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  1. The ADK publishes a guidebook (Adirondack Trails,...

    The ADK publishes a guidebook (Adirondack Trails, High Peaks Region) with a map. The numbers on the map correspond to a description in that Guidebook. You really need that guidebook, it is the ADK...
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    When I was a counselor at a camp in NH I used to...

    When I was a counselor at a camp in NH I used to carry a 3 burner Coleman stove (someone else carried a gallon of fuel) and a canvas tent that must have weighed about 15 lbs. Total pack weight was...
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    Yeah, possibly. They really are too big for...

    Yeah, possibly. They really are too big for signposts. It just seemed strange because the trail is just like a highway in that area and there was absolutely no standing water or signs of runoff...
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    Logs on Crawford Path

    Anybody know why there is a stack of logs on the Crawford Path near the top of Mt Franklin? There was also a bag of rocks next to it. New signposts?

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    Yes, of course it is ultra. But...what I said is...

    Yes, of course it is ultra. But...what I said is that it is not THAT ultra. Meaning there is ultra and there is ULTRA. Hey, anything over about 5 miles of running is ultra for me:cool:
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    100 Km is not that ultra by US standards. The...

    100 Km is not that ultra by US standards. The Leadville 100 (aka "the race across the sky") is 100 miles of trail running in the CO Rockies with elevations ranging from something like 9K to 12K...
  7. Interesting. Apparently it varies by ranger...

    Interesting. Apparently it varies by ranger district.
  8. They may not be, but the Saco District certainly...

    They may not be, but the Saco District certainly is. There were numerous notices on windshields at the Champney Falls parking lot yesterday. I think they were just warnings with an address to send...
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    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife...

    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife edge on Capitol Peak in CO. About 1/2 the altitude, but significant exposure.
  10. The last few times I stopped by the Saco office...

    The last few times I stopped by the Saco office they have been open, but the restrooms closed.

    Thanks for the info on the free veterans park pass. I wasn't aware of that. Good to know in case I...
  11. Everyone likes wind turbines, except for those...

    Everyone likes wind turbines, except for those that have to live or work near them.

    https://www.mdislander.com/maine-news/waterfront/fishermen-oppose-offshore-wind-as-alternative-energy-option
  12. And yet the website says they are open. ...

    And yet the website says they are open. :confused: The price on that senior pass sure jumped dramatically a few years after I got mine.
  13. For ocean-going kayaks, there is this: ...

    For ocean-going kayaks, there is this:

    https://mita.org/trail/
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    Seen in the Elk Lake parking area for the Dix...

    Seen in the Elk Lake parking area for the Dix Range back in 2001

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    And my understanding is that it is NOT one of the moderators

    Not an official plate, but still very cool
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    I would expect it to be similar to the reply a ME...

    I would expect it to be similar to the reply a ME resident would get writing to complain about employees in a CT state park :rolleyes:
  16. Maine is about 89% forested (highest of any...

    Maine is about 89% forested (highest of any state) but about 90% of that is in private hands. When you subtract the WMNF, Baxter and Acadia, there is really not much public land in Maine percentage...
  17. Does anybody know when control of 13 Falls passed...

    Does anybody know when control of 13 Falls passed from the WMNF to the AMC? Was it done when the shelter was removed?
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    There are plenty of year-round residents on...

    There are plenty of year-round residents on Forest Lake. It is a true gem. I can't believe someone would propose something like this, but I really shouldn't be surprised. The proposed landfill is...
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    I don't know what the latest trail conditions...

    I don't know what the latest trail conditions are, but the Mt Shaw Trail does not get closed for mud season if that's what you mean. It has a very small lot.
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    That's funny! Very good Tim.

    That's funny! Very good Tim.
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    Thanks for the info. I guess everything is a...

    Thanks for the info. I guess everything is a compromise...
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    Great video Rhody! You had some unbelievable...

    Great video Rhody! You had some unbelievable weather. You made a good decision on The Cornice Trail...it's tedious. What brand of snowshoes do you use? I ask because they fold very flat on your...
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    A quick google search says that Walmart accepts...

    A quick google search says that Walmart accepts them as well as many supermarkets. I have no first hand experience here, but it's easy to find out if the ones near you do.
  24. Viewing from the Grand Teton... ...

    Viewing from the Grand Teton...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKFryKqXWFo
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    According to the manufacturer they are...

    According to the manufacturer they are recyclable.

    https://ziploc.com/en/sustainability-and-safety
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