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    Agreed, thanks for the heads up!

    Agreed, thanks for the heads up!
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    Thanks much Tom, great addition that I was...

    Thanks much Tom, great addition that I was unaware of.
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    A couple more articles:...

    A couple more articles:
    https://herecast.us/886909
    https://dartmed.dartmouth.edu/winter00/html/plane_crash.shtml

    I went by the crash site in that outing, I wish I had thought to bring some of...
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    I'm a guessin' one of those was me. :-) Just to...

    I'm a guessin' one of those was me. :-) Just to clarify, we went southeast off of the ledges and other than hitting a wall of spruce (from which we backtracked a bit), it was indeed a very short...
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    https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-rei...

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-rei-vista-outdoor-20180302-story.html
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    Thanks for the link, that would definitely be Tom Sawyer!
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    I just watched "Finding Traction" and really...

    I just watched "Finding Traction" and really enjoyed it. Very introspective and inspiring. It's streaming on Amazon Prime now.
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    I hope I didn't imply you were thinking that, it...

    I hope I didn't imply you were thinking that, it truly wasn't my intention. Just would be good to know what the uppity-ups have in mind. I have to wonder if the attention to detail on this job is...
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    I would assume because they're able to get down...

    I would assume because they're able to get down to the riverbed easily. Note the log is being suspended by ropes, and as I mentioned, the logs HAVE to be sawed up and not left in the river for...
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    Thoreau Falls stringer removal in progress

    Trip report of a 3 day hike probably coming, but I was up on part of the Thoreau Falls trail yesterday and was surprised by a sign saying Trail Work. Heh? Then I saw all the backpacks and tools...
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    “We can’t afford to maintain all of these...

    “We can’t afford to maintain all of these structures in the woods,” said Innes, who noted that when the shelters have to be repaired materials, are flown in by helicopter.

    Thank God helicopters...
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    Merci! The list is getting really popular, three...

    Merci! The list is getting really popular, three finishers in three years! ;)
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    Surprise... two separate incidents. 2019-08-31...

    Surprise... two separate incidents.

    2019-08-31 Callout #19 - Eagle Cliff, Franconia Notch - Injured climber
    2019-08-31 Callout #20 - Falling Waters Trail - injured hiker
    ...
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    Fair enough, I make quiet now. :D

    Fair enough, I make quiet now. :D
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    Sounds like yer gettin' soft in yer old age to be...

    Sounds like yer gettin' soft in yer old age to be afraid of a few bumps. ;););)
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    Jim (or Sue :-) ) , did Sue finish on the VT or...

    Jim (or Sue :-) ) , did Sue finish on the VT or NH Monadnock? Strikes me as really neat that two people would both finish the NE3k and NEng3k on the same peak. :o

    Also, Dennis, would you mind...
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    My prediction after the last list completion (a...

    My prediction after the last list completion (a couple weeks ago??) was he'd be spending a good bit of time in NY, silly me! Again, congrats Pierre. That (at least to me) is the most coveted, and...
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    I'm going with hexadecimal for the 0x1000'...

    I'm going with hexadecimal for the 0x1000' footers with a 0x100' col depth (4096'/256'). :D
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    A couple points: LiDAR does NOT survey every...

    A couple points:

    LiDAR does NOT survey every single spot in a location. It is a series of points, and if there's a gap over the actual highpoint, it could result in an artificially low peak value....
  20. Thanks so very much for posting that, Dave. I had...

    Thanks so very much for posting that, Dave. I had heard of the legendary JR some number of years ago when he was working the 48, and things like "he's like a ghost" is pretty much the impression I've...
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    Likewise, thank you Tim for the resurrection. :)...

    Likewise, thank you Tim for the resurrection. :)



    I believe we're in complete agreement on the state of Nepal and of the Sherpa. My problem with the government is the attitude of getting every...
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    Call me cynical. 1) They apparently proposed...

    Call me cynical.

    1) They apparently proposed something similar last year (no solo climbs, have to have summited a 7000m peak). Seeing as this is a proposal (as was that...), I'm not getting my...
  23. I've used the more gentler method of a hair...

    I've used the more gentler method of a hair dryer.

    But, seeing as my wife and I are now separated, I guess I need to get a hair dryer. :rolleyes:
  24. I am sitting, once again shaking my head with...

    I am sitting, once again shaking my head with amazement, and with a big smile on my face at your continuing accomplishments. Bravo!

    I'm guessing you're going to be busy in New York for a while. :D
  25. Chip, I have one genuine, bona fide can of...

    Chip, I have one genuine, bona fide can of Sno-Seal that dates back to the mid-80's, and I can attest that it still works just fine!
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