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Date Posted: 06:54:37 11/20/02 Wed
Author: Roy Schweiker
Subject: Ways down West Bond
In reply to: Lady & the Tramper (aka Heather&Steve) 's message, "3 Bonds in a Day" on 04:51:15 03/12/02 Tue

From "Appalachia vol. 34 p.520 (1963)

"The next day we descended along this ridge, which borders
Hellgate Brook. Travel was pleasant. The spruces up high were buried under hard, windblown snow, and down lower the trees were far apart and offered little hindrance to our descent."

Yes, this is the W ridge of West Bond. If I figure the date correctly, this was Feb.1, 1963 or just about 39 years earlier than the trip more recently described in http://home.earthlink.net/~ellozy/Bonds.html

Both times that I descended W Bond in winter without a broken trail down, we went S from the West Bond-Bond col. You get into birches fairly quick that way although it is a longer.

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