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  1. Clearly you need a travel trailer. The rear end...

    Clearly you need a travel trailer. The rear end is the perfect canvas for your stickers. If your inclined towards the UL lifestyle, get a Scamp!

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    [red face] Er, failure to note the date? It...

    [red face] Er, failure to note the date? It somehow appeared as a new post in tapatalk ... I dunno ... (shrinks away)




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    If you’re on Facebook, checkout Long Trail Hikers...

    If you’re on Facebook, checkout Long Trail Hikers - Class of 2019. You just might find someone to hook up with.



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    I’d recommend two things. Get “Fixing Your Feet:...

    I’d recommend two things. Get “Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes” by Vonhof, John. Avail on Amazon

    The advice I got from that, which fixed my problem with blisters on the...
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    "To Stay". (friggin auto-speel)

    "To Stay". (friggin auto-speel)
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    I've heard a rumor that Swan Song is no longer...

    I've heard a rumor that Swan Song is no longer available? I have not seen any recent posts about it. I didn't know about it during my '12 Sobo section. I'm planning an LT E2E and would love to...
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    Check out Harmony House for dehydrated fruit,...

    Check out Harmony House for dehydrated fruit, veggies and beans. Put those in drop boxes, or a bounce box, and buy nuts, grains and dried fruit during town visits.

    Oats or granola, dried...
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    Resupply of bulk items

    I use a bounce box primarily for dehydrated veggies and beans. But I also stock it with some of the things you’re talking about. I put a goodly number of pint sized freezer baggies for repackaging...
  9. Thread: Maps and AT guide

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    Instead of mail drops, I use a bounce box. It has...

    Instead of mail drops, I use a bounce box. It has dried/dehydrated food I won’t find in stores, a couple of extra tarp stakes, extra first aid stuff, extra baggies, future sections of the trail...
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    I downloaded “NOLS Wilderness Medicine” in kindle...

    I downloaded “NOLS Wilderness Medicine” in kindle format from Amazon, and loaded it on my phone. Used it more than once. Weighs nothing!


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  11. I carry dehydrated veggies and beans from Harmony...

    I carry dehydrated veggies and beans from Harmony House, and an 8 oz wide mouth plastic bottle in which to rehydrate them. In grocery stores one can often find sun dried tomatoes, dried blueberries,...
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    Just got my copy. Nice looking maps, but I don’t...

    Just got my copy. Nice looking maps, but I don’t see the shelters annotated on the detail map? An oversight? Not in available data sets?




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    Suffer? No. But early on is not the time to hit...

    Suffer? No. But early on is not the time to hit it with nsaids. I’d take a Tylenol for pain if I needed it, and I’d rest, compress, elevate, and soak in a cold spring if I could. I try and let my...
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    Most anywhere right now. Last time I needed it...

    Most anywhere right now. Last time I needed it real bad, I got it at Ron Haven’s Budget Inn!


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    I got my info from a retired internist I was...

    I got my info from a retired internist I was hiking with for a week or so. He saw me hitting the ibuprophen every six, and warned me that kind of usage could result in "spontaneous liver failure."
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    Right, let the body create its own...

    Right, let the body create its own anti-inflammatories when the time is right. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Smallest effective dose of Tylenol that lets me sleep. Hit it with ibuprophen if...
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    That and spontaneous kidney failure ... L Dog

    That and spontaneous kidney failure ...

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  18. Absolutely! I carry two 8oz Nalgene HDPE Wide...

    Absolutely! I carry two 8oz Nalgene HDPE Wide Mouth Round Containers. One to carry olive oil, the other to rehydrate dehydrated veggies and beans. Real secure, screw-on tops. I usually put what I...
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    I do like Nescafe Classico. I sometimes take...

    I do like Nescafe Classico. I sometimes take their via-type packs.

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    I bought AWOL's guide in loosleaf. Kept the next...

    I bought AWOL's guide in loosleaf. Kept the next 6 days worth in a pint size freezer baggie in my pocket. Kept notes on it. The rest of the pages were in a bounce box. I didn't burn the pages, I...
  21. My cozy is made from Tropical Cammy ripstop...

    My cozy is made from Tropical Cammy ripstop cotton, enveloping a layer of Insul-Bright. Works good. Weighs 56g.

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    When I pack up my kit; my fuel canister, stove and lighter fit in my pot....
  22. Thread: Windscreen

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    Packing the extra weight of a windscreen is a...

    Packing the extra weight of a windscreen is a poor substitute for having the sense not to overload one's stove, or to figure out how to get it out of the wind. I'd suggest the person who shot this...
  23. Thread: Windscreen

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    One may want to screen their cannister stove from...

    One may want to screen their cannister stove from the wind to conserve fuel, but one does not NEED to pack a wind screen to do that.

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  24. Thread: Windscreen

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    My old Fire Maple FMS 116Y is pretty good in...

    My old Fire Maple FMS 116Y is pretty good in light winds. Campsite selection can negate the need for a break. All else fails I do as others suggest and cook behind logs, rocks, my food bag ... Never...
  25. No Chief, I would not have to subscribe to any of...

    No Chief, I would not have to subscribe to any of that. My post was not about any of that, and I have never suggested the approach trail had to be hiked, or even that it should be hiked to claim...
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