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The Annual Fly Fishing Camp at Elk Lake Lodge Recap

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It’s been just over a month since our Fourth Annual Fly Fishing Camp at Elk Lake Lodge. We were graced with near perfect conditions and weather. It was yet another great weekend of fishing the Branch River!

Views from inside the Elk Lake Lodge

Views from inside the Elk Lake Lodge

I’d like to take some space here and thank all our sponsors for their continued support. It would be a challenge to host this event without them.

Patagonia. Patagonia continues to be one of our best longtime partners and one of our best vendors all around. Patagonia provides our guests with Waders and Boots to use during the weekend of Fly Fishing Camp.  They also provide each camper with a copy of “Simple Fly Fishing”, a book that the camp is loosely based on.

http://store.mountaineer.com/product_p/tenkarabook.htm

As well as the above, Patagonia also helps us support local conservation groups, like The Nature Conservancy and The Ausable River Association, both dedicated to protecting our wild places and fisheries.

A beautiful, young  Brook Trout caught during the Fly Fishing Camp

A beautiful, young catch and release Brook Trout during the Fly Fishing Camp

Check out Patagonia’s Fly Fishing Collection at: http://www.patagonia.com/shop/fly-fishing

ECHO/Airflo. Guests are issued ECHO rods and reels with industry leading Airflo Fly Lines for the weekend. Thanks goes out to Tim at ECHO/Airflo and to Bob Lamson, our regional rep, for setting this all up. We had the chance to view a really cool film about the history and philosophy of Airflo lines while at camp.  A great company committed to making the best fly lines on the planet. Check out all that they have to offer at: www.rajeffsports.com

Howler Brothers. Howler Brothers provided all our instructors with Uniforms every year, so at least we look professional…as well as getting some cool hats to our guests. Head to their website or stop in the shop and have a look at their great assortment of Fly Fishing and Surfing apparel: https://howlerbros.com/

Local Fly Fishing Guide, Ken Kalil enjoying a day on the river with guests

Local Fly Fishing Guide, Ken Kalil enjoying a day on the river with guests

Fish Need H2O.  Fish Need Water is a great organization that we have partnered with at The Mountaineer to promote ethical catch and release techniques. Started by ECHO Fly Fishing owner Tim Rajeff…you can read about their philosophy as it relates to sport fishing here: http://www.fishneedh2o.org/

Kaz, along with a few of the camp participants enjoying an afternoon beverage on the porch at Elk Lake Lodge

Kaz, along with a few of the camp participants enjoying an afternoon beverage on the porch at Elk Lake Lodge

Our instructors Ken Kalil, Nick Yardley and Jonah Kaz were instrumental in making this camp a success. Thank you all for the hustle, professionalism and knowledge!

Drying out the waders that Patagonia generously provides for our Fly Fishing Camp

Drying out the waders that Patagonia generously provides for our Fly Fishing Camp

Last, but by no means least, we could not host such an amazing event without the efforts of the entire staff at Elk Lake Lodge. Thanks to owners John and Margot Ernst for letting us host our Fly Fishing Camp at their spectacular wilderness retreats as well as Managers Mike and Diane and the entire kitchen staff and ground crew for their hospitality and for making our stay relaxing and stress free.

 

Elk Lake with the morning fog. Not a bad view to wake up to.

Elk Lake with the morning fog. Not a bad view to wake up t

Every year the Camp’s “Mission” is to create a Fly Fishing experience based on the teachable moments that occur while you are on the river with emphasis on the very basic (and easy to learn) fundamentals of fly fishing for brook trout.  For the beginners, we started with a short, hour-long session in the Lodge reviewing Fly Fishing equipment and gear selection. Then, it’s onto the Lodge lawn and dock for fly casting practice. For the more advanced anglers, nymphing and streamer tactics are reviewed on the river, as well as advanced tactics for working the water most effectively.

Saturday’s fishing was very productive in the AM before the sun rose high

A productive day on the river before the sun hit

Saturday’s fishing was very productive in the AM before the sun rose high and then, again, in the afternoon as the full sun subsided behind the old growth trees lining the Branch River, Elk Lake Lodge’s Catch-and-Release Brook Trout Fishery.

