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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-24-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,568
Posted By Camp MacFox
biking on private roads?

Does anyone know for sure whether bicycling is permitted on these private, gated roads? Has anyone actually done it? We would like to do a trip from Lila to Low's Lower Dam, using a mountain bike...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,233
Posted By Camp MacFox
That explains it (I was guessing the road...

That explains it (I was guessing the road required more work). I did check the DEC website before going but did not see any road closure notification. Must have missed it. We have visited the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-06-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,233
Posted By Camp MacFox
Boreas Ponds Access

Having read that Gulf Brook Rd was open to the Four Corners parking area, we set out today to visit the Boreas Ponds for the first time. We found Gulf Brook Rd gated shut, right at the start. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-08-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,953
Posted By Camp MacFox
Just read this, had to smile - I'm half of the...

Just read this, had to smile - I'm half of the "couple from Addison VT". Nice to meet you (a little belated...), fun to read about your trip.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-17-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,592
Posted By Camp MacFox
We carried from the campsite closest to the...

We carried from the campsite closest to the inlet. It seemed like the last good, not muddy, landing, and the trail was easy to follow from there.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-16-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,592
Posted By Camp MacFox
Thanks for the suggestions! We had a nice trip. ...

Thanks for the suggestions! We had a nice trip. On Tuesday, we dropped the bike on our way south on Route 10, put in at the bridge and paddled into Good Luck Pond. We carried from there to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-08-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,592
Posted By Camp MacFox
Exploring the Southern Adirondacks

After many years paddling the northern Adirondacks (closer to our home in VT), my husband and I have decided it's time to see what the southern Daks have to offer. We are planning a 3 night trip...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,660
Posted By Camp MacFox
Our friends decided on a Swift Prospector. It's...

Our friends decided on a Swift Prospector. It's being delivered tomorrow. Thanks for the suggestions, everyone.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,228
Posted By Camp MacFox
Arghh...Okay, I tried making the photos smaller. ...

Arghh...Okay, I tried making the photos smaller. Hope they display this time.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-07-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,228
Posted By Camp MacFox
Okay, let's try this. I think I have attached...

Okay, let's try this. I think I have attached the photos. They show scenery along the Chain Drain, the waterfall, the confluence with the Rock, and the steep hillside you scramble up to walk (or...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,228
Posted By Camp MacFox
Hmm...I want to post some pics. This site...

Hmm...I want to post some pics. This site directed me to register for the Adk Forum Photo Gallery. But when I went there and tried to sign up, it asked me to type the word/number in the image, but...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-06-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,228
Posted By Camp MacFox
Essex Chain and Chain Drain Trip Report

Just back from a quick one-night getaway to check out the Essex Chain for the first time. Our impressions:
-The lakes are very pretty, ringed with mountains, nice views, and nice for wildlife/bird...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,660
Posted By Camp MacFox
Thanks for the link MadMike, but we live in VT...

Thanks for the link MadMike, but we live in VT and our friends on the NH/ME border, so western NY is a long way to go. Stripperguy, one of my husband Peter's strippers is definitely in the running,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,660
Posted By Camp MacFox
Lightweight tandem canoe?

We have some paddling buddies who are approaching their 70th birthdays, and finding their 18 ft 1994 Wenonah is becoming unwieldy for them (in particular, for him, carrying it). They are lifelong...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By Camp MacFox
Thanks Stripperguy, I knew I could count on...

Thanks Stripperguy, I knew I could count on you:)! The photo reveals all....we waited too long to take out, pulling over just before the first rocks, thus missing any possible path up to the trail. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-09-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By Camp MacFox
Whitney Loop: Bog Stream question

Just returned from a lovely 4 night trip, completing the entire Whitney Loop for the first time. We had done the Little Tupper to Low's Lake horseshoe several times, and the lower Bog River from...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,230
Posted By Camp MacFox
It is easy to find. It is located where a stream...

It is easy to find. It is located where a stream comes into the lake. The lean-to itself is set back from the water, but there are obvious landings and paths up to it.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-09-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,622
Posted By Camp MacFox
Did this trip this July. There is a report here:...

Did this trip this July. There is a report here: www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=18854. Definitely a tough undertaking!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,906
Posted By Camp MacFox
One year, before we did the entire Whitney C, we...

One year, before we did the entire Whitney C, we went from Rock Pond to Little Salmon and back in a day, just to check it out. On our way back, we paddled up Hartigan Outlet stream and were able to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-15-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,624
Posted By Camp MacFox
I was wondering when we were chatting with you...

I was wondering when we were chatting with you whether you might be "Connecticut Yankee". It's nice to have a face (and a lovely cedarstrip canoe) to put with the forum alias!
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