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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-11-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By snapper
It's already been mentioned but I'd like to...

It's already been mentioned but I'd like to reiterate that the purchase of a dehydrator is a great way to go. We purchased one when my daughter was in 7th grade (she turns 39 today) and it's still...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By snapper
It would alter, and shorten, your trip a bit but...

It would alter, and shorten, your trip a bit but you could park at the Crusher Run access site on Rt. 3/30 if that would be helpful. It's a DEC boat launch and access site with plenty of room for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,176
Posted By snapper
Montcalm - For what it's worth, your second map...

Montcalm - For what it's worth, your second map didn't show up when I clicked on the link. All I got was an "error" message.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.
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Forum: Trip Reports 05-14-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,269
Posted By snapper
I would echo DSettahr's words about paddling up...

I would echo DSettahr's words about paddling up the Cold River from the Raquette. For many years I led trips for a college program and visited this section of the river many times. Some years the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-27-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,043
Posted By snapper
I had a total knee replacement on the right side...

I had a total knee replacement on the right side 10 years ago; my left knee continues in its original state. My doctor told me I would have problems with rehab right from the get go because my legs...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By snapper
Justin - Thanks for asking. My guess is my...

Justin - Thanks for asking. My guess is my original attempt didn't work so I tried again yesterday but haven't seen any approval yet. I apologize for the lack of photo, etc. I'm not a big social...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-23-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By snapper
Justin - Thanks for setting this up. I clicked...

Justin - Thanks for setting this up. I clicked on as well.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 03-05-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By snapper
Love the quote. Sounds quite appropriate to your...

Love the quote. Sounds quite appropriate to your day. Thanks for the report and photos. They never disappoint.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 03-02-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By snapper
Thanks for the photos and trip report. Looks...

Thanks for the photos and trip report. Looks like you had a great time. I can understand your comments regarding the night sky when in the Adirondacks; especially in winter. It seems like I'm...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-05-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,926
Posted By snapper
Russ - Been away for a bit so I apologize for the...

Russ - Been away for a bit so I apologize for the lateness of this reply. That being said...yea, I'm OK with staying away from the alternative for as long as I'm physically able; and mentally sound...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,886
Posted By snapper
Full Disclaimer...I'm not the one who did this...

Full Disclaimer...I'm not the one who did this trip but about 8 years ago I was running shuttles for SUNY Cortland. We had a trip that I picked up at the Fourth Lake boat launch who I then drove...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-21-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,926
Posted By snapper
Russ - Good to know! Thanks for letting me...

Russ - Good to know! Thanks for letting me know. I'll keep that in mind as my wife isn't all that hyped up when I head out alone these days. Something about my getting older. What? Did she...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,926
Posted By snapper
DSettahr - For many years I led canoe trips for...

DSettahr - For many years I led canoe trips for SUNY Cortland's program out of Raquette Lake and Raquette Falls became a favorite location. Over that time I became friends with Mike Frenette who was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By snapper
https://www.waterworkscanoe.com/ WaterRings...

https://www.waterworkscanoe.com/

WaterRings - Just found that link above that should get you some results. Seems like the original Bag Lady has retired but has handed things off to these folks.
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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,193
Posted By snapper
All we got down here in Otsego county was a bit...

All we got down here in Otsego county was a bit of slushy snow; the kind that immediately turns icy underfoot as soon as you step on it. Seems like you got the better end of this deal (LOL)!
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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By snapper
Years ago I remember a woman who went by the...

Years ago I remember a woman who went by the business name of the "Bag Lady." She made covers to order for your canoe. I used to see her add at various canoe events around NYS so you might want to...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-25-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By snapper
Wow...nice hike. Sure beats time in the office. ...

Wow...nice hike. Sure beats time in the office. Thanks for sharing. Always appreciated.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 10-08-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,437
Posted By snapper
Beautiful photos. Looks like a good day; and...

Beautiful photos. Looks like a good day; and it's nice to see a bit of snow again.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,925
Posted By snapper
Long before Knu-Pac was in business we made...

Long before Knu-Pac was in business we made similar portage frames using the old Camp Trails "Freighter" frames and PVC pipe for an outdoor program I work in. We made about 50 sets one night up at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-02-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,298
Posted By snapper
Sorry that I'm unable to answer your question but...

Sorry that I'm unable to answer your question but for what microspikes weigh, and the small amount of room they'll take up in your pack, I'd suggest you just bring them. That way you have them if...
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