Saturday evening was a relaxing one for guests at the lodge with a hearty meal served and some short films by Patagonia and Airflo Fly Lines by the fire in the Main Lodge.

Sunday was more of the same at Elk Lake…great weather and fishing.  As the sun rose higher, the fishing slowed into mid-day and guests began to disperse to head home.

 

recap pic 9As I mentioned at camp…we are again partnering with Teton Valley Lodge in Idaho…short video here: https://vimeo.com/154135745

 

…to offer a 4-night/3-day Fly Fishing Trip…space is limited to 5 guests and cost is 2600$+airfare, so get in touch with us ASAP at the shop if you are interested as the deadline for booking is fast approaching!

Also, we are looking to offer a joint trip with Howler Brothers to Cayo Frances Farm and Fly in Belize for some Bonefish on the fly!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_x1A7NdrLs

Stay tuned…as we are hoping to pull this off for 3 lucky guests!

We have 3 spots available for next year’s camp…so call or email if you are interested.

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3 Generations of Anglers enjoying Father's Day at Fly Fishing Camp

3 Generations of Anglers enjoying Father’s Day at Fly Fishing Camp

Avalanche Lake Closed 8/15-8/25

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Avalanche Lake Trail Closure 8/15-8/25, no thru access along Avalanche Lake.

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During this time the DEC and SCA Adirondack Corps will be working on the Hitch-Up Matildas and hikers will not be able to pass thru Avalanche Lake.  Access thru Avalanche Pass to the head of the lake and from Lake Colden to the outlet will be possible.  Signage will be posted at Avalanche Camps and Lake Colden, as well as Upper Works, ADK Loj and South Meadows.

 

Please plan ahead for trips during this time period.  Also note that the trail from Feldspar to Lake Arnold has some flooded portions of the trail that are worsened with rain.  

Women’s Trio Takes The Win

Janey With Trophy

The 13th Annual Great Adirondack Trail Run was featured in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise! You can view the paper’s coverage of the run below.

Congratulations again to all of the runners in this year’s run! Keep an eye out for a trail run video recap by Malcolm MacDugall!

For this years results, view this page

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Youngsters prevail at trail run

June 16, 2017

JUSTIN A. LEVINE

Staff Writer
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Janey McClelland celebrates her three-way tie for first place in the women’s division of the Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday in Keene Valley as race director Jan Welland looks on. The 13th annual race was put on by the Mountaineer gear store to raise money for the Boquet and AuSable river associations.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Janey McClelland celebrates her three-way tie for first place in the women’s division of the Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday in Keene Valley as race director Jan Welland looks on. The 13th annual race was put on by the Mountaineer gear store to raise money for the Boquet and AuSable river associations. (Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

KEENE VALLEY — The 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run took place under clear skies and a blazing sun, leading plenty of runners to take a dip in Johns Brook after completing the run.

The event, which is put on by The Mountaineer gear store in Keene Valley as a fundraiser for the Boquet and AuSable river associations, offered two tough options for those willing to compete: an 11.5-mile run which took runners up and over Hopkins Mountain, and a shorter but still grueling 3.5-mile run.

The overall winner of the longer race was Bryce Murdick, a 20-year-old who finished with a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 53 seconds. Due to his age, Murdick had to forgo the traditional drinking of beer from the golden shoe, but was still thrilled with his first-place finish.

Sophie McClelland, Janey McClelland and Julianne Stemp ran together and were the first women to cross the finish line. They came in at 2:24:24.

Mountaineer owner Vinny McClelland said the race started as a way to have fun and enjoy the woods, and says they have kept that feeling over the years.

Overall trail run winner Bryce Murdick crosses the state Route 73 bridge in Keene Valley just before finishing the Great Adirondack Trail Run long race in 1:45:53.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Overall trail run winner Bryce Murdick crosses the state Route 73 bridge in Keene Valley just before finishing the Great Adirondack Trail Run long race in 1:45:53. (Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

“When we originally thought this up, it was about having a celebration of spring and exercise and drinking beer and listening to good music and supporting the river associations,” McClelland said. “We’ve never really strayed from that.

