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    Typically 3 days or so will allow you to adjust a...

    Typically 3 days or so will allow you to adjust a little bit to higher elevations, basically by your body simply increasing heart and respiration rate and responding to physiological chemical...
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    Not weird or uncommon, but gotta put in a vote...

    Not weird or uncommon, but gotta put in a vote for the screech owl. The 6" tall bird that will send grown men running for cover in the middle of the night.
  3. You might consider a shakedown hike on the...

    You might consider a shakedown hike on the Ouachita National Scenic Trail in Oklahoma/Arkansas. The trail parallels the Talimena Scenic Drive (similar to how the AT parallels Skyline Drive in...
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    Maybe not in a prison cell, per se. But likely...

    Maybe not in a prison cell, per se. But likely housed in a very small (jail cell sized) "room", under watch and supervision, psychiatric treatment and meds, with limited freedoms and activities. He...
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    Well beyond the issues of 75% of thru-hikers...

    Well beyond the issues of 75% of thru-hikers never make it to Baxter, and the impossibility of estimating hiking pace to that degree of certainty, even if everything goes perfectly according to plan...
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    Just FWIW, I have often taken time out of my life...

    Just FWIW, I have often taken time out of my life to do a lot of somewhat inconvenient things that didn't/don't immediately have a positive impact on just my own life: voting, jury duty, unpaid...
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    I'm guessing food service includes those...

    I'm guessing food service includes those blackberry milkshakes? If so, bummer. :(
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    https://www.denverpost.com/2022/03/07/yellow-deli-...

    https://www.denverpost.com/2022/03/07/yellow-deli-twelve-tribes-cult-exploitation/
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    Hmm, where have I heard this exact scenario...

    Hmm, where have I heard this exact scenario before? Oh, and the inconvenience of having to briefly interrupt one's hike in order to possibly save other hiker's lives.
  10. At Hanover you can get a nice bus (Dartmouth...

    At Hanover you can get a nice bus (Dartmouth Coach, clean and much nicer than Greyhound or PeterPan, etc.) to South Station in Boston (approx 2 1/2 hour ride) and back. Multiple bus runs every day...
  11. Are you looking for straight AT sections or loop...

    Are you looking for straight AT sections or loop hikes using other trails? As peakbagger noted above, the Pemi Loop is a great hike. Here's some more info on it at...
  12. If you're interested in historical stuff,...

    If you're interested in historical stuff, Gettysburg is only about 15 miles or so off the AT when you get to Michaux State Park in PA (Rt 30). Lots of motel options to get a civilized, albeit,...
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    There’s an old thread regarding this here...

    There’s an old thread regarding this here https://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/57195-Catholic-Mass-in-the-NE with a few links. Kind of old but it might help.
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    Here's why some of us think it does matter:...

    Here's why some of us think it does matter: Please read this https://appalachiantrail.org/explore/hike-the-a-t/thru-hiking/trail-magic/ , especially the part on unintended consequences and hiker...
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    Just to clarify a bit my prior post. I don't...

    Just to clarify a bit my prior post. I don't think hiker feeds are ruining the AT. Most of what has come to be is the result of increased hiker numbers, not trail angels somehow enabling them. And...
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    Well, if you call 911, and Rangers/SAR/Wardens...

    Well, if you call 911, and Rangers/SAR/Wardens have to come in to bring you water and gear, and then guide you out of the woods, only then being able to walk out under your own power, well, yeah,...
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    Trail magic? Or a hiker feed? And yes, there is...

    Trail magic? Or a hiker feed? And yes, there is a big difference. True Trail Magic is spontaneous - like a ride when you need it most, someone letting you shower, do laundry, stay on their porch...
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    Is it covered or out in the open? Obviously...

    Is it covered or out in the open? Obviously covered and on a dry floor (reduces condensation under the body/chassis from ground water vapor) is the best option. If you can't have somebody start and...
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    Just as a parallel: Most private pilots I know...

    Just as a parallel: Most private pilots I know closely follow NTSB and AOPA accident reports on general aviation incidents. One of the behavioral failures that is most common in aviation, even with...
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    The very best of us can, and do, make mistakes. ...

    The very best of us can, and do, make mistakes. And I'm decidedly not among the best. I can't hike 15 miles in the Whites on a day hike, even in summer (not anymore anyway). I haven't bagged the...
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    Beyond just battery maintenance and those...

    Beyond just battery maintenance and those potential problems, I would be more concerned about the rest of the vehicle. Cars are designed to run - not sit. Engines, transmissions, tires, brakes,...
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    Yep. Same idi---er, individual. Different...

    Yep. Same idi---er, individual. Different mountain. Same result. If nothing else, he's consistent.
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    This makes no sense at all. None. Zero. ...

    This makes no sense at all. None. Zero. According to the article they didn't have food, water, proper gear etc., - add the older hiker is 70 years old. Not being "ageist" here, but I'm closing...
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    Yeah, but sometimes the blazes are old or faded...

    Yeah, but sometimes the blazes are old or faded or aren't painted well, trees fall, bark can peel, etc. I don't know about GSMNP specifically, but in most areas trail maintainers aren't out this...
  25. Glad to hear you found something that worked. I...

    Glad to hear you found something that worked. I watched the video link and noted that they are big on McKenzie method / program. Did you have any positive response from McKenzie exercises? As I...
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