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    I have an LL Bean Anorak bought at the original...

    I have an LL Bean Anorak bought at the original and only factory outlet around 1988. Soon after I got it I added pit zips and did quite few of my original 4 K list with it. I still use it for hikes...
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    Clueless? or Arrogant? I have seen both. There...

    Clueless? or Arrogant? I have seen both. There has to be at least some arrogance as anyone attempting a trail run would normally look at a forecast. Even if they didnt log onto the obs, every local...
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    Wow, given the weather I saw around the summits...

    Wow, given the weather I saw around the summits up in Gorham yesterday all day, I am amazed that the National Guard could do the rescue.

    I hope the rescued folks bought their Hike Safe Card,...
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    90 MPH with gusts to 105 as Saturday evening (-65...

    90 MPH with gusts to 105 as Saturday evening (-65 wind chill). Around 4 degrees at my house in Gorham. Hope no one is out there.
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    Same with me, I picked up my goretex pro jacket...

    Same with me, I picked up my goretex pro jacket and pants for less than 1/2 price from Beans as end of the year closeouts. I think both were bought before the change in their guarantee

    I do run...
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    #1...

    #1 https://www.wmtw.com/article/skier-rescued-from-avalanche-on-mt-washington/35296847
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    Yes Greenville has the former Canadian National...

    Yes Greenville has the former Canadian National running through it, its now owned by CMQR https://www.cmqrailway.com/about/history/. Its part of the convoluted rail network that connects the Atlantic...
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    Thanks for reminding me. I just went on line an...

    Thanks for reminding me. I just went on line an renewed.
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    Potential Busy Weekend for F&G

    Lots of the factors are in place for a busy F&G weekend

    Blue skies both days and the tail end of a holiday week for some. It going to suck lots of folks from down south up north.

    Unusually...
  10. Since WW2 up until about 10 years ago South...

    Since WW2 up until about 10 years ago South Portland was major oil terminal for smaller tankers. All the crude was pumped to refineries in Montreal. The concept was that Montreal was not vulnerable...
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    Sunday River made a go at ski trains from...

    Sunday River made a go at ski trains from Portland and Lewiston when Les Otten owned it. The town put in a train station and a major development around it. It went from Portand to Bethel via the...
  12. I prefer the locally made Ragged Mountain mask as...

    I prefer the locally made Ragged Mountain mask as they do not have ear loops. I find the masks fit better with straps that go over the back of my head. I noticed they have winter version made of...
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    One of Les Otten's claims about the Balsams is...

    One of Les Otten's claims about the Balsams is that its on a different more reliable storm track than even the Whites and Central NH. His claim is its going to get more snow and hold it longer. I...
  14. This adds some confusion. starting to look like a...

    This adds some confusion. starting to look like a certain pipeline out west. If passed my guess is the developers would sue the State of Maine for costs incurred to date unless there is proceed at...
  15. Liquid stove flares dont have to happen, its just...

    Liquid stove flares dont have to happen, its just lack of experience. Far down on list is lack of maintenance. Prime it right and there is no flare up. Prime it wrong and try to makeup for it by...
  16. In my opinion I have been very successful the...

    In my opinion I have been very successful the last three hikes maintaining a minimum 6 foot distance. If I hear people coming I usually step aside the requisite distance and tell them to come on by....
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    One of the claims of the Balsams project was they...

    One of the claims of the Balsams project was they had a nearby airport (actually 45 minutes away in Milan) with facilities for handling jets. The airport in Milan has a longer runway and facilities...
  18. A rescue and near rescue on Mt Washington

    Mixed bag, climbers with gear in one party, and a trail runner with inadequate gear for the second. The downside to the fast and light approach. Party one probably would have made it, but party 2 was...
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    Those photos of the martens on the pack is what I...

    Those photos of the martens on the pack is what I remember, I just had the wrong name. Pinkham used to have a resident marten and reportedly they are the scourge of backcountry sites in the ADKS.
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  20. What you need is homebrew hack to heat your...

    What you need is homebrew hack to heat your cannister. Its referred to as Moulder Strip (named after the guy who publicized his version). Its not commercially available due to its simplicity and...
  21. The snow is finally starting to pile up north of the notches

    Definitely not a record snow season but the snow is starting to pile up in Gorham. All the little clipper systems are adding up to the point where snowshoes should factor in on hikes north of the...
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    The Whites has the buzz these days, Dixville,...

    The Whites has the buzz these days, Dixville, Carrabasset, Rangeley and Greenville do not. I do not see that changing anytime soon.
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    Pine Marten Mt Field

    https://949whom.com/what-is-this-creature-that-was-photographed-in-nhs-crawford-notch/

    I much prefer Tim's photos of them raiding day packs at the Mt Tom spur on AZ trail from a few years back but...
  24. Good catch. That is definitely a change. My guess...

    Good catch. That is definitely a change. My guess is with limited attendance limits, they would rather sell ski passes than uphill permits. Previously the rules were no access to the mountain outside...
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    Moosehead Ski Area Proposal

    https://bangordailynews.com/2021/01/20/news/piscataquis/knox-county-developer-proposes-75m-ski-resort-by-moosehead-lake/

    Hope springs eternal on ski areas. With Weyerhaeuser, the successor to Plum...
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