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  1. it sure is a magical place. we're coming "home"...

    it sure is a magical place. we're coming "home" on the 15th. we live in nova scotia but our hearts are in the Whites.
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    last year we started the Tuckerman Ravine trail...

    last year we started the Tuckerman Ravine trail at 4am. arrived at the headwall just in time to watch the sunrise over Wildcat. I'll never forget that.
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    Sunrise on Tuckermans

    Started hiking very early to get this pic. well worth getting up at 3am. Taken Sept 27, 2011. The sunrise over Wildcat was impressive as well.

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    oh we'll definately be back. we had a great week...

    oh we'll definately be back. we had a great week in the Whites. we got hikes of Chocoura, Washington, Franconia Ridge and Willard in. weather couldn't have been better for every one but 1 hr of...
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    Intern and Marty

    i'm not sure who was working at the obs museum on Sept 27th but she made my wife's trip. we hiked up to the summit early that morning (topped out at 8am). after enjoying the view for an hour or two...
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    ok so we did the counterclockwise loop of it on...

    ok so we did the counterclockwise loop of it on Sept 30th. sunny at the start (8am). by the time we got to Little Haystack we could really hear the wind blowing from the west. i looked off towards...
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    yes it looks like a great hike no matter which...

    yes it looks like a great hike no matter which way we attack it. maybe it'll be a game day decision. :-)
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    i checked the white mt guide yesterday and it...

    i checked the white mt guide yesterday and it recommended going clockwise for a). the views going up and b) you can cool off your feet in the stream on the way down. i'm kinda torn between the two.
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    Franconia Ridge Question

    which way is the best way to hike the loop? ascent via Falling Waters or ascent via the Old Bridal path? thanks.
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    we really like the Golden Gables Inn in North...

    we really like the Golden Gables Inn in North Conway. reasonable prices, nice accomodations and walking distance to Settler's Green outlets.
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    we're usually in north conway the first week in...

    we're usually in north conway the first week in september but this year we wanted more time after our trip to the rockies to save a little more money. we'll also make a second trip down for the...
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    yup, made them last month. :-)

    yup, made them last month. :-)
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    perfect, i can hardly wait. thanks.

    perfect, i can hardly wait. thanks.
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    Fall Foliage

    we're planning a sept 24 - oct 2 white mt trip this fall. is this pretty close to peak fall colors in the whites? thanks.
  15. We made it up via Tuckerman's on Sept 11th! it...

    We made it up via Tuckerman's on Sept 11th! it was crazy busy up there. It took us 5 hrs to get up, including rest stops. I thought that the climbing would get easier after the headwall, i was...
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    wow, we have bare ground here in nova scotia. ...

    wow, we have bare ground here in nova scotia. i'm not jealous at all. :)
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    a quick hike up Mt Willard would provide a very...

    a quick hike up Mt Willard would provide a very nice photo op this time of year.
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    here's a hungry visitor to my backyard. ...

    here's a hungry visitor to my backyard.

    http://www.mountwashington.org/forums/picture.php?albumid=16&pictureid=111
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    thanks for the link/info.

    thanks for the link/info.
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    did you have to make arrangements in advance to...

    did you have to make arrangements in advance to take the shuttle back down? i thought they were normally full.
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    for now i'm just going to keep going up and down...

    for now i'm just going to keep going up and down these four floors of steps at work on breaks and lunchtime. that would be a good start, next will be losing about 40 lbs worth of unnecessary weight...
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    thanks for the info. i like the cheaper options...

    thanks for the info. i like the cheaper options more than the stairmaster. i've started taking the stairs up to where i work. 4 floors and i'm usually sucking air by the time i get to the top! :D...
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    i'm in nova scotia, not overly hilly.

    i'm in nova scotia, not overly hilly.
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    First Hike

    earlier this month, the wife and I took our first White Mts hike, Mt Willard. Being considerably out of shape, this easy (according to AMC guide) hike almost killed us. we were sore for the next...
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