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Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-24-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By richard p
Lake Store

Wow sad news. Indian Lake was where I discovered Adirondack canoeing back in the late 80"s. I remember paddling over to the marina and hitching a ride to get beer and ice! They always had...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By richard p
Railroad Tracks

Many thanks. I did not know that snowmobilers and skiers used the tracks in winter. I guess it would be ok to walk on them in the summer. I have done short distances before (I usually challenge my...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-23-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By richard p
Railroad Tracks in the St Regis Canoe Area

Hello. Does anyone know if it is legal /acceptable to walk on the railroad tracks? There looks to be plenty of remote areas that could be fun to explore. thanks!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By richard p
Tupper

I forgot to mention that - yes they do. Production started in May. They say they used the original molds too.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-22-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By richard p
Tupper

Are you referring to Vermont Canoe and Kayak's Tupper model? If so, it is a sweet boat. The round bottom, high seat and lack of tumblehome make it feel very tippy but once you get used to it (move...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 06-27-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By richard p
Hello. The canoe is no longer for sale. Thank...

Hello. The canoe is no longer for sale. Thank you.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By richard p
St Regis

Hi. St Regis Pond was my second Adirondack trip over 20 years ago with my wife and I still remember it very well. Weekends are very busy in the summer throughout the Canoe Area so try and get there...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-19-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By richard p
Northstar

Hi. I'll try and post this weekend. I need to take the cover off and clean her up.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-10-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By richard p
Duhhh! Corrected.

Duhhh! Corrected.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-09-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By richard p
Northstar (Bell) Canoes, Polaris model for Sale

Ted Bell's new rendition of the his famous Bell Canoe Northstar. Less than 2 years old and used only twice for 10 day vacations in the Adirondacks. Including over $300 in accessories - contoured...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,197
Posted By richard p
Deals on Duluth Packs

Many of their canoe packs are 35% off on their site. Just an fyi for us old timers who love these packs.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-22-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By richard p
Duluth Pack on Sale

Many of their popular canoe packs are 35% off! That is better than most used pricing on evilbay.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-07-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By richard p
Help Pricing a Used Canoe

Hi. Looks like I need to sell my 2 year old Northstar Polaris (same as Bell Northstar) in Starlite with aluminum rails. It is in excellent shape since I only used it for 8 days once a year. I was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-12-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,006
Posted By richard p
Lowe's

Been a long time for me too. Raquette River Outfitters in Tupper Lake (awesome people) have a specialized map of Lowe's with comments about each site. It is pretty well done so you should try and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-16-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,798
Posted By richard p
Floodwood

So if one wants to do a day trip on Polywog we are out of luck? I used to park near the little "beach" and access there.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,212
Posted By richard p
Rollins

Definitely call and ask - the people that work there are very friendly and helpful. There is a lot at the boat launch and a small one off to the right as you pass the first one. There is a site on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,818
Posted By richard p
Rollins

Pretty funny - I started staying at Rollins years ago and when I could not deal with 2 weeks of canoe camping because of old bones and kids! I did not mention it because you mentioned you were a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,818
Posted By richard p
Canoeing in the Adk's

I was in your shoes when I started visiting the ADK's 20 years ago. Unfortunately there was no internet and so no ADK Forum so I relied on books and magazines. I personally think that a "first...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,761
Posted By richard p
Ledge Pond

Hey everyone. I have never made it up to Ledge Pond (off of Long Pond) in the SRCA. I will be in the area the last week of July and was wondering if anyone wanted to make the effort as a small...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 02-22-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,646
Posted By richard p
Lodging

In Lake Clear also check out the Lodge at Lake Clear. Not cheap but very nice. If you want basic lodging Charlie's Inn has rooms and the bar/restaurant is in the same building.
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