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    Also a good idea to carry something that can work...

    Also a good idea to carry something that can work with small sources.

    Having just posted in the Sages post, I remember that the second night of that backpack was at the Race Brook campsite, and...
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    That had to have changed at some point since...

    That had to have changed at some point since 1995, as back then on our first backpack with the Scout Troop, we have a photo of the Scouts standing with one foot on each side of the state line...
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    Perhaps Packaged water will last THROUGH that? ...

    Perhaps Packaged water will last THROUGH that? That would make sense :)
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    Just work out your schedule to stay there a night...

    Just work out your schedule to stay there a night when rain is predicted, then the only problem you'll have with the water source is crossing it to get back to the trail :).
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    Sounds sensible, but then again it doesn't seem...

    Sounds sensible, but then again it doesn't seem that sense is as common as it once was... :)

    The only possible thought might be that if they have to evacuate, the pre-packaged water would be...
  6. Thread: Milk

    by BillyGr
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    One thing to think about is that you may need to...

    One thing to think about is that you may need to add a bit extra water (since the original is expecting both the water and milk to be liquids). You might still go a bit less than the total of water...
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    Once you get into MA (Williamstown as mentioned...

    Once you get into MA (Williamstown as mentioned above, Pittsfield also has service by train and bus) they have a fairly good local service that covers much of the Berkshires and works for many of the...
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    Sorry, just saw this - it was a small spot (I'd...

    Sorry, just saw this - it was a small spot (I'd say the two cars is not far off, might have been 3 depending on what vehicles) and there is also a larger lot right off 55 nearby (that may be what...
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    We had a small group a number of years ago and...

    We had a small group a number of years ago and the vehicle was left there from Fri PM to Mon PM with no issue (hiking southward into NY from the border).
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    The closest state campground is actually in NY...

    The closest state campground is actually in NY (but almost on the border) - Taconic State Park (be sure if searching you specify Taconic, as there is also a Lake Taghkanic which is in the same county...
  11. Don't totally count out Baltimore (BWI) as a fly...

    Don't totally count out Baltimore (BWI) as a fly in location if that proves to be a cheaper deal for a flight - they have local trains (MARC) that go into Washington, DC from there regularly and can...
  12. I believe the official name is Badge Magic, but...

    I believe the official name is Badge Magic, but there may be other brands now as well. One thing that I've seen is that it tends to leave a mark on the underlying item should you ever want to remove...
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    That closing may have been caused by outside...

    That closing may have been caused by outside forces (EMS as a chain has had issues and closed stores due to that, plus the mall they were in has been closed several times in the last year or two due...
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    We have a smaller bank chain here that does the...

    We have a smaller bank chain here that does the same, so there may be others out there.
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    In these cases the $50 (or whatever) limit is set...

    In these cases the $50 (or whatever) limit is set by the store or ATM owner, so what you have set up with your bank wouldn't matter. Probably in many stores (particularly smaller ones) they just...
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    https://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/13...

    https://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/132787-Greylock-Community-Club-Parking-closed would seem to be the thread where updates are most likely to be found (when they are available - note it...
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    No idea if they are available many places or not,...

    No idea if they are available many places or not, but one of our local stores had Chicken of the Sea sardines in a pouch like you often see tuna packed in. May have just been a one time thing,...
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    They should tell everyone they go by the Alaska...

    They should tell everyone they go by the Alaska rules - no cancellation of school until it hits -50 (which, according to the well known sled dog racer that said this does happen generally a couple...
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    That couldn't be the same local preserve where...

    That couldn't be the same local preserve where they have to rescue someone at least once or twice a year (and occasionally the rescue becomes a recovery), most of whom probably fall into the same...
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    A&P (as a chain) went out of business in late...

    A&P (as a chain) went out of business in late 2015. The ACME chain was one of several that bought their former stores (and the largest, taking about 70 locations of the 200 something that A&P had at...
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    I'd suspect it is some of that. I have a photo...

    I'd suspect it is some of that. I have a photo from 1995 with people straddling what was then marked as the state line and that photo falls in sequence BEFORE you hit the sign that says entering a...
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    Maybe that's the new trick to removing the annoying bears? ;)

    Ice the road (with their favorite flavor of icing - probably the one used on bear claws ;) ) and that draws them away from the...
  23. Check with any existing credit cards you have...

    Check with any existing credit cards you have (and if that doesn't help, check with other issuers as well). Going the opposite way a few years back, and using two different cards, only one charged...
  24. Thread: Doxycycline

    by BillyGr
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    Many areas now have facilities (often called...

    Many areas now have facilities (often called urgent care or similar) that are somewhere between a regular doctor's office and an emergency room.

    They generally work on a walk in basis, and can...
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    Surprising they haven't tried the simple...

    Surprising they haven't tried the simple solution. Posting at each access point (with a copy of the map shown in the links to make it easier to see which area they describe and where you are in...
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