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  1. So each State should generate power comparable to...

    So each State should generate power comparable to their consumption? Is that really practical?

    I used to do boiler inspection of the Mohave Units in Laughlin Nevada. Those units were downwind...
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    Albert Dow 1982.

    Albert Dow 1982.
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    I use my summer quilt underneatch with a z-rest...

    I use my summer quilt underneatch with a z-rest in the sleeve of my JRB BM bridge hammock with a heavy quilt down to about 10 deg F. My 12'x10' tarp is configured in a closed end winter set-up. I...
  4. 1. SVEA 123R, nuf said. 2. I would be a...

    1. SVEA 123R, nuf said.

    2. I would be a nervous wreck with an open flame inside a tent. I would have to go buy an MSR reactor in a hanging setup to even consider it. Obviously, I am not camping...
  5. Thank you all for these wonderful links! While...

    Thank you all for these wonderful links!

    While I still oppose the hotel idea, these links helped me realize the owner's investment has been more than just biodiesel trains.

    I hope that the...
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    Yes! I realize I have a bit more time in the...

    Yes! I realize I have a bit more time in the woods than them but how do they not see a trail that looks like a highway to me.
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    IMO you would need to have a measure of the...

    IMO you would need to have a measure of the Public's actual compliance in order to attempt to judge the effectiveness of government mandates and/or recommendations.

    Also, correlation and causation...
  8. What about the Marlboro TH on Shaker Road or the...

    What about the Marlboro TH on Shaker Road or the Dublin TH on Old Troy Road? Are there restrictions and/or reservations for those unsupervised parking lots?

    I would avoid the residential road...
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    I second both of Rhody's suggestions and will add...

    I second both of Rhody's suggestions and will add a third.

    Ethan Pond campsite from the Zealand TH trades elevation gain for distance. In addition to Mt Willey, ZeaCliff is right there for the...
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    Thank you all for the replies. I especially...

    Thank you all for the replies. I especially appreciated the blaze orange suggestion.

    I have shared the Bear Notch / Sawyer River Road corridors with snowmobiles and the occasional fat bike; so...
  11. Thread: the captain

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    https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?3097-Bu...

    https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?3097-Bushwack-to-Carrigain-pond-Captain-area&highlight=Carrigan+pond

    lots more, just use the search
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    Is this section used by snow machines in the...

    Is this section used by snow machines in the winter? If yes, would it be safe to share it while pulling a pulk?

    Looking for some solitude. Thanks.
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    https://whdh.com/news/new-hampshire-officers-help-...

    https://whdh.com/news/new-hampshire-officers-help-5-hikers-on-mountain-trail/

    Wow, very interesting and somewhat atypical rescue. Second night of a planned multi-day backpack.

    This type of...
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    It wouldn't surprise me at all if this group was...

    It wouldn't surprise me at all if this group was neophytes searching for a less crowded route to a summit. I know I did the same thing when I started to get serious about hiking as my primary...
  15. Thread: Snow

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    Slight tangent... This makes me wonder if 2020...

    Slight tangent...

    This makes me wonder if 2020 will be a good year for tow trucks in the Whites?

    My low profile tires on my old convertible were fantastic on dry, smooth road surfaces. They...
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    Yes, I think we might all be putting the same two...

    Yes, I think we might all be putting the same two and two together. It is certainly a possibility, that Nathan came in via the AT, stealth camped, and hiked up without the "AT hiker permit". I...
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    Given the weather report for that day, would you...

    Given the weather report for that day, would you have considered this a "non-winter" hike?

    To reiterate what I posted to a previous thread, my gear list is more comprehensive and my risk tolerance...
  18. Exactly, I am something of a broken record with...

    Exactly, I am something of a broken record with my children, nieces, and nephews....at least once every Spring and Fall, I tell them that high 30s - low 40s with precipitation is the most dangerous...
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    Do you mean more skiing at established places...

    Do you mean more skiing at established places like Tucks OR more skiers in the further out?
  20. AMC is a possibility but they might not be...

    AMC is a possibility but they might not be supporting any organized trips.
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    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brain-c...

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brain-cells-into-thin-air/

    Effects of high altitude mountaineering on brain
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    We had to get our plot surveyed as part of a...

    We had to get our plot surveyed as part of a getting a perimeter fence installed and for a zoning variance for a second story addition on the house.

    It was a father and his teenage son, working...
  23. It is difficult to have a discussion without an...

    It is difficult to have a discussion without an understanding of each other's opinions.

    With that in mind, a few question I am curious about that I am hopeful you will reply to.

    Do you agree...
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    You are not alone in your perspective. :) ...

    You are not alone in your perspective. :)

    While I certainly try not to have preconceived notions about individuals, I do also believe there is often a kernel of truth in generalizations.

    Or...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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