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    Toby would like to challenge any Weimaraner to...

    Toby would like to challenge any Weimaraner to keep up with him in the White Mountains... :p
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    After losing the lottery twice, I'm in this year...

    After losing the lottery twice, I'm in this year and am so excited to give it a shot. I've been incorporating a few treadmill-based hill workouts into my training, during which I set the treadmill at...
  3. Thread: New England Gems

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    Shelburne Moriah. There's something absolutely...

    Shelburne Moriah. There's something absolutely surreal about that peak...
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    A huge congrats, Sue. I had so much fun hiking...

    A huge congrats, Sue. I had so much fun hiking with you, and the WCM Traverse is definitely one to be remembered! Looking forward to more adventures... ;)
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    Toby completed his winter list today on Monroe,...

    Toby completed his winter list today on Monroe, during his second single day Presi Traverse... :)

    http://www.vftt.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=4417&d=1362966785
  6. Way to go, Jeff! Stunning pictures... Franconia...

    Way to go, Jeff! Stunning pictures... Franconia Ridge is just surreal when snow-covered. Can't wait to read about your future adventures... ;)
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    I've had the same, wonderful experience with...

    I've had the same, wonderful experience with Gregory - they repaired two of my winter packs free of charge. Excellent company with fantastic customer service.
  8. Great to see you and Larry out there, Tim! I...

    Great to see you and Larry out there, Tim! I couldn't believe how breezy/cold it was above treeline, though fortunately by the time I was on Franconia Ridge the clouds had lifted. Definitely an...
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    New Skin Liquid Bandage...

    New Skin Liquid Bandage - I swear by this stuff for all of my long runs.
  10. Thread: Vermont 100 2012?

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    I'll be there running the 100 miler... :) ...

    I'll be there running the 100 miler... :)

    Pacing is SO MUCH FUN, especially at Vermont. The course is marked by glow sticks at night which makes running in the dark just surreal.

    Will you be...
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    A huge thanks to all of you for the comments and...

    A huge thanks to all of you for the comments and kind words... :).



    Thank you so much, Sue. 2012 has treated me very well thus far, and I feel truly lucky to be healthy, injury free, and...
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    White Mountains Hut Traverse, 7/1/2012

    I must admit that I have a love-hate relationship with the White Mountains Hut Traverse. The route - which winds 49.4 miles from Carter Notch to Lonesome Lake across some of the most difficult...
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    I use the Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z poles...

    I use the Black Diamond Ultra Distance Z poles (120cm) for all of my runs in the Whites. I absolutely love them - they are incredibly lightweight (to the point where I have no issue simply carrying...
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    Nartreb maintains an excellent FAQ on the loop...

    Nartreb maintains an excellent FAQ on the loop here:
    http://www.davidalbeck.com/hiking/pemiloop.html

    I ran the standard loop without any spur peaks, which is 31.5 miles in length.
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    A huge thanks to all of you for the...

    A huge thanks to all of you for the congratulations and kind words!



    Thank you! 2012 has been the year that I've really nailed my fueling strategy. I've found that training on "low" amounts of...
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    Counterclockwise Pemi Loop - a New PR, 6/16/2012

    After having to take it easy for a few weeks due to a calf strain, I was just thrilled to see the weekend weather forecast shape up perfectly for my first Pemi Loop of 2012. Heading into the run, I...
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    Is the Westside trail still orphaned? If not I...

    Is the Westside trail still orphaned? If not I would love information on how to adopt it (and have sent you an email with my details)! :cool:
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    Some great news!

    The NH State Senate has voted and HB 648 (with the important Bragdon/Forrester amendment) passed by an overwhelming majority - 23 to 1!

    http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120125/NEWS06/701259940...
  19. Thanks again to all of you for the continued kind...

    Thanks again to all of you for the continued kind feedback... :)



    I use a Cannon PowerShot SD1100 IS point-and-shoot camera that I've had for about 4 years.
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    A huge thank you to all of you for the kind words. Lighting and conditions like the ones we experienced on Sunday lend themselves to incredible photographs, making it possible for non-talented gals...
  21. New Year's Winter Presidential Traverse, in 12 Pictures of Course - 1/1/2012

    It's amazing to think that that I am now in my fourth season of winter hiking. Since taking it up, I've always had a single day Presi Traverse on my mind. After fighting some nagging inflammation in...
  22. Thread: Energy drinks.

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    There's already been a lot of good information...

    There's already been a lot of good information posted here, so perhaps I'm being redundant, but I'm a firm believer in the "snacking small and frequently" philosophy. Strive for 100-300...
  23. Hey Karl, just a heads up... The terrain...

    Hey Karl, just a heads up...

    The terrain around Cave Mountain has been heavily logged and the trail obscured. When Rob and I were in the area last month we encountered a red liner who could not...
  24. Thank you to all of you for the kind words and...

    Thank you to all of you for the kind words and congratulations!

    As Cath mentioned, this hike has been almost 2 years in the planning for us. After having to put it off on more than one occasion...
  25. White Mountain Hut Traverse in 12 Pictures - August 6, 2011

    This past weekend I had the pleasure of hiking my first White Mountain Hut Traverse with a very good friend. Although unpleasantly humid out for most of the day, we were blessed with excellent...
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