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    Deadly Week in NH

    Three fatal falls this week starting on Cannon Mtn and continuing at Rumney and Arethusa Falls.

    The guy at Rumney had his harness --made of old belts and kayak straps-- fail while being lowered. ...
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    And all the way down... Every so often someone...

    And all the way down... Every so often someone raises the issue of where the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is really located: Maine or NH. Supposedly some very old maps show the state boundary line east...
  3. We were fishing around the Whites this week and...

    We were fishing around the Whites this week and spent last night at Jigger Johnson campground on the Swift River.

    The campground was full and there was a camp fire going on every site by 8 PM. It...
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    Dumb Question: Why isn't a more obvious marker...

    Dumb Question: Why isn't a more obvious marker used to delineate the right-of-way? Like, say, metal post?
  5. Bummer. Upper section of Mobey Grape where big...

    Bummer. Upper section of Mobey Grape where big blocks are common.

    The barren talus slopes at the base of the cliff tell the tale of Cannon.
  6. As seen on the NEClimbs web site...

    As seen on the NEClimbs web site...

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  7. In this divisive time it's easy for me to be a...

    In this divisive time it's easy for me to be a cynic and skeptic on my bad days. Why stress about global warming when we'll all be toast after the next asteroid impact (which is due pretty soon by...
  8. Thread: Thank you NH!!!

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    Yaaaay! Sounds like a great trip. We do a drive...

    Yaaaay! Sounds like a great trip. We do a drive to Akron now and then and it's a long haul from NH. Kudos to you.

    Come visit again. The hills are waiting for you.
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    Smoke in NH this week was in the jet stream at...

    Smoke in NH this week was in the jet stream at 30k feet creating haze.
  10. Opps. Reductio ad absurdum. Time out for you...

    Opps. Reductio ad absurdum. Time out for you lobster man!

    Actually the oil industry destroyed mass transit by buying up all the municipal rail companies and removing the tracks so they could sell...
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    You provide a great service for sure. But with...

    You provide a great service for sure.

    But with google or Facebook login won’t data get passed back to them such as user click through and browse histories. ( It’s not you I am wary of!)

    For...
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    Ah but your data and personal info is worth...

    Ah but your data and personal info is worth something. Nothn's free on the Internet:!)
  13. I remember Chouinard,visiting the Valley and...

    I remember Chouinard,visiting the Valley and climbing with the locals in the 70s. He was a pretty humble guy, part blacksmith hammering out pitons and ice axes and part visionary developing the...
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    Smokey Sky from CA

    NECN weather reports our hazy New England sky is full of CA wildfire smoke between 20- and 30,000 feet. Brought to us by the jet stream.

    Smoke is thick enough to drop today's forecast high temps...
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    I just read about this rescue in Appalachia...

    I just read about this rescue in Appalachia Journal Accidents section. Some interesting facts:

    Victim attempting the one-day, 31-mile Pemi Traverse was 70 years old
    He became adrift in time for...
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    That is a wonderful photo. Now I want to ride up...

    That is a wonderful photo. Now I want to ride up that road!
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    It does! And it looks like after the scramble...

    It does! And it looks like after the scramble off the top of the cliffs is "trail" follows the route of the Cinema Gully ice/snow climb all the way down to the tracks.

    Some badass hikers in those...
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    Thanks. Finally scored a tube at the KTP (EMS...

    Thanks. Finally scored a tube at the KTP (EMS didn't have any in-store as usual) and slathered them seams. Next step, go camping!
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    Does GearAid's "Seam Grip WP" Work?

    Anyone ever used Seam Grip WP to seal tent floor or other seams? Does it provide a good fix?

    My Bean dome is shedding seam tape and I need to seal those floor seams up.

    Any advice appreciated.
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    There is a story/obit about Gene is the latest...

    There is a story/obit about Gene is the latest Appalachia by Steve Smith. It mentions the CO jail time and also the fact the he was the first 770 finisher.

    He researched all those peaks while in...
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    Very hiker friendly. They have a large lawn with...

    Very hiker friendly. They have a large lawn with comfy Adirondack chairs and several corn hole corrals. Dogs are welcome.

    I donít think there are enough hipsters in Bethlehem, even in summer, to...
  22. We hiked Sugarloaf Middle and North last...

    We hiked Sugarloaf Middle and North last Wednesday in on/off drizzle and showers. Wednesday night we had a steady rain at the campground for several hours.

    On Thursday we hiked Cherry Mountain...
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    We tried to go there last Thursday while camping...

    We tried to go there last Thursday while camping at Sugarloaf 2 and it was closed. Ran into a security guy making the rounds and he was quite vague about when it might be open again.

    So we went...
  24. "If nominated I will not run. If elected....etc....

    "If nominated I will not run. If elected....etc. etc."

    I really don't get Jeb. He's starting his second round of the Grid but can't get past his ideological leanings for F&G and other outdoor...
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    Yup. And I think REI picked up on EMS's smell of...

    Yup. And I think REI picked up on EMS's smell of death and that was part of their decision to move into the N Conway market.
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