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  1. Gear List: What Am I Missing? What Do I Need to Leave at Home

    1. ULA Circuit
    2. Brooks Cascadia
    3. Mountain Hardware 45 Lumina
    4. Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoodie Jacket
    5. Polartec Fleece Cap
    6. Smartwool Socks
    7. Polartec Silk Weight Top
    8. Sea-to-Summit 8L Food Bag
    9. Petzl Taktikka Headlamp
    10. Map/ Data Sheets
    11. UL Medical Kit 3
    12. Insect Repellant/ Body Glide
    13. Ziplock Bags
    14. 50 ft. Cord ...

    Updated 09-09-2015 at 17:56 by BigSarge

  2. looking for nobos to start with on a through hike for 2016

  3. Completed Mount Washington via Ammonoosuc

    We had a perfect weather window for this trip, with 8AM temps in the 50s at the Ammonoosuc trail head and highs in the mid 60s at altitiude. The Ammonoosuc started off pleasant enough and was a very enjoyable hike to Gem Pool around the 2 mile mark. We bagged a neat geocache at the pool and ate a quick snack there. The last mile to the hut was very challenging for us, having not hiked in a long time with only a few warm up hikes in VA and MD over the last month. Lots of steep rock scrambles, a ...

    Updated 09-25-2015 at 10:56 by Kaptainkriz

  4. North Carolina 3-4 day AT Section Hike Suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnHuth View Post
    I hiked with my son in NC for a stretch on his thru-hike in mid-March. We went from the NOC, past Fontana Dam into the Smokies. It was quite pleasant. Definitely bring a tent, though, the shelters can be very crowded with NOBO's.

    The high parts of the Smokies can get some nasty storms in March - even for an experienced backpacker, it's something to take note of.
  5. Watching the Cog at the base of Mount Washington

    Having a little fun the day before our hike. Was blowing over 80mph up top today.
    Hopefully better tomorrow.

    Updated 08-31-2015 at 23:43 by Kaptainkriz