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    I too have the MSR miniworks, I NEVER have had...

    I too have the MSR miniworks, I NEVER have had any problems withit. Also with the "new" filter cartridge that replaced the original filter the flow has greatly increased.

    a fellow hiker...
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    I have a Precip Jacket and it works very well in...

    I have a Precip Jacket and it works very well in pouring rain. Once I got
    the ventilation set ( Pit zips and wrist cuffs) I was good as gold. I have not had a problem with the jacket and I have...
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    There is no water at the Shelter, the water is...

    There is no water at the Shelter, the water is located at the Blue Mountain Campsite. Just follow the blue blaze trail off of the AT... When you are North Bound the blue blazed trail will be ...
  4. Thread: Alex Kenney

    by Sparky!
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    Alex Kenney

    This shelter is SMALL, with two bunks and floor space. The privy is a compost privy which makes it nice. Water is a hump back up the trail and then back down where you just climbed up. I like...
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    Blue Mt. Campground

    THe hike from 501 to this shelter is some of the nicest trail conditions in PA. The shelter has a loft with windows on each side and a very nice picnic table and fire pit. The privy is a compost...
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    The olde red barn shelter was torn down when I...

    The olde red barn shelter was torn down when I was there, they maintainers were pouring cement for the new stantions and there was some digging of the new privy. The only thing that was of comfort...
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    Wood Spirit - Cove Mountain Shelter

    For those that would like to know this shelter is named Cove Mountain Shelter. Thelma Marks Shelter was in the same area and that is where two thru hikers were killed by a drifter. What is...
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    Surrounding area

    Albeit, I am from around Boiling Springs, as a matter of fact I am from Carlisle just up the road.
    I have worked at the ATC there greeting the wave of hikers coming through and I have taken...
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    WOW....Thanks! I will do that!

    WOW....Thanks! I will do that!
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    Bft

    I see the trail is close to the Black Forest Trail (BFT) I am looking at hiking that this summer... has anyone hiked that?

    Sparky!
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    Shuttle from Harpers Ferry to Ashby Gap

    I have a week of vacation and I wanted to complete "Roller Coaster" before it became to hot this summer. I am looking at finding a place to park my car in Harpers Ferry ( I was thinking at the...
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    Rainman, Where did you get the plans from? ...

    Rainman,

    Where did you get the plans from? I think I can figure it out but a set of plans would make sure I did not miss something.

    I make the PCT style and I find it fairly easy.

    ...
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    I looked that the antigravity stove and what an...

    I looked that the antigravity stove and what an inventive design change. I am going to try to make a stove like that and cut the weight of a pot stand.

    Has anybody used this stove and how...
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    Antietam shelter is TOO close to the road and...

    Antietam shelter is TOO close to the road and park. We were there during the spring and it was used as a party spot. There was trash everywhere and the shelter smelled or urine. The log was...
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    I have to agree with DOn, I just bought a MH...

    I have to agree with DOn, I just bought a MH Hammerhead tent, I searched and search and the price were no different. You have to look for sales. Campmor is having a sale on some MH gear.

    I...
  16. Thread: Uncle Johny's

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    Not to add fuel to the fire.... but... If you...

    Not to add fuel to the fire.... but... If you sit back and think that UJ turned MJ in and is having her investigated for exposing her children to "hikers".. one of his many pronged attacks per the...
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    Mountain Hardware Hammer Head 2

    As many of you may know I bought a Mountain Hardware Hammer Head 2 tent from a local outfitter. I went over the tent with a fine tooth comb and no problems were noted. A very spacious tent and...
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    I own a pair of Master poles. I had one problem...

    I own a pair of Master poles. I had one problem with the antishock and I thought I was screwed because no one sells them. I contacted the manufacture on the internet, they gave me the address to...
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    REI Outlet now has the Aurora onsale for $19.99...

    REI Outlet now has the Aurora onsale for $19.99 and I saw them at Gander mountain this weekend for $24.99
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    I have not heard about any changes, I have mine...

    I have not heard about any changes, I have mine and LOVE it... It is a great light... I was going to buy a petzel until discussing it at this site... I am glad I took the advice and bought it... I...
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    David S, DebW is right on the sizing... Mostly...

    David S, DebW is right on the sizing... Mostly it it the "Cut" of the jacket that is different. The shoulders are a little narrower and the sleeves are a little shorter. But if it fits then there...
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    You got that right on the liquior laws in PA. I...

    You got that right on the liquior laws in PA. I have never seen such control... It is something that I just shake my head at and can not see the reasoning behind it. Silly but it is true.. If you...
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    I took my jacket out this morning when I went for...

    I took my jacket out this morning when I went for a 6 mile run in the rain. It handled great, I opened up the pitzips all the way, loosened up the cuff and waist band and away I went. Not...
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    PB, I would say the perfect place between there...

    PB, I would say the perfect place between there for a mail drop is at the Pine Grove State Park at the Iron Masters Hostel. If you can swing it. I never used Fayetteville but from the people I...
  25. Thread: New member

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    Welcome Tramper Al, You will find a lot of...

    Welcome Tramper Al, You will find a lot of interesting folks here with lots of good information to share. Welcome to the campfire!

    Spark
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