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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By bwhallett
Site 31 isn't as swampy as it looks on some of...

Site 31 isn't as swampy as it looks on some of the satellite imagery. I scored this site for a glorious labor day weekend in 2008. Of course, bugs are not bad that time of year, but July should be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-31-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,580
Posted By bwhallett
Wow. That kind of feels like a gut punch to...

Wow. That kind of feels like a gut punch to thinking the Essex chain will provide a wilderness feel. I would be a whole lot happier if the second access site between 4th and 5th lakes were not in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 27,705
Posted By bwhallett
Hopefully this means that the state will have no...

Hopefully this means that the state will have no room in the budget for developing large DEC campgrounds in the Essex chain anytime in the, well, ever. All I ask is a simple 1/2 mile carry a la Lake...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-02-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,820
Posted By bwhallett
As an alternative to Lows, and if you want to...

As an alternative to Lows, and if you want to stay away from the 90-miler, may I suggest Rainbow Lake, Lake Kushakua, and Clear Lake. There are some good paddle-in sites at the southwest end of Clear...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-25-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,648
Posted By bwhallett
Thanks snav, that's great info. I've read many...

Thanks snav, that's great info. I've read many dog suggestions on this forum but its good to hear a rundown from a high peak hiker with a golden! My dog has gotten sore pads before, the worst from...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-24-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,648
Posted By bwhallett
Hey, Great TR. I have a question about...

Hey, Great TR.

I have a question about Haystack, dogs and the high peaks in general. I have a 5yo golden retriever and unlike some dogs I've seen, he's not really capable of climbing the ladders...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-09-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,642
Posted By bwhallett
Well, the smart geologist stashes his/her samples...

Well, the smart geologist stashes his/her samples and only carries them back out, so the heaviest loads are at the end of the day. Good luck with your decision!
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-08-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,642
Posted By bwhallett
I am a geologist who relies on my pack to carry...

I am a geologist who relies on my pack to carry rock samples and lots of gear. I am constantly taking it off and loading it down in some pretty rugged places, as well as bushwacking to get to the...
Forum: Photography 11-16-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,521
Posted By bwhallett
Identical, or fraternal? :D

Identical, or fraternal? :D
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-30-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,932
Posted By bwhallett
Stanley the golden. He's a good sport but he'd...

Stanley the golden. He's a good sport but he'd rather be swimming.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,243
Posted By bwhallett
This is a related question and perhaps those who...

This is a related question and perhaps those who have been there may know. I found an old post from several years back that says there are 6+ campsites on Clear Pond (the pond north of the Rainbow...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,015
Posted By bwhallett
Can't help but share this, it makes me laugh (the...

Can't help but share this, it makes me laugh (the Beware of Bears review...)
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,000
Posted By bwhallett
I was there Labor Day weekend a couple of years...

I was there Labor Day weekend a couple of years ago and there were a few open ones then. We claimed the northeastern Black Duck Hole site on saturday afternoon. Good luck. A spectacular area.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-09-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,848
Posted By bwhallett
Thanks for all the info. I have been putting off...

Thanks for all the info. I have been putting off LTL/Round, but maybe this is time to pull the trigger. If prediction is for wind, Buck/Kushaqua/Rainbow Narrows sounds great! Hope you all can find...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,848
Posted By bwhallett
Where to AVOID on 4th of July weekend?

Anyone have suggestions of where NOT to go for 4th of July weekend in the Adirondacks? I am thinking in terms of established lakeshore camping, designated (fee) or otherwise (paddle-in a plus). I...
Forum: Photography 05-16-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,057
Posted By bwhallett
One more... I can hike too! 7826

One more...

I can hike too!
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Forum: Photography 05-16-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,057
Posted By bwhallett
Here's Stanley the golden retriever. He's an...

Here's Stanley the golden retriever. He's an all-star swimmer and can't stay out of the water...

Laps at Cranberry Lake
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Fetching the stick
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At Lake Lila
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Forum: Photography 05-16-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 112,209
Posted By bwhallett
I Love this thread! Hey Dunbar, I rang in...

I Love this thread!

Hey Dunbar, I rang in the new year 2005 at that EXACT TENTSITE at Hermit Rapids in the GC.7811

Havasu Creek, Havasupai Reservation, Grand Canyon7806

meadow in Pecos...
Forum: Photography 08-18-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,928
Posted By bwhallett
From Lake Lila Lean-To

Great at dusk, especially for spotting moose (I mean retriever).
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