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Re: Humphrey's Ledge Trail
« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2013, 12:42:21 PM »
Humphrey's Ledge is on NH State Forest.  The folks you mentioned work for the USFS which manages Federal land. 

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The access trails are not officially recognized  by the Forest and Lands (at least to my knowledge) but have obviously been there for many years.  Several years ago I obtained permission to do some trail work there with some of the guides from EMS.  I'd be happy to help with obtaining permission.

I'd be into trying to put together some folks to help address some of the trail issues there, mostly the main one leading up to the main cliff band and the connecter to the Geriatric Walls.

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What I think the valley really needs is an organized climbing group that could be stewards to these trails and cliffs.
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agreed on both parts. too bad the MRS won't get involved...
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Re: Humphrey's Ledge Trail
« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2013, 07:45:24 PM »

 What I think the valley really needs is an organized climbing group that could be stewards to these trails and cliffs.
Of course talk is cheap!


You could tell them you're scheduling a secret insiders meeting about retro bolting, and then sandbag them all with the trail work.  :)
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Re: Humphrey's Ledge Trail
« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2013, 08:10:02 PM »

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What I think the valley really needs is an organized climbing group that could be stewards to these trails and cliffs.
Of course talk is cheap!   


agreed on both parts. too bad the MRS won't get involved...

I don’t really think trail maintenance/building falls under the MRS mission. AMC, AAC, and Access Fund (all of which I support through membership), would be better organizations for supporting this type project. AMC is probably out despite having some of the best trail building crews, as this is not a recognized trail.

Access Fund has had major trail building/signing projects out west, but I’ve never seen the organization to active in this area.

The AAC has shown a stronger presence recently organizing local “Craggin’ Classics” and BBQ’s, so I’ld suggest interested persons join this non-profit and attend some events. They’re always fun and there are plenty of influential well intentioned folks in attendance.

Grass-roots is good too, but in my experience often fizzles out without a finished product.

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Re: Humphrey's Ledge Trail
« Reply #18 on: June 09, 2013, 08:53:22 PM »
AMC? Ban the AMC!

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Re: Humphrey's Ledge Trail
« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2013, 09:23:36 PM »
AMC? Ban the AMC!

OK, Ken, I’m down for this discussion, but I think it deserves it’s own topic. Let’s pick it up over there --->