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    Thanks again to everyone for the very helpful...

    Thanks again to everyone for the very helpful information. Happy trails, LoneStar
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    Will certainly try and stop at the Green Mountain...

    Will certainly try and stop at the Green Mountain House. Thanks for the invitation.
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    Final Section: Bennington VT to Mt. K

    This will be my last section hike of the AT, about 580 miles. I hope to start from Bennington, VT and finish at Mt. K. I plan on starting on or about 5-7 August 2019 (after
    black fly season).
    This...
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    Thank you all for the updates and...

    Thank you all for the updates and recommendations. Have my micro-spikes and water shoes. The pack is about 10 pounds heavier than even my heaviest AT re-supply day but our
    first leg will be 10 days.
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    Thank You

    Thank you both for the quick responses, very useful information. Will certainly bring micro spikes. Will of course continue to monitor the snow pack. Good recommendation on early morning river/stream...
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    Snow Pack Concerns - 26 July

    All,

    My apologies if this is too basic a question. We have already looked at the current snow pack situation on the southern part of the trail, 180% of normal. We have a 26 July start from...
  7. DavidNH, Thanks for the helpful information...

    DavidNH,

    Thanks for the helpful information and for responding so quickly, sounds like sound advice.

    Colorado_Rob

    We traded some posts last year about getting to the Colorado Trail start...
  8. Vermont Section Hike Start o/a 15 May - Your Thoughts

    All,

    I did my last 600 mile section and got off in Bennington, VT in early May. I am considering doing the last section this year and starting out on 15 May give or take a day or two. Will the...
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    I remember Parkside and Nutty. Nutty was a cute...

    I remember Parkside and Nutty. Nutty was a cute little mutt that everyone fell in love with and Parkside adopted. Parkside waited with me while the owner of another dog came by to pick her up. I...
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    The Aborigines used to sleep with a dog on a cold...

    The Aborigines used to sleep with a dog on a cold night; an especially cold night was a "three dog night." Is there a valuable prize to be collected for the correct answer?
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    Thanks for the excellent recommendations. Lots...

    Thanks for the excellent recommendations.
    Lots of us old farts on the Camino. One of the things I found a little odd was that the bars in Spain played a lot of American "oldies." English is also...
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    Sorry...forgot to mention that I used his guide...

    Sorry...forgot to mention that I used his guide for my recent spring hike of the Camino Frances, very helpful. Spring and fall are probably the best times to go. Summer on the maseta can be pretty...
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    The John Brierly book is pretty good and was...

    The John Brierly book is pretty good and was updated in 2014. Ivar has a Camino Web site that has all kinds of very helpful information on the Camino including a download listing all current...
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    Now this might even be too much and if it is, no...

    Now this might even be too much and if it is, no worries. I will be leading a group of 5 from Texas to do the CT. We fly in on 15 July and hit the trail on 16 July. I'm thinking we'll follow the...
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    Buzzard, Will probably do Hadrian's Wall or...

    Buzzard,

    Will probably do Hadrian's Wall or the Camino at that time instead. If Hadrian's, it won't be until May; the Camino in late April. Won't do both this year. Have to leave something...
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    All, Thanks for the feedback. I'll push off...

    All,

    Thanks for the feedback. I'll push off the final leg of the AT until late summer 2015.

    Happy trails,

    Lone Star
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    Vermont to Maine: Start o/a 15 April

    All,

    I've got the last section of the AT yet to complete. I stopped in Vermont in early May last year and would like to pick back up out of Burlington around 15 April. I suspect it will be...
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    Bear Canister vs Bear Bag on the CT

    All,

    An AT friend of mine, who has also posted in this forum, went without a bear canister for his thru hike of the CT this summer. I'm leading a small group for a July start and was wondering...
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    Thank you both for the generous offers. I will...

    Thank you both for the generous offers. I will definitely contact you as the date get nearer.
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    Colorado_Rob, What a generous thing to do! ...

    Colorado_Rob,
    What a generous thing to do! Will contact you closer to our departure date in case you are free.
    Lonestar
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    All, Thank you for the very helpful...

    All,
    Thank you for the very helpful information and for responding so quickly.
    Lonestar
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    Sorry all, just found the travel information on...

    Sorry all, just found the travel information on the end to end guide posted on this very same Web site:


    Airport bus “Skyride” to Market Street Sation ($10) -
    walk to nearby lightrail station...
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    Getting from DIA to Waterton Canyon

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    Did just look at the Denver RTA site trying to figure out how to get to the trailhead in Waterton Canyon from DIA. Can anyone help me through this maze and suggest the best way? My...
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    Stillatit, you are very welcome Grampie, I...

    Stillatit, you are very welcome

    Grampie, I actually did stop there. It was on the second day of some pretty heavy rain. I was only going to go 16 miles to a campsite but did not want set up in...
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    Correction, Saint Mary of the Assumption is in MA...

    Correction, Saint Mary of the Assumption is in MA not Conn.
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