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  1. So, never hike below 0? ;-)

    So, never hike below 0? ;-)
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    My apologies, I was late to the party.... :( :o

    My apologies, I was late to the party.... :( :o
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    The title of the post should have been enough for...

    The title of the post should have been enough for you to look, or not...
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    The few times I have been there, (aside from...

    The few times I have been there, (aside from winter), cars and trains accounted for the majority of the people present. I can't see how they could limit hiker traffic, given all the routes up the...
  5. I, and many others, have tried! :D

    I, and many others, have tried! :D
  6. Peekamooose in the Cats, is quite large. A few...

    Peekamooose in the Cats, is quite large.

    A few of the CHH.

    Hunter's rock is not quite a boulder

    Blackhead?
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    We have a beer rarely on the summit, mostly for a...

    We have a beer rarely on the summit, mostly for a celebration of someone's finish.

    Of course when you get married at the summit, there might be some beer! ...
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    Goes along with the archaic title of 'selectmen'.

    Goes along with the archaic title of 'selectmen'.
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    I'm a couple days ahead of you, thanks to my...

    I'm a couple days ahead of you, thanks to my 'spies' in New England. :D

    https://viewsandbrews.com/nh/
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    7 inches of very heavy wet snow here in the...

    7 inches of very heavy wet snow here in the Western Cats. Probably less as one goes east, but I have no confirmation of that yet. I do know that 0 snow fell in Kingston, NY.
  11. Product advertisement, but a good read, on the...

    Product advertisement, but a good read, on the pros and cons of 2 products.

    https://www.deergeartv.com/picaridin-vs-permethrin/
  12. Ticks are found year round here, but amazingly,...

    Ticks are found year round here, but amazingly, I've never gotten a tick on me from hiking. My backyard, yeah!
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    It's a lot easier to help someone down a trail...

    It's a lot easier to help someone down a trail who twisted their ankle, in pleasant weather, than find someone who is off trail in a blizzard.
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    If it puts others (rescuers) at risk, then it...

    If it puts others (rescuers) at risk, then it could be reckless.
  15. Not to sound snarky, but where do they go in the...

    Not to sound snarky, but where do they go in the Winter?
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    Wasn't there a similar story a few years back on...

    Wasn't there a similar story a few years back on Lafayette?
  17. Like I said, it was still Hawaii! :D

    Like I said, it was still Hawaii! :D
  18. It is of course, not necessary to be on a...

    It is of course, not necessary to be on a mountain top at totality. There are many cities and villages along the way. Unfortunately, I could not get PB's link to work, but I'm sure there will be more...
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    More details here: ...

    More details here:

    https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/45592/20220322/hiker-was-found-dead-in-the-trap-dike-adirondack-search-required-dozens-of-rangers

    Short version: Found...
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    Another thread ...

    Another thread

    https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/general-hiking-information/search-and-rescue/516039-a-search-is-underway-in-the-adirondack-high-peaks-for-a-hiker
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    Skied?! NY State DEC would be the equivalent...

    Skied?!

    NY State DEC would be the equivalent agency. As of this writing however, they have not even said if he was in fact found in the Dkye.

    From a 3rd hand report, there were several Rangers...
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    Adirondack Hiker found deceased

    https://06880danwoog.com/2022/03/18/westport-hiker-found-dead-in-adirondacks/

    :-(
  23. Loon has an outdoor bar in the summer...

    Loon has an outdoor bar in the summer...
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    We did it in summer and it was hard enough,...

    We did it in summer and it was hard enough, partly because we went from negative elevation (Mojave desert) to 12K+ feet in less than 24 hours! The route is mostly easy (in spite of what the article...
  25. Thread: "Augmented"

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    His daughters are semi-famous as very young...

    His daughters are semi-famous as very young (youngest?) NH 48 Gridders.
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