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    Very unfortunate incident. I feel for the man's...

    Very unfortunate incident. I feel for the man's wife and their loved ones.

    Too bad ABC has chosen to sensationalize the situation, "A killer grizzly is roaming Yellowstone National Park's...
  2. Thread: Scotland

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    Hi werdigo49, I just ran across this thread a...

    Hi werdigo49,
    I just ran across this thread a minute ago. If you are still looking for info about hiking in Scotland or the UK in general, you might post your questions on the forum at...
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    Gransfors, eh? I think that's the one gift of...

    Gransfors, eh? I think that's the one gift of which I'm the most jealous. Very nice!

    From my wife to me: Luminox Original Navy Seal series 3000 NATO Gray watch (model A.3001.NATO.GRY) Last...
  4. Thread: Hit the gas?

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    I've seen only one collision with a deer...

    I've seen only one collision with a deer firsthand. I was following a friend in my car on a back-country road at night near Parish, NY when there was just a quick movement from the right side of the...
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    Limekiln Lake Hiking/Fishing mid-October

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm looking for any first-hand info on Limekiln Lake (just south of Inlet, NY) especially regarding the condition of the trails, perhaps if anyone has a favorite trail to hike in via;...
  6. I'm with Timmus on this...ID cards are coming,...

    I'm with Timmus on this...ID cards are coming, chips are already being put in our pets...look up for yourself about ID cards in India.

    Cell phones, GPS, SPOTs, and PLBs have a place, but required...
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    Loons far out on the lake in the early morning...

    Loons far out on the lake in the early morning and at dusk.

    The squeak of snow under snowshoes on an absolutely frigid day.

    Red-wing blackbird hanging off a cattail.

    The huff and stamp of a...
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    Hands-down: balsam. Reminds me of my...

    Hands-down: balsam. Reminds me of my Grandfather.

    Wet dog smells pretty good to me too. :)

    I love the days you can smell absolutely nothing but the clean air not long after a freshly fallen...
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    I loooooove heights. I think I'd be okay for...

    I loooooove heights. I think I'd be okay for most of the actual climbing portion, it's when he has to move over joints, clip in, clip out, and maneuver a little awkwardly that the exposure would...
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    I've been using some Wigwam wool-blend socks for...

    I've been using some Wigwam wool-blend socks for some years now, and just in the past few years started wearing Injinji socks as liners under them. I, too, got a $25 EMS gift card for my B-day in...
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    To everyone (especially the men) who said, in...

    To everyone (especially the men) who said, in certain words, that they'd feel like they would look like a pansy in Crocs, bear in mind that there are several different styles. I once felt as you do,...
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    That's good info to know in case I decide to do...

    That's good info to know in case I decide to do an overnight in that area, thanks for passing it along. I think just about all of the guys I hike with also own some version of BV canister also, I'll...
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    Tom is correct, and if I remember correctly, the...

    Tom is correct, and if I remember correctly, the instructions that came with my older BV model said not to wedge it or put it under anything.

    Yellow-Yellow is one smart little bear. It appears...
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    I think your experience sounds more like the...

    I think your experience sounds more like the stories I've heard from people I know personally, Rhihn. I talked to a couple of acquaintances about the procedure before and after I had it done, and...
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    I know of a few success stories when it comes to...

    I know of a few success stories when it comes to cortisone shots for back pain.

    I am not one of them. I lived with two degenerating discs and one with a central annular tear and a bulge for...
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    Hey Doug, Judging from a quick search and...

    Hey Doug,

    Judging from a quick search and inquire mission online, it looks like the Speer hammocks are a little more generous in the fabric than the Grand Trunk (Travel Hammock) Skeeter Beeter...
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    When I worked for a distributor trying to get...

    When I worked for a distributor trying to get their tentacles into the outdoor market, they picked up the Grand Trunk line for a short time and I got myself one of the Skeeter Beeter Hammocks super...
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    Ha! Thanks for clearing that up! I can picture...

    Ha! Thanks for clearing that up! I can picture some stoner sitting in class when the professor broaches this subject and brings up the Sonic hedgehog homolog gene.

    "Woah! Duuuude! Like Sonic...
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    That was one of my first thoughts as well. I've...

    That was one of my first thoughts as well. I've tried some wild edibles in the wild (I just re-read that, wild in the wild, how odd...) but have only done so with a sufficient knowledge base and...
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    After about 15 minutes of research online, it...

    After about 15 minutes of research online, it appears that young shoots of skunk cabbage resemble false hellbore very closely.

    While the false hellbore is extremely poisonous, the skunk cabbage is...
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    More likely have to worry about sand fleas. ...

    More likely have to worry about sand fleas.

    Anyone got a 100 highest list started yet? No continents, so it's hard to subdivide...
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    Sitting at my desk, 3rd floor of an office...

    Sitting at my desk, 3rd floor of an office building in downtown Syracuse, NY everyone on my floor felt it right about 1:42 p.m. or so. My chair started moving enough that I thought someone was...
  23. Poll: All good ideas, Jay. I do need to accessorize...

    All good ideas, Jay. I do need to accessorize with the reflective tape, once my cargo rack is complete that I've been building off and on, I may purchase a kit from These Dudes to spice up the bike...
  24. Poll: In March I started a new job which cut my commute...

    In March I started a new job which cut my commute from 40 miles down to less than 3 1/2. One of the first things I did was to go out and purchase a new bike for myself. (I was looking for a used...
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    The "Columbian" Via instant is ok, but the...

    The "Columbian" Via instant is ok, but the "Italian" Via instant tastes like it was roasted in a nuclear (nook-ya-ler) facility. I bought a box of each before my last hike in March and just finished...
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