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    Thankfully, I never have to use that trailhead on...

    Thankfully, I never have to use that trailhead on a weekend anymore (but when I did, I never saw it full in the morning before about 8:00, at least on Saturday.), but even when full, there is ample...
  2. Or...they believe that they can soldier on thru...

    Or...they believe that they can soldier on thru the conditions due to their (fill in the blank)
  3. I thought that it belonged in an issue of...

    I thought that it belonged in an issue of Appalachia from times past. Back when it had articles on expeditions to faraway places, the issues were about twice as thick as today, and...was included...
  4. That was great! I really like your writing...

    That was great! I really like your writing style. Thanks for sharing this.
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    I look forward to the post that reads:...

    I look forward to the post that reads: Spencer:50; Dog Owners: 0
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    6841 This is from the June 1957 issue of...

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    This is from the June 1957 issue of Appalachia. The article recounts the plan around 1911 to build a trolley to the summit of Mt Washington. It was to start at Fabyan's then head over to...
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    I would contact them in Intervale and see what...

    I would contact them in Intervale and see what they suggest. Maybe you could bring the boots to them and they do some "magic" with their machines/tools. or possibly recommend something you could...
  8. Vermont 500 highest list?:rolleyes:

    Vermont 500 highest list?:rolleyes:
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    Back in 60s we had a camper slip and injure his...

    Back in 60s we had a camper slip and injure his ankle on those ledges while descending to the shelter. It had just poured during a thunderstorm as we had come over with full packs from the Blue...
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    I absolutely hate the 52WAV list. Many of my...

    I absolutely hate the 52WAV list. Many of my favorite summits are on that list. It took me years to discover these gems and the quiet and solitude that they provided (relatively speaking). Now...
  11. I'm waiting for someone to do the 14 x 12 8K Grid...

    I'm waiting for someone to do the 14 x 12 8K Grid :rolleyes:
  12. This is what was done with the Champney Falls...

    This is what was done with the Champney Falls Trail a number of years ago. It was very unpopular.
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    Come to think of it, I once had a beer at a...

    Come to think of it, I once had a beer at a summit...Fuji. It was very expensive as I recall but with the exchange rate I really don't remember the amount. Then, we descended the "slide" (think...
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    I am not familiar with a plug in hybrid. What is...

    I am not familiar with a plug in hybrid. What is the advantage over a regular hybrid. One of our vehicles is a Honda hybrid that does not plug in. It gets around 45 mpg.
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    Remember that guy who (I think it was in winter)...

    Remember that guy who (I think it was in winter) got drunk on Jack Daniels at or near the Imp Shelter and had to be carried out? I believe that he was fined, but I don't remember if he was charged...
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    Short answer is no. Before retiring I used to...

    Short answer is no. Before retiring I used to drive (commute) 500 miles a week plus whatever I drove on weekends. Now I do about 500 miles a month.
  17. Thread: Poetry thread

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    Thanks, but Tim deserves most of the credit for...

    Thanks, but Tim deserves most of the credit for coming up with Pequawket ;)
  18. Thread: Poetry thread

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    So he parked on the road and said f!@# it

    So he parked on the road and said f!@# it
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    There was no trailhead parking...

    There was no trailhead parking...
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    There once was a hiker from Nantucket...

    There once was a hiker from Nantucket...
  21. It is generally illegal to park on the shoulder...

    It is generally illegal to park on the shoulder of any Interstate highway for any non emergency reason. Actually, this goes for almost any highway.
  22. Exactly! They rope off the shoulders so there is...

    Exactly! They rope off the shoulders so there is no place to park.
  23. The American Alpine Club publishes a journal of...

    The American Alpine Club publishes a journal of climbing accidents by state (and province) each year. It is about the size of an Appalachia magazine. Really interesting reading. You can buy them...
  24. Thread: Tripoli road

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    It is also approached from WV with a road walk: ...

    It is also approached from WV with a road walk:

    https://www.newenglandtrailconditions.com/nh/viewreport.php?entryid=60175
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    6821 :confused:

    6821 :confused:
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