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    These land areas are so huge no one gets back...

    These land areas are so huge no one gets back country to witness any mining,etc. Bears Ears is just a small part of that area and will have no impact on it. That is why they are or did take the land...
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    I had 36 in way back when first starting. They...

    I had 36 in way back when first starting. They were monsters. Just not the deal for my type of hiking in the White Mountains. Maybe out on the flats. Clumsy and hard to hike up and down any trails...
  3. In my opinion the Cog had a much larger presence...

    In my opinion the Cog had a much larger presence at the summit for years before any large groups of hikers or envirement types flooded the mountian and are entitled to an expansion to make it more...
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    Been there many times. Done the N to S as well....

    Been there many times. Done the N to S as well. Usually stay at Blackwoods Campground. Hike out of there over to Beehive etc. as well. We now only go to Acadia off season due to the crowds. Last...
  5. My nephew who not only hiked the AT but many...

    My nephew who not only hiked the AT but many other trails around USA and Alaska. He told me NH had the worse markings of the trail system. I give the lost guy a bit of lee way. Being not from here...
  6. I have only in special circumstance's. Family...

    I have only in special circumstance's. Family mostly. I over look them since I'm the Alpha in that group. Can be nothing but trouble other wise. Been there done that.
  7. I always mention the space shuttle etc..Bezo's...

    I always mention the space shuttle etc..Bezo's new toy is all flown on electronics not paper and compass.
  8. We only use cells for finding GeoCache's and...

    We only use cells for finding GeoCache's and pictures. Both my wife and I run a gps all day and preload points or tracks from PC topo maps and or previous recorded trails we did. Plus we carry...
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    Yes sir some really old stuff. Including EAC's...

    Yes sir some really old stuff. Including EAC's 1820 I've been here note. As I said seeing first hand that mountain and business effect on the Cog. It was impossible for them to clean it up much...
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    I'm talking about the debris since day one back...

    I'm talking about the debris since day one back in 1869 that has been the eyesore of some. Not really about the recent work. Between the weather,money,llabor and available equipment it was...
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    It is only due to Presbys investments and...

    It is only due to Presbys investments and improvements the tracks were able to be cleaned.Period. If anyone dumps on the Cog on why they never cleaned up work up there on the track crew from early...
  12. Love these Nor Easter types. They always pull...

    Love these Nor Easter types. They always pull down the cool dry air from up North as they move out.. Had a awesome day today up in the Nash Stream forest.
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    The JHawk is the Cat's Meow for rescues.

    The JHawk is the Cat's Meow for rescues.
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    There is a thing called power banks for phones...

    There is a thing called power banks for phones which if I was relying on a phone in the woods I would certainly carry.
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    They must of changed cause I tried lunch there 4...

    They must of changed cause I tried lunch there 4 different times and it wasn't good enough. Don't go there anymore.
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    Hopefull it will be open renovated with a Dunkin....

    Hopefull it will be open renovated with a Dunkin. Gas Station type lousey coffee can't compete. Either cold,bitter,weak or just doesn't taste good. Dunkin will bring good jobs and good coffee and...
  17. Don't forget they are a seasonal business and...

    Don't forget they are a seasonal business and it's dam hard to keep the track's,etc in shape off season with weather and the mountain fighting them.

    Give them time to build toliet car's. (the Cog)...
  18. I'm sure the money will help make it better for...

    I'm sure the money will help make it better for all in the long run. After all isn't it stupid to ruin the journey to the summit for the public riding the cog and once they visit there? If you look...
  19. Good to see them getting the loan from the...

    Good to see them getting the loan from the railways funding. The Cog needed it. If anyone spent time down below in the maintence sheds,etc just a few years ago you'd know the dire shape they were...
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    Ha..state employee's. Can't get fired unless...

    Ha..state employee's. Can't get fired unless drunk on the job or other unusual situations. Better yet maybe temp state workers without benifits or working for a company hired by the state to run some...
  21. love the way they say "if you can't afford the...

    love the way they say "if you can't afford the $15". Glad those days are far gone.
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    good to hear he kicked the drugs but too often...

    good to hear he kicked the drugs but too often they go the other way and become extreme with other choices. Hopefully he'll find a middle road and be content.

    I remember the Monadock Man who ever...
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    Too bad we'll never get the real truth. We all...

    Too bad we'll never get the real truth. We all have to speculate on these rescues.

    Being he's a avid runner. I too think he wanted to travel light. No snow shoes on this hike? he should be...
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    Gps tracks have nothing to do with it. And no...

    Gps tracks have nothing to do with it. And no worse then all the books with tell all pages,maps with red lines and internet fourms like VFTT. If it's private it's private. Suck it up. Plenty of...
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    Being a sea going guy since day 1 and navigating...

    Being a sea going guy since day 1 and navigating and finding wrecks was my passion what I've done for 22 yrs now is record the trip on my gps with a high track point drop during the summer months....
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