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    They are useful for kayaking to prevent chafing...

    They are useful for kayaking to prevent chafing against the more rigid ("ballistic") fabrics of dry/semi-dry suits or a bare PFD. They are useful for SCUBA because they make it easier to get in and...
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    Other social media has given Southern New...

    Other social media has given Southern New Hampshire residents the same advice. Concord, Manchester, Bedford and anywhere south and east are technically hot spots--the orange and red on the maps...
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    This was the Harwinton HD and East main st DD in...

    This was the Harwinton HD and East main st DD in Torrington. 99% of the people in HD had masks. Totally opposite Concord NH. Concord Target lot was full last weekend after there was a collective...
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    From the past Saturday. There's little social...

    From the past Saturday. There's little social distancing at other hiking spots in NH, people from hot zones or not. I will stick with objective data.
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    Perhaps bushwhack from private property...like...

    Perhaps bushwhack from private property...like Old Osseo? (That's not to suggest to try and find it and park on private property) . Get dropped off along the Kanc and enter/exit anywhere but a...
  6. I am not sure many understand the big picture. I...

    I am not sure many understand the big picture. I don't.

    The virus doesnt stop in May. Merely, the curve has been flattened. (Some predict a second wave). People are still going to get sick and...
  7. Our governor in New Hampshire has just asked...

    Our governor in New Hampshire has just asked hotels to limit accomodations to essential workers. There are exceptions relating to domestic violence and staying for quarantine from family.


    link: ...
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    Is it a problem to bring some fallen sticks up...

    Is it a problem to bring some fallen sticks up the trail and place them in the snow?
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    If I recall correctly, there is a setting to...

    If I recall correctly, there is a setting to prevent the backlight from turning on when battery is low. This is useful if batteries are almost dead---turning on the display would shut off the unit.
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    So if I am reading this correctly, the rescuers...

    So if I am reading this correctly, the rescuers used GPS to locate the trail once they got to the pair?
  11. Bring a back up set(s) of fresh alkalines or...

    Bring a back up set(s) of fresh alkalines or lithiums purchased from a reputable vendor.

    There is more risk with rechargeables if you need them for something critical.

    Something could be wrong...
  12. In the past, weather conditions which limit the...

    In the past, weather conditions which limit the growth of natural food sources as berries has been cited as having a causal relationship between human bear interactions (90's or 00's)? As I recall...
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    Just askin', if an REI store is built in North...

    Just askin', if an REI store is built in North Conway, can a Whole Foods be far behind? Maybe some Uber Eats to the trailhead?

    I like REI. They make good stuff and honor their warranties. The...
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    The Big Agnes system works really well. IIRC most...

    The Big Agnes system works really well. IIRC most BA bags have something to keep an air pillow in one place as well.

    As I have grown long in the tooth, I have become much more of a side sleeper....
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    Did you have an exercise watch and how did this...

    Did you have an exercise watch and how did this compare.

    The only thing I am certain of is that formulas, calories in food (corn is a good example), calories indicated by exercise equipment are...
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    I guess the NYS drone did not have any FLIR?

    I guess the NYS drone did not have any FLIR?
  17. Thread: Hiking by App

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    The day is going to come when VR goggles will...

    The day is going to come when VR goggles will 'augment' a hike with blended day/infrared vision, identification of astronomical features, horizon matching, heads up compass display 3D tracks ...
  18. This is going to vary widely from individual to...

    This is going to vary widely from individual to individual, and not even consistently with the same individual. Exhaustion and low blood sugar do change behavior, ya know.

    I think that setting an...
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    2019 Black Fly Season

    Was there a forecast and has anyone seen any yet?
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    This ultralight carbon fiber Gitzo "Mountaineer"...

    This ultralight carbon fiber Gitzo "Mountaineer" just dropped $300 on Amazon.


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  21. Rescue, Lincoln's Throat, Monday 25-Feb-2019

    I can't post a link because its hits the paywall on the Concord Monitor site. Perhaps someone else can find another source of information.

    In a nutshell a skier got hurt on Lincoln's Throat and...
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    I think Doug is right. Larry's receiver was...

    I think Doug is right.

    Larry's receiver was probably not receiving the correction signals. However, some server on the interwebz was recording the correction data. Larry probably uploaded his data...
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    Going back to the OP OT, it looks like there was...

    Going back to the OP OT, it looks like there was a disagreement between which way to go based on the difference between terrain features and a GPS. Its not even clear that there would be agreement if...
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    Weren't all the AMC White Mountain maps generated...

    Weren't all the AMC White Mountain maps generated by an employee hiking with a GPS?

    What gear did he use?
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    GPS is not a threat to everyone in the...

    GPS is not a threat to everyone in the woods--sounds to me that if one of the parties had a compass the other party would disagree because he was looking at land features and his own memory.

    As...
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