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    OK is not good enough, the Greenheads carve out...

    OK is not good enough, the Greenheads carve out steaks and seem to prefer a little sauce, such as SSS, Woodsman's, DEET when they chow on my skin.
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    Thanks for the insect updates. Looks like...

    Thanks for the insect updates.

    Looks like Saturday 27th or Sunday 28th for recon and light touch. Scything will be on mid week trips.
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    Training day with saws and lopps. Two large...

    Training day with saws and lopps. Two large deadfalls removed from Fells fireroads. Bugz should be easing off in the North. Lots to do.
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    I was thinking that a Cross rider beat the...

    I was thinking that a Cross rider beat the remaining Sprinters.

    Yup, tough on Landa's hopes. As for the split in the peloton....snooze, and lose. Amazing that it happens at all, the teams must...
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    Well, that was different.

    Well, that was different.
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    Went for a ride after yesterday's stage (8). Yup,...

    Went for a ride after yesterday's stage (8). Yup, went out way too hot. All of a sudden the NH state line sign took my notice, as did the sign "You are entering Plaistow". Wound up seeking shade most...
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    Impressive

    Impressive
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    Totally spaced the game this season... Read...

    Totally spaced the game this season...

    Read through all the pages, nostalgia city! May all your teams score the points you picked them for.


    Seems like. They are all doing some occasional...
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    PSA by GBA and Mount Washington Avalanche Center:

    PSA by GBA and Mount Washington Avalanche Center:
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    2019 Memorial Day BBQ and Slackfest: Three days...

    2019 Memorial Day BBQ and Slackfest: Three days to pull the curtain on my ski season
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    As of 8:45 this morning, the blob is still...

    As of 8:45 this morning, the blob is still connected....looking good for this year's BBQ and Slackfest.
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    Slackers Alert: "Mother Nature always gets her...

    Slackers Alert: "Mother Nature always gets her way and we battle the weather every day. We have been unable to open in May due to a snowy and wet Spring. Our scheduled opening is Saturday, May 25th...
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    Still mystifing that it happened....says the...

    Still mystifing that it happened....says the Metro Boston resident having to find alternate routes in three week periods, twice yearly from all the stuck trucks on Miserable and Sorrow Drives....
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    My bunk is already reserved. Backup plan is...

    My bunk is already reserved. Backup plan is hoofing it to Hermit Lake and seeing what catches my interest.....not much Slacking in that....c'est la vie.
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    By report, the top mile of the Sherby was open as...

    By report, the top mile of the Sherby was open as of Sunday. The rope is at the cache by the long crossover to the TRT.
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    Our grillin and chillin slackers will be out of...

    Our grillin and chillin slackers will be out of the wind (mostly) on the NE Snowfields over Memorial Day w/e. We probably will get half or less of that vert....still enough for 28-30 gates
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    2019 Mount Washington Memorial Day BBQ and...

    2019 Mount Washington Memorial Day BBQ and Slackfest

    Looks hopeful for a another 30 gate slalom this year.

    Lawn furniture, coolers, grills, Slackfest is happening on the Northeast Snowfield,...
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    As usual, the 2019 edition of the Annual Mount...

    As usual, the 2019 edition of the Annual Mount Washington BBQ and Slackfest takes place on The Northeast Snowfield, all three days of the Memorial Day weekend. The 10th Mountain Memorial Day Slalom...
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    The lucky survivor may be able to tell us that. ...

    The lucky survivor may be able to tell us that.

    Here's the MWAC report of the 2012 hiker incident:

    Jeff Lane was that ranger initially lowered in after Priebatsch. He was a member of the...
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    Gulf of Slides Ski Trail is getting soggy down...

    Gulf of Slides Ski Trail is getting soggy down low. The muddy sections will be evident in a few days. Already the two low stream crossings are open water, a bit deep on the first one.

    Sherby is...
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    Grham Link partly trimmed back. Between GOSST and...

    Grham Link partly trimmed back. Between GOSST and 3700' the shell-pant rippers, face-whacks and the back-of-neck snow-dumpers have been removed. That's about 1/4 of the GL length. The blown in snow...
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    Tuesday will be a bit of a brute, windy, icy-wet...

    Tuesday will be a bit of a brute, windy, icy-wet snow.....seems like a good day to mitigate the GL carwash. Msg if you want to help.
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    I'll leave the discussion about the Ramond...

    I'll leave the discussion about the Ramond Cataract avvy to y'all. I much appreciate the observations thereupon.

    My little test pit in GOS revealed that slalomming around the larger patches of...
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    It ain't over until you've been slacking it on...

