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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-30-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By bluequill
Thank you Festus. Yes, I have an F150 no problem...

Thank you Festus. Yes, I have an F150 no problem fording the stream and the ruts after the Northway. I didn't want to face turning around or backing up in that section if there were any issues.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-30-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By bluequill
West Mill Brook/ Dix Trail

Has anyone been there recently? I was curious about the road condition between the Northway and the gate. Passable? Blowdown or deep ruts? I walked in from Rt 9 in the spring but was hoping to shave...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-06-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,722
Posted By bluequill
Went out today and sat on a log and enjoyed the...

Went out today and sat on a log and enjoyed the weather for a couple of hours and saw some movement just at quitting time. I have some active scrapes and a ton of acorns. A nice bulked up 6 pointer...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-02-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By bluequill
Years ago I used a neoprene farmer john when...

Years ago I used a neoprene farmer john when paddling a canoe. It served me well.

About 20 years ago I bought a Kokatat goretex semi-dry suit. (neoprene gaskets) It was a big improvement over the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-16-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By bluequill
The Boquet in Willsboro is a nice short out and...

The Boquet in Willsboro is a nice short out and back paddle to L. Champlain.

Lake Placid you have the Chubb off Averyville Rd (an up and back) and the W Branch Ausable along River Rd from the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By bluequill
You didn't indicate what time of year but an easy...

You didn't indicate what time of year but an easy one would be Follensby Clear with a leanto on the island. Another trip is the Raquette River from Axton Landing upstream to the falls with a few...
Forum: Lost and Found 10-10-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By bluequill
Found: Sunglasses The Branch Rd (North Hudson)

I came across a pair of sunglasses on the Branch Rd (about 1 1/2 miles in) off of Blue Ridge Rd. They don't seem to be of Costa or Maui Jim caliber but someone may want them back.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-07-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,728
Posted By bluequill
......the same woman I saw hiking out of Round...

......the same woman I saw hiking out of Round Pond (EHP) carrying two pillows and a designer bag
Forum: Lost and Found 10-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By bluequill
Lost: Trekking Poles

Left at the Upper Works trail head on Thursday afternoon. Black Diamond poles.
Checked this afternoon and they were not there.

Thanks!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-28-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By bluequill
Mr. B-Man, Sent you a PM

Mr. B-Man, Sent you a PM
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-26-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By bluequill
It was not longer than 8 days. I heard there is a...

It was not longer than 8 days. I heard there is a record number of hunting and fishing licenses being sold this year so that could be slowing things down.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-26-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By bluequill
A 12' Hornbeck with a 35# pack gets the job done...

A 12' Hornbeck with a 35# pack gets the job done just fine on LL. Never tried a pack raft but they seem to have alot of exposure to the wind. I saw someone trying to inflate one the other day, the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-16-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By bluequill
Today all sites up along Floodwood Rd to the...

Today all sites up along Floodwood Rd to the outpost were spoken for.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-16-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,291
Posted By bluequill
Casa is open.

Casa is open.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-16-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By bluequill
I ordered my hunting license with tags just last...

I ordered my hunting license with tags just last week through on-line DECALS and received everything today in the mail.

The only issue is I never received my HIP number at the time of answering...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By bluequill
I'm pretty sure the trees were cut a couple of...

I'm pretty sure the trees were cut a couple of years ago for a heli landing in a SAR turned recovery effort.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-05-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By bluequill
I remember reading a ranger report (last couple...

I remember reading a ranger report (last couple of months) that mentioned a rescue in the Sewards. Possibly a non weight bearing injury.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-25-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By bluequill
Hawk's Vittles are good. You really can't go...

Hawk's Vittles are good. You really can't go wrong with any of his offerings.

I like Sausage Gravy with Biscuits from Mountain House.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,386
Posted By bluequill
I drove south on 73 today. After stating that...

I drove south on 73 today. After stating that midweek would be ok I have to amend that thought. Roaring Brook Falls/AMR was full with illegal parking going on. Chapel Pond/Giant/Ridge had two parking...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,386
Posted By bluequill
Saturday and Sunday will be packed. Friday and...

Saturday and Sunday will be packed. Friday and Monday are busy but usually a few spots open. T-Th should be no problem. Beer Walls parking usually has a few spots open on the weekend. Just be...
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