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    DownYonder

    GSMNP avoiding shelters?

    Thread Starter: DownYonder

    I've done all of the NC & TN portion of the trail except for the park. I have hip issues that makes sleeping on the ground impossible. The pain

    Last Post By: TNhiker Today, 09:54 Go to last post
    lifeisalwaysgood

    What are the most common newbie mistakes?

    Thread Starter: lifeisalwaysgood

    I want to avoid the most common mistakes and many of you folks are experts with first hand experience of hiking the Appalachian trail.

    Last Post By: BonBon Today, 08:17 Go to last post
    Megapixel

    Wonderland Trail Cache : Mail vs. Drive&Drop

    Thread Starter: Megapixel

    I'm trying to think through how I want to proceed with my food caches. I'm also going in for a walk up permit, end of August, mid week. Obviously Mailing

    Last Post By: colorado_rob Today, 08:12 Go to last post
    The Weasel

    Water - VA 603 NOBO - Hurricane Shelter and Trimpi Shelter

    Thread Starter: The Weasel

    Any info on what water supplies are likely to be in this stretch in late August? I'm doing it over Labor Day. Comments on the shelters also welcome.

    Last Post By: LittleRock Today, 08:11 Go to last post
    RockDoc

    Hiking with 10 days food

    Thread Starter: RockDoc

    Planning 10 days on PCT, Section K, Rainy Pass to Stevens Pass, WA (no resupply at Stehekin). Our packs are dialed in at 20 lbs, but 10 x 2 lbs/day food

    Last Post By: swjohnsey Today, 08:03 Go to last post
    Megapixel

    Backup

    Thread Starter: Megapixel

    What is the best lightweight backup for water treatment should the main filter malfunction ? Outside of boiling of course. I have micropur tabs that

    Last Post By: Scrum Today, 06:27 Go to last post