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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By snapper
Montcalm is correct. You shouldn't have any...

Montcalm is correct. You shouldn't have any problem finding the lot and launch site. The wind, on the other hand, may be more problematic. Enjoy your trip!

Until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By snapper
The last time I was there with my grandson there...

The last time I was there with my grandson there was a canoe at site 1 but it turned out to belong to the Ranger; as we found out later. That said, 24 was wide open with no signs of anyone.
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-06-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By snapper
About 5 years ago I had one that a small critter...

About 5 years ago I had one that a small critter (red squirrel would be my guess) was able to chew through. The opening was small and not much was missing but a packet of oatmeal was opened and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-14-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By snapper
I'm sure others with more knowledge will chime in...

I'm sure others with more knowledge will chime in but I believe the Whitney family was able to post portions of the lake to keep people from paddling into their enclave. I may have that wrong but...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-12-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By snapper
Thanks for the report and photos. Looks like a...

Thanks for the report and photos. Looks like a wonderful day spent in the woods.

Until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-10-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,600
Posted By snapper
I've never understood all those little blue bags,...

I've never understood all those little blue bags, where you know the contents, being left behind so someone else can deal with them. It's nice that folks will consolidate their dog's crap but if...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-16-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,739
Posted By snapper
For what it's worth, I've caught some nice pike...

For what it's worth, I've caught some nice pike in Stony Creek ponds and Middle Saranac Lake. I used to lead a lot of post-graduation canoe trips for colleges and found myself in those locations...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-07-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,545
Posted By snapper
Thanks for sharing that. A few years ago there...

Thanks for sharing that. A few years ago there was a wonderful article in "Adirondack Life" regarding Native American artifacts found throughout the Adirondacks. I'm sorry I can't remember the name...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-24-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,556
Posted By snapper
Wonderful trip report and photos. I've only...

Wonderful trip report and photos. I've only explored that area during the warmer months so it's nice to see what it looks like in the winter.

That's all for now. Take care and until next...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-26-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,988
Posted By snapper
Not sure why you feel the only way to troll is...

Not sure why you feel the only way to troll is with the rowing set-up? Most folks paddle their Hornbecks with a double bladed paddle so trolling with that method should work for you. Besides,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-27-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,290
Posted By snapper
Pete worked with me when I wanted to purchase a...

Pete worked with me when I wanted to purchase a boat for my Mom's 70th birthday. To help me save money he offered to make the boat on his new mold. He told me that the first boat made on a new mold...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-02-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,889
Posted By snapper
My first trip through was in the mid-70s and by...

My first trip through was in the mid-70s and by then, the only buildings were the DEC ranger's outpost cabin, a small barn and, if my fuzzy memory is correct, a deteriorating cabin that belonged to a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-09-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,251
Posted By snapper
If you're interested in finding out about Seek...

If you're interested in finding out about Seek Outside blems sale, sign up for the e-mail list. I did that a few years ago and am always alerted to the sales they're having. One word of caution, if...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,060
Posted By snapper
To those who asked about a place for the log book...

To those who asked about a place for the log book and using pegs instead of nails; some of the shelters I've visited are already using the pegs. I have seen something similar as DSettahr & DuctTape...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,060
Posted By snapper
Now that I'm retired I'm working with the NY-NJ...

Now that I'm retired I'm working with the NY-NJ Trail Conference with their "Adopt A Lean-to" program in the Catskills. One of the things I also talk about with the new caretakers is trying to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-07-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,251
Posted By snapper
To dacikowski's point, at this time I'm looking...

To dacikowski's point, at this time I'm looking to thin out my tent supply and anticipate winnowing my selections down to my Seek Outside "Redcliff" and my Luxe "MinipeakXL" when all is said and...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-06-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,521
Posted By snapper
Congratulations on your accomplishment. Just...

Congratulations on your accomplishment. Just wish I could see your photos.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-06-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,251
Posted By snapper
tenderfoot - Not looking to take anything away...

tenderfoot - Not looking to take anything away from Seek Outside as I have, and enjoy using, their Red Cliff with their xl titanium stove. But if cost is an issue (and why wouldn't it be?), I would...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-03-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,251
Posted By snapper
tenderfoot - There are a number of people using...

tenderfoot - There are a number of people using hammocks in hot tents so it's definitely out there if you'd rather remain hanging. There is a new winter camping forum that you could check out as I...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-23-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,866
Posted By snapper
Add another person to DuctTape's camp; and I...

Add another person to DuctTape's camp; and I usually don't have any problems with seeing your posted photos. As of now, I get the same grey circle with a bar in it.

That's all for now. Take care...
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