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    Get the 50-state highpoint bug (or 49 if you...

    Get the 50-state highpoint bug (or 49 if you don't want to get into mountaineering) ! We did, finished the 50 on Kansas (Mount Sunflower, no one on record had finished the 50 there) a couple years...
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    If you don't mind spending (quite!) a bit more,...

    If you don't mind spending (quite!) a bit more, like around 3 bills, consider the wild ideas berikade series.... significant weight savings, the equivalent model in volume to the BV500 is about 10...
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    Yeah, most of this. I planned on a half an AT...

    Yeah, most of this. I planned on a half an AT when I retired, which I almost did (950 miles, springer to front royal, April-May) and found that those 2-ish-months was my absolute limit for one...
  4. The trouble with this new trail "standard" (which...

    The trouble with this new trail "standard" (which I agree, is very common, almost like current hikers are in uniform with it), is that it is not quite enough water capacity for maximum flexibility on...
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    Thanks for all that info, including the Sunrise...

    Thanks for all that info, including the Sunrise grill info Shutterbug.

    We hit the trail at Reflection Lake next Monday morning (8/19), going clockwise, finishing the following Monday, resupplying...
  6. Very well said! Looking forward to stopping by...

    Very well said! Looking forward to stopping by UGP shelter when we pass by in a few weeks, as I skipped it on my first AT hike (a series of 4-7 week LASH's, I personally am not capable of a 4-5...
  7. Thread: dry milk

    by colorado_rob
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    Great stuff, Nido. Lots of nutrients, and...

    Great stuff, Nido. Lots of nutrients, and fantastic calorie/ounce properties, PLUS tastes great. We go through a couple of big cans every year, mixing it with all sorts of trail food.
  8. Interesting.... I never associated the two...

    Interesting.... I never associated the two things, but of course, duh, makes sense! I read the LOTR first as a teen (and the hobbit), then re-read the entire suite of books many times throughout...
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    Yeah, the mind boggles, but you could be worth a...

    Yeah, the mind boggles, but you could be worth a billion bucks (asset wise) and still get a full subsidy from the ACA if you income is in the low 30K range.

    In other words, just like rmitchell...
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    Just to reiterate what has already been said,...

    Just to reiterate what has already been said, those of you who will have low income in 2020 REALLY should look into the healthcare.gov ACA system for 2020. Chances are you could have decent coverage...
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    Is anyone seriously considering NOT treating...

    Is anyone seriously considering NOT treating their DT socks with permethrin because of some vague reference to maybe some slight degradation to sock life? Sure hope not, those New England ticks can...
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    Kinda thought so. Good luck and enjoy!

    Kinda thought so. Good luck and enjoy!
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    I always have treated my DT socks with...

    I always have treated my DT socks with permethrin, for obvious reasons. All I know, not being able to compare with untreated ones, is that two pair of treated DT socks will last an entire AT hike,...
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    My wife and I are 100% GuacOholics, it's a...

    My wife and I are 100% GuacOholics, it's a serious addiction.... and the stuff we make from scratch is pretty darned tasty. BUT, we did try that AlpineAir freeze dried stuff, pretty darned good...
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    Yeah, kinda this, except the "fear" part. When I...

    Yeah, kinda this, except the "fear" part. When I backpack with my wife, even sharing a stove, filter and tent, first aid and misc common gear, I always carry more weight than when solo, if only a...
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    Coupla points, not meaning say anything...

    Coupla points, not meaning say anything negative...

    First, wow, what a great trail. I plan on repeating it soon for my wife's benefit. Nothing but very fond memories. Sure, a real butt-kicker...
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    I'm gone most of September, hiking in NH and...

    I'm gone most of September, hiking in NH and Maine along the AT, but I should be home on or about Sept 26th, holler at me via PM if anyone finishing the CT in Denver needs a ride from Waterton t/h to...
  18. Another vote for the Southbound option.... my...

    Another vote for the Southbound option.... my very first hike on the AT was a 42-ish miler southbound into Damascus, marvelous trip, I did 2 nights, averaging 14 miles per day. Can't remember my...
  19. Well, as a fellow 63 year old, it just so happens...

    Well, as a fellow 63 year old, it just so happens I'm heading there next month to "do" Maine for my third time. Can't wait! Tough = fun and satisfying ! As I said earlier, tough for me =...
  20. There's subjective and objective difficulties.......

    There's subjective and objective difficulties.... For the objective ones, I think most folks agree, at least those who have actually hiked the trail, that the Whites and western Maine (or southern...
  21. We were told to bring our cache in a 5-gallon...

    We were told to bring our cache in a 5-gallon bucket.
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    One town not listed for the NJ section is Port...

    One town not listed for the NJ section is Port Jervis, which is actually in NY, but the trail in NJ is only a few miles from town. If you get to the road crossing during "business" hours, there is a...
  23. Thread: Colorado?

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    Here's how you get a list of shuttles; you email...

    Here's how you get a list of shuttles; you email the CTF and they will send you the list. Good luck to you!

    https://coloradotrail.org/traveling-the-ct/shuttlers-and-angels/
  24. Nope. Ya don't.... Look how long I too to...

    Nope. Ya don't.... Look how long I too to respond to your claim of being lazier..... Maybe that's one reason we all like this long distance hiking thing. Perfect for lazy people. All ya gotta do...
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    When I first saw this thread, I was confused,...

    When I first saw this thread, I was confused, because nowhere is the location of this place mentioned? then, duh, I saw Crazy Larry is from Damascus.

    We might be hiking through there late in the...
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