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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By richard1726
Yes I used permethrin. I see plenty of honey...

Yes I used permethrin. I see plenty of honey bees, too many ground hornets and lots of lightening bugs.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-05-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By richard1726
Wonderful report, nice description to remind me...

Wonderful report, nice description to remind me of those trails. I climbed Allan in 1992 via your Elk lake trail. My final 46er and my buddy's first. Epic bushwhack. No swamp boardwalk.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-05-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By richard1726
I tossed out all over my yard, very wooded, about...

I tossed out all over my yard, very wooded, about 40 to 50 tubes, toilet paper tubes, with cotton and the correct tick killer insecticide 10 years ago. I also have an aggressive mouse trapping...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-05-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By richard1726
I like them.

I like them.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By richard1726
Buy a cheap boat and spend your money on a nice...

Buy a cheap boat and spend your money on a nice paddle and comfortable PFD that you can wear all the time. If the boat is as heavy as lead to you get a cheap canoe cart/trolley.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By richard1726
Maybe the locations of the abandoned boats should...

Maybe the locations of the abandoned boats should be listed for all to see. One persons trash can be the next persons treasure. That way if the boat was first stolen then stashed/abandoned the new...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By richard1726
Good ideas, thanks

Good ideas, thanks
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By richard1726
The water can go in fast thru a very small crack...

The water can go in fast thru a very small crack and spread out soaking the wood. It will take a very long time, if ever, for the water to get back out that small crack. Over time the wood will swell...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By richard1726
28 year old Mad River with ash gunwales: I just...

28 year old Mad River with ash gunwales:
I just check the gunwale screws for tightness, a Very light sanding and Watco oil about every 6 years, they look like new with a nice patina. I use 303 on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,797
Posted By richard1726
Sounds to me like a wonderful $$$ opportunity for...

Sounds to me like a wonderful $$$ opportunity for the Sr & Jr Classes of Keene Central School.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-25-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By richard1726
Bring head nets for all. Your friends with think...

Bring head nets for all. Your friends with think you are a god.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By richard1726
Always use Hadley fire-tower as a snowshoe...

Always use Hadley fire-tower as a snowshoe shake-down. It is short, has steep sections and a great view on top.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-31-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By richard1726
Military supply, my son regularly wears one when...

Military supply, my son regularly wears one when he flies his USCG helicopter. They call them Gumby suits. They should also be avalable from sailboat supply houses, under safety gear.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,559
Posted By richard1726
Camp out in your backyard for 24 hours during a...

Camp out in your backyard for 24 hours during a cold winter rain. Dry below zero temps are easy to imagine and prepare for. Just above freezing and rain should be experienced at least once before you...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-25-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,969
Posted By richard1726
Not Snow Bird or Lake Tear of the C.

Not Snow Bird or Lake Tear of the C.
Forum: Trip Reports 10-15-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,291
Posted By richard1726
Nice report.

Nice report.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,781
Posted By richard1726
I look at the flat water above beaver dams from a...

I look at the flat water above beaver dams from a different view point.
Sometimes I have been lucky. As a geologist I would study topo maps and aerial photos looking for beaver habitat in the middle...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,393
Posted By richard1726
Faster you go the less you see.

Faster you go the less you see.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,781
Posted By richard1726
It’s wilderness and maybe we need to adjust our...

It’s wilderness and maybe we need to adjust our attitude when the "going gets tougher"...
Some of my most memorable trips have been where plans changed due to conditions and we had to get out the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 24,625
Posted By richard1726
No bugs no mud... official temp in Saranac...

No bugs no mud...
official temp in Saranac Lake several miles from where we were tent camping was -32F. It warmed up to -16, ice was 39” thick, mid 1960s.
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