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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By rdl
I'm torn now between the Hubba NX 1 and the...

I'm torn now between the Hubba NX 1 and the Copper Spur HV UL 1. Seems like there's plenty of sales going on now so the price is close enough to not be a factor.

The Hubba uses heavier...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By rdl
I'm in the market for a new solo tent and the...

I'm in the market for a new solo tent and the Hubba NX is on my list. Thanks for the heads up. Backcountry.com and Steep and Cheap have the solo on sale now for $261 which is about the same as...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-16-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By rdl
Very impressive ! And pictures are excellent !

Very impressive ! And pictures are excellent !
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By rdl
thanks for the input so far... My reason for...

thanks for the input so far...

My reason for shopping now is I've got a permit for a JMT hike this September. I don't want to become an ultralight fanatic, but keeping weight down is a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-09-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By rdl
Quilt or mummy bag ?

I'm in the market for a new 3 season bag, looking at a down 10 degree bag. A friend of mine just bought an Enlightened quilt though that looks mighty tempting: 22 oz, 10 degrees.

I tend to move...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By rdl
Long Lake to Newcomb Lake

About 15 years ago I did a 3 day trip from Long Lake(parking on 28N) to Newcomb Lake and then out to 28N. The trail that cut over from the NPT to Newcomb Lake was in good shape but didn't look like...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By rdl
There's a very solid snowpack now with the recent...

There's a very solid snowpack now with the recent snow, so expect you'll need snowshoes and/or microspikes. Temps could be 70 or 0, impossible to predict.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By rdl
Thanks for the reply, is it steeper going down to...

Thanks for the reply, is it steeper going down to McKenzie Pond than the descent from the lean-to back to Whiteface Inn ? My wife has done that before with no difficulty.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By rdl
Jackrabbit Trail question

I'm thinking of doing the Whiteface Inn to McKenzie Pond section of the trail tomorrow with my wife. My wife can do a good snowplow but is not that confident on a narrow windy descent. So is the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-08-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By rdl
Fischer makes 3 pin boots still. Also try ebay...

Fischer makes 3 pin boots still. Also try ebay -- I've seen several on there over the years both new and used.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By rdl
When I purchased my Rapidfire they told me the...

When I purchased my Rapidfire they told me the thwarts aren't designed to hold your weight, so don't sit or kneel on them. There are different seat heights they can install, so as was mentioned...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,982
Posted By rdl
I can't help you compare boats but St Regis Canoe...

I can't help you compare boats but St Regis Canoe Outfitters had some used Spitfires at their end of season sale last month. Might be an option to save a little bit of money...

I bought a...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-30-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 903
Posted By rdl
Misc tele binding parts: Rainey, Voile, Dovre

I'm cleaning out my old ski parts drawer...

Rainey Superloop Super Shim set and Climbing Bail set: both new and in package. $5 + shipping

Voile 3 pin cable binding CABLES ONLY. And these are...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-23-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By rdl
Thule fit kits: 243 & 2069. Free

These are both used, made for Mazda Protege/323. Free, you cover shipping from Buffalo area.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-19-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By rdl
K2 Sahale Randonee/Tele skis

I purchased these skis at a charity auction several years ago and have never used them. They've never been mounted, one of the skis still has the original plastic wrap on it with the High Peaks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By rdl
Extended parking in BML ?

Hello all,

Going on a 5 day paddle from BML to Saranac area in a couple weeks. What's the best legal place to leave a car in BML for 5-6 days ?

Thanks in advance...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,893
Posted By rdl
Hybrid or Mt Bike ?

I'll be passing by on Friday and will have a few hours to visit this area for the first time. I can bring either my hybrid or my mountain bike. Suggestions on what to bring ?
Forum: Trip Reports 06-22-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By rdl
There were enough today on Nun-da-gao Ridge and...

There were enough today on Nun-da-gao Ridge and Hurricane to be bothersome, but not insufferable.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-29-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,849
Posted By rdl
That's a cool site. Missing some obvious...

That's a cool site. Missing some obvious campsites though -- unless I'm making the wrong selections: what about the Essex Chain campsites ?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-24-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,651
Posted By rdl
Looking for rental -- accessible, on quiet lake

A good friend of mine is looking for a 2-3 BR rental that would be handicap accessible, on a quiet lake. A dock or deck overlooking the lake would be great. Location is not too important as long as...
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