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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-09-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By stripperguy
My cheapo dehydrator died last year, so until I...

My cheapo dehydrator died last year, so until I get another, I just dry my foods and fruits in my daughter's convection oven. Spread it thin on a cookie sheet, set the oven for the lowest temp, and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By stripperguy
Yeah, that's definitely it. It's really wide and...

Yeah, that's definitely it. It's really wide and shows up on the very first map in your linked DEC plan, in fact, it's the preferred route.

The spot where the proposed trail crosses RT 28N could...
Forum: Photography 07-08-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 97,681
Posted By stripperguy
Last week with a buddy of mine and his family on...

Last week with a buddy of mine and his family on Fishing Brook...the boys were all excited to traverse their very first beaver dam!!
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-08-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By stripperguy
I was thinking that...Mostly I'm intrigued since...

I was thinking that...Mostly I'm intrigued since that may pass near the Newcomb River (making a Newcomb River to Newcomb Lake trip easier, I am getting older, you know)

Also, that part of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By stripperguy
Are you talking the Bog downstream from the lower...

Are you talking the Bog downstream from the lower dam?
If so, I don’t think it’s a good route with lower water and a fragile boat. Although, the carries are not that long...

If you’re referring...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By stripperguy
New road (trail) near Lake Harris???

I was up at Lake Harris (Newcomb) on the 4th, and saw what looks like a wide trail or road cut in from Campsite Rd off to the east, just before the road crosses the Hudson. And looking upstream on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By stripperguy
Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind...

Are you in a solo canoe or tandem? Watch the wind and waves on LTL with a later start, it gets rough.
My favorites sites on LTL are at the head of the lake, 11, 12, Camp Bliss. Rock Pond is a great...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,709
Posted By stripperguy
I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas,...

I had a meniscus repair just before Christmas, alpine skied on it 3 weeks later...
My tear must have been lingering for years, injured it 10 years ago lugging a washer/dryer combo up some stairs. It...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By stripperguy
We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and...

We were once half way up on Salmon Lake, and could still hear jet skis on Stillwater, nearly 1-1/2 miles away as the crow flies...which is another reason why I do not recommend Stillwater.

Mr...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By stripperguy
It sounds to me like you would be better off with...

It sounds to me like you would be better off with a sampling of various areas rather than spending a week in just one main area.

For example:
3 days, 2 nights on Little Tupper Lake and Rock Pond,...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By stripperguy
Josh, Sounds like you had a great time!! You...

Josh,
Sounds like you had a great time!! You were probably there at the absolute peak of the black flies...
I think you stayed on the same site that I did last fall. Was this the one?
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-10-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By stripperguy
I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974... Someday...

I’ve had my eye on slim since 1974...
Someday maybe

If you’re looking for an adventurous through route consider Essex chain to the chain drain the the rock and cedar rivers to clear pond and out...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 06-04-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,639
Posted By stripperguy
Eagle is looooong gone, I can barely make out the...

Eagle is looooong gone, I can barely make out the trail outlines as I drive by on the Thruway or even 5S...
Eagle Mountain was the first place I ever skied, and MDB and I used to live about a mile...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-31-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By stripperguy
I have often dried, and rehydrated leftover...

I have often dried, and rehydrated leftover Chipotle burrito bowls...the portion is too large for a single meal and I actually look forward to drying the remnants. The taste is identical to the fresh...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-30-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By stripperguy
Josh, Do you have access to a topo map? If so,...

Josh,
Do you have access to a topo map? If so, look at the gradient on that section of the Cedar.
In spring runoff, it's a class III or class IV run.
Upstream is not possible, and in early June...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By stripperguy
OMG!! And it's the same fish! Too cool,...

OMG!! And it's the same fish!

Too cool, Justin.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By stripperguy
Both of those sites along the Boreas were still...

Both of those sites along the Boreas were still active the last time MDB and I paddled the Boreas two years ago.
I have a couple pics that sort of show the site closer to Rt 28N...hopefully, you can...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,627
Posted By stripperguy
Welcome, Mr. and Mrs. Kayaker, Wldrns and...

Welcome, Mr. and Mrs. Kayaker,
Wldrns and Dsettahr have pretty much covered all the best guidebooks. This forum is likely the best source for info about the ADK's, but you can't carry it in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-05-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,832
Posted By stripperguy
Mr spork, I’m using my phone just now so it’s a...

Mr spork, I’m using my phone just now so it’s a bit cumbersome
If you search my screen name and DY Special, or Kite or Strip you’ll find several in depth build threads. You could nearly build using...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-30-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 31,121
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, Polyester and vinyl ester resins are...

Zach,
Polyester and vinyl ester resins are still used today on most production boats, mostly due to the lower cost and lower viscosity.
But it does not adhere to wood very well, and especially not...
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