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  1. Thread: Parking

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    Parking

    Is it legal to sleep in your car overnight at trail parking areas in Georgia and North Carolina, south of Fontana Dam, if there is not a no camping sign posted?
  2. Up to date hourly forecast presidential range NH

    Anyone know of/have experience using a pretty reliable site to check current weather conditions for the white mt./presidential range along the AT in NH?

    I see they have a lot of sites for the top...
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    If you are carrying a cell phone you can always...

    If you are carrying a cell phone you can always use your camera in "reverse" as a mirror.
    I braid my hair in two loose braids but only braid my hair about half way down and leave the rest loose like...
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    I never considered bail out points and I guess...

    I never considered bail out points and I guess mistakenly assumed I would stop or backtrack if I needed to because of weather...I have the thru-hikers companion and the Guthook app but they don't...
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    Much thanks to everyone for taking the time to...

    Much thanks to everyone for taking the time to share.
    Such challenge and beauty to look forward to it seems!
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    New Hampshire miles/stops

    Would anyone who has hiked the AT through all of New Hampshire have the time to share where you stopped each night, how many miles you hiked each day, and if you were glad you stopped where you did?...
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    The Dady Brothers "A Little Road and a Stone to...

    The Dady Brothers "A Little Road and a Stone to Roll"
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    From what I remember from my section hike in that...

    From what I remember from my section hike in that area last August, hiking from Caledonia State park southbound to Harper's Ferry was a lot of flat or easy downhill hiking.

    But as you get a bit...
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    I made my own arm warmers using knee high socks. ...

    I made my own arm warmers using knee high socks.
    I just cut the tip of the toe area and a small hole for my thumb.
    I found them at Target..lots of colors and fabrics for less than $5 a pair.
    I...
  10. Thread: bug bivy/hut

    by wi11ow
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    I appreciate all the ideas.. Looks like the only...

    I appreciate all the ideas..
    Looks like the only one not available is the zpack hexanet. I see they have the UL tent as the recommended replacement.
    Now im wondering if I could just use the inner...
  11. Thread: bug bivy/hut

    by wi11ow
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    bug bivy/hut

    Does anyone have any experience carrying a bug hut/bivy to use in the shelters?
    Just wondering about recommendations for a lightweight and small footprint model?
    They don't appear to take up more...
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    I section hiked all of Vermont into NH the end of...

    I section hiked all of Vermont into NH the end of June-first week in July this year.
    The temperatures were comfortable with shorts and short sleeved shirt during the day and night.
    There was little...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Through Hiker Bubble

    Typically, where is the through hiker bubble the last week in June/first week of July?
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    So far I have only sectioned hiked the AT from NJ...

    So far I have only sectioned hiked the AT from NJ through lower Vermont and Shenandoah. I know what you mean about your excitement and focus on it!
    Have you considered Shenandoah National Park? It...
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    Thanks for all the information about the...

    Thanks for all the information about the different fabrics.
    Sounds like spending the extra $300 might not be worth it and that I'm not really missing out on anything major by sticking with a HG 0...
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    That is a benefit of section hiking..you can be...

    That is a benefit of section hiking..you can be out a few weeks and see what is or isn't working for you personally and adjust.
    I too have learned that my hammock only feels right for ME when I have...
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    I liked having Guthooks hiking guide app for my...

    I liked having Guthooks hiking guide app for my phone for my first bunch of section hikes.
    It was nice being able to use the GPS(when available) portion of it to reassure myself I was REALLY still...
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    egilbe, I have a torso length yeti for my...

    egilbe,

    I have a torso length yeti for my hammock and an exped 7 for my tent. I've used both systems but am pretty set on sticking with my tent set up for AT hiking, for now.
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    I'm not quite ready to give up hope on a quilt...

    I'm not quite ready to give up hope on a quilt just yet :)
    Anyone have any idea/experience with why the nunatak quilts of the same temp rating are pretty much $300 more than most other quilts?
    I...
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    I have an exped 7 with an R value of 4.9 I think....

    I have an exped 7 with an R value of 4.9 I think. The past two falls its been between 30-50 degrees at night, I've been on the ground vs hammock during those months and I was too cold.
    My feet,...
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    Hmmm, I'll try to better define "better" for me...

    Hmmm, I'll try to better define "better" for me personally...

    Things I like about my current Hammock Gear 20 degree quilt: I love the feel of the material and the cut and size of the quilt. I love...
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    Opinions about Quilts

    Does anyone have any experience/input on quilts...here are the details...
    I currently have a Hammock Gear 20 degree Burrow quilt which keeps me warm June-Mid September in my hammock or tent.

    I...
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    Long distance biking and kayaking trips,...

    Long distance biking and kayaking trips, completing the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, and the PCT are a few things I hope to be doing during and after I've seen all the white blazes.
    Helping with the...
  25. Thread: Books!

    by wi11ow
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    I love to read and have read at least 30plus...

    I love to read and have read at least 30plus books about the AT/PCT/CDT/etc. I'll have to say that there have not been any that I didn't like in some way or another.
    My favorites have been...
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