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Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-20-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,750
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: 14,750
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: 292
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: 20
Views: 752
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...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By Wldrns
Yea, those first narrows between the rocks will...

Yea, those first narrows between the rocks will be tricky, as will the mucky stump field a half mile later before the RR tracks, and another almost unseen shallow boulder field in between campsites...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-18-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By Wldrns
That's probably the case as I assumed when I...

That's probably the case as I assumed when I bought my Hornbeck. i have a sleeping bag by Big Agnes called the "lost dog". I'm still looking for that pooch. Another I have is called the "horse...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By Wldrns
i'll add that the kettle holes are populated by...

i'll add that the kettle holes are populated by large white pines and squirrels. At one I saw the largest pile of pine cone midden I have ever seen, 3-4 feet high around the base of the tree created...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By Wldrns
Yup, the dry kettle holes are between those and...

Yup, the dry kettle holes are between those and Ledge.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By Wldrns
There is a prominent white sign with green...

There is a prominent white sign with green lettering at the landing for the trail to LP Mountain Pond. I haven't been there for a few years, but it has always been an easy to follow trail. Summit...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Wldrns
And that is the most foolish idea of all. ...

And that is the most foolish idea of all. :banghead:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-23-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,117
Posted By Wldrns
Richie is correct about the timing thing. I...

Richie is correct about the timing thing. I happen to live fairly close to Stillwater and can easily time my arrival according to the weather of the day. I have a couple of times been windbound on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Wldrns
A number of years ago, the NYSDEC had two tree...

A number of years ago, the NYSDEC had two tree seedling nursery plantations in the state. One was located near Lowville, literally on the banks to the Black River for irrigation; the other smaller...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Wldrns
Specifically: ...

Specifically:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9200.html

More generally:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/searchresult.html#stq=backcountry%202021&stp=1

you can sign up to recieve these and many other...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By Wldrns
Just try to hold any originial company to that...

Just try to hold any originial company to that standard now. I've heard it unofficially said that, if you come across artifacts that are 50 or more years old, then they are to be preserved as...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By Wldrns
Not many slopes of much significance in the area....

Not many slopes of much significance in the area. Which makes it most interesting to navigate by compass and visual terrain observation.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-14-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,568
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/80005.html It's...

https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/80005.html

It's one of my favorite remote areas to explore by bushwack using only map and compass.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-13-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By Wldrns
It depends a lot on the exact situation. Solo...

It depends a lot on the exact situation. Solo pack boat or large, the technique doesn't vary very much. One method is to come up parallel to the dam, remove any obviously troublesome sticks to one...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-10-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By Wldrns
oops, I was not aware of the exact timing. I had...

oops, I was not aware of the exact timing. I had aways heard that acid affects trout reproduction, did not know when, but the worst acidification is known to come during spring melt. Thanks for the...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-10-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,910
Posted By Wldrns
When I was a navigator flying in the Air Force,...

When I was a navigator flying in the Air Force, both when based in Ohio and in NY, I would plan my training legs as much as possible to overfly familiar home lands that I knew, including where I...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-10-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,910
Posted By Wldrns
If that is true, then I hope the DEC discovers it...

If that is true, then I hope the DEC discovers it and takes legal action.
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