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    I'm just starting some research for a section...

    I'm just starting some research for a section hike of the LT in August. Enjoyed your webpage, lots of info.
    Looking to do about 80+/- miles in 7 days time on the southern section. Looking forward...
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    Sticky: The maps don't seem to download on my iPad. I'll...

    The maps don't seem to download on my iPad. I'll have to go to the desktop and see if windows will help me out.
  3. WM ultralight! I have the 1984 version and i...

    WM ultralight! I have the 1984 version and i wouldnt trade it (just yet)
  4. Q-core is pricey but worth the money. And because...

    Q-core is pricey but worth the money. And because it's an inflatable you just have to pay more attention to where you laying it down
  5. Thread: Pillows

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    In a case like yours when you have an old injury,...

    In a case like yours when you have an old injury, take a pillow. We all know its a luxury item but in your case it's more of a medical issue.
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    I met him in Virginia, you can see my bag on the...

    I met him in Virginia, you can see my bag on the top. :)
  7. Poll: Only difference is I'm a regular in the whites,...

    Only difference is I'm a regular in the whites, travelling from Mass to enjoy it. Unless you are looking for that kind of treatment and willing to pay for it, then ok. Other than that where else on...
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    I'd agree with both. Picking up and going north...

    I'd agree with both. Picking up and going north from where you left off may trouble you more than going south from Kat.
  9. Poll: I have stopped in at all of the AMC huts in one...

    I have stopped in at all of the AMC huts in one trip or another. I have eaten some of their food and chatted with many croo members over the years. I just can't get myself to pay the fees they are...
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    If she's cooking id be willing to give her a few...

    If she's cooking id be willing to give her a few dollars for the meal, we can take advantage of what her husband is missing out on.
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    And you will get many different ideas from folks...

    And you will get many different ideas from folks who do things and have things that are not the same as you. I have been told, and I practice this myself, to fit the gear to the bag not vice versa.
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    Eager to hear your trip results. I have the same...

    Eager to hear your trip results. I have the same pack on my wish list
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    Scree Gaiters

    I'm using a pair of Merrell Camleons on my thru and in the break in periods on this shoe I use a short pair of OR gaiters. I would rather have something a little tighter to my ankle than the loose...
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    some good ideas here. Since you already own the...

    some good ideas here. Since you already own the bag I would vote for the dry sack inside the bag containing everything in it. I think the only way I would bring a pack cover would be if you don't...
  15. Thread: shoes

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    From your initial post it looks like you will...

    From your initial post it looks like you will make some great time knocking out 4600 miles in 6 mos. I'll be lucky to do the AT thru in 5 mos at 2200 miles.
    With regards to shoes, I have met many...
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    The interior of the poles failed. The aluminum...

    The interior of the poles failed. The aluminum oxidized from the inside out after getting wet on trips. The locking mechanisms started to not hold when pressured and eventually a hole appeared on the...
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    good read, thanks! I'm currently a crocs camp...

    good read, thanks! I'm currently a crocs camp shoe user and this has opened my mind to other options. I'm a hiker that needs to wear a camp shoe after hiking all day in trail shoes, part of my R&R...
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    I'm currently working through a pair of Camelion...

    I'm currently working through a pair of Camelion 4's w/GT. This is sort of a trial and error period to find the shoe that will work best for my 2014 thru. So far, after a 100 mile break in, and a 20...
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    I can only offer research experience at this...

    I can only offer research experience at this point. I have yet to make a 1 man tent purchase for the AT thru I have planned yet but after some extensive research I am leaning towards to LHD cuben as...
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    titanium??

    Do any of the pole manufacturers make titanium poles? Is the carbon fiber the best current material? I just returned a 10 yr old pair of aluminum poles to REI and they gave me my money back after...
  21. That was funny...My brain triggered my back to...

    That was funny...My brain triggered my back to start hurting after watching the video :)
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    I'm in the testing phase of finding the right...

    I'm in the testing phase of finding the right shoes for my thru in 2014. Right now the shoes I am working through is the Merrel camelion 4 w/ GT. The second choice I have yet to try out is the moab,...
  23. The fellows before me have hit on some good ideas...

    The fellows before me have hit on some good ideas while your in NH. My only suggestion is that the AMC does offer a shuttle route that runs in two directions a couple times a day from the main hubs,...
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    My thoughts to this post were simular but of the...

    My thoughts to this post were simular but of the opposite places. I hike VT and NH all the time and have yet to see any of the AT outside of these areas. I wondered will the rest of the AT down south...
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    I tried a different training routine for my...

    I tried a different training routine for my summer trip to the whites in NH this year. Aside from regular walking miles I got a 35 lb weight vest and wore it when I used the stairmaster at the gym....
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