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  1. Not even close for a number of reasons. When you...

    Not even close for a number of reasons. When you talk drought out west, your talking no rain for months, which means little or no green vegetation like in the east. We are in dry conditions, but we...
  2. I spent a summer in Yosemite and explored some...

    I spent a summer in Yosemite and explored some burn areas that were in recovery. Absolutely fascinating to see the new growth emerge. In regards to the Sequoia grove, the seeds of the cones need fire...
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    Another interesting feature of Mt. Willard that...

    Another interesting feature of Mt. Willard that many are unaware of, is the Devils Den. The Devils Den is a cave on the east facing cliff. It has some cool history and was reputed to contain bone...
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    For those that find the details interesting. Rich...

    For those that find the details interesting. Rich Gamble is carrying 25 lbs. of food and 22 lbs. of gear for is unsupported attempt at sub 8 days.
    He stated he " likes to eat and have extra gear".
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    That's not how its done. The whole point is that...

    That's not how its done. The whole point is that it is continuous. At least that is my understanding.
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    Rich Gamble just started his 4th. He's looking to...

    Rich Gamble just started his 4th. He's looking to go sub 8 days, unsupported.
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    Not a very nice thing to say about your wife....

    Not a very nice thing to say about your wife. :eek:;)
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    It is perplexing to say the least. You hear one...

    It is perplexing to say the least. You hear one report saying we are doing better and things are looking up. You change the channel and hear dire predictions of doom for the foreseeable future. I...
  9. He is not the first victim of the Arch.

    He is not the first victim of the Arch.
  10. Thread: parking

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    All parking lots are open and its first come,...

    All parking lots are open and its first come, first serve. No reservations needed. I've been hiking there a lot lately, it gets busy.
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    I'll give you the benefit of the doubt that you...

    I'll give you the benefit of the doubt that you never worked directly with the public or in a restaurant. Otherwise you just being annoying.
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    Gloves hold germs quite well once used. While it...

    Gloves hold germs quite well once used. While it was inconvenient for the server, her gloves if worn for multiple customers were defiantly compromised. "Overdone" that definition can vary from person...
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    I know huh. This dude is not rescuing any ducks...

    I know huh. This dude is not rescuing any ducks from a sewer anytime soon.;)
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    He had his friends go up and get him, I believe....

    He had his friends go up and get him, I believe. I think his end would be a contentious discussion. Personally, I understood what he did and frankly feel like, it was his life to do with what he...
  15. That makes sense, EMS told them that, not F&G....

    That makes sense, EMS told them that, not F&G. Good catch.
  16. I did a double take when I read that. That cannot...

    I did a double take when I read that. That cannot be considered a standard practice, I hope. Get them down an then worry about charging them.
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    Believe it or not, it might be quicker. The trail...

    Believe it or not, it might be quicker. The trail up is not to quick especially at night. Routes like Standard rated 5.5, a skilled climber can basically walk right up it in no time. Me and my...
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    These rescues are really getting lame. I mean its...

    These rescues are really getting lame. I mean its Whitehorse ledge not the Eiger. Plan ahead and have the skillset to self rescue. You can rappel down Whitehorse even if you cant climb up. Its...
  19. Thread: Re-Openings

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    I work for the state of NH. We sent all our part...

    I work for the state of NH. We sent all our part times on unemployment. We could start using a few now, but you cant get them to even answer the phone. Until that 600 a week is cut-off, they are...
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    I never pick up other peoples trash, its...

    I never pick up other peoples trash, its disgusting and frankly with a pandemic going on, I'm not starting now. I just go elsewhere now, the ridge is dead to me.:eek:
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    I used to average 5 or 6 ascents a year of that...

    I used to average 5 or 6 ascents a year of that ridge. I think its been 3 or 4 years since I have done it. Its overrun by the masses now and frankly, there are better places to hike without running...
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    I was never a fan of this style of camping for...

    I was never a fan of this style of camping for this very reason. This is not Covid related imo. This has happened before and while its not common, it's not unheard of. I would rather stay in a...
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    I'm trying to be nicer during this pandemic,...

    I'm trying to be nicer during this pandemic, because its tough on everyone. So, I'm glad they are ok.:rolleyes:
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    I own my first Subaru, the Impreza model. I...

    I own my first Subaru, the Impreza model. I learned the hard way what not to do. I first went to Kittery Trading Post to check out the kayak racks, I figured they were very knowledgeable and I knew...
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    How can a hiker even ask this question, lol. I...

    How can a hiker even ask this question, lol. I was off for 7 days and hiked most of them in the Whites as I have been doing for sometime now. I will not use public restrooms or porta potties. At...
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