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  1. Oncoman

    ME200 w finish

    On 22 Dec. 2019 I completed the ME200 w list on East Royce with Carl Cressey & Van. Easy hike due to minimal snow conditions. After Carl, I am only the 2nd finisher of that difficult list; in my opinion more difficult than the ADK 3K's w. And having done both of these lists, I know what I am...
  2. Oncoman

    ONCOMAN completes Northeast 770 Peak List

    You may be the first to do these in winter. No Alain Chevrette (pinpin) was the first to complete ADK 3K's (222) in winter. He completed 16 March 2009 on unnamed peak, SW of Brown Pond, Indian Lake. I was the second to complete on 20 March 2014 on Catamount. However I am the only one to have...
  3. Oncoman

    ONCOMAN completes Northeast 770 Peak List

    you have completed all the NY 3000s .... in winter?. No, only the 222 ADK 3K's in winter. Actually was also my second round of ADK 3K's. was from a winter visit. No, was not me.
  4. Oncoman

    ONCOMAN completes Northeast 770 Peak List

    The North East 3,000 footers in fact have only 740 qualifying peaks according to recent 7,5 minute maps. However for historical reasons and/or tradition I suspect people will want to continue climbing the 770 peaks. However those that don't climb the 2 qualifying peaks omitted by Swanson in...
  5. Oncoman

    ONCOMAN completes Northeast 770 Peak List

    Voici la liste des finalistes: (4 out of 11 from Québec) # 1: Dennis Crispo sur Davis,PA 8/2/97 # 2: John H Swanson sur Davis,PA 8/2/97 # 3: Sue Eilers sur Monadnock,NH 11/4/00 # 4: Erik Schlimmer sur Tumbledown,ME 7/30/04 # 5: Alain Chevrette (Famille Pinpin) - Québec, a terminé sur Mont...
  6. Oncoman

    Obtaining on line various lists for peaks beyond New England 3,000 footers (Oncoman)

    Such lists can be obtained at http://lesiteayvon.com/listesoncoman.html Examples of available lists: NEng 2,000 footers; ME500 most prominent peaks; NH 1,850 footers Info is in French but self explanatory (e.g. élévation = elevation; culminance = prominence; fichiers = files) The files...
  7. Oncoman

    Oncoman completes NEng 2K's + numerous sub-lists (NEng1000, NEng3K's, NEast3K's, etc)

    Pure quest of the futile or quest of oneself? You tell me. For my part over the years it has become a way of life and a true passion full of memorable moments such as witnessing while bushwhacking at dawn the birth of a fawn, all curled up and steaming with its eyes still shut. What a privilege...
  8. Oncoman

    Oncoman completes Catskill

    Many years ago I had decided to keep Black Dome for my finish. Not the most beautiful one, but I liked the name. So on 20 April 2019 I summited Black Dome with the rain to keep me company. Zero views on ledge near top due to fog. Minimal icy spots on steep part of trail near summit. BTW ticks...
  9. Oncoman

    NH100 winter

    Anyone working on this list this winter. Would be interested in having company for my remaining 50 pks, especially for the harder ones (eg The Captain). If interested,send me a private message. I usually hike on fridays & saturdays.
  10. Oncoman

    ADK 3K winter finish (222 pks) + 2nd round of ADK 3K's

    Jim to your knowledge the number of North East US 3K finishers (770/777 Pks) stands at what. I know for sure that Allan Bernier and Serge Massad finished in 2013.
  11. Oncoman

    ADK 3K winter finish (222 pks) + 2nd round of ADK 3K's

    For details go to http://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24459
  12. Oncoman

    Prominence technical Q - NH200 list

    Prominence based list. Rules are rigorous: 1. Only info from current official maps can be used. 2. Unless stated on maps, values for elevations & key saddles are interpolated 3. All values are given in imperial units. If conversion from metric units is required, units are rounded to nearest...
  13. Oncoman

    Prominence technical Q - NH200 list

    Concerning NH200 list Long Mtn 3661’ P = 1711’ (Lat = 44.6798; Lon = -71.3796) Prox. Parent = Sugarloaf Long W. Pk 3661’ P = 1711’ (Lat = 44.6696; Lon = -71.4023)Prox. Parent = Sugarloaf 1 peak with 2 identical shoulders or 2 separate pks ? (col = 231’ between 2 pks) Also...
  14. Oncoman

    Searching for the lost J.R. Persons pill boxes

    Sorry Jim but I prefer to stay low profile. All I can say is that I have now finished playing in Maine. Register on N. Pogy? Another mystery I guess. Some of those pill boxes put up 5, sometimes more than 10 yrs ago, tend to disappear. I found some under fallen trees, some still attached to...
  15. Oncoman

    Searching for the lost J.R. Persons pill boxes

    Mystery solved. JRP actually signed 9/11/09 on Russell; so must have been 11th sept. instead of 9th nov. as I had thought.
  16. Oncoman

    Searching for the lost J.R. Persons pill boxes

    Comments on a few among the 50 - 60 sub 3K Maine pks climbed in last 3 months Russell 2402’ : found register placed by JRP in Nov. 2009 #999/1000 . Surely he must have finished by now. When? On which Pk? Does anyone know. Is it the New England 1000 highest list or the Maine 1000 list? Only 1...
  17. Oncoman

    Going beyond the NH200 highest

    Actually trying to assess the feasability of establishing a 1001 list for the Northeast, using the traditional 200 ft interpolated prominence criteria. Though debatable, I plan to include Pennsylvania in Northeast list. Going down to 2850' and using 770 Swanson list + ME200, NH200, VT200 +...
  18. Oncoman

    Which car would you recommend for remote bushwhacking?

    For engine reliability and space: yes. For logging road travel capability: no (front wheel drive only - cannot pull out of 1 foot mud holes, had 2 such incidents - if one front wheel sinks in ditch in winter expect a 10 miles walk out, twice had to be towed and once scrapped a tire by excessive...
  19. Oncoman

    Which car would you recommend for remote bushwhacking?

    After 5 years of bwk all over the northeast, with an average of 120 pks per year and 30,000 miles of driving per year I can say that my present car, a minivan Honda Odyssey, has performed outstandingly well despite very rough workhorse beatings. But with 250,000 miles under the hood time has...
  20. Oncoman

    For Maine prominence peakbaggers only - Mount Louise

    Mount Louise is located on Québec/US border NE of Coburn Gore (#87 on ME top 100 prominence list). It is best approached from Québec side. Took me 90 min. to & from my car - woods very very open. Where it not for private club posting, would take less than an hour via ATV trail. Found jar...
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