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  1. Thread: 2009 Season

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    Mike, I agree with you about (eventually)...

    Mike, I agree with you about (eventually) choosing to do Moosilauke with them. A friend and I hiked Moosilauke on a perfect Fall day via Gorge Brooke and came down Carriage Road. Gorge Brook is an...
  2. Thread: 2009 Season

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    After years of not hiking, I did around 15 4k+...

    After years of not hiking, I did around 15 4k+ footers (a few more than once since my friend had never hiked them) last year. My wife and I did Mt. Washington for the first time ever and it was her...
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    Burke is such a great mtn. Thanks for the trip...

    Burke is such a great mtn. Thanks for the trip report.
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    I understand your point but TGR does more to get...

    I understand your point but TGR does more to get me excited about skiing in general than just about any other site out there. The quality of skiing, knowledge and trip reports posted on that site...
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    The TGR response makes it obvious that Boyne will...

    The TGR response makes it obvious that Boyne will lose out on revenue across all of their resorts. Sure, it might be a minimal hit to their bottom line when a few people cancel planned vacations and...
  6. Thanks for all the great responses. I'm sure my...

    Thanks for all the great responses. I'm sure my wife and her friends will have a blast.
  7. Girls' weekend away while I stay home with the...

    Girls' weekend away while I stay home with the kids.
  8. Dining + apres-ski recommendations near Jay Peak

    My wife and her friends are headed up there this weekend. Does anyone have any dining and/or apres-ski recommendations for some women in their mid 30s?
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    It's such a silly rating though. The only "triple...

    It's such a silly rating though. The only "triple black" :roll:
  10. Thread: Snowshoeing?

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    Another major plus (especially in this economy):...

    Another major plus (especially in this economy):

    The costs of snowshoeing are merely the initial equipment costs (which is FAR less than a new ski setup) and the price of gas to get you to...
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    A friend and I are considering heading up to hike...

    A friend and I are considering heading up to hike on Saturday. Weather forecasts peg it as a cloudy day with varying periods of rain. We did Moosilauke, Lafeyette and Lincoln last month so I'm...
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    We hiked Mt Eisenhower via Edmunds Path today...

    We hiked Mt Eisenhower via Edmunds Path today without traction. The parking lot and the initial parts of the hike were ice and snow free. Fairly quickly however, you start to get ever increasingly...
  13. Winter boot recommendations for wide (4E) feet

    I'm one of the unlucky few to have really wide feet compared to the average consumer. I typcially find myself needing a size 12/13 width 4E for shoes and boots. Does anyone else have experience with...
  14. Thread: Lowe Alpine

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    STP is definitely a great place to pickup Lowe...

    STP is definitely a great place to pickup Lowe Alpine products. It's where I got the few pieces of Lowe's clothing that I have. They got in a ton of Lowe Alpine gear just under a year ago and are...
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    Well as someone who develops wine lists for...

    Well as someone who develops wine lists for restaurants, I would think you'd be willing to at least agree that certain expensive wines do taste ALOT better than the majority of inexpensive wines out...
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    I can't really answer this question. It REALLY...

    I can't really answer this question. It REALLY depends on the activity and weather involved.
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    I own more than a few pieces of Arc'teryx gear...

    I own more than a few pieces of Arc'teryx gear and have never regretted the money I spent on any of it. I can't say that about many companies and it isn't hyperbole. The gear is expensive and no one...
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    I really don't think the Tripyramids or Flume...

    I really don't think the Tripyramids or Flume Slide are appropriate trails for your first 4k footer honestly.

    If I had to suggest one trip then it would have to be the classic Mt Lafeyette - Mt...
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    It's definitely more dangerous than I would have...

    It's definitely more dangerous than I would have thought. We took my three kids up to Mount Cranmore last weekend to sno-tube. There were 3 major instances where I was more than a little bit unhappy...
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    If you don't own the land then you have no right...

    If you don't own the land then you have no right to claim possession. Anyone suggesting otherwise can go pound sand.
  21. How crowded is Crotched at night on the weekends?...

    How crowded is Crotched at night on the weekends? Their being open till 3AM certainly makes it an attractive idea to get up there this year.
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    One has to wonder if this isn't a heavy-handed...

    One has to wonder if this isn't a heavy-handed approach however. Just how much erosion and damage do they expect to occur during the winter season when snow and ice have frozen all the ground cover...
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    It's refreshing to see a company giving their...

    It's refreshing to see a company giving their customers an honest and straightforward assessment of conditions and what's going on with their mountain.
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    I've never been to Bromley myself. I did notice...

    I've never been to Bromley myself. I did notice that they're offering midweek tickets for $25 however and might have the venture over there this year to see what the place is like.
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    Another great place to consider is Burke Mtn if...

    Another great place to consider is Burke Mtn if you're considering skiing up around the Bretton Woods area. They have a great easy blue down from the top called Deer Run. It's one of those...
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