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    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife...

    Watch the videos of climbers traversing the knife edge on Capitol Peak in CO. About 1/2 the altitude, but significant exposure.
  2. The last few times I stopped by the Saco office...

    The last few times I stopped by the Saco office they have been open, but the restrooms closed.

    Thanks for the info on the free veterans park pass. I wasn't aware of that. Good to know in case I...
  3. Everyone likes wind turbines, except for those...

    Everyone likes wind turbines, except for those that have to live or work near them.

    https://www.mdislander.com/maine-news/waterfront/fishermen-oppose-offshore-wind-as-alternative-energy-option
  4. And yet the website says they are open. ...

    And yet the website says they are open. :confused: The price on that senior pass sure jumped dramatically a few years after I got mine.
  5. For ocean-going kayaks, there is this: ...

    For ocean-going kayaks, there is this:

    https://mita.org/trail/
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    Seen in the Elk Lake parking area for the Dix...

    Seen in the Elk Lake parking area for the Dix Range back in 2001

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    And my understanding is that it is NOT one of the moderators

    Not an official plate, but still very cool
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    I would expect it to be similar to the reply a ME...

    I would expect it to be similar to the reply a ME resident would get writing to complain about employees in a CT state park :rolleyes:
  8. Maine is about 89% forested (highest of any...

    Maine is about 89% forested (highest of any state) but about 90% of that is in private hands. When you subtract the WMNF, Baxter and Acadia, there is really not much public land in Maine percentage...
  9. Does anybody know when control of 13 Falls passed...

    Does anybody know when control of 13 Falls passed from the WMNF to the AMC? Was it done when the shelter was removed?
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    There are plenty of year-round residents on...

    There are plenty of year-round residents on Forest Lake. It is a true gem. I can't believe someone would propose something like this, but I really shouldn't be surprised. The proposed landfill is...
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    I don't know what the latest trail conditions...

    I don't know what the latest trail conditions are, but the Mt Shaw Trail does not get closed for mud season if that's what you mean. It has a very small lot.
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    That's funny! Very good Tim.

    That's funny! Very good Tim.
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    Thanks for the info. I guess everything is a...

    Thanks for the info. I guess everything is a compromise...
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    Great video Rhody! You had some unbelievable...

    Great video Rhody! You had some unbelievable weather. You made a good decision on The Cornice Trail...it's tedious. What brand of snowshoes do you use? I ask because they fold very flat on your...
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    A quick google search says that Walmart accepts...

    A quick google search says that Walmart accepts them as well as many supermarkets. I have no first hand experience here, but it's easy to find out if the ones near you do.
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    Viewing from the Grand Teton...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKFryKqXWFo
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    According to the manufacturer they are...

    According to the manufacturer they are recyclable.

    https://ziploc.com/en/sustainability-and-safety
  18. My sister lives in Jackson Hole and has first...

    My sister lives in Jackson Hole and has first hand experience of what happens when the eclipse comes to town. I don't plan on being anywhere near that path.
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    It does. Luckily, the only place that I have...

    It does. Luckily, the only place that I have ever had to use a reservation system is at Lake O"Hara in Yoho National Park. The lake is surrounded by spectacular trails but you either have to walk...
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    Ominous indeed. And that is a really popular...

    Ominous indeed. And that is a really popular access point with lots of trailheads leading from it.

    There was a time decades ago when you needed a wilderness permit to camp in the Great Gulf,...
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    Ya know, there used to be an excuse for this sort...

    Ya know, there used to be an excuse for this sort of nonsense. You had to rely on the TV weather forecast and maybe read a guidebook or two to have some idea of what the conditions would be. But...
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    I have been wondering the same thing. Maybe...

    I have been wondering the same thing. Maybe something like a Sorel?
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    That is indeed a steep and dangerous section in...

    That is indeed a steep and dangerous section in wet/icy conditions. In 1968 one of the hikers in our group of teens injured his ankle while we were descending in the rain (full packs) headed for the...
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    Funny. Well, back in my college days there were...

    Funny. Well, back in my college days there were times that I was "three sheets to the wind". ;)
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    LOL You don't exactly have to be Columbo to...

    LOL You don't exactly have to be Columbo to figure out what my post implies with regards to the post it quoted.
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