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    sign at the tH in Campo?

    thanks...Never heard of this group before!
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    sign at the tH in Campo?

    So, I was watching a youtube yesterday of a young lady heading out from Campo. Her video showed a yellow sign pointing the way, I believe at the th...
    How long has that been there?
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    Hiking Unprepared

    Wait -- you got physics? Alright! explain the twins paradox to me like I'm a 6 year old, ok?
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    Hiking Unprepared

    first time backpacking, I hiked 7 miles out in the Sierras in August. pitched the tent, spent the night, hiked out the next day.
    Getting late in the year, and not wanting to deal with snow, I...
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    :) Sorry, DW. Jus feelin a little frisky this...

    Appreciate the correction. TU Mahalo Jefals. mental note that does not entail a perfection though but an acknowledgment. Not hard to make the change though. let's sse what happen. catch it for me if...
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    Should be "AN" ignorant notion. Not "A" ignorant...

    Should be "AN" ignorant notion. Not "A" ignorant notion. ?
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    Uh.....,, Huh?:(

    Uh.....,, Huh?:(
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    Welk, if you're in your 30s or 40s, married, kids...

    I would think that with a booming economy people in mid career would be more likely to take a break and hike knowing that they can find a job when they are done hiking. Ten years ago on my thru hike...
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    Thru Hiker Numbers down for 2019?

    DW...you got a good point, but this particular thread is about thru-hikers. That's the title of the thread.
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    Yep. 73 here. I do my training religiously, ...

    over 55 backpackers is a busy facebook group - you do not show your location, but if you are in a metropolitan area search hiking meetup groups - or form your own[/QUOTE]
    Yep. 73 here. I do my...
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    Yeah, interesting seque and definitely a thread...

    Manifest Destiny promoted and justified it.

    Excuse the hijacking. Mum.[/QUOTE]
    Yeah, interesting seque and definitely a thread hijack. Good discussion for somewhere besides here, so I won't...
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    I have to question whether the folks doin the...

    I have to question whether the folks doin the raping, pillaging and wasting are biblical enough to ever have heard or given thought to said command...
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    ... Yeah, I was thinking that too. Most of the...

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    Yeah, I was thinking that too. Most of the trails I've hiked are generally pretty free of other hikers. But the thread is about the AT. I kinda extended it to the PCT, since it also is a big...
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    I thought AT is on a similar window. Start in...

    PCT, much more than the AT runs on a specific "window" - therefore more empty in the off season[/QUOTE]
    I thought AT is on a similar window. Start in April or May if your goal is to climb Katahdin...
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    Beautiful country! I'm a western boy, tho. I...

    Beautiful country!
    I'm a western boy, tho. I hiked 3 weeks on the PCT and barely saw a soul! How's that possible? Started from Campo (Mexican border) in September.
    I'd LOVE to do that...
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    Thru Hiker Numbers down for 2019?

    I for one would love for these numbers to be trending down. And not just for the AT...
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    InReach

    hiking in the southern desert pct, I had no problem getting cell signal. Different story in the Sierras. not true that there are always people around on the pct. especially if you're hiking...
  18. So, why is it my galaxy s5 and my friend's apple...

    So, why is it my galaxy s5 and my friend's apple 6. Sitting next to each other, we bring up google maps and hit the gps button. My map is circling around the blue dot, hers is rock steady.
    ~~~...
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    Ergonomic Hiking and Foot Placement

    I've never fallen going uphill, but one I climb frequently has the potential. Loose dirt, loose rocks, steep. You really need to test where you're going to step before you commit in a ome places,...
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    Ergonomic Hiking and Foot Placement

    I did take a tumble last week. Going down a hill I go down 7 or 8 times a day, 3 or 4 times a week. One of countless places along the trail with loose dirt, rocks, leaves -- just ready to "get" you...
  21. Funny. Since right now is when the effects of...

    Funny. Since right now is when the effects of this rollover are supposed to happen, I would have expected to see more traffic here, as folks are testing and reporting how their phones /tracking...
  22. On November 3, GPS Rollover Could Affect Older Phones and GPS Device Accuracy

    sounds kinda similar to what mine's doing. More noticeable the more I zoom in. I don't know, tho, that I've ever paid this close attention to it -- but I don't think it's ever done this before. ...
  23. On November 3, GPS Rollover Could Affect Older Phones and GPS Device Accuracy

    on 2nd thought, maybe I had it zoomed in to close. I gotta test it some more.
  24. On November 3, GPS Rollover Could Affect Older Phones and GPS Device Accuracy

    my Samsung Galaxy s5, google maps worked fine yesterday. it's now 12:25 AM on the 4th. brought up Guthook pct and hit the gps icon. it's jumping around a lot. it's got me jumping in different...
  25. On November 3, GPS Rollover Could Affect Older Phones and GPS Device Accuracy

    I was on chat w samsung. he sent me to tomtom.com/us_en/updates. Type in serial # to see if your phone is affected. Mine is.
    but -- I'm gonna wait till 11/3 and see what happens before shelling...
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