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    Big Jackson, Weld region

    Hi all

    Looking to hike alone this weekend. Not real comfortable doing something I've never done before...that isn't well marked when I'm alone.

    I've been to Tumbledown recently and the trail...
  2. LOST!!! LL Bean hiking boots-Hadlock Brook Trail Acadia, ME

    Lost Saturday, June 1, 2013.

    LL Bean Hiking boots, brown, female size around 8ish...have dr. scholl's inserts...

    Lost at the Hadlock Brook Trail head, Acadia National Park, ME
  3. Thread: Moriah?

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    Moriah?

    Anyone been there recently?

    Also...what about today's snow?

    Thanks.
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    Dudley Trail (BSP) comparison?

    Hi there

    Taking a friend up to Baxter this weekend (weather permitting!). We would like to go up Dudley, across the knife's edge, to Hamlin and down the Hamlin ridge trail. We have done knife's...
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    Isreal Ridge descent?

    Hi all...

    Looking to finally do Jefferson via the Castle trail...hoping to loop it using Isreal Ridge trail as the out (starting at the gulfside trail once we are off Jefferson)...

    What do you...
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    dog?!

    WHAT...no...that would burst my "OMG look what WE'RE following" bubble. :D

    The only reason I do notthink that it is a domestic of any kind is that we saw no one on the trail except as we were...
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    Interesting information! we were not...

    Interesting information!

    we were not thinking coyote due to the size...but, if they were partly dried...true, they would be smaller. The toes didn't to me or hubby point correctly for a...
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    what animal could this be?

    on a log bridge on the AT on the way up to the summit of saddleback (Maine)...near a small pond (the one between Ethan and Eddy)...boggy area with a lot of firs. We are thinking...mountain...
  9. Trail conditions for Bigelows and Saddleback?

    Just wondering...how are the trails for these peaks?

    Saddleback: The AT all the way over to the horn

    Biggelows: Firewardens to Avery, West, Horns (both), Horn pond trail down: PARTICULARILY the...
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    Winter boots...columbia...don't remember the...

    Winter boots...columbia...don't remember the exact type now...
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    What is recommended for adding padding to the...

    What is recommended for adding padding to the tongue area? How would you add it to prevent it from moving throughout the day?
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    Can you explain the lacking "lock"? Is this...

    Can you explain the lacking "lock"? Is this where you "knot" the laces at the ankle...then continue lacking up the ankle to then do a final "tie" at the top? I've heard of this...especially to keep...
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    It had been quite some time since we've...

    It had been quite some time since we've hiked...about 3 months. The problem usually starts about 1 1/2 miles on the way DOWN...and can be pretty bad by the end of the hike.

    This was not a...
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    The toenail thing isn't a big deal for me...don't...

    The toenail thing isn't a big deal for me...don't wear sandles much so it's ok :o

    It HURTS going down that mountain and can really be a total drag especially when the "out" is lllloonnngg.

    So...
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    Toe bang!

    Hi all

    Took my first hike in QUITE A WHILE (3 months I think)...one problem that I had pretty bad is what I call "toe bang"...as you go down...your toes hit the front of the boot and, after doing...
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    Thanks all

    Really appreciating all the advice...it is happily taken with no issue of hard feelings or "overstepping". Hikers have a reputation of being concerned and caring of eathother and I take all this...
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    I've done the Ammo in Winter and thought it...

    I've done the Ammo in Winter and thought it rougher than the Jewel? Can you DESCEND the ammo safely in the winter? This loop is one of my favorites and I would LOVE to do it...
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    Nope, not committeed...not at all. SAFETY...

    Nope, not committeed...not at all. SAFETY FIRST!!! We would have NO problem turning around if necessary (he's too tired/dehydrated/cold...it's too windy, etc).

    He is very interested in...
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    We were gonna go up and back via the Jewell...

    We were gonna go up and back via the Jewell trail...from 302...that way, he can get a fairly easy trek to above treeline...and then so GEORGEOUS views from there. I've done it in the winter before...
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    Washington?

    HI all...been out of hiking for a while and really looking forward to getting back at it.

    We are FINALLY gonna be able to do some hiking this weekend...and will be bringing a friend who "loves" to...
  21. All I can say is "Wow"...and people wonder WHY...

    All I can say is "Wow"...and people wonder WHY would you want to go up just to have to go back down.

    Some people just don't/won't get it...
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    Caps Ridge

    Hi all

    Been wanting to do Caps Ridge for some time...and now that Jefferson Notch road is opened again...would like to shoot for Sunday

    Any ideas how that trail faired after Irene?

    Thanks.
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    Ok...sounds like a GREAT HIKE!!! And I'll watch...

    Ok...sounds like a GREAT HIKE!!! And I'll watch for that sign when heading off the summit...we're doing that awesome sounding loop that SHOULD get us back to the piper trailhead.

    Now...how to...
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    GREAT INFO!!! Thanks! Actually, that loop was...

    GREAT INFO!!! Thanks!

    Actually, that loop was what we were looking at doing...now, we know it's a good one!

    And, as for time...he he...we are early birds. We usually get UP by 2 am to get to...
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    Chocorua loop?

    Hi there...

    Hoping to do Chocorua on Saturday...should be a georgeous day...

    Thinking Up Piper trail and down...um...the other side (can't remember the trail names but I think one is...
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