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  1. Well, you can also get 10% off all purchases at...

    Well, you can also get 10% off all purchases at Lowes. Home Depot also gives 10% discount but you must be a retired Veteran (with a military ID card)
  2. Good riddance!

    Good riddance!
  3. I love the smell of Gore-Tex in the morning...:D

    I love the smell of Gore-Tex in the morning...:D
  4. No, I think he is referring to the World Journal...

    No, I think he is referring to the World Journal Tribune.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_World_Journal_Tribune

    The IHT was published in Paris
  5. Well my first guess was: Muhammad Speaks, The...

    Well my first guess was: Muhammad Speaks, The Village Voice and Duo Wei Times:D

    But a quick Wiki check revealed that I was wrong...:)
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    I'll see that 1985 and raise you a 1969:) 6757

    I'll see that 1985 and raise you a 1969:)

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    We once stayed a couple of nights at the DOC...

    We once stayed a couple of nights at the DOC cabin near the summit of Moosilauke in the late 60s. The outhouse was on the western slope of the mountain, not that far from the cabin. It had a great...
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    Surely you don't think I was offended. I thought...

    Surely you don't think I was offended. I thought you knew me better:) I was actually trying to offer my support because I agreed with you. Sorry, It will never happen again :D
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    Skiguy...please refer to the following "database"...

    Skiguy...please refer to the following "database" before posting to avoid triggering said Karens ...:rolleyes:

    http://www.rsdb.org/full
  10. From the book "Deep Survival" by Laurence...

    From the book "Deep Survival" by Laurence Gonzales

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  11. Agree. Some famous climber once said that being...

    Agree. Some famous climber once said that being roped on a climb just means you won't die alone.
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    Outhouse in the Sewards. 6748

    Outhouse in the Sewards.

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  13. I found it (sadly) ironic that he did all that...

    I found it (sadly) ironic that he did all that dangerous climbing as a soloist and then is killed while climbing with a partner.
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    The previous one expired in Oct 1996 and I...

    The previous one expired in Oct 1996 and I believe it was renewed in 1997. It is a 30 year special use permit, so around 2027.
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    Well, you sent me to google for that one. Then...

    Well, you sent me to google for that one. Then back to google to look up "portmanteau"...:rolleyes:
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    It's literal. Additionally, hikers used to leave...

    It's literal. Additionally, hikers used to leave flagging tape as they progressed up the mountain so that they could find their way back. This was done mostly on trailless NE 100 peaks I believe. ...
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    Of course in 1957 there were a LOT more shelters...

    Of course in 1957 there were a LOT more shelters to use as base camps in winter.
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    The Club was established in 1957. The Kanc was...

    The Club was established in 1957. The Kanc was completed in 1959...so have fun with the Hancocks:D

    In 1957, these peaks were considered "trailless": Owls Head, both Hancocks, and West Bond.
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    The Hancocks before the Kanc was completed.

    The Hancocks before the Kanc was completed.
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    What is the "winter limit" of the Cog and what is...

    What is the "winter limit" of the Cog and what is the limiting factor? Anybody know?
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    I don't see anything wrong with this. Many...

    I don't see anything wrong with this. Many highways that traverse mountain passes have pull outs and information kiosks (and sometimes trailheads) at the highest point of the pass...the summit. See...
  22. I've never understood this thread. The last...

    I've never understood this thread. The last thing I want to do after a long hike is take my sweaty, tired body and go sit down in a restaurant. Unless you live locally or are staying in a motel and...
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    Agreed. One of my favorite trail signs: ...

    Agreed. One of my favorite trail signs:

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  24. Stored Solar? OK, I guess then we can have...

    Stored Solar? OK, I guess then we can have "Stored Organic" for oil and gas companies and solar could become "NIMBY Nuclear". :rolleyes:
  25. Personally, I wouldn't live near any biomass...

    Personally, I wouldn't live near any biomass plants and am perfectly happy living within a 20 mile radius of a nuclear plant.
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