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    Here is a comprehensive explanation on this...

    Here is a comprehensive explanation on this topic. https://appalachiantrail.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/a-t-corridor-stewardship-field-book.pdf

    More: ...
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    Ah, the good old days of coming home from the...

    Ah, the good old days of coming home from the corridor with yellow boundary marking paint all over me and my clothes. I worked with the ATC Boundary Crew for a couple of summers some 10 years ago. ...
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    Click bait for those of us who eschew TV

    Click bait for those of us who eschew TV
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    I use the mixture recommended to me by Henry...

    I use the mixture recommended to me by Henry Squires after buying one of his Tarptents. He recommends a mixture of clear RTV Silicone and a little bit of Coleman fuel. Mix until brushing...
  5. Slightly drifting, but still about fires. I...

    Slightly drifting, but still about fires. I remember when we lived in Conway that my father was one of the men who was on the fire line during the Brownfield Maine fire Here is a well written...
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    I have stayed there quite a few times over the...

    I have stayed there quite a few times over the years. I went up there last week and couldn't find a campsite on a Thursday. Here seems to be the current situation: The reservable sites are full...
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    Since about 1990 I have flown to Europe to hike...

    Since about 1990 I have flown to Europe to hike and backpack on the cheap staying in hostels and taking public transport. Early on I discovered that picking up a URI on a plane was far too easy. ...
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    Amen brother

    Amen brother
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    Rescue in Grafton Notch today

    Today I made the drive from Berlin, NH to Upton, ME on Success Pond Road. The road is in great shape except that the short ATV section from Berlin is rather cobbly. It appears that they have been...
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    This Tuesday, whilst camping for a couple of days...

    This Tuesday, whilst camping for a couple of days at the Basin Pond Campground, I hiked from the campground up to Rim Junction where many years my late wife and I used to go to just sit and marvel at...
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    Great shots. No evidence of road repairs in the...

    Great shots. No evidence of road repairs in the pix:)
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    He is still alive and hiking as far as I know.

    He is still alive and hiking as far as I know.
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    These WMNF pages have been pretty well updated...

    These WMNF pages have been pretty well updated https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/whitemountain/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=74645&actid=34 OPEN
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    It's been years since I enjoyed reading VFTT so...

    It's been years since I enjoyed reading VFTT so much. Thanks everyone.
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    Please include Mt Che

    Please include Mt Che
  16. Thread: Windy.com

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    Over the past seven years or so I have spent...

    Over the past seven years or so I have spent summers in the French and Spanish Pyrenees hiking on the GR 11 and assorted other trails. Since I happened upon Windy I have been using the Topo level to...
  17. Thread: Windy.com

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    Windy.com

    Am I late to the party again? Is anyone else using Windy.com for weather and maps. I love the ability to find trails I have been on in Spain and all over the world on this ap. It also explains why...
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    We used to be able to lift the gate end off the...

    We used to be able to lift the gate end off the hinges to access the parking. We were told by hatchery personnel to do it that way.
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    Nice post and pictures. Thank you.

    Nice post and pictures. Thank you.
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    A few years ago I helped our now gone member,...

    A few years ago I helped our now gone member, "Paradox" drive up to the Caribou Pond road near Sugerloaf to retrieve his SUV. He had driven almost all the way to the AT crossing before getting stuck...
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    Snowmobile route

    Snowmobile route
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    Also Haystack summit down to Falling Waters...

    Also Haystack summit down to Falling Waters trail. Which reminds me. Does any one remember the emergency bivy cache that used to be placed by the big boulder just after the Falling Waters trail...
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    Here is the organic AT Boundary Monument detector...

    Here is the organic AT Boundary Monument detector I used some time back. He was just in training at the time of the pictures. Turns out that oxidized aluminum has a pretty strong smell. 63126313
  24. I can't wait to read what Thunderbear says about...

    I can't wait to read what Thunderbear says about this in his next edition. It's always a good read.
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    I warmly remember the old "Bronco Buster...

    I warmly remember the old "Bronco Buster Competition" days. Used to love skiing there before lift lines existed. Hope it finally reopens some day.
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