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  1. Thread: "Augmented"

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    Based on your description, I'm assuming that's...

    Based on your description, I'm assuming that's Hugh Herr, who lost his legs in the incident that claimed (so far) the only life of a S&R volunteer in NH (Albert Dow). He has been deeply involved in...
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    Cripes. This is the first I've heard of it. I'll...

    Cripes. This is the first I've heard of it. I'll see what I can mobilize.
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    As of this weekend, croo stated baked goods...

    As of this weekend, croo stated baked goods revenue and tips are managed separately. I didn't inquire as to the ultimate destination of each, but all should take care to direct their monies into the...
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    Absolutely. I'm tsking at them for not knowing...

    Absolutely. I'm tsking at them for not knowing it, not at you for not conducting a cliffside lesson. It's part of the age-old story that what you need to know and carry in the backcountry 95% of the...
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    Munter is a friend to all children.

    Munter is a friend to all children.
  6. That would sounds like a reasonable path forward...

    That would sounds like a reasonable path forward given that disagreements among parties seem to be growing and it might make sense to get it all out there and sort things out. Of course part of the...
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    The F&G press release is usually the final word....

    The F&G press release is usually the final word. Sometimes the subject will speak to the press (which it looks like happened here); sometimes F&G will make another statement if they decide to charge;...
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    If the restaurant is open, there's a drinking...

    If the restaurant is open, there's a drinking fountain where you can refill.
  9. Sorry, I got my easts and wests backwards. To...

    Sorry, I got my easts and wests backwards. To anybody frightened, this doesn't happen when I'm holding a map, but when I'm working off memory for something where the approach is from the north (i.e....
  10. Was Scar Ridge a swap? I thought the canister was...

    Was Scar Ridge a swap? I thought the canister was on the west bump because the east one was so flat that the summit was somewhat indeterminate.
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    Cases I'm familiar with aren't just unethical but...

    Cases I'm familiar with aren't just unethical but illegal (trespassing), e.g. Shiprock, Pueblo peak and the two other 12000-footers on Taos Pueblo land.
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    Did you use them as bait to catch some leeches? ...

    Did you use them as bait to catch some leeches?

    Hedgehog Sunday was definitely mostly mosquitos although some black flies. They were thirsty, too; I've got some nasty welts.
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    The optimist in me thinks that getting this all...

    The optimist in me thinks that getting this all out into court and sorted might "clear the air" and enable a more harmonious relationship. The pessimist remembers the summit rights issues have been...
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    This is starting to defeat the purpose of having...

    This is starting to defeat the purpose of having a shoulder. That's an awful lot of crap to drive through if you get a flat and need to pull over.
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    Thread drift aside, from the topical incident:...

    Thread drift aside, from the topical incident: College, state officials investigate cause of missing student incident
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    F&G release:...

    F&G release: https://nhfishgame.com/2019/05/13/missing-dartmouth-student-located/
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    https://www.wmur.com/article/missing-dartmouth-col...

    https://www.wmur.com/article/missing-dartmouth-college-hiker-found-alive-officials-say/27452724
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    https://www.wmur.com/article/crews-search-since-sa...

    https://www.wmur.com/article/crews-search-since-saturday-night-for-missing-hiker-on-mt-moosilauke/27447707...
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    Your best reference is probably Ray Jardine...

    Your best reference is probably Ray Jardine. He renames the book with every edition and I believe the current is called Trail Life.

    In the past I've used the Mombasa Defender which is a simple...
  20. I have been of that theory. I took a glacier...

    I have been of that theory. I took a glacier travel class a few weeks ago and the (deeply experienced) instructors suggested I swap on my crampons, based on the theory that if the straps are on the...
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    Not to make light of a serious situation, but I...

    Not to make light of a serious situation, but I sometimes have a hard time locating my car at Pinkham!
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    Pretty sure it was just the bdub permits that...

    Pretty sure it was just the bdub permits that were affected.
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    The WMG maps used to include a few of the major...

    The WMG maps used to include a few of the major ski trails, including Avalanche Brook. They removed them a few editions ago, which I think was a mistake. Mapmakers in general should mark junctions...
  24. Thread: Parking lots

    by jniehof
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    To underline DayTrip's comment, NH is ticketing...

    To underline DayTrip's comment, NH is ticketing for parking along I-93, although it is sporadic.

    Sandwich Dome lot is usually plowed and looked it (barring stuff at the entrance) when I drove past...
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    R2R2R was 16. My notes have a presi traverse as...

    R2R2R was 16. My notes have a presi traverse as about 17.5 (4:30a to 10p, IIRC; this was starting from Webster Cliff and doing all summits.)
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