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Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Wldrns
:thumbs: Those were most likely F-35...

:thumbs:

Those were most likely F-35 fighters from the Vermont National Guard base in Burlington. Or possibly the F-15C out of Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, MA. I also heard them during the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Wldrns
Great report in an area I truly love. I have...

Great report in an area I truly love. I have spent many solo times in the Pepperbox at Sunshine, Muskrat, and tramping the whole area with a small Hornbeck under me and overhead in times past. That...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 09-05-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Wldrns
I've already got one, first generation Hennessy...

I've already got one, first generation Hennessy that I have used each year for going on 15 years now. Love it for bushwhacks to undeveloped sites to set up my very comfortable sleeping bed over every...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Wldrns
Just be sure to have a couple of good lights...

Just be sure to have a couple of good lights each, in case you have to hike after sundown due to late parking availability. Celll phone lights don't count.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-30-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,879
Posted By Wldrns
I've carried my 16 pound 10.5' hybrid Hornbeck...

I've carried my 16 pound 10.5' hybrid Hornbeck into the remotest western Adirondack ponds, with full backpack (knupak) and canoe both mounted on my back without issue. Longer canoes would have...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Wldrns
Stillwater Reservoir. Aim to portage and/or...

Stillwater Reservoir. Aim to portage and/or bushwhwack to several smaller lakes off the sometimes motorboat busy reservoir by heading to the north, such as on the Red Horse Trail to and through...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Wldrns
Safari works fine for everything I need to do,...

Safari works fine for everything I need to do, but it is on a Macbook.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Wldrns
Before any of the others became available and...

Before any of the others became available and "popular", the definitive Adirondack paddling bible was: "Adirondack Canoe Waters : North Flow" by legendary paddler and instructor Paul F. Jamieson

I...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-19-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Wldrns
I am sure that AMR, LASAR, or any other SAR team...

I am sure that AMR, LASAR, or any other SAR team organization would welcome any new members.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Wldrns
The DEC Rangers offer a one day "Basic Wildlands...

The DEC Rangers offer a one day "Basic Wildlands Search Course", available as a requirement (although most times unenforced) for SAR, fire, and EMS team members who may become involved with...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-17-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Wldrns
When the DEC (or other official law enforcement...

When the DEC (or other official law enforcement agency) places a search incident into the classification of "limited continuing operations", it encourages trained search teams in what they would...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-17-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Wldrns
Thomas is not the only one lost on Marcy. Young...

Thomas is not the only one lost on Marcy. Young Wesley Wamsganz went up there for unknown reasons the day before Thanksgiving in 2010. I spent 3 days on the search with DEC Rangers. We know he was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,685
Posted By Wldrns
The leanto on the island was removed 3 or 4 years...

The leanto on the island was removed 3 or 4 years ago. Since then, a newly refurbished double wide leanto sits behind the island not far away.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-04-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wldrns
It seems to be a common misconception that island...

It seems to be a common misconception that island campsites are free from bears. This is not at all true. A few year ago on Lows (not far from Lila), there was a then famous swimming bear, that for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-03-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,284
Posted By Wldrns
Western Adirondacks..... I thought the worst was...

Western Adirondacks..... I thought the worst was over, as it usually is in the beginning of July. But nearly twice the avarage rainfall during the month (over 7" around here) means lots of ponding...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-02-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By Wldrns
be sure you have a good pair of long needle nose...

be sure you have a good pair of long needle nose pliers. And don't lift the fish with your fingers by the lower jaw as is typically done with bass.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By Wldrns
Well, after catching literally hundreds of...

Well, after catching literally hundreds of northern pike (my buddies and I kept count each season) on the Black River while I was growing up, I quickly learned you never want to fish for pike...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-29-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,805
Posted By Wldrns
i grew up lliterally on the Black River near...

i grew up lliterally on the Black River near Lowville many years ago, where I spent my youth with a floating dock and small boat. A couple of buddies and I went fishing for pike, walleyes, and bass...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-18-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Wldrns
I think the Yeti was the first cooler type...

I think the Yeti was the first cooler type container to pass the iGBC certifiication, but only if you lock it down with padlocks or bolts in the corners. The sales video of a Griz trying to open one...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.nystatemls.com/property/1-reeds-mill-r...

https://www.nystatemls.com/property/1-reeds-mill-rd-15-remsen-ny-13438/10540796/

Southern Adirondack Building Site
This beautiful wooded property features a perfect site for building a rural home...
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