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 Butt sledding! 
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 Butt sledding!
I got a couple of butt sleds (these ones: http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/66695?fe ... l-two-pack) and am looking into some opportunities to use them on some winter hikes.

Last year I used a trash bag (it worked pretty well! :lol: ) on Tecumseh and Cannon. I'm currently looking at the Hancocks, Osceolas, and the Kinsmans.

I know the ski trails are off limits so I'm not planning to go down Polecat or any of those trails. Anyone else have any other suggestions?

I'll keep you all posted as soon as we get enough snow :wink:

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Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:20 pm
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As soon as we get enough snow almost anything is sledable. Is that a word? Anyhow I have the same ones and they work well. When I did Old Speck some guy came down the entire thing on one of those cheap plastic kids sleds and looked like he had a ball. Said it took him just half an hour.


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Had the longest and most ridiculous sledding of my life coming down from Liberty.

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Ill second Hale.

Try Glencliff off of Moosilaukee. Or Kinsman Ridge Trail for Cannon.
Hope for good packed out snow as it makes the best for good runs.

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I've heard Avalon Trail coming down off of Field is pretty good. I didn't have a chance to try it out last year, hopefully I'll remedy that this year :P


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krpayer wrote:
I've heard Avalon Trail coming down off of Field is pretty good. I didn't have a chance to try it out last year, hopefully I'll remedy that this year :P


As long as it's snow and not ice!

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Waumbek/Starr King was a great sled-- very steady slope, which is key to getting a long run.


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allison88 wrote:

Last year I used a trash bag (it worked pretty well! :lol:


I had the fastest slide ever on a trash bag.:shock: Those thinks are slick. Picked up one like you posted but never had much luck. Wrong trails I guess. I don't bother carrying it anymore. Trying to get back on your feet with a heavy winter pack on can be quite amusing though. 8)

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Liberty Springs trail has a pretty long, straight stretch....

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BobC wrote:
Liberty Springs trail has a pretty long, straight stretch....


Yea. Seriously...probably awesome fun.

I hear South Hancock Link is pretty popular sledding ;)

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madmattd wrote:

I hear South Hancock Link is pretty popular sledding ;)


Forgot about that one. Did an involuntary butt slide down that one. Double :shock:

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KellyK wrote:
Had the longest and most ridiculous sledding of my life coming down from Liberty.


Ditto... :D


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