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  1. Thread: How High?

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    We flew to Nairobi, so it was a long drive to the...

    We flew to Nairobi, so it was a long drive to the trailhead at 6,000 feet.

    Definitely lots of diversity as we started in a rain forest and finished on a glacier.
  2. Thread: How High?

    by Bill O
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    19,341 on Mount Kilimanjaro in 1999. Also went to...

    19,341 on Mount Kilimanjaro in 1999. Also went to 18,500 on Kala Pattar in Nepal in 2001.

    My add on question is what's the highest altitude you have slept at overnight? Airplanes don't count. I...
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    Someplace in the Philippines had a wind gust that...

    Someplace in the Philippines had a wind gust that exceeded Mount Washington's old record....the problem nobody recorded it.

    No stations there could record or even survive anything much above...
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    2pm and the storms are beginning to fire ahead of...

    2pm and the storms are beginning to fire ahead of the front. Hope everyone is down by now, should get exciting soon.
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    1pm and the cold front is still over Lake...

    1pm and the cold front is still over Lake Champlain.
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    Weather looks pretty terrible up there now. Wait,...

    Weather looks pretty terrible up there now. Wait, I meant average.

    The forecast given by the obs pretty much sums up everyday in the Colorado Rockies, yet people still climb them everyday. Their...
  7. I would expect clouds with RH quite a bit below...

    I would expect clouds with RH quite a bit below 100%. The point forecast doesn't take into account other factors that help clouds form on mountain tops.

    Best bet is to watch those point forecasts...
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    I may not have won, but I was the closest. ...

    I may not have won, but I was the closest.

    BTW, I'd like to put in my usual objection to the rule of "closest without going over" in that it makes absolutely no sense to me in the scientific...
  9. I'll take one day.

    I'll take one day.
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    Yes, definitely. Check the avalanche forecast...

    Yes, definitely. Check the avalanche forecast page and they usually give trail conditions.
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    The monthly average is 7.44" I'll go with 6.00"

    The monthly average is 7.44"

    I'll go with 6.00"
  12. Thread: Ammo Trail Head

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    Way wrong on both accounts, good luck. In...

    Way wrong on both accounts, good luck.

    In winter the trailhead is several miles down the road where they stop plowing. Unless of course I am wrong and they now plow the whole road. In which case...
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    Cool, thanks for the info. Worst case, I was...

    Cool, thanks for the info.

    Worst case, I was planning on carrying him.
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    Any other color on this topic?

    Any other color on this topic?
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    Nobody is posting anything, that is the problem. ...

    Nobody is posting anything, that is the problem. A good example was a question I just answered in the weather forum. Original poster never even acknowledged my response, which makes me not want to...
  16. Its very poor forum etiquette to post a question...

    Its very poor forum etiquette to post a question and then disappear. How do I even know if you came back to read my answer. If that is the case, why would anybody want to respond. Not worth my...
  17. A rough guide would be 9.8C per 1,000m or 5.4F...

    A rough guide would be 9.8C per 1,000m or 5.4F per 1,000ft which would work best in a windy/well mixed atmosphere. Otherwise, it could be all over the place.

    You could also check the Auto Road...
  18. Impressive, considering the summit had an above...

    Impressive, considering the summit had an above average snowfall month as well.
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    Visitting and checking in is nice, but without...

    Visitting and checking in is nice, but without people posting there is no forum.

    I'm a little confused how facebook replaces a forum and I am very familiar with both.

    Without active users I'm...
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    We need some more moderators. I used to have...

    We need some more moderators. I used to have admin privileges, but I can't seem to approve new users. I don't really have time anyway.

    It's easy to forget that the explosive growth of STP was a...
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    Seriously, is this forum dead?

    I almost feel like it should be shutdown. There is so little activity. Who are the current moderators? I received this pm today:
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    Thanks. As of right now, I think as far as we'd...

    Thanks. As of right now, I think as far as we'd go would be the Hut. It might be too soon to do the peaks unless we get in some hiking this winter.

    How big are the bunk rooms at Zealand Hut?
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    Zealand Hut With a Kid

    I am thinking about taking my three year old (will be almost 4 next summer) into Zealand next summer.

    What is that hike like? Any thoughts, suggestions and tips for hiking with a 4 year old? ...
  24. Got it. This contest is growing on me.

    Got it. This contest is growing on me.
  25. No, I'm just wondering what the logic is to this...

    No, I'm just wondering what the logic is to this rule?
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