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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Wldrns
The pvc perimeter to the longer kid's sled adds a...

The pvc perimeter to the longer kid's sled adds a lot of stiffening which lessens the tendency to tip over because it allows a tighter rope tie over the top of any carried gear. Otherwise a tight top...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-15-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Wldrns
I have two different models of home made pulk....

I have two different models of home made pulk. The orange one (a "paris" sled I believe it is called) is more flimsy so I surrounded the perimeter with PVC with a rope running through to keep it a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Wldrns
Wow, that's expensive. I use what looks like...

Wow, that's expensive. I use what looks like just the belt part of that contraption. Should be able to find it for not much over a couple of bucks at an army surplus store. It seems sufficient, even...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Wldrns
I use an army surplus belt that I modified to...

I use an army surplus belt that I modified to connect to my pulk drag poles. It easily expands enough to go over my winter coat, although while generating heat when hauling a pulk I don't usually...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,511
Posted By Wldrns
You can go several miles above High Falls, but...

You can go several miles above High Falls, but the beaver dams and log obstacles become very much increasingly numerous. Quite possible, and many do it. It is all paddleable, although there are a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Wldrns
Does continuous paddling a canoe count? ...

Does continuous paddling a canoe count?

I've done the Adirondack 90 mile "Cannonball" (not an official race) to be paddled and manually portaged from old Forge to Saranac Lake, all in the same...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,537
Posted By Wldrns
i just finished watching the finale. I was a...

i just finished watching the finale. I was a little disappointed that the DEC and rangers were not featured in any way. And that the proper search line was not shown. it is not to be a broad...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Wldrns
Noseeums, also called "Punkies" in some places...

Noseeums, also called "Punkies" in some places (esp. western Adirondacks and Tug Hill). Small indeed, and some would say they come right through a tent wall or screen. In reality, when you are out...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-05-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Wldrns
I believe I saw that boat at Pete's when I bought...

I believe I saw that boat at Pete's when I bought my Hornbeck canoe in that same year. Not being a kayaker, I had no other than passing interest in Pete's new projects at the time. He tried many new...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-05-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 145,817
Posted By Wldrns
From the DEC web page you can get quite a lot of...

From the DEC web page you can get quite a lot of information, including wetland boundaries and tax map information. it takes some navigation to click on the right options from the tools and legend...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-04-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Wldrns
I almost forgot the steps and ledges on Rocky. My...

I almost forgot the steps and ledges on Rocky. My SAR team has trained there using a litter with low angle belay techniques to get down over those rocky ledge steps. Again nothing I would want to...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Wldrns
I believe the CDC and other medical resources say...

I believe the CDC and other medical resources say that one full minute boil time is sufficient heat and time to kill any harmful bacteria we might have here. Any longer is wasteful of fuel (although...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Wldrns
I have often watched all that heat being expelled...

I have often watched all that heat being expelled from the KK chimney, though about making use of it. You can buy a kit that attaches to the top of the chimney to cook on. But i thought, how hard...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Wldrns
I'll echo DS's recommendations. I have used...

I'll echo DS's recommendations.
I have used an alcohol stove for years, and also a Kelly Kettle frequently. And even a variety of Coleman liquid/multi fuel stoves as the then standard stove for...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-02-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Wldrns
quiggk, have you ever hiked it in the summer? ...

quiggk, have you ever hiked it in the summer? there are a couple of not too difficult pitches to scramble over. Not bad on foot, but not something I would like to attempt strapped to skis with...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-30-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
Then I apologize, as it can sometimes be...

Then I apologize, as it can sometimes be difficult to read what is being meant in a textual content and who it is directed toward. But I stand by making the effort to learn what you have an interest...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-30-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
It is easy to find the information, either self...

It is easy to find the information, either self taught or from an organized program, then go out and try/practice it enough to get skillful enough to save your life, or to just spend the night. I...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-30-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
Vtpaws, sounds like your friend could use some...

Vtpaws, sounds like your friend could use some bushcraft skills or a lesson in primitive survival. With a garbage bag there are ways to spend a reasonable and survivable (though not necessarily...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-27-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Wldrns
Just to be clear, the official snowmobile trails...

Just to be clear, the official snowmobile trails are not on the lake, but there are several of those dang things that will be traveling on nearby trails in the immediate adjacent area. Official trail...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-27-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Wldrns
Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes.

Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes.
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