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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-15-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By rdl
Hikes near Johnsburg

I'll be renting a cabin in Johnsburg for several days next week and looking at outings in the area. Moxham and Peaked look like nice options for a bit of climbing. Any suggestions on flatter hikes...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By rdl
Most of the signs have been stolen over the years.

Most of the signs have been stolen over the years.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By rdl
dumb stick

Has anyone used this: https://www.dumb-stick.com/ and able to comment good or bad about it ? Any other similar products anyone has used ?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rdl
I'm torn now between the Hubba NX 1 and the...

I'm torn now between the Hubba NX 1 and the Copper Spur HV UL 1. Seems like there's plenty of sales going on now so the price is close enough to not be a factor.

The Hubba uses heavier...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rdl
I'm in the market for a new solo tent and the...

I'm in the market for a new solo tent and the Hubba NX is on my list. Thanks for the heads up. Backcountry.com and Steep and Cheap have the solo on sale now for $261 which is about the same as...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-16-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By rdl
Very impressive ! And pictures are excellent !

Very impressive ! And pictures are excellent !
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rdl
thanks for the input so far... My reason for...

thanks for the input so far...

My reason for shopping now is I've got a permit for a JMT hike this September. I don't want to become an ultralight fanatic, but keeping weight down is a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-09-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rdl
Quilt or mummy bag ?

I'm in the market for a new 3 season bag, looking at a down 10 degree bag. A friend of mine just bought an Enlightened quilt though that looks mighty tempting: 22 oz, 10 degrees.

I tend to move...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By rdl
Long Lake to Newcomb Lake

About 15 years ago I did a 3 day trip from Long Lake(parking on 28N) to Newcomb Lake and then out to 28N. The trail that cut over from the NPT to Newcomb Lake was in good shape but didn't look like...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By rdl
There's a very solid snowpack now with the recent...

There's a very solid snowpack now with the recent snow, so expect you'll need snowshoes and/or microspikes. Temps could be 70 or 0, impossible to predict.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By rdl
Thanks for the reply, is it steeper going down to...

Thanks for the reply, is it steeper going down to McKenzie Pond than the descent from the lean-to back to Whiteface Inn ? My wife has done that before with no difficulty.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By rdl
Jackrabbit Trail question

I'm thinking of doing the Whiteface Inn to McKenzie Pond section of the trail tomorrow with my wife. My wife can do a good snowplow but is not that confident on a narrow windy descent. So is the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-08-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,773
Posted By rdl
Fischer makes 3 pin boots still. Also try ebay...

Fischer makes 3 pin boots still. Also try ebay -- I've seen several on there over the years both new and used.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By rdl
When I purchased my Rapidfire they told me the...

When I purchased my Rapidfire they told me the thwarts aren't designed to hold your weight, so don't sit or kneel on them. There are different seat heights they can install, so as was mentioned...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,300
Posted By rdl
I can't help you compare boats but St Regis Canoe...

I can't help you compare boats but St Regis Canoe Outfitters had some used Spitfires at their end of season sale last month. Might be an option to save a little bit of money...

I bought a...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-30-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,151
Posted By rdl
Misc tele binding parts: Rainey, Voile, Dovre

I'm cleaning out my old ski parts drawer...

Rainey Superloop Super Shim set and Climbing Bail set: both new and in package. $5 + shipping

Voile 3 pin cable binding CABLES ONLY. And these are...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-23-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 735
Posted By rdl
Thule fit kits: 243 & 2069. Free

These are both used, made for Mazda Protege/323. Free, you cover shipping from Buffalo area.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-19-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By rdl
K2 Sahale Randonee/Tele skis

I purchased these skis at a charity auction several years ago and have never used them. They've never been mounted, one of the skis still has the original plastic wrap on it with the High Peaks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By rdl
Extended parking in BML ?

Hello all,

Going on a 5 day paddle from BML to Saranac area in a couple weeks. What's the best legal place to leave a car in BML for 5-6 days ?

Thanks in advance...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,328
Posted By rdl
Hybrid or Mt Bike ?

I'll be passing by on Friday and will have a few hours to visit this area for the first time. I can bring either my hybrid or my mountain bike. Suggestions on what to bring ?
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