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    Its a great loop. I did this hike last year and...

    Its a great loop. I did this hike last year and loved it. But to state the obvious, a 3:30 pm start is poor planning.
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    Olav ha-sholom. All things considered, I'd rather...

    Olav ha-sholom. All things considered, I'd rather die on Garfield than in a hospital bed or in my little work cubicle "on the 31st floor with a gold plated door." Damn, he was younger than me. ...
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    Actually I always found your TRs to be very...

    Actually I always found your TRs to be very entertaining. They were never just trail conditions but often humorous self-deprecating short stories. I used to get a lot of info from your web site which...
  4. Thread: Re-Openings

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    You see what you can see?

    You see what you can see?
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    I have noted that for future reference. Sounds...

    I have noted that for future reference. Sounds like a nice approach to Roger's Ledge and pretty easy as well. Thanks.
  6. Its often said that the drive to and from the...

    Its often said that the drive to and from the trailhead is the most dangerous part of the day and you just proved it! "smoking worse than a fog machine at a Pink Floyd concert" is a great line. :eek:
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    Thanks for giving me a reason to put some version...

    Thanks for giving me a reason to put some version of this hike back into consideration. Logistical problems still make the full traverse unlikely since a car spot is mandatory and I'd be on my own...
  8. In the winter, the trail also features "artisanal...

    In the winter, the trail also features "artisanal ice."
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    I've only been up in that area twice. Once to do...

    I've only been up in that area twice. Once to do the standard Cabot, Bulge, Horn loop and a few years later to do the loop over Terrace. If I go back, it will be to return to The Horn from the north...
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    I'm light as a feather my friend. Just like...

    I'm light as a feather my friend. Just like playing around with words. Guess I need to put one of those smiley faces at the end to let you know. :cool:
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    HikeSafe is a mantra. SpeedSafe is an oxymoron.

    HikeSafe is a mantra. SpeedSafe is an oxymoron.
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    Just to be a jerk, I have to say that if even if...

    Just to be a jerk, I have to say that if even if you are deemed "wreckless" you should not be billed since you did not cause a wreck. However, if you are deemed "reckless" that is another matter! :D...
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    This story and the associated discussion has...

    This story and the associated discussion has prompted me to revise the rather informal system I have with a friend who serves as my home-based monitor for lack of a better term. For years, if I'm...
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    Thanks for doing this. I love VFTT.

    Thanks for doing this. I love VFTT.
  15. The Warrumbungle Mountains in New South Wales...

    The Warrumbungle Mountains in New South Wales Australia circa 1975. Although I don't remember the observatory, I do recall camping at the National Park. When we extinguished the campfire, it was what...
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    "I used to be all about the destination (taking...

    "I used to be all about the destination (taking the shortest route and making 'good time'), but have transitioned to caring more and more about the journey (taking less popular routes with more time...
  17. Thread: Old school VFTT

    by Grey J
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    Wow, this is great seeing all these names I...

    Wow, this is great seeing all these names I remember from when I first discovered VFTT all turning up on this thread alive and well and posting photos. Keep them coming. Even though I only know these...
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    To blame Congress is to grossly over-simplify...

    To blame Congress is to grossly over-simplify what has really been happening in the legislative branch over the last decade at least. However, venturing into a coherent counter argument will surely...
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    the White Mountains will always be there for us. ...

    the White Mountains will always be there for us.

    Tell that to the Old Man! He gone.
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    Congratulations. Since we are doing quotes,...

    Congratulations. Since we are doing quotes, here's a variation on the one about planting a tree. "When is the best time to quit smoking? 20 years ago. When is the next best time? Today!"
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    I've got a really bad big toe as well on my left...

    I've got a really bad big toe as well on my left foot. It looks kind of like a bunion but it's actually the result of me dropping a very heavy trailer hitch on it working construction back in 1973. I...
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    Interesting thread hikerbrian. To answer your...

    Interesting thread hikerbrian. To answer your initial question, the internet neither enhances nor diminishes my enjoyment of hiking or the mountains though it certainly makes it easier and faster to...
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    That's a beauty right there Scubahhh! Nice one...

    That's a beauty right there Scubahhh! Nice one mate.
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    Prseby should waive the cost as a Good Samaritan....

    Prseby should waive the cost as a Good Samaritan. This kind of positive publicity is priceless for The Cog. Ideally, it's the type of cooperation one would hope for and expect in an emergency.
    Well...
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    Poll: Your plan makes sense and preserves the core of...

    Your plan makes sense and preserves the core of VFTT with the most well used forums. Thanks for trying to keep this thing going.
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