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    What to do if I see a bear?

    Thread Starter: appstate_mj

    Not sure whether to post this here or in hiker safety. But I've never encountered a bear before (this will only be my 3rd section hike)...I'm doing part

    Last Post By: JNI64 Today, 09:14 Go to last post

    app to schedule shuttle rides for AT

    Thread Starter: atjeff

    I've launched an app this year to help hikers and shuttle providers find each other. So far even in the pandemic it's catching on. It's free to use,

    Last Post By: atjeff Today, 08:48 Go to last post

    Trail Difficulty Rating System

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    Is there a consistent trail rating system? I have often seen different guidebooks state certain trails are "easy, moderate or difficult" but

    Last Post By: Slo-go'en Today, 08:12 Go to last post

    Drought in the Northeast

    Thread Starter: Traveler

    For those heading into New England drought is starting to impact water sources in the Northeastern States:

    Northwestern CT, Western MA, Southern

    Last Post By: Traveler Today, 07:20 Go to last post
    Red Wolf

    A.T. Museum ~ Update

    Thread Starter: Red Wolf

    The Old Mill / Pine Grove State Park, PA

    Here are some excerpts from recent letters regarding the A T Museum

    Last Post By: Red Wolf Today, 06:57 Go to last post

    Lake District (UK), July 2020: A Quiet Day and an Iconic Crag (Trip report and video)

    Thread Starter: DuneElliot

    ***Please bear in mind that the lower quality of the footage from my first three videos is only because I wanted to be sure I enjoyed creating content

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