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    This is about installing wifi in the village...

    This is about installing wifi in the village stores, hotels as well as centered on visitor centers and employee housing only. Sounds like line of sight TCCSkywire) type. I've been to Yellowstone 5...
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    I don't think so. And "attack" is a loose term....

    I don't think so. And "attack" is a loose term. Far too often we get the dramatic report often over blown or mostly clipped news from the media to sell stories. Word of advice is read lightly and...
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    They probably took it down. The last one lasted...

    They probably took it down. The last one lasted 30yrs and this one made by the same guy probably will too. They don't fool around.
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    Here is the true story of Lizzy and her peril....

    Here is the true story of Lizzy and her peril. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40478779/lizzie-bourne

    This photo shows the exact spot were she perished. Being it's color photo I assume it's...
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    She died way before they even got started and...

    She died way before they even got started and only reached the summit in 1869. Thus their 150 yr celebration this year
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    Here's proof the Cog isn't doing this for Gravy. ...

    Here's proof the Cog isn't doing this for Gravy. Tracks were not there when this photo was taken.
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    One thing is certain the memorial was there...

    One thing is certain the memorial was there before the tracks were laid. A stereo card photo the Cog folks have proves that. and I know is Lizzy's sign was re-done this year. Second time in 30 yrs....
  8. You didn't say if you use them much. I figure you...

    You didn't say if you use them much. I figure you do as your looking into rechargeable s. I don't so I install non rechargeable Lithium's. Best for cold and best power for when you need it.

    I use...
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    I disagree. One should listen closely to those...

    I disagree. One should listen closely to those with advice who have been there and done that. And take their advice with other information rather then from anyone who never been there and copy's and...
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    Still not true. 80 to90 % won't last past 20....

    Still not true. 80 to90 % won't last past 20. That's way off.

    Anyone reading this now or in the future please don't let this sway you. Do your research. With the web now you can see the true...
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    10 to 20 is not accurate. I know and have done my...

    10 to 20 is not accurate. I know and have done my research for many years. Most failures of short term are very old and fragile types were no bone health is present. A hiker or anyone else that is...
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    waiting screws up the mind,body and other parts...

    waiting screws up the mind,body and other parts still in good shape. Injecting gel or cortizone will screw up ligiments,muscles etc.

    This is why I had a shoulder replacement thou shots helped in...
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    Don't wait. Just get the knee replacement. I had...

    Don't wait. Just get the knee replacement. I had the right one done 6 yrs ago the left 4 yr. I've hiked hundreds and hundreds of miles since. Just came back from Glacier,Yellowstone,Tetons,Roosevelt...
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    Snoflea your not missing much by not going back...

    Snoflea your not missing much by not going back to Hawaii. IMOP and according to known statistics it's a sh** hole. You don't want to know how I know that.
  15. These Rangers do a great job with enforcement....

    These Rangers do a great job with enforcement. Just got back from Yellowstone,Glacier,Theodore Roosevelt,Tetons,Badlands again for the 6th time. They should run our large cities like they do the...
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    True. Like I said one of a few important issues...

    True. Like I said one of a few important issues with buying and returning they have unlike many other places. To me they're like Cumberland Farms etc. Last resort while on the road for a quick fix....
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    I'm with you and I have a ton of gear then some...

    I'm with you and I have a ton of gear then some bought over the years. Just a couple of things from REI. Their return policy online is not good and orgainized well so I don't buy anything from them...
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    Sad. But it could of happened anywhere. Better...

    Sad. But it could of happened anywhere. Better there then while driving in heavy traffic while towing a 5th Wheel. On a side note I wish all these reports had the details. Like how did they contact...
  19. Thread: Why hike?

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    I don't like hiking with anyone but my wife and...

    I don't like hiking with anyone but my wife and dog. Even family members. They all can be a PIA. There are many reasons hiking with others isn't fun from my perspective. I don't need the company with...
  20. One hour for Cog folks. You can stay longer but...

    One hour for Cog folks. You can stay longer but you may not get a seat or get down as the 1 hr folks have priority. And they fill up fast on busy days especially later when they want to come down....
  21. Sounds good stuff for the summit by presby. good...

    Sounds good stuff for the summit by presby. good points he's made. He's doing a first class job for the cog now. I'm one of his "minions" I guess. Love the Cog and what if offers NH and Mt...
  22. I don't believe you've said this. Speculation for...

    I don't believe you've said this. Speculation for one and it's a fact hikers don't pay their share for their burden they cost. Many ATV's also hunt,fish and snowmachine. Fact still remains hikers...
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    I've been to the Nat Parks out West 5 times. Did...

    I've been to the Nat Parks out West 5 times. Did 11 of them last year covering 9000 miles rt and doing at least 4 this Sept. and never seen trash at all any where. But this is Sept not summer like I...
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    I'm going in Sept there for the 3rd time. Mostly...

    I'm going in Sept there for the 3rd time. Mostly I've seen the park pristine but that's Sept not summer tourists. Totally different atmosphere. At Mesa Verde once the day after Labor Day the park...
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    We were at 11000 ft in tree line but soon was in...

    We were at 11000 ft in tree line but soon was in Alpine zone in 400 ft gain. It depends on were you are. Most of the strikes are at the edge of where the Rockies meet the plains. Out side of Dener...
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