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  1. Thread: Burn advice

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    Thanks weatherman. Using plenty of Silverdene...

    Thanks weatherman. Using plenty of Silverdene cream & so far, so good. My only concern will be if there is scarring that would impact wearing anything with a hip belt. This weekend, I'll be...
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    When you are up there, stop at the HPIC or The...

    When you are up there, stop at the HPIC or The Mountaineer & pick up a copy of the brown map. I'll use the Nat Geo map for preliminary planning but I bring a copy of the brown map when I need one ...
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    Welcome to summer hiking season. I was talking...

    Welcome to summer hiking season. I was talking to my son over the weekend & when we first start, we think of the season starting around Memorial Day & ending Columbus Day, then we realize there is...
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    TCD or Tony Goodwin should be able to tell you...

    TCD or Tony Goodwin should be able to tell you (us) if the ADK is still pitting out the old High Peaks map. If you go to the ADK High Peaks Forum, the question probably has been asked. (I need to...
  5. Thread: Burn advice

    by Mike P.
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    Burn advice

    There are reason why you should never sit in your camp kitchen & I learned why you don't break those rules. So now I am a week plus out from suffering 1st and 2nd degree burns from a couple of...
  6. Thread: Trail Litter

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    I usually have a pocket I pick up some trash. ...

    I usually have a pocket I pick up some trash. Several corners, some wrappers. Gu and gels I usually see more on multi-use trails & I think it's the recreational biker leaving these as the hard-core...
  7. I read some from the Washington Post the other...

    I read some from the Washington Post the other day, what I haven't figured out is how she got to her last location. I saw she was at the lean-to south (on the AT) of Spaulding & North of Saddleback....
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    Anyone comment on if the Old Jackson Road works? ...

    Anyone comment on if the Old Jackson Road works? Also the trail to Diana's Bath, it is pretty short but water is always alluring..
  9. Thread: Monorail

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    The early bugs may get blasted thanks to the...

    The early bugs may get blasted thanks to the April winter......
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    Yes, we don't want to be widening trails, in...

    Yes, we don't want to be widening trails, in Spring, I'd be hard pressed to say post-holing is damaging trails, certainly not as it gets icy and muddy in May.
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    Just like NH, try and find south facing trails...

    Just like NH, try and find south facing trails that are pretty open. The Ridge trail on Giant would be one of these. Macomb while not South facing, has an open slide where it gets lots of soon, ...
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    Will have to see what others say on the monorail...

    Will have to see what others say on the monorail as I'd think by late April & May they would be more interested in breaking it up, not preserving the snowshoe track like you do in the winter.
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    The Elk Lake area trailhead for Macomb, East &...

    The Elk Lake area trailhead for Macomb, East & South Dix (Grace & Carson), Hough & Dix can be reached from Elk Lake. (As can Blake & Colvin and a very long approach to Marcy through Panther Gorge)
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    Finished the 65 (at that Time) on Moriah...

    Finished the 65 (at that Time) on Moriah finishing NH & NE. Had done Spaulding on the Way to Abraham from Sugarloaf. Had my mom & wife join me on Moriah & it was a hike both could do. Had...
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    I was under the impression that they were going...

    I was under the impression that they were going to do the re-route after last years fatality. Having done the route 2x, going swimming once, I'd go over Marcy & back for Skylight & or Gray.
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    I believe the Lake Arnold trail is closed beyond...

    I believe the Lake Arnold trail is closed beyond Lake Arnold as they re-route it after last years fatality. I'd say Saddleback cliff is like going up or down Pamola's chimney when accessing the...
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    There are couple of places in Keene also & a...

    There are couple of places in Keene also & a couple of B&B's although I haven't stayed there in years.

    Tom caught the pay part of the lots. Getting into the garden on a Saturday is very unlikely...
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    They can be done as day trips, I've done most of...

    They can be done as day trips, I've done most of them as day trips at least once coming from SE CT, granted the northern most spot in NLC.
    Doing South Carter & Moriah in the same day is a pretty...
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    Are you negligent planning on hiking a couple of...

    Are you negligent planning on hiking a couple of miles or more above treeline when the weather is brutal? Define brutal or horrific? Making all the right decisions to execute a planned doomed to...
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    Have you considered southern New England or the...

    Have you considered southern New England or the Catskills? Not sure I could do four nights at Greylock or the South Taconics but you could do two at each and drive the 40 or so miles between the...
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    Heading to the Sedona area & Yosemite this summer.

    Heading to the Sedona area & Yosemite this summer.
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    If planning on the road walk, bring some lighter...

    If planning on the road walk, bring some lighter shoes. Wish I had when I've done the road walk. In other seasons I've brought a bike for the road section from higher up in the Notch back to 19...
  23. It comes out maybe 1/3 of a mile from the summer...

    It comes out maybe 1/3 of a mile from the summer trailhead. I recall it being a bit of a walk.
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    I'm not a sledder or glissader typically,...

    I'm not a sledder or glissader typically, However, I've enjoyed glissading down the Avalon trail. Fairly steep but never feeling out of control. Liberty Springs probably requires a sled, not quite...
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    422 miles each way from the Manchester/ Vernon CT...

    422 miles each way from the Manchester/ Vernon CT town line to Baxter State Park. Round Trip travel and hiking was 22 hours. Left the health Club I played VB at 11:00 PM and returned to that club...
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