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    The same couple that are the benefactors for the...

    The same couple that are the benefactors for the Maine Mineral & Gem Museum, Mary McFadden and Larry Stifler, are also significant land owners in the area just south of Bethel. They own 10,000+...
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    The sad thing is that some of us know exactly who...

    The sad thing is that some of us know exactly who this is and what he was known for.....and caught doing....twice.
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    Double fatality in Acadia National Park

    Apparently, this couple fell 100' off an icy cliff. What a sad story, condolences to the family
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  4. Deregulation of the electric power industry has...

    Deregulation of the electric power industry has pushed our grid into some vulnerable operating conditions. Industry decisions are now made based on profit alone. As much as I do not believe in...
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    There were many ski areas considered through out...

    There were many ski areas considered through out the WMNF that never came to fruition. The most interesting proposal in my opinion was a potential development in Evans Notch with a base in the Cold...
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    I'm not going to get uptight about passing others...

    I'm not going to get uptight about passing others on the trail; a buff, scarf or a big step off the trail will suffice. I have planned my hiking to the less travelled areas and less popular times. ...
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    Rt 113 is used most of the way through as a...

    Rt 113 is used most of the way through as a snowmobile trail. It is busy on weekends. It is not a big, fast or wide trail so speeds are kept in check by the trail itself. As the trail approaches...
  8. As of July 25, Maine Forest Rangers had responded...

    As of July 25, Maine Forest Rangers had responded to 800 fires in 2020 which burned only 900 acres. The majority of the fires have been from lightning strikes and illegal campfires. The fire...
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    there are other people like me out there? Thank...

    there are other people like me out there? Thank you
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    The exact detail that BHSF referenced for the...

    The exact detail that BHSF referenced for the views from the Southwest summit ledges from the 30th Ed WMG is also in the latest (11th ed) of the Maine Mountain Guide. This view ledge will live on....
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    I am very sad to hear this news. Eric's...

    I am very sad to hear this news. Eric's trailwork has made the approach from the north one of the most well built & maintained trails in the WMNF. Seems to me that a more reasonable approach from...
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    We did the Red Rock Loop in the Maine section of...

    We did the Red Rock Loop in the Maine section of the WMNF and saw nobody except a WMNF work crew on the access rd. We did the loop from Hut Rd in Stoneham. This was on a nice day, mid week in July....
  13. We were up on Rumford Whitecap a few weeks back...

    We were up on Rumford Whitecap a few weeks back when the blueberries were just starting to ripen. They did not seem sparse at that time....just not quite ready to pick. We did find enough ripe...
  14. Mahoosuc Land Trust is also part of a group...

    Mahoosuc Land Trust is also part of a group working to buy and conserve what was formerly a part of Chadbourne Tree Farms. This is a 15,000 acre project that includes Tumbledown Dick Mountain,...
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    The recognition of purple stripes to mark land in...

    The recognition of purple stripes to mark land in Maine dates back to 2012; the marking is designate "Access by Permission Only" and is considered to be more permanent that signage. Purple marks...
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    +1 for the Berry Pickers trail to Saddleback and...

    +1 for the Berry Pickers trail to Saddleback and the Horn. The info shown in Maine Trail Finder seems accurate to me. The access has been sketchy in the past but most recent reports imply that the...
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    As far as comps go, I would suggest that the...

    As far as comps go, I would suggest that the southern presidentials is the most easily comparable area that comes to mind. I did the loop on a humid summer day and I do not remember the rocks as...
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    2019-09-01 Callout #21 - Old Bridle Path...

    2019-09-01 Callout #21 - Old Bridle Path
    https://www.facebook.com/pemisar/

    Sounds like they ought to hand out headlamps to all hikers heading down OBP after a certain hour. I like the idea of...
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    I will 2nd Coastal Maine Botanical Garden. I am...

    I will 2nd Coastal Maine Botanical Garden. I am not a garden/flower guy but I truly enjoyed my two visits so far. The place is big and can involve more walking than most people are willing to do. ...
  20. I will 2nd Salty's reply. I also have a can from...

    I will 2nd Salty's reply. I also have a can from the 80's that I still use from time to time. I simply do not have many applications for the stuff these days and a little goes a long way. IMO, if...
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    I believe that the bridge at the start of the...

    I believe that the bridge at the start of the Highwater Trail is a part of the snowmobile trail system. This bridge is a primary connector/corridor trail in the snowmobile trail system between Maine...
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    After 2 rounds of Lyme, I can say that the sun...

    After 2 rounds of Lyme, I can say that the sun sensitivity from the Doxy was worse that the disease itself. I survived the 3 week med cycle using long sleeve spf shirts, sunscreen & hats. I did not...
  23. PB, check out Caltopo, using the forest service...

    PB, check out Caltopo, using the forest service 2016 maps.....they are quite up to date and include some pretty good detail
    https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=44.27114,-71.16982&z=15&b=f16a
  24. For me, it is all about eye contact. I look for...

    For me, it is all about eye contact. I look for eye contact and if the contact is made, then I will follow with a "good morning" or "good afternoon" More people on the trail = less eye contact. ...
  25. PB, thank you for the enlightenment-I was not...

    PB, thank you for the enlightenment-I was not aware that HQ would be supplementing power sold to the US with gas fired generation for use locally. In fact, as it is impossible to track where each...
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