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  1. i hope not..last time we hiked the AT it rained...

    i hope not..last time we hiked the AT it rained the entire time....I was looking at the weather and it looked liked Saturday night and Sunday rain; so hopefully Friday and Saturday will be good.
  2. Thanks everyone.....how's the parking at dicks...

    Thanks everyone.....how's the parking at dicks creek? pretty safe to leave truck? Got someone picking me up at hogspen
  3. what about the cheese factory or another area...

    what about the cheese factory or another area that is not at a shelter. preferably good views
  4. we are actually staying in a tent around the...

    we are actually staying in a tent around the shelters...I don't like shelters either...lol afraid of rats.....
  5. november 9th hike from Dick's creek ga to hogs pen

    Getting ready to do this section next weekend. Anything in regard to must see or off trail hike or any suggestions on which shelters are the best to stay at. Any suggestions about water, etc will...
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    yea...now i've got to try to plan to go from...

    yea...now i've got to try to plan to go from hogpen to dicks...I've got the fever as it was an adventure that was pretty hard but I enjoyed the challenge.
    Got to look at schedule and try to complete...
  7. Thread: Chiggers

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    i think its the logs around the fireplace where...

    i think its the logs around the fireplace where we sit and eat...the poncho seems like a good idea along with some of the deet and permethrin...thanks
  8. can you send link for the coverup roll...i saw...

    can you send link for the coverup roll...i saw leuko p tape....and others..want to make sure i try the right stuff...thanks
  9. Thread: Chiggers

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    i will look for those....i did wear long pants...

    i will look for those....i did wear long pants and kept my shirt tucked in.....they are a pain.
  10. Thread: Chiggers

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    Chiggers

    Does anyone have problems with these critters...I get them everytime I hike in the woods...either on my feet or waistline. This last time I did not get any on my feet as I kept my socks on the entire...
  11. Blisters on the bottom of big toe and metatarsal head

    I have tried all kinds of boots, socks, and such but always get blisters on my feet. I put mole skin on these areas and it helps but each day the blisters get worse of course with walking and...
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    the biggest issue with ramon noodles is the...

    the biggest issue with ramon noodles is the sodium content..so either put half the packet in or none at all.
  13. just returned this past week springer to hogspen...

    just returned this past week springer to hogspen gap and very few bugs....a few mosquitios but not many....it's the chiggers you have to worry about...I picked up a few of them.
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    ok...I am out of the woods and wanted to update...

    ok...I am out of the woods and wanted to update all of you on our trip. We started out as planned and got just short of woody gap on the 2nd day from Hawks Shelter. The weater was pretty nasty with...
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    wow...thats looks like a cool place....thanks for...

    wow...thats looks like a cool place....thanks for the link. and all the info...see you soon.
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    so sorry to hear about cooper...been there and...

    so sorry to hear about cooper...been there and done that....so sad....
    ok..no bug stuff and I have already removed some stuff that weighed about 2lbs...(letting my husband carry the pnut butter) and...
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    ok maptester.....maybe we will run into ...

    ok maptester.....maybe we will run into you....and you aren't kidding about pricey stuff...I didn't think my food weighed that much as it is so thin in the ziplocks but plan on weighing each...
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    ok...getting closer to my hike and I loaded up my...

    ok...getting closer to my hike and I loaded up my pack last night. It weighed 30lbs without my 2L platypus reservoir. Which will add roughly 4lbs...I was hoping to get my pack to 25-30lb total. I...
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    Thanks..I just spoke to Josh and how nice of a...

    Thanks..I just spoke to Josh and how nice of a guy. going to make reservations for one night and have them shuttle us to springer...that way our truck is in a safe place and i don't have to worry...
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    Hiker Hostel in Dahlonega

    could someone provide for me the hostel in dahlonega. I want to stay there one night then get a shuttle to springer. Or possibly drive to springer to FS 42 if someone could comment on how to get to...
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    so how many days did it take you..

    so how many days did it take you..
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    hey AO2134, where is preaching rock; is that...

    hey AO2134, where is preaching rock; is that woody gap area; I could not find it on the map or book that I have.
    Thanks.
  23. Thanks for all the suggestions, I appreciate them...

    Thanks for all the suggestions, I appreciate them all...I have hiked the AT but never a multiple day hike...just a hike in and stay at a shelter and hike out....I will try to take a good variety but...
  24. October Hike from Springer Mnt to Dicks Creek Georgia/clothing

    my husband and I will be hiking from Oct 10th for 6 to 7 days. someone said be prepared for freezing so I am trying to see what type of clothing I should pack. I have pants that zip off below knee,...
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    all great suggestions....love some of the food...

    all great suggestions....love some of the food ideas.....and the wine...giddy up!!!! we once hung a bag that flying squirrels got into and ate most of our nuts so good to hear about a bag...
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