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    George Bishop, 70, left, and Alan Schecter, 81, ride to the summit of Shawnee Peak. The duo, members of a ski club for elderly gentlemen, like pairing up for runs because they're both history buffs, which makes for good conversation on the lift.

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    Bob Fitzsimmons carves a sharp turn during one of the ski club's daily outings to the Bridgton ski mountain.

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    As he turns down a trail, Alan Schecter becomes part of the amazing view from near the top of Shawnee Peak in Brigdton.

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    Fitzsimmons, 89, is de facto leader of club.

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    Schecter, left, 81, and Barry Denofrio, 66, pause to take in the view on one of the Shawnee Peak trails.

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    After their ride together up the chairlift, Bishop, foreground, and Schecter head back down a trail at Shawnee Peak.

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    Bishop takes a run down a trail at Shawnee Peak.

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    Bishop shows his form as he heads down the mountain.

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