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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Viking
Can anyone confirm if the gate to the Lower Dam...

Can anyone confirm if the gate to the Lower Dam is open?

Thank you!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you DSettahr - yes I do mean Lillypad. ...

Thank you DSettahr - yes I do mean Lillypad.

Wldnrs - I do love #18 and seem to get pulled to that site, but I have to break the habit. Do you like either #13 or #14?

Looks like I am...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Getting ready to head out - provided the gate is...

Getting ready to head out - provided the gate is open at Lows.

I am looking to travel the north shore this time. Any reason to stop in the area of sites 13 or 14 or just keep going to 19/20/21...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-02-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Viking
Thank you for the replies - about what I figured....

Thank you for the replies - about what I figured.

I had a thread from a while back with some great ideas about this trip. It's finally getting close.

Montcalm, you had advocated for starting...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Viking
Lows Update

Hello all,

Wondering if anyone has any intel on the Whiney Loop to the Lower Dam, or any updates of the individual bodies of water that comprise it.

Looking to head out soon and greet the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-28-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
montcalm, You are giving me pause for...

montcalm,

You are giving me pause for thought about this. You have good points -

That would take the wind factor out of LTL, and it is easier to tackle head winds at Lows than LTL.

The...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-28-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Yes I did. If I had been on the water by 6...

Yes I did.

If I had been on the water by 6 instead of 10 I would have had a much different trip. Very rushed.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-28-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you all for your advice, suggestions and...

Thank you all for your advice, suggestions and contributions to my spring trip.

montcalm, after my first go around on this trip some years ago I was kicking myself for not reversing this trip. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
DSettahr, Thank you for the site intel. I...

DSettahr,

Thank you for the site intel. I will use this when I get back there!

You mentioned continuing on to the Oz and I have thought about that quite a bit over the years. I read the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-26-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you stripperguy, for the pic's, Great...

Thank you stripperguy, for the pic's,

Great stuff. I figure I will make the run up Rainer, at least until is stops making sense.

Bunch of dams? Maybe I'll leave the gear at the railroad...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-26-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you rickhart, Agreed that would be a...

Thank you rickhart,

Agreed that would be a long day.

I will be staying multiple nites on this trip.

When I did this years ago I had a narrow window and rushed thru the route. I travelled...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-24-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thanks again for all of the great info. Plenty...

Thanks again for all of the great info. Plenty of ideas to consider. I am going to plan for now on the Whitney Loop to the Lower Falls. I skipped going all the way around back to Round. Have...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-22-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you for the replies guys. Mooregm, I see...

Thank you for the replies guys. Mooregm, I see you are pacing your replies to the board - just like me. Join '06 with 16 posts - pretty good.

Anyway, I stand in and canoe all winter chasing...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-22-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
Thank you both - Montcalm, my 9 Carries...

Thank you both -

Montcalm, my 9 Carries plan was developed with suggestions you made from last year before my buddy changed that. This plan will now shift to fall.

DSettahr, I have been...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-21-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Viking
9 Carries & Whitney Loop

I've been mulling this over all winter so I thought I would seek some input.

I was all set to do the 9 Carries last spring, and then my non-portaging buddy rolled in from Michigan so we went to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,900
Posted By Viking
Well, Chick and I spent the last 3 days at LTL...

Well, Chick and I spent the last 3 days at LTL and we didn't know what the hell it was.

Not putting it in the drumbeat grouse column - we have come across grouse many times in the woods.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-14-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,966
Posted By Viking
Midnite privy trip = golf umbrella found at...

Midnite privy trip = golf umbrella found at garage sales. Bring one once on a trip and if it rains, you'll be a convert for life!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,794
Posted By Viking
I have over 50 rods in my basement, and I used...

I have over 50 rods in my basement, and I used the same ones on the Traverse as I did in the BWCA.

I went in the spring before the black flies hatched - which they chose to do about mid way from...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-21-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,284
Posted By Viking
For many years I have had good success trolling...

For many years I have had good success trolling right down the middle while paddling to and from campsites on the south end.

I have run my portable fish finder the length and there are long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-06-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,966
Posted By Viking
I have camped on Spruce Island a couple of times....

I have camped on Spruce Island a couple of times. I find the site to be quite comfortable and the island is large enough that you can find firewood even late in the year. Each time there was...
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