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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-27-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By snapper
Pete worked with me when I wanted to purchase a...

Pete worked with me when I wanted to purchase a boat for my Mom's 70th birthday. To help me save money he offered to make the boat on his new mold. He told me that the first boat made on a new mold...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-02-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By snapper
My first trip through was in the mid-70s and by...

My first trip through was in the mid-70s and by then, the only buildings were the DEC ranger's outpost cabin, a small barn and, if my fuzzy memory is correct, a deteriorating cabin that belonged to a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-09-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By snapper
If you're interested in finding out about Seek...

If you're interested in finding out about Seek Outside blems sale, sign up for the e-mail list. I did that a few years ago and am always alerted to the sales they're having. One word of caution, if...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,968
Posted By snapper
To those who asked about a place for the log book...

To those who asked about a place for the log book and using pegs instead of nails; some of the shelters I've visited are already using the pegs. I have seen something similar as DSettahr & DuctTape...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,968
Posted By snapper
Now that I'm retired I'm working with the NY-NJ...

Now that I'm retired I'm working with the NY-NJ Trail Conference with their "Adopt A Lean-to" program in the Catskills. One of the things I also talk about with the new caretakers is trying to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-07-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By snapper
To dacikowski's point, at this time I'm looking...

To dacikowski's point, at this time I'm looking to thin out my tent supply and anticipate winnowing my selections down to my Seek Outside "Redcliff" and my Luxe "MinipeakXL" when all is said and...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-06-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,920
Posted By snapper
Congratulations on your accomplishment. Just...

Congratulations on your accomplishment. Just wish I could see your photos.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-06-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By snapper
tenderfoot - Not looking to take anything away...

tenderfoot - Not looking to take anything away from Seek Outside as I have, and enjoy using, their Red Cliff with their xl titanium stove. But if cost is an issue (and why wouldn't it be?), I would...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-03-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,712
Posted By snapper
tenderfoot - There are a number of people using...

tenderfoot - There are a number of people using hammocks in hot tents so it's definitely out there if you'd rather remain hanging. There is a new winter camping forum that you could check out as I...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-23-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By snapper
Add another person to DuctTape's camp; and I...

Add another person to DuctTape's camp; and I usually don't have any problems with seeing your posted photos. As of now, I get the same grey circle with a bar in it.

That's all for now. Take care...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-18-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By snapper
DuctTape - That's a generous offer and I truly...

DuctTape - That's a generous offer and I truly appreciate it. As to not take up more room from this post, I'll PM you about this.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.
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Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,391
Posted By snapper
Thanks for the report. I appreciate reading of...

Thanks for the report. I appreciate reading of your experience. The NPT is a long term goal of mine but 20+ mile days are no longer a realistic expectation for me. I'll need to add a few days to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-14-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By snapper
I initially tried doing it all on-line but the...

I initially tried doing it all on-line but the system wouldn't recognize any of my previous information; that was supposed to be in the system. That's what eventually led me to the phone; and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By snapper
The only "theft" issue I've ever experienced was...

The only "theft" issue I've ever experienced was at the Forked Lake state campground. I had carried my canoe over from the Raquette River the night before so all I'd have to do is grab my pack and...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-10-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By snapper
DuctTape - Thanks for the reminder. I had...

DuctTape - Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten about the former route of the trail so I guess I could do that if my pooch really balked at the bridge. She loves the water so that would...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-09-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By snapper
The experience I had trying to get my fishing...

The experience I had trying to get my fishing license was a joke. At this point there are few local business where I can purchase one (other than Wal-Mart and I refuse to do business at that place!)...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By snapper
To your parking question, across from the launch...

To your parking question, across from the launch site is the public library. In the past I've seen many vehicles parked across the road by the building. If my memory serves me, you should also find...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By snapper
Thanks for all that information. I really...

Thanks for all that information. I really appreciate it. My dog is almost 5 years old and does a lot of day hikes with me in the Catskills but so far hasn't done anything like this. Since it's...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-08-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By snapper
Thanks for sharing your adventure. If you don't...

Thanks for sharing your adventure. If you don't mind a few dog oriented questions, I'm wondering about the following....
1. What was the longest extended hike Penny did prior to the NPT?
2. ...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-27-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By snapper
Looks like you had a wonderful time. I'm sure...

Looks like you had a wonderful time. I'm sure you'll have many takers the next time you offer up a backpacking trip in the Adirondacks. Thanks for sharing your adventure with us.

That's all for...
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