Search:

Type: Posts; User: dug

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Thread: Boom?

    by dug
    Replies
    8
    Views
    753

    I live right in the target area and didn't notice...

    I live right in the target area and didn't notice anything. I was in the middle of mowing my lawn so likely wouldn't have noticed it anyway, but I never seem to catch these mysterious rumbles...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    752

    This was a really great read! I loved your...

    This was a really great read! I loved your commentary and writing style. Well done!
  3. Replies
    30
    Views
    3,590

    Poll: I'll can never see a trails permit actually...

    I'll can never see a trails permit actually working in the Whites. They aren't self-contained, but rather a mix of outdoor areas interspersed amongst communities. Add in the multiple-use aspect and...
  4. Replies
    66
    Views
    5,901

    Old WMNF map from who knows what edition (at...

    Old WMNF map from who knows what edition (at least 20 years), folded to the area where I happen to be. Phone stays in my pack. No hiking apps loaded.

    Assume this may make me negligent nowadays...
  5. Thread: Bootleg sign?

    by dug
    Replies
    25
    Views
    2,201

    Depends. Who defines "substantial"? Who defines...

    Depends. Who defines "substantial"? Who defines what rocks are "big"? There is a ledge near the top of Whiteface. Maybe 6' high? I've seen people going around that, enough of them do it, and it...
  6. Thread: Bootleg sign?

    by dug
    Replies
    25
    Views
    2,201

    This isn't a new phenomena. Couldn't one say the...

    This isn't a new phenomena. Couldn't one say the Black Pond Bushwhacks or Brutus Bushwhacks fall into this category? The North Trail Trail stream bypasses?

    What starts out is a way to go...
  7. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,575

    Does everyone use the same on the return trip? ...

    Does everyone use the same on the return trip? I've only used the BP route 1/5 times, and missed it on the return. We then tried the Fisherman's route (on skis) and let's just say it was a horrible...
  8. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,338

    Most depressing finish to a hike was coming down...

    Most depressing finish to a hike was coming down of Adams and looking at Lowe's store the entire way down and drooling over the beer I had planned. We got into the store...I wandered about looking...
  9. Thread: Redlining racist?

    by dug
    Replies
    116
    Views
    10,930

    https://www.boston.com/culture/lifestyle/2021/03/0...

    https://www.boston.com/culture/lifestyle/2021/03/04/walking-every-street-cambridge-sophie-crafts

    Interestingly timed article. This woman is walking every street in Cambridge, MA. She's using a...
  10. Thread: Redlining racist?

    by dug
    Replies
    116
    Views
    10,930

    It is for me, since I'm an individual who...

    It is for me, since I'm an individual who accomplished something and never went through with a patch. I go outside for my reasons, and my reasons alone. Therefore, the only one needing to be...
  11. Thread: Redlining racist?

    by dug
    Replies
    116
    Views
    10,930

    I'm actually glad when I started this (and won't...

    I'm actually glad when I started this (and won't finish) 25 years ago I used a black marker....
  12. Replies
    103
    Views
    7,649

    I've carried a 1/3 piece of a Ridgerest on me...

    I've carried a 1/3 piece of a Ridgerest on me from Newfoundland to Alaska over the last 25 years. It goes with me on all day hikes, winter and summer; and also all backpacking trips (and, if it...
  13. I generally try to live my life by creating if...

    I generally try to live my life by creating if not an easier (at best) or equal (at worst) to those around me and next in line. I'll let someone pass me in the grocery store if they look like they...
  14. Replies
    12
    Views
    661

    Not me, personally, but my mother had hers done...

    Not me, personally, but my mother had hers done in her early 60's and was back hiking in under two months.
  15. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,343

    Rescue During Lockdown

    https://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/hikers-stuck-breaking-coronavirus-protocols-penalized-rescuers


    "If youíre going to break the rules, donít get stuck.

    Two hikers reportedly learned this...
  16. Thread: 52 with no View

    by dug
    Replies
    47
    Views
    4,774

    My thoughts as well. Actually, one of the easier...

    My thoughts as well. Actually, one of the easier peaks to introduce people to with a "big-mountain" :D feel; easy footing, quick to treeline, great views, options to go further, a loop if you want. ...
  17. Replies
    83
    Views
    8,151

    Like....it certainly happened in an office...

    Like....it certainly happened in an office environment, I will vouch for that!;)
  18. Thread: Busy F&G weekend

    by dug
    Replies
    27
    Views
    3,039

    Water bars and run-offs, bootleg switchbacks and...

    Water bars and run-offs, bootleg switchbacks and herd paths, etc. have gotten me before. I've taken 4-5 steps before I've noticed my error dozens of times. It couldn't take much for someone not as...
  19. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,161

    Plaque on top of Roger's Ledge

    Plaque on top of Roger's Ledge
  20. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,646

    I've seen a little partying, but honestly it's so...

    I've seen a little partying, but honestly it's so far north it takes out some of the riff-raff. Dogs are OK, keep 'em under control but I had my dog up there dozens of times. I'd treat the water at...
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,646

    I've only gone in from Mill Brook Rd. long, long...

    I've only gone in from Mill Brook Rd. long, long ago... I believe it's less maintained. I suggest going in from the Hatchery. Not much for views, if you thinking of looking out far distances. ...
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,922

    Definitely agree with that. While the...

    Definitely agree with that. While the lost-bootie potential his higher in the winter, the trails are much easier IMO.

    I'll never forget the day my dog paid for my forgetfulness around...
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,167

    Dang Tim...want to come get some of mine? Any...

    Dang Tim...want to come get some of mine? Any water seemed to part over my house until Sunday night, but it's been parked here since....
  24. Replies
    31
    Views
    4,064

    Sssshhhhhhh..... j/k It's the sad...

    Sssshhhhhhh.....

    j/k

    It's the sad reality of a hidden gem, eventually it loses that moniker. I have family nearby there, and at one point I would do the Mill Brook up to Roger's a dozen...
  25. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,889

    Unless it's winter and the downhill has gone...

    Unless it's winter and the downhill has gone sledding....then the uphill better the the hell out of the way.:)
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4