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Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 09-14-2021, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,105
Posted By love2paddlemore
Swift Prospector 16 FOR SALE

Due to health issues, I reluctantly have to part with my (2013) Swift Prospector 16 in "Guide Fusion," i.e., Kevlar & S-Glass (what would later be known as "Expedition Kevlar"). Solid color...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,842
Posted By love2paddlemore
That's a really interesting observation about not...

That's a really interesting observation about not seeing anyone shouldering a boat. I was just up at the SRCA last week, Little Clear Pond to St Regis Pond to Fish Pond and back, my ninth annual...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-06-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,883
Posted By love2paddlemore
Yes, stable flies are awful foot and ankle...

Yes, stable flies are awful foot and ankle biters, but I find they can't bite through hiking socks, so keep a pair handy when I paddle. At the first sign of stable flies, I put on the thick wool...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-07-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,008
Posted By love2paddlemore
I had never heard this before. I guess I have...

I had never heard this before. I guess I have been guilty of this many times.

I have always tried to keep my tent at least 75 feet away from my cooking and eating area.

Both tent site and camp...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-28-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,343
Posted By love2paddlemore
I apologize for an error in my post #14 above....

I apologize for an error in my post #14 above. The new site #7 at St Regis Pond does not have a thunder box. I was confusing it with another site, on Little Long Pond, at which I also stayed last...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-27-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,343
Posted By love2paddlemore
re: experiences at new SRCA sites

Am feeling kind of conflicted about the issues raised here. I was in the SRCA last week and happened to stay at that exact site on St Regis Pond, #7, cited by mgc, the one with the cliff-side ascent....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,003
Posted By love2paddlemore
re bear cannisters

There is a handy fitted nylon bag that is made for the Backpacker's Cache. Using this bag, I clip the Backpacker's cache through the sternum strap of my pack and it works out well. It doesn't wobble...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-11-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,128
Posted By love2paddlemore
With a pack canoe (e.g., Hornbeck), getting in an...

With a pack canoe (e.g., Hornbeck), getting in an out and keeping feet dry, even with boots, is a challenge. I have 10" Bean boots for cooler weather and find that I occasionally got water in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-27-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,343
Posted By love2paddlemore
I had similar experiences with St Regis Pond -...

I had similar experiences with St Regis Pond - Long Pond: some good, some not so good. Didn't spoil my trips. I was practically alone on St. Regis. Long Pond was busy and hard to find an open site...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-19-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,888
Posted By love2paddlemore
"Long Pond would have been an option if bridge...

"Long Pond would have been an option if bridge not out"

Second post today about a bridge being out...which bridge are people referring to? Thanks!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-04-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,070
Posted By love2paddlemore
I have used the smaller version, the GG...

I have used the smaller version, the GG Traditional 3.5, as my main portage pack for 6 years now. Trips of up to a week, and single carries of up to 2 miles at a time, including my pack canoe...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-04-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,830
Posted By love2paddlemore
It seems that, other things being equal, for a...

It seems that, other things being equal, for a 10.5 Hornbeck, the minimum paddle length that will keep the boat and the average paddler reasonably dry is 250cm. That implies low angle style, drip...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-10-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,170
Posted By love2paddlemore
A few years ago I found a pile of bear scat at...

A few years ago I found a pile of bear scat at the foot of one of the trees from which my food bag had been hanging for a few days. This was in the St Regis Canoe Wilderness Area. At the time I took...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-22-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,313
Posted By love2paddlemore
- one vs. multiple packs. Discussed in other...

- one vs. multiple packs. Discussed in other posts, I assume one pack no matter what type is desired for the trail but then places all the weight in one end of the boat. Do you redistribute weight...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-22-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,213
Posted By love2paddlemore
Re srca tr

What an absolutely amazing trip report!!! I can't imagine having or taking the time to record such detail, but it is much appreciated!

The little details of portage and camp life are wonderful...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,216
Posted By love2paddlemore
I spent four days suffering with them on the...

I spent four days suffering with them on the water in August in the St Regis Wilderness area till I finally realized that [dope slap!] I should put on the Smartwool Light Hiker socks which I had...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,198
Posted By love2paddlemore
I found an Old Town kayak padding kit alone on a...

I found an Old Town kayak padding kit alone on a shelf in some shop that consists of tufted skin-out closed cell foam pads, one for the seat and one for the back rest. It fastens simply by pushing...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-28-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,759
Posted By love2paddlemore
I agree that wearing a heavy boat on one's head...

I agree that wearing a heavy boat on one's head might easily hurt the neck. For example, I instantly found this to be intolerable with my 28 lb Bucktail. I am aware that there is an association...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,759
Posted By love2paddlemore
I second the "boat as hat" suggestion. As a...

I second the "boat as hat" suggestion. As a complement to this arrangement, one might consider a Tilley hat. Tilley hat owners are often teased or worse in paddler forums, but here is one advantage...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-22-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,599
Posted By love2paddlemore
Wenonah says they use vinylester resin.

Wenonah says they use vinylester resin.
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