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    I have had one old pole for years. A cork topped...

    I have had one old pole for years. A cork topped Klomperdell. It has held up very well. I just got the Black Diamond FL Z poles as a Christmas gift and I can't wait to try them out on New Year's...
  2. Hi Jill, when I was in Arkansas a few years ago...

    Hi Jill, when I was in Arkansas a few years ago getting my Gregory Deva (yeah, it is heavy) they actually had just fitted a person that needed an extended hip belt and had it hooked up to the Deva I...
  3. Please go to the female hiking forum and there is...

    Please go to the female hiking forum and there is a ton of information on this topic. A script to stop it does not always work. What you will find is alot of useful suggestions, choose what works...
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    I just saw this thread. I have biked the Katy and...

    I just saw this thread. I have biked the Katy and we camped. There is a really nice campground right next to the trail at New Franklin, west of Rocheport, and we also camped in Hartsburg in the park,...
  5. I have had a Gregory Deva 60 for six years? and...

    I have had a Gregory Deva 60 for six years? and it has held up well, so well, I can't justify the expense of a lighter pack. It is five pounds. I am taking it this weekend, but fortunately I have...
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    Life time glasses. Progressives for 15 years....

    Life time glasses. Progressives for 15 years. They slow me on steps going down and I slide them down my nose to compensate and sometimes on my head when it is steep. Like Cooker hiker when I have...
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    I took the time to read the thread and honestly I...

    I took the time to read the thread and honestly I cannot think of a time I got angry at a comment or offer of advice from a male hiker. I am 50 and short and get underestimated but I have also asked...
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    I am very careful about private chat. But then I...

    I am very careful about private chat. But then I am older. When I was doing the Superior a guy on the site from my state contacted me PM. He could not have been more helpful on tips or more...
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    yea,... I did not have that option at the place I...

    yea,... I did not have that option at the place I had the gift certificate. I have heard the Enlightened's are very good
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    I just got a Thermarest Ventra Down comforter...

    I just got a Thermarest Ventra Down comforter with a gift certificate that attaches to a sheet to go with my thermarest. It has a foot box. Supposed to be good at 40 degrees. I am an extremely hot...
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    I used none when young. Have used one fo 10 ...

    I used none when young. Have used one fo 10 years. Great for balance on the downs and over rocks. I never broke it. Took two to Yellowstone and Tetons last month but just used one since I need the...
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    My Kelty's have held up very well for years. They...

    My Kelty's have held up very well for years. They are heavy, but in good shape I can't get rid of them.
  13. Thread: Females only

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    Monthly visitor. Please pack it out. I had mine...

    Monthly visitor. Please pack it out. I had mine on our section. I had mine on every camp or hiking or bkining outing it was almost funny. Once you get over the initial gross factor it is no big...
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    A Season on the AT by Lynn Setzer A hard to find...

    A Season on the AT by Lynn Setzer A hard to find book but one of my favorites. Published in 1997 before Bryson book (which I like too because it is funny)
    A Walk for Sunshine by Jeff Alt
    Southbound...
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    I just watched that video. It was excellent....

    I just watched that video. It was excellent. Better than anything on the National Parks website. Thank you for posting.
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    Hobby, I just saw your post. Funny! One of my...

    Hobby, I just saw your post. Funny! One of my friends test spayed at the back end of a campsite and cleaned us out and all our neighbors too. The only thing left were the chipmunks still chewing on...
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    I just got back from hiking in the Tetons and...

    I just got back from hiking in the Tetons and Yellowstone. I spent 40 bucks on bear spray and could not carry it home on the plane and there was not a post office to ship it. No grizzles in Missouri...
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    What is her gear list? I am five one and heavier...

    What is her gear list? I am five one and heavier and carried 35lbs plus once and was miserable. AT section hike. If she can shave some weight off the load it will make the difference between a great...
  19. Thread: 50's Age Group

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    The ATC magazine did a great article on older...

    The ATC magazine did a great article on older female thru's a couple of years ago. I loved it. I can't try a thru until I retire at 55. I am good but I worry about my feet. I will be 50 next week....
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    Just saw the above post from another hiker. We...

    Just saw the above post from another hiker. We also used the shuttle, it was fine and on time. We were staying at one of the parks the first night and he even stopped so we could buy a six pack for...
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    Definitely take a camera. It is a beautiful hike...

    Definitely take a camera. It is a beautiful hike and I mean stunning views. Our group did the a 35 mile section to Grand Marais in September of last year. It was extremely wet and deep muddy so I...
  22. Thread: Europe Advice

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    Amsterdam is worth the trip.I initially did not...

    Amsterdam is worth the trip.I initially did not want to go there. We stayed in Haarlem, a very picturesque suburb about twenty minutes out by train and trained in two morning instead of staying in...
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    Terrible and awful to read. Unfortunately, people...

    Terrible and awful to read. Unfortunately, people ignore warnings. When I was at the Grand Canyon rim the night before our hike down, we saw a young couple that had ignored every warning sign and...
  24. Thread: Too Hot To Hike

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    It is cooking here in the midwest and so dry. I...

    It is cooking here in the midwest and so dry. I did go kayaking in Kansas last Saturday and wore a huge brim hat and sunscreen galore. Since I am in the middle of work, I go out every evening and...
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    I have done sections of the OHT and agree with...

    I have done sections of the OHT and agree with all above. The AT section we did was harder due to the very long ups and downs. The OHT is just beautiful though. Tim Ernst has the best guide. Check...
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