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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-24-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,765
Posted By Wldrns
I had visited Forest Lodge at Lila via the...

I had visited Forest Lodge at Lila via the railroad access corridor when it was still a working lodge in the early 1970's. When my wife learned that the state had taken over the land, she wanted to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-16-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Wldrns
Those are all described in Bill Ingersoll"s...

Those are all described in Bill Ingersoll"s fourth edition of "Discover the Southwestern Adirondacks".

https://www.amazon.com/Discover-Southwestern-Adirondacks-Bill-Ingersoll/dp/1888374322
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-07-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 145,850
Posted By Wldrns
My understanding is that many of the SAR...

My understanding is that many of the SAR procedures and techniques that we do as normal practice today were developed during the Legg search. Type I, II, and III field formations of searchers and the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By Wldrns
During the past year I completed the NYS Swift...

During the past year I completed the NYS Swift water/flood rescue training, the ice/cold water rescue training, and the Emergency boat operator's rescue training. Students were given drysuits for the...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-01-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 24,857
Posted By Wldrns
Sorry, a telephone just does not work for...

Sorry, a telephone just does not work for dedicated needs when a real GPS is needed. I couldn't possibly hand anything but a real GPS to a ranger at the end of a day of SAR so they can download my...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-31-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Wldrns
I've got 3 of those shorty orange thermarests. I...

I've got 3 of those shorty orange thermarests. I bought them only because they roll up smaller than a full size pad. But used alone with my legs hanging off at even the one inch lower level to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wldrns
My father always cautioned against wearing white...

My father always cautioned against wearing white and brown, and especially not ever to flip out a white handkerchief, as it looks very much like the tail of a departing white tail deer. blaze orange...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wldrns
Ironically (but not seriously) they may have had...

Ironically (but not seriously) they may have had better luck finding bears if they camped like too many hikers do with unprotected open food containers.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Wldrns
Sites # 14 and 41 (easy to remember for the...

Sites # 14 and 41 (easy to remember for the dyslexic) are on the Schedule next to receive a leanto package, hopefully next spring.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Wldrns
It was an interesting operation with Lean2Rescue...

It was an interesting operation with Lean2Rescue at Indian Lake recently. The lake itself allows motors, but the adjacent wilderness does not. So we were allowed to use a chainsaw to cut logs and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Wldrns
Although i come from a career that involved a lot...

Although i come from a career that involved a lot of flying and reconnaissance, and my son is a fighter pilot who has a drone phototography business (in another state), and having a drone would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,577
Posted By Wldrns
L2R just finished erecting a brand new leanto on...

L2R just finished erecting a brand new leanto on Indian Lake (site #51) a week ago. The lead team coordinator insisted on installing two shelves. He likes them. Live with it.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wldrns
I make note of parking lots full of pickup...

I make note of parking lots full of pickup trucks. I know the areas where hunting camps are on back roads. I exercise a little more care in exactly where I go and the kinds of noise I may make,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By Wldrns
Seems to me that the modification to the...

Seems to me that the modification to the regulation that allowed geochache is fairly recent. AFAIK, it happened as a result of people who at the time were in mass illegally leaving their crap in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wldrns
If it is windy when you enter the main lake, as...

If it is windy when you enter the main lake, as you round the last bit of land sticking out at "lookout Point" (BSA private property only) you can paddle close to the more protected north shore....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wldrns
Purely coincidentally, the edge of the compass in...

Purely coincidentally, the edge of the compass in my avatar photo is placed approximately on Site #21 of Lows. The photo was taken by a student during a trek leader/guide training class.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Wldrns
There is a new (last year) leanto on Indian Lake,...

There is a new (last year) leanto on Indian Lake, site #27. After this coming weekend there will be another brand new one at site (we call it area) 51. The Leanto on Hungry Bay/Middle Saranac is only...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wldrns
definitely shorter to take the cut, and more...

definitely shorter to take the cut, and more protected if it is windy. But I have not been there this season, so don't know about the water level. Anyway it is always a fun challenge to poke your...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By Wldrns
oh... the stories I could tell about socially...

oh... the stories I could tell about socially dealing with incompetent and disruptive homesick scouter "Bobby" and with mean non-LNT believing and biased scoutmaster "Mr. Finkelstein" when they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By Wldrns
Massive Thread Drift, but since you asked..... ...

Massive Thread Drift, but since you asked.....
BSA National Camping School training dates are determined by BSA National per region. The Northeast Regional NCS in New York is always the very last...
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