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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Wldrns
Sites # 14 and 41 (easy to remember for the...

Sites # 14 and 41 (easy to remember for the dyslexic) are on the Schedule next to receive a leanto package, hopefully next spring.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Wldrns
It was an interesting operation with Lean2Rescue...

It was an interesting operation with Lean2Rescue at Indian Lake recently. The lake itself allows motors, but the adjacent wilderness does not. So we were allowed to use a chainsaw to cut logs and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Wldrns
Although i come from a career that involved a lot...

Although i come from a career that involved a lot of flying and reconnaissance, and my son is a fighter pilot who has a drone phototography business (in another state), and having a drone would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,750
Posted By Wldrns
L2R just finished erecting a brand new leanto on...

L2R just finished erecting a brand new leanto on Indian Lake (site #51) a week ago. The lead team coordinator insisted on installing two shelves. He likes them. Live with it.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Wldrns
I make note of parking lots full of pickup...

I make note of parking lots full of pickup trucks. I know the areas where hunting camps are on back roads. I exercise a little more care in exactly where I go and the kinds of noise I may make,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By Wldrns
Seems to me that the modification to the...

Seems to me that the modification to the regulation that allowed geochache is fairly recent. AFAIK, it happened as a result of people who at the time were in mass illegally leaving their crap in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By Wldrns
If it is windy when you enter the main lake, as...

If it is windy when you enter the main lake, as you round the last bit of land sticking out at "lookout Point" (BSA private property only) you can paddle close to the more protected north shore....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By Wldrns
Purely coincidentally, the edge of the compass in...

Purely coincidentally, the edge of the compass in my avatar photo is placed approximately on Site #21 of Lows. The photo was taken by a student during a trek leader/guide training class.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Wldrns
There is a new (last year) leanto on Indian Lake,...

There is a new (last year) leanto on Indian Lake, site #27. After this coming weekend there will be another brand new one at site (we call it area) 51. The Leanto on Hungry Bay/Middle Saranac is only...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By Wldrns
definitely shorter to take the cut, and more...

definitely shorter to take the cut, and more protected if it is windy. But I have not been there this season, so don't know about the water level. Anyway it is always a fun challenge to poke your...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
oh... the stories I could tell about socially...

oh... the stories I could tell about socially dealing with incompetent and disruptive homesick scouter "Bobby" and with mean non-LNT believing and biased scoutmaster "Mr. Finkelstein" when they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
Massive Thread Drift, but since you asked..... ...

Massive Thread Drift, but since you asked.....
BSA National Camping School training dates are determined by BSA National per region. The Northeast Regional NCS in New York is always the very last...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
We would love to get teachers trained as BSA...

We would love to get teachers trained as BSA summer trek leader guides. The problem is, at least in NY, school does not get out until late June, which is too late to attend NCS and reliably train and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
You do realize that AFRs have no real enforcement...

You do realize that AFRs have no real enforcement powers in the field, right? They can advise and attempt to educate, but cannot force a violator to do anything or change their activity. They can...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-12-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,820
Posted By Wldrns
You know, in Alaska you can buy strings of...

You know, in Alaska you can buy strings of jewelry beads or rings made from those varnished. You could be sitting on a gold mine with that pile of paydirt.:D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
I detest twitter and facebook, am not and will...

I detest twitter and facebook, am not and will not join either. I don't even participate in texting and request from friends that any communication with me is through email or actual voice instead.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
https://twitter.com/ScottvanLaer "Postings...

https://twitter.com/ScottvanLaer
"Postings related to NYS Forest Rangers are in my capacity as a union delegate for PBA of NYS and do not represent the position, strategy or opinion of NYS DEC."
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
Rangers have long complained openly to me that...

Rangers have long complained openly to me that their job has morphed to not what they originally signed up for. With more and more administrative duties and paperwork requirements piled upon them,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wldrns
You can certainly add those plus ATVs along with...

You can certainly add those plus ATVs along with jet skis to my own hate list. But again, as with emergency rescue boats (which I just certified in as an emergency operator during this past week), I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,221
Posted By Wldrns
Unless the water level is extremely low (it is...

Unless the water level is extremely low (it is most everywhere else now), you should be able to head through the cut on the south side of the flow, paddling carefully into and through the normally...
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