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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By stripperguy
Condolences to Judi and family Keith helped me...

Condolences to Judi and family
Keith helped me out numerous times with his lifetime of experiences
Very sorry to hear this
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By stripperguy
My nephew was married and had the reception at...

My nephew was married and had the reception at the Whiteface Lodge in November 2015.
It was extremely well catered and presented...no idea what the budget was.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-07-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By stripperguy
Exactly!! Many modern sailplanes have glide...

Exactly!! Many modern sailplanes have glide ratios around 45:1.
What's the distance from Marshall to the nearest landing zone? Placid airport is 10 miles, Lake Clear airport is 20 miles.
Dropping...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-07-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By stripperguy
I would hope that's an experienced, accomplished...

I would hope that's an experienced, accomplished pilot.
Unless they can find some upward moving thermals, those sailplanes lose elevation for every foot forward. Modern sailplanes have impressive...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-03-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By stripperguy
Rich, I have had that same cart for over 20...

Rich,
I have had that same cart for over 20 years, it performs great over rough ADK terrain.
I wheeled my solo into Cedar Lakes about 5 miles with it, no problems.
I have been recommending this...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-30-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By stripperguy
When in November? It might make a huge...

When in November? It might make a huge difference.
Here's a look at a paddle to Wolf Pond (Blue Ridge Rd, near the Boreas) in late November. Similar elevations, but LTL is farther north yet...Oh,...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By stripperguy
Zach That’s one Of his wee lassie II’s He...

Zach
That’s one
Of his wee lassie II’s
He intensely disliked the Osprey and sold it
Justin I’m sure that’s the same moose pics and probably the same moose
We were hoping to see him
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By stripperguy
Too cool, J. The big group that had that visit...

Too cool, J.
The big group that had that visit on Wednesday they said...maybe the same moose?
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By stripperguy
Haha I was bummed that I missed most of it but at...

Haha I was bummed that I missed most of it but at least Dave got to share it
Straight out of his camera no doctoring at all
Really fortunate timing
Forum: Trip Reports 09-28-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By stripperguy
A few more photos here: ...

A few more photos here:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ecjx5c5K2JqFMc5i6

BTW, none are manipulated in any way
Forum: Trip Reports 09-28-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By stripperguy
Cedar River Flow quickie

Spent a couple days on the Flow, site #4, it's big and comfortable, but not as big as #3.
BTW, the online DEC map (PDF) is not accurate. Not counting the sites at the dam, there are 6 sites on the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By stripperguy
Having seen the carry trail between LaBier Flow...

Having seen the carry trail between LaBier Flow and the dam, I would be inclined to skip the Flow and wheel the entire distance. It's an easy roll, or at least it was, before the road was "improved".
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By stripperguy
This is the view from Hitchins Ridge ...

This is the view from Hitchins Ridge
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By stripperguy
There’s a great very easy informal path up grass...

There’s a great very easy informal path up grass pond mt
Includes some rock scrambles and takes a short time with fantastic views
In your kayaks you’ll have no issue with wind
The trees should be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By stripperguy
My gang did a trip mid October to the Essex chain...

My gang did a trip mid October to the Essex chain lakes
We had to wait until 10:00 AM for the ice to be breakable

Did a day trip to Wolf Pond with a buddy the day after Thanksgiving. It was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By stripperguy
Any equipment left on state land for more than...

Any equipment left on state land for more than three days without a permit is considered abandoned under NYS LAW. It is illegal do abandon equipment in such a manner.
As such, most folks use any...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By stripperguy
How about renting from St Regis Canoe outfitters...

How about renting from St Regis Canoe outfitters on Floodwood rd.
They are just on the edge of the canoe wilderness area
Multitude of trips right from their door
No motorized anything will you...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-03-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By stripperguy
Nearly any of your “regular” meals that you eat...

Nearly any of your “regular” meals that you eat at home can be dried in your oven and brought with you in the woods.
That way you’ll enjoy the meals more and should have similar, uhmm, movements too.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By stripperguy
Surprisingly (to me) it's been 8 years since MDB...

Surprisingly (to me) it's been 8 years since MDB and I climbed Pillsbury...it's unlikely that the trees have grown tall enough to block the views from the stairs.

Have a look:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-28-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, Very cool, as always. I love the way you...

Zach,
Very cool, as always. I love the way you follow your own path. And what? Getting slower? C'mon, how many guys your age would even consider a trip like that? Just reading your write up I'm...
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