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  1. Thread: parking

    by Ken MacGray
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    https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/whitemountain/alert...

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/whitemountain/alerts-notices/?aid=58114
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    It depends. ;) For a few of the peaks, there...

    It depends. ;)

    For a few of the peaks, there are no views at the true summit, like Paugus, Stairs and Resolution. In the case of Pine, the summit is accessible, but it's viewless. The big views...
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    IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR PINE MOUNTAIN Per the...

    IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR PINE MOUNTAIN

    Per the guidance of the staff of the Horton Center, which operates a camp on the mountain, the following is requested of hikers who climb the peak:

    Summit --...
  4. When I had a Kestrel 38, I would use the...

    When I had a Kestrel 38, I would use the compression straps to carry snowshoes vertically.
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    It's fairly diminished now.

    It's fairly diminished now.
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    The revised list of peaks if anyone wants to see...

    The revised list of peaks if anyone wants to see the whole shebang:

    http://www.kenmacgray.org/52/peaks.shtml

    As for Morgan and Percival, those were added mainly because they are in the Over The...
  7. They've been awful here in southern NH for a...

    They've been awful here in southern NH for a while now. :( Yesterday was a full head net day.
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    There's no official trail to Green Hill. I've...

    There's no official trail to Green Hill. I've bushwhacked over from Iron and it wasn't the worst woods but it wasn't the best either. I spotted what might have been a few sections of the old trail,...
  9. The joint itself is fine, rock-solid. I have some...

    The joint itself is fine, rock-solid. I have some chronic tendinitis issues around the knee that flare up at times, but that's a separate issue. The only real things I am hyper-aware of on the trail...
  10. Yup. Please avoid that trailhead for now.

    Yup. Please avoid that trailhead for now.
  11. I had a partial replacement in my right knee in...

    I had a partial replacement in my right knee in February 2018 and was doing short flat hikes in about a month. I don't recall exactly when the first 4K was, but it was over that summer, so several...
  12. Sticky: An update regarding the 52WAV: ...

    An update regarding the 52WAV:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/nh52wav/permalink/1565698093588842/
  13. Sticky: Just an FYI that I've been in touch with the Over...

    Just an FYI that I've been in touch with the Over The Hill Hikers regarding this same approach for the 52WAV list. They are discussing but there's been no decision yet.
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    https://www.nhmountainhiking.com/hike/lists/listle...

    https://www.nhmountainhiking.com/hike/lists/listless.html
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    There are lots of places to go in NH that aren't...

    There are lots of places to go in NH that aren't the Whites. Southern NH has TONS of places to hike. Maybe do the NH500 which are largely quiet bushwhacks. Or check out your community's local...
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    It's not really a great idea to be traveling to...

    It's not really a great idea to be traveling to hike right now. Perhaps introduce her to something closer to home?
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    I don't recall any views from Scaur Peak when I...

    I don't recall any views from Scaur Peak when I was there a few years ago. There was a vague herd path from Pine Bend Brook Trail to the summit, but I quickly lost it and just bushwhacked up easily....
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    Sure they do. More people have been parking at...

    Sure they do. More people have been parking at Seven Dwarfs and then taking the snowmobile trail in from there. That avoids the private property issue.
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    Frank Robbins Trail was built to bypass the large...

    Frank Robbins Trail was built to bypass the large logged area on the Wapack. It's basically a loop on old logging roads that isn't terribly exciting but is probably nicer in winter. There's no...
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    I stayed in the backcountry north of Mt....

    I stayed in the backcountry north of Mt. Cardigan, where the temps were perfectly pleasant, even with the wind.
  21. peakbagger, it sounds like you're talking about...

    peakbagger, it sounds like you're talking about Webster-Jackson Trail, where the OP is asking about Webster Cliff Trail from the south, which isn't traveled as often in winter. The only recent...
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    https://www.etsy.com/shop/TrailSigns

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/TrailSigns
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    Do you have a trail map of that area? That will...

    Do you have a trail map of that area? That will give you the various mileage segments.
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    For me it was a matter of the lens motor freezing...

    For me it was a matter of the lens motor freezing up. It was fine after thawing with no permanent damage. I'm amazed my camera still works, actually. It's an almost 12 year old Nikon D300 that's been...
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    Tripoli Road is now closed for the season. You...

    Tripoli Road is now closed for the season. You can still climb these peaks via the Kanc but it's a much different experience. Road closure updates:
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