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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
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: 249
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: 29
Views: 2,583
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: 249
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: 2,045
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: 20
Views: 919
Posted By Wldrns
The "other" Gull Lake in the BRWF:

The "other" Gull Lake in the BRWF:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
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: 20
Views: 919
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: 9
Views: 503
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: 900
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: 900
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: 900
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: 900
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...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Wldrns
SW Adirondacks, home of the village of Old Forge....

SW Adirondacks, home of the village of Old Forge. It is the beginning of the annual Adirondack Canoe Classic, otherwise known as the "90 miler" race, officially 3 days to Saranac Lake (but off race...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Wldrns
DSettahr has lots of additional good information....

DSettahr has lots of additional good information. I almost forgot about the Jamieson book, the first edition was my first paddling guide. Heed well the DEC regulations and guidelines (to include...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Wldrns
Wihout question,Bill ingersoll's "Discover the...

Wihout question,Bill ingersoll's "Discover the Adirondack Series" of guidebooks. Pick up copies of areas you are interested in. They have very detailed trail descriptions, and lots of interesting...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,047
Posted By Wldrns
I remember a few years ago (or less), there was a...

I remember a few years ago (or less), there was a guy constantly in the forum desperately begging for some unsuspecting schmuck to become a camping companion because he wouldn't or didn't want to go...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Wldrns
Use jugs or bags of water, never rocks for trim. ...

Use jugs or bags of water, never rocks for trim. I have used chunks of wood when I had no container to hold water. Water in water is neutrally bouyant, and a chunk of wood is positive or neutral at...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-06-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By Wldrns
They are/will be on currently existing numbered...

They are/will be on currently existing numbered sites that are part of the campground system. The previously constructed one is on site #27. I don't know where the next two (after site51) are going.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-06-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By Wldrns
Correct, Lean2Rescue was scheduled to work in...

Correct, Lean2Rescue was scheduled to work in there this spring, but alas.....

This would be the second of a total of four new leantos to be erected at sites on the lake.
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