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  1. Definite yes to post 5 and 12. I don't think...

    Definite yes to post 5 and 12.
    I don't think I saw feet mentioned (just ligaments and tendons of feet/lower legs) so I would add that the pounding your feet take with 20 lbs is something you...
  2. Just a dusting in Northern NJ.4640146402

    Just a dusting in Northern NJ.4640146402
  3. Thread: Insoles

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    Enjoyed your CDT vlog! I hope you are feeling...

    Enjoyed your CDT vlog! I hope you are feeling better.

    I use the Berry in my snowboarding boots but I thought they were a cushion profile sized for women. I'm concerned they don't have the...
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    Yes, I received my email this afternoon. I...

    Yes, I received my email this afternoon. I reserved for the Presidential Traverse in July. I was wondering if/how AMC would reduce density in huts. Safety first. At least NJ trails are open again...
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    I bought the Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 as my...

    I bought the Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 as my transitional pack--from Osprey Aura 65. It carries weight well and the outer pockets help one think about gear list....if you don't evolve you won't fit...
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    Sorry for your loss/community loss.

    Sorry for your loss/community loss.
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    Vernon township in NJ has started trying to...

    Vernon township in NJ has started trying to control crowds at the two most popular AT parking/trailheads: the boardwalk (rt 517) and Stairway to Heaven (rt 94). I believe the two efforts are...
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    Love this! Thank you for taking care of our...

    Love this! Thank you for taking care of our first responders.
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    Although i work in spreadsheets every day, I used...

    Although i work in spreadsheets every day, I used the AWOL guide to do plan the way colorado rob and lonehiker describe. I planned on 8 miles a day for about 4-6 weeks (until smokies) when I...
  10. How are you prioritizing where to go when? I...

    How are you prioritizing where to go when? I would prioritize Waywayanda, Stokes and High Point over Kittatiny Valley (for hiking). Unique places: the Atlantic Cedar Swamp sections of Waywayanda...
  11. Thread: mcD on trail?

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    Was just going to reply Vernon, NJ has BK, not...

    Was just going to reply Vernon, NJ has BK, not McDonald's. Would need a taxi/shuttle to a McDonalds--which is usually near a Walmart so you could make the spend worthwhile--2 of those combo's in...
  12. Yes and NJ State Parks closed privies and...

    Yes and NJ State Parks closed privies and shelters within its parks, as did the ATC within its jurisdiction. Luckily we have plenty of hiking options within the state parks and DWGNRA to get outside...
  13. I also imagine that machines with rubber and...

    I also imagine that machines with rubber and plastic cannot be stored without running/maintenance for very many years?
  14. I think I will start with the Black Forest Trail...

    I think I will start with the Black Forest Trail in PA and then, based on timing and weather see if I cannot do a trip somewhere in the west.
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    There are a few categories for you to plan: ...

    There are a few categories for you to plan: budget, training, and food. You have plenty of time to deal with each. Plenty of resources on here to help you. Before you start with the details...
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    I like both of these responses, Dogwood and...

    I like both of these responses, Dogwood and HooKooDooKu. I was going to add the 1 more basic step that Dogwood hints at--each hiker has to know his/her baseline...this should be part of training...
  17. What about something that acknowledges the...

    What about something that acknowledges the amorphous, blobby nature of trail families? Dustcloud? too dry? what about a gloob of hikers?
  18. So thisi s Copper Spur 2? I have the CP1--1...

    So thisi s Copper Spur 2? I have the CP1--1 door. I am not coordinated enough for the Fly Creek or any other tent where you enter at your head/pillow. I need to have the side entry tent. As part...
  19. I love my Copper Spur--roomy, easy to set up,...

    I love my Copper Spur--roomy, easy to set up, sturdy.
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    I enjoyed my 2013 thru hike--smiled a lot so my...

    I enjoyed my 2013 thru hike--smiled a lot so my dimples were ever-present. Coming out of Neel Gap on 3/31 a couple named Java Man and TeaCup(?) solidified the name. The trail is my happy place--it...
  21. Christoph, this makes sense--it's not the...

    Christoph, this makes sense--it's not the hiking/camping part. It's adding risk to environment of someone else...potentially in a location that has less resources to deal with sick people.

    Agree...
  22. Thread: NJ Shuttle

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    I have put it in my calendar, Grunt. I have...

    I have put it in my calendar, Grunt. I have heard of George but since I live in Vernon, I didn't use his services during my 2013 thru-hike. I will use same principles as he does--I will probably...
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    Thanks for keeping this live everyone! I am...

    Thanks for keeping this live everyone! I am hoping to do at least the Grand Canyon in May if not other passages.
  24. The Outside article said MH was prioritizing...

    The Outside article said MH was prioritizing stocking its retail partners. I think it stopped its direct consumer store/shipments.
  25. Thread: NJ Shuttle

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    If you cannot find George, I should be able to...

    If you cannot find George, I should be able to help you--with advance notice--I work from home most week days.
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