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    Great info - thank you and I am looking forward...

    Great info - thank you and I am looking forward to a day in the mountains. It has been way too long.
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    Great info - again thanks for helping the ex-NYer!

    Great info - again thanks for helping the ex-NYer!
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    Thanks for the clarification. Heading over to do...

    Thanks for the clarification. Heading over to do some map and trail book shopping. I have a lot of local data to learn.
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    This is very helpful. We will likely just do the...

    This is very helpful. We will likely just do the in and out and not the loop as my spouse is not a fan of "steep down" moments, although she is also a seasoned hiker. I will save the loop for...
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    Gorge Brook Trail - Mount Moosilauke

    Hi,

    I am a NY ADK/Catskill hiker with a decent amount of experience, training and gear. I recently moved to the northwestern Boston area and am thinking of getting into the NH woods for the first...
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    Alexmtn, Great advice! That is most likely my...

    Alexmtn,

    Great advice! That is most likely my path to healing. The doctor said 4 to 8 weeks to heal. I am about 4 into that timeline. I will look at the Garmont Momentums. Thanks again.

    RMS
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    [QUOTE=TCD;417129]Or NEOS overshoes; or 40 Below...

    [QUOTE=TCD;417129]Or NEOS overshoes; or 40 Below overboots.

    The Neos look interesting. Anyone out there with any experience with using them in the Adirondacks or New England winters?
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    Double boot is not necessary now. I think...

    Double boot is not necessary now. I think staying away from the plastic shell is best this year. Yes, Kahtoola microspikes at a minimum and ability to use crampons if necesarry.
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    That is my current plan. I generally use those...

    That is my current plan. I generally use those gaiters pretty much year round. My worry is the warm of the 3 season North Face and overall waterproofing of the Gore-Tex. Great idea, thanks for the...
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    I have tried the "donut" to some degree last...

    I have tried the "donut" to some degree last winter. Works in a "pinch" but looking for a more stable solution. Thanks.
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    Sural Nerve Inflamation and Boot thoughts?

    I have a boot fitting/ankle pain question.

    I have been to the podiatrist and diagnosed with inflammation of the Sural Nerve (at the outside ankle protuberance). In short, my Asolo TPS leather...
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    Great source of info - Thanks!

    Great source of info - Thanks!
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    Gear upgrade

    Thanks for the input. Much appreciated!

    Matthew
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    Time to update the rain gear shell

    I am sure that there is a thread for this topic but I have been unable to find it.

    It is time to buy a new hiking rain jacket/shell. I have had to "retire" my EMS Thunderhead SYNC shell to my 13...
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    Tom - you are going to need a bigger pack to sew...

    Tom - you are going to need a bigger pack to sew these on!:D
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    Which Boot!

    I have also been struggling with this question. Last year I bought the Sorel Conquest for decent/long day hikes. Now I read reviews that say.....you made a mistake!:confused:

    My feeling is that...
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    Last summer I did it with an Acura MDX. I recall...

    Last summer I did it with an Acura MDX. I recall it being OK, but CARE is the operative word. Some washout spots where you straddled:eek: the higher road points.
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    Tom - nice TR, Thanks! I am going to put these...

    Tom - nice TR, Thanks! I am going to put these on my Vermont to do list.
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    Thanks - that is what I don't like about my...

    Thanks - that is what I don't like about my beloved Asolo - the toes get destroyed easily. I guess I could also just pickup my feet a little more:D
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    Time for New Boots??

    I am thinking about a new set to compliment my Asolo TPS 520s.

    Anyone have any pros/cons/experience with the Salomon® Quest 4D GTX Hikers? That LL company is having a 20% sale this week and I...
  21. I am new to GPS ownership. This thread on FREE...

    I am new to GPS ownership.

    This thread on FREE GPS maps compatible with Garmin devices is extremely valuable. It saved me $$$ rather than purchasing maps from Garmin. I am sure there is some...
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