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    Done and thanks!

    Done and thanks!
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    I would second Joe's recommendation. You also can...

    I would second Joe's recommendation. You also can check out various nearby opportunities from these organizations:

    http://downeastcoastalconservancy.org/dcc-trails/
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    That's cool Hillwalker! Found these from the not...

    That's cool Hillwalker!
    Found these from the not too distant past. A little hazy on both days, but certainly you see the scars on Anderson in 2001.

    2010
    https://goo.gl/photos/gK528rgUztwTixhP7...
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    Also FWIW, I'm a slight bit faster than "book...

    Also FWIW, I'm a slight bit faster than "book time" in the Whites and when I did Ellen and Abraham out-and-back from Lincoln Gap in 2010, I was at 7 hours. And that was with ample photo stops. I...
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    Moriah!...

    Moriah! https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-WRxopuyu0xQ/TV3k3V4f--I/AAAAAAAAEPE/YMAPmcMnxZ0_2C7veV35Icv8XmucGWvzACCo/s640/IMG_0840.jpg

    TPBM is a canister for a NEHH summit in Maine.
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    5503 TPBM is a picture of a WMNF bridge that's...

    5503

    TPBM is a picture of a WMNF bridge that's been removed.
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    Here's my track...

    Here's my track from a few years back. Almost 10 miles;I went on the service road for some of it but I don't think that greatly affected the distance.
    Best!
    chipc
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    Redington - really a 4000 footer? ...

    Redington - really a 4000 footer?

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-yp7ByP5Ygtk/UBnfJhFAhlI/AAAAAAAAHNE/SlGwB9Hy2OU/s400-Ic42/DSC02894.JPG
  9. Thread: Thoreau article

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    One of my colleagues at BU has used some of...

    One of my colleagues at BU has used some of Thoreau's records for research on climate change. He's written several articles using this work and has written a rebuttal to The New Yorker article.
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    Sorry for your loss and thanks for sharing your...

    Sorry for your loss and thanks for sharing your hikes with Lauky (and Duffy) over the years - we've enjoyed reading about your adventures!
    chipc
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    I was just able activate it. I had to enter my...

    I was just able activate it. I had to enter my email address as the username, and for the password you use "GEPFREE". Should be fun to play with!
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    Neat - also found this reference to a second...

    Neat - also found this reference to a second Dartmouth alum (see the second entry) who is part of the mission. http://dartmouthalumnimagazine.com/articles/voices-wilderness-5
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    Moosilauke Basin - no not that one

    Maybe this stretches the definition of General Backcountry, but I was reading about the Mars Curiosity mission in today's New York Times and noticed that on the rover's route was a "Moosilauke Basin"...
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    Just a few to add: 1) Hedgehog - taking the UNH...

    Just a few to add:
    1) Hedgehog - taking the UNH west branch gets you to the summit and avoids the ledges.
    2) Potash, similar to Hedgehog in views and effort
    3) Whitehorse Ledge - there's couple...
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    article on trail running in the Whites

    Nice "historical" article in the current Appalachia on trail running in the Whites. Many of the names will look familiar to VFTTers!
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    No quibble - I just know from experience in the...

    No quibble - I just know from experience in the lab arena that it can degrade probably depending on exposure to air. But if foams in a cut, it's fine. I was just concerned that some might keep a...
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    I am so sorry you had to go through this, but as...

    I am so sorry you had to go through this, but as someone who hikes with their dogs I am appreciative that you posted this. I had no idea.

    Just a quick note on 3% hydrogen peroxide - if you plan to...
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    East Pond from Kancamagus

    Date of Hike: October 26, 2013

    Trail Conditions: Trail from the Kanc to East pond was in great shape with a light dusting of snow at higher elevations. The lower stream crossing (Pine Brook) was...
  19. Well done (and a great report)!

    Well done (and a great report)!
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    Not being a climber, I'll go with Ed Viesturs'...

    Not being a climber, I'll go with Ed Viesturs' view:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/01/opinion/the-right-way-to-do-the-hillary-step.html?src=twr&_r=0
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    I believe I saw that episode. Quite intriguing! ...

    I believe I saw that episode. Quite intriguing! That's great it's working for you.
    I think this is the correct one:...
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    Yes, the map that I got with the AMC's "Discover Acadia National Park" has the mileage. This was the second edition bought a number of years back. I assume the new edition has a similar map.
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  23. New England "Leaf Out" Project - your help needed

    A colleague of mine at Boston University is asking the public to submit observations of tree “leaf out” times this spring from across New England to better understand the impacts of climate change on...
  24. Apologies if I missed a recommendation for Steve...

    Apologies if I missed a recommendation for Steve Smith's book earlier in the thread:

    http://www.mountainwanderer.com/proddetail.php?prod=WSW01

    Excellent guide to beginning winter hiking in the...
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    cool view of Everest

    Everest from the ISS
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