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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By stripperguy
Seriously, those oils can hang around a loooonngg...

Seriously, those oils can hang around a loooonngg time.
I too seem to attract poison ivy... In the warmer seasons, I might go a few weeks between wearing socks, well, I once got some on my ankle,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By stripperguy
Thanks, Buck I did know about the demolition...

Thanks, Buck
I did know about the demolition and temporary closure of the road, it shouldn’t impact my travels. Such a shame, they could have put that historic building to good use.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-20-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By stripperguy
Agreed, the Harrington (or maybe Rainer) to Lila...

Agreed, the Harrington (or maybe Rainer) to Lila carry is a twisted ankle waiting to happen. It's nearly impossible to see where you're planting your feet, and the ground is a mix of boulders and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By stripperguy
John, I'm just now deciding whether to further...

John,
I'm just now deciding whether to further explore the Rock River from Pine Lake, or once again from the Chain Drain.
I've only that one little piece of the Rock to witness before I commit to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-18-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By stripperguy
Chain Lakes Rd south extended access

Per the DEC Essex Chain Lakes Complex blurb (https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91888.html)


"Motor vehicle access is extended another 1.5 miles past the gate at the Outer Gooley Parking Area on the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By stripperguy
Mr Bass, My business partner accompanied a...

Mr Bass,
My business partner accompanied a group of scouts and dads on the very same route, on the very same weekend.
They had tee shirt weather for half of the trip down Long Lake, then their tail...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 09-06-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By stripperguy
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-01-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By stripperguy
I don't do FB, but I will add this... My mother...

I don't do FB, but I will add this...
My mother was in a sewing club that included Philip's mother at the time of his murder. His mother dropped out of the club for a year or so, and when she...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By stripperguy
How about the Essex Chain Lakes with a trip down...

How about the Essex Chain Lakes with a trip down the Chain Drain to the Rock River, thence to the Cedar River and hop over to Pine Lake. Mid September would have to be an out and back...likely too...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-23-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By stripperguy
Wow, talk about a blast from the past...I bought...

Wow, talk about a blast from the past...I bought the North Flow guidebook immediately after doing the long diagonal in 1976. I regret passing it along when I bought the 1998 edition.

As far as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-20-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By stripperguy
At the far end of Spectacle is a waterfall that...

At the far end of Spectacle is a waterfall that is the outflow of Dry Lake...it drops directly into Spectacle, it's quite a spectacle, should be even more so with the recent rains. You haven't yet...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By stripperguy
If you're considering these spots for the sake of...

If you're considering these spots for the sake of convenience, then you may want to look at Good Luck Lake instead. Canada, Green and the general environs have private camps and motorboats...
Good...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-17-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By stripperguy
If you tell us which area you’re interested in,...

If you tell us which area you’re interested in, I’m sure some of have been there, and would be happy to PM you with recommendations and up to date info.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By stripperguy
I often end up on the tennis courts, never really...

I often end up on the tennis courts, never really cared for that spot, but I eventually came to like the central location. I also like any of the sites with a beach...I don't particularly like any of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-04-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By stripperguy
I've been visiting Lila on and off since...

I've been visiting Lila on and off since 1984...never saw anyone on site #1.
You should also consider paddling Harrington Brook and Rainer Brook, the carry is rough, but both of the brooks are a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-08-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,202
Posted By stripperguy
Mr spiffae, Thanks for posting the pics, looks...

Mr spiffae,
Thanks for posting the pics, looks like you had a great time! I especially like the one with the kids swimming, great shot!
Makes me nostalgic for the times when my family was young,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-08-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By stripperguy
Drive to the put in on secondary roads and...

Drive to the put in on secondary roads and maintained dirt road
There’s an actual boat launch, so there might be a small fishing boat there from time to time.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-07-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By stripperguy
Now wait a minute... I imagine my Element...

Now wait a minute...

I imagine my Element would not stand a chance
...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-07-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By stripperguy
Russ, do you happen to have a pic of that...

Russ, do you happen to have a pic of that impassable washout?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By stripperguy
Zach, That particular truck had a mounted...

Zach,
That particular truck had a mounted hydraulic crane at the rear of its flatbed and some room between that and the cab for carrying some sort of payload. The crane looked to be the type that...
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