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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 06-16-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wldrns
Yesterday I visited the Tri-County Marker in a...

Yesterday I visited the Tri-County Marker in a bushwhack off the Oswegatchie traverse trail, west of Lows Lake. I came prepared with a tube of silicone cement because a number of years ago an old...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-16-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By Wldrns
After spending a few days on Lows this past week,...

After spending a few days on Lows this past week, the wind was very strong on Monday and Tuesday, so the bugs, while present and persistant, were not terribly troublesome in my chosen well exposed...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-11-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By Wldrns
The principle certainly does apply. Self...

The principle certainly does apply. Self administered at this point in time. During the 90 mile canoe race there are spotters at the portages between watersheds checking inside and outside boats and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By Wldrns
Old Tyme Woodsman. A friend and I were out on...

Old Tyme Woodsman. A friend and I were out on Little Tupper a few years ago, each in our solo canoes. I was trying to avoid the black cloud around my head by slathering with Ben's DEET, while my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By Wldrns
Several years ago, on a beautiful Memorial Day...

Several years ago, on a beautiful Memorial Day camping weekend I was guiding a scout troop in what would otherwise be the height of black fly season, and we didn't have a single biting fly the entire...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-04-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By Wldrns
I don't believe it. it is far too early for...

I don't believe it. it is far too early for them to depart so soon. I was out working today (Saturday), in the SW Adirondacks (Woodgate area), temperature was very comfortable in the low 60's and...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-30-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Wldrns
i visited the Flanders Cemetery and Museum in...

i visited the Flanders Cemetery and Museum in Ypres, Belgium six years ago, as well as those in Verdun, Ardennes, Luxembourg, Brittany, and of course Normandy. Very emotional, all of them. What...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,037
Posted By Wldrns
southwestern Adirondacks, mosquitoes were...

southwestern Adirondacks, mosquitoes were especially vicious yesterday after the recent hot humid weather. Black flies were out the week prior. Earliest black flies tend to annoy rather than bite,...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-21-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Wldrns
oars??? I didn't see any oarlocks installed.

oars??? I didn't see any oarlocks installed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-17-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,321
Posted By Wldrns
However, when the multi-million $ homeeowners...

However, when the multi-million $ homeeowners move in, they demand cityfied services of new water llines, sewers, well paved roads, city parks, pools, street lights (oh God no, please not that)...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-16-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By Wldrns
I'll never forget hiking with my childhood buddy...

I'll never forget hiking with my childhood buddy up Kempshall from a LL paddling access point, probably 40+ years ago. It was this time of year and the black flies did not diappoint. I disstinctly...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/70572.html Town...

https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/70572.html

Town of Harrietstown Boat Launch is located on the southeast shore of Upper Saint Regis Lake off Saint Regis Carry Road. Paddlers must cross the lake and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,960
Posted By Wldrns
No, although 13 seems nice, and I often see...

No, although 13 seems nice, and I often see campers there, I don't tend to stay at 13 or 14 in my more than 30 years of annual paddling on Lows and vicinity. I have a number of other very favorite...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,960
Posted By Wldrns
Black flies are out now. Site 18 has...

Black flies are out now. Site 18 has traditionally been the windiest site on the lake, best for avoiding the flying buzz saws.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,321
Posted By Wldrns
"redistribution of wealth": and socialism at its...

"redistribution of wealth": and socialism at its best rearing its ugly head. Pretty soon you will run out of othe people's money. Go to school, (pay for it) and get a better job.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Wldrns
Was in the woods near Inlet today, a few of the...

Was in the woods near Inlet today, a few of the early arrivers were flitting about. The first hatch of the season is not known to be nasty biters, but it means the hungry hoard is only a week or two...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-19-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,108
Posted By Wldrns
DEC Regional foresters are the land managers who...

DEC Regional foresters are the land managers who determine which leantos L2R teams will work on each season and detail which ones need repair, where old ones are moved to or dismantled, or where new...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-13-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Wldrns
Unfortunately Pondhopper has permanently departed...

Unfortunately Pondhopper has permanently departed this wilderness several years ago. He and Bill I. and I made a couple of very enjoyable backcountry trips together.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-13-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By Wldrns
I grew up not far from the former DEC tree...

I grew up not far from the former DEC tree nursery near Lowville, on the Black River at Dadville. The facility manager forester lived in the house with his large family of 9, which is now converted...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-13-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Wldrns
Right, it has been well more than 5 years since I...

Right, it has been well more than 5 years since I was last in there. I Know I did use the Andys creek approach for the most part, and did include the gulls initial route if only as an extra...
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