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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By Dave K
Noonmark to Bear Den bushwack?

Is it doable? I did a (very) quick search and didn't see any reports where it looked like it'd been done... but looking at the topo it seems like it may be possible, although maybe the steep ascent...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-24-2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By Dave K
We crossed in June and it was an easy Rock Hop.

We crossed in June and it was an easy Rock Hop.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-20-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By Dave K
Often the unprepared will get a helping hand from...

Often the unprepared will get a helping hand from those of us with a bit more experience. We've helped people without water on a number of occasions.

Lest I pat myself on the back too hard, it...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-20-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By Dave K
We had plenty of water, I always carry a 2 liter...

We had plenty of water, I always carry a 2 liter bladder along with two nalgene's... plus a filter. I ran out of water once and it ain't gonna happen ever again. We forgot to bring the gatorade and...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By Dave K
The Frost piece is one of my favorites, here's...

The Frost piece is one of my favorites, here's one from the Professor:

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2005, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By Dave K
Sewards in a Day hike... almost...

A buddie (Roland) and I hiked in to the Sewards last saturday. He already had Emmons and Donaldson so he just wanted to hit Seward and Seymour. At the last minute (literally... friday at 8pm) he...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-13-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,127
Posted By Dave K
Giant, Rocky Peak, Bald thru hike.

Ben, a one of my hiking and gaming friends was getting hitched and we needed to come up with a Bachelor party... since we're all married types we decided the traditional wild 'exotic dancer' type...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-13-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By Dave K
I climbed Street and Nye on 6/5 with a couple...

I climbed Street and Nye on 6/5 with a couple friends, great trail Pete, you guys have done a bang-up job. As I recall there were maybe 3 spots where people were re-routing around fallen trees, and...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-06-2004, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By Dave K
Excellent pics... sheesh... now I have to add...

Excellent pics... sheesh... now I have to add Norway to my list of places I'd like to visit. :)
Forum: Photography 09-26-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave K
As I understand the topic you're just about right...

As I understand the topic you're just about right (I'm not a publishing expert though, so no doubt there's more information to be had out there).

Input Image size (480x640 pixels) printed to a...
Forum: Photography 09-24-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave K
Oh yea... regarding printing. When you print you...

Oh yea... regarding printing. When you print you have a lot of control over how big it makes the output. If you have an image that's 72dpi, you can print it on a 300dpi printer and different...
Forum: Photography 09-24-2004, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave K
If your camera saves as jpg you won't benefit by...

If your camera saves as jpg you won't benefit by converting to TIF.

(a bit of computerese...)

jpg uses what's called "lossy compression". When a picture is saved as a jpg image, some...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-23-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,384
Posted By Dave K
When I had 50% connection around Cranberry it was...

When I had 50% connection around Cranberry it was with the unit around my neck (antenna down). The Legend also has WAAS (but no built in compass or barometric altimiter, you have to be moving to get...
Forum: Photography 09-22-2004, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave K
The guys above are right. Memory sticks are...

The guys above are right. Memory sticks are relatively cheap, so use the highest resolution and if you run out of space get a bigger memory stick. The way most of these cameras get smaller images...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-22-2004, 09:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,384
Posted By Dave K
I've got a Garmin Etrax Legend, 160 bucks... it...

I've got a Garmin Etrax Legend, 160 bucks... it works well in light woods but gets shaky under heavy cover. Up around Cranberry lake it maintained a lock maybe 50% of the time.
Forum: Photography 09-19-2004, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,987
Posted By Dave K
Picture of the day... Bumblebutt

Forum is a bit slow... must be end of summer blues. This shot was taken with my Nikon N90, 60mm f/2.8 Macro, cheapo kodak gold 200.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-16-2004, 06:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,527
Posted By Dave K
Which Llama were you thinking of... the...

Which Llama were you thinking of... the Equadorian Mountain Llama or the Mexican Barking Llama.

If you were talking about the Mountain Llama I'd daresay that one would do... (it IS a Mountain...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-16-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,527
Posted By Dave K
Or maybe two swallows flying with the coconut...

Or maybe two swallows flying with the coconut suspended by a string... but the real question would be... what would be the airspeed velocity?

"On second thought... lets not go to Camelot... tis a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-16-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,527
Posted By Dave K
True enough... Of course you'd be just as likely...

True enough... Of course you'd be just as likely to get hit by a stray bullet as you drove up the northway to the trail head. (that is to say... extremely UNlikely).
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-16-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,527
Posted By Dave K
Elk Lake is private land... To my knowledge...

Elk Lake is private land... To my knowledge there's only public access for hiking (very nice of them if you ask me)... no hunting no fishing.
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