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    They had no lights, inadequate clothing...

    They had no lights, inadequate clothing considering it was near freezing at the summit, not enough food or water. They had to borrow headlamps from other hikers to make it down. I don't call it...
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    Here in NH, we know you Vermonters just ride...

    Here in NH, we know you Vermonters just ride around in pickup trucks, smoking weed and shooting guns out of the windows of you're vehicles. :p
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    Yes, I didn't say it right. I took the Nelson...

    Yes, I didn't say it right. I took the Nelson Crag trail up and the monument is up near Ball Crag, right below the summit building. That is the heart breaking part of the story, they were minutes...
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    It is near Nelson Crag pretty close to the Cog...

    It is near Nelson Crag pretty close to the Cog tracks. It used to have a white box with her story on it held up by a wooden pole. Been years since I have seen it in person, the cairn was good size. I...
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    If someone is negligent as it seems in this case....

    If someone is negligent as it seems in this case. They should be fined, that is the law now. As far as fining being a deterrent to calling 911? I fail to see how. The cost of useless rescues need to...
  6. Thread: "Augmented"

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    At the time of Hugh Herr's accident, I was in my...

    At the time of Hugh Herr's accident, I was in my second year of climbing. The rescue was a really big deal and it had quite an impact on me. Not only did it enlighten me as to how bad things could...
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    I do the out and back on occasion as well. You...

    I do the out and back on occasion as well. You will also have access to the Dartmouth Outing clubs new lodge at the base. It was just rebuilt and is quite impressive. I love going in an grabbing a...
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    Its a great hike, its the easiest trail on the...

    Its a great hike, its the easiest trail on the mountain, very enjoyable. The road gets busy with parking on the weekends, the earlier you start the better. An out and back is fine, but I would...
  9. It would be tough to close off the area, there...

    It would be tough to close off the area, there are to many ways to get in there. A male bear can roam 15 miles daily, that's a lot of ground to close.
  10. I have done it to make a fast dash to a summit,...

    I have done it to make a fast dash to a summit, most of the time its to beat an incoming storm. Not something, I do in NH much, but out West I have a few times.

    In regards to the Pemi Bear, as...
  11. Thread: Foliage 2019

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    Other then the reports issued by various sources....

    Other then the reports issued by various sources. You can get an idea on the foliage according to the frost. Without a killing frost or multiple for that matter, the leaves will be slow turning. Once...
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    About 8 minutes from my house.:eek: I like REI,...

    About 8 minutes from my house.:eek: I like REI, looking forward to having a good store nearby. I have been done with EMS for many years.
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    Cabela and Bass Pro Shop have a warehouse feel to...

    Cabela and Bass Pro Shop have a warehouse feel to them with the high ceilings. Don't get me wrong they are big stores. Kittery has lower ceilings but they pack a lot into their departments and have...
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    I was in your shoes 2 years ago. After much...

    I was in your shoes 2 years ago. After much research and consulting a few friends, I bought the Wilderness Experience Pungo 120. It's considered the number one recreational kayak out there. Tracks...
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    Your post brought back some memories. Shelters I...

    Your post brought back some memories. Shelters I have used as well, Desolation, Camp Hermance, Camp Shehadi, Franconia Brook, I also remember the Edmonds Col shelter, although certainly not in the...
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    Well now that you broadcasted your plans, you...

    Well now that you broadcasted your plans, you better survive. Or they will pick your death apart for weeks, lol.:D
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    You would really carry extra lamps and hand them...

    You would really carry extra lamps and hand them out? Not me, the way to learn is to find out what you need through experience. A slow walk out with multiple trips and falls, will enforce the need...
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    At least they had food with them. Nothing like...

    At least they had food with them. Nothing like Hasenpfeffer over an open fire.:D
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    If they could have seen the future, aka social...

    If they could have seen the future, aka social media. They never would have come up with the list.
  20. Very interesting. I like his style and the...

    Very interesting. I like his style and the comparison to Guy W. is spot on.
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    A walk and lunch in "Old Port" in Portland would...

    A walk and lunch in "Old Port" in Portland would be nice. A lot of history and right on the water.
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    Yes, that is his name. I have run into a him a...

    Yes, that is his name. I have run into a him a few times, while he was working on the trail.
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    That pool looks awesome. So is this bridge on the...

    That pool looks awesome. So is this bridge on the old road, or is this the new logging road mentioned above?
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    I'm not a Hut guy or an AMC guy. That being said,...

    I'm not a Hut guy or an AMC guy. That being said, considering what they offer, I don't think they are over priced. You get fantastic homemade meals, they are educational, the Croo's tend to be...
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    Just go back to your rocking chair on the porch...

    Just go back to your rocking chair on the porch and wait for some kids to walk by to yell at.;)
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