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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 09:33 AM
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Posted By stripperguy
I guess Iíll have to get my boots dirty this...

I guess Iíll have to get my boots dirty this spring...
D, agreed seasonal max and mins are always at play, as well as those industrious beavers.
Justin and tick, those views looks similar, no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By stripperguy
Big Pond and it's outflow

Anyone been to Big Pond (near Hoffman Notch) recently, in the warmer months? Or even in the hard water season?
Specifically, anyone had eyes on the outflow of Big Pond? The topo maps show it as a...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-20-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By stripperguy
Oak Mt

Went to Oak Mt on Friday, it's still the same family friendly place that it's always been. Even though Oak was hit with the same rain earlier in the week that everyone was blessed with, there was...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-18-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,159
Posted By stripperguy
D, Nice, thorough TR, love the pics. There’s...

D,
Nice, thorough TR, love the pics.
There’s also a take out directly from Harrington Pond to the tracks but in lower water conditions it might not be the best.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-17-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By stripperguy
I just reread your OP...wow, was I off track. I...

I just reread your OP...wow, was I off track.
I was thinking you were referring to BC downhill skiing, or alpine touring.
I now realize you're talking about BC cross country skiing, duh!!
Please...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By stripperguy
Daughter was wilderness canoe tripping with MDB...

Daughter was wilderness canoe tripping with MDB and I when she was 18 months old.
Son was with us at Lake Lila when he was 6 months old. We typically did easy trips until each was 5 or 6 years old,...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-16-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,921
Posted By stripperguy
Too bad about today’s weather Everyone got rain...

Too bad about today’s weather
Everyone got rain so there will be a breakable (barely) crust until there’s more powder or until everything corns up
Brawnyman and I spent a full day breaking the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-16-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By stripperguy
I started my daughter on 80 cm skis when she was...

I started my daughter on 80 cm skis when she was 4 years old
My son started on the same skis at age 3.
Both eventually switched to snow boards around the age of 14.
Donít waste time with toy...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,088
Posted By stripperguy
Skied Royal with MDB, daughter, SIL, and all...

Skied Royal with MDB, daughter, SIL, and all three grandkids. This was my first family skiing in nearly a decade, I really enjoy teaching the little ones and seeing them enjoy and improve....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,921
Posted By stripperguy
Skied Taconics again on Feb 4th...stale 12"...

Skied Taconics again on Feb 4th...stale 12" powder, insane base, tree lines were best.
Saw one other dude.
With more snow in the forecast and continued cold weather, if ever any of you are planning...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By stripperguy
In the years when my gang does a spring canoe...

In the years when my gang does a spring canoe trip, we generally go around the 1st of May. Occasionally, there might be a few black flies out then, if it's warm and calm. Another week or two, and we...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,724
Posted By stripperguy
I was back country skiing today and thought of...

I was back country skiing today and thought of this thread.
Skiing is like the ultimate LNT activity.
Once I'm gone, all that remains are(is?) my tracks, and even they disappear with the snowpack!...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,921
Posted By stripperguy
Ok, I’ve been three times now in the last two...

Ok, I’ve been three times now in the last two weeks.
Three feet on the ground with a little over a foot of perfect powder. Virgin lines through the trees, Barbie and Ken sized bumps on the popular...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-25-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By stripperguy
I do quite a bit of back country skiing (AT gear)...

I do quite a bit of back country skiing (AT gear) and faced the same issue years ago.
I abandoned the bladder and tube due to the freeze up issues.
Best to keep your water inside your jacket, if...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-19-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,921
Posted By stripperguy
Skied the Taconics this past Sunday afternoon ...

Skied the Taconics this past Sunday afternoon
Saw two other people, one on teles, the other on snowshoes. Very few tracks.
At home in colonie we have a four inch crusty cover, in the Taconics there...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,035
Posted By stripperguy
I guess I'll need to pull out the old photo...

I guess I'll need to pull out the old photo albums...my pics of Nehasne in 1983 were on print film! The only pic I have of the lodge (chimney, really) from digitized slides is this one.

August...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-24-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,035
Posted By stripperguy
Maybe... I bought mine used from a dude in...

Maybe... I bought mine used from a dude in Guilderland that said he owned and raced it going back 25 years or so.

It would be cool if we all could compile our pics of Nehasne lodge when it was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-21-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,035
Posted By stripperguy
Wow!! Fantastic pics...were the overhead views...

Wow!! Fantastic pics...were the overhead views from a floatplane?
I was there in 1983 and the lodge was still standing, but surely didn't look as nice as in your photos. The dates say 1993, are you...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-08-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,914
Posted By stripperguy
Uhmmm, I believe Woodly is referring to the...

Uhmmm,
I believe Woodly is referring to the area around Silver Lake And Taylor Pond, in Clinton county, a bit NW of Wilmington.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,004
Posted By stripperguy
Have you checked out NYS Mesonet? ...

Have you checked out NYS Mesonet?

http://nysmesonet.org/mesonow#network=nysm&stid=ches

Current weather and pics from a variety of remote weather stations all across NYS.
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