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  1. Thread: Catskills Map

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    I like the idea of 1 map. I’ll check out both...

    I like the idea of 1 map. I’ll check out both options. Thanks all.
  2. Thread: Catskills Map

    by VinnieG
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    Catskills Map

    Hey,
    What map would you all recommend for the Catskills 35/33?
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    Saw a few people with spikes this weekend. For...

    Saw a few people with spikes this weekend. For myself they would have been less stable with what little ice there was. Still impressed how much mud there is in the dax, it seems never ending. ...
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    I’m also headed to the Dax. Saddleback, basin,...

    I’m also headed to the Dax. Saddleback, basin, haystack and camp at the gorge. I’m going to roll the dice and skip the spikes.
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    I was up there all week. Didn’t see anyone out...

    I was up there all week. Didn’t see anyone out there looking for him. Very strange.
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    HMG daybreak for the past 4 years. Nice size and...

    HMG daybreak for the past 4 years. Nice size and carries well.
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    I finished my winter 48 on an out and back....

    I finished my winter 48 on an out and back. Finished on west bond, hit - hale, Zealand and bond on the hike too. Nice long hike. Got my wife up to Baxter for a backpack to russel pond. Made my...
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    We hit the 40” mark by mt ascutney in vt. Never...

    We hit the 40” mark by mt ascutney in vt. Never seen snow come down like it did today. Guess the snow shoes will be coming out this weekend.
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    I started out hiking in moabs. They are comfy...

    I started out hiking in moabs. They are comfy with no break in for me but they would only ever last 1 season. I have since switched over to all scarpa they seem to run wide in the toes which works...
  10. Thread: Lend a Hand

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    Ended up having to move the hike to Sunday. Was...

    Ended up having to move the hike to Sunday. Was making great time to the top of Bondcliff but had to turn back at the summit. Wind was sustained 40-50 and was gusting so hard I could not stay on my...
  11. Thread: Lend a Hand

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    Sounds good. If there is less than 6” of fresh...

    Sounds good. If there is less than 6” of fresh powder I’ll go for it.
  12. Thread: Lend a Hand

    by VinnieG
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    Lend a Hand

    Hey,
    Is the lend a hand trail going to hale typically broken out in the winter? Planning a nobo bonds traverse for Saturday and Hale would be my final winter 48.
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    Congrats to all! Pretty impressive feats all...

    Congrats to all! Pretty impressive feats all around. This weekend warrior is jealous.
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    I would assume dogs are prohibited. I was worried...

    I would assume dogs are prohibited. I was worried I was going to get hit. My dog would have been a speed bump up there.
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    Anyone know how much the uphill pass costs?...

    Anyone know how much the uphill pass costs? Planning on going tomorrow.
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    Unreal! A record that will likely never be broken.

    Unreal! A record that will likely never be broken.
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    I’m still torn on this leaning -10 now. Have...

    I’m still torn on this leaning -10 now. Have been using quilts for 3 season stuff and haven’t been in a mummy bag since so it is making the decision harder too. Thought about a 0 degree quilt but...
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    Thanks Brian, I have done plenty of winter hiking...

    Thanks Brian, I have done plenty of winter hiking but not much winter camping. Time is always the limiting factor for trips and altering plans is a bummer, so lower temp rating is probably better.
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    Sleeping bag for winter 67

    Hey,

    What is everyone using for sleeping bags for NH and ME winter overnights? I am partial to feathered friends gear and in need of a new bag. Thinking of the Snowbunting 0 degree ( I do have...
  20. It is about a 1/2 mile hike in from the car...

    It is about a 1/2 mile hike in from the car parking area. If you have a 4x4 (gets pretty muddy) you can drive almost all the way in and park at the bridge.
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    6274Saddleback is great for the ridge walk. This...

    6274Saddleback is great for the ridge walk. This is from Wednesday, lot of minarure blue berries ripe on the saddle. Was In the clouds most of the morning. Awesome views of the lakes from up there. ...
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    Camp at the pond it is a nice spot. Go up...

    Camp at the pond it is a nice spot. Go up firewardens trail and do the loop. There are 2 places you can park, before the pond lot by .25 mile or the end of the road. I remember the closer lot to...
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    Snowshoe Question

    I am headed to the daks in a couple weeks this will be my first time over there. should I pack the northetnlites? At what point is the snowshoe requirement lifted? Do they go by date or depth at...
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    How much rain did you get up there today? Was...

    How much rain did you get up there today? Was thinking Carrigain or Isolation on Saturday.
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