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    NCT-MRT Loop overnight trip report

    On Tuesday morning (09/15/2020), I arrived at the Red Bridge trailhead 46769 on the Manistee River in Michigan. It is a paved parking lot for not only hikers but canoeist as well. There are also...
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    I'd move back in a heartbeat but the grand kid is...

    I'd move back in a heartbeat but the grand kid is in Houston. Guess where we're going to retire!
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    Having graduated from Michigan Tech, I had the...

    Having graduated from Michigan Tech, I had the privilege of spending time outdoors up there. Wish there would have been employment opportunities! We would still be living up there.
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    I had looked into thru hiking the Michigan NCT...

    I had looked into thru hiking the Michigan NCT for awhile. What finally stopped me was the minimal documentation of the trail concerning things like where to camp while not on state/federal lands. ...
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    Odd Man Out I'm hoping for an "easy" 1st day!...

    Odd Man Out

    I'm hoping for an "easy" 1st day! :) I'll probably do a little rubbernecking as it's been over 40 years since I spent any time in Michigan. I grew up in Flint and Boy Scouts got us...
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    I have an opportunity to potentially hike this...

    I have an opportunity to potentially hike this trail, as I will be visiting family in the middle of September. It will probably be a Tuesday to Wednesday round trip. I am looking for...
  7. To give you more drive time info: Rockford, IL...

    To give you more drive time info:

    Rockford, IL to Front Royal, VA (north end of SNP) is right around 12 hours depending on Chicago traffic.

    Scott
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    Thanks for posting this! I wasn't aware that the...

    Thanks for posting this! I wasn't aware that the ATC was "on the list." I just changed my selection to them.

    Scott
  9. I live in Front Royal, northern end of the SNP. ...

    I live in Front Royal, northern end of the SNP. If you can wait till later in the fall season, you'll miss a LOT of the people traveling to the SNP for the fall colors. Especially on the weekends,...
  10. Shenandoah NPS just announced Covid Phase Two begins on Thursday, June 11!

    Copied from their Instagram account:

    shenandoahnps We are happy to announce Phase Two will begin Thursday, June 11! Be sure to see ALL the details so you'll know how to prepare for your visit. ...
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    I've found that soaking the filter in water (I...

    I've found that soaking the filter in water (I use distilled) the night before I head out to help.
  12. Did you actually try on the shoes before you...

    Did you actually try on the shoes before you purchased them?
  13. Something I noticed over the last couple of years...

    Something I noticed over the last couple of years while ramping up my miles is that I had to go up in size with my shoes. In two years, I've actually gone up one full size with the same model of...
  14. I drove to the 522 trailhead this morning. 5 of...

    I drove to the 522 trailhead this morning. 5 of 6 parking spots were filled. Don't know if they spent the night or not. I didn't notice any signage concerning the trail being closed.

    Scott
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    Anyone, please correct me if I'm wrong. I...

    Anyone, please correct me if I'm wrong. I believe that by checking the "box" you are having WB set a "cookie" that WB reads when you come back to the site. If you close the browser and clear this...
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    Have had mine about 2 months. You won't be...

    Have had mine about 2 months. You won't be sorry. However, I did experience some "learning curve" issues. I didn't find the videos on the website to be overly helpful.

    Scott
  17. The wife and I went to Harper's Ferry this...

    The wife and I went to Harper's Ferry this morning (2/29/2020) to A) see the bridge and B) to shop. Not much open at 11 am other than the outfitter, the candy store, the bakery and a jewelry store. ...
  18. Here is the link to when the Waysides will open:...

    Here is the link to when the Waysides will open:
    https://www.goshenandoah.com/dining/food-groceries
  19. I agree with you but have you let the ATC know...

    I agree with you but have you let the ATC know directly? I know Laurie follows the forum, but making direct contact with them will send a more urgent message. Here's the page for contact details:...
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    Try this link: http://www.flipflopfestival.org/...

    Try this link:
    http://www.flipflopfestival.org/

    Scott
  21. Street View of US340

    Here's a link https://www.instantstreetview.com/@39.321011,-77.718847,118.46h,-2.97p,1z that you can look at US340 along the stretch we're talking about. Hopefully, you can scroll back and forth and...
  22. Having driven hwy 340 both ways over that bridge...

    Having driven hwy 340 both ways over that bridge many times, I wouldn't be walking it. Not nearly enough room on the shoulders.

    Scott
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    I've seen 2 bears in the last two weeks while...

    I've seen 2 bears in the last two weeks while hiking in the Shenandoah National Park. I don't know who was more surprised, me or him!

    Scott
  24. Thread: Clumpy down

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    +1 for the tennis balls! Scott

    +1 for the tennis balls!

    Scott
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    With food/other in the pot, it probably weighs...

    With food/other in the pot, it probably weighs too much?

    Scott
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