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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By stripperguy
Was up Saturday near Hoffman Notch Not a bug in...

Was up Saturday near Hoffman Notch
Not a bug in sight!! But then again, winds were high all day long
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-02-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks D, I was looking on my phone and couldn't...

Thanks D, I was looking on my phone and couldn't see them, I'll see what the host site settings are...

In case I can't get it to work, here's a direct link:
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
Well, today was the day my questions were fully...

Well, today was the day my questions were fully answered.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-17-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,340
Posted By stripperguy
South Pond near the turn off for Forked Lake ...

South Pond near the turn off for Forked Lake
Once you get a ways away from Rt30, the noise is less and the views are better.
Rock Lake also has nice views but a 1/2 mile carry.
And there’s a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-06-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
Haha, any destination is possible, only a...

Haha, any destination is possible, only a question of how much suffering/enjoyment.
Let us know how it goes
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-24-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By stripperguy
Deer Pond and Fifth Lake are not accessible by...

Deer Pond and Fifth Lake are not accessible by vehicle...there was (is?) some planned access to Fifth for disabled folks on a limited basis. Not sure if this has been implemented yet.
I've only...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-24-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By stripperguy
Did you view my linked TR? The paddle up the...

Did you view my linked TR? The paddle up the Brook is a fun little trip, informal paths around rapids on the south side of the Brook.
I also have other TRís for Wolf Pond with full pics and...
Forum: Photography 03-24-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By stripperguy
Wow!! I had shot with not one but two of those...

Wow!! I had shot with not one but two of those MX's...a much under rated body, before I switched to a Nikon FM2 (strictly for the better glass)

I too have been looking mirrorless, to lighten the...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-23-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By stripperguy
Tick, Thanks for posting, and for the beautiful...

Tick,
Thanks for posting, and for the beautiful photos...
I haven't been to Wolf since 2012 (I think), before there was a trail and lean to.
My buddy and I tried to squeak in a late season paddle...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-13-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,494
Posted By stripperguy
Here's how my late buddy hickoryskier did it...I...

Here's how my late buddy hickoryskier did it...I don't recommend this method.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-04-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,067
Posted By stripperguy
I've lived in Colonie for 38 years, not...

I've lived in Colonie for 38 years, not intentionally, it just sort of happened.
I'm 5 minutes from nearly anything I need quickly, and I am surrounded by the Pine Bush.
We have fox, coyotes, deer,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-03-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
Bruce, Thanks for the info...sounds better than...

Bruce,
Thanks for the info...sounds better than I hoped for.
MDB and I paddled near the rookery on Round Lake (Malta) before the eagles drove them out. It was really active and loud!
I would be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-02-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
I guess Iíll have to get my boots dirty this...

I guess Iíll have to get my boots dirty this spring...
D, agreed seasonal max and mins are always at play, as well as those industrious beavers.
Justin and tick, those views looks similar, no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-01-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By stripperguy
Big Pond and it's outflow

Anyone been to Big Pond (near Hoffman Notch) recently, in the warmer months? Or even in the hard water season?
Specifically, anyone had eyes on the outflow of Big Pond? The topo maps show it as a...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-20-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By stripperguy
Oak Mt

Went to Oak Mt on Friday, it's still the same family friendly place that it's always been. Even though Oak was hit with the same rain earlier in the week that everyone was blessed with, there was...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-18-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,410
Posted By stripperguy
D, Nice, thorough TR, love the pics. There’s...

D,
Nice, thorough TR, love the pics.
There’s also a take out directly from Harrington Pond to the tracks but in lower water conditions it might not be the best.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-17-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By stripperguy
I just reread your OP...wow, was I off track. I...

I just reread your OP...wow, was I off track.
I was thinking you were referring to BC downhill skiing, or alpine touring.
I now realize you're talking about BC cross country skiing, duh!!
Please...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,185
Posted By stripperguy
Daughter was wilderness canoe tripping with MDB...

Daughter was wilderness canoe tripping with MDB and I when she was 18 months old.
Son was with us at Lake Lila when he was 6 months old. We typically did easy trips until each was 5 or 6 years old,...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-16-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,691
Posted By stripperguy
Too bad about today’s weather Everyone got rain...

Too bad about today’s weather
Everyone got rain so there will be a breakable (barely) crust until there’s more powder or until everything corns up
Brawnyman and I spent a full day breaking the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-16-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By stripperguy
I started my daughter on 80 cm skis when she was...

I started my daughter on 80 cm skis when she was 4 years old
My son started on the same skis at age 3.
Both eventually switched to snow boards around the age of 14.
Donít waste time with toy...
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