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  1. Go to Oak Island, ~30 mile S of Halifax! Went...

    Go to Oak Island, ~30 mile S of Halifax!

    Went there in 1975 before the hoop-la started.
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    https://www.vaildaily.com/news/vail-resorts-expand...

    https://www.vaildaily.com/news/vail-resorts-expands-in-east-midwest-with-264m-purchase-of-17-resorts/
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  3. Thread: adk Q

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    Not to worry. I always carry a light. Came in...

    Not to worry. I always carry a light. Came in handy once on a 14 hr 'forced march' out of the Pemi thru Z-notch.

    S&N are not far from the the trailhead at the ADK center. As a result, are there...
  4. Thread: adk Q

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    adk Q

    What's the latest on (herd) path to Street and Nye? Is Nye really a 4Ker, or only for the list?

    Also, does NY have a 'hiker rescue' insurance plan like NH?
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    Let's see. I bought my Vasque at EMS in 1971. ...

    Let's see. I bought my Vasque at EMS in 1971. I've hiked the NH 4K twice, finished the NE 4k, got 50+% of the ADKs, many many hike out west (CO, NM, WY, WA), and still going.
  6. Thread: Idaho

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    Years ago, my job took me to Sandpoint, a few...

    Years ago, my job took me to Sandpoint, a few miles N of Couer d'Alene. One interesting factoid - this is where the dam that held Lake Missoula at the end of the ice age ~12k years ago was located. ...
  7. Thread: Bartlett Boulder

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    Bartlett Boulder

    Its location has eluded me for years. All kinds of advice as to where it is. Anyone know exactly where it is?
  8. Thread: Parking

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    Parking

    Heading to ADKs for first time in awhile. I remember posts in past about crowds and consequent parking overflows at trail heads. What's the latest news / regs / advice???
  9. $10k and 6 months for a bridge repair? r they...

    $10k and 6 months for a bridge repair? r they nuts, or is something else going on??
  10. Is that bear still terrorizing Pasa and JJ??

    Is that bear still terrorizing Pasa and JJ??
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    Alzhmr must be setting in as I was there last...

    Alzhmr must be setting in as I was there last year. What's DUPR?
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    $10k and 6 months? Who the hell thought of this?...

    $10k and 6 months? Who the hell thought of this? Would a judge actually inpose a penatgty liek thos for 'walking on the grass?'
  13. Thread: soft shell Q

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    soft shell Q

    Never thought much about soft shells, until now - got one for birthday, and am curious as how use it.

    It's a NF 'ninble zip-shirt'. smooth outside, softer inside, but only 1 layer material. ...
  14. Thread: Ktaadn trails

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    Ktaadn trails

    Anyone hike the rerouted Abol trail yet??

    Also, Dudley trail to be redirected so not yo be as 'challenging'.
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    This was noted by David Paulides of Missing-411...

    This was noted by David Paulides of Missing-411 fame.

    https://twitter.com/canammissing/status/888488053869871104?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet.
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    Wierd maps. No contour lines, etc - or am I...

    Wierd maps. No contour lines, etc - or am I missing something??
  17. Thread: Tux pix

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    Tux pix

    Looking for pix of current conditions at Tux. Visited Friends of Tux, but no pix. Anyone know any websites, other than MtWash.org, that have current pix?
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    Has WV r/e gone up with the opening of expansio...

    Has WV r/e gone up with the opening of expansio at the ski area?
  19. Thread: Hips

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    I may be looking at a second (this time R hip)...

    I may be looking at a second (this time R hip) sooner than I had planned. Wooppie.

    However, have had NO issues with the L, and that was 1.5 years ago.
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    Do Harriman trails require traction / snowshoes...

    Do Harriman trails require traction / snowshoes this week? With 12" snow?
  21. Thread: Books for holidays

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    Books for holidays

    Santa's eleves are bugging me about hike/outdoor book suggestions. Anyone have good suggestions for the list anything this year?
  22. Thread: Hips

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    Jazz - great to hear you are doing well. As...

    Jazz - great to hear you are doing well. As for me, hard to believe, but I'm 1 year (11/10) from the surgery. Go for my 1 yr follow-up next week. Still walking 2-4 miles / day say 3-4x / week...
  23. Thread: Ellen/Abraham...VT

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    We descended the ski trails at GE (interesting to...

    We descended the ski trails at GE (interesting to see in summer w/o snow) and got a ride back to SB from a GE worker getting off shift. Lucky?

    There was some confusion at the top of the SB...
  24. Thread: Hips

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    *** I made it, but it rained like hell the...

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    I made it, but it rained like hell the entire time I was there. Rematch coming.

    Good to hear that you had a good experience. The surgical pain will pass in a week, and then a few more weeks...
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    I appreciate that this thread continues with its...

    I appreciate that this thread continues with its content. I originally was intrigued by the mystery of the story, but have become, as others have, more reflective on what I would do in same...
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