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  1. Link to NPR article from yesterday with good...

    Link to NPR article from yesterday with good summary below.

    "One factor the conservancy considered was that the pipeline would cross the trail 700 feet underground, and that the pipeline would...
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    Yes, that's just what I was thinking based on...

    Yes, that's just what I was thinking based on what I've been learning about GPS through this informative discussion.

    Before seeing your post, I was just about to send the following:

    Personally,...
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    Thanks, CalebJ, but I get that. As an analogy,...

    Thanks, CalebJ, but I get that. As an analogy, the high jump and the slam dunk are fundamentally different endeavors, but if you can high jump over 7', you're going to be capable of giving Vince...
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    Traveler - Thanks for sharing great wisdom there;...

    Traveler - Thanks for sharing great wisdom there; those are truly words to live by.

    4eyedbuzzard - I was hiking the AT near Stratton, ME, in July 2013, when I was surprised to see a man and his...
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    I don't know what kind of phone you got, but mine...

    I don't know what kind of phone you got, but mine does not display location data unless I pull up a map. My last phone had long/lat info on the compass page, my new one requires that I pull up a map...
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    Thanks for getting us back to the ballpark of a...

    Thanks for getting us back to the ballpark of a real, human conversation, 4eyedbuzzard, but I think you can safely presume that everyone reading this knows that northern GA isn't 'flat suburban...
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    When you look at your phone, you can see your...

    When you look at your phone, you can see your longitude and latitude. When you talk into your phone, you can tell the person on the other end of the line that information. How can I make my point any...
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    Mr. Noonkester SPOKE with 911. Most every phone...

    Mr. Noonkester SPOKE with 911. Most every phone has longitude/latitude on it. We're not talking pings here, we're talking about a conversation in which dispatcher presumably should have been able to...
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    Perfect summation, worth repeating again y again:...

    Perfect summation, worth repeating again y again: If you're not well prepared, experienced, and physically fit, February really isn't a safe time to start a thru-hike.
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    Sad but true, this is one for the ages,...

    Sad but true, this is one for the ages, especially if COD is weather/trail-related more than medical. Has anyone ever heard of a case like this with a hiker dying on the Approach Trail, and AFTER...
  11. Arkansas has some awesome, often overlooked...

    Arkansas has some awesome, often overlooked hiking trails and this is one of them! (Ouachita Trail is a gem also) June, July, and August, however, are definitely NOT the time to thru-hike, as large...
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