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    52 with no View

    If we were to make a list of the best 52 with no View (which is an odd concept, mostly this is stemming from bar talk), what would be on it?

    1. Zealand
    2. Owlshead
    3. The Horn
    4. Bulge
    5. Weeks
    6. Hale

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    Hi B the H,

    Great initiative! Can't contribute right now, but please remove The Horn. There 3 years ago, beautiful open views abound to the south abound. Check out hillmap.com or your favorite sat images to confirm. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HH1 View Post
    Hi B the H,

    Great initiative! Can't contribute right now, but please remove The Horn. There 3 years ago, beautiful open views abound to the south abound. Check out hillmap.com or your favorite sat images to confirm. Thanks!
    I also think the Horn has nice views.

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    Quote Originally Posted by B the Hiker View Post
    If we were to make a list of the best 52 with no View (which is an odd concept, mostly this is stemming from bar talk), what would be on it?
    How do you even start to define "best"?

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    They all qualify on many days throughout the year

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    But ... The Horn still has a great view.
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    That’s just about all of them if you show up on the right day. Yep...sounds like A Bar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skiguy View Post
    That’s just about all of them if you show up on the right day. Yep...sounds like A Bar.
    or night

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamed Ellozy View Post
    How do you even start to define "best"?
    You're asking for a lot of thought on this one, Mohamed! I would say, what mountains are fun to climb, despite the lack of views. (Again, this was more bar talk than anything else)

    1. Zealand
    2. Owlshead
    3. East Sleeper
    4. Bulge
    5. Weeks
    6. Hale
    7. The Captain
    8. Tecumseh (before someone went up and lopped a bunch of trees off)

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    Quote Originally Posted by B the Hiker View Post
    You're asking for a lot of thought on this one, Mohamed! I would say, what mountains are fun to climb, despite the lack of views. (Again, this was more bar talk than anything else)

    1. Zealand
    2. Owlshead
    3. East Sleeper
    4. Bulge
    5. Weeks
    6. Hale
    7. The Captain
    8. Tecumseh (before someone went up and lopped a bunch of trees off)
    Pierce -- (climb only if you are going to someplace else)
    Passaconway -- (climb only if you are coming from someplace else)
    A man needs to know his limitations -- Dirty Harry / Clint Eastwood

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    Mount Whiteface (true summit)

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    Klem
    All the Carters (arguable with Dome, and of course with Hight right there)
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    Quote Originally Posted by B the Hiker View Post
    You're asking for a lot of thought on this one, Mohamed! I would say, what mountains are fun to climb, despite the lack of views. (Again, this was more bar talk than anything else)

    8. Tecumseh (before someone went up and lopped a bunch of trees off)
    In looking at past WMGs, that view has been maintained for a long time. Perhaps the individual or group that maintains the bench on the subpeak knows about it?

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    In the Belknaps? Mt. Klem has one of the best views in the range a few hundred feet from the highpoint.

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