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    Poll: undefined Man you guys are lucky....to hike...

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    Man you guys are lucky....to hike the AT with Wingfoot...or without Wingfoot.
    I would just to be able to hike the AT again. :datz

    Mongo
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    For me it was reached the top of the hill before...

    For me it was reached the top of the hill before you drop down to the road that leads into front royal. There was a fence on my left where the "zoo" is. Out of the undergrowth to my right a bear pops...
  3. I don't think that I could have finished the AT...

    I don't think that I could have finished the AT without listening to music! Each to his own baby.

    Here is my take..... MP3 device suck. 256mb mp3 player 70 songs max. Mini disc player 5hr plus of...
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    In the armed forces I was in they looked at many...

    In the armed forces I was in they looked at many many different packs. Guess what they decided on........ A bigger Alice pack! Yeah baby. More pockets, more attachments but still the same old beast!...
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    Peronally I loved having Dogs on the trail. It...

    Peronally I loved having Dogs on the trail. It made my day to meet and pat them, however the only problem I have is thagt it is so hard on the dogs....especially in the heat.
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    I was reading a trailjournal by a hiker called...

    I was reading a trailjournal by a hiker called "squeaky". Yet another person who has nothing but nice things to say about Glencliff. Actually one of the best journals I have read. However he goes a...
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    I really liked it there! Packrat was just great...

    I really liked it there! Packrat was just great and helped out with some great "freedom hiking".

    He is one of the people that made the trail so great for me!

    Mongo
  8. Did Geek make it. He is such a great guy. Mongo

    Did Geek make it. He is such a great guy.

    Mongo
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    That is one of the best posts I have read in a...

    That is one of the best posts I have read in a month of sunday's.

    I think of you hiking in your light gear , 20 miles a day falling behind your feet...it makes me think back to my first day on the...
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    I disagree....they just get a different...

    I disagree....they just get a different experince! A more comfortable one.

    If you have only $2000 dollars to spend then I guess that is all you have and that is the experince you will get!...
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    You can hike for $2000 for sure but if you don't...

    You can hike for $2000 for sure but if you don't have to why do it! Personally I liked being able to buy what I wanted and eat what I wanted. If I took soem time here and there to do things I could....
  12. Thread: Speed on the AT

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    Dear Mr Steve It is true that many will miss...

    Dear Mr Steve

    It is true that many will miss this, but for most people this is impossible.

    So many places to see before you depart this mortal coil!


    Mongo
  13. Thread: Speed on the AT

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    Dear Mr Wolf I disagree, they get a...

    Dear Mr Wolf


    I disagree, they get a experince just like everybody else. It is just different. Same as the section hiker has a different experince etc etc.

    What I meant is that if you have...
  14. Thread: Speed on the AT

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    I think one thing about Bill Bryson's book that...

    I think one thing about Bill Bryson's book that we have overlooked is that when he was experincing the AT it was in some really bad weather and out of shape. Those things together can really get you...
  15. Thread: PCT Gear List

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    I like this list. Did I see a spoon? Mongo

    I like this list.

    Did I see a spoon?

    Mongo
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    Oh Yeti Would love to see you down this way....

    Oh Yeti


    Would love to see you down this way. It is hiking paradise.

    The weather at the moment is just so wet being spring that it would pointless hiking as you never be able to cross all the...
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    The CDT it what you save for graduation dude!!!!...

    The CDT it what you save for graduation dude!!!!


    Mongo:banana
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    If you where going for the under $500 thru hike...

    If you where going for the under $500 thru hike you would do it in a very fast time! You just couldn't afford town stops! No town stops no money spent....no money spent cheap and no time spent lazing...
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    Bas*ards Bas*ards Bas*ards Bas*ards Just to...

    Bas*ards Bas*ards Bas*ards Bas*ards

    Just to be able to pick up sticks and do the trail because you just felt like it!

    Mongo The Very Jelous!:-?
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    Great read. The idea of averaging 30's just blows...

    Great read. The idea of averaging 30's just blows me away! Personally I only managed to average over 20 in my last month on the AT.

    Mongo
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    seeing you are in the UK try: ...

    seeing you are in the UK try:

    http://www.macpac.co.nz/catalogue/do,displayitem-view/mid,5/miid,109/diid,27/

    This is a hking pack. The Alpine packs are lighter so have a look at them.


    Mongo
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    Seeing you are in the UK and you want a pack that...

    Seeing you are in the UK and you want a pack that will last the whole trail try www.macpac.co.nz.

    I have never regretted the Torre but it was a little to big for the trail.

    I echo what the...
  23. Thread: Glencliff, NH

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    I agree I loved stopping there. The hostel owner...

    I agree I loved stopping there. The hostel owner was friendly and helpful and I felt it represnted everything that is good about the trail!

    Mongo
  24. Thread: Scariest Moment

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    You are not wrong about vechiles. My scarist...

    You are not wrong about vechiles. My scarist moment (and the most funniest) was when I hitched from the Outdoor Centre into Byrson City. It took me about 2 hours to get to Bryson City and it was...
  25. Thread: Uncle Johny's

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    Whatever you do don't miss out on Erwin. It is a...

    Whatever you do don't miss out on Erwin. It is a lovely town...with nice people and a great little movie house. Miss Janet was great to me while I was there and so were the people. The UJ vs Miss...
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