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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-07-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,778
Posted By bbowen
This is my concern. Are the designated camp sites...

This is my concern. Are the designated camp sites (little yellow disks with tent) on the islands conducive to hammocks? I'm not a rule breaker by nature so I'd hate to get to a site and not be able...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-02-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,778
Posted By bbowen
Saranac Islands hammock sites?

Wondering if anyone has any experience hammock camping on any of the Saranac Islands?

I'd be kayaking to a site and would hate to get to one and not have the trees be in the right place! ;)
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-01-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,455
Posted By bbowen
The one I'm talking about you had to cross...

The one I'm talking about you had to cross Roaring Brook and it was fairly close to the falls. I thought DEC wanted you away from the water.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-28-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,455
Posted By bbowen
Thanks. I thought it was odd that there was a...

Thanks. I thought it was odd that there was a designated site so close to the water.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,455
Posted By bbowen
Roaring Brook Falls camp sites?

Hi,

Earlier this apron my dog and I hiked to the base of the falls. As we neared the base of the falls there was a camp site indicator disk pointing across the river. I didn't want to try to go...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-28-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,911
Posted By bbowen
What's your definition of short?

What's your definition of short?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-28-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,262
Posted By bbowen
Trip Video: Grasse Pond Hike

Video from my hike to Grasse Pond, near Paul Smiths, NY.

Great little hike. I'll be back.

Thanks for watching. I'm at 20 subscribers. I'm thinking at 25 subscribers, I'll do a small hiking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-23-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By bbowen
Your pics also helped. But I'm still confused. ...

Your pics also helped. But I'm still confused. Your pic "The junction with the cutoff trail" is where I came out on the way in. I came down the hill on the right of the photo. So, if I had taken a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By bbowen
Thanks. I ordered the Nat Geo map.

Thanks. I ordered the Nat Geo map.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-23-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By bbowen
Thanks! Your map makes more sense to me then the...

Thanks! Your map makes more sense to me then the ones I was able to find!

I made a video of the trip. Based on your map I believe we were in the right spot. I'll definitely check out Grasse Pond...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-22-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By bbowen
Thanks. Looking at my gps data, looks like I was...

Thanks. Looking at my gps data, looks like I was on track. I've looked at a map and would have been equally as confused.

I'd like to take a map and compass course. I learn better with in person...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-21-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,747
Posted By bbowen
Sheep Meadow question.

My dog, Odin and I set out to find Sheep Meadow, near Paul Smiths. The directions I had from a website were minimal but seemed straight forward.

They said to turn left off the old logging road...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-20-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,593
Posted By bbowen
Just doing a one nighter Saturday to Sunday. ...

Just doing a one nighter Saturday to Sunday. We've got a guy who's never been camping where his car wasn't ten feet from him. So we have to take it easy but at the same time the other guy and I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-12-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,593
Posted By bbowen
<2 mile (1way) hikes w/water & campsite

A friend and I would like to spend a night or two in a primitive camp in the Northern part of the park, like High Peaks or north.

Neither of us is in terrific shape so we'd like to keep the hike...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-04-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,840
Posted By bbowen
Day trip in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid?

My father and I are looking for a day trip in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Area. He's coming from Plattsburgh and I'm coming from Moira.

Preferably a slow moving river we could do in 5 hours,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-04-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,690
Posted By bbowen
Hmm, I'm looking for a day trip for tomorrow. ...

Hmm, I'm looking for a day trip for tomorrow. I'll have to look into this as I haven't heard of it.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-18-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,554
Posted By bbowen
Ouch, I have no idea! Its Kevlar all the...

Ouch, I have no idea!

Its Kevlar all the way. Aren't they made with epoxy? Amy suggestions for clear waterproof epoxies?

Would this work:
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-18-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,554
Posted By bbowen
Repair Kevlar Canoe?

Hi guys and gals,

I was doing some work on my Wenonah Vagabond Ultralight and something hot apparently touched my hull and melted the gel coat on the outside. You can see the threads of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-09-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,241
Posted By bbowen
I was hoping to do something similar. North Flow...

I was hoping to do something similar. North Flow says the Osgood disappears into a hole in the ground. I was wondering with all the rain if it might be doable to get to that point in the river this...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-09-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,435
Posted By bbowen
Congrats! I just bought a 2007 Vagabond...

Congrats! I just bought a 2007 Vagabond Ultralight in June from Mountainman. It was a blem (although I don't see where).

Mine didn't come with the footbrace so that's on order. Unfortunately,...
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