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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,734
Posted By RichieC
Buy a bug shirt... I have found since I bought...

Buy a bug shirt... I have found since I bought mine, on the rare occasion I need it, it is invaluable. Sometimes it seems the word has gotten around to these critters, that I have one packed away,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-15-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,533
Posted By RichieC
I like leanto's - never pass on the opportunity...

I like leanto's - never pass on the opportunity to sleep in one. And I like shelves, and an umbrella on a thunderbox is as key as dry toiletpaper... and the occasional high up nail, and even a table...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-29-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,103
Posted By RichieC
No, not really "nice" they have been used a lot...

No, not really "nice" they have been used a lot in the past. Picked over and nailed and built up "things", built and placed more for convenience rather than any particularly pretty vantage or...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-23-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,282
Posted By RichieC
Well the main part of Stillwater and any large...

Well the main part of Stillwater and any large expanse of water you plan on paddling... is about timing IMHO. Wldrns is about as experienced a paddler and back-country navigator as you will ever...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-11-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,444
Posted By RichieC
The name "Iroquois " ("black snake", or "killer...

The name "Iroquois " ("black snake", or "killer people") of was a derogatory name used by enemies ( Algonquins and Heurons) of the Haudenosaunee, which means "People of the Longhouse" or "They Are...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,975
Posted By RichieC
Well A big cooler of beer very well may involve...

Well A big cooler of beer very well may involve disruptive behavior, but not in every case ( pardon the pun). We seem to end up with a good bit, beer balls in the day. Sometimes more adult beverages....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-09-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,190
Posted By RichieC
An old thread, but from my experience there for...

An old thread, but from my experience there for anybody else..

I would really not be fond of heading out in any wind on this lake, It's shallow and aligned with prevailing winds.

I'd arrive...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-22-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,415
Posted By RichieC
You can 2 or even 3 trip this carry quickly....

You can 2 or even 3 trip this carry quickly. However, if you had a mind to continue up to Fish Pond area, for say a day trip to explore, you have two trail choices, carry to ocre, then carry on to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,655
Posted By RichieC
I see them as a delicate, susceptible, precarious...

I see them as a delicate, susceptible, precarious island in a sea of ever evolving urban sprawl. Who's true worth, if kept intact, will not be realized in our, or our children lives, but in our...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-26-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,820
Posted By RichieC
Nice! I have camped at that very same spot....

Nice!

I have camped at that very same spot. Perfectly set for sunsets and sunrises!

On my first trip we camped on Grass Pond, we climbed Grass Pond Mountain straight from camp, circling well...
Forum: Photography 03-28-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,059
Posted By RichieC
I have the 800e, Zeiss & Nikon FX lenses, etc. ...

I have the 800e, Zeiss & Nikon FX lenses, etc. Expect a learning curve to get the most out of it... they are great cameras, and they will not hold you back.

Buy one of these, mine paid for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,857
Posted By RichieC
Yeah- they figured out all this some time ago....

Yeah- they figured out all this some time ago. You can't make a modern revolver shoot without the trigger INTENTIONALLY engaged ... there is simply not a physical contact with a resting hammer and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-08-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,034
Posted By RichieC
Pulled a big tick off of my dog yesterday, was...

Pulled a big tick off of my dog yesterday, was the second this week, but first two since winter started. Not deer ticks... I was hoping for a reprieve. Growing up, I never saw but one tick, and I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-06-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,198
Posted By RichieC
As stated, road will be closed till the road...

As stated, road will be closed till the road firms up. Not because you'd get stuck, but because of the permanent damage/ruts you would do to the the road that the DEC would then have to send a crew...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-03-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,017
Posted By RichieC
Found two sites on our trip, there may be more. I...

Found two sites on our trip, there may be more. I think “D” is the better one, in fact quite nice. It has a very nice rock outcropping where you get out into an unobstructed 300 degree beautiful...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-13-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,613
Posted By RichieC
The machine itself is just one aspect of the...

The machine itself is just one aspect of the service. Its a cool thing no doubt, and if you travel alone, worth its cost ten-fold if you ever really need it. But do check the service charge before...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-15-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,360
Posted By RichieC
Wldrns... LOL... I did mention specifically...

Wldrns... LOL...

I did mention specifically "following the rules"- it is up to anybody to look them up for themselves if they wish to responsibly and legally camp anywhere on state owned lands in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-14-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,360
Posted By RichieC
I have no experience on being there over any...

I have no experience on being there over any holiday, always visiting early or late in season. However, The landing for the carry to Lows is a quite open space where the camp was... If you were...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-03-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,955
Posted By RichieC
Audi/Lexus... perhaps... no stinkin Chevys! ...

Audi/Lexus... perhaps... no stinkin Chevys!

I bought a small as possible waterproof pelican case for mine. Its heavy and so is the camera, l makes for a brick to carry. On my first trip with it,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,579
Posted By RichieC
Go for it... just cause you take a job there...

Go for it... just cause you take a job there doesn't mean you have to die there... You do have to learn to play in the snow, (ski,snowmobile, skate), wave at the flies- (Adirondackers are the...
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