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The Gulf of Slides
As seen from The Glen Boulder Trail at about 4,200 ft. The summit observatory on Mt. Washington can be seen at center. Photo taken 06/16/07. Of interest the black flies were out in force and despite a gentle breeze we became food, even with 100% deet on.

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eric bRe: EW!

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which is no protection at all! my girlfriend had a cold and she was eating hall's mentholyptus and the flies didnt bother her, plus she had vicks vapo rub under her nose...hmmmmm.....maybe there is something to this!
Posted Jun 18, 2007 2:19 pm

desainmeRe: EW!

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If concerned about DEET, consider Old Time Woodsmans- powerful stuff since 1880 sans DEET
Posted Jun 18, 2007 3:10 pm

eric bRe: EW!

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I'll give it a whirl cuz deet was more like whip cream on a sundae than repellant!
Posted Jun 18, 2007 9:10 pm

tdoggeDEET

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100% deet is for wusses...I just cover myself with bear spray and, naturally, it keeps the flying insects away too ;)
Posted Jun 20, 2007 10:04 pm

eric bRe: DEET

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just remeber when we are out in Colorado that I dont have to outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you or the girls. Something tells me you'll make a great mate with all that bear spray on!
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eric bSubmitted by eric b
on Jun 17, 2007 4:26 pm

Image ID: 302238
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Lat/Lon: 44.24100°N / 71.291°W
Object Title: The Gulf of Slides

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing