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    Here is an example of the logo at work from a...

    Here is an example of the logo at work from a mail I got today. Click it to enlarge it.

    Words and graphics working together...

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    Curious elements:

    Abbreviation of MTN in name
    Use of...
  2. ... the argument that free access and...

    ... the argument that free access and unrestricted demand for a finite resource ultimately reduces the resource through over-exploitation, temporarily or permanently. This occurs because the benefits...
  3. Wow, demand pricing!! How hip. Sounds like a...

    Wow, demand pricing!! How hip.

    Sounds like a great opportunity for a local climber moonlighting as an Uber /Lyft driver. :)
  4. In the PDF Presby refers to ADA (Americans with...

    In the PDF Presby refers to ADA (Americans with Disability Act) compliance for the construction of the new platform.

    Does the Autoroad have any ADA mandates that require it to deliver van...
  5. Thanks for that link to the PDF Peakbagger. Very...

    Thanks for that link to the PDF Peakbagger. Very informative.

    In looking at the photo of the planned extension, I was struck by the scale of the Auto road's parking lots. The occupy a huge amount...
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    Another Tram Brook Water Fall

    Here's a story about a kid slipping off the top of the waterfall near the Cannon Mountain tram line.

    Is there a marked trail in this area?
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    Now this is a rebranding challenge....

    In the spirit of a little thread drift...

    You think the AMC has some rebranding challenges? That's nothing.

    Harley Davidson, that icon of American macho, just released a $30,000 ELECTRIC...
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    Good points Barkingcat. I'm sure the logo is...

    Good points Barkingcat. I'm sure the logo is part of a larger context in the rebranding campaign.

    But what comes to mind for me WRT the new logo is the saying: "You got to stand for something or...
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    Why thhe Rebrand?

    In my experience, when a company decides to re-brand it is usually to solve a problem like sinking market share or corporate irrelevance. When things are going well, you don't fool with the a highly...
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    In the diversity initiative I hope the Club...

    In the diversity initiative I hope the Club considers economic diversity as well as all the other diversities.

    It is expensive to play in their sandbox if you actually try to use the facilities. ...
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    Hummm. Not sure how that would effect the...

    Hummm. Not sure how that would effect the calculation.

    I assume this formula is designed to provide some guidelines on nutrition requirements over the course of a physical activity: chasing bad...
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    Not good. I get the bit about integrating the...

    Not good.

    I get the bit about integrating the letters A-M-C into the logo. And it does create a a cute (generic looking) humanoid graphic (similar to the handicapped person). But what's lost is...
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    You reminded me that one benefit that canisters...

    You reminded me that one benefit that canisters provide is fun reading and a rough history of a peak's ascents throughout the seasons.

    "This is the worst bushwhack I have ever done and I'll...
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    Good question. Originally I think they...

    Good question.

    Originally I think they provided proof that you actually found the summit of whatever bushwhack you were attempting in the course of earning an award or patch.

    In the modern era...
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    What kind of nut does to the Captain four times? ...

    What kind of nut does to the Captain four times? That's my question...
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    Wildcat, Attitash Acquired by Vail

    In another ski industry consolidation, Vail resorts is taking over Attitash and Wildcat ski areas (and Crotched Mountain).

    Can we expect higher ticket prices and system wide season passes? Who...
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    I became fascinated with Plumb Island after...

    I became fascinated with Plumb Island after seeing it for the first tine from the New London - Orient Point ferry. That ominous low-slug building with hundreds of exhaust stacks on the roof felt...
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    I wonder if in that conga line on the step there...

    I wonder if in that conga line on the step there were any independent, self guided, teams of capable experienced climbers.

    Can you imagine the likes of Bonnington, Willans or Messner ( I date...
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    Just a point of clarification here: We are mixing...

    Just a point of clarification here: We are mixing two different Everest routes. The "second step" referenced above is on the Northeast Ridge route. The "Hillary Step" is on the South Col route. Few...
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    Down

    From Russell Pond there is a nice 5 mile RT trail to Wassataquoik Lake. This beautiful lake is in a very remote setting and has steep cliff faces that drop into the deep clear water. There is also a...
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    Other Joys

    Patton is a small town with a good diner and a fun Lumberman's Museum.

    Inside the Park Trout Brook Farm offers camping and canoe rentals. A short paddle down stream takes you into Grand Lake...
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    Chillin at the Mount Washington

    Forget Tripoli Road... there's a nice view of the pool from here!

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  23. Thread: Hiking by App

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    The Randolph Mountain Club is the prototypical...

    The Randolph Mountain Club is the prototypical organization you describe. It offers a variety of hard copy books and maps for sale.

    Any RMC members care to comment on the shift to electronic...
  24. In a recent mail I got from the AMC, the...

    In a recent mail I got from the AMC, the following excerpt was included...

    Dan Rinard Departure
    After eight years of service and leadership with AMC's Maine Woods Initiative, Dan Rinard is...
  25. Thread: Hiking by App

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    I try not to be a total Luddite, but I do admit...

    I try not to be a total Luddite, but I do admit that I'm pretty Old School when it come to outdoor pursuits. Guilty as charged! ;)

    For example, I cringe when I am on the trail and I hear a cell...
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