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Forum: Trip Reports 10-11-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Irvina
The fishing was zero. ;) We did not catch...

The fishing was zero. ;) We did not catch anything, but we do not normally fish at all, mostly just to keep the child happy and occupied. We also had an idea to check out the Round Lake and possibly...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-11-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Irvina
Paddle Little Tupper lake/Rock pond

Here is the trip report of the family paddle first weekend of October: 10/05-10/07
We spent 3 days on Little Tupper lake/Rock pond in the foliage season - loved every minute of it!
The weather...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,128
Posted By Irvina
Biking with kids

Hi,
I am looking for the advice!
Do you know if there are good bike trails in ADK suitable for biking with kids? I am looking for closed to motor vehicles roads/trails, may be old logging roads or...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-15-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,453
Posted By Irvina
How old is your son? Our dauther was 4 when we...

How old is your son? Our dauther was 4 when we took her into her first 3 days kayak trip on the Delawar river. Now at age 6 she has about 5 trips under belt. Not counting car camping here: we started...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-24-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,139
Posted By Irvina
Thank you Beverly, I was thinking about going...

Thank you Beverly,
I was thinking about going upstream from High falls to the Lows portage put in and paddle as far upstream as possible. Do not care about tight turns, our boats are small ;)...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-14-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,139
Posted By Irvina
I do not want to steal this thread, but just...

I do not want to steal this thread, but just wondering how far upstream of High Falls can you paddle? I looked at the map, and it looks that it could be pretty desent flow (at least for the kayak)...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By Irvina
yellowcanoe, by solo I mean you paddle alone....

yellowcanoe,
by solo I mean you paddle alone. What do you do if it is no other boats around?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By Irvina
We do have an inflatable, got it this year. I was...

We do have an inflatable, got it this year. I was pleasantly surprised, how well it tracks and turns. Used it with double kayak paddle. It performed really good on both lakes and Lehigh River in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By Irvina
Hike from Lows to Oswegatchie High falls

Hi,all

We are heading to the Bog river /Lows lake for 3-day kayak trip. I'd like to hike from Lows to Oswegatchie High falls.No portage involved, however I'm little confused what trail to use....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Thanks for comments! Yes, this was pretty good...

Thanks for comments! Yes, this was pretty good trip. I wish it was more such places as SR canoe area here. Regarding future trips: we have Bog river/Lows lake in mind, sounds like good place. Just do...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-04-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 47,725
Posted By Irvina
Always as well. The water is not forgiving.

Always as well. The water is not forgiving.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-04-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Thanks for responses,everyone. Yes, it was nice...

Thanks for responses,everyone. Yes, it was nice relaxed trip. I have to say that it was OK to portage kayaks. We are kayak people, came from whitewater. Do not want to start holywar here, but for me...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-04-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Some pictures are here: ...

Some pictures are here:

http://picasaweb.google.com/112351154376512305901/SaranakLakeNaMemorial?authkey=Gv1sRgCKGDpoCy9vizkwE&feat=directlink
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-02-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
bethfit, The stream under bridge was OK for...

bethfit,
The stream under bridge was OK for kayaks; I didn't notice any problems there. The stream from Turtle to Slang pond was shallow in one place, but again, nothing to worry about. Most kayaks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Ok, here is the trip report ;) Abstract: We had...

Ok, here is the trip report ;)
Abstract: We had a really good time there, thanks everyone for info/advises. The bugs were there, but nothing really bad.
Day 1:
We arrived at the Hoel pond...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-28-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,017
Posted By Irvina
May be it is more sense to approach harmony from...

May be it is more sense to approach harmony from another end: ;)
Try to paddle tandem with your girlfriend/boyfriend. Teach yourself to trust each other, to communicate 'on the fly'. Progress...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Thanks for info, Stripperguy. It seems that it...

Thanks for info, Stripperguy.
It seems that it is no easy way from Long to Floodwood, unless i'm missing some alternatives. Our primary goal was to have loop(or somewhat close to loop) route, since...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
I am trying to revive this old thread. The d-day...

I am trying to revive this old thread. The d-day is approaching fast. I am kind of concern, how is the portage from Long pond to Floodwood pond looks like. Does it make a sence to use wheel cart? Or...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-28-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Thanks for the responses! I'll check Lows lake...

Thanks for the responses!
I'll check Lows lake and bog river as well.Btw, is it any online source to check, when the ice breaks? it is not critical for the Memorial weekend, I guess, but may be we...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-22-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Irvina
Family kayak trip. Route advice

Hi, all,
this is probably the long shoot, but we are planning family kayak 3 days trip on Memorial day.
Here are initial requirements:
1.Because we have only 1 car, loop or short shuttle is...
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