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    Iíve done a decent number of solo backpacking...

    Iíve done a decent number of solo backpacking trips now where I end up sleeping in my tent with no one nearby. Iíve found it gets a little easier each time. Here are some things that have helped me....
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    I use the new england trail conditions website...

    I use the new england trail conditions website and check the Mt. Mansfield snow stake levels when planning trips.

    NewEnglandTrailConditions.com: Hiking Trail Conditions For All of New England,...
  3. He did! The book is called Hiking America's...

    He did! The book is called Hiking America's Wilderness.
  4. Found it! If anyone read that backpacker...

    Found it! If anyone read that backpacker magazine article I linked and thought "yeah I want to see this guy's rankings of every wilderness area" then this is the book for you: Hiking America's...
  5. Steve Brumbach's quest to hike every US wilderness area

    This is an old article, anyone know if he finished hiking every wilderness area? I heard that he was planning to write a book, any one know if he did so? Id be very interested to see his rankings...
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    I think your howitworksdaily "article" is overly...

    I think your howitworksdaily "article" is overly pessimistic. 6 to 12 miles only? Nah . . more like a 100 miles from a viewpoint on a reasonably clear day. I've seen the White Mountains of New...
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    The "Into the Wild" bus was removed . . . ...

    The "Into the Wild" bus was removed . . .

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alaska-bus/into-the-wild-bus-removed-from-alaska-trail-for-safety-concerns-idUSKBN23Q09S
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    How does your plan not violate NH's rule for...

    How does your plan not violate NH's rule for visitors from out-of-state to self-quarantine for 14 days? I don't see the if-you-test-negative exemption that Maine has or the...
  9. https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/129478...

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/129478-America-s-Best-Long-Trails?highlight=
  10. A good light weight freestanding 1 person tent?

    I'm considering a purchase of a freestanding tent (ie one that can with no hassle be set up on a tent platform or on rock slab) . .

    I also prefer it to be relatively light weight.

    The Big...
  11. New Jersey: Parks, Forests and other places to hike

    I live in New Jersey and I am looking for help adding to my bucket list of places to hike in New Jersey. So please post below any places that have hiking trails that you like that this tentative...
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    Because pilots also fly much less safe prop...

    Because pilots also fly much less safe prop airplanes and helicopters too and have health risk exposures unique to their job. Its not because being a passenger on a commercial air flight in the USA...
  13. Wardens kill bear on AT/LT near Goddard Shelter

    I've been following this on GMC Long Trail FB page. The GMC has now installed a bear box at this shelter. Please remember to secure your food as you hike.
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  14. Just did a 3 day, 2 night hike over Moosilauke,...

    Just did a 3 day, 2 night hike over Moosilauke, the Kinsmans and Cannon. There was some sections of ice but with care I was able to get by and didn’t hassle with microspikes. There was a decent...
  15. With all this "warm" weather will I even need...

    With all this "warm" weather will I even need microspikes? Looks like a rainy warm week coming up.
  16. Thanks peakbagger! Wow still patches of snow at...

    Thanks peakbagger! Wow still patches of snow at 2500 feet and on the south side of the ridge . . thinking I might give those waterproof socks a try next week.
  17. Thank you rubyvermonter! I read this as I'm a...

    Thank you rubyvermonter! I read this as I'm a GMC member and I'm reading everything I can to get an idea on conditions in New England for next week. I've seen similar advisories from White...
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    I was the someone! I brought it up because...

    I was the someone! I brought it up because people on this thread were talking about where they can legally camp and that flyer gives the rules for where you can legally camp in the white mountains...
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    Here's the backcountry camping rules for the...

    Here's the backcountry camping rules for the White Mountains National Forest. Hope you find it helpful. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5363715.pdf
  20. I enjoyed a night camped near West Mountain...

    I enjoyed a night camped near West Mountain Shelter too as you get views of NYC.

    If I recall the High Point monument is a short but uphill way off the AT but could be worth it to you. Not sure if...
  21. Thank you everyone! The Craig Mains aka "Hawk"...

    Thank you everyone! The Craig Mains aka "Hawk" videos in particular have given me a real clear picture of the conditions. He attempted the section with snow shoes yesterday and was STILL...
  22. conditions on AT between Moosilauke and Kinsmans?

    I'm planning on starting a backpacking trip in the Whites next week (weather permitting). I understand from reading reports at newenglandtrailconditions.com that the black flies aren't here yet but...
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    Here's another thread with info regarding pouches...

    Here's another thread with info regarding pouches of chicken:

    https://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/107514-Where-to-find-pouches-of-chicken?highlight=
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    There is a parking lot right next to the Bear Mt...

    There is a parking lot right next to the Bear Mt Inn and the State Park Rangers are right there. I was happy to have my car in a lot that had law enforcement so close by. I recall checking in with...
  25. Interesting I didn't know they were considering...

    Interesting I didn't know they were considering recalculating what mountains are 4k again - thanks for the info peakbagger!
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