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    The NWS has the high in North Conway today...

    The NWS has the high in North Conway today progged at 48,which I think is more likely than the (undoubtedly extrapolated) Weather Channel number.

    The feds have issued a notice about possible ice...
  2. I already own a piece of Sunapee. Unlike CNL...

    I already own a piece of Sunapee. Unlike CNL Lifestyle Properties, which is merely a sub-lessee of the premises. ;)
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    If any of you have a grip on the weather for the...

    If any of you have a grip on the weather for the weekend at hand, do let the NWS know. They've been waffling with this particular one more than an IHOP franchisee. I can't recall a situation this...
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    Noted. Twice, to meet the 10-character minimum.

    Noted. Twice, to meet the 10-character minimum.
  5. I'm 220 pounds without a pack. I have been...

    I'm 220 pounds without a pack. I have been grateful for every centimeter of my 195 Annums this winter. But then, I cut my teeth on 215 cm Bonnas. :)
  6. Here's a nudge, if you need one: CONTRIBUTE TO...

    Here's a nudge, if you need one:

    CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMBING MAGAZINE

    Rock and Ice contact info
  7. This is not a trip report. This is an article...

    This is not a trip report. This is an article worthy of being published! Kudos.
  8. Get your groove on, man: Groovy secrets...

    Get your groove on, man: Groovy secrets. :p ;)
  9. Thread: Winter Boots

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    I've recently reverted to putting a felted wool...

    I've recently reverted to putting a felted wool insole in my winter boots of all types. It adds a considerable amount of warmth and was standard practice when I was a kid growing up in Minnesota. I...
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    It can't be long before the generals are gathered...

    It can't be long before the generals are gathered in the bunker to hear a rant on this topic ;)
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    Some meat (or texturized vegetable protein, if...

    Some meat (or texturized vegetable protein, if you prefer) for the pot: FAT BIKES: TOURING CENTERS MULL NEW FAT-TIRED FAD
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    Yeah, what he said. It has the virtue of getting...

    Yeah, what he said. It has the virtue of getting the weight of the snowshoes as close to your back as possible, and balance is improved by placing one on each side.
  13. You will be hard-pressed to realize the benefits...

    You will be hard-pressed to realize the benefits of double camber when you're off a packed trail. (The pun at the beginning is unintentional.) What matters more in that circumstance is how the ski...
  14. I have the Hammerhead, predecessor to the Axl...

    I have the Hammerhead, predecessor to the Axl, on my Annums and love it for touring and turning. I can only imagine how sweet the latter must be from the reviews.
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    So, have you answered the original inquiry...

    So, have you answered the original inquiry privately, or is he deep under cover with CSIS?
  16. Okay, I thought I'd let others offer suggestions...

    Okay, I thought I'd let others offer suggestions before I chimed in with my (now possibly tiresome) recommendation. But I can't let you continue to be unaware of the Madshus Annum, which I bought...
  17. I've found that wide skis like my Madshus Annums...

    I've found that wide skis like my Madshus Annums (fka Karhu XCD Guides) often lack a well-defined center groove. When the snow is soft, there's not much wandering around. But when things get crusty...
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    Fairly sure it's this guy:...

    Fairly sure it's this guy: http://www.canada411.ca/res/4507533224/Alain-Chevrette/198832065.html.

    Which "might" also be this guy, which you may know from looking at his pics:...
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    This should be printed on weatherproof posters...

    This should be printed on weatherproof posters and appended to the "turn back now" signs on the trails. It's an excellent description, and thanks for sharing your experience.
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    TIF is a government subsidy for businesses that...

    TIF is a government subsidy for businesses that can't get private financing on terms that are economically viable. There's usually a pretty strong reason.

    I'm not opposed to infrastructure...
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    Sigh. "State and local governments across the...

    Sigh.

    "State and local governments across the United States use several types of property tax incentives for business, including property tax abatement programs, firm-specific property tax...
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    Wore out a 60/40 and some cotton fishnet. Could...

    Wore out a 60/40 and some cotton fishnet. Could never find the wool version in those days.
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    OMG you're old. ;) I bet you even had a 60/40...

    OMG you're old. ;)

    I bet you even had a 60/40 parka at some point. Wait, I guess you did: Any companies still make windshells with the 'old' 60-40 cloth ?
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    Not from what the Concord Monitor reports....

    Not from what the Concord Monitor reports. According to Lt. Wayne Saunders of the Fish and Game Department: "She had no intention of staying overnight. What she had was sufficient for a day hike in...
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    People familiar with accident investigation know...

    People familiar with accident investigation know that a series of errors are often jointly responsible for the outcome. In this instance, choosing the planned route in the face of the forecasted...
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