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    I have bad feet (bunions) and downhills with...

    I have bad feet (bunions) and downhills with boots and even more so with snowshoes and boots really do a job on my feet by the time I finish my hike. It seems the longer heels on the 25” snowshoes...
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    Downhills have been the problem with my 25”...

    Downhills have been the problem with my 25” snowshoes. I have no problems on the uphills. Thanks for all the help. I get lots of good information from this forum.
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    Good notice. I would most likely use these on...

    Good notice. I would most likely use these on most of the popular trails in the White Mountains.And, not for breaking trails in deep snow.
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    Are MSR snowshoes too small?

    Im considering buying a pair of 22 MSR snowshoes. I weigh 180 lbs. would these be too small for me? I feel like a smaller size would be less cumbersome. I think that I would be able to maneuver a...
  5. Thread: Water filter

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    ”Using Sawyer bags and the squeeze was a much...

    ”Using Sawyer bags and the squeeze was a much longer and more irritating process, especially based on the water source used. The weight of a pump style filter is more than offset by it's speed and...
  6. Thread: Water filter

    by richard
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    Water filter

    During the warmer months,when hiking in the mountains on day hikes, Ill generally carry at least 3 quarts of water in my backpack. I was considering buying a sawyer water filter and bringIng less...
  7. NH dad kills coyote with his bare hands after it attacked his kid !

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/new-hampshire-dad-suffocates-coyote-with-bare-hands-after-it-attacked-toddler.
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    Thanks,Tim.

    Thanks,Tim.
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    The dirt part of the road that goes to the...

    The dirt part of the road that goes to the parking area for the north mountain trail is what I want to know about. Thanks.
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    Rescue worker found dead

    A rescue worker was found dead on Mt. Baldy in California on Saturday,after he got separated from his partner while searching for a lost hiker .
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    Reservation rd. Is it plowed ?

    A friend got some new snowshoes,but has never used snowshoes before. Id like to bring him to North Pawtuckaway so he can try them out before he uses them for a more difficult hike. Does anyone know...
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    I’ve never heard of a “quinzee” before! I assume...

    I’ve never heard of a “quinzee” before! I assume that it’s some kind of cave type structure. Someone please educate me? I’d love to know about this.Is it similar to making an “igloo” like we used to...
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    Renowned rock climber dead

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/renowned-us-rock-climber-brad-gobright-dies-falling-1000-feet
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    Climber saved after fall by Alex Honnold

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/climber-saved-free-solo-star-el-capitan-fall
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    THANKS. I appreciate the help.

    THANKS. I appreciate the help.
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    Distance to wildcat D round trip

    ”Wildcat Ridge via Nineteen Mile Brook is a 11.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gorham, New Hampshire.”
    Is this the distance round trip from the trailhead to Wildcat D...
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    https://www.foxnews.com/world/french-woman-killed-...

    https://www.foxnews.com/world/french-woman-killed-by-dogs-during-hunt-in-woods-investigators-say Woman killed by hunting dogs. ,
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    Wildcats ski trail in winter ?

    Can I access the Wildcats using the ski trail during the ski season?
  19. Something like this is what I was interested in....

    Something like this is what I was interested in. Thanks �� . (Not rechargeable batteries,but a rechargeable headlamp). Sorry for not explaining better.
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    PCT hiker rescued after storm hits

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/oregon-pacific-crest-trail-hiker-rescued
    Still wants to finish.
  21. Conventional vs. rechargeable batteries for headlamps

    Im thinking about a new headlamp that is rechargeable. Anyone own one? Would it be a good choice? Any negatives? Will it hold a charge for a safe amount of time? Thanks for any opinions.
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    They called for a rescue. They could’ve &...

    They called for a rescue. They could’ve & should’ve called to inform of the new plans. Inconsiderate.
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    Of course the problem with anything you read,...

    Of course the problem with anything you read, watch or listen to on the topic is presented from the perspective of someone leaning this way or that. So certain facts are emphasized while others are...
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incid...

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident Brief history & possibilities.
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    If this news is accurate, these self centered...

    If this news is accurate, these self centered people should be charged for the rescue efforts more than any other.
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