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  1. Thursday June 13th 2019 " A Rough day up on the Rock Pile"

    Two rescues in one day on Mt. Washington. One resulting in a fatality. Condolences to family and friends.

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    Think that might be “Dingo”. He is everywhere and...

    Think that might be “Dingo”. He is everywhere and has the wealth of knowledge to prove it.
  3. https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/maine/arti...

    https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/maine/articles/2019-06-12/mills-vetoes-bills-that-target-cmp-transmission-project
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    The Black flies got eaten by the mosquitos whom...

    The Black flies got eaten by the mosquitos whom have now moved on to their next victim. ...
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    Not sure whom “You” is but like I said let’s play...

    Not sure whom “You” is but like I said let’s play nice.:) I happen to agree with this post. For the record I am a long time financial supporter to the Ob’s. I’ve never ridden the Cog but have used...
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    A lot of tree huggers complained when they built...

    A lot of tree huggers complained when they built that store. I’ll admit Walmart is my go to place when I go fishing on the North end of Lake George. One stop shopping.
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    I guess with Seek the Peak coming up The Ob’s...

    I guess with Seek the Peak coming up The Ob’s figures it’s going to have some money to burn on legal fees. Better be careful being a non- profit and only at 20% of your annual goal thus far. Presby...
  8. Seems as if they may have gotten the cart out in...

    Seems as if they may have gotten the cart out in front of the horse. If they are falling apart this early in the game it's not a good sign. The idea looks like it was hatched about 30 years ago but...
  9. So much for build it and they will come.

    So much for build it and they will come.
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    Definitely creepy. Looks like it is part of...

    Definitely creepy. Looks like it is part of mating behavior between two males possibly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4ewNJ77xT8
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    I agree on the permitting. I have traveled to...

    I agree on the permitting. I have traveled to many of the same places you mentioned. If people can plan accordingly and buy their camping ticket or trail permit online ahead of time then a day permit...
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    Forgot my cook pot the first night on a Winter AT...

    Forgot my cook pot the first night on a Winter AT traverse of Ct. Fortunately someone left a Bud Can at the next shelter. I cut one end off and cooked out of it for the rest of the trip.
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    Guides come in different flavors. In other words...

    Guides come in different flavors. In other words the way Guides guide is not homogenous across the board. The same goes for their clients. To take all individuals that are guided and pigeon them into...
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    This has always been a great resource for us...

    This has always been a great resource for us going back 25-30 years. "Cooking the One Burner Way"
    by Melissa Gray, Buck Tilton
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    Snow in the Whites just isn't for me......

    Snow in the Whites just isn't for me... "Everybody"!:D
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    Another angle of your trip to consider other than...

    Another angle of your trip to consider other than the hiking is the driving. The latter of which is very scenic also. If you are going as far south as Asheville. I would highly suggest at least...
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    Too bad “Dad’s Disco” closed a few decades ago.

    Too bad “Dad’s Disco” closed a few decades ago.
  18. Great info Tim. Thanks!

    Great info Tim. Thanks!
  19. Is there a way to view this article without...

    Is there a way to view this article without actually subscribing to the source cited? Not only is the Union Leader a politically biased source. I really don’t care to take on any cookies they may be...
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    Personally I would not consider The Union Leader...

    Personally I would not consider The Union Leader as a primary source of information when it comes to rescues in The White Mountains. Their track record speaks for itself.
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    6206 Agreed. But today I’m using a smaller data...

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    Agreed. But today I’m using a smaller data set. Here’s a pic from the Avalanche Center.:p;):)
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    Go ask TEO.:D He’s the one with all the...

    Go ask TEO.:D He’s the one with all the statistical data on late season snow fall and coverage.;)
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    OK you win!;)We can split hairs but when I stated...

    OK you win!;)We can split hairs but when I stated “more the norm” I was referring to the Ravine and skiing longevity. Take it for what it’s worth objective or subjective. I’ll leave the rest up to...
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    Agreed. But back to OP. Maybe The “The Longest...

    Agreed. But back to OP. Maybe The “The Longest Snow Cover” does not mean the same thing to everyone. Yes you can throw statistical data at it but again that is up to interpretation. Is Mount...
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    Some great data. But it ain’t Tuck’s! The thing...

    Some great data. But it ain’t Tuck’s! The thing that is always interesting is that statistical information needs to be interpreted. For instance my notes show skiing Tucks July 3rd and 4th,1978....
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