“It’s also an unusual event, there are not a lot of trail runs like this. There are a lot of flatter trail runs, this one has a significant amount of elevation gain, so I think people really like the challenge.”

In addition to being a favorite trail run, the event is also a fundraiser sponsored by Patagonia gear and clothing company. McClelland said Patagonia makes direct contributions to the two river associations. The river groups also raise money by selling food and beverages at the post-race party.

Drew Hass, who works at The Mountaineer and placed 18th overall, said this was his fourth time doing the long run.

“This is my fourth year, but I work at the shop. So the first two times I ran, it was before I worked at the shop. So I’m kind of on my extended lunch break,” he laughed.

Most runners, including Laura Nardelli, were in good spirits at the start of the 11.5-mile trail run hosted by Keene Valley gear store The Mountaineer on Saturday. Nardelli went on to win the women’s 50s age group.(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Most runners, including Laura Nardelli, were in good spirits at the start of the 11.5-mile trail run hosted by Keene Valley gear store The Mountaineer on Saturday. Nardelli went on to win the women’s 50s age group. (Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

“It’s a hard course. It’s super rugged, it’s hard to get into any sort of consistent rhythm,” he said. “That’s not my ideal style of running. My ideal style of running is cruising through the woods, kind of zoning out and doing a lot of miles.

“Technical power running like that is my nemesis, so I never come away from (the race) being like ‘I nailed it.’”

Local boys dominated the teen men division, with Karl Schulz (1:55:07) and Kai Frantz (2:07:14) of Lake Placid taking first and second, followed by Keene athlete Joseph Wilson (2:12:55) in third. Wilson skis for the Lake Placid nordic team in the winter, but runs track and field for the combined EKMU team in the spring.

Lura Johnson (2:39:38) won the teen women’s division, while Tim Ela (1:56:51) captured the men’s 20s division and Savannah Woods (2:51:08) won the women’s 20s. For runners in their 30s, Phil Maynard (1:53:52) captured the men’s division while placing fourth overall, and Jenn Donahue (2:30:43) won the women’s division.

Brian Robinson (1:54:13) was the fastest man in the 40s division, and placed fifth overall. Becky Johnson (2:41:34) won the women’s division in that age group, while Laura Nardelli (2:40:14) and Bill Hoffman (2:12:21) each won the 50s age group. Robbie Barnett (2:34:05) captured the men’s 60s age group.

John Flanigan of Lake Placid smiles as he nears the finish line of Saturday’s Great Adirondack Trail Run in Keene Valley.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

John Flanigan of Lake Placid smiles as he nears the finish line of Saturday’s Great Adirondack Trail Run in Keene Valley. (Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

In the shorter run, locals also had strong showings. Saranac Lake cross country coach Joe Merrihew (22:52) placed second overall behind 15-year-old Noah El Rimawi-Fine (25:40). The overall women’s race was totally dominated by Tri-Lakes residents, with Lucy Hochschartner (26:06) taking first, followed by Sophie Nardelli (26:22) and Nina Armstong (27:13).

Max Flanigan and Tate Frantz, both of Lake Placid, tied for first in the kids under-13 division with a time of 30:13. Tanner Whalen (40:35) and Jackie Garso (29:33) won the boys and girls teen division. In the 20s age group, Kris Boettcher (28:29) was the fastest man, while Bethany Moser (36:22) was first across the finish line for the women.

Saranac Lake nordic ski coah Keith Kogut was the fastest man in the 30s age group with a time of 27:50, while Lissa Goldstein (34:59) was the fastest woman. Ben Frantz (30:39) and Kaori Marina (35:04) topped the runners in their 40s. Rob Scharges (29:12) and Teresa Palen (33:55) were the fastest runners in their 50s, and Lake Placid resident Nancie Battaglia (39:17) and Robert Van Slyke (43:09) topped the 60s group. There was also a contingent of runners in their 70s competing in the short race, with Eddie Munoz (42:18) and Bonnie Birk (41:45) taking the top spots.

