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    St Regis Canoe Area, NY ADKs - asking for tips and advice

    Hello all, Your resident camping/canoeing newbie asking for advice and tips for a three night trip to the St Regis Canoe Area in NYS ADK Park in a couple of weeks. Our current plan is to use the Hoel Pond Boat Launch and canoe into the Turtle Pond and/or Slag Pond area to set up camp. We...
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    Nova Craft Royalex Canoe (asking for opinions)

    There is a Craigslist posting in my area for a Nova Craft Royalex canoe which looks to be in excellent shape, which has been listed for more than a few weeks. I currently have a Grumman aluminum canoe which mostly serves as a duck hunting boat. I’d like something for lake use and possibly some...
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    Canoes available in Central New York

    I check on Craigslist every once in a while to see if there is something I might be interested in. I was surprised that there were a couple of listings this week alone. As a complete novice, I have no idea what I am looking at...
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    Lake Lila, Adirondacks, NY State

    My fist canoe and camping trip is now complete. Lake Lila was as beautiful as promised by many here. Beautiful fall colors and overall decent weather made for an enjoyable four days. Thursday was all travel and set up. We arrived at the parking area around noon. The road in was easily passable...
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    Destination: Lake Lila, NY Adirondacks

    Hey all, I am the canoetripping Newbie, so please bear that in mind should you decide to post an answer. My friend and I are planning a 4 day trip in October to Lake Lila in the New York Adirondack Mountains. We were inspired to plan this trip by posts made by the sites member Robin and his...
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    Vintage 1974 North Face Sleeping Bag

    I have a North Face sleeping bag, mummy shaped filled with Dupont Hollowfill II. The tag says manufacture date is April of 1974, I remember buying this bag as a teenager and it has followed me thru several moves. If I may have used this bag 3 times at most. I am planning an October Tent...
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    Central New York Newbie

    Hi all, I am from Central New York and don’t have a lot of miles under my belt. I am 59 and love to hunt and fish, or just be on the water. I have done some flat water canoeing and kayaking. I came across this site when doing a search on an upcoming trip my friend and I are planning. I...