that will continue the violations described, perpetrated by the float plane...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-20-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By stripperguy
Are you planning to lug everything up the...

Are you planning to lug everything up the mountains to camp at higher elevation? Depending on where you land, you would need to lug your water water too.
You'll likely not find much clear space for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By stripperguy
I crewed on some J24’s and J22’s on lake George ...

I crewed on some J24’s and J22’s on lake George
The scenery is fantastic but the sailing stinks
Too many powerboats and the wind is extremely fickle
Crazy wind shifts around Montcalm point

I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-18-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By stripperguy
I've windsurfed on LTL, but my sailboat is too...

I've windsurfed on LTL, but my sailboat is too big/heavy to hand launch there. I've often thought LTL would be ideal sailing.
I have sailed on Raquette, generally good wind, and a fair amount of...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-01-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By stripperguy
Glad to hear that the two of you enjoyed the...

Glad to hear that the two of you enjoyed the trip. I see in the pics and the video that the water level was pretty high, I hope the current was manageable.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-25-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By stripperguy
It’s always worth it!!

It’s always worth it!!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By stripperguy
If you can lug your boats just 0.3 miles, you can...

If you can lug your boats just 0.3 miles, you can spend some time at Long Pond. It's wind protected, has a water access only trailhead for Long Pond Mt, and a couple more ponds attached or a stones...
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