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    Thanks, that was interesting. What are the...

    Thanks, that was interesting. What are the trails that were "restored"
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    Well, it would be nice if we could actually trust...

    Well, it would be nice if we could actually trust "medical professionals" to give us the correct info, but that is not always the case. For decades the government has been telling us to eat "right"...
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    Concerning the REI move: I'm just amazed at all...

    Concerning the REI move: I'm just amazed at all the people who are able to work from home. I never had a job that would allow that. With the except of the military (which certainly couldn't be done...
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    Yes, they will still find the ledges...while...

    Yes, they will still find the ledges...while trampling all over the place looking for them instead of following an obvious path. In the Adirondack's, they eventually began to "mark" some of the herd...
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    Very true. As the saying goes..."common sense is...

    Very true. As the saying goes..."common sense is the least common of the senses"

    And, a corollary..."the two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity"
  6. If you're really worried, buy a set of NH plates...

    If you're really worried, buy a set of NH plates on ebay and put them on at the TH :cool:
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    LNT education will not help. People that leave...

    LNT education will not help. People that leave dirty diapers on trails are pigs. The same people that throw trash on highways, leave trash on lakes and boat ramps, empty their ash trays in parking...
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    I think that a line is crossed when you start...

    I think that a line is crossed when you start relying on (and selling) technology like this. Many hikers are SOL when their batteries or devices fail and they don't have a map/compass or know how to...
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    I believe that Skiguy's point is that the AMC...

    I believe that Skiguy's point is that the AMC shouldn't even be playing in that "game", late or not.
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    I've never used the ski trails, but round trip...

    I've never used the ski trails, but round trip via 19 Mile Brook is a pretty long day. Somewhere near 14 miles roughly. If you just use Wildcat Ridge Trail from Glen Ellis, it's around 8 miles RT. ...
  11. The best way to avoid a political argument is to...

    The best way to avoid a political argument is to keep overtly political comments to yourself...at least that used to be the rule on this forum.:confused:
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    Definitely not snake oil. I've had the arterial...

    Definitely not snake oil. I've had the arterial ultrasound done as well as the bone density scan, which is radiography. They are worthwhile tests which can reveal unseen problems before they become...
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    Wow! Those are great shots. Thanks for sharing...

    Wow! Those are great shots. Thanks for sharing them
  14. Thread: Shelters

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    https://www.outdoors.org/articles/newsroom/amc-pre...

    https://www.outdoors.org/articles/newsroom/amc-preparations-for-covid-19

    I would think that this means the shelters are open...
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    Well, the Mt Clay attempt was way before the...

    Well, the Mt Clay attempt was way before the present hysteria. What's the new designation for the Presidential Range going to be after they have to rename almost all the peaks there?:confused:
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    Well, there is a patch issued by the AMC for the...

    Well, there is a patch issued by the AMC for the winter New England 67, and I believe there is also one for the Wt Mt 4K in winter as well as the 100 in winter.
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    True. I certainly wouldn't want to hike on any...

    True. I certainly wouldn't want to hike on any seriously rooty and eroded sections of trail while hiking in the White Mts:rolleyes:
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    I had to look up PUD. Funny. How about PBC for...

    I had to look up PUD. Funny. How about PBC for pointless brook crossings? Why does the North Twin trail cross the Little River the first two times? There is a fine bypass herd path which avoids...
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    6453 Will Rogers had it right...

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    Will Rogers had it right...
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    I went up the North Twin Trail on Tuesday and...

    I went up the North Twin Trail on Tuesday and expected to find easy river crossings. Not so. I decided to bypass the first two crossings and had to take a few leaps of faith on the third. The...
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    Sometimes it's not an image thing. The clips...

    Sometimes it's not an image thing. The clips that attach to the rails are not exactly a snap on and off affair, depending upon the system used. They take time and every time you do this, you run...
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    The only thing I would add to all this: The...

    The only thing I would add to all this: The square Thule crossbars and feet add aerodynamic noise at high speeds. I leave my system on year round and above 65 or so mph, the noise is noticeable,...
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    I am on my 5th Subaru, a Forester. I have used...

    I am on my 5th Subaru, a Forester. I have used Thule roof racks on all of them, mainly to carry a canoe and also lumber from Home Depot. There are lots of accessories for Thule rack systems. I...
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    Still doing the Thoreau Falls Trail? If so, must...

    Still doing the Thoreau Falls Trail? If so, must suck with the bridge being removed
  25. Hopefully the same fate does not await Appalachia.

    Hopefully the same fate does not await Appalachia.
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