Great Adirondack Trail Run

Bryce Murdick, overall winner of the 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run 11-mile race, had to forgo the traditional drinking of beer from the race trophy because he is only 20.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Bryce Murdick, overall winner of the 13th annual Great Adirondack Trail Run 11-mile race, had to forgo the traditional drinking of beer from the race trophy because he is only 20. (Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Great Adirondack Trail Run- 2017 Results

2017 Female Winners

Congratulations to all of the runners in the 13th Annual Great Adirondack Trail Run! The weather on race day turned out to be almost perfect with high temps in the lower 70′s accompanied by a light breeze, early morning temperatures were cool and  race times were fast-as always. A three way tie for 1st place in the women’s category was earned by race trio Sophie McClelland, Janey McClelland and Julianne Stemp with a time of  2:24:24. Bryce Murdick  was the men’s champ, with a time of 1:45:53. Noah El Rimawi-Fine won the 3.5 miler with a strong time of 25:40 and Lucy Hochscartner won the women’s division of the 3.5 mile run with a time of 26:06. All Proceeds from the event go to the Ausable and Boquet River Associations- Thank you for supporting these great organizations. Thank you to all of our sponsors who make the Great Adirondack Trail Run a success and to all of the racers!

11.5 Mile Race

 

# Name Age Grp Start Finish Time
37 Bryce Murdick 20 20 9:35:00 11:20:53 1:45:53
53 Liam Davis 24 20 9:53:00 11:42:30 1:49:30
59 Colin Rodgers 36 30 9:50:00 11:39:58 1:49:58
64 Philip Maynard 33 30 9:44:00 11:37:52 1:53:52
14 Brian Robinson 40 40 9:16:00 11:10:13 1:54:13
58 Karl Schulz 19 19 9:43:00 11:38:07 1:55:07
51 Tim Ela 27 20 9:54:00 11:50:51 1:56:51
46 Nathan Miller 25 20 9:45:00 11:44:06 1:59:06
60 Lucas Milliken 26 20 9:51:00 11:53:03 2:02:03
67 Zander McClelland 25 20 9:49:00 11:53:10 2:04:10
61 Kai Frantz 14 19 9:42:00 11:49:14 2:07:14
63 Chris Rodgers 33 30 9:52:00 12:02:07 2:10:07
34 Christian Belair 42 40 9:25:00 11:36:33 2:11:33
52 Bill Hoffman 50 50 9:41:00 11:53:21 2:12:21
56 Joseph Wilson 16 19 9:42:00 11:54:55 2:12:55
54 Mark Whalen 33 30 9:46:00 11:59:41 2:13:41
26 John Servin 50 50 9:20:00 11:37:40 2:17:40
1 Drew Haas 38 30 8:59:00 11:17:16 2:18:16
