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  1. Could be. The curious thing to me is that some...

    Could be. The curious thing to me is that some of the eroded areas are wider at the top and narrower at the bottom close to the water level. You would think the rock close to the water level would...
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    Your Dad wrote some numbers on one of the cards...

    Your Dad wrote some numbers on one of the cards and I was wondering if you know what the significance of those numbers is. Thanks for sharing.
  3. Good point. The NTSB surely is investigating of...

    Good point. The NTSB surely is investigating of the accident as well the West Virginia and possibility Maryland state transportation agencies who will also likely be involved in bridge inspection...
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    Seems like a contradictory statement. I am...

    Seems like a contradictory statement. I am curious where you get this info. If many hikers carry a gun and you don't even know it, how could you know how many are carrying?
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    These work great. I have used them when car...

    These work great. I have used them when car camping. Each starter is 2"x 1"x 0.5" weigh 0.6oz each--- much lighter than a Duraflame log!!!!. They burn hot for at least 15 minutes. I have started...
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    Good point ! I enjoy winter camping in Texas and...

    Good point ! I enjoy winter camping in Texas and Arkansas but I wouldn't where you live because it would be just too darn cold for me.
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    Same here, cheap, easy, works great. I keep mine...

    Same here, cheap, easy, works great. I keep mine in an old plastic 35mm film canister.
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    99% of the time I am the one who stops and lets...

    99% of the time I am the one who stops and lets the other pass either uphill or downhill. Gives me time to smell the roses.
  9. Thread: Permethrin

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    Here is an interesting article about how...

    Here is an interesting article about how permethrin treated clothing affects ticks ability to walk and bite. ...
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    My Dad is 94 1/2 and a WWII vet. I took him out...

    My Dad is 94 1/2 and a WWII vet. I took him out for fried chicken (his favorite food) yesterday. A group of local ROTC high school cadets in uniform came in to have lunch between Veterans Day...
  11. Thread: Permethrin

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    If you treat your socks, pants/shorts, t...

    If you treat your socks, pants/shorts, t shirt/shirt with permethrin, how do ticks get passed those clothing items to end up on your nether regions? Had that happen before Insectashield but never...
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    You sound like a young person with a good head on...

    You sound like a young person with a good head on your shoulders. You will be fine. Good luck and have a great hike.
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    Several people have mentioned balance issues. I...

    Several people have mentioned balance issues. I lost my sense of balance due to an illness 11 years ago and even though I recovered I found that my sense of balance was never as good afterward. ...
  14. It left when the campers next to me and I made a...

    It left when the campers next to me and I made a lot of noise and shooed it off. After it left my campsite you could hear folks shouting and honking car horns across the campground as it wandered...
  15. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. ...

    A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Your safety depends on the next guy doing the right thing as much as you doing the right thing. As long as folks sleep with their food in their tent,...
  16. Good video of Floyd. He seems to be a gentle...

    Good video of Floyd. He seems to be a gentle giant.
  17. How about stove fuel? I don't think you can...

    How about stove fuel? I don't think you can bring it on the plane. Amtrak was over an hour late the time I took it from DC to Harper's Ferry and the outfitters in HF was closed before I got there.
  18. I took a road/car camping trip to Alaska this...

    I took a road/car camping trip to Alaska this summer and spent some time in the Yukon as well. Most of the time I was without cell service on the trip. Some how I managed to survive and thrive in...
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    Here is a similar product that is also available...

    Here is a similar product that is also available at Minimus :
    https://www.amazon.com/Crystal-Mineral-Deodorant-Travel-Unscented/dp/B000L998JY
    Due to skin irritation from regular deodorants, I...
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    Now that's funny!!! I have run into a few cats...

    Now that's funny!!! I have run into a few cats over the years that thought they were mountain lions too.
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    Stripes on tail says tabby

    Stripes on tail says tabby
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    When I see posts like this I always wonder what...

    When I see posts like this I always wonder what the person's life is like off the trail. I hope you have a happy life off the trail ABnormal as well as a great time on the trail. I guess I was...
  23. Sounds like a motor vehicle to me: Class 1:...

    Sounds like a motor vehicle to me:

    Class 1: Pedal Assist
    The electric drive system on the ebike can only be activated through a pedaling action and is limited to relatively low speeds. The sensor...
  24. After reading this thread, I think one of the...

    After reading this thread, I think one of the most stressful parts of the job and one reason for high turnover would be having to deal frequently with people who let their passion overwhelm their...
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    Is pumpkin spice tuna next?

    Is pumpkin spice tuna next?
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