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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 908
Posted By Wldrns
i'll add that the kettle holes are populated by...

i'll add that the kettle holes are populated by large white pines and squirrels. At one I saw the largest pile of pine cone midden I have ever seen, 3-4 feet high around the base of the tree created...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 908
Posted By Wldrns
Yup, the dry kettle holes are between those and...

Yup, the dry kettle holes are between those and Ledge.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 908
Posted By Wldrns
There is a prominent white sign with green...

There is a prominent white sign with green lettering at the landing for the trail to LP Mountain Pond. I haven't been there for a few years, but it has always been an easy to follow trail. Summit...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Wldrns
And that is the most foolish idea of all. ...

And that is the most foolish idea of all. :banghead:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-23-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,948
Posted By Wldrns
Richie is correct about the timing thing. I...

Richie is correct about the timing thing. I happen to live fairly close to Stillwater and can easily time my arrival according to the weather of the day. I have a couple of times been windbound on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,156
Posted By Wldrns
A number of years ago, the NYSDEC had two tree...

A number of years ago, the NYSDEC had two tree seedling nursery plantations in the state. One was located near Lowville, literally on the banks to the Black River for irrigation; the other smaller...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Wldrns
Specifically: ...

Specifically:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9200.html

More generally:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/searchresult.html#stq=backcountry%202021&stp=1

you can sign up to recieve these and many other...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By Wldrns
Just try to hold any originial company to that...

Just try to hold any originial company to that standard now. I've heard it unofficially said that, if you come across artifacts that are 50 or more years old, then they are to be preserved as...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By Wldrns
Not many slopes of much significance in the area....

Not many slopes of much significance in the area. Which makes it most interesting to navigate by compass and visual terrain observation.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/80005.html It's...

https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/80005.html

It's one of my favorite remote areas to explore by bushwack using only map and compass.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-13-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By Wldrns
It depends a lot on the exact situation. Solo...

It depends a lot on the exact situation. Solo pack boat or large, the technique doesn't vary very much. One method is to come up parallel to the dam, remove any obviously troublesome sticks to one...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-10-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wldrns
oops, I was not aware of the exact timing. I had...

oops, I was not aware of the exact timing. I had aways heard that acid affects trout reproduction, did not know when, but the worst acidification is known to come during spring melt. Thanks for the...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-10-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,606
Posted By Wldrns
When I was a navigator flying in the Air Force,...

When I was a navigator flying in the Air Force, both when based in Ohio and in NY, I would plan my training legs as much as possible to overfly familiar home lands that I knew, including where I...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-10-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,606
Posted By Wldrns
If that is true, then I hope the DEC discovers it...

If that is true, then I hope the DEC discovers it and takes legal action.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-10-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By Wldrns
Found them!

Found them!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-10-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Wldrns
Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake video. Takes about an...

Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake video. Takes about an hour to travel. Since my daughter lives in Pburgh, I've seen this exact view many dozens of times. It is a pleasant enough trip, but I don't see the...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-08-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wldrns
I believe it is due to the natural condition of...

I believe it is due to the natural condition of the soils in the region being acid to begin with, plus the tannin and decomposing leaf litter adds to the acid. So there is no natural ability to...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-08-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wldrns
There is more than one small lake in the area you...

There is more than one small lake in the area you mention that has been experimentally limed in not too many years past. The DEC dropped bags of lime on the ice in winter so it dissolved during the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-07-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Wldrns
My BSA guide training crew found clay pot shards...

My BSA guide training crew found clay pot shards in cliff breakdown caves round Lows Lake while exploring the area around about 1992. An archeological team from the NY state museum came to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-06-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,575
Posted By Wldrns
The other nice thing for those who are in the...

The other nice thing for those who are in the military and maintain NY as their "home of record" (when they first joined the military) and their duty station is outside of NY, there is no NY state...
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