    It ain't over until you've been slacking it on Memorial Day Weeekend. 2019 Mount Washington Memorial Day BBQ and Slackfest, skiing, chillin, grillin on the Northeast Snowfields; ski you there.
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    That busted instep strap issue:...

    That busted instep strap issue:
    http://www.whps-technology.org/backcountry/coppermine/albums/userpics/10040/normal_BCG_Mar24_014.jpg
    Repairs affected today, in plugger style:...
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    Best wishes for her full and speedy recovery!

    Best wishes for her full and speedy recovery!
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    Nice photos Andrew. The old guys had beers too

    Nice photos Andrew. The old guys had beers too
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    I saw what you did with that first batch and...

    I saw what you did with that first batch and laughed. Now all these typically cool shots....
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    The Zone was bountiful. BCG was shralped by five,...

    The Zone was bountiful. BCG was shralped by five, twice
    First lap, at the top of the Ballroom section
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    The usual suspects with mag Dangur in the orange helmet...
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    Sunday, after 9am. Gotta stop for bagels! BCG on...

    Sunday, after 9am. Gotta stop for bagels! BCG on tap....keeping an open mind about wandering up from the usual high point in BCG, to see what might be seen.
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    North of Plymouth, NH, forested, lee-side, North...

    North of Plymouth, NH, forested, lee-side, North facing locations between 2000 and 3600 could be pretty nice
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    Waxing my skins now!

    Waxing my skins now!
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    LOL Sunday looks blubird in the zone. BCG...

    LOL

    Sunday looks blubird in the zone. BCG should be prime.
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    Waffles were nice last time I skied at K-mart but...

    Waffles were nice last time I skied at K-mart but I've not been to Okemo since 1968
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    The Mount Washington Observatory web cam network...

    The Mount Washington Observatory web cam network experienced several cam failures in February. They are still down. The Tuckerman Ravine cam on Wildcat is one of them. More info here:...
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    Toured in The Zone today. Noticed that the cover...

    Toured in The Zone today. Noticed that the cover is getting deep at the sweet spot...almost 7.5 feet.
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    Thattaway to the Waterfall line, not a good choice for a solo skier.
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    About...
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    It works okay for old school gear...Kazamas and...

    It works okay for old school gear...Kazamas and such. I have used it with my Crossbows (82mm underfoot) for a long, low-angle approach. Recommeded to bring a stout scraper just in case it doesn't...
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    Yikes! Good luck with the healing and recovery.

    Yikes! Good luck with the healing and recovery.
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    Maybe for some, others might prefer their mogul...

    Maybe for some, others might prefer their mogul run to be called "Breasts of Skadi".

    Conditions report: Shapely and firm
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    Handing out IPAs might be more entertaining....

    Handing out IPAs might be more entertaining....
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    Conditions were PFN at Magic today. ...

    Conditions were PFN at Magic today.
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    Yes, there was the occasional breaking crust and wind...
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    The fresh pow called. I took a lap on the usual,...

    The fresh pow called. I took a lap on the usual, then with plenty of time in hand, a lap in another part of The Zone today. The crust remained dormant unless slashed.

    Totalled over 3300 feet of...
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    Looks like you found it. I was going up today,...

    Looks like you found it. I was going up today, but will go up tomorrow.
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    I think he thinks highly of his father,...

    I think he thinks highly of his father, apparently aged 63 years at the moment.
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    World Telemark Day 2019 - Just for the heck of it...

    World Telemark Day 2019 - Just for the heck of it I dusted off some old gear
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    Crag 54 Where Are You is located in the East...

    Crag 54 Where Are You is located in the East Fells, about a mile from my house. See the red arrow in the image below.
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    Ginsu is a nasty bit with sloped landings. It is mostly shady in the...
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    Congratulations to you and yours. May you all...

    Congratulations to you and yours. May you all thrive and prosper.
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    That was about the size of it below the two...

    That was about the size of it below the two steeper pitches...with the addition of breaking crust on either side. Somewhat better above 1500 feet due to a fresh half inch of snow.
    There are some of...
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    Not much wind in The Zone today. Skin track...

    Not much wind in The Zone today.
    Skin track stoke:

    https://youtu.be/d0aT2TMRsJA

    Fully extended ski pole = five feet on the ground...
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    Bring an extra cigar Ride lifts with younger...

    Bring an extra cigar
    Ride lifts with younger people, you might learn something
    Bring another extra cigar
    Bring a backup lighter
    Watch for lift line worriers, smile at them and speak gently to...
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