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  1. Flood warning in northern NH tonight likely trail impacts

    Heavy rain and melting snow are raising river levels tonight in northern New Hampshire, and some trails are likely to have been affected. This was posted a few hours ago by the National Weather...
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    When you're walking south from Wildcat, watch for...

    When you're walking south from Wildcat, watch for the north end of the Pinkham parking lot. Climb over the bank and look for a garage capable of concealing the snow rangers' tracked dragon. Follow...
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    Lowa makes several higher styles. I have a...

    Lowa makes several higher styles. I have a special version (no longer sold) of their Hunter Extreme that is ten inches high, relatively light in weight and very comfortable (as are all Lowa...
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    The report has been posted. You might need to...

    The report has been posted. You might need to hunt for it once it's moved from the MWAC homepage
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    Here's a photo taken by an Obs volunteer as it...

    Here's a photo taken by an Obs volunteer as it happened: Avalanche photo by Beth Williams

    According to the Mount Washington Avalanche Center advisory for today, the snow rangers are working on a...
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    The whole story sounds hilarious to me, and I...

    The whole story sounds hilarious to me, and I congratulate its author on a fine piece of writing. I just wish it had been held for three more days before publication on Tuesday ...
  7. Thread: Toe Hammered

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    Assuming that the boots do actually fit properly,...

    Assuming that the boots do actually fit properly, this might be avoided by first jamming your heel down into the heel cup before pulling the laces tight. After you insert your foot, strike the floor...
  8. NWS posted the total from yesterday and today a...

    NWS posted the total from yesterday and today a little less than an hour ago at the same link as above: NWS Storm Totals
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    The old timers in the Sierras and such used to...

    The old timers in the Sierras and such used to wrap cordage around their skis to climb with and to slow them down.

    I have no idea why you'd avoid the MSR Evos and Denalis "due to durability...
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    Try eBay and the discounters like Sierra Trading...

    Try eBay and the discounters like Sierra Trading Post, etc. if you haven't. You might be surprised what you find.

    You really don't want to miss the great snowshoeing left this winter. The Whites...
  11. Snow totals from people who are not involved in...

    Snow totals from people who are not involved in marketing ski areas (mostly):

    NWS storm totals
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    Sounds like you've probably found a fairly old...

    Sounds like you've probably found a fairly old pair of what are called "non-wax" skis. I don't recognize the brand. If the bottom has a texture under the middle part, you won't need to concern...
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    Might want to look at the date on the original...

    Might want to look at the date on the original post and the history that has followed. ;)

    FWIW, I did put a pair of STs on another pair of skis this winter.
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    Thanks for the tip! I think you just helped me...

    Thanks for the tip! I think you just helped me score some points with my photographer spouse.
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    Just further evidence of the decline of...

    Just further evidence of the decline of civilization. I'm pretty sure it all started with Elvis's first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show ...
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    I think I'll throw in this caution for the...

    I think I'll throw in this caution for the benefit of anyone unfamiliar with Flat Mountain Pond. It's wise to maintain a safe distance from the dam at the southern end during the winter. Don't trust...
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    It will require an amateur license, which is...

    It will require an amateur license, which is significantly easier now that the Morse code requirement was dropped several years ago. It will be line-of-sight communication unless you can somehow get...
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    Exactly the kind of deviant thinking I like to...

    Exactly the kind of deviant thinking I like to see. :D
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    I use a pair of Kodiak Kinetics (i.e. , the...

    I use a pair of Kodiak Kinetics (i.e. , the non-wax version of those skis) on a frequent basis. One of my all-time favorites of any ski.
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    No track picture. No interview with the supposed...

    No track picture. No interview with the supposed witness. No interview with the cops. Other than that, one fantastic piece of reporting. And yes, the pun is intentional.
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    Just had to rub the faces of the scoffers in the...

    Just had to rub the faces of the scoffers in the snow with an update. :p

    Had these skis out yesterday with renovated Rottefella 412 bindings on them. (Renovation consisted of installing new front...
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    I'm near enough to this locale that I can offer...

    I'm near enough to this locale that I can offer some encouragement about snow conditions. Sunday was horrible for skiing – the recent rain knocked the support right out of the snow – and I was glad...
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    This is one of those occasions I wish more of you...

    This is one of those occasions I wish more of you could understand Norwegian: Ingen grenser (It's inspired by the BBC series "Beyond Boundaries".)
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    And more than a little fun to watch when the...

    And more than a little fun to watch when the weather is good and there's still plenty of daylight left. :D
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    Do you feel your leg getting any longer yet? If...

    Do you feel your leg getting any longer yet? If not, you might try moving farther north and slightly east: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gp/1005/plate-2.pdf ;)
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