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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 05:15 PM
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Posted By MrKawfey
If you're sliding back on skins, ain't no scales...

If you're sliding back on skins, ain't no scales in the world gonna git you up.
Have you thought about ski crampons? Somewhere in a buried mystery box I have a pair for my Silvretta's. I've never...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, wik, I keep putting "leather" in quotes...

Also, wik, I keep putting "leather" in quotes because I don't think either of my soft boots (the Bates or the Salewa's) are actually leather. They are some textile of the synthetic variety.

Also,...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, just to address your more specific usage: ...

Also, just to address your more specific usage:
Trees: Depends on the snow, they are light and maneuverable and I love that in the trees.
Bumps: Depends on the snow, they are light and maneuverable...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Struck out on the bathtub, inventory problems...

Struck out on the bathtub, inventory problems abound!

Anyhow, I think between montcalm and me, there is enough info to get a pretty good idea of what's possible. But here's an attempt to summarize...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
I'm not exactly going to disagree with montcalm,...

I'm not exactly going to disagree with montcalm, but maybe elaborate a bit more:

1) No, but let's be honest about 20 degrees. When most people brag about the angle of a run they skied they are...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-21-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Yup, that's exactly what I have done so far. I...

Yup, that's exactly what I have done so far. I hot wax the tips and tails at the beginning of the year and rub on some glide wax when I go out. So far I have not experimented with any kick wax.
...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
What do you guys use on your "waxless" bases? So...

What do you guys use on your "waxless" bases? So far I've only used glide wax on the non-patterned part.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, fwiw, I've heard many people in the forum...

Also, fwiw, I've heard many people in the forum rave about the Voile Vector BC. Not sure how it compares, just sharing.

Also, fwiw, I ski the 169s. Much shorter than my resort skis.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Couldn't agree more about the mermaid paradox....

Couldn't agree more about the mermaid paradox. These skis are really generalist and don't excel at anything. But... while you can bring a second set of boots (at least I can :D), you can really only...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By MrKawfey
Here's my submission. For me it's as much about...

Here's my submission. For me it's as much about the binding system as the skis. I love these Fischer S-Bound skis, but the Silvretta bindings make it the do-all of my dreams.

I don't have much...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-18-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By MrKawfey
Updates on gear are tough because by the time you...

Updates on gear are tough because by the time you can really report back, the gear you are reporting on probably isn't being sold anymore.

Despite that, I'll let you know how I made out. I bit the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-11-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,756
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, I should add, check out the iskyny program....

Also, I should add, check out the iskyny program. 3rd and 4th graders get a card that lets them ski free 3 times at most places in NY. That's 3 free passes at EACH resort, not 3 total. Plus Monday...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-11-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,756
Posted By MrKawfey
This weekend is the West Mountain Ski Swap. So...

This weekend is the West Mountain Ski Swap. So far that's where I've gotten all the equipment for our kids. They usually have some XC gear every year too.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,971
Posted By MrKawfey
According to one of my hiking friends, his...

According to one of my hiking friends, his grandparents worked as caretakers at the old Whitehouse. His uncle told him that his grandfather had planted a small orchard worth of apple trees not far...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, I can share my experience on the Upper...

Also, I can share my experience on the Upper Works/Mud question with a caveat. When I used to go to the HP's more frequently before the turn of the century I was usually coming down from the North...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By MrKawfey
Just want to add something to D's advice. Store...

Just want to add something to D's advice. Store the canister AWAY from your camp.

I have generally avoided the High Peaks area over the last 20 years, but have overnighted at Lake Colden a few...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-03-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,946
Posted By MrKawfey
Ok, so...percolator was a mixed bag. Not sure...

Ok, so...percolator was a mixed bag. Not sure it's worth it.

On the upside the coffee was very good. My small percolator was able to make 4 good size cups for each pot and we could make it as...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-03-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By MrKawfey
I just got back from Forked Lake and instead of...

I just got back from Forked Lake and instead of bringing the Noah's tarp I splurged a bit (for me anyway) and bought a Nemo Bugout before we left. It's the exact same thing as the Noah's tarp, but it...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-03-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,118
Posted By MrKawfey
A couple years ago I was there on a...

A couple years ago I was there on a Dads-n-daughters trip and one of the other guys caught a good size walleye. We cooked it up and added it to our taco bags for dinner and with the Spanish rice and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-03-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,118
Posted By MrKawfey
Also, any idea why images don't seem to rotate...

Also, any idea why images don't seem to rotate the way they should
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