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  1. I like Mercury Mitt shells with Fox River...

    I like Mercury Mitt shells with Fox River three-layer gloves or double mitts.
  2. I found that once the insulation gets wet, that...

    I found that once the insulation gets wet, that type of glove takes about a week to dry. They would be suitable for ice climbing on weekends.
  3. I have not tried those, but like these: ...

    I have not tried those, but like these: https://www.backcountry.com/gordini-polar-glove-mens?skid=GOR0035-BK-M&ti=UExQIENhdDpNZW4ncyBHbG92ZXM6MTo1OmJjLW1lbnMtZ2xvdmVz
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    My current winter bag is the FF Peregrine, which...

    My current winter bag is the FF Peregrine, which is a big improvement over what I used for winter camping for many years. Based on my experience, I'll agree with your original thought that using a 0...
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    Poll: I don't wear a monitor, but do pay attention to...

    I don't wear a monitor, but do pay attention to my heart rate while hiking and, occasionally, stop to check my pulse using my wristwatch. I do try to keep my heart rate low so that I don't "bonk." ...
  6. Thread: "Augmented"

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    This guy (be sure to watch Part II): ...

    This guy (be sure to watch Part II): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6_0nI5U-Qg
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    Also, the cost per night to stay at a hut is not...

    Also, the cost per night to stay at a hut is not much different than what skiers pay at many resorts to ride the chairlifts for a day. There's no shortage of people willing to pay for either of...
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    I think that some people may think of AMC members...

    I think that some people may think of AMC members as rugged, highly experienced outdoorsy folks and new hikers may feel intimidated to try and join the club. The new logo may be a symbol that...
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    Because the body stores calories in the form of...

    Because the body stores calories in the form of glycogen and fat, the formula does not accurately calculate the calories that must be consumed during the activity. I usually eat little while hiking...
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    If you're now using a mummy bag, perhaps just...

    If you're now using a mummy bag, perhaps just switching to a rectangular bag will allow you to roll over inside the bag without rolling off the pad. Sierra Trading Post is one place that has good...
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    https://www.stowe.com/Plan-Your-Trip/Lift-Access/P...

    https://www.stowe.com/Plan-Your-Trip/Lift-Access/Passes/Epic-Local-Pass.aspx
  12. If I'm hiking along watching where I place my...

    If I'm hiking along watching where I place my feet and someone coming the other way is doing the same thing and the trail is wide enough for us to pass, then I probably won't say anything. If the...
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    Plenty of deer flies in Southern Vermont, south...

    Plenty of deer flies in Southern Vermont, south of Stratton Mtn.
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    Probably the worst situation I encountered was on...

    Probably the worst situation I encountered was on a backpacking trip when I left my spare headlamp batteries in the glove box of my car. The first night was when I realized my mistake, but it was...
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    Here's one option: ...

    Here's one option: https://www.hawkmountain.org/visit/visit/page.aspx?id=222
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    The pasta is dry and the cans are small. You can...

    The pasta is dry and the cans are small. You can also get meats in foil pouches and dried sauce mixes.
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    I like pasta with various types of canned meats...

    I like pasta with various types of canned meats and sauces.
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    You could try the VAST map. ...

    You could try the VAST map. https://vtvast.org/trails.html

    Here's a really good map: http://vtrans.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?appid=2b310c475274402bb9a03eadd69991bf. If you...
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    I've been happy with my OR Ferrosi jacket. They...

    I've been happy with my OR Ferrosi jacket. They also make Ferrosi pants and if I were looking for another pair of hiking pants, that's what I would try.
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    On some mountains there's a lot less daylight in...

    On some mountains there's a lot less daylight in winter, regardless of the weather.
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    My answer would be "How do you define winter?"

    My answer would be "How do you define winter?"
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    I'll bet the bushwhacker learned something about...

    I'll bet the bushwhacker learned something about following trails as a result of this trip. Y'all did well by sticking together and staying out of trouble. If I were the leader, I would not let him...
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    https://www.nhpr.org/post/climber-dies-after-fall-...

    https://www.nhpr.org/post/climber-dies-after-fall-mount-washington#stream/0
  24. I've never liked the taste of Gatorade and once...

    I've never liked the taste of Gatorade and once tried drinking more water than usual (over the course of several days) and it just made me take more trips to the restroom. I guess the next thing I...
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    The first time I saw "The Deer Hunter" I wondered...

    The first time I saw "The Deer Hunter" I wondered where in Pennsylvania they went deer hunting.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur94GUaOjL8
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