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    I warmly remember the old "Bronco Buster...

    I warmly remember the old "Bronco Buster Competition" days. Used to love skiing there before lift lines existed. Hope it finally reopens some day.
  2. Another source of F & G income that has been...

    Another source of F & G income that has been decreasing every year as the population ages is the cost of the NH Lifetime hunting and fishing license. I bought mine ten years ago for $7.00 and haven't...
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    Ahhh, Thanks for bringing back memories of my old...

    Ahhh, Thanks for bringing back memories of my old stomping ground. In the 80s I spent many hours fishing up Moriah Brook into the Moriah Gorge, and then above for the little wild Brookies. At the...
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    Which Owls Head and what state?

    Which Owls Head and what state?
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    I have used them numerous times. Some were...

    I have used them numerous times. Some were creepy and damp, and others were wonderful. I have been a paid member of the MBA since 2009 subsequent to backpacking the Cape Wrath Trail. ...
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    Nice write up. Thanks

    Nice write up. Thanks
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    The impact of facial tissue (kleenex) versus...

    The impact of facial tissue (kleenex) versus toilet tissue (TP). After five annual trips to Spain to hike on the various Camino's de Santiago and seeing all the "TP" blossoms along this quite...
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    https://www.warmlite.com/product/quick-ship-light-...

    https://www.warmlite.com/product/quick-ship-light-blue-64-sleeping-bag/
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    Peakbagger: Here in West Central Maine (Mt Blue...

    Peakbagger: Here in West Central Maine (Mt Blue - Tumbledown) the Blueberries are at least two weeks behind. I was on my local Blueberry mountain yesterday for a BB Reconnaissance and that is what...
  10. Over the years I hiked the 98 mile long West...

    Over the years I hiked the 98 mile long West Highland Way in Scotland. The first time in the conventional way, South to North and greetings were pretty rare as almost everyone was heading the the...
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    Back in the late 60s I was stationed at Fort...

    Back in the late 60s I was stationed at Fort Carson Colorado. Right around lunchtime we used to bring our chairs outside to watch the lightning show across the way on the front mountain range. We...
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    No, but black bears and Caribou abound. What...

    No, but black bears and Caribou abound. What look like trails through the Tuckamore (Krummholz on steroids) are Caribou trails. They always seem to lead in the wrong direction and have lead many a...
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    With a map and compass, not hard to carry. That's...

    With a map and compass, not hard to carry. That's assuming that you know how to use them, and I would hazard a guess that not many people really do. A couple of years ago when taking the examination...
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    Thanks for the nice writeup.

    Thanks for the nice writeup.
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    I wonder if that pretty piped spring is still on...

    I wonder if that pretty piped spring is still on the trail on the way into the Pemi Wilderness heading down from Norcross Pond. It used to be a nice surprise coming across it sitting there on this...
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    Up here in the Longfellow mountain range of Maine...

    Up here in the Longfellow mountain range of Maine we are almost exactly a month behind last Spring weatherwise. I gauge this by the blooming blossoms of my big old pioneer apple tree. Last year it...
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    Limmer Boots since 1919

    According to what is printed on my old T-shirt from Limmers, they have been making hiking boots since 1919. However their web site history has a few other dates. If they are really 100 years old...
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    Mine are size 12 and they are free to a good home...

    Mine are size 12 and they are free to a good home also.
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    Good Grief, I have two pairs, both custom. One...

    Good Grief, I have two pairs, both custom. One pair from 1980 and still serviceable after three resolings, and my "new" pair dated 2009. I have been agonizing over them for a long time. Pair one...
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    April Foolish Post

    April Foolish Post
  21. Some of the estates that I have hiked and...

    Some of the estates that I have hiked and backpacked on over the years in Western Scotland run around 25,000 to 35,000 acres. This would be a fun thing to own once I hit the Lottery. Hmmm I guess I...
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    And we consume mass quantities....... Sadly it...

    And we consume mass quantities.......

    Sadly it seems the CONE of silence has affected this site.
  23. I guess all my "best friends" have been bad. ...

    I guess all my "best friends" have been bad. Brutus must have been very very bad.
  24. Reincarnated climber? It is after all Nepal...

    Reincarnated climber? It is after all Nepal where 80% of the population is Hindu and fully believe in reincarnation. Shirley MacClaine would like this story.
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    Thanks for this report Brian. Up until a few...

    Thanks for this report Brian. Up until a few years ago every winter I would ski in to the hut and usually part way down below Whitewall cliffs to the big flat boulder that sits astraddle the old RR...
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