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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
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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: 10
Views: 451
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: 7
Views: 455
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: 10
Views: 416
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: 637
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: 43
Views: 2,854
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: 825
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...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-29-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By stripperguy
Best to try to keep the little guys out rather...

Best to try to keep the little guys out rather than declare war there’s too many of them
StuffIt is a product made for blocking mice sized gaps it’s made of copper so no rust stains
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-09-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By stripperguy
My cheapo dehydrator died last year, so until I...

My cheapo dehydrator died last year, so until I get another, I just dry my foods and fruits in my daughter's convection oven. Spread it thin on a cookie sheet, set the oven for the lowest temp, and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By stripperguy
Yeah, that's definitely it. It's really wide and...

Yeah, that's definitely it. It's really wide and shows up on the very first map in your linked DEC plan, in fact, it's the preferred route.

The spot where the proposed trail crosses RT 28N could...
Forum: Photography 07-08-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 99,701
Posted By stripperguy
Last week with a buddy of mine and his family on...

Last week with a buddy of mine and his family on Fishing Brook...the boys were all excited to traverse their very first beaver dam!!
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-08-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By stripperguy
I was thinking that...Mostly I'm intrigued since...

I was thinking that...Mostly I'm intrigued since that may pass near the Newcomb River (making a Newcomb River to Newcomb Lake trip easier, I am getting older, you know)

Also, that part of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By stripperguy
Are you talking the Bog downstream from the lower...

Are you talking the Bog downstream from the lower dam?
If so, I don’t think it’s a good route with lower water and a fragile boat. Although, the carries are not that long...

If you’re referring...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By stripperguy
New road (trail) near Lake Harris???

I was up at Lake Harris (Newcomb) on the 4th, and saw what looks like a wide trail or road cut in from Campsite Rd off to the east, just before the road crosses the Hudson. And looking upstream on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By stripperguy
Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind...

Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind and waves on LTL with a later start, it gets rough.
My favorites sites on LTL are at the head of the lake, 11, 12, Camp Bliss. Rock Pond is a great...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,079
Posted By stripperguy
I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas,...

I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas, alpine skied on it 3 weeks later...
My tear must have been lingering for years, injured it 10 years ago lugging a washer/dryer combo up some stairs. It...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By stripperguy
We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and...

We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and could still hear jet skis on Stillwater, nearly 1-1/2 miles away as the crow flies...which is another reason why I do not recommend Stillwater.

Mr...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By stripperguy
It sounds to me like you would be better off with...

It sounds to me like you would be better off with a sampling of various areas rather than spending a week in just one main area.

For example:
3 days, 2 nights on Little Tupper Lake and Rock Pond,...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By stripperguy
Josh, Sounds like you had a great time!! You...

Josh,
Sounds like you had a great time!! You were probably there at the absolute peak of the black flies...
I think you stayed on the same site that I did last fall. Was this the one?
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-10-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By stripperguy
I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974... Someday...

I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974...
Someday maybe

If you’re looking for an adventurous through route consider Essex chain to the chain drain the the rock and cedar rivers to clear pond and out...
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