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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-10-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,423
Posted By chrs
oswegachie river

I'm new to paddling and have been planning a trip on the oswegachie in a few weeks. In my searches I've found that Cranberry is about 2' lower than normal. Is the oswegatchie to low for paddling...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,449
Posted By chrs
I like that fly rodder brought up NYS owning...

I like that fly rodder brought up NYS owning land. I kinda think we do a poor job at talking care of our land. I live in central NY and the state forest near my house are used by the occasional hiker...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-24-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,449
Posted By chrs
I agree with everything that has been said but I...

I agree with everything that has been said but I fear a permit system would be the end of the high peaks usability. Permits will sell out as fast as the become available. But I would support the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-14-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,894
Posted By chrs
Just an FYI. I bought a osprey poco carrier and...

Just an FYI. I bought a osprey poco carrier and was ready to backpack with my wee one. As it turns out my daughter does not like to be carried. She loves camping, hiking and looking for small...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,110
Posted By chrs
Hey Charlie upon closer examination of the old...

Hey Charlie upon closer examination of the old gunwales I'm gonna make outside 1/2 and inside 3/4. I think the original piece I was using to measure was rotted away pretty good. I clamped up 3 layers...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-04-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,110
Posted By chrs
Canoe rebuild

Hey all I'm have gotten a 16' Merrimack canoe that is in pretty great shape except for the gunwales. I have ripped some cherry to 5/8*1/8*12' strips. I am going to be laminating inside and out with...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 05-30-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,233
Posted By chrs
2 weeks ago I was one on Cranberry. Sent...

2 weeks ago I was one on Cranberry.

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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,853
Posted By chrs
I did the entire trail about 4 years ago and 30...

I did the entire trail about 4 years ago and 30 miles of it 2 weeks ago from 3 to wanakena. Without a map in front of me either I would say it's mostly flat. A few rolling hills but nothing to write...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,418
Posted By chrs
While not in the area this weekend I will be...

While not in the area this weekend I will be driving through. I'll keep my eyes open on road sides. I would be devastated if my dogs ever took off.

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Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-03-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,417
Posted By chrs
Everyone's feet are so different I think you just...

Everyone's feet are so different I think you just have to try different things and see what works for you. I can only speak to what worked for me. I wore non waterproof trail runners. They dry fast...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-26-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,478
Posted By chrs
It depends on the weather I'm a little nervous...

It depends on the weather I'm a little nervous because I expect that area to be very wet. Cold wet dog= cold wet me. It's gonna be weather dependent. But I'm all for you bringing yours.

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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-26-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,478
Posted By chrs
Thanks all. I'm hoping duct tape will be joining...

Thanks all. I'm hoping duct tape will be joining me on this little hike so I'll have an experienced guide. I would really like to make it to the pont that feeds lost creek and follow that back down...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-24-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,478
Posted By chrs
ha-de-ron-dah wilderness

Few questions

I've heard the trail to Blackfoot pond is not in the best of shape and hard to find near East pond, any one been there lately?

Anyone ever camp or seen camp sites at Blackfoot...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 02-21-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,358
Posted By chrs
I spray a little WD40 on a rag and wipe down as...

I spray a little WD40 on a rag and wipe down as much metal of my snowshoes as I can. I do this before storage for the year and not before use so I don't track it all through the woods.

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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 02-08-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By chrs
A few companies sell tarp poles to use in place...

A few companies sell tarp poles to use in place of trekking poles. Try sixmoon designs and gossamer gear. I use he gossamer gear ones for my tarp and they are light and pack small.

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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-05-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 25,381
Posted By chrs
Does paying really high NYS taxes count? ...

Does paying really high NYS taxes count?

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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-05-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,742
Posted By chrs
It's such a great trail. I started on route three...

It's such a great trail. I started on route three and had to finish with a long road walk but based on a previous post this is no longer the case. It was nice to stop at the store and finish with a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-05-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 25,381
Posted By chrs
Someone who forgets they are in the ADKs and...

Someone who forgets they are in the ADKs and embraces the wilderness they are in. Enjoys every moment of the woods stars and streams. Or beers and burgers in town.

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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-17-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 222,529
Posted By chrs
I was camping last night at cascade lake and I...

I was camping last night at cascade lake and I heard some strange noices in my camp in the middle of the night. I may have been an animal but the foot steps sounded like a person's. I'm not sure...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-11-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,269
Posted By chrs
Stay at the leanto at O'Neil flow setup camp then...

Stay at the leanto at O'Neil flow setup camp then hike to the beach on the other side and enjoy a new view. Return to camp light fire and enjoy. Never done much else from the area other than NPT...
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