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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 10:00 AM
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Posted By JohnnyVirgil
The article is from 2002. I wonder if 16 years is...

The article is from 2002. I wonder if 16 years is enough to see if the prediction was true.
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
thanks for posting the link to the photos! Nice. ...

thanks for posting the link to the photos! Nice.

I had one pretty interesting thing happen with Gaia -- It completely reversed direction. I'm not sure if it was due to the internal compass on the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
How'd you make out? The wind was pretty fierce....

How'd you make out? The wind was pretty fierce. I took Schultzz's advice and stayed inside by the wood stove with a bit of bourbon. :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-09-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
There it is! I can see it now. There's always...

There it is! I can see it now. There's always that moment the night before when you're thinking, "Should I save some of this wood for the morning?" I usually cave and burn it all.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-09-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Should we all breathe a sigh of relief and be...

Should we all breathe a sigh of relief and be glad the picture doesn't show up?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I think my favorite winter lean-to trip was at...

I think my favorite winter lean-to trip was at the forked lake lean to, one early februrary probably ten years ago. Woke up at dawn to lightly falling snow, and before I moved, I got to see a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Awesome shot! Same trip?

Awesome shot! Same trip?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-07-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
No wind makes the difference for me, I think. ...

No wind makes the difference for me, I think. I've been more comfortable at -10 than 25 if there's no wind. Wind chill can suck the life right out of you. I do like the feeling of being impervious...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-07-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,565
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Looks awesome.

Looks awesome.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
It runs down your arms and exits at the elbow. :)

It runs down your arms and exits at the elbow. :)
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-06-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
thanks for the detail, and for the links. That...

thanks for the detail, and for the links. That Jarbidge might be a good candidate for something I was contemplating making from this link: http://www.leiavoia.net/pages/hammock/levquilt.html

The...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
What writings?

What writings?
Forum: Trip Reports 11-05-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
The details are on their main page: ...

The details are on their main page:

http://www.lean2rescue.org
Forum: Trip Reports 11-05-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
There really is no shortage of downed wood there,...

There really is no shortage of downed wood there, so it's nothing but sheer laziness. There are quite a few large dead trees near the LT, but none of them have any branches, so the wind probably...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-05-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
How does the synthetic pack down? Iím trying to...

How does the synthetic pack down? Iím trying to save weight by switching from my pad, tent and bag, but it always seems so close that the expense isnít worth it.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Yeah, it's a beautiful area. I really need to get...

Yeah, it's a beautiful area. I really need to get out there more. It's actually closer to me than some of the places I usually go if I head out over lake desolation road.

They were definitely...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-03-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Yeah it was funny - the weather report for inlet...

Yeah it was funny - the weather report for inlet wasnít too bad. It was a whole different weather system when we got out there. It was ok if you were moving but it got cold fast when you stopped....
Forum: Trip Reports 11-02-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
To use an old Robin Williams quote, "But then...

To use an old Robin Williams quote, "But then again, I also like to wear fiberglass underwear sometimes."
Forum: Trip Reports 11-02-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Wow, cool. Glad to hear. While I can't help...

Wow, cool. Glad to hear. While I can't help directly, I will definitely send them a donation. The roof was pretty rough. No holes I could see, but almost completely covered in moss. Do you have...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-02-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Pilllsbury Lake Mistake

Well, not really. The only mistake is that we picked the wrong week to go. My buddy Greg and I decided to head out to West Canada lakes area Wednesday of last week. The original plan was to hike...
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