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  1. Thread: Hiking by App

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    Not doing your research beforehand, unprepared,...

    Not doing your research beforehand, unprepared, no business, make them pay for rescue, wah wah wah.

    Doing too much research, should be able to deal with conditions you find on the trail/unknown,...
  2. Love the Wayback Machine - but it wasn't showing...

    Love the Wayback Machine - but it wasn't showing copies of the sub-pages.
  3. Thank you! Having waded through dozens of blogs,...

    Thank you! Having waded through dozens of blogs, etc., I had given up hope.
  4. Successor to Mohammed Ellozy's excellent 4K footer site?

    http://home.earthlink.net/~ellozy seems to have gone off to interweb heaven - is there anything out there now that provides a similar breakdown of common routes and their mileage/book time/elevation...
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    I have no experience with Tahoe or Yosemite, but...

    I have no experience with Tahoe or Yosemite, but mile for mile, I found the trails in Glacier MUCH easier than those in the Whites. The grades are more moderate (they do these whacky "switchback"...
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    My response as well. Also love the idea that the...

    My response as well. Also love the idea that the software/code they developed might help future searches. Pretty cool stuff.
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    I highly recommend...

    I highly recommend http://www.glacier.nationalparkschat.com for Glacier-related hikes and other info.

    Assuming Going to the Sun is open to Logan pass, the Highline Trail along the Garden Wall is...
  8. Works for me, too, but you can also find the...

    Works for me, too, but you can also find the story here:

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/05/us/colorado-runner-chokes-mountain-lion/index.html
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    This. I don't think I've ever had the lamination...

    This. I don't think I've ever had the lamination on a bag or other piece of gear last anywhere near 20+ years, regardless of use or storage.
  10. Thread: Parking lots

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    d'oh! (thanks)

    d'oh! (thanks)
  11. Thread: Parking lots

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    Any word on the Lower Falls parking area near...

    Any word on the Lower Falls parking area near Zealand?
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    I've worn pro-compression Marathon Elite while...

    I've worn pro-compression Marathon Elite while hiking (https://procompression.com/collections/marathon-elite) - a little cheaper than the X Bionics, although they're thinner than most of the woolies...
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    Seriously, I was on the edge of my seat watching...

    Seriously, I was on the edge of my seat watching the movie, and I knew how it ended! I can't imagine having watched/filed it live.
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    The feds already give money to NH to cover costs...

    The feds already give money to NH to cover costs associated with the WMNF - Per Craig's post from eons ago :



    Over $2,000,000 in FY2018 (you can see the total, and a breakdown by town and...
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    I've met some 80 year-olds that I'd feel safer...

    I've met some 80 year-olds that I'd feel safer hitting the trails with than some youngsters.

    Sounds like the started out with a reasonable plan, but then kept throwing good money after bad when...
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    Donations to the AMC are tax-deductible, but (as...

    Donations to the AMC are tax-deductible, but (as with all 501c3's) only the amount over and above the value of any goods or services you receive. So I can't legally use the cost of a Hut stay to get...
  17. Perhaps F&G or whoever has decided that the...

    Perhaps F&G or whoever has decided that the threat of monetary fines won't really sway anyone (who cares about fines if I know I'm too smart to wind up in trouble, I mean it's just a dayhike.....)...
  18. This. The first time my dog and I encountered a...

    This. The first time my dog and I encountered a coyote in the Middlesex Fells, I had no idea that so many of them lived in the area, had no expectation or running into one in what I felt to be a...
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    The football program generates gazillions in...

    The football program generates gazillions in alumni donations and other revenues. They will happily continue to throw student athletes into the meat grinder to preserve that, long-term damage be...
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    From a friend: I have another former...

    From a friend:



    I have another former hiking pal who's lived in Livingston and now Gardiner, MT. - and she's found lots of great outdoor options outside the national parks, too. You can see...
  21. Assuming it continues to work the way it does...

    Assuming it continues to work the way it does now, your group pays $70. The individual fees are aimed at people who bike or walk in. Possibly folks arriving via tour bus - not sure about the last...
  22. Oh, thanks for the warning. I'm doing Moosilauke...

    Oh, thanks for the warning. I'm doing Moosilauke with friends on Saturday. Anyone have advice for avoiding traffic, etc.?
  23. I don't, but the forum I linked to does - they're...

    I don't, but the forum I linked to does - they're finally getting some rain on the West side, which is putting a damper on the Sprague fire, and snow elsewhere which has helped with some of the other...
  24. Ah, this brings back memories! Had a magical...

    Ah, this brings back memories! Had a magical trip to Glacier about 5 years ago. Got to do a two-night stay at the Sperry Chalet, and almost started crying when I read about it burning. Thanks for...
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    The seem to have identified the body: ...

    The seem to have identified the body:

    http://www.centralmaine.com/2017/08/21/body-found-in-wyman-township-in-franklin-county/
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