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  1. #5626
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrambledbacon View Post
    Contemplating bring my rack up to climb. Have a sport rack and some trad pieces. Know nothing of the Maine climbing scene. Lead 5.8 sport. Also don't mind being belay bitch. Trying to get back into teh climbing game.
    Any takers?
    Not much rock that I know of around Bigelow for trad or sport, there are some boulders but I’ve never climbed them. Closer to Weld is Tumbledown that has a few sweet multi pitch trad lines in a very enjoyable setting. The AMC route goes about 5.6 and is a fun way to the summit. Shag, IIRC, has 1 or maybe 0 routes in the 5.8 range, but things may have changed. Clifton, Acadia, Camden, have numerous lines in that range but are a fairly far drive from Bigelow.

  2. #5627
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    I live in Acadia and here's a climbing resource page to get you started if you come down this way. Good climbing, great views.

    https://www.mountainproject.com/area...-national-park

  3. #5628
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    Hopefully this pans out for Saddleback. It is such a good ski hopefully the lifts will be spinning again soon
    https://unofficialnetworks.com/2019/...me-latest-news

  4. #5629
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    Anyone going to K tomorrow for the afternoon concert??

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    "If the road You followed brought you to this,of what use was the road"?

    "I have no idea what I am talking about but would be happy to share my biased opinions as fact on the matter. "
    Ottime

  5. #5630
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    Awesome time after biking at K. Killington slays the mtb scene, must have been 500 bikers there with a half hour Ramshead LL.

    Band was a fun listen, heard a bunch of people say Hayley reminded them of Janis.

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    Hung with a bunch of the K-Zone crew including Rusty-K

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    Biggins spotted me and offered up a tasty HF Riwaka! We are looking to do the Wednesday B ride in two weeks. [A team is brutal]

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    Scallops are tasty

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    "If the road You followed brought you to this,of what use was the road"?

    "I have no idea what I am talking about but would be happy to share my biased opinions as fact on the matter. "
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  6. #5631
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    Nice summer K stoke

    Saw these while Flee Marketing on manitoulin island

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    Pretty neat if they’re legit

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    Hiking views not to shabby either. Saw many bolts in the rock while walking along this escarpment.
    24° 06°

  7. #5632
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    so who made august turns?

  8. #5633
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  9. #5634
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    Attachment 290823

    the madawaska river, really filling in some gaps to my canadian geography this summer
    They got a name for the winners in the world

    http://procatinator.com/?cat=80

  10. #5635
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    I have two pairs of those snowshoes, made by Snocraft in Maine but same style. Bought for $25 a pair for a surplus store about 20 years ago, got the same 10th Mtn story. I use them regularly, they are the full rocker ski of of the slowshoe world.
    "... Enjoy yourselves, keep your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to your body, the body active and alive, and I promise you this much: I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those deskbound people with their hearts in a safe deposit box and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this: you will outlive the bastards." – Edward Abbey

    Love Jay Peak? Hate Jay Peak? You might enjoy the The Real Jay Peak Snow Report

  11. #5636
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    ML, not able to see your image. The Mad is a really pretty river.
    "... Enjoy yourselves, keep your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to your body, the body active and alive, and I promise you this much: I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those deskbound people with their hearts in a safe deposit box and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this: you will outlive the bastards." – Edward Abbey

    Love Jay Peak? Hate Jay Peak? You might enjoy the The Real Jay Peak Snow Report

  12. #5637
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    A win!

    Sent from my SM-G970U using Tapatalk

  13. #5638
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    Les V looking very skipper-ish


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  14. #5639
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    Quote Originally Posted by MyNameIsAugustWest View Post
    Les V looking very skipper-ish


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    Does that make Goniff Gilligan?

  15. #5640
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Multiglisse View Post
    ML, not able to see your image. The Mad is a really pretty river.
    yea, my crappy iphone pics don’t do the place any justice.

    good fishing

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    cliffs

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    pebbles!

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    They got a name for the winners in the world

    http://procatinator.com/?cat=80

  16. #5641
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    Quote Originally Posted by ml242 View Post
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    pebbles!

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    Nice playground
    The sad truth is that whine does not age well

  17. #5642
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    Killington World Cup Grandstand tickets on sale now, hang out with the cool kids and watch some skiing.

    Lets Party!
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    "If the road You followed brought you to this,of what use was the road"?

    "I have no idea what I am talking about but would be happy to share my biased opinions as fact on the matter. "
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  18. #5643
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    One of the best weekends of the season and I don't even put on skis.

  19. #5644
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    Looks like some shitty weather down Magic way. Hope the mountain is OK.

    August 21, 2019

    RE: Road Closed Rt.11 at the Access RD Londonderry
    Update to the road closure in Londonderry:



    Green Mountain Power has been able to open Route 11 to one lane of traffic. They will be allowing traffic to flow by alternating lanes.



    From: Sheehan, Nicholas <Nicholas.Sheehan@vermont.gov>
    Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:00 AM
    To: Moran, Patrick <Patrick.Moran@vermont.gov>; AOT - TMC <AOT.TMC@vermont.gov>; DPS - B1 Disp <DPS.B1Disp@vermont.gov>
    Cc: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>
    Subject: RE: Road Closed Rt.11 at the Access RD Londonderry
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    "If the road You followed brought you to this,of what use was the road"?

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  20. #5645
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    Tree down knocked out power. GMP blocked road to clear. All OK.

  21. #5646
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    Nice day for a walk in the woods:



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    The sad truth is that whine does not age well

  22. #5647
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    Finally took my first plunge into a VT swimming hole. 48' and it felt like my chest was going to explode. Move is complete, save a bad appraisal, the PA house is sold, should settle by Sept. 10. Binge shopped ski gear and passes 2 nights ago, wifey is bed ridden post-op, so she won't see the deliveries for the next few weeks. It's all about timing.
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    Silent....but shredly.

  23. #5648
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    Fucking cold. Grew up on the cape swimming the bay. Still toe my way in like a broad.
    Decisions Decisions

  24. #5649
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    Anyone interested in a set of back steel wheels and snow tires? 205/55/16 General Alitmax Arctic tires with about 15k miles on them, prob 50-60% tread left. Bolt pattern in 5x112, coming off a '15 VW GTI. Wheels will fit most newer Audi/VWs and plenty of Japanese cars. Pick up near Montpelier, make me an offer. Happy to provide pics later today.

  25. #5650
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    A REI just opened in North Conway? The population doesn't seem to fit their typical model. And investing in brick and mortar...wow.

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