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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-18-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By wildchild
Thanks! Really appreciate the recommendations!

Thanks! Really appreciate the recommendations!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-13-2015, 10:42 AM
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Views: 1,885
Posted By wildchild
First High Peak that is not Cascade/Porter?

Hi all,

My 10 year old wants to hike a high peak before summer starts. We have the cousins come up in July and plan to do the Cascade & Porter hike then. This will be my child's first high peak...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,340
Posted By wildchild
Jessup River Question

Hi all - My folks just got brand new Hornbecks and are staying at Lewey Lake this weekend (now). They have done the Miami and Lewey and we are headed up tomorrow. We were thinking about paddling the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Wow yes those rocks were all well under the...

Wow yes those rocks were all well under the water. Would be quite the "beachy" spot in lower water. Saw crayfish, pickerel frogs, newts and tons of minnows... great spot for enjoying the lake....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Pics

Ok ok Stripperguy! Some pics - not high resolution though... the trail was pretty bad primarily beyond the Pilsbury split coming from the Pilsbury trailhead. Also heard the trail to Pilsbury Lk was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-16-2013, 07:00 PM
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Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Thanks so much to everyone for all the...

Thanks so much to everyone for all the information and help we have such a good list now. We were torn and seriously had settled on 4 different places by Thursday when we left! We decided on Cedar...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Love my hammock as well, and as grownups we don't...

Love my hammock as well, and as grownups we don't really need the fire either - and never roaring! But the kiddo.... hence the trails and the designated site search :-)
We're thinking orienteering...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
I worked for the Forest Service for years and...

I worked for the Forest Service for years and fought fires out west which is actually why I choose to use designated sites (when we can find peaceful remote sites). I can rehab a site with the best...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Yes great point! And I agree it is sooooo helpful...

Yes great point! And I agree it is sooooo helpful to know at the outset! Especially with a kiddo in tow!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Last question - a ranger said not a lot of...

Last question - a ranger said not a lot of traffic in west Canada lakes wilderness so far this summer... if we chose to go there, would it be safer to stay off the NP Trail (i.e. Pilsbury Lake or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
What do we know about Chub Lake and Queer Lake?...

What do we know about Chub Lake and Queer Lake? Unpopular is good with us - but of course that usually means no swimming/fishing!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Thanks everyone for the information! Chub...

Thanks everyone for the information! Chub Pond/Lake in Pigeon Lake Wilderness? Didn't realize it had a leanto... Swimming will be a must for the kid.... It looks like it is going to be warm and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,391
Posted By wildchild
Backpacking Trip - Remote but still designated sites?

Hi all! I lurk from time to time as you all have the best most up to date information out there and have helped my family out immensely in the past. I asked a question like this in the past...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,160
Posted By wildchild
Thanks! I should mention too that we are looking...

Thanks! I should mention too that we are looking for as nonmotorized and close to wilderness experience as we can get (during summer that's hard I know!). We love love Hitchens/Bog R./Lows almost to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,160
Posted By wildchild
Canoe Camping Near-ish to Lowville

So we are usually coming from the east (Lake George area) but my partner has a work trip in Lowville next week and we were wondering about the best plan for a weekend trip. While we are always up for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,396
Posted By wildchild
It's not about low impact camping. It's not even...

It's not about low impact camping. It's not even about how quickly one can setup/breakdown camp or what amazingly lightweight gear and equipment you have. It's about the wilderness experience not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,396
Posted By wildchild
What about the next generation of...

What about the next generation of environmentalists? How do we raise kids from a young age to love and protect wilderness if the only places to go and experience it are not practically possible to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-04-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,132
Posted By wildchild
We are heading to the Packbasket in late June -...

We are heading to the Packbasket in late June - should we plan on major bugs still? We have headnets but I'm wondering about additional precautions as we have never paddled the O. Other places we...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,438
Posted By wildchild
Great resources! Thnx!

Great resources! Thnx!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,438
Posted By wildchild
The Greenland sounds great! I want to make my...

The Greenland sounds great! I want to make my own (well maybe with the use of my dad's awesome woodshop) - where could I find plans/specs to do so?

I did buy the aquabound and it feels light...
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