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    Hi Amicus, I posted our 2017 Glacier experience...

    Hi Amicus, I posted our 2017 Glacier experience in detail here which was during a wildfire so lots of areas were closed or evacuated:...
  2. FWIW we had mixed experience at Nonna's Kitchen -...

    FWIW we had mixed experience at Nonna's Kitchen - i had the special of the day which was a pork and red sauce creation which was great, but the rest of the crew's chicken parms were way too overfried...
  3. Many thank DayTrip! especially for the Seward...

    Many thank DayTrip! especially for the Seward boat trip recommendation - I'll definitely go check it out now. We'd wanted to get closer to the glaciers and this sounds fabulous and doesn't force us...
  4. Alaska/Kesugi Ridge Trail intel needed - day hikes possible? other Alaska must-dos?

    Immensely grateful as always for the intel on this forum, especially now as we plan an Alaska trip for July 2019.
    On the Kesugi Ridge, for those who have done it - are day hikes doable?
    Our family...
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    By now Dave the original poster is probably well...

    By now Dave the original poster is probably well along in his planning, but doing the classic South Rim trek descending S Kaibab Trail, staying at Phantom Ranch and ascending Bright Angel in early...
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    Curious how this worked out for you, Sierra. I...

    Curious how this worked out for you, Sierra. I had arthroscopic surgery in Dec 2016 for a partial meniscus tear which the ortho said was worse upon inspection than the MRI suggested. Took me about...
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    I've been using Guthook's app on my iPhone lately...

    I've been using Guthook's app on my iPhone lately and purchased the Grafton Notch Loop Trail module for $4.99 for this weekend's Baldpates hike. Worth it if you're into geolocating yourself on the...
  8. LOST Suunto baseplate compass - Goose Eye, Wright Tr

    Dang it, a new baseplate Suunto compass fell out of my pack on the Wright Trail toward Goose Eye.

    Home baked reward which is highly desirable, trust me.
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    So glad to hear you got the needed funding, Tim....

    So glad to hear you got the needed funding, Tim. Thank you for your devotion to this community.
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    I beg to differ on the importance of trail...

    I beg to differ on the importance of trail condition reports. Perhaps it's because I hike with my autistic sons, so I exercise extreme caution, wanting G2 on seemingly dumb issues that might make a...
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    http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/tcond/cond_e.asp?oPark=10...

    http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/tcond/cond_e.asp?oPark=100429

    Heads up that Waterton Lakes area trails remain closed due to the Kenow fire.
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    http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/banff/securite-saf...

    http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/banff/securite-safety/feu-fire-verdant

    Sounds like the Banff area fires of earlier this summer are under control unlike at Waterton Lake, which was closed an hour...
  13. No bugs in September! Best time of year apart...

    No bugs in September! Best time of year apart from the present fires and shut down/limiting of services.
  14. Hi Mike - there were 3 fires in Glacier from...

    Hi Mike - there were 3 fires in Glacier from Labor Day onward for a week while we visited. The Sprague area was the largest and the one that consumed the Sperry Chalet. It's slowly encroaching on the...
  15. re: Glacier NP and backcountry reservations

    Brian - not sure I can help you as we did not camp in the backcountry - we hike with our autistic 23 year old twin sons and long story but haven't gotten acclimated to tents yet. That said the main...
  16. Latest Glacier NP intel, in case you're planning a trip

    Just returned from Glacier Nat'l Park a few days ago and still have my head in the mountains with the glories of that place.
    In case anyone is planning a trip there, I'm passing along a few facts...
  17. Thank so much, Doug! The stars are aligning in...

    Thank so much, Doug! The stars are aligning in Waterton accommodations too so I think we're going for it.
    Very grateful for the intel on its challenging section. - If you have other Glacier area...
  18. Crypt Lake Trail, Waterton NP, AB (near Glacier NP) - worth it?

    Anyone done the Crypt Lake Trail in Waterton Nat'l Park in Canada, across the border from Glacier NP? Is it worth it? I heard about it after we planned our Glacier lodging, and while it's not super...
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    Available on iTunes as an eBook for $9.99 - just...

    Available on iTunes as an eBook for $9.99 - just downloaded.
    Thanks for the recommendation.
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    New bridge on CVR/Maine

    Lo and behold today, the rotted out wooden bridge at mile 2.4 of the Caribou Valkey Road - the one that looked like it was going to fall through any moments- was replaced recently with a beautiful...
  21. Spaulding ME via AT from CVR - water crossing, any updates

    Considering a run up Spaulding Mt. in Maine this Sun/Mon, preferably via the AT from Caribou Valley Road. (where the family mini van is going to park around the 2.1 mi marker before that rotted out...
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    Blaze - did you just hoof it up the relocated...

    Blaze - did you just hoof it up the relocated Abol trail because it was winter? - the BSP web site is showing Abol is not yet reopened. Was considering it for the NE67 finish although not til Aug....
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    Thanks all and esp Rainman - we ran up Crescent...

    Thanks all and esp Rainman - we ran up Crescent since clouds obscured the moon view. At least we got some great northern Presi views and enough time for post-hike hot tub time. The new Randolph Hill...
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    more full moon hike locations?

    Very bummed that the weather tomorrow Sat 5/21 looks cloudy and thus the full moon (which happens to coincide with our anniversary) is probably not going to be in view. I've asked for full moon hike...
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    Bridal Veil Falls parking lately?

    Anyone hiked Bridal Veil Falls this winter, especially in the last few weeks, and can comment on the parking situation?
    Plowed/unplowed? drive-overable in a family minivan?

    Taking a seasoned...
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