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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2020, 08:11 PM
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Posted By stripperguy
D, Thanks for the info. I'd like to try...

D,

Thanks for the info.
I'd like to try for a bushwhack up Palmer Pond Hills, anyone tried it from the north side (S of Palmer Pond)?
Not sure if it might be too much adventure for MDB though.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By stripperguy
New trails near The Branch??

I think there are some relatively new trails near Palmer Pond and The Branch.
I've looked through a bunch of DEC stuff, but can't seem to find much info.
Anyone know of these trails?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-22-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By stripperguy
When the kids were young, MDB and I camped at...

When the kids were young, MDB and I camped at Horseshoe Lake a half a dozen times one summer back in the early 90's. We would day trip in to Lows, Hitchins, Big Trout, etc...there were never many...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-16-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By stripperguy
I would assume that it's not the power...

I would assume that it's not the power consumption, but the inconvenience for others when a few individuals tie up the outlets for hours and hours.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By stripperguy
Friends of mine introduced back country camping...

Friends of mine introduced back country camping to other friends at that site.
It is easily hiked to and generally not a popular site.
But, but, but, this is not a typical year!
Forum: Trip Reports 08-25-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By stripperguy
Great trip report...those kids will remember that...

Great trip report...those kids will remember that trip for the rest of their lives!!
What a gift you gave them.
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-24-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,197
Posted By stripperguy
One can only hope...

One can only hope...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-21-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,785
Posted By stripperguy
Montcalm, When you say you want to build, do...

Montcalm,
When you say you want to build, do you mean that you will do the site work, excavation, foundation, framing, roofing, etc all yourself? I’ve done that 40 years ago but could not do that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-18-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By stripperguy
I’ve been through there 3 or 4 times since it...

I’ve been through there 3 or 4 times since it opened to the public and have not noticed any designated sites along the way.
How near is your near?
Ross Pond is not too far
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By stripperguy
I did that bushwhack about 30 years ago with MDB...

I did that bushwhack about 30 years ago with MDB and our 5 year old daughter.
It’s fairly short with open hardwoods, doesn’t get much easier.
However, you’ll need to work your way upstream to find...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-16-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By stripperguy
Sooooo, you’re saying the fire tower is...

Sooooo, you’re saying the fire tower is refurbished? And open?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By stripperguy
Mr Kayaker, While I have not been to Chair...

Mr Kayaker,

While I have not been to Chair Rock Flow in a long time, your experience on that carry trail sounds pretty typical of lightly used areas.
Deadfalls, sporadic trail markers, overgrown...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By stripperguy
It's been a while, but my gang was camped at site...

It's been a while, but my gang was camped at site #4, it was roomy but very near to #'s 5 and 6.
Here is my personal, jaded opinion: Round Lake is pretty small, and unless you plan to paddle the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-11-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By stripperguy
An up and back on the Sacandaga west branch is...

An up and back on the Sacandaga west branch is easy easy easy
Current is slack
A few years back, there were some tricky bank to bank deadfalls otherwise nothing to it
Side trip up good luck lake...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-10-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By stripperguy
You're gonna be close to Powley-Piseco Rd...a 0.5...

You're gonna be close to Powley-Piseco Rd...a 0.5 mile carry gets you to Sand Lake. The inlet is worth a day of exploring. Then there's a hike to Clockmill Pond, very interesting shoreline there....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By stripperguy
What a shame I hope this incident hasn’t soured...

What a shame
I hope this incident hasn’t soured you on future ADK trips
Although I have a life time of never a theft problem in the ADK’s , I still keep my racks inside my vehicle whenever it’s...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-03-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,521
Posted By stripperguy
OSB, You should also do a trial run...

OSB,

You should also do a trial run rehydration at home with a small portion of your chili. Better to figure out your rehydration technique at home...I use a homemade coozyand it makes a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-03-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By stripperguy
Do you have a canoe? Sand Lake from Powley Piseco...

Do you have a canoe? Sand Lake from Powley Piseco Rd is a short carry in and has a nice campsite about halfway down the lake on the E shore. There's also a site right when you reach the lake, but it...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-31-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,197
Posted By stripperguy
Hendrickson has been quoted that he specifically...

Hendrickson has been quoted that he specifically wants a private buyer, NOT NYS, to purchase the property. Both he and Mary Lou were devastated by the destruction of the LTL Brook trout. So the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-29-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By stripperguy
MDB and I own a lot of rental properties, some...

MDB and I own a lot of rental properties, some were built in the 1800's, so they've got some gaps here and there. So we have spent lots of time preventing break ins.
The stuffit is a great...
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