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    Has anyone tried sending packages to the Woodford...

    Has anyone tried sending packages to the Woodford General Store about 3.5 miles to the east on VT-9? I assume they might take packages if one planned to pick up vittles there??
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    Hitching into Bennington VT

    Is there much vehicle volume on Stagecoach Road just after Congdon Shelter NONBO going into Bennington? Or would it be better to wait for Highway 9, where the trailhead is further away, to go into...
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    Still looking for a hike partner for gaps in VA...

    Still looking for a hike partner for gaps in VA or PA this spring of '23. Last spring we got from Daleville VA about 27 miles NOBO but stopped there. Hope to reconnect with that partner, but could...
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    Lee MA to October Mtn Shelter campsites?

    Any suitable campsites near water source located between Hwy 20 and October Mountain Shelter? Nothing shows in AWOL.
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    Albany NY Airport to Lee, MA

    Looking for shuttler near the Albany NY airport to take me to Berkshire Lodge east of Lee, MA on 1 Oct 22. Haven't got a ticket yet, but preparing nonetheless. Prefer shuttler near ALB due to...
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    The start in October makes sense to me only if...

    The start in October makes sense to me only if you SOBO from Damascus to Springer. Even then Dec in GA can be real cold. Also agree with the masses that Feb start NOBO from Damascus is too early...
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    What was the old duck hunting for??

    What was the old duck hunting for??
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    Another alternative is to take Kimsey Creek trail...

    Another alternative is to take Kimsey Creek trail NNE from just left (north) of Deep Gap for about 4.5 miles to the Standing Indian Campground general store where you can be picked up. It is a bit...
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    I am a section hiker, so the kit may be slightly...

    I am a section hiker, so the kit may be slightly different.
    -2 hiking zipoff leg pants
    -2 poly sleeveless shirts
    -3 hiking socks
    - Rain top
    - Rain pants
    - 1 long sleeve poly shirt
    - 1 long...
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    Hiking Poles on Airlines

    Anyone carried on hiking poles? Is it gonna be a problem?
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    Section Hiking in Northern VA or Central PA

    Looking to do 1-2 weeks of section hiking this spring anywhere between Daleville VA (mm729) and Ashby Gap (mm991).


    The alternate is PA between Swatara Gap (mm1183.5) and NY Hwy 17A (mm1373).
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  12. Shuttler Needed Massachusetts back to NY early October

    Looking for a shuttle for 2 hikers from near Lee, MA at Berkshire Lodge (mm1551) back to car near NY17 (mm1385) after breakfast on 9 October.
    Could you email me availability and approx price?
  13. White Plains/Westchester NY Airport shuttle

    Looking to fly into HPN and get a shuttle to the east{North) side of the Hudson River bridge opposite Bear Mountain NY.
    Looks to be about 38 miles.Not clear who on the shuttle list could do it . . ....
  14. Thread: NY Campsites??

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    Greymoor Manor

    Reply from Laura at [email protected]

    "Our ballfield accommodations for AT hikers are open until October."
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    Does anyone have an update on the Greymoor...

    Does anyone have an update on the Greymoor Center? Is it officially accepting guests? Has there been any official "no vacancy" posted?
    I got no response from the email address . . .
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    You might want to start out with a lower MPD...

    You might want to start out with a lower MPD average. SOBO from Bear Mtn Park is a steep climb; very rocky and has obstacles like the Lemon Squeezer that will slow you down. After the first 30...
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    For those of us geographically-challenged; where...

    For those of us geographically-challenged; where is Leighs Gap ???
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    I am a section hiker only to date. And I have...

    I am a section hiker only to date. And I have section hiked anywhere from 3 days to 15 days.
    My experience is, regardless of distance, you don't get your trail legs until the day before you reach...
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    Amen brother to that. It is all about gear...

    Amen brother to that. It is all about gear management!
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    NY Campsites??

    Looking for places to camp/stay between Bear Mountain and RPH Shelter. AWOL shows the bridge at 1405 and RPH at 1430 and only a campsite (Hemlock Springs) at 1407. 23 miles is a bit of a stretch...
  21. parking at/near Bear mountain/Harriman Park Bridge

    Any free parking (10-14 days) near the Hudson River bridge on the south side? Thanks to you old heads in advance.
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    perrymk, unable to reply to nitification. please...

    perrymk, unable to reply to nitification.
    please email me at [email protected]
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    VA and PA Covid-19 travel restrictions

    Am looking to section hike either VA or PA this April/May.
    Saw where the AT Conservatory ADVISED hikers to postpone/delay hikes for the time being.
    Given I have received my second vaccination, I...
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    I for one agree with the old military axiom...

    I for one agree with the old military axiom "Plans are useless; planning is invaluable".
    I actually get almost as much fun out of planning a section hike as I do the actual hike. But like a...
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    Also, if adding to the north, you have a good...

    Also, if adding to the north, you have a good resupply ay Daleville/Troutville. . .
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