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    In a similar cases years ago, a group planning to...

    In a similar cases years ago, a group planning to hike the Franconia Ridge split up due to difficult conditions on the ridge. The group of experienced hikers who went on made it safely but the less...
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    It is too high on a per-person basis by an order...

    It is too high on a per-person basis by an order of magnitude for actual F&G expense, but since less than 1% of hikers will pay it will bring in too little



    By law it (less $3 or so to Internet...
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    Remember that this works by calendar year, so if...

    Remember that this works by calendar year, so if you are hiking in January 2015 you may need to have bought your boat registration for 2015 already even if the lake is still frozen :-)

    It's...
  4. If you want to visit another tower site in the...

    If you want to visit another tower site in the area, there was once a tower suitable for climbing by ladies in long dresses located just beyond the old pound in Hillsborough Center.

    The...
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    2015 Implementation of NH HikeSafe Card

    Hearing Monday was strictly on how electronic issuance would work, law already states card is for calendar year and sets fee as $25 individual, $35 family

    Card can only be purchased over Internet...
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    At the hikesafe hearing I asked Col. Garabedian...

    At the hikesafe hearing I asked Col. Garabedian how out-of-staters should contact F&G for rescues, he said to call F&G during day and state police 800 number at night. I said this might be instate...
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    F&G doesn't separate types of users, and the...

    F&G doesn't separate types of users, and the study you love to cite is over a decade old before the popularity of trail running exploded

    Trail runners need to recognize that there are doofus...
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    If you'll settle for halfway between, Gale River...

    If you'll settle for halfway between, Gale River Rd and Haystack Rd
  9. Poll: List is now available in 4 pieces, at bottom of...

    List is now available in 4 pieces, at bottom of http://hardcorenhhiking.blogspot.com/p/new-hampshire-100.html
  10. Poll: South Hancock fails by "a single foot" only on...

    South Hancock fails by "a single foot" only on the Possibles list, and by more on the other ones. One could create an Even More Possible list to better account for potential map errors which includes...
  11. This is previously discussed on VFTT, I have sent...

    This is previously discussed on VFTT, I have sent EdH 3 different maps showing where the tower was/is but he refuses to fix his list - sound familiar?
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    I don't think that the experienced in any sport...

    I don't think that the experienced in any sport are those most likely to need help, although IIRC Cave Dog had to be toted off the Long Trail by his staff

    Lacking flashlights is a frequent...
  13. Poll: NH is 200, sometimes :-) I have no problem...

    NH is 200, sometimes :-)

    I have no problem with the idea of an historic list like the Adk46 and perhaps the AMC FTFC should have retained their original list also, but I see no reason to use it to...
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    1. Do you carry a topo map in your pocket, in...

    1. Do you carry a topo map in your pocket, in your pack or leave it back in your vehicle?
    I usually carry an 8x11 folded 6 ways in my pocket, usually printed off an online mapping program and...
  15. Poll: How should col depths be calculated for a NH100 peak list?

    Obviously setting deeper col requirements will affect height-based lists by removing some peaks, the AMC 48 4k would become the 35 if a 300' col was used. A list of a certain number of peaks will...
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    It voluntarily raises a small fraction of the SAR...

    It voluntarily raises a small fraction of the SAR expense, so I would call it successful but not "quite"

    Having climbed over 100 peaks in Colo I have never seen one of these advertised there and I...
  17. Two related issues: Are you familiar with this...

    Two related issues:
    Are you familiar with this general area through nearby hikes?
    Have you done other hikes of similar difficulty and how recently?


    A great question, also add "how would you...
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    You are correct that the recreation plan for the...

    You are correct that the recreation plan for the Connecticut Headwaters doesn't allow private vehicle travel basically from the end of hunting season to the end of mud season. This was written by the...
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    >>My greatest worry is that the card will give a...

    >>My greatest worry is that the card will give a sense of entitlement to those who carry it and it
    >>will be the search and rescue people who will be putting their lives at risk.

    >SAR folks go...
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    Moose Mtn S, Hanover NH 8/24/14

    Moose Mtn is a longish ridge near Hanover that runs N-S about ten miles between maintained road crossings. The Appalachian Trail runs along the N half over two named summits, while the S half has...
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    1) Biggest issue with herd path is finding start...

    1) Biggest issue with herd path is finding start as of course there's no sign

    2) Strongly agree with clockwise, tough stuff is better uphill and you're under cover from afternoon storms sooner
  22. Is there any other indication of month?

    Is there any other indication of month?
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    There are many regional groups in NH...

    There are many regional groups in NH Cohas/RMC/WODC/SRKG/Wapack/Bearpaw to choose from based on where she lives or likes to hike, try local paper
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    Presumably SE I have seen this road gated in...

    Presumably SE

    I have seen this road gated in the past (in November), glad to see it's open
  25. I have no problem with Kenyans showing up and...

    I have no problem with Kenyans showing up and winning the Boston Marathon if they have the ability, but I see no reason to allow them to decide to shorten the course in perpetuity long after they're...
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