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  1. Thread: "Augmented"

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    Yup, I was 11 at the time. Both my father and...

    Yup, I was 11 at the time. Both my father and great uncle were involved in search operations for this incident. Left a big impact on the local community but the example of my dad and great uncle were...
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    Yup, a router, vise grips, and a good heavy,...

    Yup, a router, vise grips, and a good heavy, stable table. I made some back in the day. When it came to retire some (translation: throw out, those were the days before retired trail sign auctions)...
  3. Thread: Maui Bound

    by Fisher Cat
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    Haleakala has great hiking, but no matter what (...

    Haleakala has great hiking, but no matter what ( time of year, cloudy, etc) wear heavy sunscreen. At that altitude you WILL get scorched.
  4. I don't get to post here often, but as the Region...

    I don't get to post here often, but as the Region Leader for AMC Volunteers in this region, I'm following it with interest. The lack of prep for almost 40% of the hikers we see in our Region is...
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    When the 7 is gone, the trunks go on

    When the 7 is gone, the trunks go on
  6. Have not chimed in on this in awhile, but if you...

    Have not chimed in on this in awhile, but if you do not feel Littleton is out of range, I would highly recommend Chang Thai on Main St. I've eaten Thai around the world, yes including southeast Asia...
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    My ACL had been weakened by previous injury...

    My ACL had been weakened by previous injury (partial tear, no surgery), and then completely tore years later. After having 'a go of it' without surgery, I submitted and had it done. The surgeon told...
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    Poll: I enjoy S I and II as long as you don't get a...

    I enjoy S I and II as long as you don't get a site near the dumpsters!
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    I will vouch for that spot on Valley Road as...

    I will vouch for that spot on Valley Road as well. I have parked on the side of the road many times and have felt comfortable doing so, but then again, I grew up on Valley Road and still maintain...
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    ha ha 3, 16, & 26, some of my favorite numbers....

    ha ha 3, 16, & 26, some of my favorite numbers. And the less people who know '13 Mile Woods' the better.
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    First, we have an EXCELLENT crew in the Franconia...

    First, we have an EXCELLENT crew in the Franconia South Region. This project to brush out that section of FRT is a group effort to help out the adopter who has that assigned section. So they really...
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    I'm the RL over Franconia South for AMC Adopt a...

    I'm the RL over Franconia South for AMC Adopt a Trail, and all I can say is we are in the process of brushing out the section of FRT between Little Haystack & Liberty. We spent almost 10hrs in hot...
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    Having worked in the ski instructing/racing world...

    Having worked in the ski instructing/racing world for many years, all I can say by extension is: How then can so many ski areas along the I-70 corridor in CO exist? Well, simply because they have...
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    Man, I used to love running 'sweep'. Be it on a...

    Man, I used to love running 'sweep'. Be it on a hike or Ski Patrol, its a little bit of heaven all to yourself
  15. Loved the pics, you captured it well. Did the...

    Loved the pics, you captured it well. Did the hike in August 2001. All our pics are locked in our old laptop, gotta get them transferred one of these days.
  16. Nicole, while I do not have the depth of...

    Nicole, while I do not have the depth of experience you have had in the medical response & trauma field, I have put in my years in the past working with SAR in the Whites where I grew up. It was a...
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    School cafeteria cabbage, and that was on a good...

    School cafeteria cabbage, and that was on a good day. In fairness it wasn't too bad in Jefferson as the wind blew, but crest Gorham Hill and...oh my,,,,,
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    Trail maintenance season for adopters begins...

    Trail maintenance season for adopters begins after June 1. That gives the Pro Crew time to sweep out the big stuff as they blaze through. The latest date for Work Reports to be filed to your Region...
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    I sincerely doubt the roadway was brushed in...

    I sincerely doubt the roadway was brushed in after 2009. If it was, I am at a complete loss as towards who did it, it sure wasn't us. After talking to USFS/AMC, there have been no slated projects on...
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    That's good stuff Kevin, I'll have to look for...

    That's good stuff Kevin, I'll have to look for that myself. The previous maintainer had the trail long enough for his 20 year recognition, so maybe early 2000's fits into the window.
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    Having grown up in Coos, attending school with...

    Having grown up in Coos, attending school with multiple members of the Crane family (some Peter's), there is more to the 'back story'. While not going into particulars, because I am only one voice...
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    OK, got it, now I understand. Except for 2...

    OK, got it, now I understand. Except for 2 ancient AMC guides, I only have the 28th & 29th myself. I can personally vouch that there has not been any reroute since 2006, the date we switched from...
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    BIGEarl, first, well done to both of you! I am...

    BIGEarl, first, well done to both of you! I am quite intrigued with any re-route that has been done on Osseo. We were just working on the trail in July and nothing of the sort had been done. I'm...
  24. Yeah, welcome back & what a return! First,...

    Yeah, welcome back & what a return! First, congrats on the birth. And this TR is awesome! What an adorable little trooper you have there! Our grandson was just born a month ago and since he lives in...
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    Looks like Kevin and I were thinking the same...

    Looks like Kevin and I were thinking the same thing. So Tom, you are referring to 'Osseo' as in sense of when the section of trail would have been the most extreme southern section of the original...
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