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Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By snapper
Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and...

Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and jogging many memories for me.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 09-14-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By snapper
Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing...

Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing your adventure. Looks like a wonderful day of exploring.

Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,305
Posted By snapper
I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and...

I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and some years ago we had an instructor by the name of Erik Schlimmer. Erik is a strong proponent of NOT treating your water when in the backcountry. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By snapper
Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had...

Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had egret here along the section of the Susquehanna River where I live for the last few years. I live just downstream of where the river begins in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By snapper
Charlie - If you use the Ursack the way it's...

Charlie - If you use the Ursack the way it's recommended you don't need any ropes either. Just a matter of choice; again, where it's legal. I'd never use one in a region where canisters are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By snapper
Now...back to our regularly schedule program... ...

Now...back to our regularly schedule program...

Been gone for a bit but if my memory serves me correctly, the OP stated that he'd be renting a bear canister while in the High Peaks. The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By snapper
Justin - To add my thoughts regarding...

Justin - To add my thoughts regarding Jenny...thanks so much for sharing your adventures with her over the years. I really appreciated your comments in regard to getting my current pooch acclimated...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By snapper
I'll give you another option if you're so...

I'll give you another option if you're so inclined...check out an Ursack. I've been using one for years without any issues; although one person I was with had a problem one night. The beauty is my...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-28-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By snapper
Great adventure Conk. As always, thanks for...

Great adventure Conk. As always, thanks for sharing your explorations & exploits with us all. Even armchair adventurers will be motivated to get outside after seeing your photos and reading of your...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-28-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By snapper
Russ - Thanks for the report. I'd heard similar...

Russ - Thanks for the report. I'd heard similar comments as yours but I know you're very familiar with the area so it's good to read your thoughts. I've actually hiked most of the stretch down to...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-27-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By snapper
Thanks for your work with the fire pit. I work...

Thanks for your work with the fire pit. I work cleaning up two lean-to sites in the Catskills and it never ceases to amaze me how much folks can abuse a fire pit between our visits. It's amazing we...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-27-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By snapper
Russ - I love your idea but I'll say...

Russ - I love your idea but I'll say this...you're a better man than I Gunga Din. There's no way I could walk all those miles on the RR tracks. The inability to get into any sort of natural stride...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By snapper
If you look at the Raquette Lake area you could...

If you look at the Raquette Lake area you could paddle up South Inlet to the falls. There is a parking area and access at the bridge that goes over the stream where it enters Raquette Lake. From...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-07-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By snapper
Hopefully others will chime in but I've heard...

Hopefully others will chime in but I've heard tales about service being available at Kellys Point and also Plumleys. My guess is you'll receive more definitive answers pretty soon.

That's all for...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-31-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By snapper
The two lean-tos at Deerland are pretty easy to...

The two lean-tos at Deerland are pretty easy to find. You'll find then down the hill near the river but before you actually reach the water. One is immediately to the left of the trail and easy to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-30-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By snapper
For what it's worth, I wouldn't bother adding...

For what it's worth, I wouldn't bother adding Kempshall Mt. to your list. The fire tower was removed long ago and without it, there's no view.

That's all for now. Take care and until next...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By snapper
Not sure what map you're looking at but Owls Head...

Not sure what map you're looking at but Owls Head mountain isn't located anywhere near either Forked Lake or Buttermilk Falls; it's actually off of Long Lake.

If you do stay at Forked Lake you...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-25-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By snapper
Moral - not just long pants, but the right long...

Moral - not just long pants, but the right long pants!

To my way of thinking the moral is to have hairy legs :)

Until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By snapper
Faline - I haven't traveled that way in a long...

Faline - I haven't traveled that way in a long time but it's typically a wet area. Figure that your boots will get muddy but it's a beautiful area so don't let that discourage you.

That's all...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By snapper
I would highly recommend WILDWATERS at the Glen. ...

I would highly recommend WILDWATERS at the Glen. I've worked with Doug since the early 1980's and his staff of guides are all top notch. They also operate a nice inn with dining facilities right on...
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