55 Van Ledger 14 19 9:42:00 12:00:21 2:18:21
25 Kyle Smith 40 40 9:19:00 11:40:50 2:21:50
40 Zachary Pete 24 20 9:36:00 11:58:26 2:22:26
66 Sophie McClelland 27 20 9:47:00 12:11:24 2:24:24
68 Janey McClelland 26 20 9:47:00 12:11:24 2:24:24
62 Julianne Stemp 32 30 9:47:00 12:11:24 2:24:24
48 Robert McCann 41 40 9:48:00 12:13:41 2:25:41
43 Andrew Lavin 38 30 9:31:00 11:57:11 2:26:11
57 Forest Ledger 19 19 9:43:00 12:09:19 2:26:19
18 Jim Pergolizzi 35 30 9:09:00 11:37:14 2:28:14
29 Jennifer Donahue 37 30 9:22:00 11:52:43 2:30:43
4 Robbie Barnett 67 60 9:01:00 11:35:05 2:34:05
50 Mark Youndt 51 50 9:40:00 12:15:20 2:35:20
21 Lura Johnson 16 19 9:14:00 11:53:38 2:39:38
42 Morgan Ryan 42 40 9:32:00 12:11:59 2:39:59
3 Laura Nardelli 57 50 9:04:00 11:44:14 2:40:14
20 Becky Johnson 41 40 9:13:00 11:54:34 2:41:34
35 Ian Callan 47 40 9:26:00 12:07:44 2:41:44
39 Willow Davis 33 30 9:29:00 12:11:29 2:42:29
9 Emily Keddie 30 30 9:11:00 12:01:43 2:50:43
23 Savannah Woods 25 20 9:17:00 12:08:08 2:51:08
30 Sam Stytzer 39 30 9:23:00 12:14:52 2:51:52
36 Nelson Gilliat 24 20 9:37:00 12:31:22 2:54:22
38 Justyna Babcock 44 40 9:30:00 12:27:38 2:57:38
19 Brian Dunn 47 40 9:10:00 12:07:39 2:57:39
65 Katie Hoar 28 20 9:47:00 12:44:41 2:57:41
6 Heather Fey 36 30 9:05:00 12:03:48 2:58:48
45 Erick Rowley 44 40 9:34:00 12:33:16 2:59:16
17 Neil Wheelwright 59 50 9:08:00 12:14:44 3:06:44
32 Christine Bohensky 35 30 9:28:00 12:35:03 3:07:03
7 Hillary Ryan-Rusch 53 50 9:03:00 12:14:31 3:11:31
41 Kent Murdick 52 50 9:38:00 12:52:51 3:14:51
31 John Kane 65 60 9:24:00 12:39:53 3:15:53
47 Ryan Joseph 34 30 9:39:00 12:57:43 3:18:43
12 Marc Scrivener 47 40 9:12:00 12:31:26 3:19:26
27 Amy Campopiano 43 40 9:21:00 12:46:12 3:25:12
28 Jason Campopiano 44 40 9:21:00 12:46:13 3:25:13
5 Elizabeth Trachte 52 50 9:03:00 12:28:30 3:25:30
8 Wendy Carlson 59 50 9:02:00 12:31:01 3:29:01
2 Charles Eaton 64 60 9:00:00 12:33:07 3:33:07
24 Aaron Woolf 53 50 9:18:00 12:52:50 3:34:50
33 Dan Forbes 40 40 9:27:00 13:02:20 3:35:20
13 Chelsea Edgar 27 20 9:02:00 12:38:03 3:36:03
22 Kimberlee Bliek 53 50 9:15:00 12:58:18 3:43:18
11 Bekkie Wright 54 50 9:07:00 12:59:52 3:52:52
10 Joseph Poliquin 64 60 9:07:00 12:59:54 3:52:54
49 Norwood Styles 50 9:55:00 13:48:10 3:53:10
44 Dwight Stevenson 32 30 9:33:00 13:29:24 3:56:24
16 Crystal Neskey 45 40 9:06:00 13:18:43 4:12:43
15 Jeremy Neskey 38 30 9:06:00 13:18:44 4:12:44

