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    Creature Feature

    Tent and a tarp?

    Thread Starter: Creature Feature

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

    Last Post By: nsherry61 Today, 15:38 Go to last post
    shelb

    Cumberland Trail Info

    Thread Starter: shelb

    Hi! I am looking for good Cumberland Trail Maps as well as general info on the trail itself! (Thinking of a Thru-hike on the Cumberland in the next year

    Last Post By: Time Zone Today, 15:27 Go to last post
    RiverbirchHiker

    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: Strategic Today, 15:19 Go to last post
    jimqpublic

    When to thru the AT? In 2 years or wait 7 for retirement at 62?

    Thread Starter: jimqpublic

    My story is certainly not unique. In my teens and 20's I was all about backpacking and bicycle touring in summer, alpine and nordic skiing in winter.

    Last Post By: justhike Today, 15:19 Go to last post
    mclaught

    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
    Icarus88

    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