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    There has been talk in other groups about that...

    There has been talk in other groups about that area and putting in some kind of markers or additional signage. There have been many parties who have gotten in trouble in that very spot. Your idea of...
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    Not sure who the author of that book is, but his...

    Not sure who the author of that book is, but his statement is absolutely ridiculous and false on many levels. But, you're statement about trust is very accurate. I would only climb with my regular...
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    I'm going to weigh in here and possibly muddy the...

    I'm going to weigh in here and possibly muddy the waters. I used to be a technical climber, so I have some knowledge on potential reasons for an accident like this. If two climbers want to...
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    Me and my dog are hitting the Big T tomorrow....

    Me and my dog are hitting the Big T tomorrow. He's working on the 3k's.:p Joking aside, I am ambivalent as to whether the peak should be removed or not. Its their list, their rules, they can decide...
  5. Thread: Tourism pledges

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    I understand your frustration, but there are a...

    I understand your frustration, but there are a few problems with your suggestions. One, the Steward program is barely used and considering how little ground they cover, it hardly makes a dent. The...
  6. Thread: Tourism pledges

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    Can you elaborate on how we can save people from...

    Can you elaborate on how we can save people from themselves and do the decision making for them?
  7. Thread: Tourism pledges

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    [QUOTE=B the Hiker;451353]I think the idea behind...

    [QUOTE=B the Hiker;451353]I think the idea behind the pledge is that, for many people, they have never encountered back country ethics before. By giving someone a chance to read a few key ones, and...
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    CaptCaper is correct. Lizzies death preceded the...

    CaptCaper is correct. Lizzies death preceded the Cog by 14 years. She did follow the Carriage road as many did. In that time frame it was the Carriage road or the Crawford path that were used to...
  9. According to a friend of mine today. The...

    According to a friend of mine today. The landowner does not welcome hikers and the trail is closed.
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    That is pretty cool, but I have been sewing for...

    That is pretty cool, but I have been sewing for years and could get the job a lot faster then that tool can.:rolleyes:
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    I repair my gear and clothes with a needle and...

    I repair my gear and clothes with a needle and thread. I have an assortment of heavy duty needles and I use upholstery thread. This thread is far superior to standard thread. You can find it at any...
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    These types of surgery are best done as soon as...

    These types of surgery are best done as soon as possible, if they will eventually be needed. Age is not your friend in recovery. I had meniscus surgery last year, that in itself went very well, but I...
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    They had no lights, inadequate clothing...

    They had no lights, inadequate clothing considering it was near freezing at the summit, not enough food or water. They had to borrow headlamps from other hikers to make it down. I don't call it...
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    Here in NH, we know you Vermonters just ride...

    Here in NH, we know you Vermonters just ride around in pickup trucks, smoking weed and shooting guns out of the windows of you're vehicles. :p
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    Yes, I didn't say it right. I took the Nelson...

    Yes, I didn't say it right. I took the Nelson Crag trail up and the monument is up near Ball Crag, right below the summit building. That is the heart breaking part of the story, they were minutes...
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    It is near Nelson Crag pretty close to the Cog...

    It is near Nelson Crag pretty close to the Cog tracks. It used to have a white box with her story on it held up by a wooden pole. Been years since I have seen it in person, the cairn was good size. I...
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    If someone is negligent as it seems in this case....

    If someone is negligent as it seems in this case. They should be fined, that is the law now. As far as fining being a deterrent to calling 911? I fail to see how. The cost of useless rescues need to...
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    At the time of Hugh Herr's accident, I was in my...

    At the time of Hugh Herr's accident, I was in my second year of climbing. The rescue was a really big deal and it had quite an impact on me. Not only did it enlighten me as to how bad things could...
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    I do the out and back on occasion as well. You...

    I do the out and back on occasion as well. You will also have access to the Dartmouth Outing clubs new lodge at the base. It was just rebuilt and is quite impressive. I love going in an grabbing a...
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    Its a great hike, its the easiest trail on the...

    Its a great hike, its the easiest trail on the mountain, very enjoyable. The road gets busy with parking on the weekends, the earlier you start the better. An out and back is fine, but I would...
  21. It would be tough to close off the area, there...

    It would be tough to close off the area, there are to many ways to get in there. A male bear can roam 15 miles daily, that's a lot of ground to close.
  22. I have done it to make a fast dash to a summit,...

    I have done it to make a fast dash to a summit, most of the time its to beat an incoming storm. Not something, I do in NH much, but out West I have a few times.

    In regards to the Pemi Bear, as...
  23. Thread: Foliage 2019

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    Other then the reports issued by various sources....

    Other then the reports issued by various sources. You can get an idea on the foliage according to the frost. Without a killing frost or multiple for that matter, the leaves will be slow turning. Once...
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    About 8 minutes from my house.:eek: I like REI,...

    About 8 minutes from my house.:eek: I like REI, looking forward to having a good store nearby. I have been done with EMS for many years.
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    Cabela and Bass Pro Shop have a warehouse feel to...

    Cabela and Bass Pro Shop have a warehouse feel to them with the high ceilings. Don't get me wrong they are big stores. Kittery has lower ceilings but they pack a lot into their departments and have...
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