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    It does snow every month of the year on the rock...

    It does snow every month of the year on the rock pile. The mountain always tests one abilities and preparedness. I felt as though I was there, reading your words. Wow, that was quite one great read. ...
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    You pinned it right down. Thank you for posting...

    You pinned it right down. Thank you for posting this EricJ! If anyone has further info, I love to read more. I'm certain other readers will learn more too. Thank you!
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    I have hiked the rockpile countless times over...

    I have hiked the rockpile countless times over the past 24 years and can not remember seeing the cross. Now with this new info our informed posters have provided, I will certainly have a better...
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    Thank you guys very much! From the...

    Thank you guys very much!

    From the Chronicles of the White Mountains by By Frederick Wilkinson Kilbourne:

    "The place where the Stout hearted Ormsbee's bodywas found is a wooden cross and a...
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    The William curtis plaque is in the crew room of...

    The William curtis plaque is in the crew room of the Lakes, I have a picture of it. Also, I have a picture of the boots nailed to the wall too. I am told that Ormsbee's death marker is near the...
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    It is a death marker not a plaque that is near...

    It is a death marker not a plaque that is near the summit.
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    Allan Ormsbee summit plaque

    Allan Ormsbee, 28, Brooklyn, NY, died June 30, 1900 of hypotermia on the rockpile. The Lakes of the Clouds Hut was constructed because of his and other deaths. I remember seeing a dedication plaque...
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    Of course after tonight's snow fall, it's a solid...

    Of course after tonight's snow fall, it's a solid idea to bring crampons, snowshoes, and a 100' or more of rope this w/e.

    Have fun playing safely in the mountains!
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    More Cohos Trail info.

    Here's a Cohos Trail post from outdoor writer Carey Kish that appeared in
    the Portland Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram recently, regarding an
    international hiking event that features the C.T. and the...
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    I enjoy standing on the obs tower. Mind if I...

    I enjoy standing on the obs tower. Mind if I join this moderate traverse?!
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    International Cohos Trail Event 8/10!

    HIKERS FROM U.S., CANADA TO STAGE INTERNATIONAL TRAIL LINKING EVENT

    PITTSBURG, NH -- A Portland, Maine man and hiking enthusiasts from the Lac Megantic region of Quebec are working with The Cohos...
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    One may join our hiking site for free. You be...

    One may join our hiking site for free. You be able to read our hiking articles, view our calendar, and read our message board.

    Here are the scheduled hikes:
    Saturday, June 9: Firescrew Mtn,...
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    Want to summit the rockpile?!

    Our New England Hiking & Adventurer's Group will be ascending the rockpile via Tucks to Lions Head with a visit to the Alpine Gardens then summit on Saturday, June 16. Meet 9 am at the help desk at...
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    I met those ill prepared 'hikers' often. Scary to...

    I met those ill prepared 'hikers' often. Scary to think about them.

    Excellent website you have K.D.! Hope the readers spend the time to visit!!
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    Yaktrak are best for nearly level traction. They...

    Yaktrak are best for nearly level traction. They break easily on our sharp rocks and elevation gain. Stabilicers are made for elevation gain and spotty patches of ice. 6 or 10 point step in...
  16. Thanksgiving Day & Night at Carter Notch Hut!

    When:
    Thursday, November 23, 2006, meet 9:30, leave 10:00 AM

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    Nineteen Mile Trailhead
    Route 16, 1 mile North of the Auto Road
    Green's Grant Township, NH 03581

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    We'll hike...
  17. 4th Annual Thanksgiving Day & Night at Carter Notch Hut!

    When:
    Thursday, November 23, 2006, meet 9:30, leave 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Nineteen Mile Trailhead
    Route 16, 1 mile North of the Auto Road
    Green's Grant Township, NH 03581

    Description:
    We'll hike...
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    I seldom take any 'cuz I return to see the views...

    I seldom take any 'cuz I return to see the views again. Those in my party did and when they decide to send me them, I sure will share 'em with ya!

    I must mention on Wildcat Ridge Trail, the...
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    Trip Report: The Wildcats -- 10.21.06

    Saturday was a grand old time to play in the Wildcat Mountains with Yen, Annette, Rebecca, Ravi, Sean along with Sarah, Jenny and I. We stopped in at the Pinkham Notch Visitor Center to read the...
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    We hiked on the hiking trail from Tripoli (eye)...

    We hiked on the hiking trail from Tripoli (eye) Road. The huge Nextel tower is on the domed open area just above the ski trails. It went fine today with Catherine, Diane, Linda, Julie, Glen, Bob,...
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    This is more a pleasant social event than a...

    This is more a pleasant social event than a hiking event. Make new friends, meet old friends!
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    Bridal Veil Waterfalls! Sunday, October 29

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    Ideal for the beginner or advanced hiker with a ton of local history! Our group will hike in just 2.5 miles up easy grades to see the spactacular 80 foot falls and the scores of...
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    Mts Liberty & Flume! Saturday October 28

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    Welcome to the 4000 Foot Fitness & Fun Club! We'll meet at The Basin parking lot, on the northbound side of I-93 gear up and hit the trail at 8:30. Be there early. You'll see my fire...
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    Mount Tecumseh! Sunday, October 22

    The hike:
    Ideal for the beginner or intermediate hiker! This mountain is the lowest 4000'er at 4003'. I prefer the approach from the Tripoli (pronounced triple-eye) Road. There are some views along...
  25. Wildcats & her kittens! Saturday, October 21

    The hike:
    This is a moderate loop hike to add 2 more 4k's mountains from this collection of 5 on the ridge. We'll meet at the Nineteen Mile Trailhead on the east side of Route 16, about 4 miles...
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