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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,372
Posted By forest dweller
Questions about the Five Ponds, Siamese Ponds and Dix Mountain Wilderness areas...

Star Lake through Sand Lake clear of significant beaver floods?

Easy to get around if it isn't?

And just how tore up is the trail into Cage Lake / Wolf Pond from vehicle use? (people with...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-27-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,992
Posted By forest dweller
What are the best maps to download for use with Gaia GPS app (for the Adirondacks)?

What are the best maps to download for use with Gaia GPS app (for the Adirondacks)?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-28-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,039
Posted By forest dweller
What, would you say about 10% of people don't...

What, would you say about 10% of people don't realize that recently cut green trees don't burn...and cutting the trees makes the area less beautiful than it was before they cut them? I think we need...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 37,700
Posted By forest dweller
Really unhappy with Gaia GPS...probably operator...

Really unhappy with Gaia GPS...probably operator error but I downloaded the maps and the app was friggin useless in the backcountry - no detail at all. I got a better idea of where I was using Google...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-25-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,850
Posted By forest dweller
I treat it like campfires - mandatory bear...

I treat it like campfires - mandatory bear container and no campfires in the eastern High Peaks...I do the opposite in the western High Peaks - I know campfires are allowed...I also assume the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-25-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,397
Posted By forest dweller
I usually have a 6 or 8 mile limit per day and...

I usually have a 6 or 8 mile limit per day and that should be doable, even if tough, paddling a barge in strong winds. A 65 pound 16 and a half foot tandem royalex tripping canoe would probably be...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-25-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,397
Posted By forest dweller
Who can recommend a great packraft?

Who can recommend a great packraft - super strong and reliable, able to accommodate a 190 pound man and 45 pounds of gear...for flat water tripping? Have never done the Long Lake to Tupper Lake...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-16-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Well, under the current circumstances...I reckon....

Well, under the current circumstances...I reckon.

I guess I gambled, hurt noone and nothing, and lost.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
The writing is too faded on the ticket, it's...

The writing is too faded on the ticket, it's illegible. My wife read it to me on the day it happened - don't know the code, she said it said "driving on forest preserve".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
The ranger said it was "less than a parking...

The ranger said it was "less than a parking ticket"...I don't know if he just said that or if he knew it to be true.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Too far for car camping, too close for...

Too far for car camping, too close for backpacking...if that makes any sense. A football field or two.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Ah man, just when I thought you were among the...

Ah man, just when I thought you were among the brighter ones having the best take on the Whitney property that is coming available!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Well, I saw a gray area - wasn't going to harm...

Well, I saw a gray area - wasn't going to harm anything, wasn't going far, but far enough to not go "aw **** I forgot my headlamp" and dread the walk back. As I said, "technically" I was in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Besides that, those gates linger from Finch and...

Besides that, those gates linger from Finch and Pruyn...I did no harm driving that road a few hundred yards to the campsite. Maybe they should move the gate to near the campsite...making it more like...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
I may do that...the fine might factor...

I may do that...the fine might factor in...staying on topic anybody know what that might be?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
I wanted that to become entirely wilderness...as...

I wanted that to become entirely wilderness...as long as they are making a mockery of it, having perfectly good roads, not calling it wilderness, making you stop 300 yards before a designated...
Forum: Environmental Issues 09-15-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,465
Posted By forest dweller
Can someone tell me if this has ever happened...

Can someone tell me if this has ever happened once the Nature Conservancy has purchased the land? Because it seems that once they buy it they hold out for putting it in the best hands possible - New...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,147
Posted By forest dweller
Anybody know what a "driving in the forest preserve" ticket fine is?

Anybody know what a "driving in the forest preserve" ticket fine is?

My wife and I camped a single night at the campsite near the Hudson River near the Essex Chain Lakes...the campsite was a few...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By forest dweller
Well, I'd need to be sure of this or we would be...

Well, I'd need to be sure of this or we would be turning around at the first extremely challenging beaver mess and that would be a real bummer (small ones OK)

Anyone know if they did an official...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By forest dweller
So you are saying between the bridge over the...

So you are saying between the bridge over the Oswegatchie River to Big and Little Shallow it's pretty smooth sailing with no real beaver pond / lake challenges?
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