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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By yellowcanoe
Yes that's part of the advantage of buying New...

Yes that's part of the advantage of buying New from a semi custom and hence more expensive builder
They can tweak to your specific needs. But it has to be done before construction in lightweight...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By yellowcanoe
I'll have to contain my remarks to the PBW boats...

I'll have to contain my remarks to the PBW boats as I don't have a Swift pack canoe nor have paddled one. I have seen them but do not recall the hull shape.

I have the big bro to the Spitfire 13....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-02-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By yellowcanoe
There should be a week or so sweet spot at the...

There should be a week or so sweet spot at the end of May. I am in Maine and we have mud season now.. It ends in Mid May as far as ATVs go so obviously it isn't ADK hiking trails. ATVs are banned as...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-11-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,709
Posted By yellowcanoe
Interesting the variances in the run. Our sugar...

Interesting the variances in the run. Our sugar house got going in Feb for a couple of weeks. Then a cold spell stopped it about Feb 25 when the temps stayed below freezing for a month. It resumed...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-05-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,305
Posted By yellowcanoe
The trouble is that success with a repellent is a...

The trouble is that success with a repellent is a partnership between victim and insect just as success in paddling is a partnership between paddler and canoe

What works for me does not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,242
Posted By yellowcanoe
I have no plans. Have lakefront 2 acres with...

I have no plans. Have lakefront 2 acres with house. for 1/3 cost of LP housing. Yep I am a tourist in the ADKs but LP and Rt 3 traffic is really high in the summer compared to home.
I'll be happy in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,242
Posted By yellowcanoe
Winters in Maine..today included with our 12...

Winters in Maine..today included with our 12 inches of April Fools joke are pretty easy.
You acquire a proper plow or plow service. There are lots of property managers who do plowing.

As there...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-01-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,305
Posted By yellowcanoe
I'm at a loss why if you are in a trailer the...

I'm at a loss why if you are in a trailer the blackflies are too. They don't like indoors and will plaster against a window.

If you wear blue jeans you are a blackfly magnet. Neutral colors are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,831
Posted By yellowcanoe
replacing Rangers with drones...

replacing Rangers with drones...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-30-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By yellowcanoe
If you are interested in the Pack you will have...

If you are interested in the Pack you will have to find an old one.. No longer made in Royalex which came in at that 33 lbs.

A canoe is an investment so price is spread out over many uses. The...
Forum: Other Places 03-30-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,318
Posted By yellowcanoe
thank you. It confirms that we will may snowshoes...

thank you. It confirms that we will may snowshoes for our canoe trip in May.
50-75 inch snowpack and more coming Sat

I live in the 20-30 range but even so some south facing slopes are bare.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-30-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,242
Posted By yellowcanoe
Not sure I would ever move back to Canton. Lived...

Not sure I would ever move back to Canton. Lived there four years. To get to a city we went to Ottawa. Now that Homeland Security is making things unpleasant I would not want to cross the border...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-16-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,728
Posted By yellowcanoe
Ritchie.. When I did the carry from Hitchens to...

Ritchie.. When I did the carry from Hitchens to Low's there was a party camped on that estate grounds. There were also two rangers making the campers take the camp down. It was a rainy miserable day....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,400
Posted By yellowcanoe
And oh boy is it good today too! We have feet of...

And oh boy is it good today too! We have feet of fresh snow.. Something good has to come out of all that work!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-19-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,400
Posted By yellowcanoe
Any form of precipitation is formed around...

Any form of precipitation is formed around particles of dust or pollution.
If this is a big worry, stay inside and drink chemically treated water..that Nestle is stealing from public aquifers

If...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-01-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,134
Posted By yellowcanoe
No current dog but the last one was picky and...

No current dog but the last one was picky and never went on a trail.
Always off in the woods.. Sometimes it took much searching to find the perfect spot.. Candidate spots 1 and 2 looked like the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-25-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,931
Posted By yellowcanoe
http://www.caryinstitute.org/newsroom/lyme-disease...

http://www.caryinstitute.org/newsroom/lyme-disease-freezes-may-reduce-ticks

subzero doesn't appear to make a dent in populations. And snow is a good insulator.

temp variability may have more...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-13-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By yellowcanoe
11lbs! Oof! :)[/QUOTE] Yes.. Oof. Not...

11lbs! Oof! :)[/QUOTE]


Yes.. Oof. Not backpacking. More like Everest Base Camp.

My Trango 3.1 is of the same ilk.. I would never take it backpacking but for river canoe trips and winter...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-07-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,355
Posted By yellowcanoe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl_5lMA6yVU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl_5lMA6yVU

Yes quite a few. My husband hit one in northern NJ
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,452
Posted By yellowcanoe
Turned out to be a stunning long lived season..

Turned out to be a stunning long lived season..
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