Originally Posted by Harald Hope
Just on the chance that someone might find these things useful for your own alcohol stove setup, here's two articles I did on how to make a priming pan for your stove, and also a fairly simple pot stand.
This particular pot stand was made with titanium rod, to see how that works, but it's easy to use bike spokes, stainless steel too, and they are cheap and easy to find, either free off a trashed bike wheel, or very low price from a bike shop that sells them individually. Bike spokes
Thought I would foward this I came across the reasearch at work.
Originally Posted by moldy
Deep Gap North Carolina. You drive up a dirt road about 6 miles. It's just South of Standing Indian Shelter. One way to draw a better crowd is to walk up to the shelter in the evening(.9) and invite any hikers either to breakfast or dinner. The other thing to do is to go into Franklin and talk to the folks at Budget Inn and hang a note about your feed. Also the outfitter might be a good spot too. Another good place for a note is Rock Gap shelter which is near the road at Standing Indian Campground.
Originally Posted by rockdancer
September is a tough month since the NoBo hikers are done with NH and are in Maine racing to the finish. If you can help up there the hikers would love it since they are sincerely in need of it. They are achy, tired, worried about finishing and there will be a lot of people to help. I like to base myself in Stratton to do the most good.
Southbound the hikers won't be accumulating much until the weather is getting cold. Try Bob Peoples at Kincora in Hampton, TN around November. The hikers
Vacation time for me. My son and I are heading out to the NCT for six nights on the PA section. Wondering if anyone ever been? Seems like a really nce part of the trail. May have to bucket list section hiking the whole thing.
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