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  1. AT Experience Checklist

    Quote Originally Posted by 4eyedbuzzard View Post
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    In the idea of a bucket list, what places on and off the trail should be considered essential to the AT experience? I don't mean for a thru-hiker, but for anyone interested in getting an appreciation for the AT. This could include hikes, (easy, hard, ridiculous), views, shelters, hostels, towns, individuals/legends....anything that should be checked off on a list with the heading:

    I'll never hike all of the Appalachian Trail, but I've gotten to see:


    ....and yes,
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  2. NOBO in March - getting ready

    Less than a month stands between me and the AT!! A few q's for you folks who have done it already..

    What kind of weather should I be expecting in the southern portion during mid March? I plan on bringing a down jacket and lots of layers. Sleeping in a hammock w/ an insulation system. Hoping that's warm enough?

    Also, how much water are folks carrying at any one time? I was thinking 2L and then get to water by dinner for cooking. This should work for at least the southern
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  3. NORO virus how it is spread, some ideas

    Quote Originally Posted by 1234 View Post
    My daughter thru hiked the AT last year. She hiked in a small bubble. About half her group got the NORO virus, she did not. The group talked about the virus and what to do to not get it, yet still half did. I asked what her thoughts were on who did and who did not. 1st she washed her hands and rinsed in pumped water. Same for cooking utensils. She got sick years ago from contaminated cookware so she learned this lesson. She did not share food. She did not share other things you put in
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  4. 2014 Appalachain Trail and Pinhoti Trail Thru Hike.

    Quote Originally Posted by ratherbclimbin View Post
    Also our YouTube page link is http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHnFX9jMfpgI69NVS2rIasQ for anyone who wants to keep up with our progress.
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  5. 2014 Appalachain Trail and Pinhoti Trail Thru Hike.

    Quote Originally Posted by ratherbclimbin View Post
    We will be posting updates to our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/ATConquered/266167216892819 , if anyone wants to see a little insight of the trail or would like to follow our continuous experience on the trail check us out. We will be starting the trail on March 1st and we will be keeping our page updated as frequently as possible. We will also be adding videos on our youtube channel that you can watch. The link will be added to our facebook page shortly.
    P.S. if you enjoy
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