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    mmmm, I smell a road tip to EMS....

    mmmm, I smell a road tip to EMS....
  2. Day Pond North and South Loops - 2/27/2015

    Date of Hike: 2-27-2015

    Trail Conditions: packed snowshoe trail, north has some footprints in it, none too deep, maybe 6-10 inches tops. South Loop is better packed and the road look to be in...
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    Are the CT selling snowshoes? Heard Albany was...

    Are the CT selling snowshoes? Heard Albany was selling snowshoes & my MSR's are getting a bit dated. I may have to plan a trip to one of my local stores. (Waterford and Manchester about equidistant)
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    Let us know what you find. It does get a fair...

    Let us know what you find. It does get a fair amount of use (starting from Beaver Brook) as a short but steep way to get to ST. It's also not uncommon for the Spur between NT and ST to fill I...
  5. How much ski terrain is out there that requires a...

    How much ski terrain is out there that requires a helicopter to reach it. (getting to Saddleback for many people might require a helicopter which is why it's never been able to expand like...
  6. Monadnock Sunapee Trail and Mt Pitcher Loop

    Date of Hike: 02/22/2015

    Trail Conditions: Like many parts of New England, well covered in snow. Seven of us re-broke the trail that had been well drifted. We wandered a bit through the...
  7. Were the CT Wood turtles disappearance solely due...

    Were the CT Wood turtles disappearance solely due to impact from hikers or some other stress in their ecosystem? As more invasive species are introduced in environments. saying people just being...
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    Thanks Doug Paul and Sierra

    Thanks Doug Paul and Sierra
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    Sounds like I'm glad I am not on facebook. VFTT...

    Sounds like I'm glad I am not on facebook. VFTT and the ADK High Peaks Forum is about as social as I get online.
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    It may have been me, with people I don't know,...

    It may have been me, with people I don't know, I'm curious on why they missed the summits and what they thought of that trip. I know I usually think I've learned more about myself and the group I'm...
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    When I see lists including the 7 summits I think...

    When I see lists including the 7 summits I think of people who went with guides. The guides make the decisions on when and in what conditions they hike. The climbers have agility, stamina & a love...
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    I don't believe the photo of her with the large...

    I don't believe the photo of her with the large backpack was taken that day as she departed at 5:00 AM and it would have been dark. I believe it was one on file, possibly from FB.
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    I'll guess they were considering the whole range...

    I'll guess they were considering the whole range with the 6300 ft mention and rounding off of Washington's 6,288. It is the same way they track Mt. Washington fatalities.

    Her death is sad and...
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    Then drive slower and don't drive as far. ...

    Then drive slower and don't drive as far. Wachusett should help keep you in shape. At this point, even tackling the roof or RI or the CT blue trails and state parks will provide (likely) an...
  15. Thread: Boot laces

    by Mike P.
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    &^@^* I was right down the road from Limmer and...

    &^@^* I was right down the road from Limmer and did not even think about them. All I've been able to find is the round ones when I was looking for flat. Maybe I'll get there next month as I need...
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    Our town does not get much snowshoe use but I've...

    Our town does not get much snowshoe use but I've been keeping the 1.5 mile trail packed out. The wind yesterday filled in the snowshoe gully bit still easy to follow. Will get out there today...
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    I'm in on the beer bet too as I'm usually...

    I'm in on the beer bet too as I'm usually sweating when I can still see the car. Pit-zips are replaced by a vest and when I'm wearing a shell, I've decided its better to get wet on the inside than...
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    The insulated carriers should work best. (EMS,...

    The insulated carriers should work best. (EMS, OR, I imagine REI and LL Bean back one too) That said, I'm using a wool sock for the one I am drinking upside down in an EMS open sleeve on my hip...
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    We may head to the Whites to go where there is...

    We may head to the Whites to go where there is less snow..... :eek:
  20. Thread: 67 In One Year

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    Congratulations, on the 4/28/14 event.

    Congratulations, on the 4/28/14 event.
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    That's the storm a meant, the next snowmeggdon,...

    That's the storm a meant, the next snowmeggdon, bombogenesis blizzard for Monday Night through Wednesday morning. Maybe able to use them right down the road.
  22. Didn't James Bond have something like this?

    Didn't James Bond have something like this?
  23. Day Pond -North and South Loops - January 22, 2015

    Date of Hike: 1-22-2015

    Trail Conditions: Dry a couple of easily crossed icy spots

    Special Equipment Required: none


    Comments: Was not going to add this TR but no recent CT activity. ...
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    CT DEEP annouces a hiking challenge:

    To generate more traffic to the State Parks.

    Details can be found here: http://northeastexplorer.com/wordpress/?p=1600

    or: http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?Q=559438&A=4707

    or:...
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    Storm Totals or ....

    I get to use my snowshoes in CT, likely in my neighborhood. Only a few inches in SE CT at the moment, doing a cub scout hike later today in a local land preserve. Snowshoes not required yet in...
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