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    All true. OTOH, it can be very helpful, and...

    All true. OTOH, it can be very helpful, and isn’t too early, to seek one or two “partners in crime” to help plan, maybe to practice hike, and to maintain motivation.
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    Amen and amen.

    Amen and amen.
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    My grandfather, a crusty old New Hampshire...

    My grandfather, a crusty old New Hampshire farmer, used to say of rocky ground, "The Devil really tipped his apron when he came through here."
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    Big cats are not the only large mammals living in...

    Big cats are not the only large mammals living in these forests that people refuse to recognize.

    Tell us more, don't tease us.
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    Or the opposite?

    Or the opposite?
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    If DT is truly concerned about Permethrin...

    If DT is truly concerned about Permethrin treatment degrading the sock's life to the point of endangering their lifetime warranty, they could offer a reduced warranty for their treated items. If you...
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    Here is exactly what the DT rep said: “We do not...

    Here is exactly what the DT rep said: “We do not offer treated socks because chemicals such as Permethrin and deet [sic] are known to damage the wool fibers and compromise the structural integrity...
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    Darn Tough Socks with Permethrin?

    In my experience ticks love to climb aboard on your lower leg and then work their way up to some moist out-of-the-way spot. Socks and/or gaiters treated with Permethrin are a good first defense. ...
  9. Maybe it's time for the authority having...

    Maybe it's time for the authority having jurisdiction to declare the bus an attractive nuisance and yank it out of there.
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    How about a Chinook (state dog of New Hampshire)?...

    How about a Chinook (state dog of New Hampshire)? Similar attributes to those of a husky.
  11. Photos are always helpful.

    Photos are always helpful.
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    . Wingdale NY is an "acquired taste," But if...

    . Wingdale NY is an "acquired taste,"

    But if you find yourself in Wingdale, at least go to Big W's Barbeque. 2.5 miles north of the Appalachian Trail station (so south of the Wingdale station), ...
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    They’re pretty rugged. I don’t think you should...

    They’re pretty rugged. I don’t think you should have a problem.
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    https://ih1.redbubble.net/image.284437718.2457/raf...

    https://ih1.redbubble.net/image.284437718.2457/raf,750x1000,075,t,fafafa:ca443f4786.jpgWoody Guthrie's guitar was dangerous.
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    A jerk at the end of a line waiting for a jerk at...

    A jerk at the end of a line waiting for a jerk at the other end of the line.
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    Do what you want and don't worry about taking the...

    Do what you want and don't worry about taking the grips back off. After 12 years, they've already been fully amortized and owe you nothing. Everything going forward is a gift.
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    There's always a lot of well deserved talk about...

    There's always a lot of well deserved talk about the Type A lifestyle here in the Northeast. But it isn't necessarily constant or universal, even here. There's often a circumstantial component. ...
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    10 mile is nice when the fireflies come out in...

    10 mile is nice when the fireflies come out in the little meadow out front. Also Silverhill campsite can be very pleasant.
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    The trails should be fine, although probably...

    The trails should be fine, although probably muddy in places depending on the weather in the few days before your hike. It's a great time to be out on that section.
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    This could be a fertile new area for Dutchware.

    This could be a fertile new area for Dutchware.
  21. Remember Marty on the Mountain's weather reports?...

    Remember Marty on the Mountain's weather reports? When I lived in NH I used to love to watch him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j_2W6GYMvc
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    I've learned to only carry cheap knives. I'll...

    I've learned to only carry cheap knives. I'll never loose a cheap knife, but will always loose an expensive one.

    The same rule applies to pens. A Murphy's corollary?
  23. John McPhee wrote an interesting book called...

    John McPhee wrote an interesting book called "Oranges," published in 1967. Not too long and worth reading.
  24. Our local chapter of Trout Unlimited collects old...

    Our local chapter of Trout Unlimited collects old Christmas trees and puts them in local rivers to improve the riverine environment for fish.
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    Yes, they suck.

    Yes, they suck.
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