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    I can attest to the accuracy of this. I have...

    I can attest to the accuracy of this. I have taken to carrying massive quantities of Busch beer when hiking, in place of water and food. When going out for more than two days, I usually replace my...
  2. Thread: Parking area

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    If you park at the Standing Indian Campground,...

    If you park at the Standing Indian Campground, you can follow the Kimsey Creek trail from Deep Gap. A very enjoyable walk - and almost entirely down hill.
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    She is very active on facebook. ...

    She is very active on facebook.

    https://www.facebook.com/themissjanet
  4. Knee pain, mainly downhill, cut my first section...

    Knee pain, mainly downhill, cut my first section short. I resorted to going downhills backwards (oddly that helped), and it took me ALL day to go 6 miles to Woody Gap. While waiting for a ride back...
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    I seldom see it mentioned in these "Tyvek vs....

    I seldom see it mentioned in these "Tyvek vs. Footprint" discussions, but a double wall tent with the factory footprint allows you to keep the inside portion of tent dry when setting it up in a...
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    Best section for week long October hike

    Some other ideas that I haven't seen mentioned:
    - Start at Springer and knockout all of Georgia.
    - Deep Gap NC north to Fontana. A lot of variation and three of the southern balds.
  7. Maybe he meant 2019(?).

    Maybe he meant 2019(?).
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    As you wish... 39685

    As you wish...

    39685
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    Fun game. Thanks! I'm surprised more people don't...

    Fun game. Thanks! I'm surprised more people don't die on the AT. :-) I died twice in Pennsylvania and once in New Jersey; In Vermont right now.
  10. The sunset from Cheoah Bald - actually from a...

    The sunset from Cheoah Bald - actually from a rock outcropping on the opposite side of the trail - is amazing. If you plan is to do this section in two days, this makes for a short day one and a...
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    I did it in a cold heavy October rain; it was...

    I did it in a cold heavy October rain; it was fine. I don't remember anything scary or tricky. If you're going NOBO, gives you a good excuse to hang out at Mountain Crossings for a few minutes and...
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    It might depend on what type of ride. If you're...

    It might depend on what type of ride. If you're just having somebody local (ex: from Franklin pick you up at Winding Stair) give you a ride to town, I would give as much notice as possible and not...
  13. Great Plan! I'm jealous. Have fun!

    Great Plan! I'm jealous. Have fun!
  14. 38514 Beer Spray

    38514

    Beer Spray
  15. Thread: Trail Names

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    Kid, have you rehabilitated yourself?

    Kid, have you rehabilitated yourself?
  16. Southern Terminus to Franklin NC - April 23 - 29th

    there are plenty of places to get off the trail along there. Just get started and walk until you don't feel like wearing. enjoy!
  17. So, after watching the video, I came back here to...

    So, after watching the video, I came back here to say that I expected you to go the wrong way when you woke up... That seems to be a common theme here. Wonder why. LOL!
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    I'm sure these are posted elsewhere on wb, but...

    I'm sure these are posted elsewhere on wb, but here are a couple resources. I can't attest to their accuracy.

    http://www.appalachiantrail.org/home/explore-the-trail - doesn't address parking size...
  19. Thread: Rain songs

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    Rain songs

    https://youtu.be/ksdhyAtgayc

    made this about a year ago. some off my pictures. a lot of pictures from wb.
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    Need advice pickup north of deep gap

    another +1 for kimsey creek and standing indian campground. don't they close in the winter?
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    What's Wrong with Jeans?

    PYOP

    Pick Your Own Pants
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    Sometimes I see both sides within an hour or so. Usual down hill first, then back up hill.
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    I bought a Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2, two person...

    I bought a Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2, two person tent, many years ago with the assumption that I would eventually get my wife into backpacking. That never happened, but I sure do enjoy having my pack...
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    The ATC has a handy interactive map that shows...

    The ATC has a handy interactive map that shows (among other things) places to park along the entire AT.
    http://www.appalachiantrail.org/home/explore-the-trail

    There are some other websites out...
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    This! Good luck.

    This!
    Good luck.
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