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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By rachelsdad
Wow!... Thanks Golden Dragon. I've done the...

Wow!...

Thanks Golden Dragon. I've done the east side a few times and have never seen another person save for a Ranger at High Falls one time.

Might need to start on Thursday.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By rachelsdad
Hmm..I typically avoid FB but lately it has some...

Hmm..I typically avoid FB but lately it has some pretty good sites for timely info.

Interesting that there are Covid concerns on the trail but the Town of Fine has sent a memo to all that if they...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-26-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By rachelsdad
Most comfortable sleeping pad ever!!!!

https://www.mensjournal.com/gear/most-comfortable-camping-mattress/?utm_source=email&em_hash=05bbed7963da27f913b496d5a5df839f


UL geeks need not apply.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-24-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By rachelsdad
High Falls Loop

Morning all!

Has anyone been out on the HF Loop recently?

Thinking of going the 11th of July.

I've done the Jannacks Landing side a number of times to HighFalls but never the west side. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-20-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
Yup! Peter is known to want to build a blaze...

Yup!

Peter is known to want to build a blaze every time....it was pretty close to the LT so I threw some stuff over my bag....but then I took advantage and reheated the pork by the side of the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-19-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
Well...ended up at Wolf Lake State Forest. My...

Well...ended up at Wolf Lake State Forest. My pal bonked at the Huckleberry LT and we spent the late afternoon braving a frigid 45 degree afternoon. Our original intent was Wolf but he was unable. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
yup..researching the area now that I am done...

yup..researching the area now that I am done packing and prepping food...after a 12 hour day and then my daughters team dinner until 8.....

I wanted to recreate our traditional first night dinner...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
I would never do that. Uber will nail you with...

I would never do that. Uber will nail you with premium fees on Sundays as everyone is leaving the Daks at the same time.

Well this could all go for naught. We're meeting up in Syracuse and he...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,268
Posted By rachelsdad
Love that burl!!

Love that burl!!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
That would have been my first idea but he is a...

That would have been my first idea but he is a bit skittish about being in a canoe this late in the season...he's 72, great shape but I think he really wants to test himself with a backpack again.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,527
Posted By rachelsdad
Lake Lila-Uber busy?

Got a call last night from my former hiking partner. He has had some surgeries over the past few years and not able to go.

Well he got a bug in his butt and all of a sudden wants to go this...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-31-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,065
Posted By rachelsdad
hmmmm...probably a dumb question but would my...

hmmmm...probably a dumb question but would my white box stove be legal?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By rachelsdad
Well one popped up on CL in Syracuse. Owned by...

Well one popped up on CL in Syracuse. Owned by an avid fisherman it has an upgraded seat and he installed bow & stern protectors, (not sure if I'll keep them on).

I have a few yak paddles but no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,436
Posted By rachelsdad
Hornbeck Values?

I'll be looking for a used 10-12' Hornbeck in the near future. Well, my back and shoulders are going to be looking.

Assume Classic.

What would I expect to pay for a good used one? I can buy a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,414
Posted By rachelsdad
[QUOTE=tenderfoot;274030]\ We are...

[QUOTE=tenderfoot;274030]\

We are accomplished "turn backers" and it may come to that. \QUOTE]

Good for you!

That is something to be proud of!!!
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By rachelsdad
We fell in love with the place about 10 years...

We fell in love with the place about 10 years ago. Back then it was mostly floating decks but there are a few very high powered jet skis and renters are bringing in their own as well. It has...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By rachelsdad
Actually it would really hamper the maniacs who...

Actually it would really hamper the maniacs who zoom through the 80' section at over 30 mph.
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By rachelsdad
A tree falls into the lake....

Lost a very large old pine that had been hit by lightning back in 1985. Had been leaning badly, (almost 30 degree angle) since. Snow ice and wind knocked it and two others on a property to the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-08-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By rachelsdad
Think I'll head over as well! But I have some...

Think I'll head over as well! But I have some nice pink paracord as well, (for daughter). Might look nice once muddied up!

Thanks
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By rachelsdad
Bioguide, There is a Fleet Feet locally. My...

Bioguide,

There is a Fleet Feet locally. My podiatrist recommended the same 4 years ago. Thank you.

I like the idea of the wool, the boots are non GTX so they breath nicely.

Laces...I need...
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