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    I haven't seen any science to discredit.

    I haven't seen any science to discredit.
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    Its not just outdoor goods. The entire supply...

    Its not just outdoor goods. The entire supply chain is slowing down. Intel and AMD are experiencing chip shortages due to their supply chain running out of supplies. Consequently, my employer is...
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    And finished it. I'm pretty sure I met Fred...

    And finished it. I'm pretty sure I met Fred Fredrickson back when I was dating a crazy nurse in the 2007 time frame. Her father worked for Concord Trailways as a driver, too. "Everybody knows Fred"...
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    Still no science. Still waiting on the science,...

    Still no science. Still waiting on the science, you know, the hard data, with a control group, double blind studies, anything at all. Bueller? Bueller?

    No, just "experts" parroting other "experts"...
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    Wasn't it in Sandy Stott's book where he...

    Wasn't it in Sandy Stott's book where he questions why people who spend a lot of time in the outdoors, work SAR or Rangers, never call for rescue proportionate to the time spent outdoors? One...
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    I wish the tower mess on Mt Zircon would get...

    I wish the tower mess on Mt Zircon would get cleaned up. "They" just knocked it over. When my GF and I first started hiking, that was one of our training hikes for an eventual Katahdin summit later...
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    Does anyone have a link to the science? all I...

    Does anyone have a link to the science?
    all I hear is "trust the science". I have yet to see any data that is science. If you think I trust anything government agencies say, I have a bridge in a...
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    purchased, I'm sure its as good as the last one.

    purchased, I'm sure its as good as the last one.
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    One of the engineers I work with, one of the...

    One of the engineers I work with, one of the first to religiously wear a face mask, tested positive for Covid. Masks aren't the prevent all they are touted to be. Its a placebo to placate the masses...
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    It amazes me that no one is looking for him. He's...

    It amazes me that no one is looking for him. He's not reported as a missing person, he's just unkown.
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    I backpacked the AT as a section hike and...

    I backpacked the AT as a section hike and peakbagged along the way. The AT hits a bunch of 4k's through NH. Any of the Wilderness areas you can camp and hike. If you want to set up a basecamp, Wild...
  12. Thread: Rain Gloves

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    Ragged Mountain Equipment makes mitten shells,...

    Ragged Mountain Equipment makes mitten shells, too. I've looked at them a couple times, but never pulled the trigger. Same deal as the MLD mitts, need to be seam-sealed.
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    https://mountainlaureldesigns.com/product/event-ra...

    https://mountainlaureldesigns.com/product/event-rain-mitts/

    Try those. I bought some OR Shukasan mitts, but the sizing was unisex, so the large was too small for my hands. My GF and her tiny hands...
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    There was a broadcast article on this recently. I...

    There was a broadcast article on this recently. I had to laugh. People from NYC were selling their multi-million dollar apartments and condos and buying property in Aroostook county for "cheap". They...
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    No different than before. If I wasn't afraid of...

    No different than before. If I wasn't afraid of catching the flu from picking up trash, I'm not afraid of Covid. The fear and hype are way overblown.
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    That would be a solid NOPE! for me.

    That would be a solid NOPE! for me.
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    I hate it in the Summer, not so bad in the...

    I hate it in the Summer, not so bad in the Winter, or the off season
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    Wet sleeping bags? Did they not have tents? Or...

    Wet sleeping bags? Did they not have tents? Or were they using tarps and no bivy sacks? Jeez. Black Angel trail is one I enjoyed hiking while were were on it. Right where the trail takes a sharp...
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    You are correct. I fixed it :D

    You are correct. I fixed it :D
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    drove around the mountain yesterday after we...

    drove around the mountain yesterday after we drove down the Kanc and turned off into Bear Notch Road. Some of the higher peaks visible in Bear notch had snow covering them. We went looking for snow....
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    I'm seeing large amounts of other people in areas...

    I'm seeing large amounts of other people in areas I never seen anyone. I mean, I'm happy other people are getting out enjoying life and all, but jeez. NIMBY

    I keep hoping the snow and cold keep...
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    That looks like it is the cumulative affect of...

    That looks like it is the cumulative affect of people disrespecting property rights for several years. Sad, but probably necessary to block access to the public, because, in general, people suck.
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    I'm guessing he was a thru-hiker who decided to...

    I'm guessing he was a thru-hiker who decided to climb regardless of the consequences. Too much above treeline exposure for someone not dressed for the conditions.
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    I've found the Black Diamond gloves to be unisex...

    I've found the Black Diamond gloves to be unisex sizing, so they tend to run small. So annoying. I've purchased 3 pairs of Rab liner gloves. I really like them. Rab Powerstretch, but not the ones...
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    I guess I'm fortunate to need to wear glasses to...

    I guess I'm fortunate to need to wear glasses to see. Usually when I'm hiking I'm wearing sport glasses that wrap around my face and eyes quite a bit.
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