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This winter AMG provided several field training courses in mountaineering, avalanche awareness and ice climbing to leaders of collegiate outdoor programs such as Dartmouth, Colby, Bates, and MIT. One of the stairs we traversed is the famous Laurel and Hardy stairs where Laurel and Hardy carried a piano up public stairs in a 30 minute short. This is a hold where you must pinch it to hold on. Seriously, it feels just like that. (new tagline: “Stressed?

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Mountaineers In Gray: The Nineteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, C. S. A.

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