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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 07-14-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Wldrns
Yeah, much of industry and commercial...

Yeah, much of industry and commercial transportation would be in a hurt. And the real horror of it is hikers might actually have to use a map and compass. :p I can almost hear my SAR incident callout...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Wldrns
A long time ago. A great area.

A long time ago. A great area.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Wldrns
it is all in the technique along with...

it is all in the technique along with conditioning. What hurts? if it is your arms, then you are most certainly doing it wrong. You need to incorporate your strong long lasting back and torso...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Wldrns
Along with the 90 mile canoe classic is the...

Along with the 90 mile canoe classic is the Cannonball-90. Paddle the original full 90 mile route (Old Forge to Saranac Lake) all within a single day (about 18-19 hours). Start at midnight, finish in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Wldrns
Dawn was usually very easy to locate from some...

Dawn was usually very easy to locate from some distance away with her characteristic yellow double blade paddle flashing from a green kayak. I would see her some time or another on just about every...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,243
Posted By Wldrns
A trick experienced woodsmen often employ is to...

A trick experienced woodsmen often employ is to always go hiking with someone (less experienced) who is taller. When the flies get really bad, be sure to engage your unsuspecting tall friend in idle...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-30-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Wldrns
NYSDEC Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators...

NYSDEC Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE)

I do this on my favorite streams
"Anyone who can kick over a rock can participate in WAVE"
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Wldrns
LNT, ADK, BSA, NYSOGA, to name just a few.

LNT, ADK, BSA, NYSOGA, to name just a few.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-28-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
Yes, we are a talented crew. You should see some...

Yes, we are a talented crew. You should see some of the free stone fire pit lays that one expert can do.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-27-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
Most likely the privy has been removed from the...

Most likely the privy has been removed from the island location, but I do know that a fresh new one was dug and erected behind the new large leanto and at the Dunning leanto.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Wldrns
if any pack pockets are really empty, it pays to...

if any pack pockets are really empty, it pays to unzip them all. Critters are inquisitive and will investigate open pockets, perhaps without feeling the need to chew through from the outside.

A...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Wldrns
Agreed, you will have much more trouble and...

Agreed, you will have much more trouble and damage caused by "mini bears" if you leave packs unattended. Very expensive damage.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-27-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Wldrns
The Lean2Rescue team, at DEC's request, removed...

The Lean2Rescue team, at DEC's request, removed the leanto from the island and vastly improved the double wide leanto nearby on the mainland. The Dunning leanto at the north end of the lake was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,282
Posted By Wldrns
The 15 July 1995 microburst (technically a...

The 15 July 1995 microburst (technically a derecho) was a much more significant event than just a bad thunder storm. It was a 100 mile wide swath with straight line winds of more than 100 mph. It...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-14-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Wldrns
I'd call it a faint trail, for a ways anyway, but...

I'd call it a faint trail, for a ways anyway, but easily lost unless you are navigating by terrain association techniques. You will then pick it up from time time, recognizing that where you are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-14-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Wldrns
It can get pretty darn thick in there, tough to...

It can get pretty darn thick in there, tough to do in a day hike in and out.

The other way from the north is to drive toward the ALC gate, than take the trail to Natural Rock Dam where the Red...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Wldrns
Ive been back by it a few times, most often ...

Ive been back by it a few times, most often from the North Lake bushwhack approach. It is a good and quite straightforward navigation exercise.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Wldrns
I had heard in the past that it had its own...

I had heard in the past that it had its own specific strain of trout. Was supposed to be good fishing back in the day. Don't know about now.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Wldrns
or this: ...

or this:
https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/lean-to-plan.png
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Wldrns
I thought there were actual plans available...

I thought there were actual plans available online if not directly from the DEC.
Try this:
http://www.tomstrong.org/bsa/adk.html
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