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    Just back from a stellar 5 day camping/hiking...

    Just back from a stellar 5 day camping/hiking trip to Maine, where I picked up Big Moose, Coburn, White Cap, Baker and Doubletop. Couldn’t have asked for better weather and conditions! :D Leaves me...
  2. Fantastic photo trip report! Thanks for sharing....

    Fantastic photo trip report! Thanks for sharing.

    I hiked about 97 percent of the way to the summit of Jackson Peak a number of years ago before turning back on hard packed snow on the summit...
  3. Nice hike, great views from the tower. Lots of...

    Nice hike, great views from the tower. Lots of folks out enjoying the trail today. Obviously freshly cut.

    One correction though. The graphic on the Channel 10 story indicates that the trailhead...
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    No big deal it seems for the northern Northeast...

    No big deal it seems for the northern Northeast mountains. Was on the coast of Maine until today and a bit concerned that Henri might fall into the Floyd/Irene category and wreck my Maine P2K hiking...
  5. Thanks. Been waiting for this to officially open...

    Thanks. Been waiting for this to officially open up since my last “new” fire-tower peak … Stillwater Mountain way out in the boonies. Gonna hit it up on Friday … hopefully with the wife and kiddo. :D
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    Nice report! Always dig your contributions,...

    Nice report! Always dig your contributions, Spencer.
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    Have had a few in the 17-18 hour category. A...

    Have had a few in the 17-18 hour category. A 2005 Presi traverse and a 2006 Great Range traverse (see nartreb’s post) both came in around 17 hours. My 2015 Denali summit day was also pretty epic...
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    Somewhere in the space/time continuum, what used...

    Somewhere in the space/time continuum, what used to be peakbagging became list-bagging and peakbagging became just summiting any old mountain whether it is on a list or not.

    I say that only as a...
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    ^^^ My current plan is to start from the...

    ^^^

    My current plan is to start from the south.

    https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/maine/doubletop-mountain-trail

    Would be interested to read experiences others have had.
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    Long drive indeed. Fortunately, most of my...

    Long drive indeed. Fortunately, most of my remaining P2Ks are in the general neighborhood of Greenville so I’m gonna set up shop on the shores of Moosehead Lake for four nights or so and then head...
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    Yes. Keep telling myself I’m done with lists...

    Yes. Keep telling myself I’m done with lists after each list completion and yet I just keep on doing it. Hic.

    Current project: Northeast P2Ks. Seven to go, all in Maine, with a weeklong post...
  12. Nice report. Love that entire area. Lots of...

    Nice report. Love that entire area. Lots of great peaks.

    Good luck if you choose to pursue other state highpoints. It’s an addicting hobby for sure.
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    Thread needs a healthy dose of State Troopers...

    Thread needs a healthy dose of State Troopers doing the State Trooper thing.

    Maine State Trooper issues speeding ticket
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    Blackhead Range, circa 2018, on a beautiful...

    Blackhead Range, circa 2018, on a beautiful spring day. We crossed paths I think between Black Dome and Blackhead and I recognized you from one of your library speeches. But alas, I introduced...
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    As to the question in the OP, that’s the first...

    As to the question in the OP, that’s the first “official” hiking themed plate I’ve seen in NY. Really a big push to draw people away from that cluster of 46 peaks in the Adirondacks. The Catskill...
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    The one on the left is seen regularly in my...

    The one on the left is seen regularly in my driveway. The one on the right ... dunno about that guy. :p

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    No matter where I go, I expect a parade or at...

    No matter where I go, I expect a parade or at least something akin to everyone enthusiastically saying “Norm” when he walks into Cheers. Anything less is a disappointment.

    Seriously though, I...
  18. A little more detail including the identity of...

    A little more detail including the identity of the hiker ... Robert Gerity, said to be an avid hiker who died doing what he loved.
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  19. ... and just because it’s not technical...

    ... and just because it’s not technical hiking/climbing terrain doesn’t mean it’s inaccurate to call the extrication (recovery) technical. Ropes and other equipment were required for it, thus making...
  20. It’s a regular old hiking trail. Nothing...

    It’s a regular old hiking trail. Nothing particularly noteworthy. Steepish in parts in the upper reaches but still solidly class 1 ... was up it with with my 10-year-old a couple of summers ago. I...
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    Very sad. Haven’t done a ton of winter...

    Very sad.

    Haven’t done a ton of winter hiking in the Whites, but two of my trips have struck home this week. Finally started reading “The Last Traverse,” which follows a Franconia Ridge loop...
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    Plus one on Barred Woods. Picked up a couple of...

    Plus one on Barred Woods. Picked up a couple of quarts of Grade A Amber at the end of a hike when I was up that way last week. Absolutely top notch stuff. Super friendly couple who even came me an...
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    Private property issues out west as well. ...

    Private property issues out west as well. Culebra for example ...

    https://www.aspentimes.com/sports/colorados-culebra-the-only-private-14er-in-the-country/

    Only list I ever tackled where...
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    I always find it interesting how aggressively the...

    I always find it interesting how aggressively the hiking/outdoors community is willing to defend the property rights of people who think they own mountains. Legally speaking, there is no more low...
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    Super satisfying day on Cold Hollow Mountain...

    Super satisfying day on Cold Hollow Mountain today to close out Vermont. Since my last P2K post, I also closed out New Hampshire, leaving me with just seven P2K peaks in Maine. First summit of Cold...
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