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    How about an 11 mile Belknap Range traverse? ...

    How about an 11 mile Belknap Range traverse? (There’s even a patch available.). Camp at Round Pond.

    Aside from Mt Major, It has been a pretty quiet area every time I’ve been there this summer.
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    Garmin eTrex 22x -- Questions

    I am seeing deals on the Garmin eTrex 22x for around $150 (REI, Amazon).

    Do any of you folks have experience with this model? It come loaded w Topo Active maps (are they useful for hiking?) and...
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    This arrived in a John Judge / AMC email. Does...

    This arrived in a John Judge / AMC email. Does it count as conservation work?


    I'm writing to you to share some exciting news: this morning, President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors...
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    Interesting and a nice technological step forward...

    Interesting and a nice technological step forward for the AMC.

    But as with all things cell phone, only as good as the battery status. The display is what uses the battery up in most cases where...
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    Valley Sees Record Crowds - and Problems

    Here's a Conway Sun article about the problems overcrowding is causing at popular rec spots.

    The locals report the never experiencing anything like it before.
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    Hey, have any of you guys every had one of those...

    Hey, have any of you guys every had one of those arterial scans that can detect blockages?

    About once a year I get a come-on in the mail that the "The Mobile Scanner will be in my area soon" and...
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    Great sleuthing guys. Thanks!

    Great sleuthing guys. Thanks!
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    No cruise ships in Bar Harbor this summer. Very...

    No cruise ships in Bar Harbor this summer. Very good.

    I've bicycled and run up the Cadillac road at various times over the years. Might be a nice early AM experience.

    Popovers at Jordan Pond...
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    What you both describe Iíve also experienced on...

    What you both describe Iíve also experienced on two recent very hot hikes: early symptoms of heat exhaustion.

    Iíve started to keep track of my pulse rate and doing so serves as a throttle on my...
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    I imagine with weather trends moving toward more...

    I imagine with weather trends moving toward more violent and heavy precipitation events this slide activity will increase throughout the Whites.
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    Welch Dickey Fatal

    Looks like possible hot-weather cardiac event on Welch-Dickey on 6/21/2020. RIP tramper.

    Temps on NH seacoast were in the 90s with significant humidity.

    Take it easy out there gang.
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    It shows up very clearly on google satellite ...

    It shows up very clearly on google satellite view and the Landstat image is from 2020.

    At full magnification you can see fallen trees and a pretty big mud slide.

    And it does look very “fresh.”
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    Is this Ammo Slide New?

    I took a ride up cog base road last month and noticed a diagonal slide I don't remember seeing before.

    Is this a recent occurrence?

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    Note: This photo is from the NEClimbs web site
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    Does anyone keep track of this collapse event like they do Ice Out on Winnipesaukee?

    Is this unusually late in the season for the collapse or about average?
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    Local Guide Pens Natl Geo Article

    July issue includes an article by Mark Synnott describing search for Sandy Irvine remains high on Everest North Ridge.

    Expedition failed to find anything but nice coverage and photos of the...
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    I remember well Berlin of the 70s. There were so...

    I remember well Berlin of the 70s. There were so many cars with ruined paint parked on the streets near the mill.

    We frequently camped up high in the Northern Presis bagging peaks and we knew...
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    I think even the well at Pinkham is in a sulfur...

    I think even the well at Pinkham is in a sulfur pocket, or was.
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    Welcome Greg, The route described above makes...

    Welcome Greg,

    The route described above makes sense in the summer of COVID. And, if you use the Tuckerman Crossover you can bag Monroe also on day 2. That would give you all but 2 summits and...
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    Interesting. Sounds as if the hikers were...

    Interesting. Sounds as if the hikers were content to spend the wet night and find their way in the morning, but a family member called in the rescue for them.

    Once again an "if we are over-due"...
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    Blocking low in Gulf o Maine is just CCW spinning...

    Blocking low in Gulf o Maine is just CCW spinning rain into NE .

    Iím a big fan of Matt Noyes forecasts on NECN. Heís the early morning guy and covers northern New England as well as Boston metro....
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    Here's some good news for those of us who...

    Here's some good news for those of us who recreate outdoors.

    A few recent studies are showing that chances of infection are low if you are outdoors and wear a mask. Indoor venues are much less...
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    Well, I guess it's a judgement call made from...

    Well, I guess it's a judgement call made from different points of view.

    The server wants to protect herself from the legions of customers she attends to every hour. She wears gloves to do so....
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    Yup. Many an extremely fit marathoner has been...

    Yup. Many an extremely fit marathoner has been taken down by heat when they ignored their body's signals. A hot day for Boston leaves (young) bodies all over the course.

    It's not nice to ignore...
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    I hope ther's is no statue of limitations...

    I hope ther's is no statue of limitations imposed. I did my some of my first Winter 4ks in 1970! And I STILL have 19 to go. I should live so long...
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    I wonder: New owner new initiatives? A lot of...

    I wonder: New owner new initiatives? A lot of Cat facilities are long overdue for modernization.
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