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    When I hiked with my son, he often ditched me,...

    When I hiked with my son, he often ditched me, but I always made him stop at intersections and stream crossings. It seemed to work out fine!
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    I'm surprised Mt. Tom wasn't one of the cat's...

    I'm surprised Mt. Tom wasn't one of the cat's favorites.

    =^.^= __)
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    peakbagger, if you want a sticker to tide you...

    peakbagger, if you want a sticker to tide you over, I have a couple extra.

    I'd happily put one in the mail to you, from one Toyota owner to another!
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    I keep a can of PAM in the trunk of my car and...

    I keep a can of PAM in the trunk of my car and give my snowshoes or crampons a shot of lube before I hit the trail.

    It may not be good for the metal, but it always seems to prevent the balling...
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    Update to the update: And my GPS and maps are...

    Update to the update:

    And my GPS and maps are working perfectly again.

    I called Garmin on Monday and described what jniehof and I discovered. They conveniently replaced the SD card for a...
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    Update! jniehof and I tinkered around with my...

    Update!

    jniehof and I tinkered around with my GPS. The unit could read his SD card(s) without issue. His unit could not read my SD card. So, the problem is with the card.

    Upon further...
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    Thanks for your help, Capt, DougPaul, and...

    Thanks for your help, Capt, DougPaul, and IamKrzys! Your suggestions make a lot of sense to me.

    I am going to get together with jniehof, (who lives nearby, and who I know from trail maintenance),...
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    Thanks, guys! I've looked at the Setup for...

    Thanks, guys!

    I've looked at the Setup for maps and it's got all these oddball options: Austria, Grand Canyon, Switzerland, Mont Blanc, etc... I have never seen or used any of these before.

    The...
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    I don't have a different reader, hmmm... Looks...

    I don't have a different reader, hmmm...

    Looks like a housecall may be necessary.

    Thanks, neighbor!
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    And now, out of the blue, a blast from the past,...

    And now, out of the blue, a blast from the past, another GPS question!

    I have used my Garmin GPS MAP64s for 5 years! (see above!)

    I hike every weekend, and then some, and I have never done...
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    Great job! Oh, the stories you must have!

    Great job!

    Oh, the stories you must have!
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    Hi Alex! I can only hike during the weekends, but...

    Hi Alex! I can only hike during the weekends, but I am totally up for some socially-distant car-spotting reciprocation if our goals match up!

    I have hiked 85% of the trails in the WMNF. Oddly...
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    Thanks for the clarification. Now I get to watch...

    Thanks for the clarification. Now I get to watch more films!
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    FWIW, All of the Banff Mountain Film Festival...

    FWIW, All of the Banff Mountain Film Festival films for this past year are available for free here:

    https://www.docdroid.net/lR9Mzcw/banff-movie-festival-pdf

    I've been working my way through...
  15. NH "Most Scenic Hike" description seems short on intel

    I had already guessed that the Franconia Ridge Trail would be listed as NH's most scenic trail in this clickbait.
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    Thanks for keeping us informed!

    Thanks for keeping us informed!
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    Great subject, hikerbrian. I am still enthused...

    Great subject, hikerbrian.

    I am still enthused about hiking in the Whites, but it's not a long drive for me. I think I have a different hiking style than most and this is what allows me to ignore...
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    I rarely filter or treat water, but when I do,...

    I rarely filter or treat water, but when I do, I've been using the Katadyn Be Free for the past few years.

    https://www.katadyn.com/us/us/14946-8019639-katadyn-befree-0.6L_usa

    It's simple to...
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    ^^^^^^^ :rolleyes: Done! Thanks for all you...

    ^^^^^^^

    :rolleyes:

    Done! Thanks for all you do!
  20. Gorgeous shots! Thanks for posting the link here!

    Gorgeous shots! Thanks for posting the link here!
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    Gene was an absolute legend. I met him a few...

    Gene was an absolute legend. I met him a few times in my tenure as an AMC Trails Committee member. My most memorable interaction, however, was a winter day on Cannon in the 80s when I mentioned to...
  22. Oddly enough, the trail does not seem steep at...

    Oddly enough, the trail does not seem steep at all when I am cleaning waterbars on the way up ;)

    Here's a nice summer view from the top: 6316
  23. For example, Shoestring Gully:...

    For example, Shoestring Gully: http://goeast.ems.com/ice-climb-shoestring-gully/
  24. Greetings! Webster Cliff Trail begins on the...

    Greetings!

    Webster Cliff Trail begins on the east side of Rt 302, across from a plowed parking area on the side of Willey House Station Road. It is part of the Appalachian Trail and it is blazed...
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    As someone who is quite terrified of dogs, this...

    As someone who is quite terrified of dogs, this is worrisome. Over the years, I have learned many techniques (from people on this forum!) to control my demeanor when approached by an unleashed...
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