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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,588
Posted By MrKawfey
I wonder if we could lobby DEC to put plaques in...

I wonder if we could lobby DEC to put plaques in each lean to that say something like "Remember to share your lean to".

While my experience certainly doesn't constitute a formal survey, my hunch...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,215
Posted By MrKawfey
https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/7/17...

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/7/17314716/lyme-disease-vaccine-history-effectiveness

We are truly our own worst enemy
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-25-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,215
Posted By MrKawfey
Doxycycline. One month, then we go from there.

Doxycycline. One month, then we go from there.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-25-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,215
Posted By MrKawfey
Well, looks like I'm now a statistic. Just found...

Well, looks like I'm now a statistic. Just found out last week that I've got Lyme disease. Started antibiotics Saturday but no improvement yet. Can hardly turn my head because of pain at the base of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-09-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By MrKawfey
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/these-inv...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/these-invasive-ticks-can-appear-in-such-numbers-that-they-drain-cattle-of-their-blood-—-and-theyve-now-been-found-in-the-us-for-the-first-time/ar-BBJIhpZ?li=BB...
Forum: Gear Reviews 03-02-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By MrKawfey
You're welcome. This bag will now become my...

You're welcome. This bag will now become my daughter's this season and I will be looking for a new bag for my 7yo son. Once I decide and try one I will post a review.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-26-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By MrKawfey
http://askanaturalist.com/can-i-swim-with-beavers/

http://askanaturalist.com/can-i-swim-with-beavers/
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,957
Posted By MrKawfey
UPDATE: It looks as if someone at Big Agnes was...

UPDATE: It looks as if someone at Big Agnes was paying attention. The newest version of the little red seems to have fixed the issue with the pad sleeve location. it now appears that the head/hood of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By MrKawfey
Interesting tidbit, according to the CDC website,...

Interesting tidbit, according to the CDC website, dogs and people are affected by different strains of the Giardia protozoa. In fact they say that transmission from dogs to people is actually quite...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By MrKawfey
I'd be curious to know what the probability of...

I'd be curious to know what the probability of infection is compared to everyday life.
For example, lets say you compare a backpacker (with good hygiene who only drinks from clear fast flowing...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By MrKawfey
The "cheap insurance" logic can't really be...

The "cheap insurance" logic can't really be argued with. But I do wish we had a more data/evidence/fact based understanding of the risks. 2 years ago I switched from a pump style filter to the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,201
Posted By MrKawfey
Water Filtration

interesting read. It's an old topic but still one that deserves more study.

https://slate.com/technology/2018/02/filtering-stream-water-or-fresh-water-is-medically-unnecessary.html

One thing...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,154
Posted By MrKawfey
http://www.alpenglow.org/skiing/climbing-boots/ind...

http://www.alpenglow.org/skiing/climbing-boots/index.html

Interesting read. Not too far off topic.

Also, high adventure sports here in Latham has a pair of madshush annums on sale really...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-10-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By MrKawfey
Thanks for the tips guys. The biggest frustration...

Thanks for the tips guys. The biggest frustration has to be the lack of detailed info on the web coupled with the lack of availability in local stores. I can understand when an online retailer like...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,154
Posted By MrKawfey
Looks like the HO Syndicate and the Reflex...

Looks like the HO Syndicate and the Reflex Hardshell systems use the old Silvretta binding design. Maybe they licensed it from them. Both are still in production. Would love to see a redesign of the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,154
Posted By MrKawfey
Wow, old post revived. I can update a bit. I...

Wow, old post revived.
I can update a bit. I was never able to get my Bates Tora Bora boots repaired locally and have been using Asolo AFS Guides. The plastic shell makes a very big difference...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-01-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By MrKawfey
Question Need Winter Shell Pant Suggestions

Hi all, I've decided to retire my winter pants (too much duct tape, can't close the waist, lost a boot hook) and I've been both disappointed and confused by the options I've seen in the stores....
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 12-04-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 57,723
Posted By MrKawfey
This will be showing at 7:30 tonight (12/4) on...

This will be showing at 7:30 tonight (12/4) on WMHT. There will be other airings throughout the week.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-02-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By MrKawfey
Fwiw, here is my 2c: I have tried several...

Fwiw, here is my 2c:
I have tried several different sleep systems and the older I get the more difficulty I have being comfortable. I still have my original Coleman pool float I used as a kid when...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-24-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,560
Posted By MrKawfey
Dry on the fly cargo pants...

Dry on the fly cargo pants (https://m.duluthtrading.com/store/mens/mens-pants/mens-lined-pants/45715.aspx)

My wife bought these for me a coupe years ago and they are great. Heavy nylon shell,...
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