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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-11-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Zach
Years ago I traveled from Queer Lake to Russian...

Years ago I traveled from Queer Lake to Russian Lake by bushwhacking from the north trail over the ridge to Big Moose. It's a pretty easy traverse, the only difficult thing is finding a place to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-06-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Zach
I think I am fairly able to be generally polite...

I think I am fairly able to be generally polite and friendly to whomever I encounter, it's one of the things I have tried to learn to do as I go through life. I was just wondering if there is way...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-05-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Zach
Thank you all very much for your help. ...

Thank you all very much for your help. TrailBlaser, thanks, it's interesting to hear what it was like to be an AFR and what you did. Wldrns, we can't all be as special as you, unfortunately. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-03-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Zach
Questions about etiquette of AFR interactions

I am planning to go to Low's Lake in August, and as part of my pre-trip planning I have been reading trip reports which often mention talking to the AFR, formerly Ranger Dawn and now someone else if...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-27-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Zach
That's a great story, I'm glad you were able to...

That's a great story, I'm glad you were able to meet your long-lost cousin. I stayed a night at the lean-to on the island in 8th Lake in 2014, on my first trip after building my first canoe. It was...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Zach
You can bike into the Moose River Plains but you...

You can bike into the Moose River Plains but you have to watch out for occasional wahoos with large camper trailers going too fast. There are lots of sites in there. There are also designated sites...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Zach
The house progress sounds exciting, has the rainy...

The house progress sounds exciting, has the rainy weather slowed things down much? Pasley is what I had recalled from the Discover book, but my NG map doesn't name it at all, it just shows a rapid...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Zach
When I'm designing an outbuilding I like to draw...

When I'm designing an outbuilding I like to draw the end view to scale on 1/4" graph paper. Then you can find the angle in degrees with a protractor, or calculate the rise and run by counting the...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-07-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Zach
I remember years ago riding my heavily loaded...

I remember years ago riding my heavily loaded touring bike through Uncas Rd from Eagle Bay to Raquette Lake, and the last mile or so had some very steep hills. The surface was soft beach-like sand...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Zach
I was there last August. There is an unmarked...

I was there last August. There is an unmarked but pretty easily followable carry path on the east side of the Jessup down to a short way above Dug Mt. Brook. You'd have to wade or rock hop across...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-04-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Zach
Here's a picture of a spider eating a stable fly...

Here's a picture of a spider eating a stable fly just below the gunwale of my canoe on Stillwater Reservoir in 2017. No question whose side I was on in that situation.
Zach
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Zach
I am also sorry to clutter up WinterWarlock's...

I am also sorry to clutter up WinterWarlock's thread, but I must highly recommend Stripperguy's advice. He has posted several excellent build journals on the By The Fireside forum and when I built...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Zach
The Hornbeck looks great and I'm sure you'll have...

The Hornbeck looks great and I'm sure you'll have fun with it. Light weight must be a great convenience.
Zach
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-17-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By Zach
I'm sorry to hear about the difference of...

I'm sorry to hear about the difference of opinions about timing for your paddle project, but I'll look forward to seeing the update when it comes. That's very exciting news about the building...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Zach
I have an old external frame pack for camping or...

I have an old external frame pack for camping or carrying the canoe, but last year when I was planning a day trip from Indian Lake over Watch hill, up Snowy and back I bought a very small backpack...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-12-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By Zach
Thanks for the report, it sounds like a neat...

Thanks for the report, it sounds like a neat trip. The mooses sound especially nice, and I'm glad you were able to get a ride when you needed it. I'll be paying my first visit to the Lows Lake area...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By Zach
My strip canoe is 4 years old now, and I have...

My strip canoe is 4 years old now, and I have been recoating the whole surface, inside and out, with Epifanes spar varnish once a year since I built it. I don't understand the theory about not using...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,602
Posted By Zach
We're up to 8 gallons, still looking for one last...

We're up to 8 gallons, still looking for one last boil as the temperatures come up this week. Some taps have dried up, so it'll probably be smaller.
Zach
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-26-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,602
Posted By Zach
We're up to 5-1/2 gallons of syrup from our 39...

We're up to 5-1/2 gallons of syrup from our 39 taps, and I have a pot on the stove to finish now which I think will make another gallon or so. It's been a better year than I had thought from the way...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-24-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,708
Posted By Zach
My sister told me that if you have more than one...

My sister told me that if you have more than one browser on your computer you can use the second one to get more free stories in a given month. I mostly use Safari but also have Chrome for those...
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