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    Be a while. Here's the actual data: ...

    Be a while. Here's the actual data:

    https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_station.shtml?id=8443970

    Takes 100 years to rise less than a foot...
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    Thanks, Nessmuk. Yes, I have read that book and...

    Thanks, Nessmuk. Yes, I have read that book and taken the DEC basic SAR course, years ago.

    I was too broad when I said "no one has done a good job." Authors, Rangers, and various experts in...
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    Thanks. In discussions about this, many people...

    Thanks. In discussions about this, many people take "all or nothing" positions about the cost of rescue: "Absolutely everything has to be free even in cases of complete negligence!" or "Charge them...
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    Thanks! I'm glad the computers remember!

    Thanks! I'm glad the computers remember!
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    I'm glad this topic is back. I can't remember...

    I'm glad this topic is back. I can't remember everything I wrote last time.

    I thought the rules made sense, and I hope they are implemented.

    The one question I had was what will constitute...
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    I think this actually is a promising step...

    I think this actually is a promising step forward, if it actually gets implemented. I hope it does!

    Of course the new policy is a healthy mixture of "mountain safety" and "making money for...
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    Love these puppies. My own is a sweetheart. Met...

    Love these puppies. My own is a sweetheart. Met several nice dogs on my hike today in the Adirondacks.

    Gotta be honest. I sob out loud when I read about the Rainbow Bridge. If anyone you know...
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    Very old post, but still 100% true: ...

    Very old post, but still 100% true:

    https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?42330-New-Hampshire-Fish-and-Game-Search-and-Rescue-Funding-Hearing&p=361799&viewfull=1#post361799

    Time to do...
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    Well Street and Nye are on the "46" list, so...

    Well Street and Nye are on the "46" list, so there are usually at least some hikers. But these are not often repeated, like say Giant or Cascade or Phelps. For most people these are "one and done."...
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    This thread started out as an interesting...

    This thread started out as an interesting question about a route through the mountains, but it has become a troll thread. I suggest folks just stop responding to this...
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    Herd path is in good shape; heavily traveled. ...

    Herd path is in good shape; heavily traveled. Water is low now at Indian Pass Brook; easy crossing. Follow the path all the way to the crossing with cairns.

    Nye is 3888; only for the traditional...
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    Exactly. Thank you. The most valuable thing...

    Exactly. Thank you.

    The most valuable thing for an INDIVIDUAL is being recognized for what they do, more than for what group they belong to. A walk around Central Park picking up litter is just...
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    I'm not an AMC member, being mostly an...

    I'm not an AMC member, being mostly an Adirondacker.

    But this strikes me as pathetic pandering, desperately trying to catch up with an identity politics train that left the station a long time...
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    Interesting. Sounds like some kind of obsession....

    Interesting. Sounds like some kind of obsession. The community should work out an agreement as to what should and should be up there. My guess is the "more and more plastic bottles" are probably...
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    Interesting set of artifacts! Looks like a well...

    Interesting set of artifacts! Looks like a well built canister. Of course I can understand the link to "Captain" Morgan, but I'm puzzled by the Turkish flag. Also cannot quite tell from the photo...
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    Well if the threadjacking is over, maybe we can...

    Well if the threadjacking is over, maybe we can discuss the actual topic of the OP.

    JoshandBaron, that's a good question. There is a lot of man-made stuff in the woods. The range includes...
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    Well... ...

    Well...

    https://www.dailywire.com/news/48287/national-parks-toss-signs-warning-melting-glaciers-emily-zanotti
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    Yeah funny timing. Now that they have a green...

    Yeah funny timing. Now that they have a green sucker in New York's Cuomo, they get another crowd of taxpayers to sink the green fang into, and suddenly they're OK bailing on NP. To NH NP opponents,...
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    May be great news for Eversource; I saw that...

    May be great news for Eversource; I saw that their stock is up on this announcement.

    But as New York State resident, I'm not sure it's good news for me.

    >This "green show" is just Cuomo trying...
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    All true. In some areas of the country in the...

    All true. In some areas of the country in the rock climbing community, there are people who want to jealously guard their little "secret area." They will intentionally create false paths and...
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    Right. Printed maps also don't need batteries. ...

    Right. Printed maps also don't need batteries.

    Many areas are seeing a swing to putting lots of stuff on screens. But I think over another decade you will see this pendulum swing back a bit.
    ...
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    IIRC, an earlier thread explained that this is an...

    IIRC, an earlier thread explained that this is an artifact from blasting.
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    Note that Florida leads the nation in lightning...

    Note that Florida leads the nation in lightning deaths, by a large margin:

    http://lightningsafety.com/nlsi_lls/fatalities_us.html

    Being a semi tropical state surrounded by water contributes to...
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    Good to hear he's OK. Right away when I...

    Good to hear he's OK.



    Right away when I saw this I thought of media induced irrational fear of giardisis, causing one not to drink water that's available, and go down with dehydration, when...
  25. Resurrecting this from a couple weeks ago. Here...

    Resurrecting this from a couple weeks ago. Here is an example:

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/06/andrew-cuomo-natural-gas-pipeline-permits-blocked/

    Cuomo is making a show of trying to...
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