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  1. They usually have a pair of jersey barriers in...

    They usually have a pair of jersey barriers in place blocking entry when closed.
  2. It looks like nothing is there for parking...

    It looks like nothing is there for parking because there is none. :p

    McCrillis Path starts up off a driveway on private land, so the parking is 3/4 mile away at Flat Mtn Pond. The road walk is...
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    Run Sue Run! Outside Mag article.

    https://www.outsideonline.com/2343091/best-ultrarunner-fkt-sue-johnston

    VFTT’s very own!

    I do not know Sue personally, but have been around here for years and appreciate her style. Never...
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    Or a Subaru Forester.

    Or a Subaru Forester.
  5. Thread: BSP Trp

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    Nicely done. I enjoyed the Saddle to Baxter...

    Nicely done. I enjoyed the Saddle to Baxter Cut-Off descent this past July on my way back down to Hunt.

    After an out and back across the Knife Edge, I only spent a few minutes at the Baxter...
  6. Thread: New AT record

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    Ha, now that would be something. Would take a...

    Ha, now that would be something. Would take a real masoshist SOB!
  7. Agreed. Hiked it back in May for a good view of...

    Agreed. Hiked it back in May for a good view of Loon. I got one but I had to work for it bushin’ around, a little disappointed. Probably won’t be back for a while.
  8. Thread: New AT record

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    **UPDATE** Karel finished at 41d 7h 39m....

    **UPDATE** Karel finished at 41d 7h 39m. Congratulations to him, impressive.

    Barring something crazy happening, a new supported speed record will be set today. And it’s no nail biter...

    Karel...
  9. Which coincides with the creation of Instagram....

    Which coincides with the creation of Instagram. #IHikedBeforeInstagramMadeItCool *sigh*

    I’m with you sierra, I did the loop up there a couple years back on a Friday. My Uncle wanted to hike it so...
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    Let’s just say as a good first rule of thumb... ...

    Let’s just say as a good first rule of thumb...

    If you need to duck when walking under your bear hang, or if you CAN’T walk directly under it. It’s not hung high enough! Lol
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    With all the clueless noobs trying their hand at...

    With all the clueless noobs trying their hand at hiking and backpacking these days, the pickin’s must be easy for Yogi. Some people’s attempts at a legit bear bag hang that I’ve seen have been...
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    It probably isn’t that hard, and in theory it...

    It probably isn’t that hard, and in theory it should work fine. But I’ve always just skipped the possible fuel waste, singed fingers, and extra effort and used my lighter or torch. Boom, easy. Easy...
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    I understand the thought, like it... But just...

    I understand the thought, like it...

    But just pack a lighter, why make things harder than they need to be? Its already tough enough backcountry cooking when you’re tired at the end of a long day....
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    I’ve always looked at Wamsutta and Chandler Brook...

    I’ve always looked at Wamsutta and Chandler Brook and thought of connecting them for a loop via the auto road’s winter cutoff route. Aside from being adjacent to/on the auto road for some distance,...
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    Caribou Tr. (North) - Bog Road, Maine.

    Not the busiest or most popular trail head but just a heads up. You may want to avoid it for the next couple weeks because the parking could be swamped.

    Aug 5-18, the “Rainbow Family” is holding a...
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    I am headed up to Baxter tomorrow morning (Fri)...

    I am headed up to Baxter tomorrow morning (Fri) for 4.5 days of hiking including the Brothers and Fort. Staying at South Branch Ponds for 2 nights And Nesowadnehunk for 3. Will try and pay attention...
  17. Thread: Mittersill

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    The view from Mittersill summit is great, yes. ...

    The view from Mittersill summit is great, yes.

    Maybe its that one section on Steve’s blog that really sticks out in my mind. Either way hiking ski trails isn’t my taste. Also I saw the upper part...
  18. Thread: Mittersill

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    In my opinion, this trail was a certified POS...

    In my opinion, this trail was a certified POS when it was open. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. Climbs the ski trails and is loaded with loose and eroded grus soil, tedious and unenjoyable. I...
  19. Tuckerman Ravine Trail Closures - Summer 2018 Bridge Work

    Looks like the first and last bridges are being re-done. Detours around via the Sherburne Ski trail.

    http://www.friendsoftuckermanravine.org/tuckerman_ravine_trail
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    Not signed. But if you’re looking for it, I’d say...

    Not signed. But if you’re looking for it, I’d say you can’t miss it. Flows across the trail at a tiny meadow.
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    A memorable way I’ve made the trip was with a...

    A memorable way I’ve made the trip was with a bike stashed in the woods at Glen Boulder trailhead. Hiked the normal way in via Rocky Branch, Iso, Davis. Out via Davis and Glen boulder with a nice...
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    “5 yr old hikes...” Warner Hill on the AT, off...

    “5 yr old hikes...”

    Warner Hill on the AT, off Kirchner Rd near Dalton. Can’t be more than a couple miles out and back round trip. But the summit has a view of Mt Greylock from a clearing. Some of...
  23. Thread: Storm damage

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    Tripoli Rd is only closed from Waterville side to...

    Tripoli Rd is only closed from Waterville side to the height of land. I was able to hike Tecumseh today from the West via I93/Exit31. Osceola trailhead also accessible via this side, gate is closed...
  24. Thread: Storm Phillipe

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    Pemigewassett gauge here in Plymouth topped out...

    Pemigewassett gauge here in Plymouth topped out an hour ago a couple feet below Irene levels at 19.76ft. Just across the river in Holderness is flooded at the gas stations (the usual spot.) Multiple...
  25. Thread: Dry River Trail

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    I was up in there this week. I accessed Dry River...

    I was up in there this week. I accessed Dry River tr via Dry River Cut-Off so can only comment on the trail from Mt Eisenhower trail junction, North. I stayed a night at Dry River #3, which I thought...
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