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    I hiked the CDT in 2009, so a lot has probably...

    I hiked the CDT in 2009, so a lot has probably changed, but I can answer some of these and let you know what worked for me. I'm older now, so my memory isn't what it used to be. :-)

    As I recall,...
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    I use the Hyperlite shoulder pouch. When it is...

    I use the Hyperlite shoulder pouch. When it is raining hard I put the phone in a freezer bag, squeeze out the air, and put that in the Hyperlite shoulder pouch.
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    I was also going to suggest ULA. They are great...

    I was also going to suggest ULA. They are great to work with if you reach out and tell them what you need. I use the Ohm but have also used the Circuit and Catalyst.
  4. Like-New MLD Prophet Backpack for sale

    This Mountain Laurel Designs Prophet backpack has been used on a handful of overnight trips and is in like-new condition without a scuff. I purchased it in December. The pack comes with 2 new hip...
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    I also wear fleece gloves and waterproof mittens....

    I also wear fleece gloves and waterproof mittens. I've found the mitts are often more waterproof than gloves (probably less seams).
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    Another side sleeper here. I also made the...

    Another side sleeper here. I also made the switch to a quilt if above 20 degrees. Below 20 and I go back to my mummy. I've tried the Enlightened Equipment quilt and the katabatic Flex. I was much...
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    Aeon Li For Sale - $470

    Bumping down to $425.

    Aeon Li - $470 I purchased it blemished, and it has a small hole in the floor the size of a small pea.

    I purchased it at the end of November for my BMT hike where it...
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    I have gotten Giardia twice (confirmed). There...

    I have gotten Giardia twice (confirmed). There was once it was suspected. When I was young I pushed through it with medication. This last time on the Colorado Trail was tough. I never used to...
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    I wear dirty girl gaiters with my trail-runners. ...

    I wear dirty girl gaiters with my trail-runners. They do a nice job keeping out annoying debris. If winter hiking or hiking off-trail I use OR gaiters. Unless it's really cold I mostly hike in...
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    Hi Yobo The Mariposa sold. I've updated the...

    Hi Yobo

    The Mariposa sold. I've updated the list below. Thanks for the inquiry.

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent condition. I'm happy to send any pictures...
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    Great info - thank you for the detail!

    Great info - thank you for the detail!
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    BMT "Must See's" on a Thru-hike

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    I'll be thru-hiking the BMT this year. I have a couple of questions for the group.

    What are your favorite towns/hostels/motels for resupply or town visits?

    Do you have any standout...
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    I hiked through there this August on a Monday...

    I hiked through there this August on a Monday morning around 9AM. There was very little traffic on the road, but the TH was pretty active. I went into Creede instead of Lake City, but I don't think...
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    I agree with most everything already stated above, but I'll throw in my two cents.

    The first time I started SOBO was in 1998 on June 1st. The Black Flies quite literally drove me mad, and the...
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    Hi - updating the list. The BA Copper Spur...

    Hi - updating the list. The BA Copper Spur Platinum 2P below is back on the market if anyone is interested. Thanks!

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent...
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    Hi - updating the list. Hi! Most of the...

    Hi - updating the list.

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent condition. I'm happy to send any pictures if interested. Shipping Included. Paypal. Thanks!

    SOLD -...
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    Good to hear! I hope you get to enjoy the...

    Good to hear! I hope you get to enjoy the Altaplex on many hikes! Thank you
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    Hi I'm female but use the 10 degree FF Lark...

    Hi

    I'm female but use the 10 degree FF Lark since I'm tall. It's one of my favorite sleeping bags. I always get a bag that is ten degrees less than what I expect the coldest temps to be since I...
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    Gear For Sale - Updated List

    Hi!

    Most of the gear below has very little use and is in excellent condition. I'm happy to send any pictures if interested. Shipping Included. Paypal. Thanks!

    SOLD - Zpacks Altaplex- $399 -...
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    I have a used Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 and a UL1...

    I have a used Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 and a UL1 for sale. The UL1 is like new and has only been used 5 nights. The UL2 has been used 10 nights. If you are interested, feel free to DM me. Thanks!
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    I think I have tried most every puffy out there. ...

    I think I have tried most every puffy out there. There are a lot of good ones. It is expensive, but I currently wear a Feathered Friends EOS. Although pricey, my last FF Helio that I bought in...
  22. I've worn a ULA Catalyst, Circuit, and Ohm 2.0. ...

    I've worn a ULA Catalyst, Circuit, and Ohm 2.0. I recently used an Arc Haul on my Colorado Trail Hike. It did not fit me well at all, but that may just be my frame. Many hikers swear by them. My...
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    Hi FamilyGuy What year did you purchase the...

    Hi FamilyGuy

    What year did you purchase the quilt? Thanks
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    I have an Arc Haul, and it is water-resistant, as...

    I have an Arc Haul, and it is water-resistant, as Zpacks states. It is not waterproof. I use a compactor bag in all of my packs since I hike long distances. I have not used a pack cover in years. ...
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    I wear a pair of OR Melody Sensor Gloves and then...

    I wear a pair of OR Melody Sensor Gloves and then layer over those, but don't really need to put anything over them unless it's really cold or raining. If raining, I have a pair of MLD Event mitts I...
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