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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics Yesterday, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Wldrns
Initial investment does not have to be very high,...

Initial investment does not have to be very high, and will be quickly paid back over and over again. Just be sure that your research for a new dehydrator includes a built in fan and heater. There...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-08-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By Wldrns
Dehydrate you own meals and control what you put...

Dehydrate you own meals and control what you put in them. I've been doing that for 20 years or more with great success and flavor.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By Wldrns
downstream from Round Lake there is (was) a well...

downstream from Round Lake there is (was) a well worn trail on the right bank. With numerous cascading water drops (pretty ones) it is definitely a carry until it levels out quite shallow and slow....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-06-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Wldrns
Paddling opportunities are there, but limited...

Paddling opportunities are there, but limited unless you want to carry some distance. you can paddle in the Moose River upstream from Rock dam in the section called "stillwater" on the USGS map, but...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-02-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Wldrns
Look for increased weekly ranger SAR reports...

Look for increased weekly ranger SAR reports involving the ubiquitous "lower leg injury" and "not prepared for overnight or darkness".
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-01-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By Wldrns
The Harrington Brook carry is rough because of...

The Harrington Brook carry is rough because of the many irregular shaped rocks you may have to cross near the brook, but they do not extend not all the way. Rainer Brook is an interesting little side...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
Always a good idea. The ranger's name is Matthew...

Always a good idea. The ranger's name is Matthew Savarie, who is a young guy, relatively new but energetic. If Matt is not on duty you may see Ranger Luke Evans, who has a bit more experience in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
The caveat with getting an open available camp...

The caveat with getting an open available camp site takes on a different tone on Stillwater vs Lows. On Lows, like most other free designated campsites in the Adirondacks, they are first come first...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
If you like the base camp idea, that opens up a...

If you like the base camp idea, that opens up a lot of possibilities in several places. You should see how TrailBlaser does on the Red Horse trail this weekend, paying attention to the condition of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
Be sure to let us know how it goes. i doubt you...

Be sure to let us know how it goes. i doubt you will hear anything that far north of Stillwater. Getting there may be another issue. Head toward Evergreen site #3 then hug the north shore eastward...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Wldrns
Several noted outfitters in the area advertise a...

Several noted outfitters in the area advertise a shuttle service, but I don't know if they would include going very far afield from normal local routes of regular paddling and parking destinations....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
Not surprising, as Salmon is barely 2K from Big...

Not surprising, as Salmon is barely 2K from Big Burnt where they roam and roar, not far enough. The leanto was burned to the ground at salmon a few years ago, so it is definitely not far enough ....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
If you go this year, there are no resident scout...

If you go this year, there are no resident scout camps open at all during the 2020 season, due to you know what. But this is otherwise an extremely popular area for paddlers, although remoteness is...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By Wldrns
The biggest obstacle in this kind of trip is not...

The biggest obstacle in this kind of trip is not the carries, it is the sea kayaks. Unless you have a fantastic proven robust carry system for them, you will be very frustrated and will miss out on...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-27-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,085
Posted By Wldrns
[QUOTE=forest dweller;277396]Hey, in desperate...

[QUOTE=forest dweller;277396]Hey, in desperate need of help with Gaia GPS...if you are quite familiar with how to download maps...[/QUOTEMy best advice is to learn traditional map and compass.This is...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-27-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,085
Posted By Wldrns
[QUOTE=forest dweller;277396]Hey, in desperate...

[QUOTE=forest dweller;277396]Hey, in desperate need of help with Gaia GPS...if you are quite familiar with how to download maps...[/QUOTEMy best advice is to learn traditional map and compass.This is...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Wldrns
The one time when you shouldn't and can't use the...

The one time when you shouldn't and can't use the Crusher is during the second day of the Adirondack 90-mile canoe race, when it is reserved for canoe transport activity and race official use only....
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-25-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Wldrns
Unless he has dramatically changed his process, I...

Unless he has dramatically changed his process, I don't believe that Hawk freeze-dries. AFAIK, his offerings have alway been simply dehydrated, originating with home dehydrated recipes and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,840
Posted By Wldrns
right, Justin. I only started this thread because...

right, Justin. I only started this thread because it may be important/interesting for some to know of first bug emergence of the season to be prepared from that point on. Maybe for historical...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-16-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Wldrns
I think this and similar solutions have been...

I think this and similar solutions have been offered to you before:

Backpack Gourmet: Good Hot Grub You Can Make at Home, Dehydrate, and Pack for Quick, Easy, and Healthy Eating on the Trail
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