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    No. I live near the border and nothing has been...

    No. I live near the border and nothing has been changed.
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    Hiker death...

    https://www.pressherald.com/2021/07/25/hiker-dies-on-mount-carrigan-in-white-mountains/

    (Of course, they spelled Carrigain wrong)
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    The owner of that house between the road and the...

    The owner of that house between the road and the river used to let us swim there (mid 60s). Water runs down slabs on the opposite side of the river and ends in a deep pool. It was a waterslide...
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    Like this? Seen on Mt Franklin 2019: 6683

    Like this? Seen on Mt Franklin 2019:

    6683
  5. If you need a cellphone with a GPS app you should...

    If you need a cellphone with a GPS app you should stay out of the woods.
  6. This USDA page say not to fly over...

    This USDA page say not to fly over Congressionally Designated Wilderness,,,

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd493612.pdf

    Unclear if this is a regulation or just a...
  7. Great video Rhody. I really don't know whether...

    Great video Rhody. I really don't know whether to envy or pity you:D Those are some long hikes, but great photography. Spent a number of nights at the Baldface shelter in the late 60s. There used...
  8. Even with all the rain from the storm, Maine is...

    Even with all the rain from the storm, Maine is still down about 5 inches from normal for the year according to a local paper.
  9. I always carry at least one of these strips on...

    I always carry at least one of these strips on all non winter hikes:

    https://www.deerflypatches.com/
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    Well, you got me there. The only prominence I...

    Well, you got me there. The only prominence I care (cared) about is the printing on the official list :D I mean, I climbed Couchie but not MacNaughton
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    Probably because there are only 5 of them;)

    Probably because there are only 5 of them;)
  12. A website to show where all the money went: ...

    A website to show where all the money went: https://www.goferr.nh.gov/
  13. It works at all National Parks, National Forests,...

    It works at all National Parks, National Forests, BLM lands, etc. In some instances (like Mt Rushmore) it won't cover the parking fee which is considered to be a concession fee.
  14. I haven't bought a WMNF pass in years since I...

    I haven't bought a WMNF pass in years since I have the national senior pass. However, from the info on the website, it says to place the annual pass on the dashboard, so clearly it can be moved...
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    A long drive. When I was hiking in NY, I spent...

    A long drive. When I was hiking in NY, I spent more time in the car than on the trail. I suppose I could have just done them all in 3 or 4 days, but that was never in the cards.:rolleyes:
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    After completing the 111, I swore off lists.

    After completing the 111, I swore off lists.
  17. The ADK publishes a guidebook (Adirondack Trails,...

    The ADK publishes a guidebook (Adirondack Trails, High Peaks Region) with a map. The numbers on the map correspond to a description in that Guidebook. You really need that guidebook, it is the ADK...
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    When I was a counselor at a camp in NH I used to...

    When I was a counselor at a camp in NH I used to carry a 3 burner Coleman stove (someone else carried a gallon of fuel) and a canvas tent that must have weighed about 15 lbs. Total pack weight was...
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    Yeah, possibly. They really are too big for...

    Yeah, possibly. They really are too big for signposts. It just seemed strange because the trail is just like a highway in that area and there was absolutely no standing water or signs of runoff...
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    Logs on Crawford Path

    Anybody know why there is a stack of logs on the Crawford Path near the top of Mt Franklin? There was also a bag of rocks next to it. New signposts?

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    Yes, of course it is ultra. But...what I said is...

    Yes, of course it is ultra. But...what I said is that it is not THAT ultra. Meaning there is ultra and there is ULTRA. Hey, anything over about 5 miles of running is ultra for me:cool:
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    100 Km is not that ultra by US standards. The...

    100 Km is not that ultra by US standards. The Leadville 100 (aka "the race across the sky") is 100 miles of trail running in the CO Rockies with elevations ranging from something like 9K to 12K...
  23. Interesting. Apparently it varies by ranger...

    Interesting. Apparently it varies by ranger district.
  24. They may not be, but the Saco District certainly...

    They may not be, but the Saco District certainly is. There were numerous notices on windshields at the Champney Falls parking lot yesterday. I think they were just warnings with an address to send...
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    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife...

    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife edge on Capitol Peak in CO. About 1/2 the altitude, but significant exposure.
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