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    Creature Feature

    Tent and a tarp?

    Thread Starter: Creature Feature

    In preparing for my first thru-hike attempt, Iím trying to decide if itís too much to bring a tarp, a poncho and a tent. I have a one person tent that

    Last Post By: 4eyedbuzzard Today, 14:30 Go to last post

    Where are trail services needed the most?

    Thread Starter: mclaught

    Let's say, hypothetically, someone was thinking about setting up a hiker friendly B&B/shuttle service close to the trail and was trying to identify

    Last Post By: Slo-go'en Today, 14:00 Go to last post

    Osprey Exos 48 size M

    Thread Starter: Icarus88

    I have a 2016 model Osprey Exos 48 size M (18-21). With the the brain it weighs 40 oz and 36 oz without. This thing was my bread and butter for years

    Last Post By: Icarus88 Today, 12:47 Go to last post

    Sky Meadows State Park

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I'm a proponent of getting off main trails when opportunities arise for great scenery or just a less crowded alternative. In my view, "purity"

    Last Post By: TwoSpirits Today, 11:59 Go to last post

    Experience with freeze-dried food?

    Thread Starter: RiverbirchHiker

    Do any of you purchase bulk freeze-dried ingredients to prepare your own backpacking meals? This is getting past buying prepared meals from places like

    Last Post By: 4eyedbuzzard Today, 11:50 Go to last post

    DCF vs X-PAC vs Gridstop vs Robic?

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    I've been a little out of the loop on developments in gear over the past couple of years and have noticed that there are now "waterproof" backpacks

    Last Post By: cmoulder Today, 11:49 Go to last post