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    Not at all. I'm suggesting that the movie as...

    Not at all. I'm suggesting that the movie as presented is the "Facebook account" (only the highlights) of the experience, which, in my opinion, detracts from the accomplishment. They are shown...
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    Without a few snippets of hardships, it seemed...

    Without a few snippets of hardships, it seemed way too easy. They climbed Kanchenjunga in a single push.

    Tim
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    We watched it last night and enjoyed it as well. ...

    We watched it last night and enjoyed it as well. I have to say, however, that either he had one fantastic stroke of luck after another or they simply didn't show the delays, hardships, or turn...
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    Thank you for your concern! In May of 2020, I...

    Thank you for your concern! In May of 2020, I moved the site to a lower cost plan with a different host. The traffic these days did not justify dedicated hosting. The cost is substantially less...
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    Park at 7D for $10. Walk to nearly the end of...

    Park at 7D for $10. Walk to nearly the end of the road and turn right over the wooden bridge and proceed to the snowmobile trail, not the old North Twin Trail. Highlighted in pink in this map:
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    You cannot park at the end of the road, nor can...

    You cannot park at the end of the road, nor can you access the former North Twin Trail without crossing onto private property. That means you are likely parking at Seven Dwarves ($10) and walking...
  7. Yes, that graph was this morning, late November,...

    Yes, that graph was this morning, late November, on a cloudy day. Here is the % for all of 2020 (from: https://www.iso-ne.com/about/key-stats/resource-mix/). Any way you slice it, NE cannot survive...
  8. 8% of the current New England grid energy input...

    8% of the current New England grid energy input is from renewables. 18% of the renewables comes from wind and <1% comes from solar. Gas is 53% and nuclear is 33% making 86% from gas + nuclear and...
  9. Even nicer! And you gotta love the "isoexpress"...

    Even nicer! And you gotta love the "isoexpress" name :)

    Tim
  10. This seems like a timely article (NHPR) Where...

    This seems like a timely article (NHPR)

    Where does your power come from? We answered your questions about the N.H. energy system.

    Real time data for New England power generation (Snapshot...
  11. https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42...

    https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=42716 lists 4 (as of February 2020) operating coal plants. It also graphs the decline of coal power over 2005-2019.

    ...will leave the region with...
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    In my experience, Garmin does just short of the...

    In my experience, Garmin does just short of the bare minimum when it comes to software. I have owned a few devices in my lifetime which have worked well, but have never been a "pleasure" to use. I...
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    The Zoleo is very popular with backcountry canoe...

    The Zoleo is very popular with backcountry canoe campers deep in the wilderness... where there isn't cell phone service within miles and miles.

    Tim
  14. Another nice video, Seth, thanks for sharing it!...

    Another nice video, Seth, thanks for sharing it!

    Tim
  15. Get well soon! And thanks for sharing! Tim

    Get well soon! And thanks for sharing!

    Tim
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    Not sure about other mountains but I have seen a...

    Not sure about other mountains but I have seen a small parking lot full of diesel generators operating the snowmaking equipment at Wildcat (and probably the lifts too, although I don't think they...
  17. Let's try and keep this thread open by following...

    Let's try and keep this thread open by following these guidelines:

    Post factual data and/or links to the source (remembering not to post more than a teaser paragraph of content you do not own)
    If...
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    Cannon put their snowgun photos on Facebook...

    Cannon put their snowgun photos on Facebook yesterday. Most ski areas are at least testing the snow making system(s) as soon as it gets below freezing for a while, even if that snow doesn't stick. ...
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    If so, I hope you bought them already :p Tim

    If so, I hope you bought them already :p

    Tim
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    I've never been able to bring myself to spend...

    I've never been able to bring myself to spend $400 on a so-called waterproof-but-breathable hard shell. I will, without a doubt, overwhelm any garment's ability to vent moisture from within and...
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    https://sectionhiker.com/winter-hiking-hard-shell-...

    https://sectionhiker.com/winter-hiking-hard-shell-jacket-guide/?no_cache=1635769824

    This just appeared today, and may or may not be interesting to you.

    Tim
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    Oct-Dec and Apr-Jun are the tickiest months if...

    Oct-Dec and Apr-Jun are the tickiest months if you’re a NH dog.

    Tim
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    WMG 30th Ed p 233... (coming from Bear...

    WMG 30th Ed p 233...



    (coming from Bear Notch).

    https://www.vftt.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=6713&d=1634083253

    Tim
  24. Thread: Boom?

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    https://www.sentinelsource.com/news/local/meteor-e...

    https://www.sentinelsource.com/news/local/meteor-entering-atmosphere-likely-behind-loud-boom-heard-sunday/article_b583fefc-167f-5a17-948e-9ea7299a8cc6.html

    Tim
  25. Thread: Boom?

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    I felt/heard it. I was walking the dog, not far...

    I felt/heard it. I was walking the dog, not far from dug-mowing-the-lawn in fact.

    Tim
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