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    I agree with kd talbot, also mt washington in...

    I agree with kd talbot,

    also mt washington in the winter might not be the best place for someone to do a winter climb and wear crampons for the first time just a thought. And I cant believe she...
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    http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/247...

    http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/247440_1738300223083_1405955038_31460986_5049303_n.jpg


    this is what flume looked like on may 22
  3. awesome I did my first hike on cardigan firescrew...

    awesome I did my first hike on cardigan firescrew a couple weeks back.
    http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/225613_1693672427416_1405955038_31404480_8290779_n.jpg
    ps spellman pumpelly is...
  4. I personally think that washington is a much...

    I personally think that washington is a much tougher climb. I havent tired washington fron the west side only the east via tuckermans ravine. I had done the franconia loop about two months prior to...
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    Valley way is the least exposed way to get up to...

    Valley way is the least exposed way to get up to madison adams, from there you can summit both and there are many trails that lead to the rmc huts i.e. grey nob etc. caps ridge trail to jefferson is...
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    kick off party

    Hey guys I have been lucky enough to be able to volunteer for the observatory on behalf of the company I work for!! I will be doing something for seek the peak on friday the 22 of july. I am very...
  7. to hermit lakes is a walk in the park its uphill...

    to hermit lakes is a walk in the park its uphill but not to steep from there it gets steep and from the top of the ravine is also steep not flume slide steep but steep
  8. Karl Great story, As I sit at my desk at work...

    Karl Great story, As I sit at my desk at work staring at huge snowbanks it makes me long for those warm days in the Whites. I climbed Washington for the first time this year via the tuckerman ravine...
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    I was gonna stay at hermit lake but its gonna be...

    I was gonna stay at hermit lake but its gonna be to cold for my taste so I will be hitting jay peak instead thanks for you input Bill!!
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    boot spur link

    hey guys seeing if anyone has climbed the boot spur link from hermit lakes recently or in the past? wondering how technical it would be this time of year? could I get by with msr lightning ascents or...
  11. I agree with mr legs, and ms donna I have...

    I agree with mr legs, and ms donna I have mircospikes they work great on icy rocks water crossings this time of year and they are well made and priced well. my girl has hill sound trail crampons...
  12. my other thought was pack monadnock in temple nh...

    my other thought was pack monadnock in temple nh there are 2 trails both 1.4 miles to the top about 900ft of gain and a 1.2 mile auto rd that you could use. I hike these trails quite often because...
  13. I dont know if this is to steep its 1600 ft of...

    I dont know if this is to steep its 1600 ft of gain over 4.4 miles. It is recomended for families with small children I would bring micro spikes.
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    I love my north face mamantus bib pants they are...

    I love my north face mamantus bib pants they are light water proof and they zip at the butt incase you have some buisness that needs taking care of

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    I love this pic ...

    I love this pic

    http://images116.fotki.com/v700/photos/1/1002902/5763933/Marty_Pullups-vi.jpg
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    I would look for the same things as a skier would...

    I would look for the same things as a skier would look for good fit and the abilty to change and get different lens. I also wear glasses so I have had to purchase over the glasses googles. If you...
  17. Thread: Crampons

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    Thanks for all the great advice guys. Let me...

    Thanks for all the great advice guys. Let me start by saying I have snowshoes they are Msr Lighting ascent 25's. At this time I will not be looking to do any serious Ice climbing i.e huntington...
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    Thanks Ow2010, That photo was taken believe it...

    Thanks Ow2010, That photo was taken believe it or not on 10/17/10. There was more snow up there that day, then I have seen in all of my november hikes.
  19. Thread: Crampons

    by freighttrain
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    Crampons

    Hello everyone


    I am chipping away at my winter gear list and I think I see the light at the edge of the tunnel. One of the must have things that I have not purchased as of yet is crampons. A...
  20. I dont have much winter experience so I am sure...

    I dont have much winter experience so I am sure others have felt much worse. I have had two days at summits that were in my mind pretty intense one was lafayette and the other moosilauke. lafayette...
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    That is a great shot pturek and welcome aboard.....

    That is a great shot pturek and welcome aboard.. here is another photo from my last lafayette trip

    http://images107.fotki.com/v84/photos/9/1731359/9289255/018-vi.jpg
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    Nice pick my neighbor to the northwest ...

    Nice pick my neighbor to the northwest


    http://images57.fotki.com/v66/photos/9/1731359/9289255/009-vi.jpg
  23. I agree Bluedog. I climbed my first this april...

    I agree Bluedog. I climbed my first this april (tecumseh) and I am trying to desperately to get to 24 by new years I'm at 19 dont knonw if i can find the time to bag 5 more in 30 days
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    I know what you mean brad, plus you guys have mt...

    I know what you mean brad, plus you guys have mt katahdin which I think has a more impressive view from a distance.
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    Snow in concord nh

    It started snowing at aprox 4pm in Concord NH It didnt last long but it stuck to the ground! Can I get an Amen!
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