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Hiking in the White Mts, NH/ME

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My son is flying into Bangor, renting a car, and says he and a friend are going to hike in the White Mtns. Altho he is a young adult, and athletic, I am concerned for his safety as far as getting lost, bear, and other wildlife. He does not want to camp in a designated "camp ground". He will be taking a hand held GPS, tent, and sleeping bag. Am I being overly concerned for no reason? Thanks for any comments from anyone who is familiar with hiking this area. He will be there early October.
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