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Forum: Trip Reports 02-23-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,921
Posted By TrailBlaser
Understood. I now prefer the leapfrog method...

Understood. I now prefer the leapfrog method because I usually (bad weather and bugs are the exceptions) don't mind taking my time, taking photos as I walk and stretching my legs on the carries. Even...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-23-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,921
Posted By TrailBlaser
If the carry is unfamiliar and long, I like to...

If the carry is unfamiliar and long, I like to leap frog (split) it. I carry my gear roughly half way, leave it and go back for the canoe. Then I do the same thing to the end of the carry.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-20-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,093
Posted By TrailBlaser
I am currently re-reading Donaldson's two-volume...

I am currently re-reading Donaldson's two-volume history of the Adirondacks.
Forum: Trip Reports 02-15-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,921
Posted By TrailBlaser
I think "Oswegatchie '46er" is a great idea. I...

I think "Oswegatchie '46er" is a great idea. I plan to paddle it again this season and will be making note of how many of the sites I stayed at over the years. I had favorites I stayed at more...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-15-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,921
Posted By TrailBlaser
Thanks for posting a great trip report and...

Thanks for posting a great trip report and photos. It not only connected my visits to the individual areas of your trip, but the Oswegatchie portion brought back memories of the many trips I made up...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-01-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By TrailBlaser
I have the book and have read it twice because it...

I have the book and have read it twice because it is so engaging. If you enjoyed it, there are two other books that might be of interest:
- The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
- Great...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-21-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By TrailBlaser
Nice trip report. I enjoyed it and the photos.

Nice trip report. I enjoyed it and the photos.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
Great photos! Thanks for posting them up. The...

Great photos! Thanks for posting them up. The area has such an interesting history.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
I took another (closer) look at the slide of the...

I took another (closer) look at the slide of the lodge - it says October 1983, not '93. Some of the others (that have dates) are from 1988.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
The Sawyer is the Autumn Mist (weighs under...

The Sawyer is the Autumn Mist (weighs under 40lbs). It has been great to paddle over the years. I found the receipt recently; I purchased it in March of 1988 for $875 along with a Yakima 58" rack...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
I typically carried three lenses: a standard...

I typically carried three lenses: a standard 18-55mm, a wide angle and 300mm. I think you are right, it is more likely a zoom shot rather than from one of the float plane trips I took over the Five...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
Thanks very much. I bet you are right about the...

Thanks very much. I bet you are right about the slides being from different dates. I remember going in right after it opened up. My recollection is that the interior wasn't in bad shape. I thought I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-21-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,706
Posted By TrailBlaser
Lake Lila 1993

I am in the process of scanning my 35mm slides and came across these:

https://imgur.com/gallery/XmzWci2
Forum: Trip Reports 10-29-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,327
Posted By TrailBlaser
Wow, great trip report and photos! Thanks so much...

Wow, great trip report and photos! Thanks so much for posting it. I have been wanting to drive to the Spruce Lake trail head, but I only have a sedan and have not yet had the courage to give it a...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-28-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,915
Posted By TrailBlaser
I just download the map to my phone and it has...

I just download the map to my phone and it has worked fine, even in remote wilderness areas (under tree cover) in the Adirondacks.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-28-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,915
Posted By TrailBlaser
I use Gaia GPS and I am very satisfied with it.

I use Gaia GPS and I am very satisfied with it.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By TrailBlaser
Lows is drawing us there...

Lows is drawing us there...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By TrailBlaser
Agreed, I do more canoe camping than backpacking...

Agreed, I do more canoe camping than backpacking now as well. If everything works out, I am hoping to get trip in this coming weekend into early next week. I haven't decided on a definite...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By TrailBlaser
Wldrns is correct about the "back" route. I go...

Wldrns is correct about the "back" route. I go that way all the time (even in the summer) when I am heading to 17/18 or the sites on the southern shore. I go the main route when I am heading for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By TrailBlaser
One of the things I like (and appreciate) is the...

One of the things I like (and appreciate) is the lack of a permit system in the ADKs. I did the High Peaks I wanted to do many years ago, so I don't see myself going back there again. That being...
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