I have a friend,well- friends that live over in Skanateles Falls, not too far from you. Used to live in Auburn,myself , in the late 70's.
I wonder if you travel to the Adirondack Mountains....i see your name seems to be short for 'adirondack' bear =adk...bear, i could be wrong tho.. we found our first bear-sign of this spring yesterday, i am excited. i respect them,though we become familar with several as we live in the deep woods.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...