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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By stripperguy
I'll bet there is!! Every map that I access to...

I'll bet there is!!
Every map that I access to just now says "Pashley". Well, the maps don't actually speak...
All of my guidebooks are packed away as I continue to squat at my daughter's house....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-08-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By stripperguy
Madison, Sounds like you'll have lots of time...

Madison,
Sounds like you'll have lots of time to explore. Be sure to visit both falls on Dug Mt Brook.
You can paddle a ways upstream on the Jessup too, it's surprisingly wild for being so...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By stripperguy
WW, I guarantee you'll like both of those...

WW,
I guarantee you'll like both of those boats. Good on water performance and good on your shoulders too!
Congrats!

Webby...If you're even casually considering building your own boat, I would...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-30-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By stripperguy
Jake, I'm sending you a PM

Jake,
I'm sending you a PM
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By stripperguy
Here's what it looks like 0.6 miles upstream from...

Here's what it looks like 0.6 miles upstream from the Carry lean to
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By stripperguy
Mr Jake, What is it about Lake George that...

Mr Jake,
What is it about Lake George that makes you want to paddle/camp there?
Is it the convenience of a reserved site?
Availability of on water rental?
The allure of island camping?
The...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-20-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By stripperguy
In a word NO! Not Legal!

In a word NO!





Not Legal!
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-17-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, We are subbing out the excavation,...

Zach,
We are subbing out the excavation, foundation, framing and roofing.
We also will sub out the insulation and sheetrock and taping. Excavation requires equipment and skills that we just don't...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By stripperguy
I have ten sets of shaft blanks cut and glued. ...

I have ten sets of shaft blanks cut and glued.
It's now up to my son and nephew to take over.
They'll need to rough shape the shafts, add the cedar for the blades, then sand/blend everything. Being...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By stripperguy
If you only have a few hours, I would head to...

If you only have a few hours, I would head to Long Pond. It's only a 0.3 mile carry along and old road. Long Pond is probably the nicest, easy access wilderness pond in the area.
Plenty of protected...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By stripperguy
As far as I know there are no portages in the St...

As far as I know there are no portages in the St Regis area...only carries. ;)

I passed through the Little Clear to St Regis carry in the spring of 2017.
It's barely a 1/2 mile, some exposed...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By stripperguy
Sounds like a great trip, nice TR. I anxiously...

Sounds like a great trip, nice TR. I anxiously await your photos.
When my gang passed through into Lows from Bog Lake (same time of year), the peepers were deafeningly loud, it was a surreal...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,603
Posted By stripperguy
Paradox6, Thanks for the thread resurrection,...

Paradox6,
Thanks for the thread resurrection, the thread went dormant a year before I showed up here!

I have been camping, hiking, paddling the Adirondacks all of my life.
With, ahem, a few...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By stripperguy
From the best maps that I have, it seems that...

From the best maps that I have, it seems that nearly all of the northern shore in that corner is public land. Even so, I think access via Rat Pond would be the better route...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By stripperguy
Crash Thanks for the info and the pics. It’s...

Crash
Thanks for the info and the pics. It’s now on “ the list”
And thanks to all those beavers that increase my paddling opportunities!!
Pretty sure none of those beavers are on this forum, but...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-17-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By stripperguy
Okaaaaay...76 views, no comments. I'll take...

Okaaaaay...76 views, no comments.
I'll take that as a no, no one has been there.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By stripperguy
Little Rainbow Pond?

Anybody been there?
It looks like a not too far jaunt from the corner of Hoel to some maybe navigable water leading to Little Rainbow.
Or maybe the other way, from Rat Pond?
I might be up and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By stripperguy
Benjamin, You could also do a loop from Lila to...

Benjamin,
You could also do a loop from Lila to Lows...Here's a link to a trip we did in 2013 to help your planning and maybe entice you too. Disclaimer: I hijacked another members' thread, my TR...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-30-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By stripperguy
Not for northern ADK's, but here's a link to a...

Not for northern ADK's, but here's a link to a study that has 100 years of historical ice in/ice out data...
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-26-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By stripperguy
Bob, This is all I can find quickly, I'll look...

Bob,
This is all I can find quickly, I'll look for better pics later on...
...
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