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  1. Wow, some people are misled by their phones....

    Wow, some people are misled by their phones. Definitely a news flash. As PT Barnum allegedly said, "There's a sucker born every minute," and in terms of route finding, he once put up signs saying...
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    Excellent question!

    Excellent question!
  3. BTW how did you get those aerial shots? You...

    BTW how did you get those aerial shots? You packing a drone on that marathon?
  4. What a beautiful clear day and what an amazing...

    What a beautiful clear day and what an amazing hike.You guys have the big S on your chests. STAMINA! I loved the aerial shots of the Baldfaces. That loop over the 2 Baldfaces including Baldface Knob...
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    Floki was quoted as saying that although she...

    Floki was quoted as saying that although she enjoyed Garfield her favorite peak was Wildcat.
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    I don't think I'm a list-o-holic although I was...

    I don't think I'm a list-o-holic although I was pretty determined to finish the NH48 list and pursued it over a long period of time. I don't keep lists in any other realm than hiking and the other...
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    Interesting discussion since I am currently in...

    Interesting discussion since I am currently in Tiverton, RI and there is Mountain Laurel blooming in abundance at the Weetamoo Woods Preserve in the uplands along the shores of the Sakonnet River...
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    That's a lot people dying for the sake of a race...

    That's a lot people dying for the sake of a race with little if any intrinsic value. Don't know if anyone keeps track of such things but it seems like it might be a record for the number of people...
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    This brings back memories of my time working at a...

    This brings back memories of my time working at a Florida State Park. "Interpreting" and protecting the park from the visitors was high priority. There was of course the ever present issue of the...
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    That's an intriguing discussion and I love that...

    That's an intriguing discussion and I love that photo of Viesturs horsing his way along that ridge. I remember a discussion here a few years ago on the exact location of Mt Lethe on the Carter ridge....
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    What a gorgeous day! Excellent clarity on the...

    What a gorgeous day! Excellent clarity on the photos. I was there about 15 years ago and still consider GC to be one of those most spectacular places in the US if not the world.
  12. Those are hilarious! The simple beauty of the...

    Those are hilarious! The simple beauty of the posters provides a nice counterpoint to the jaded comments. I can imagine one of these people riding the Cog to the top of Washington and writing...
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    Wow, that was an awesome hike. 20 miles and over...

    Wow, that was an awesome hike. 20 miles and over 7000 feet of elevation is 2 hikes for me. Well done on the video too. Producing it did not seem to slow you down very much either, unless you have an...
  14. Very good analogy.

    Very good analogy.
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    I parked there in 2013 when I soloed Mt Adams and...

    I parked there in 2013 when I soloed Mt Adams and hit Abigail Adams and Adams 5 on a neat loop. I love Adams. I parked way off to the side as, IIRC, a sign directed you to, and left a note on the...
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    Side note. Over 10,000 posts between the 2...

    Side note. Over 10,000 posts between the 2 peakbaggers! You guys been doing this for awhile. :D
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    A good reference that was posted here by Spencer...

    A good reference that was posted here by Spencer I think.

    https://www.thevermont110.com/
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    This has been an interesting (if occasionally...

    This has been an interesting (if occasionally contentious) discussion especially considering the position that I've taken. Most of the time I would be on the other side. I would like to see each and...
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    How could I forget that. It literally started in...

    How could I forget that. It literally started in my back yard, what is now Renaissance Park. (see photos) US ethnic cleansing, 19th century style and a sordid tale we like to forget. However to Mike...
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    Guilty as charged on the use of that term in...

    Guilty as charged on the use of that term in casual conversation. The most famous death march in American history is probably the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during WWII. That is certainly...
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    I have been trying to think of another word that...

    I have been trying to think of another word that has multiple meanings, one of which has either a racist intent or history but whose common usage is benign. I have come up with sundown as in Sundown...
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    It's true that one may easily say that someone is...

    It's true that one may easily say that someone is "retarded" and offend someone, but in making the point you have done so. The word has long been considered a slur against people with developmental...
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    "There's a sign on the wall but she wants to be...

    "There's a sign on the wall but she wants to be sure 'cause you know sometimes words have two meanings.
    In a tree by the brook, there's a songbird who sings, sometimes all of our thoughts are...
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    Experience is the most demanding instructor. She...

    Experience is the most demanding instructor. She gives the test first and lesson after.
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    Thanks for digging that up Dave.

    Thanks for digging that up Dave.
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