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Forum: Trip Reports 07-06-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By mmaute
I hiked Pillsbury last summer and parked at Sled...

I hiked Pillsbury last summer and parked at Sled Harbor. At that time there were a few very large washouts. The washouts were several feet deep, I don't believe any vehicle could traverse them (I...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-02-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 217,427
Posted By mmaute
There is no "Ostrich Theory" when it comes to the...

There is no "Ostrich Theory" when it comes to the Scientific Method. The Scientific Method is an objective philosophy used to turn the unknown into the known. The Scientific Method is not influenced...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-02-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 217,427
Posted By mmaute
There is no individual or group that evaluates...

There is no individual or group that evaluates the robustness of evidence. The Scientific Method is responsible for evaluating how sound evidence is. Evidence is presented which must then be able to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-24-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,146
Posted By mmaute
Pillsbury's a nice hike - likely more solitude...

Pillsbury's a nice hike - likely more solitude than other fire towers. When I hiked it about a year ago, Old Military Rd. was washed out and impassable. According to DEC, that is still the case.
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Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-20-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,261
Posted By mmaute
If the renter was out on a backpacking trip and...

If the renter was out on a backpacking trip and used and stored the container properly, I'm not sure what reasonable actions the renter could have taken to avoid the squirrel damage. One might try...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-15-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,756
Posted By mmaute
Sorry to hear about your negative experience....

Sorry to hear about your negative experience. ADKHunter.com seems to have a list of hunting clubs and links to their websites. Also there was a previous thread about hunting clubs - although no...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,515
Posted By mmaute
The reasoning behind stores that were allowed to...

The reasoning behind stores that were allowed to stay open from the start was they provided for essential needs such as groceries, home repairs, medical prescriptions, etc. Obviously every person is...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,086
Posted By mmaute
I've used a sea to summit mosquito shelter in...

I've used a sea to summit mosquito shelter in lean-to's with decent success. I think they also have a two person version.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,086
Posted By mmaute
You are correct that lean-to's in the Adirondacks...

You are correct that lean-to's in the Adirondacks are not enclosed. Depending on weather, location, and numerous other factors bugs may be fierce from now into August. I'd recommend a head net. You...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,313
Posted By mmaute
I do agree that education through experience is...

I do agree that education through experience is valuable. However, if someone is doing something reckless without knowing it, and just by chance their activity (hike, paddle, camping trip, etc) goes...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-12-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,967
Posted By mmaute
I saw no hidden accusations or ill will in...

I saw no hidden accusations or ill will in reading the OPís question - seemed a legitimate question from a non-hunter. You admitted your response was colored from previous negative experiences with...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-06-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,287
Posted By mmaute
Great Photos. Glad to see they finished cleaning...

Great Photos. Glad to see they finished cleaning up the remains of the cabin. I was there a month or two ago and the site was littered with broken glass and lumber from the cabin tear down.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,974
Posted By mmaute
You make valid points. However, the key word you...

You make valid points. However, the key word you mention is "prefer". The OP asked about a GPS unit, so I infer that is their preferred method of navigation and I tried to give relevant advice. I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,974
Posted By mmaute
I use a Garmin Oregon 700 for hiking - it works...

I use a Garmin Oregon 700 for hiking - it works well. For simplicity, I think one in the Garmin etrex series (etrex 10 or 20) would meet your needs. For winter use, I recommend using the lithium...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,569
Posted By mmaute
Resistance and personal opinion are irrelevant to...

Resistance and personal opinion are irrelevant to the issue. Motorized equipment is not allowed in lands designated Wilderness. Drones have been determined to be motorized so they are not allowed. I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,413
Posted By mmaute
Hiked Peaked on 13th Lake yesterday. About 20%...

Hiked Peaked on 13th Lake yesterday. About 20% color.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-26-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,581
Posted By mmaute
As Ontario said, you can camp anywhere on state...

As Ontario said, you can camp anywhere on state land as long as you observe the 150' rule. As long as the islands in Limekiln are state land, and you find a spot that meets the 150' rule, you would...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-05-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By mmaute
I've had good luck with their customer service as...

I've had good luck with their customer service as well. I bought their stainless microlite thermos (keeps coffee hot several hours while winter hiking). I dropped it on blacktop one day and the top...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-31-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,563
Posted By mmaute
You could just do an internet search for...

You could just do an internet search for Saratoga/Glens Falls ADK Chapter. They have a webpage with newsletter that lists upcoming hikes.

I also recommend internet searching Adirondacks meetup...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-25-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,659
Posted By mmaute
You could divide the trip into sections and have...

You could divide the trip into sections and have each student write a paragraph about their assigned section. Then assemble the paragraphs into sequential order in one post. For example, student 1...
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