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    I have a Thule Hullavator and selected the...

    I have a Thule Hullavator and selected the footers based on the recommendation in Thule's website. When I changed cars the same footer was prescribed but for the vehicle I'm considering now, it would...
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    Ever in search of the silver lining, and...

    Ever in search of the silver lining, and opportunity, in any situation, here are some positives to consider that may apply to current overuse of trails as described by some:

    1. People have been...
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    I'm headed to SC and GA soon and glad they're...

    I'm headed to SC and GA soon and glad they're "opening up". I can keep a social distance and face mask there as easily as anywhere else. The southern end of and approach to the AT and Springer Mtn...
  4. I've known several people with knee and hip...

    I've known several people with knee and hip replacements and it was conclusive that the sooner you start using it and exercising, the better. However, in a couple incidents, overdoing it resulted in...
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    A quick look did not find the sketches but I took...

    A quick look did not find the sketches but I took a few cell phone photo that your way will come soon.
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    I built one out of 2x4 pressure treated stock...

    I built one out of 2x4 pressure treated stock lumber but don't have a photo. It has three levels, one for ladders etc., the other two for kayaks.

    I started with 2 - 12' about 3' apart mounted on...
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    Good points all. My antidote to the first...

    Good points all.

    My antidote to the first three was best addressed when I finished the "list" and felt the liberation to wander aimlessly where others generally have no interest, or perhaps time,...
  8. I'm in that 2nd home demographic and seriously...

    I'm in that 2nd home demographic and seriously considered northern New England, having bid on a few places and going as far as a P&S on one. The objection to me is that I wanted to limit travel to...
  9. Here's to those who plan their treks around the...

    Here's to those who plan their treks around the interests and skills of their friends.

    Faced with a similar challenge some years ago, on an unsettled winter day with a mix of whiteout snow...
  10. Reminiscing: By far, our favorite restaurant...

    Reminiscing: By far, our favorite restaurant ever in the White Mountains region was Govoni's, a quaint small white converted cottage tucked between rt. 112 west of North Woodstock and a small scenic...
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    You might check with the forest service. There's...

    You might check with the forest service. There's often a supply. We've been there with a reservation (in late Oct.) and had plenty of firewood but brought up a water supply, a couple 2 gallon jugs...
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    We followed a road from the north end of...

    We followed a road from the north end of Flagstaff Lake Hut parking lot out of curiosity and found it was only about a 15 minute walk to the hut.
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    My brain is wired with the 'seek unpaved road'...

    My brain is wired with the 'seek unpaved road' option ... and I looooove paper maps. You see and experience so much more off the main roads, as with the grid in MNSHO, and my wife razzed me about...
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    Yes, the aggressive pursuits of self righteous...

    Yes, the aggressive pursuits of self righteous extremists like Ferlander was fodder for the term Massholes and there is still some resentment of our license plates up north which, at least partially,...
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    I 2nd the notion you don't have to go as far as...

    I 2nd the notion you don't have to go as far as Yosemite. Another closer and equally dramatic side trip would be anywhere in the Canadian Rockies. Banff is closest to the border, aside from...
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    I'd go out on a ledge and suggest that it was...

    I'd go out on a ledge and suggest that it was sometime between 1987 and 2007. :)

    My 1992 edition, the 25th, continues with "E" (4041'). My 1998 edition, the 26th, changes it to "D" (4050') and...
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    Be careful! The name of this very forum might be...

    Be careful! The name of this very forum might be in trouble. I use "backcountry" as an adjective, a noun and maybe even a verb but now I have a couple other uses ... a profanity, an adverb e.g....
  18. Thank you, Pat and Audrey, for your generous and...

    Thank you, Pat and Audrey, for your generous and gracious hospitality which reunites and introduces an exceptional group of hikers and their support system! I hope you can continue this tradition for...
  19. Thread: Tourism pledges

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    While I agree that our stewardship of all that is...

    While I agree that our stewardship of all that is around us, including our own species, is our highest calling, I do not think that signing a pledge has much to do with that. I, too, would not likely...
  20. Yes, age will slow down one's pace but so will...

    Yes, age will slow down one's pace but so will the desire, appreciation and spiritual engagement of the place you are at. Maybe one's age should not be cited in the context of pace but in the...
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    A good patient will learn whatever they can from...

    A good patient will learn whatever they can from a variety of sources, I prefer medical related references, but the personal advice from a source like VFTT should be weighed as I've found the members...
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    At a loss as to how to patch something and in too...

    At a loss as to how to patch something and in too much of a hurry or considered the product was not worth much effort, I used duct tape. After all, it holds Alaska together. I found it to last...
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    You might as well get a job there and at least...

    You might as well get a job there and at least get paid for the time you spend in the store!
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    The Bigelow Range begs for the loop which takes...

    The Bigelow Range begs for the loop which takes you over So. Horn with a short spur over to No. Horn before Avery and West Peak. That is a good ridgeline, much exposed.

    Did not realize Middle...
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    REI is building a new store outside of...

    REI is building a new store outside of Manchester, NH, Bedford. It will be in the same center as Trader Joe's ... now there's a twofer for ya.
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