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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-26-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 71,903
Posted By MaximusFunk24
Thanks, knowing that it probably will be slow...

Thanks, knowing that it probably will be slow going is kind of a bummer. I think I will do a long day trip of the short leg between wanakena and CL first to preview what the conditions will be like....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-26-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 71,903
Posted By MaximusFunk24
I'm planning out a CL50 ski trip for the spring. ...

I'm planning out a CL50 ski trip for the spring. Does anyone have any insight on the likelihood of the more remote stretches of trail being broken, at least periodically, by spring? Need to decide...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,107
Posted By MaximusFunk24
montcalm, have you read The Hidden Life of Trees...

montcalm, have you read The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben? It corroborates and expounds upon the communication through fungal networks and sharing of resources between familial trees and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-04-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,693
Posted By MaximusFunk24
I have the Chair One also and use it often. At...

I have the Chair One also and use it often. At 165lb I notice that on moist ground, the feet sink down about an inch. If I weighed any more, I would invest in the Helinox "ground sheet" for another...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,224
Posted By MaximusFunk24
You could definitely handle the terrain on xc...

You could definitely handle the terrain on xc skis if you dont want to rent a whole new set up, but the climb up to Avalanche Lake from Av. Camps will be absolutely brutal if you have to herring bone...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 01-01-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 81,830
Posted By MaximusFunk24
My motivation was the winter performance combined...

My motivation was the winter performance combined with better gas mileage than an SUV. 2nd winter with it and as an avid xc skier, I could never go back to FWD year round. I can now get into...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-23-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,742
Posted By MaximusFunk24
yesterday the jackrabbit trail to Mackenzie pond...

yesterday the jackrabbit trail to Mackenzie pond in Saranac Lake was barely ski-able with roots and rocks sticking up, while the bloomingdale bog trail was very nice skiing with one wet spot, though...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,326
Posted By MaximusFunk24
aww, that's too bad. Hope the person ends up...

aww, that's too bad. Hope the person ends up being held accountable.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-12-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By MaximusFunk24
I have tried chinese imitation versions from two...

I have tried chinese imitation versions from two different ebay sellers. the problem I had with both was that the chain links are not welded closed, so about every 3 miles a link would come open and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-30-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,137
Posted By MaximusFunk24
https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/loc...

https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/09/mystery-boom-resounds-throughout-north-country/

Maybe related to these recent occurrences? Never heard any definitive conclusion...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-06-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By MaximusFunk24
Thanks for the info, though I will probably...

Thanks for the info, though I will probably abandon the idea of searching on private property. I have looked for that lean-to on Osgood while paddling up the river, but must have missed it. Now...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-06-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By MaximusFunk24
I recently read an article about the North Notch...

I recently read an article about the North Notch and South Notch ski trail through the Sentinel range that was used during the 1932 olympics. It briefly mentioned in the past tense that there used...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,864
Posted By MaximusFunk24
I used to have one with those small pneumatic...

I used to have one with those small pneumatic lawn and garden tires, but it was always a pain to use on anything except pavement. I Just invested in finding a lighter boat instead.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,864
Posted By MaximusFunk24
Im not sure locally, but the one I saw looked...

Im not sure locally, but the one I saw looked pretty much like this, though maybe an older version because it had spoked wheels:
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,864
Posted By MaximusFunk24
The only type I have ever witnessed people using...

The only type I have ever witnessed people using without struggling over roots and through mud are the ones that have what appear to be small bicycle wheels. I would suspect these are the heaviest...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,988
Posted By MaximusFunk24
If you hear a creepy intermittent tapping during...

If you hear a creepy intermittent tapping during the night, it's the loose thermometer that's nailed to the side catching the wind. First lean-to I ever spent the night in and still one of my...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,474
Posted By MaximusFunk24
yeah, you will definitely be giving yourself away...

yeah, you will definitely be giving yourself away as a recent transplant. I have never heard a local use the term "Daks"

I see you like XC skiing. Tupper Lake has an awesome network of free...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-18-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,620
Posted By MaximusFunk24
Stony Creek to Axton Landing is one of my...

Stony Creek to Axton Landing is one of my favorite routes, especially during fall.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-12-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By MaximusFunk24
After a lot of research I decided to buy a pair...

After a lot of research I decided to buy a pair of Oboz (Bridger model) boots because of the quality of the insoles that come with them and the overall comfortable design. I wasnt disappointed, they...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-30-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,380
Posted By MaximusFunk24
Could be beavers slapping their tails on the...

Could be beavers slapping their tails on the water at night.
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