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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,726
Posted By Blackflie
what breed are we talking about?

what breed are we talking about?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,307
Posted By Blackflie
I was in the area last weekend and heard the...

I was in the area last weekend and heard the story, was not sure if it had happened on the weekend of the 24/27 Oct
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By Blackflie
agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as...

agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as they come in pairs and depending on the conditions can often be heard over a very wide area. Earlier this year in the UK a RAF Typhoon was scrambled...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-28-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,900
Posted By Blackflie
you are making the assumption that these little...

you are making the assumption that these little scamps can read:D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to...

Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to north America and in my 50s when I had enough experience to do the Lows/Oswegachi route, I am in my early 60s now and doubt I could do it again because...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By Blackflie
agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would...

agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would be 24hrs rain 7 days a week.. noaa.gov. I am guessing its where all of the weather channels get their data from anyway
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,685
Posted By Blackflie
If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe...

If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe try the Northumbrian small-pipes
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-02-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Blackflie
Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it...

Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it means you can set up/take down out of the rain. Consider a fly first tent, I don't backpack with mine (too heavy ) but it does mean the inner tent stays...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-22-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By Blackflie
Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an...

Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an organic soil, yes I know its not the ADKS but moor land fires form my old country can take hold, the one in this BBC report took over three weeks to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-01-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By Blackflie
Indeed make mine a double!

Indeed make mine a double!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,726
Posted By Blackflie
no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s)...

no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s) in Labrador https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/no-sign-floatplane-missing-men-1.5220314
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-22-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,080
Posted By Blackflie
Fun Fact: the moose is not native to...

Fun Fact: the moose is not native to Newfoundland. Four were introduced in 1904. The population now is estimated at over 150,000
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-21-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,080
Posted By Blackflie
Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a...

Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a few weeks ago in Newfoundland
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-16-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,123
Posted By Blackflie
ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap: the little...

ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap:

the little bastards have not shown much of themselves up here....yet
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Blackflie
real nice all I could manage this last weekend...

real nice all I could manage this last weekend was a strapping 7 to 8 inches chap.

No. pic so did it really happen?


Yes a nice midge hatch but limited by bank fishing, I really must get a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,679
Posted By Blackflie
for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains...

for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains (Ottawa River) has clear open pieces of water but we are still a long way to go. My yard still has at least 2 foot of snow.

Beer of choice near...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-03-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By Blackflie
I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador...

I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador or Northern Quebec? If MEC truly want to represent diversity that is? Of course the reality is that our Northern communities probably wouldn't touch...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Blackflie
I would have thought that any north facing slope...

I would have thought that any north facing slope will keep its snow longer than a southern aspect.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By Blackflie
the National Geographic sheets I have are also...

the National Geographic sheets I have are also water proof, which is a bonus.

The links to the older sheets are much appreciated as I have a thing about old maps, odd but true!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,697
Posted By Blackflie
A little perspective on SAR in this part of the...

A little perspective on SAR in this part of the world,103 Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadron RCAF would likely be the unit deployed out of Gander, there are no roads in so CH-149 Cormorant's would be...
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