3.5 Mile Race

# First Last Age Grp Start Finish Time
142 Noah El Rimawi-Fine 15 19 10:25:00 10:50:40 0:25:40
149 Joe Merrihew 30 30 10:17:30 10:43:22 0:25:52
158 Lucy Hochschartner 19 19 10:23:30 10:49:36 0:26:06
101 Sophie Nardelli 16 19 10:24:30 10:50:52 0:26:22
106 Jonathan Auyer 35 30 10:14:00 10:40:46 0:26:46
159 Nina Armstrong 20 20 10:24:00 10:51:13 0:27:13
145 Keith Kogut 32 30 10:18:30 10:46:20 0:27:50
150 Kris Boettcher 28 20 10:18:00 10:46:29 0:28:29
163 Robert Scharges 51 50 10:29:30 10:58:42 0:29:12
115 Ryan Davis 20 20 10:11:00 10:40:19 0:29:19
157 Jackie Garso 18 19 10:23:30 10:53:03 0:29:33
148 Max Flanigan 12 13 10:23:00 10:53:13 0:30:13
156 Tate Frantz 12 13 10:23:00 10:53:13 0:30:13
155 Ben Frantz 47 40 10:23:00 10:53:39 0:30:39
121 Otto Gabrielsen 39 30 10:17:00 10:48:10 0:31:10
120 Will Roth 37 30 10:17:00 10:48:52 0:31:52
139 Lynn Palen 14 19 10:19:00 10:52:55 0:33:55
161 Marcin Kosz 37 30 10:27:30 11:01:34 0:34:04
116 Tim Singer 58 50 10:21:30 10:55:51 0:34:21
123 Lissa Goldstein 32 30 10:16:00 10:50:59 0:34:59
113 Kaori Marina 46 40 10:25:30 11:00:34 0:35:04
125 Bethany Moser 27 20 10:15:00 10:51:22 0:36:22
131 Caroline Belair 42 40 10:16:30 10:53:00 0:36:30
146 Alanna Winchell 25 20 10:18:30 10:55:17 0:36:47
126 Ashley Miller 26 20 10:15:00 10:52:23 0:37:23
147 John Flanigan 47 40 10:23:00 11:00:48 0:37:48
134 Joe Murphy 59 50 10:29:00 11:07:13 0:38:13
162 Mike Schaefer 33 30 10:28:00 11:06:14 0:38:14
137 Amelia Ellis 13 13 10:19:00 10:57:19 0:38:19
133 Samuel Murphy 29 20 10:20:30 10:59:04 0:38:34
114 Eric Schulz 59 50 10:11:30 10:50:12 0:38:42
151 Sean Iacobelli 32 30 10:26:30 11:05:29 0:38:59
124 Stephanie Lylis 44 40 10:13:30 10:52:43 0:39:13
160 Nancy Battaglia 63 60 10:28:30 11:07:47 0:39:17
154 Tanner Whalen 18 19 10:26:00 11:06:35 0:40:35
153 Kate Whitney 38 30 10:26:00 11:06:35 0:40:35
144 Colin Prall 28 20 10:22:30 11:03:50 0:41:20
112 Bonnie Birk 72 70 10:25:30 11:07:15 0:41:45
108 Eddie Munoz 74 70 10:14:30 10:56:48 0:42:18
128 Theodora Hein 32 30 10:16:30 10:58:57 0:42:27
107 Katrin Auyer 34 30 10:15:30 10:58:02 0:42:32
140 Teresa Palen 50 50 10:19:30 11:02:28 0:42:58
104 Karyn Van Slyke 63 60 10:12:30 10:55:35 0:43:05
105 Robert Van Slyke 63 60 10:12:30 10:55:39 0:43:09
143 Claire Bruce 23 20 10:22:30 11:05:45 0:43:15
135 Betsy Kane 34 30 10:16:30 10:59:47 0:43:17
102 Soren Jacobson 10 13 10:12:00 10:55:26 0:43:26
103 Erik Jacobson 43 40 10:12:00 10:55:27 0:43:27
152 Pat Bruke 32 30 10:27:00 11:11:02 0:44:02
127 Caleb Cortez 28 20 10:15:00 11:00:13 0:45:13
141 Zoe LaVallee 14 19 10:19:30 11:05:21 0:45:51
138 Haylie Buysse 12 13 10:19:30 11:08:29 0:48:59
136 Carrie Haviland 37 30 10:19:00 11:08:30 0:49:30
109 Clark Hayward 64 60 10:13:00 11:05:26 0:52:26
122 Sue Gadway 53 50 10:13:30 11:07:45 0:54:15
129 Lisa Rigney 29 20 10:21:00 11:20:33 0:59:33
130 Joe Panza 36 30 10:21:00 11:20:33 0:59:33
132 Karen Murphy 64 60 10:29:00 11:31:42 1:02:42
119 Anya Kazmierczak 12 13 10:20:00 11:23:00 1:03:00
117 Sarah Roth 34 30 10:20:00 11:23:03 1:03:03
118 Jen Kazmierczak 44 40 10:20:00 11:23:16 1:03:16
110 Teri Pendergrass 63 60 10:22:00 11:25:41 1:03:41
111 Peter Pendergrass 63 60 10:22:00 11:25:49 1:03:49

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