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    Yea. It is about 2 oz heavier but has a larger...

    Yea. It is about 2 oz heavier but has a larger screen that I need. Bad eyes.

    Wolf
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    Thank you for everyone reply. I just got a new...

    Thank you for everyone reply. I just got a new GPS, Garmin Montana 680t. I'm still getting use to the need for GPS, cell phones. I know people do it but I'm always worry about not knowing where the...
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    Hand held GPS vs Cell Phones

    I know many hikers have talked about using apps such as Guthook or a free hiker bok to work with their cell phone. I havenít used either. There are also some really good GPS that come preloaded with...
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    Thanks Mags, So from your post, it might be a...

    Thanks Mags,

    So from your post, it might be a good idea to do for someone who has difficult seeing small print or map icons.
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    I was looking at least 11x17 but I'm not against...

    I was looking at least 11x17 but I'm not against getting something larger 13x19.

    I wanted to see if anyone had any experience and if it made a different when navigating?

    Wolf
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    Well the town of Mammoth Lakes is build an active...

    Well the town of Mammoth Lakes is build an active volcano. There are several hot springs just outside of town and at least one Hot Guizer. There is a hot reason why the boiling hot water is coming...
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    Wide Print Maps

    As anyone used an extra wide Printer to print out Jonathan Ley CDT maps? I print out a couple on the standard, 8 1/2 x 11 paper. It seem like trying to do any kind of land navigation would be...
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    It seems like a nice pack. I used a pack a couple...

    It seems like a nice pack. I used a pack a couple oz lighter when I thru-hiked the Colorado Trail. Shaving weights on the straps really depends on how much you are carrying. I was leaving town with...
  9. Go Army!!! The Army LEADS the way!!!

    Go Army!!! The Army LEADS the way!!!
  10. Wow! That that is right next to Port Jervis, NJ...

    Wow! That that is right next to Port Jervis, NJ and near the AT.
  11. Two fugitives from TN in the Hudson Valley

    Has anyone else seen this?

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    State police are searching for two fugitives from Tennessee who are in the Hudson Valley area Saturday, according to reports.
    Both are wanted for kidnapping...
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    StubbleJumper, hit on this about mail drops. You...

    StubbleJumper, hit on this about mail drops. You are better off buying food as you go. The CT has several fair size supermarkets and to mail anything from PA to Colorado it is going to be some $$. I...
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    It would be interesting to see the article and...

    It would be interesting to see the article and how they came up with their determination. I know many hikers would are carrying around 25 pounds on their back but still hunch forward. I for one don't...
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    Hipbone, the true is the 10 lb. base weight was...

    Hipbone, the true is the 10 lb. base weight was only set up to help sell books, videos or backpacking gear that hikers don’t really need to carry. Hikers were carrying less than 10 pounds years...
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    True, but then why are so many "ultra-light...

    True, but then why are so many "ultra-light backpackers" carry twice the gear weight as others "ultra-light backpackers"? The term "ultra" means the peak of the peak. Well if someone is carrying 8 or...
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    capehiker great add to this thread. With the...

    capehiker great add to this thread. With the increase in UL, SUL, XUL and what after that, gear what is often forgotten is just being safe. Just selecting the lightest gear is the wrong answer. A...
  17. You could also down load the MS Excel viewer for...

    You could also down load the MS Excel viewer for free. It does what it says, let you view excel documents and it is free.

    http://filehippo.com/zh/download_microsoft_excel_viewer/
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    How is hiking with 20 pound pack requiring anyone...

    How is hiking with 20 pound pack requiring anyone to be a genius??? Do tell? Does a woman name Grandma Gatewood ring a bell? She hiked in the 1950s - 1960s with 17 pounds backpack. Surely you don't...
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    Thank you for everyone responds. I’m still a...

    Thank you for everyone responds. I’m still a little under 2 years until GO TIME! For now, I’m just looking at possible options to get me out there as soon as possible and in the planning stages. I’ve...
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    Winter hiking in New Mexico

    Has anyone here winter hiked New Mexico? Iím thinking about starting early in the season so that I can yo-yo New Mexico before beginning my 2019 CDT thru-hike. As I get into Northern New Mexico and...
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    This is why the whole, "well I carry this...

    This is why the whole, "well I carry this much..." or “what do you carry?” is really over blown. At 110# the gear your selection should be cater to someone with a small body frame (no offence...
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    That depend on you. If your 100 pound hiker then...

    That depend on you. If your 100 pound hiker then 20 pounds is 20% of your body weight. Yes there really are backpackers who weigh only 100 pounds or less. I don't know around you but I don't want to...
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    It, not the first time I ever used a book bag to...

    It, not the first time I ever used a book bag to thru-hike. That was back in 1989 while doing the AT. 1996 was the first time I used a Disney pack to thru-hike. The picture quality is not the best...
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    Well in 1996, I thru-hiked the PCT with a Mikey...

    Well in 1996, I thru-hiked the PCT with a Mikey Mouse book bag. It was a good ice breaker and some people got a good laugh.
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    2 lbs 8 oz. is a lot heavier than the packs that...

    2 lbs 8 oz. is a lot heavier than the packs that I used for my thru-hikes even back in the 1990s. In K-Mart for example, under kids school supplies are school book bags that are less than a pound. No...
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