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It's been quite a while, but the fishing at 13 Falls was amazing last time I was 
there.  Native brookies were practically jupming out of the water.

On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 10:27:40 -0400, Caveat Lector 
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>What TEO said.
>
>I've stayed at 13 Falls in the fall. Nice camp spot. Lots of mice. I had one
>trying to crawl in my sleeping bag all night long. That and the Arizona
>nocturnal critters convinced me to switch from a tarp to a Big Agnes
>Seedhouse SL2. The mice will get into the bear buckets, too, because most
>are missing their lids, or at least they were a few years ago. The falls
>have some really nice swimming holes if you follow the branch that flows in
>from the west.
>
>caveat lector
>
>
>On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Chris Henry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> So I was going to BC this just to Matt and Ben K., as they both seem to
>> have knowledge of this hike, but I would imagine others on the list might as
>> well.
>>
>> I'm looking for a little advice regarding a Pemi Loop overnight, that I am
>> considering Columbus Day weekend.  I really wanted to do this hike two
>> summers ago.  I had a trip planned back in the NE and everything was a go,
>> but sadly a death in the family put the kibosh on it.
>>
>> The flight is now booked for this October, with the intent being to do an
>> overnight.  So I guess the real question is, where can we bivy along the
>> trail?   Given it's a holiday weekend, I expect campsites to fill up very
>> early.  I also hate to commit to a campsite, given that depending on
>> circumstance we could end up doing more/less mileage.
>>
>> Is bivying along the Franconia Brook Trail or Osseo Trails as feasible as
>> the map makes it look?  I know regulations state that you need to be a 1/4
>> m. from the Franconia Brook Trail, (which considering we wouldn't start
>> hiking out of Lincoln Woods until 9 pm, I would fairly expect miscalculate
>> to about 100 yrds or so).
>>
>> The other uncertainity I have is whether there are any opportunities to
>> crash along the Twinway.  As near as I can tell, the answer would probably
>> be "yes", but I would love to hear input from those who have hiked the
>> trail.
>>
>> I should add that I've suggested to my buddy that we simplify things by
>> staying at Galehead Hut a night, but he's even cheaper than I, so I doubt
>> that will fly.
>>
>> Thanks very much in advance.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Chris
>>
>> P.S. R.I.P. George Steinbrenner
>>
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