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    The Green Mountain Club maintains a list of...

    The Green Mountain Club maintains a list of shuttlers.
  2. As Slo-go'en wrote, you may want to stay at Lake...

    As Slo-go'en wrote, you may want to stay at Lake of the Clouds hut. It is not clear how much of the Presidential Traverse you are doing. There are campsite, where I assume one could put up a...
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    I don't live in that part of the state so don't...

    I don't live in that part of the state so don't have an answer for you about road construction. I suggest you contact the Green Mountain Club. Someone should have information about the road. In...
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    I am intrigued by the ideas about alternate...

    I am intrigued by the ideas about alternate hikes. I completed the AT as a section hiker in 10 of 14 summers. I am still working but have a goal to thru when I turn 70 in 3 1/2 years. I have a...
  5. Unlike most, if not all, of the people who...

    Unlike most, if not all, of the people who responded, I read the message from Walking Nature World and skimmed the video. The message, which is repeated in the video, is that legs don't need any...
  6. Thanks for the info about campsites and water,...

    Thanks for the info about campsites and water, which comfirms info in the trail guide.
  7. Thanks for those two websites!

    Thanks for those two websites!
  8. Thanks to both of you for the feedback. The...

    Thanks to both of you for the feedback. The trail guide does indicate it is dry on the Davis Path and the Mt. Parker Trail. Since I'll be backpacking, I planned to drop down for water and/or...
  9. Hiking from Bartlett trailhead to Mt. Washington

    About 30 years ago, I hiked the Mt. Langdon/Mt. Stanton trails and have always been intrigued about the idea of hiking to Mt. Washington. Since I will not be traveling far this summer (I had nabbed a...
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    The most helpful information anyone can give you...

    The most helpful information anyone can give you is what you will face in NH or ME if you do not follow COVID-19 protocols. In those states, as well as Vermont, the confirmed cases are pretty low...
  11. Although the Governor Scott's stay-at-home...

    Although the Governor Scott's stay-at-home provisions in Vermont extend through May 15, 2020, the Green Mountain Club, which monitors the 100 miles of AT in Vermont, has different protocols for...
  12. Long Trail and Side Trails in Vermont closed

    Here is the latest information about closure of the Long Trail and its side trails due to mud season and COVID-19.

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    I'll throw my 2 cents into the discussion. I...

    I'll throw my 2 cents into the discussion. I section-hiked the AT in 10 out of 14 seasons, completing it a few years ago. I still hope to thru hike when I retire, which I originally thought would...
  14. You can contact the Green Mountain Club, which...

    You can contact the Green Mountain Club, which maintains the trail, or go to the GMC facebook page for Long Trail through hikers to get current information.
  15. Although I, too, have not been on that section of...

    Although I, too, have not been on that section of the trail, it has been a wet spring and a wet summer. You can contact the Green Mountain Club, which maintains the trails, to try to obtain more...
  16. Start by providing the name brand and size of the...

    Start by providing the name brand and size of the hiking boots and their condition.
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    You don't need to go to the Long Trail. You...

    You don't need to go to the Long Trail. You could go to Groton State Park, where you can hike to Peacham Bog (which has a boardwalk onto the bog), hike some low hills in, around or near the park,...
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    The Southern Poverty Law Center is a well,...

    The Southern Poverty Law Center is a well, respected non-profit organization, which strives to protect civil rights of all people. Anti-Semitism in the U.S. and around the world is very real, the...
  19. Thanks for the update. I haven't gotten a recent...

    Thanks for the update. I haven't gotten a recent update on conditions.
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    I sectioned hiked the entire AT in 10 out of 14...

    I sectioned hiked the entire AT in 10 out of 14 years, mostly in August. It was quiet in the southern part of the trail in August. I went 36 hours seeing no one. Frequently I camped by myself,...
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  22. Deadeye is referring to the policy of the Green...

    Deadeye is referring to the policy of the Green Mountain Club that the Long Trail not be hiked between April 15 and Memorial Day. Even if the snow cover is gone below 3000 feet, the trail will be...
  23. I hiked the Walker's Haute Route last summer,...

    I hiked the Walker's Haute Route last summer, which also coincides with the TMB for a bit. There are very few backpackers as they are very few camping areas and you are hiking on private property. I...
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    Keene has non-gortex hiking shoes and boots. I...

    Keene has non-gortex hiking shoes and boots. I prefer them to Vasque Breeze because of a wider toe bed.
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    Two years ago my hiking buddy and I got permits...

    Two years ago my hiking buddy and I got permits for an alternate start out of Yosemite Valley. My buddy got injured and I didn't want to start on this remote trailhead by myself. I found a group...
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