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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-26-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,088
Posted By Blackflie
I remember the mail box, and at the far end of...

I remember the mail box, and at the far end of the carry the remains of a cart, spoked wheels , don't think the tyres had any air left in them though!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Blackflie
agree great pictures , I did this route in early...

agree great pictures , I did this route in early May 2006 and although we did encounter beaver damns and blow downs they didn't seem too bad. Things were definitely not as green then!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-22-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,243
Posted By Blackflie
The barred owls are active during the day right...

The barred owls are active during the day right now up here
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-13-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By Blackflie
I'll get your coat:clap:

I'll get your coat:clap:
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-24-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Blackflie
The. Canada Border Services Agency. web site...

The. Canada Border Services Agency. web site should guide you, some things are obvious others less so. I have seen people getting their wrists slapped for brining in an apple they were given as part...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-24-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Blackflie
For an instant lift a pot of curry powder works...

For an instant lift a pot of curry powder works wonders, not the whole pot of course, unless you are a real toughie!
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 05-20-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Blackflie
19536

19536
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-30-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,941
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree with the travel distance, every...

Totally agree with the travel distance, every spring and autumn I come down from Canada to do some camping, hiking maybe a spot of fishing. I will not be coming down in early May this year for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,967
Posted By Blackflie
That makes perfect sense, thanks for the tip. And...

That makes perfect sense, thanks for the tip. And I can still do a sideways exit to save my knees!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-05-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,967
Posted By Blackflie
I have a helinox, hard to get out of, (bad Knees)...

I have a helinox, hard to get out of, (bad Knees) and yes it sinks into the ground, so either get some tennis balls or just rekey on four beer cans (empty of course)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-15-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,001
Posted By Blackflie
An acquaintance of mine recently published a book...

An acquaintance of mine recently published a book on barns, sort of coffee table format with high resolution pictures. I don't recall the exact final tally but it ended up costing him money. Self...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,879
Posted By Blackflie
I would think that using a vapour barrier for...

I would think that using a vapour barrier for extended periods may leave you at risk of trench foot. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trench_foot
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,638
Posted By Blackflie
what breed are we talking about?

what breed are we talking about?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,631
Posted By Blackflie
I was in the area last weekend and heard the...

I was in the area last weekend and heard the story, was not sure if it had happened on the weekend of the 24/27 Oct
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,791
Posted By Blackflie
agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as...

agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as they come in pairs and depending on the conditions can often be heard over a very wide area. Earlier this year in the UK a RAF Typhoon was scrambled...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-28-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,833
Posted By Blackflie
you are making the assumption that these little...

you are making the assumption that these little scamps can read:D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,050
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to...

Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to north America and in my 50s when I had enough experience to do the Lows/Oswegachi route, I am in my early 60s now and doubt I could do it again because...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By Blackflie
agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would...

agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would be 24hrs rain 7 days a week.. noaa.gov. I am guessing its where all of the weather channels get their data from anyway
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By Blackflie
If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe...

If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe try the Northumbrian small-pipes
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-02-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By Blackflie
Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it...

Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it means you can set up/take down out of the rain. Consider a fly first tent, I don't backpack with mine (too heavy ) but it does mean the inner tent stays...
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