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    Brad Ray has passed

    Anyone who has skied or visited Tucks in the winter most likely was safer because of Brad. He was a snow ranger from 1958 to 2001. He was also a "local" from Berlin which is rarity these days in the...
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    Thanks for the great photography and getting the...

    Thanks for the great photography and getting the bunkhouse booked.

    I agree that the bunkhouse would be decidedly crowded at the full capacity of eight. Even with the interior picnic table pushed...
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    They are near the AT but unlike the AT, MHT does...

    They are near the AT but unlike the AT, MHT does not follow the ridgeline as its reason for existence is cross country skiing. They also have to thread a needle as they have to stay off of Maine...
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    I actually looked him up to see if the name was...

    I actually looked him up to see if the name was legit.

    Sixty bucks (in Maine)and a form dropped off at the registry of deeds and anyone can pick the name they want.
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    Maine Huts and Trails Update

    Looks like they are taking a new run at it this winter.

    https://mailchi.mp/mainehuts/back-to-the-huts-we-go?e=059c65c61e

    The new director, Wolfe Tone has a serious resume, (Saddleback Mountain...
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    I agree, Roaring Brook does seem to be an older...

    I agree, Roaring Brook does seem to be an older attempt. I think the new bunkhouse at Chimney is much larger than the Nesowadnehunk Field bunkhouse.
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    I was up from last Sunday to Thursday morning. We...

    I was up from last Sunday to Thursday morning. We were staying at Nesowadnehunk Field which is a trailhead for the Wasataquoik trail, an obvious exit trail from Russell Pond. There were signs posted...
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    Roaming around BSP

    Jazzbo from VFTT contacted me a month ago if I wanted to make a run up to BSP with him. I had looked at some options earlier in the summer and the place was pretty booked out plus there were many...
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    There are several invasives Maine was hoping to...

    There are several invasives Maine was hoping to delay with the firewood ban. Its almost impossible to enforce with the volume of traffic heading into the state. The EAB is also crossed over the...
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    Emerald Ash Borer in the WMNF

    Well its been creeping up for years but looks like its potentially in the Maine side of the WMNF. ...
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    Mt Jefferson Rescue 9/11

    https://boston.cbslocal.com/2021/09/11/beverly-hiker-mount-jefferson-national-guard-rescue/

    I was over on Waumbek and the folks manning the flags were disappointed that there were no flybys.
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    So after the next Carrington event, Teo will...

    So after the next Carrington event, Teo will still be able to go hiking, along with all us other luddites. ;)
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    Northern Presidentials Rescues 9/7

    WMUR had a news item on two rescues yesterday, a slip and fall on Mt Madison (hiker had a Hike Safe Card) and while they were up dealing with that rescue they got a call from Mt Adams about two...
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    4 year old completes the 48

    https://www.wmur.com/article/new-hampshire-48-4000-footer-little-foot/37498560
  15. Poll: Years ago I won a bet for a six pack about...

    Years ago I won a bet for a six pack about submitting Mt Chocurua on a weekend during leaf season with the summit to ourselves. It just required an early start. We were on the summit at 10:30 AM and...
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    There is signage at the point where a trail...

    There is signage at the point where a trail crosses the boundary into a Wilderness. I found this on Dailey's site,
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    The trail is on the Great Gulf Wilderness. The...

    The trail is on the Great Gulf Wilderness. The only blazes would be those left over from pre wilderness days.
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    Randolph is a dry town ;), There is a...

    Randolph is a dry town ;), There is a microbrewery being built Gorham.
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    I agree it sure sounds like poor planning. That...

    I agree it sure sounds like poor planning. That trail is almost impossible to lose until the point where it crosses the top of the cascade. From there its a bit confusing as it crosses a couple of...
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    The state is planning to do major upgrade and...

    The state is planning to do major upgrade and expansion of the campground with American Recovery Act funding. The write up on the project is that the facility is "deteriorated".

    Contrary to the...
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    What are you using for lighting?. Years ago I was...

    What are you using for lighting?. Years ago I was involved with the need to light a tower for about 10 nights. We ended up getting a navy surplus beacon from a large life raft. It flashed very bright...
  22. Poll: I agree with you that usage is the main problem....

    I agree with you that usage is the main problem. Let talk about fair solutions to reduce usage. its easy to say control usage but difficult to solve. There has reportedly been a joint group of...
  23. Poll: I do not think no fee will fly with Franconia...

    I do not think no fee will fly with Franconia State Park, the reason for the proposed parking fee is to subsidize the shuttle bus which is losing money.
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    Thumbs up on the AMC shuttling their guests from a remote lot. They already have a shuttle system in place so its matter of modifying an existing operation. My guess is that their guests are already...
  25. Poll: I have hiked the infamous loop a couple of times...

    I have hiked the infamous loop a couple of times this year (early on week days) It is a much different experience than pre covid. The lack of shuttles or overflow parking has really cut down on the...
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