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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Wldrns
I have in the past taken a portion of the trail...

I have in the past taken a portion of the trail that goes on the western side of Fishpole Pond, then south to join the trail you show at about the 1800 label. I was also on trail that passed through...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Wldrns
I and 15 members of my family spent the night of...

I and 15 members of my family spent the night of Y2K there. My brother and his wife spent many other visits in one of the smaller cabins (the Hermits cabin was the favorite). He decided to rent...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Wldrns
You know, almost 6 million acres comprise the...

You know, almost 6 million acres comprise the whole of the Adirondacks, and nearly half of that is open to the public. Why people have this determined necessity to populate the High Peaks region...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-12-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Wldrns
"Ha-De-Ron-Dah". I believe it was a derogatory...

"Ha-De-Ron-Dah". I believe it was a derogatory term used by the Iroquois toward the Algonquin (or vice versa). The white man bastardized the native pronunciation to become "Adirondack".

Hence...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Wldrns
Please do.

Please do.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Wldrns
I was at the Follensby Clear launch parking lot a...

I was at the Follensby Clear launch parking lot a few weeks ago. There was a recent warning in the register log that someone had their kayak carrier stolen from there.

I've never had any problems...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-03-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Wldrns
Don't even think about buying a cheapo Wallyworld...

Don't even think about buying a cheapo Wallyworld dehydrator that has no fan and/or a heater with no adjustable thermostat. Investment in a 1000 Watt Nesco will pay you easily back in short order....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-03-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Wldrns
I have heard of cases wherein the ranger says...

I have heard of cases wherein the ranger says "move your site now or get a fine". I do not know of any actual fines that have been imposed for the 150 foot rule, but I would not doubt that there have...
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-02-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wldrns
:thumbs::thumbs: Have you done the...

:thumbs::thumbs:
Have you done the Cannonball-90 yet?
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-02-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wldrns
While I am definitely not pro snowmobile or ATV...

While I am definitely not pro snowmobile or ATV by any means, sometimes you have to just grit your teeth and concede a little to get a specialized job done with the tool best suited and necessary for...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-02-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Wldrns
Eggs by themselves even when cooked do not home...

Eggs by themselves even when cooked do not home dehydrate very well or safely. But if used such as in a casserole with recipes that absorb eggs, then they are fine. And yes, like DuctTape, I...
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-02-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,922
Posted By Wldrns
BREI is not just about the groomed trails and hut...

BREI is not just about the groomed trails and hut system, which are totally free for all of every exprerience level to use by the way. The original benefactor also paid for and established the very...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-02-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Wldrns
Unlike what some say to do, I do not "wash" or...

Unlike what some say to do, I do not "wash" or rinse in hot water my cooked ground meat before dehydrating. After cooking and draining (not always necessary if you buy the leanest), I spread it on...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-29-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Wldrns
I catch moles eating the beets in my garden the...

I catch moles eating the beets in my garden the same way. I use a much smaller bucket and bury it at ground level. Instead of a beer can I use a dowel through a small length of plastic pipe as a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-26-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By Wldrns
Not my cart. I jerry rigged something to hold my...

Not my cart. I jerry rigged something to hold my wheel on and continued all the way with my cart which I still have and use to this day with a better locking nut.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-24-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By Wldrns
I'll claim 32 as the nicest on the lake with its...

I'll claim 32 as the nicest on the lake with its pine needle floor, view, and nice landing bay. 30 is cozy and small. 29 is the closest for climbing the ridge to the top of GPM (did you make that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Wldrns
I guided several treks from Lows down the...

I guided several treks from Lows down the Oswegatchie in the early 2000s. We lost count after up to 70 beaver dams on the section above High Falls. Remnants of the 1995 derecho were still very...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-16-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By Wldrns
You were indeed lucky with the water level and...

You were indeed lucky with the water level and the beaver dams. I have done that trip and lost count when crossing upwards of 70 dams and heard that others have done the same. Some dams could be...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-14-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By Wldrns
My bobcat strory: My father used to go deer...

My bobcat strory:

My father used to go deer hunting mostly alone until I got old enough. I was probably no older than about 7 or 8 one year when he got one late in the day and came home to get my...
Forum: Lost and Found 07-10-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Wldrns
I suppose you are going to ask me to describe the...

I suppose you are going to ask me to describe the camera, and maybe some photos that are on it, and approximately where i had hiked...:evil:


bummer. good luck good guy.
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