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  1. PB, check out Caltopo, using the forest service...

    PB, check out Caltopo, using the forest service 2016 maps.....they are quite up to date and include some pretty good detail
    https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=44.27114,-71.16982&z=15&b=f16a
  2. For me, it is all about eye contact. I look for...

    For me, it is all about eye contact. I look for eye contact and if the contact is made, then I will follow with a "good morning" or "good afternoon" More people on the trail = less eye contact. ...
  3. PB, thank you for the enlightenment-I was not...

    PB, thank you for the enlightenment-I was not aware that HQ would be supplementing power sold to the US with gas fired generation for use locally. In fact, as it is impossible to track where each...
  4. On Friday, I sat on the top of Speckled Mountain...

    On Friday, I sat on the top of Speckled Mountain in Peru, ME thinking about this discussion. From that vantage point, I could see 5 wind farms and a significant power line right of way, in the...
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    Actually, it is PNS...Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. ...

    Actually, it is PNS...Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. ME & NH have been fighting for years over possession of the island that PNS is located on. Fortunately, both states benefit from good jobs available...
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    I had significant dental surgery last fall...

    I had significant dental surgery last fall (twice) It was suggested that I use opioids. Instead, I bridged two different types of OTC pain/inflammation relievers. I believe that I used Tylenol &...
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    L.L. Cote in Errol, NH is a possibility. There...

    L.L. Cote in Errol, NH is a possibility. There isn't much coming south into Grafton notch. There are a couple of cabins/Inns in Upton that might be able to help; although nothing I would count on....
  8. I couldn't agree more. Look at the satellite...

    I couldn't agree more. Look at the satellite view of the Kennebec Gorge area. That area is working forest, trees harvested to within a couple hundred feet of the river and two separate power line...
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    A recent report from a "successful" navigation of...

    A recent report from a "successful" navigation of the Dry River Trail http://www.newenglandtrailconditions.com/nh/viewreport.php?entryid=36209

    Sounds pretty rough in there
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    A side trip to Roaring Springs was a something...

    A side trip to Roaring Springs was a something that I feel that I would like to do "next time" It is up towards the North Rim at about 5000' elevation- a decent day trip but not overwhelming by any...
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    Dave, we were just there on April 1. We hiked...

    Dave, we were just there on April 1. We hiked down in 4 hours, arriving @ 11am. We left the next morning right after breakfast. For me, the half day and one night was just right. Most of the...
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    We just returned from a trip to Northern Arizona....

    We just returned from a trip to Northern Arizona. Evidently, the first week in April is the end of the "busy season" caused by spring break. Crowds at the Grand Canyon and in Sedona were pretty...
  13. FYI, the trains are an incredibly popular...

    FYI, the trains are an incredibly popular destination for the snowmobiling crowd; might not be a very peaceful trip depending on the choice of day or how late in the season you might go. Many...
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    L.L. Bean Guarantee

    LL Bean is finally addressing guarantee abuse......

    A Letter to Our Customers

    Since 1912, our mission has been to sell high-quality products that inspire and enable people to enjoy the...
  15. I am quite familiar with the whole story from...

    I am quite familiar with the whole story from perspective of the lost climbers. It was very interesting to listen to the story from the POV of one of the rescuers. I commend Joe Lentini for his...
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    I have used a pair of these for a long time...

    I have used a pair of these for a long time http://www.redledge.com/ao82 For over twenty years I have used them for skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, snowshoeing, snowblowing, cutting wood, trail work,...
  17. Doug and Mary, thank you for continuing to allow...

    Doug and Mary, thank you for continuing to allow access through your property.

    In the snowmobile world, when building bridges, we include sacrificial wear strips to prevent the studs on the...
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    It is a regional thing. I split my time between...

    It is a regional thing. I split my time between MA & ME. In MA nobody even considers that hunting might be an option; people rarely wear orange. In ME, you don't go outside in the fall without...
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    NOAA Flash Flood Watch is talking about possible...

    NOAA Flash Flood Watch is talking about possible dam failure on the Androscoggin in Shelburne, NH...saying that due to high flows, the concrete structure is overtopped.
  20. Deer season starts on Saturday in Maine. The...

    Deer season starts on Saturday in Maine. The first day is residents only. No hunting on Sundays in Maine. The most significant hunting pressure in Maine is during the month of November which is...
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    Technu is simply mineral spirits and lanolin. ...

    Technu is simply mineral spirits and lanolin. Mineral spirits to get the oil out and lanolin to help prevent a reaction to the drying mineral spirits for those of us who do not tolerate the mineral...
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    Shawnee Peak has a satellite base area that is...

    Shawnee Peak has a satellite base area that is only utilized on weekends. A short hike up the ski slopes from that base area gets you to a steep pitch that might work. An alternative would be to...
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    There are so many questions with this...

    There are so many questions with this rescue......did they get so high, they couldn't figure out which way was down?
  24. Thread: Wind River

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    Wind River got a great review from three of us in...

    Wind River got a great review from three of us in my family (a couple of 50 y/o's and a twenty y/o) Based on a true story, it presents a look at some of the pressures faced by Native Americans in...
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    Pleasant Mt (Shawnee Peak) in Bridgton ME. Open,...

    Pleasant Mt (Shawnee Peak) in Bridgton ME. Open, ledgy section full of berries just above the ski area. Blueberries on my property in Southern Oxford County ME are ripening now, but this at low...
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