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Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-07-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,349
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
... and now I want to add Joe Bonamassa's Blues...

... and now I want to add Joe Bonamassa's Blues Deluxe to one of my lists.

A Top 20 List just isn't going to suffice.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Where hook keepers are generally located, just...

Where hook keepers are generally located, just forward of the handle, and given their very light weight, you won't even come close to changing the rods's performance.

Put it on.

Enjoy the new...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,384
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Does the challenge includ how many a person has...

Does the challenge includ how many a person has assisted in giving new roofs to, or drug in new logs and floors for, or rebuilt fire pits, or removed several feet of duff from beneath, or carried...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,475
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Try it in winter. DuctTape, a small...

Try it in winter.

DuctTape, a small contingent of Boy Scouts, two indescribable dudes, a crazy red-haired NOLA transplant, and I all got there a couple winters back.

Adventurous, to say the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,385
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Yep. They're bombproof. To date, I've not...

Yep. They're bombproof.

To date, I've not come across any errant pieces of 3 pin bindings left on the trial. Can't say the same for the other'ns.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-30-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,738
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
So that land is destroyed? Like permanently,...

So that land is destroyed? Like permanently, forever and ever?

Oh how soon we forget the when Yellowstone was "destroyed" by fires... and what it looks like today.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,470
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Obviously somebody's brother-in-law has the...

Obviously somebody's brother-in-law has the contract to reprint all the letterhead and signage.

It would be incredibly interesting to find out just how much the state spends in reprinting...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Maaaayyybeee... ;) I'll back off, but my...

Maaaayyybeee... ;)

I'll back off, but my point is that it's so easy to say that leanto's are bad because they concentrate human activity, but so very many other things do too.

We all impact...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
One could also wonder similarly about many other...

One could also wonder similarly about many other things.

If the point is to minimize impact then any efforts that allow for easier access, and therefor more human activity, need to be looked at.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Interesting. Generating thought. Another...

Interesting. Generating thought. Another perspective to ponder. That's what I meant.

The entire context of our camping impacts should really be considered. All of it. Not just the select few...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
The solution to pollution is dilution? ...

The solution to pollution is dilution?

Interesting.

Ordin
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
If there were no visits to the backcountry there...

If there were no visits to the backcountry there would be absolutely no impacts at all.

What the ultimate goal? Containment to a select few locations? Spreading the impacts over a vast area,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
There's a similar argument that says any impacts...

There's a similar argument that says any impacts will be very much localized with the leanto's in place and intact.

Is it better to have the impacts spread far and wide or kept contained to a very...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,175
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Awfully nice sales pitch, Wldrns, but altruism...

Awfully nice sales pitch, Wldrns, but altruism fell out of fancy long ago.

Perhaps if they gave out patches. People will do anything for a patch.


Ordin
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,551
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Getting one's self to Duck Hole already takes...

Getting one's self to Duck Hole already takes quite a few footfalls, no matter from where the walk begins.

Will a relocated leanto drive up that distance by any large percentage?

If I have to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,034
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
"I don't think they will attract the hordes even...

"I don't think they will attract the hordes even if this goes through."

You're correct. They won't. There's both good and bad fortune buried in that.

The good stuff. We won't campfire banned...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,034
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
"I really do hate to see these parts of the park...

"I really do hate to see these parts of the park neglected because they aren't as spectacular as the high peaks."

That all depends one's definition of spectacular. If spectacular means...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,871
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Unless knee deep in water, I haven't stood in a...

Unless knee deep in water, I haven't stood in a single place in the entire Adirondack park that that isn't positively ripe with fuel. Blow down is everywhere. The duff is often at least a foot thick....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,076
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Lost? Sure, temporarily. Spend a unplanned night...

Lost? Sure, temporarily. Spend a unplanned night out in the woods because I didn't know how to get out? Yes. Twice.

Just before bow season started, when I was still living back in Florida, I'd...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-10-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,047
Posted By Ordin Aryguy
Followed by a re-enactment of Storming of the...

Followed by a re-enactment of Storming of the Bastille.

This is a question that I've asked before.

Q - Who is the most dangerous man in the world?

A - The man with nothing left to lose.

...
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