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    I use a lot of public transport to access the...

    I use a lot of public transport to access the trail. I start w greyhound. Not all stops show up on line. There are such things as eticket stops. And then call the city where the bus is going to...
  2. Thread: Booties?

    by Lynnette
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    We love our doggies. Injuries can happen to a...

    We love our doggies. Injuries can happen to a pet on a day hike, just due to some human crashing glass bottles near by and their little toes just get horribly sliced. But dog owners should review...
  3. Thread: Sleep System

    by Lynnette
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    I am excited for your hike. You will be cold and...

    I am excited for your hike. You will be cold and you will be wet. Zero or good 15 degree bag, w insulated sleep pad. Then look at your clothes and sleep clothes, inc. socks, gloves, hats. Some of...
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    Starchi9ld - I am so glad you responded. I took...

    Starchi9ld - I am so glad you responded. I took my babies to the woods and they grew up backpacking and hiking and still do. Now we are looking again for overnight packs for the 5,6,7,8 yr old...
  5. Thread: Milk

    by Lynnette
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    Powdered milk along the AT

    Carnation makes 1 qt envelopes- sometimes found. Nido can sometimes be found. Powdered muscle milk(nasty) is usually found in quantities to big to haul around. Found powdered vanilla coffee creamer...
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    Mice. O they made a nest in my stuff and had...

    Mice. O they made a nest in my stuff and had babies, which I discovered up the trail. I was undone. I do not think it is against the federal park regulations for us to fight back. The weapon is...
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    Yes, it gets wet. You are not going to like it...

    Yes, it gets wet. You are not going to like it wet. Sew a simple loose fit water proof bag for it. You can get your waterproof sil from the arm of a mens large light weight emphasis rain coat at a...
  8. Its a great time of year. People walk all over...

    Its a great time of year. People walk all over this state. They love their mountains. I think the bus will drop you off at the COOP in Hanover. And you camp and start in the woods behind the soccer...
  9. Since getting a door already made is not an...

    Since getting a door already made is not an option. One does not sew on cuben fiber. It is stuck together with some kind of magic cuben fiber tenacity type tape.$$$ Peel off velcro does not even...
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    All good info here for you and doggo. One more...

    All good info here for you and doggo. One more thing: Please set up your tent in your house if you can, lay pack beside it. Go in tent. Get doggo in tent quietly. If you do this like you approach...
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    Thank you for replying. I am heading off to use...

    Thank you for replying. I am heading off to use my REI dollars and they have one in the store.
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    Big Agnes pumphouse for Big Agnes Pad

    Hey - I need some assistance. I have a new BIG AGNES ULTRA INSULATED AIR CORE. Although I do not have issues with me blowing it up, I do not want to introduce all my human breath into it and cause...
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    Well - I am 64.5. Been hiking since I was 17. ...

    Well - I am 64.5. Been hiking since I was 17. When I plan my hikes I shoot for single digit days. I will hike longer and further occasionally as the trails dictate. I hike for 13.5 days where upon...
  14. Outdoor Research. I use the Graphic Designs. It...

    Outdoor Research. I use the Graphic Designs. It does not get mixed up w anyone elses. Has all the rings. Tough. I put a little bit of reflector tape on the bottom and the clips and use a line that...
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    I put together a plan to go back to DWG to...

    I put together a plan to go back to DWG to continue hiking bc of a broken bone just south of there. You can catch a major bus line to Stroudsburg, PA. Arrive in mid day, on a week day, walk across...
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    I would love it. I filled my first one and love...

    I would love it. I filled my first one and love looking thru it at the memories, especially of place that do not exist anymore. Like the Whistlestop in VT,
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    HI- First does she have a car? If so, it looks...

    HI- First does she have a car? If so, it looks like you and she are homebased in Florida which makes Damascus a great place off the interstate to spend a day and a hike together that she can drive...
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    I buy instant packets and Folgers mocha cappacino...

    I buy instant packets and Folgers mocha cappacino on super clearance at Walmart. Put the powder in a zip lock. Both the packets and the cappacino can be dissolved in cold water in your smart bottle...
  19. Thread: No dog areas.

    by Lynnette
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    No other dog free zones than those mentioned. ...

    No other dog free zones than those mentioned. One experience that we encountered was in Pearisburg VA: Coming out of the woods encountering a long patch of very hot asphalt and concrete. This can...
  20. Seam sealing new tent around the zipper area?

    I am sealing a new silnylon tent using silnet and its little brush. Pitched it with fly inside out so I could get the felded seams and little tabbys. I need advice on how to seal the zipper area. ...
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    What to sit on in the woods

    My husband found an old timey computer mouse pad when an old office was being cleaned out. The kind that does not have the slick shiny pictures or is really foamy. It is invaluable to me. My deluxe...
  22. Hiking AT Pearisburg VA to VA16 Mt Roger Rec Ctr by Partnership

    My next hike section is From Partnership Shelter there by the MT Rogers Visitor Ctr on VA 16 to Pearisburg VA. I really dont care which way to go - north or south . I was thinking.... drive to...
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    ULA was very gracious to me and right away sent...

    ULA was very gracious to me and right away sent me a new buckle for my catalyst. Communication and receipt took about 8 days. Any dollar general or thrift shop should have a students backpack or...
  24. Well, I actually made a divided stuff bag once....

    Well, I actually made a divided stuff bag once. It was rectangular with the long side to the top and sewed a dividing seam down the center to avoid having a second bag, instant retrieval and avoid...
  25. Bailey is 7.5 yr old, Australian Shepherd rescued...

    Bailey is 7.5 yr old, Australian Shepherd rescued at 2 who has become a real hiker. Her first winter out tho in south GA in March, she shivered and was not at all acclimated or furry enough, so she...
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