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  1. Thread: Insoles

    by Tipi Walter
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    Okay, you buy a pair of well-fitting boots and...

    Okay, you buy a pair of well-fitting boots and they are great for backpacking---and the insoles which come with them are also nice.

    Then you decide to take out the brand insoles and replace with...
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    Before I got into the Hilleberg brand of tents...

    Before I got into the Hilleberg brand of tents all I used were Mt Hardwear tents---(and before that North Face tents).

    I have a whole catalog of Mt HW tents---the Muir Trail, Mt Jet, Light Wedge,...
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    It's the strange allure of the Hilleberg brand. ...

    It's the strange allure of the Hilleberg brand. Once bitten the rabid red tent sickness enters the brain and it's Hilleberg all or nothing.
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    I've done several long trips to Mt Rogers---by...

    I've done several long trips to Mt Rogers---by parking at the NRA and hiking 30 miles south to Mt Rogers and Lewis Fork/Little Wilson Creek wilderness areas---and then hiking back to my car at NRA.
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    Yes, around a hundred. The Cranberries made up...

    Yes, around a hundred. The Cranberries made up 95% of that number.
  6. The C-word and home concerns will keep me pinned...

    The C-word and home concerns will keep me pinned here until the madness passes but in the meantime I can still get my bag nights on the backyard porch---

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    And if necessary I can still pull...
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    Thanks Rain Man. He chose that spot...

    Thanks Rain Man.



    He chose that spot because it was out of a bitterly cold wind which is a normal feature of the bald.
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    The closest trailhead---which I assume you mean...

    The closest trailhead---which I assume you mean road access---would be in Big Fat Gap where the Big Fat trail drops down 1,500 feet in 1.5 miles to access the bottom start of the Nutbuster trail.
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    Yes, I finally saw the box. The primary question...

    Yes, I finally saw the box. The primary question though---is why I got logged out to begin with---as I never get logged out---for years in fact. It's not coming from WB though---as it's most...
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    You got me but I'm sure someone will know. ...

    You got me but I'm sure someone will know.



    Thanks for the comment. I wish I was young again too. Hit 70 in July---if I don't catch a bug before then.
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    Okay thanks. I tweaked some stuff and I think...

    Okay thanks. I tweaked some stuff and I think it'll work. Oh and I did find that little Remember Me box.
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-hjR23MC/0/6b44a0e4/XL/Trip%20200%20%2820%29-XL-XL.jpg
    Same exact place on South Fork Creek---but during a drought....
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-KSQdnqs/0/52ccfc1a/XL/Trip%20203%20%28363%29-XL.jpg
    This is what makes the Nutbuster trail so fun, especially with...
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-BLMVGcH/0/e4454e5c/XL/Trip%20203%20%28259%29-XL.jpg
    Josh gives the kids tips on how to cross Slickrock Creek with...
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-tvzVjcF/0/4ab6f11b/XL/Trip%20203%20%28180%29-XL.jpg
    Rob slings on his favorite vintage Astralplane pack. Ashton...
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-gz3QsVz/0/f9ef58b9/XL/Trip%20203%20%28116%29-XL.jpg
    And unbelievably Rob brings his giant Hilleberg Keron 4GT tent...
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Backpack-2020-Trips-202-/24-Days-Without-A-Smartphone/i-hcxMzn5/0/a29d3891/XL/Trip%20203%20%2863%29-XL.jpg
    Here's a pic of pretty Brush Creek aka Ike Creek as seen from...
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    24 Days with the Cranberries

    I return to the mountains of TN and NC for a long 24 day winter trip---with one food/fuel load of about 60 lbs and a 100 lb pack including various winter items like a down parka and microspikes etc....
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    I've been using Firefox for years and never had...

    I've been using Firefox for years and never had this problem until yesterday and today. When I do log in here I don't see the "remember me" box anymore. Hmmmm.
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    Always Getting Logged Out

    Just wondering if we have a WB glitch whereby once I leave this site I have to log in again---as the site doesn't remember me like it used to.
  21. A Revulsion of smartphones?? (Describes when...

    A Revulsion of smartphones?? (Describes when they gather singularly or in groups).
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    The origin of my trail name is obvious as I lived...

    The origin of my trail name is obvious as I lived in a NC ridge top Tipi for 21 years---from 1980 to 2001---
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    Check out these links--- ...

    Check out these links---

    https://marydonahue.org/fatal-near-fatal-or-close-call-incidentsaccidents-in-camping-backpacking-climbing-and-mountaineering
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    Thanks for bringing the topic back to Mr Eddie...

    Thanks for bringing the topic back to Mr Eddie Noonkester and his unfortunate demise. I guess with so little information coming from the authorities this thread inevitably had to drift to...
  25. I always carry this as part of my standard...

    I always carry this as part of my standard load---as I've been caught in two major wildfires ---or controlled burns---in the last 20 years---while on backpacking trips.

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