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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-08-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Wldrns
In past dedades, Limmer was well known for custom...

In past dedades, Limmer was well known for custom made boots ($$$) for difficult to size feet, albeit with a very long watiting period. Then they started disttributing standard siizes via localized...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-06-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.limmercustomboot.com The best boot...

https://www.limmercustomboot.com
The best boot you will ever wear.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Wldrns
Keep moving, don't stop when they are the worst. ...

Keep moving, don't stop when they are the worst.
Since the little buggers tend to like to attack at the highest point of a living body, it is very helpful to hike with someone who is taller than...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Wldrns
Sunday, southwest of Old Forge, the early...

Sunday, southwest of Old Forge, the early non-biting but annoying swarms were out. I swallowed a few by accident... small and not very tasty. The big toothed biters will be out in force very soon.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Wldrns
it is probably too late already. I was cutting...

it is probably too late already. I was cutting wood in the SW Adirondacks last week. The early hatch, which annoys but tends not to bite (yet) is out now. The more aggressive crop with teeth will be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-03-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,662
Posted By Wldrns
Well, Lows is relatively shallow everywhere and...

Well, Lows is relatively shallow everywhere and hence does warm more quickly than other typically deeper Adirondack waters with those colder lake temperatures your research found.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
They come in different lengths, no modification...

They come in different lengths, no modification necessary. I bought one off the shelf that fits the width of my rapidfire perfectly. After finding the balance point I Marked it with tape below the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
That type is meant to span between the gunwales ...

That type is meant to span between the gunwales at the canoe balance point (presumably where the center thwart is if one is there). If it is the proper length, it clamps under the inwale of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,662
Posted By Wldrns
TEO, For 30 years I have been an instructor for a...

TEO, For 30 years I have been an instructor for a early-mid-June 8-day BSA adult trek leader wilderness guide certification training program. We condiuct the field training and student evaluation...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
The Hornbeck/knupak photo above was the beginning...

The Hornbeck/knupak photo above was the beginning of a diagonal cross-adirondack trek with everything needed for all 7 days in the pack. Single trip, obviously. 185 miles including 62 total miles of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
iti is not difficult to fabricate your own, given...

iti is not difficult to fabricate your own, given you have a old external frame pack and come up with a way to make and attach the U-cradles from lightweight materials. I made one but it not as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
Yup, Knu-pak, designed and sold by Eric Knudsen. ...

Yup, Knu-pak, designed and sold by Eric Knudsen. I. have two of those packs, once in a while can be found now on Craigslist. I wish I would have bought more of them. I've used mine extensively on a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wldrns
Neil, unlike most folks, you have learned the...

Neil, unlike most folks, you have learned the correct way to sit in a C2 canoe, with your butt right up against your paddling side gunwale. With paddlers on opposite sides the canoe is actually more...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-29-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Wldrns
If any description would be anywhere, I would...

If any description would be anywhere, I would expect it to have been mentioned by Barbara McMartin/Bill Ingrsoll in the Discover the Adirondack series of guidebooks. Virtrually every point on any...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-27-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,620
Posted By Wldrns
No, only that there were complaints about shelves...

No, only that there were complaints about shelves in leatos in this thread. L2R regularly installs shelves in all new or refurbished leantos. I reported a new completion.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-27-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,620
Posted By Wldrns
L2R just completed a new leanto on kiwassa Lake...

L2R just completed a new leanto on kiwassa Lake near Saranac on Saturday. It has two new shelves installed for your shelving pleasure. Dry scrap wood is available for firepit use. Leave the shelves...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-20-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,667
Posted By Wldrns
I was not on scene, but it was told to me that he...

I was not on scene, but it was told to me that he admitted that he "watched" the squirrel do the damage over a 3 day period. if that was the case it likely was not 100 yards away from camp. IMO,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-20-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,667
Posted By Wldrns
I saw a Garcia (the heavy black plastic kind) at...

I saw a Garcia (the heavy black plastic kind) at the HPIC with a large hole chewed through the bottom edge. It was a rental and the renter had admitted he watched a red squirrel do the damage over a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-19-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Wldrns
Its probably been more than 30 years. My...

Its probably been more than 30 years. My childhood best friend (whose family had a camp on the other side of the lake) and I went canoeing and fishing and decided to climb Kempshall on a whim. I'll...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By Wldrns
The DEC optimistically says (who says?) it will...

The DEC optimistically says (who says?) it will be possible, but there will be those more difficult places that are shallow even in normal water levels. Who hasn't scraped on or struck that rock on...
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