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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Wldrns
I blew out 3-4 inches in northern Oneida County....

I blew out 3-4 inches in northern Oneida County. Small lakes are iced over today.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Wldrns
Very commonly seen at canoe races where paddlers...

Very commonly seen at canoe races where paddlers of expensive canoes travel some distance. There is a another woman, often seen racing, who also makes covers. First name is Blanche. I don't recall...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,738
Posted By Wldrns
I'd avoid something like Nippletop.

I'd avoid something like Nippletop.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,738
Posted By Wldrns
My son had got a chocolate lab pup named Saranac...

My son had got a chocolate lab pup named Saranac who grew into a huge powerful monster of a dog that couldn't be handled. He would tear up the house whenever left alone. Saranac ended up going to a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,738
Posted By Wldrns
"Barkley".

"Barkley".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,342
Posted By Wldrns
After at least 4 inches of rain and very strong...

After at least 4 inches of rain and very strong winds, when I arrived to check out my camp on Friday north of Forestport, I wondered why my sump pumps were not working well. I thought one had failed...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Wldrns
Depending on the exact wind direction, I would...

Depending on the exact wind direction, I would usually stick to the north shore. There are more inlets to duck into, but there are also stump fields and shoals to watch for. The southern route...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Wldrns
Not so many years ago living in Lowville, we...

Not so many years ago living in Lowville, we could often hear cannon fire training coming from Fort Drum. In more recent years I have heard the same while as far away as Cranberry and Lows Lakes. Not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Wldrns
Military aircraft are not normally allowed to...

Military aircraft are not normally allowed to exceed the speed of sound unless in an area so designated. There are no such areas over the Adirondacks for routine training, although jet fighter...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,655
Posted By Wldrns
Report an Environmental Violation Online ...

Report an Environmental Violation Online
https://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/67751.html

Use this form only to report suspected violations of NY environmental laws and NYSDEC regulations. For...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-24-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By Wldrns
nysoga.org has lots people willing to help.

nysoga.org has lots people willing to help.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Wldrns
Last week I had a training event at 8th Lake...

Last week I had a training event at 8th Lake campground with permission from the DEC. The campground has no gate. Unrelated to us there were truck and trailer campers there.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-18-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Wldrns
Just south of the falls a bit, Eagle Bluff is an...

Just south of the falls a bit, Eagle Bluff is an interesting crag of rocks. Probably aptly named, though I did not see any of the namesakes.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Wldrns
As a fellow SAR volunteer, the pain of loss is...

As a fellow SAR volunteer, the pain of loss is felt by all in the NYSFederation. This song seems quite appropriate at this time. "Calling out your name now"... Keith.... "I hope you hear me..."
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Wldrns
Congratulations. It should be a fun time. I...

Congratulations. It should be a fun time. I trust you are looking for a commercial facility to hold the ceremony and festivities. Surely you can find one to you and your fiancÚ's liking.

But in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-09-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By Wldrns
Shortly after the July 1995 derecho blowdown in...

Shortly after the July 1995 derecho blowdown in the Five Ponds Wilderness, the 3 mile carry trail from Lows to the Oswegatchie was cut out from thousands of downed logs. Unfortunately it was cut far...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-08-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By Wldrns
Tightening at the yolk is sure to crack an egg.:D

Tightening at the yolk is sure to crack an egg.:D
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-06-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Wldrns
Two weeks ago Lean2Rescue added a brand new...

Two weeks ago Lean2Rescue added a brand new leanto to campsite #27 on Indian Lake. There are three more such leanto kits to be erected on the lake. Site #51 is next at some future date.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By Wldrns
I bet you used the at least 2 or 3-inch wide HF...

I bet you used the at least 2 or 3-inch wide HF webbing straps (yellow), not the 1-inch weak orange stuff. Ratcheting straps to tow a car is a far different application than holding a canoe on a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By Wldrns
yes, I am worried about cracking and unnecessary...

yes, I am worried about cracking and unnecessary tightening with ratchets. I have heard minor cracking even when I tighten cams more than I should. I don't want to take the risk with ratchets on...
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