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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering Today, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Wldrns
Just today I created a paddling route that I will...

Just today I created a paddling route that I will use on a guided navigation/paddling lesson for Brian McDonnell's Celebrate Paddling event still scheduled for late June (hopefully). I only needed to...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 93
Posted By Wldrns
I use caltopo quite a lot, particularly when as...

I use caltopo quite a lot, particularly when as all too commonly happens, my area of interest happens to fall on the corners of four topo maps. A confusing point is that caltopo is a direct image...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 93
Posted By Wldrns
My preferred device is the Garmin GPSmap 60Csx...

My preferred device is the Garmin GPSmap 60Csx from early 2000's. I first bought that one because it is the one the DEC Rangers used at the time. I have four of them because I so dislike the later...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 93
Posted By Wldrns
I have not used any other programs for my...

I have not used any other programs for my purposes. GPsbabel does not display anything, it simply converts data formats from one to another. If Garmin gpx formats are different from any other gpx...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 93
Posted By Wldrns
I find GPSBabel extremely useful for...

I find GPSBabel extremely useful for conversions, frequently to and from .gpx, .kml, and .csv for track and route data processing along with Base Camp and Google Earth Pro.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,984
Posted By Wldrns
The black flies remained moderately aggressive,...

The black flies remained moderately aggressive, biters and non for the past week. Then this morning (27May), stepping out onto my driveway I was attacked by mosquitoes like almost ever before.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-27-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Wldrns
There is a group who monitor loon populations in...

There is a group who monitor loon populations in the Adirondacks. They look especially for mercury poisoning. I do know that they are actively monitoring on Stillwater....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,139
Posted By Wldrns
WNY visitors with compasses and hiking sticks or...

WNY visitors with compasses and hiking sticks or canoe paddles are most likely welcome everywhere, just as always. Come with a NJ plate, especially if towing an ATV, maybe not so much.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-24-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Wldrns
I've used the Nesco 1000 watt model for more than...

I've used the Nesco 1000 watt model for more than 20 years. I'm on my second one, as the first one died after about 12 years.

I've told this story here before, but I'll repeat it anyway. For the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,984
Posted By Wldrns
I am at my camp not far from Old Forge today. I...

I am at my camp not far from Old Forge today. I just went for a 15 mile bike ride. Not any problem if you can ride faster than 5mph. Wear eye glasses. Actually other than a lot of obnoxious...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-23-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Wldrns
Similar to DS's recipe, I have made cake by using...

Similar to DS's recipe, I have made cake by using two pots, one nesting fairly close inside the other. Put a few stones and an inch of water in the large one, put cake mix in the small one inside the...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-22-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,252
Posted By Wldrns
Here's a few shots of Duck Hole I took during a...

Here's a few shots of Duck Hole I took during a fly-in I was on delivering materials for Lean2rescue. The Lt by the dam was removed, the one next to the original pond was repaired, and a third new...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Wldrns
The "other" Gull Lake in the BRWF, the leanto is...

The "other" Gull Lake in the BRWF, the leanto is around the point on the far left :
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Wldrns
Have you checked out the folks on the Canadian...

Have you checked out the folks on the Canadian Canoe Routes forum?
https://www.myccr.com/
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By Wldrns
if going in or coming out via Big Otter, you can...

if going in or coming out via Big Otter, you can park at the end of the Partridgeville Road at the bridge, then hike to BO. As DS has already pointed out, the old truck road from there to BO is in...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-16-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Wldrns
I got mine through steepandcheap at a good price....

I got mine through steepandcheap at a good price. I serves its purpose, not bad for throwing in the canoe in areas where there are few large trees (Yukon). Otherwise I will be in my hammock.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Wldrns
About no-see-ums ("punkies" locally). They are at...

About no-see-ums ("punkies" locally). They are at their worst on warm humid nights. Many times I have heard people who have escaped into their tent, say that they are somehow getting into a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Wldrns
You look pretty tall, so you may have been a...

You look pretty tall, so you may have been a victim of this trick. When the black flies get intolerable, find the tallest guy in camp. Sidle up close to him (post Covid-10), making idle...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Wldrns
you will always find the wind will change to blow...

you will always find the wind will change to blow in the wrong direction when you set out a Thermacell.:rolleyes:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Wldrns
As Stripperguy indicated, the Adirondack region...

As Stripperguy indicated, the Adirondack region is canoe country with many portages ("carries" in the local vernacular) for longer distance travel or to get to the more remote and interesting lakes...
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