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    The 2020 Appalachian Trail shelter listing is up

    Thread Starter: attroll

    The 2020 Appalachian Trail shelter listing is now up for everyone to view and download.
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    Ozark Highlands Trail - Dec 2019 or early 2020

    Thread Starter: Surefoot92

    Am considering a thru-hike this winter. Dec 2019 or early 2020. Moderate pace averaging 10-12 miles/day. Would love a hiking companion. I'm a 62 yo female.

    Last Post By: MikeD Today, 01:33 Go to last post

    Winter section gear

    Thread Starter: wperrott92

    Iím planning a 250-350 mile section in late December somewhere between springer mountain and Damascus VA.

    My main sticking point on gear

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    Thread Starter: Storminnorman

    What are the general thoughts on bringing an InReach or similar device? Is it worth the cost, weight, and need to be regularly recharged?

    Last Post By: CalebJ Yesterday, 23:32 Go to last post

    Strangest Encounter on a Trail?

    Thread Starter: CarlZ993

    What was your strangest encounter while on a hike? Any hike.

    Mine was on a 6 mile day hike along Lake Tahoe. I rounded the corner on

    Last Post By: madfarmer Yesterday, 23:14 Go to last post

    Amicalola Falls site help

    Thread Starter: SkeeterPee

    Seems ATC is pushing for an approach trail start as the road is in poor condition.

    So if I get a room at the lodge is that part way up the

    Last Post By: SkeeterPee Yesterday, 23:01 Go to last post