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    Using free standing tent in the Whites

    I'm a thru hiker currently in MA with a Zpacks Duplex tent. A friend of mine from NH told me I was going to have trouble using the tent in the White mountains on their tent pads because it's not free...
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    I have the GG Mariposa and love it. Large pack...

    I have the GG Mariposa and love it. Large pack and medium belt fits me as I'm 5'9" and 180lbs. My base weight is 16 lbs and everything fits. Including 5 days of food, I'm at 26 lbs and it manages...
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    Hostels and Shower Shoes

    Doing a thru hike starting April 5th. It has been 40 years since I've stayed in a bunk house or hostel. I am taking some sandals for camp shoes and to use as shower shoes when I stay in a bunk...
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    Sleeping Bag Liner vs Pair of Tights

    I have a S2S sleeping bag liner for use with my ZPacks 30 degree bag. I have it for two reasons. First to add warmth, maybe 5 degrees? And second, to keep my bag a little cleaner so that I don't...
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    I am going to start with La Sportiva Wildcat 2.0...

    I am going to start with La Sportiva Wildcat 2.0 GTX trail runners that have a gore-tex waterproof liner to keep my feet dry in the cooler April weather then, switch to La Sportiva Wildcats that are...
  6. I have a reservation to stay the around April...

    I have a reservation to stay the around April 10th. If I remember right, I had to pay in advance. I better check on that!
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    Take a look at Zpacks (www.zpacks.com...

    Take a look at Zpacks (www.zpacks.com). They have a shoulder pouch that works great with up to a 750 ml bottle. I bought 2 and they are made from cuben fiber so they weigh nothing! I plan on...
  8. Thread: Trail Dayz

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    I'll be going. Should only be 60 miles north of...

    I'll be going. Should only be 60 miles north of Damascus by that time so no big deal coming down for the day. Just want to experience it. I saw of list of "Top 10" traditions on the AT and this...
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    Trail Hygiene

    I'm planning a NOBO thru-hike in April of 2017. Been doing really well with gear selection thanks a lot to the posts and information on whiteblaze. I do need some help figuring out the best lite way...
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    I am leaving April 5th next year. My wife is...

    I am leaving April 5th next year. My wife is equally concerned. I recently completed a 5 day section hike in MA and averaged 18 miles per day. I plan on starting at 10-12 miles/day to prevent shin...
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    I'm planning on April 5th. I'm hoping that...

    I'm planning on April 5th. I'm hoping that mid-week is less crowded at Springer! Can't wait. Did a 65 mile checkout in MA last month and met lots from the class of 2016. They are having fun. I...
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