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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-29-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By richard1726
It’s one thing to evacuate if a hurricane is...

It’s one thing to evacuate if a hurricane is coming. For years people have been essentially programmed to "get when the getting is good." That time has long since past.
I hope those who violated the...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By richard1726
I’m glad that some one else can say they had a...

I’m glad that some one else can say they had a great time on a fishing trip even without catching any fish.
Thank you for posting. All trips are great.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By richard1726
From my calculations they start glowing brightly...

From my calculations they start glowing brightly at 70 miles up.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,821
Posted By richard1726
I’ll have to go through my slides, for my...

I’ll have to go through my slides, for my favorites, Snowbird and Lake Tear of the Clouds from the early 1960s.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By richard1726
Go in June, you will have max daylight and...

Go in June, you will have max daylight and Outrunning the blackflies will speed you along. Hope you can do about 7min mile pace.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-18-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,312
Posted By richard1726
While driving today through PA, South of...

While driving today through PA, South of Gettysburg to CT, I counted 1 to 2 deer dead on the side of the road per ten miles. I only counted them on the Northbound lanes and assume there was an equal...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,128
Posted By richard1726
We named our great Golden Retriever Adirondack...

We named our great Golden Retriever Adirondack and but always used the name Dak. Worked out very nicely in that it was never confused with the word "no" or "okay", plus it can be used for male or...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-27-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By richard1726
Camped there, I think before site numbers were...

Camped there, I think before site numbers were assigned, in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Not too far but not too close to the parking area.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By richard1726
I have a small 6 inch by 6 inch titanium fire pan...

I have a small 6 inch by 6 inch titanium fire pan and Ti walled stove to contain my twig fire. I’ve set it up an a magazine and during a 30 min burn the magazine was not scorched.
Just a suggestion...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By richard1726
Ya ya, the spruce is very thick, but in the Fall...

Ya ya, the spruce is very thick, but in the Fall with out bugs you can push your way through. We moved at about 1/2 to 1/4 mile per hour at times. This was a true trail-less experience. And let me...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By richard1726
Ok, I’ve got your route plan. Hike in from Elk...

Ok, I’ve got your route plan. Hike in from Elk Lake to about the 2800 contour. Leave the trail and using your compass hike/bushwhack West, climbing all the time. Your goal is McDonnel Mountain, 3937...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,399
Posted By richard1726
During the First few weeks of November first ice...

During the First few weeks of November first ice Formation can be predicted by observing air temperatures. Day trip ice will never be much of a problem, ice free in morning ice free day.
With Over...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-31-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By richard1726
Please weigh in on weather a small folding...

Please weigh in on weather a small folding Titanium wood stove using charcoal briquettes would be allowable in a no campfire zone.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-29-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By richard1726
Or sometimes on the Left. It’s always been...

Or sometimes on the Left. It’s always been obvious.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,369
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: 6
Views: 1,301
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: 18
Views: 3,369
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: 1,831
Posted By richard1726
I like them.

I like them.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
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: 4,069
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...
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