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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Zach
It sounds like a really nice trip, I hope you'll...

It sounds like a really nice trip, I hope you'll enjoy it. I made my first visit to the area last year and made a day trip from my campsite on Lows down to Lila and back. It was not too hard to go...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,435
Posted By Zach
DSettahr, thanks for the report, it's great to...

DSettahr, thanks for the report, it's great to read all your detailed observations. I used to stay in the woods following the 150' rule in the vicinity of the western LT on 7th when I was bicycling...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-27-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By Zach
Your pictures are beautiful. I haven't been to...

Your pictures are beautiful. I haven't been to Chub in several years, but it was one of my favorite spots back before I made a canoe and began going to wetter places. The rock is nice for swimming,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,501
Posted By Zach
I'll be interested to see the responses to this...

I'll be interested to see the responses to this thread too. I've been thinking about going in August by bicycle as usual, and wondering how people there would regard it. Of course I don't bring...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-05-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,697
Posted By Zach
Before I built my first strip canoe in 2014 I...

Before I built my first strip canoe in 2014 I read all of stripperguy's build threads and they were indeed a guide in themselves, and he also very kindly answered a lot of questions that I still had,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Zach
I get that message ever since I updated my...

I get that message ever since I updated my operating system in February. I get it on any website that is http and not https. I think it has to do with encryption, or something like that. I would...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-30-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 30,987
Posted By Zach
It sounds like an interesting project for sure. ...

It sounds like an interesting project for sure. Back when I was reading canoe building books prior to building my first strip canoe I read something about polyester resin, and I am left with the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-21-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By Zach
A little Googling led me to an article in some...

A little Googling led me to an article in some kind of sportsperson's journal that seemed to imply that Sperry Pond was part of a hunting/fishing lease sometime around 15 years ago. Of course it may...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-14-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,312
Posted By Zach
My first strip canoe was a Wee Lassie II and I...

My first strip canoe was a Wee Lassie II and I liked it except that I didn't fit quite right, but that was my fault, not the canoe's. It tracked really well but didn't turn as easily as my current...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-14-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,312
Posted By Zach
When I made my Kite I put about a 3" high seat in...

When I made my Kite I put about a 3" high seat in it that is mounted to the bottom, though that canoe is designed for a high seat mounted to the gunwales. Since I am 7 feet tall this allows my head...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,312
Posted By Zach
Since no one else has said it yet in this thread...

Since no one else has said it yet in this thread I'll say that building a strip canoe is not only fun but cost-effective. I am 200# and am very comfortable in my slightly modified Kite canoe,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-08-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,697
Posted By Zach
I wasn't involved in the paddling side of things...

I wasn't involved in the paddling side of things in 2010, but I read the trip report and looked at the pictures sometime after the fact and it certainly left an impression in my mind. Whenever I get...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-06-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,568
Posted By Zach
The DEC is encouraging people to get out and get...

The DEC is encouraging people to get out and get exercise, but not to travel long distances, get close to other people or use shared equipment/facilities. Here's a link to the current guidance on...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-24-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,168
Posted By Zach
Thanks for pointing that out, it hadn't occurred...

Thanks for pointing that out, it hadn't occurred to me. My level of technological skill is pretty low.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-24-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,168
Posted By Zach
I have been having a more random situation with...

I have been having a more random situation with the marked as read system. For instance the last post on the Hiking forum by Viking on 3-20 is one that I read, but it is still showing up as unread. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-23-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Zach
We've got 39 taps out and have made 6 gallons so...

We've got 39 taps out and have made 6 gallons so far, I'm hoping to get another boil this week. Sugar content in the sap has been really low this year, so it's been more boiling for less syrup but...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-19-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By Zach
Thanks for making the effort to post here. I...

Thanks for making the effort to post here. I have been through there on 3 or 4 occasions on my way to Chimney Mountain, but the only involvement I've had with the business is putting the parking...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-04-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Zach
Here's an update from the Daily Enterprise. They...

Here's an update from the Daily Enterprise. They also had a story about it yesterday, I think, or the day before.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-03-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,574
Posted By Zach
My only visit to Rock Dam was in 2013 or so. I...

My only visit to Rock Dam was in 2013 or so. I was there in August of whatever year it was, and Rock Dam Rd was still closed due to a severe washout. Luckily I was traveling by bike, so I was able...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-27-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Zach
This is the time of year for snow geese, here at...

This is the time of year for snow geese, here at the east end of Lake Ontario, though I haven't seen any yet myself. I don't see them every year, they fly higher and their honking sounds a bit...
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