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Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 01-20-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Wldrns
Not so many years ago I took my 10.5' carbon...

Not so many years ago I took my 10.5' carbon hybrid Hornbeck on a diagonal trip through the Adirondacks, from Boonville to across Cumberland Bay beyond Plattsburgh. I had all the gear and food that I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-13-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Wldrns
Additional very interesting and worthwhile...

Additional very interesting and worthwhile downtime activities might involve visiting the Adirondack Experience (formerly the Adirondack Museum) for Adirondack lore and history, just across the road...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-09-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By Wldrns
I have been wind bound in an eastern bay on...

I have been wind bound in an eastern bay on Stillwater more than once. Luckily my wife knew enough about that lake not to panic with me staying out there an extra night if weather dictates. it seems...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-08-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Wldrns
That one is not so funny. There was precedent for...

That one is not so funny. There was precedent for real concern at that location. Two years ago a man went missing there and I was on a multiple day unsuccessful SAR mission looking for him. Turned...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 12-31-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 56,472
Posted By Wldrns
I'm on my 4th Subaru. it was a huge move up from...

I'm on my 4th Subaru. it was a huge move up from my old front wheel chevy sedan. With the old car I had to get up to a specific speed with a 90 degree turn to get up my curved driveway hill. Too fast...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Wldrns
Technically called a "bolide", I've seen a...

Technically called a "bolide", I've seen a couple. My first was back in the 1960s.
i still remember it clearly. As a young budding amateur astronomer, I wrote up the details and was proud to have...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-18-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,784
Posted By Wldrns
Yeah, I've been to the other one too. As I...

Yeah, I've been to the other one too. As I recall, I was not impressed with the hike in on the broad logging road, not what I would call a trail, and I don't think I was all that impressed with the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-17-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,784
Posted By Wldrns
Here's my favorite photo of Gull. The leanto is...

Here's my favorite photo of Gull. The leanto is at the end around the point on the far left. Nearby Chub Pond also has a leanto and is nice to visit. Bear Lake to the north also with leanto. Where...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Wldrns
As W well knows, it was the site of an as yet...

As W well knows, it was the site of an as yet unsolved SAR incident four years ago. I rode in there in ranger trucks at the time (it was mid-November) and as I recall, it wasn't too bad with a few...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Wldrns
As maximum size, 18.5 foot tandem canoes work...

As maximum size, 18.5 foot tandem canoes work great and do not disrupt other paddlers or shoreline habitat. Could go as high as 23 foot C4 canoes or 28 ft voyageurs with the same mild and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-24-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Wldrns
And she is an excellent strong canoe racer,...

And she is an excellent strong canoe racer, always near the top of the pack.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-24-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,129
Posted By Wldrns
When my dad was alive and I hunted with him...

When my dad was alive and I hunted with him extensively in my younger days, we had two different hunting areas. One on Tug Hill, and another in the western Adirondacks. He always said that the bucks...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,129
Posted By Wldrns
Throughout the summer and continuing now, there...

Throughout the summer and continuing now, there is a herd of 5 or 6 deer, always does or fawns in my yard each night. I am on the southern edge of Tug Hill. I often could see them in early morning...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-18-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,041
Posted By Wldrns
I agree. Wasn't there a fatality (both moose and...

I agree. Wasn't there a fatality (both moose and human) car accident near there a few years ago on Rte 3?
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-18-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Wldrns
I have four of them that I use for my SAR team...

I have four of them that I use for my SAR team and for Yukon River canoe racing. This is the model that was issued to NYSDEC Rangers a few years ago, but have since replaced most of them with newer...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Wldrns
I blew out 3-4 inches in northern Oneida County....

I blew out 3-4 inches in northern Oneida County. Small lakes are iced over today.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Wldrns
Very commonly seen at canoe races where paddlers...

Very commonly seen at canoe races where paddlers of expensive canoes travel some distance. There is a another woman, often seen racing, who also makes covers. First name is Blanche. I don't recall...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,211
Posted By Wldrns
I'd avoid something like Nippletop.

I'd avoid something like Nippletop.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,211
Posted By Wldrns
My son had got a chocolate lab pup named Saranac...

My son had got a chocolate lab pup named Saranac who grew into a huge powerful monster of a dog that couldn't be handled. He would tear up the house whenever left alone. Saranac ended up going to a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,211
Posted By Wldrns
"Barkley".

"Barkley".
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