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    Well, there is a patch issued by the AMC for the...

    Well, there is a patch issued by the AMC for the winter New England 67, and I believe there is also one for the Wt Mt 4K in winter as well as the 100 in winter.
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    True. I certainly wouldn't want to hike on any...

    True. I certainly wouldn't want to hike on any seriously rooty and eroded sections of trail while hiking in the White Mts:rolleyes:
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    I had to look up PUD. Funny. How about PBC for...

    I had to look up PUD. Funny. How about PBC for pointless brook crossings? Why does the North Twin trail cross the Little River the first two times? There is a fine bypass herd path which avoids...
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    6453 Will Rogers had it right...

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    Will Rogers had it right...
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    I went up the North Twin Trail on Tuesday and...

    I went up the North Twin Trail on Tuesday and expected to find easy river crossings. Not so. I decided to bypass the first two crossings and had to take a few leaps of faith on the third. The...
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    Sometimes it's not an image thing. The clips...

    Sometimes it's not an image thing. The clips that attach to the rails are not exactly a snap on and off affair, depending upon the system used. They take time and every time you do this, you run...
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    The only thing I would add to all this: The...

    The only thing I would add to all this: The square Thule crossbars and feet add aerodynamic noise at high speeds. I leave my system on year round and above 65 or so mph, the noise is noticeable,...
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    I am on my 5th Subaru, a Forester. I have used...

    I am on my 5th Subaru, a Forester. I have used Thule roof racks on all of them, mainly to carry a canoe and also lumber from Home Depot. There are lots of accessories for Thule rack systems. I...
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    Still doing the Thoreau Falls Trail? If so, must...

    Still doing the Thoreau Falls Trail? If so, must suck with the bridge being removed
  10. Hopefully the same fate does not await Appalachia.

    Hopefully the same fate does not await Appalachia.
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    You either have to be a subscriber or "create an...

    You either have to be a subscriber or "create an account online", presumably free, which will enable you to read virus articles for free,
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    No, he means Dr Dahl...a much more recent...

    No, he means Dr Dahl...a much more recent misadventure

    https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-2000-02-25-0002250082-story.html
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    Whenever I read something like this, I am...

    Whenever I read something like this, I am reminded of an article in the December 1995 issue of Appalachia entitled "Let em Die: The Case Against Search and Rescue". If you have access to back issues...
  14. Almost everywhere out west besides the major...

    Almost everywhere out west besides the major metro areas. Especially where you can see all the way to the horizon for 360 degrees. My sister lives in Jackson Hole and the night sky there is...
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    What about shelters and tent sites that have a...

    What about shelters and tent sites that have a caretaker?
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    Agreed. I think that many trails are poorly...

    Agreed. I think that many trails are poorly designed probably because the trailblazers never envisioned the traffic they would one day receive. There are exceptions. Every once in a while, I find...
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    Frodo and I (with our Yankee hats) in the Sewards...

    Frodo and I (with our Yankee hats) in the Sewards (Adirondacks) back in 03

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    Agreed. It is almost impossible to tell how many...

    Agreed. It is almost impossible to tell how many have recovered when we don't know how many have been exposed and either didn't even realize it or had mild symptoms. A test in NYC showed that 20%...
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    Well, the curve has been flattened in Maine, and...

    Well, the curve has been flattened in Maine, and elsewhere in Northern NE. So why are trailheads still closed? I thought the goal was to "flatten the curve". That's what we've been hearing for...
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    Thank you. Very well said

    Thank you. Very well said
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    I need a "no S&^%$#@T" emoji:): I know what they...

    I need a "no S&^%$#@T" emoji:): I know what they are trying to do. If they are trying to get people to stay at home, then just shut all trailheads, facilities, etc and be done with it. I don't see...
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    I interpret "area" to mean the trailhead, unless...

    I interpret "area" to mean the trailhead, unless otherwise specifically noted, like the Tuckerman area. If some trailheads are open, it cannot mean the order is meant to restrict all access to the...
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    Exactly. The open trails will be packed.

    Exactly. The open trails will be packed.
  24. Of course the terrain is more dangerous. That is...

    Of course the terrain is more dangerous. That is why you are more careful. In your front yard, you are not on guard looking for trip hazards, slippery rocks, etc. Ever read the accident reports in...
  25. Sticky: I don't believe that list is controlled by the AMC

    I don't believe that list is controlled by the AMC
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