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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Wldrns
It was burned to the ground, by accident or on...

It was burned to the ground, by accident or on purpose, but not by authority of the DEC.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Wldrns
I haven't been there in a couple of years, when I...

I haven't been there in a couple of years, when I was part of a trail trail clearing crew there. There are wet places and dry places. Should be generally easy to travel in any case.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Wldrns
I was at the 8th Lake campground today working on...

I was at the 8th Lake campground today working on a Lean2Rescue job. Lots of campers are occupying sites, no charge, no attendant on duty. Bathrooms are closed. Pit toilets (outhouses) are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wldrns
On busy weekends, there are often multiple SAR...

On busy weekends, there are often multiple SAR incidents going on simultaneously. For example, during the final day of the Alex Stevens incident, two helicopters were initially assigned, along with...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Wldrns
I hope not. Makes it a lot less wild feeling.

I hope not. Makes it a lot less wild feeling.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-03-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,063
Posted By Wldrns
My first fishing experience was for Tug Hill...

My first fishing experience was for Tug Hill trout in the 50's and 60's. Both of my parents grew up there, and my dad would take me fishing at a very young age and visit my grandfather who still...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By Wldrns
It was in the early 1970's that moose sightings...

It was in the early 1970's that moose sightings began to appear in the dairy farm country of Lewis County and the western edge of the Adirondacks. Dozens of cars would line up on the road for a view....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-29-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,063
Posted By Wldrns
Most definitions of Indian Summer say it is an...

Most definitions of Indian Summer say it is an unusually late period of warm, dry, and still weather occurring in the fall after a hard frost. We haven't had any heavy frost yet this season. I can...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-27-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Wldrns
Try: ...

Try:
http://www.adkbyowner.com/search/Vacation-Rentals.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
I am aware of the Mt Home to T-Lake Falls...

I am aware of the Mt Home to T-Lake Falls "trail". It has been 12-15 years since I have been on it, by following best terrain route by reading map and compass azimuth. If it were truly a DEC...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
Are you certain that flagging was placed by the...

Are you certain that flagging was placed by the DEC?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
I am very familiar with the DEC rangers in areas...

I am very familiar with the DEC rangers in areas where I hike and the trail projects they are working. Several rangers are my personal friends. I am often one of the volunteers helping them to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
Why not just place a log or unique stick or...

Why not just place a log or unique stick or couple of rocks on the trail that you can easily identify at the turn off? Or put the turn at an identifiable tree or such landmark. That's what i have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
It would be a stupid practice to place flagging...

It would be a stupid practice to place flagging and rely upon it to find your way out of the woods. I completely agree with TB above. I remove every piece of flagging that I come across (unless it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
Then you know that after SAR teams are released...

Then you know that after SAR teams are released from an incident, especially after logging many miles on a difficult tiring and sweaty one, few searchers want to stay around longer than it takes to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
it may not cost you a dime, but DEC is on the...

it may not cost you a dime, but DEC is on the payroll. How many posts here mention shortage of rangers and time to do routine patrols? Maybe you can, but after a multi-day search, I am not about to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
Or anyone else who comes across it. I regularly...

Or anyone else who comes across it. I regularly remove flagging tape I find. For the DEC or SAR to remove it would incur quite an expense. When SAR does a detailed (Type III) grid search, cotton...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By Wldrns
nothing has no cost to DEC/State. You assume...

nothing has no cost to DEC/State.

You assume that everyone participates in text. Email or traditional telephone call, maybe. I do not do text, it being only one small step above tapping Morse...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
Yuri, see post #41.

Yuri, see post #41.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,551
Posted By Wldrns
My crew was searching by following the stream...

My crew was searching by following the stream while heading north going upstream on the east side of that drainage. There are a number of beautiful cascades of rushing water in a narrow very rocky...
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