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    I have the Ocoopa brand

    I have the Ocoopa brand
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    The teens were "halluciating", according to the...

    The teens were "halluciating", according to the above article. Maybe the writer was too! :D
  3. There have been numerous Catskill fire tower...

    There have been numerous Catskill fire tower patches. Some were earned, some could be purchased w/o lifting a finger. The latest one now includes the Fire Tower at the Catskill Visitor Center, an...
  4. Apparently this just happened. "Person...

    Apparently this just happened.

    "Person walking dog stumbles across skeletal remains in woods, Connecticut officials say"
    ...
  5. You laugh, but there are at least 2 patches that...

    You laugh, but there are at least 2 patches that are given out for earning other patches:

    3-6-9 Challenge in the ADKs (comprised of 3 other patches)

    The NorthEast 111/115 (ADK 46 / New England...
  6. Peak Bragging 2021 - Let's hear what you did!

    Yes, it's that time again. What did you do this year that you want to brag about? It can be anything, as long as it was significant to YOU.

    As I already posted a while back, I reached my 2,000th...
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    Does that make Sage the youngest Grid finisher?

    Does that make Sage the youngest Grid finisher?
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    It's not my thread. And apparently, I was under...

    It's not my thread. And apparently, I was under the mistaken belief that only a moderator could edit a thread title. (must be ancient history).

    Anyway, I give up.
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    The ADK snowshoe rule does not take...

    The ADK snowshoe rule does not take Microspikes/etc. into account at all, and is widely maligned. If the trail is a hard packed sidewalk at 0F, it is almost impossible to 'damage' the trail, whatever...
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but is it REALLY closed?...

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but is it REALLY closed? I thought previous posters said it was open, (albeit under certain conditions)?
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    I found it odd and amusing that just a few years...

    I found it odd and amusing that just a few years ago people on this board were saying things like (can not quote exactly, but...)

    Dude, you don't need snowshoes in the Whites, just get good...
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    Can you change the Title of this thread?

    Can you change the Title of this thread?
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    FWIW, I HOPE to have the latest Catskill Trails...

    FWIW, I HOPE to have the latest Catskill Trails guide (From ADK) out next year. It goes along with the Nat Geo Map of the Catskills, which I like because it is 1 piece of paper, water proof, and tear...
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    Doesn't work for me... :-(

    Doesn't work for me... :-(
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    I use them in Mittens. Gloves don't really work...

    I use them in Mittens. Gloves don't really work well with something like that.
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    I use one of these...

    I use one of these https://www.amazon.com/s?k=usb+hand+warmer The more mAh, the longer, (and/or hotter), they can last.

    You can also get units that charge other devices (heavier and more $$$)...
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    Yeah, but we laugh at that! :D At best we put it...

    Yeah, but we laugh at that! :D At best we put it in air quotes.
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    I bring (and sometimes use) both the Electric...

    I bring (and sometimes use) both the Electric form and Chemical forms. 99% of the time, they work. Once in a while there will be a tear in the packaging. If they are stiff or crunchy, discard. You...
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    Wow, someone needs to check their writing before...

    Wow, someone needs to check their writing before posting. And 'summit of mountain passes' ?

    Aside from that, I've seen cars almost totally buried in snow, usually in 'funny' videos.

    There is...
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    A word to the wise, don't butt slide in crampons!...

    A word to the wise, don't butt slide in crampons! I have 2nd hand knowledge of this, not first hand, thankfully!
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    What happened to the Mountain Lions here?...

    What happened to the Mountain Lions here? :rolleyes:
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    There are historical reasons, in some cases.

    Getting them up there is another logistical issue.

    Cost.
  23. We have the same 'traction' problem here in the...

    We have the same 'traction' problem here in the Catskills (I suspect everyone does). While not wearing spikes helps preserve the wood, it is much less safe. So, I usually say, remove them if you...
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    And the guy did not bother to check his...

    And the guy did not bother to check his voicemail?!
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    If you read the book 'Not without Peril', there...

    If you read the book 'Not without Peril', there are many stories about people passing away in the Whites, some of whom have never been found.
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