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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-30-2018, 10:27 AM
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Posted By sweeper
And is that why we solo? No reason to 'keep up'.

And is that why we solo? No reason to 'keep up'.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,648
Posted By sweeper
We were camped on an island on Follensby Clear...

We were camped on an island on Follensby Clear and had plenty of fire wood, from Stewart's.

If you camp on an island you need to bring your own wood.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-22-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By sweeper
So has anyone marked the " numerous...

So has anyone marked the " numerous non-reservable sites (smaller) that can be used if necessary" on a major is that Top Secret.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-11-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By sweeper
It's only a proposal at this point.

It's only a proposal at this point.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By sweeper
I think the biggest losers are Pollywog and...

I think the biggest losers are Pollywog and Little Green.

I don't understand why LG was hit so hard. It's no-pay car camping spaced further apart then Square or Rollins.

I also like those sites...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-13-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By sweeper
That and all the suggested trip links send you to...

That and all the suggested trip links send you to a music page
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By sweeper
Here's the article I was looking for and the...

Here's the article I was looking for and the reason you shouldn't use sawhorses when refinishing canoes

https://sourisriverdealer.wordpress.com/category/souris-river-canoe-refinishing/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By sweeper
Here you go ys lots of good info here on SR...

Here you go ys lots of good info here on SR refinishing

https://redrockstore.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/canoe-refinishing/?preview_id=457&preview_nonce=7a8ddec128&post_format=standard&preview=true
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,391
Posted By sweeper
There aren't a lot of places where you won't hear...

There aren't a lot of places where you won't hear 'civilization'.

The Allagash 'Wilderness' Waterway, Trucks, Skidders & Chainsaws, even up in Algonquin PP last month I was surprised how far into...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By sweeper
We haven't started the sanding. The two that were...

We haven't started the sanding. The two that were done, were done by KO. They repair and refinish all of theirs before selling them.

We'll use the West System.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,880
Posted By sweeper
My canoe partner is about to refinish an SR...

My canoe partner is about to refinish an SR Prospector using the Epoxy method.

We also have a pair of SR Quetico Rental Rescues from Killarney Outfitters. They were refinish by KO using the epoxy...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,391
Posted By sweeper
You really want to put a Rollin's Style...

You really want to put a Rollin's Style campground on the Boreas?

Power boats on Rollins have no place to go except round and round. Keep them out in Fish and Sq where they can power up and down...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,391
Posted By sweeper
Exactly, if the state can give people a look at...

Exactly, if the state can give people a look at "A Wilderness Type Experience," with sites a bit further apart and no powerboat screaming up and down the lake the better. A State Camping Area with...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,391
Posted By sweeper
Rollins is a nice step back into the woods from...

Rollins is a nice step back into the woods from the madness out on Fish Ponds and Sq Pond. We paddled down Fish Creek into the Fish Ponds. The powerboats were flying by everywhere. Getting them off...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-18-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,391
Posted By sweeper
Isn't that called the 'Backcountry'? You...

Isn't that called the 'Backcountry'?

You have that, except for the loud talk after 8PM, right around the corner.

Happy to hear the boats are gone.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-16-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By sweeper
Turtle I was worried about finding a site on a...

Turtle I was worried about finding a site on a Friday, but we found at least 1/2 the sites empty.

The ladies really liked the short trip to camp and then paddle empty.

Thanks JV

Bannock...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By sweeper
Since we were basecamping I brought the big tent,...

Since we were basecamping I brought the big tent, youngest daughter took to the trees.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4336/36523334956_e69aeae83a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XDrD2E)P1250217...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By sweeper
Follensby Clear Weekend

I talked my wife into a weekend with her two daughters. We put in on Follensby Clear and made camp on the west side big island straight out the upper put in. My wife likes canoeing but doesn't like...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-15-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By sweeper
Different Floodwood-St. Regis Loop ?

I'm planning a 2 night base camp trip with my wife and 2 adult daughter into Floodwood and do loops. The longest one and the one I have the question about would be Floodwood, Polliwog, Hoel, Long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By sweeper
There are more orchid out there then Lady...

There are more orchid out there then Lady Slippers. We saw Board Leaf Helleborine on the Allagash a couple weeks ago and you should also see Long Bracted Green Orchids this time of year.
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