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    Great job, Grey J. As our VFTT family gets older,...

    Great job, Grey J. As our VFTT family gets older, I suspect we will hear similar stories from our ranks. Your perseverance and your enthusiasm at climbing the little big mountain is inspiring!
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    I drank from it some 15 or so years ago... no ill...

    I drank from it some 15 or so years ago... no ill effects that I know about, but I probably wouldn't drink from it again.
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    Several years ago, I slipped (coming down...

    Several years ago, I slipped (coming down Weetamoo Tr, of all places) and heard an audible snap when my ankle became injured. Hiking alone in the quiet woods, that SNAP seemed to echo through the...
  4. That was 1993, when I was a trail adopter on...

    That was 1993, when I was a trail adopter on North Twin Spur. What a mess!!
  5. Thread: Handwarmers?

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    I always carry them in winter. They are...

    I always carry them in winter. They are inexpensive and easy to use.

    I always wave them around in the air for a few minutes before I put them inside my mittens. Like bikehikeskifish indicated, the...
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    Amazing film! Very interesting to learn that...

    Amazing film! Very interesting to learn that Nirmal "Nims" Purja, the climber featured in this film, was the photographer of that famous Everest bottleneck photo that most people are familiar with.
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    Oh no! You've had quite a year, haven't you?! It...

    Oh no! You've had quite a year, haven't you?!
    It sounds like your incident could have happened to anyone. That's great that the ATV was close by.
    I hope everything goes well with the potential...
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    Barney and Betty Hill!...

    Barney and Betty Hill!
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    When I hiked with my son, he often ditched me,...

    When I hiked with my son, he often ditched me, but I always made him stop at intersections and stream crossings. It seemed to work out fine!
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    I'm surprised Mt. Tom wasn't one of the cat's...

    I'm surprised Mt. Tom wasn't one of the cat's favorites.

    =^.^= __)
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    peakbagger, if you want a sticker to tide you...

    peakbagger, if you want a sticker to tide you over, I have a couple extra.

    I'd happily put one in the mail to you, from one Toyota owner to another!
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    I keep a can of PAM in the trunk of my car and...

    I keep a can of PAM in the trunk of my car and give my snowshoes or crampons a shot of lube before I hit the trail.

    It may not be good for the metal, but it always seems to prevent the balling...
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    Update to the update: And my GPS and maps are...

    Update to the update:

    And my GPS and maps are working perfectly again.

    I called Garmin on Monday and described what jniehof and I discovered. They conveniently replaced the SD card for a...
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    Update! jniehof and I tinkered around with my...

    Update!

    jniehof and I tinkered around with my GPS. The unit could read his SD card(s) without issue. His unit could not read my SD card. So, the problem is with the card.

    Upon further...
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    Thanks for your help, Capt, DougPaul, and...

    Thanks for your help, Capt, DougPaul, and IamKrzys! Your suggestions make a lot of sense to me.

    I am going to get together with jniehof, (who lives nearby, and who I know from trail maintenance),...
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    Thanks, guys! I've looked at the Setup for...

    Thanks, guys!

    I've looked at the Setup for maps and it's got all these oddball options: Austria, Grand Canyon, Switzerland, Mont Blanc, etc... I have never seen or used any of these before.

    The...
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    I don't have a different reader, hmmm... Looks...

    I don't have a different reader, hmmm...

    Looks like a housecall may be necessary.

    Thanks, neighbor!
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    And now, out of the blue, a blast from the past,...

    And now, out of the blue, a blast from the past, another GPS question!

    I have used my Garmin GPS MAP64s for 5 years! (see above!)

    I hike every weekend, and then some, and I have never done...
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    Great job! Oh, the stories you must have!

    Great job!

    Oh, the stories you must have!
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    Hi Alex! I can only hike during the weekends, but...

    Hi Alex! I can only hike during the weekends, but I am totally up for some socially-distant car-spotting reciprocation if our goals match up!

    I have hiked 85% of the trails in the WMNF. Oddly...
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    Thanks for the clarification. Now I get to watch...

    Thanks for the clarification. Now I get to watch more films!
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    FWIW, All of the Banff Mountain Film Festival...

    FWIW, All of the Banff Mountain Film Festival films for this past year are available for free here:

    https://www.docdroid.net/lR9Mzcw/banff-movie-festival-pdf

    I've been working my way through...
  23. NH "Most Scenic Hike" description seems short on intel

    I had already guessed that the Franconia Ridge Trail would be listed as NH's most scenic trail in this clickbait.
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    Thanks for keeping us informed!

    Thanks for keeping us informed!
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    Great subject, hikerbrian. I am still enthused...

    Great subject, hikerbrian.

    I am still enthused about hiking in the Whites, but it's not a long drive for me. I think I have a different hiking style than most and this is what allows me to ignore...
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