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    Hiker rescue near Owl's Head

    A hiker had a medical emergency on Monday near Owl's Head in the Pemi. Unfortunately, he passed away. My condolences to his family and friends.

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    I am planning on insulating my attic tomorrow....

    I am planning on insulating my attic tomorrow. :eek:

    In all seriousness, night hiking can be a lot of fun this time of year, especially during the Perseid Meteor Shower in Aug. If you time it...
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    Here is one from VFTT's very own, and it just...

    Here is one from VFTT's very own, and it just came out: https://afterthesummit.com/
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    We are in the 11th hour and if you would like to...

    We are in the 11th hour and if you would like to have a voice on the Thoreau Falls Trail bridge removal please send your brief comments to Senator Kelly Ayotte
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  5. Thread: Hut Traverse

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    Excellent report! Well done! Age is just a...

    Excellent report! Well done! Age is just a number, but being active and experiencing life (not just existing) is the key, and you are a wonderful example! BTW, did you see any of our old cog grease...
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    I'm skiing Wildcat with my son tomorrow, and plan...

    I'm skiing Wildcat with my son tomorrow, and plan on stopping by in the evening for a few... And yes, The Shizz is definitely worth the price of admission... :)
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    I've mountain biked and hiked that section...

    I've mountain biked and hiked that section several times in the past 3 months and up to Norway Rapids it was totally fine. The section between NR and the second junction of the Tripyramid Trail is...
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    You sure know how to vacation Arm!

    You sure know how to vacation Arm!
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    Nice trip report, and pictures! There are not...

    Nice trip report, and pictures! There are not many situations in life where you can actually say, "We read the Captain's log"...
  10. Awesome pictures! I am now going to refer you as...

    Awesome pictures! I am now going to refer you as "Saint Courtney".

    Regarding the topic, IMO, it is far better to experience (even if it is somewhat dangerous), than to just exist. We are all on...
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    Well said Jim, those are some profound words......

    Well said Jim, those are some profound words... Keep on making a difference...
  12. Awesome job Team Carrigain!

    Awesome job Team Carrigain!
  13. Thread: WMNF Closure!

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    I think that they are just overreacting to all of...

    I think that they are just overreacting to all of the media hype. I don't remember them closing it during the ice storm of 98 and that was a much more serious situation...
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    Nice TR and pics Mats, though the pics are a nice...

    Nice TR and pics Mats, though the pics are a nice contrast to the horrible rotten snow conditions we encounered for most of the day. We need a heat wave...

    Laura, we must have just missed you! I...
  15. Thread: Finally, SnowCup

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    Awesome job you guys! I wished I could have made...

    Awesome job you guys! I wished I could have made it (sucks being a gimp). I hope Spanky was able to behave this time....:eek:
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    I agree, inquiring minds would like more...

    I agree, inquiring minds would like more specifics... :) Try and think of the positives; you made it back safe, you learned a few things, and you have another incredible memory to reflect back on...
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    Incredible pictures! Nice find John. I have not...

    Incredible pictures! Nice find John. I have not been fortunate enough to have ever met Nick, but I was fortunate enough to meet Alexander d’Arbeloff, the other co-founder of Teradyne. Those two were...
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    I led a winter expedition to this HP a few years...

    I led a winter expedition to this HP a few years ago. It was quite intense, but we did summit and return to talk about it...

    http://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?t=20067
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    Way to go Sue! You were moving! I loved your...

    Way to go Sue! You were moving! I loved your itinerary...:)

    BTW, nice to see the "umbrella" as gear used in both your summer and winter records. Umbrella's are so under-rated...
  20. Awesome job you two! That's a tough day, but you...

    Awesome job you two! That's a tough day, but you stuck with it and persevered! Sweet pics too...

    Timmus, that was a lot harder than our winter Katahdin trip a few years ago. The sky is the...
  21. Thread: Owl's Head

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    Personally, I stick to the trails in Summer and...

    Personally, I stick to the trails in Summer and Fall and just do the BP whack in Winter and Spring (unless the water levels are high, which they rarely are in this time of year).

    I find taking the...
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    "It's like old Hampshire, but it's new...." Too...

    "It's like old Hampshire, but it's new...." Too funny! That was a well produced video. Loved the "plow guy" on the mini piano... Also, I would have never imagined putting Frost to rap, but they made...
  23. Thread: Rescue on Adams

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    So do YOU wear a helmet while hiking in winter?

    So do YOU wear a helmet while hiking in winter?
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    Awesome job MEB! Even got a hand delivered patch...

    Awesome job MEB! Even got a hand delivered patch from the Grid Master General himself. Way to go!!!!!!!
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    Awesome read Spencer! I loved the 1804 quote:...

    Awesome read Spencer!

    I loved the 1804 quote:

    "The Indians have a superstition respecting this mountain,
    that the evil spirit, whom they call Pamola, inhabits it, at least in the winter, and...
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