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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-13-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By forgedin78
I wouldn't let the hunting season deter you, the...

I wouldn't let the hunting season deter you, the only big game hunting open during that time is archery, or possibly crossbow.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By forgedin78
From good luck, you can paddle into chub and...

From good luck, you can paddle into chub and trout lakes, but going upstream on the river, past rte 10 is a chore, doable, but not worth the effort for me. And brown lake can't be reached without a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-27-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,968
Posted By forgedin78
I think bears, especially bears habituated to...

I think bears, especially bears habituated to raiding campers, will find any of the bear canisters. For the most part the canister does nothing to contain the scent of food. I'm pretty confident...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-26-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,432
Posted By forgedin78
Spy lake has lots of chain pickerel, but never...

Spy lake has lots of chain pickerel, but never heard of anyone catching a northern in there. Also, since covid began the gate has remained closed with a posted sign on it. So I would plan on...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-06-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By forgedin78
Did you end up walking the final stretch to the...

Did you end up walking the final stretch to the Pillsbury trailhead? Just curious if some are able to make it. Haven't been there since Oct 2019, and the road was in good shape then, was wondering...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-28-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,906
Posted By forgedin78
I haven't actually seen any emerald ash borers...

I haven't actually seen any emerald ash borers with my own eyes, but I have noticed most ash trees in the southern Adirondacks are dead or dying. For the last 5 years or so, if I notice an ash tree,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-20-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,708
Posted By forgedin78
Just curious... how did mice get into a bear...

Just curious... how did mice get into a bear canister? Or do they just chew through the plastic?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,803
Posted By forgedin78
I always assumed the boat was named for the lost...

I always assumed the boat was named for the lost pond that's right up on the mountain behind his shop.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,267
Posted By forgedin78
I couldn't agree more. Most hunters would be...

I couldn't agree more. Most hunters would be more likely to watch out for your things than to steal them.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-10-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By forgedin78
I paddled to vly lake two weeks ago, no problems...

I paddled to vly lake two weeks ago, no problems with water levels then, and we had a hurricane since then to raise the water levels. There were only 3 or 4 dams to get over, to get all the way to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,042
Posted By forgedin78
Thanks. I'm glad to hear that the road will be...

Thanks. I'm glad to hear that the road will be repaired. I walked in about six weeks ago, and didn't see any sign that anything would be done.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,598
Posted By forgedin78
Is it even legal to buy bear spray in this state?

Is it even legal to buy bear spray in this state?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-17-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,403
Posted By forgedin78
There is definitely a well used campsite at the...

There is definitely a well used campsite at the north end of big pond, not far from the trail, with a side trail to it. But last I was there, I could not find a camp here disk.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,570
Posted By forgedin78
Is it climbing gear?

Is it climbing gear?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-10-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,120
Posted By forgedin78
I've used the occasional found boat as well, and...

I've used the occasional found boat as well, and never gave it a second thought. I think the majority of backcountry travelers would. It's all part of tge adventure....Will it float? Yes it does,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,974
Posted By forgedin78
Im still wondering what happens in the scenario...

Im still wondering what happens in the scenario where you are in the woods longer than planned, and miss the last shuttle?
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-08-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,621
Posted By forgedin78
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-10-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,028
Posted By forgedin78
Do you mean closed, as in cab locked up, stairs...

Do you mean closed, as in cab locked up, stairs missing? Or closed, meaning you cannot hike to the tower at all?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-03-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By forgedin78
Theres really no reason to use the ladders. That...

Theres really no reason to use the ladders. That trail goes well above the pond, and then you will have to down climb to the pond. The western trail to the pond has no ladders that I can remember.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By forgedin78
I agree, I was just trying to imagine climbing...

I agree, I was just trying to imagine climbing even the direct route with a canoe...:eek:

I guess it's possible, but wow, hope you go scout it out like he said, if you haven't been there before....
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