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    Uber or Lyft in Erwin

    Does anyone know if Uber or Lyft is pretty reliable in Erwin, TN? I am ending a section hike there and want to make sure if I request and Uber or Lyft to get to the Asheville airport there will...
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    You took the words right out of my mouth. ...

    You took the words right out of my mouth. Lifetime warranty.
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    packing too much food and too much gear

    packing too much food and too much gear
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    I agree that southbound will be easiest. Bugs...

    I agree that southbound will be easiest. Bugs are very bad in June/July. I would spray all your clothes with permethrin and bring a head net for some of the lower lying areas. Expect few...
  5. Thread: In camp shoes

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    I have croc knock offs called Waldies. Not sure...

    I have croc knock offs called Waldies. Not sure where they came from, but I bought them at Mountain Crossings.
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    Have you guys tried bagging your own in liter...

    Have you guys tried bagging your own in liter freezer ziplock bags from the #10 cans? I have done that. It is an economical way to buy Mountain House.
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    I buy saline eye drops at the drug store and dump...

    I buy saline eye drops at the drug store and dump the water out. Then pull the cap off and refill with whatever you want to put in it. Put the dropper cap back on and then the screw cap.
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    I just stuff mine into a ziplock bag. I use...

    I just stuff mine into a ziplock bag. I use z-line that seems less likely to tangle than para cord.
  9. Like others, I use a piece of polycro that I got...

    Like others, I use a piece of polycro that I got from Gossamer Gear. I just use rocks or whatever to hold the corners down and rely on my tarp to keep it all out of the rain. Anything important,...
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    I always wash mine with unfiltered water because...

    I always wash mine with unfiltered water because I know the next time I will be using it, I will be bringing water to a boil anyway. I wouldn't waste the sanitizer.
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    I did the exact same as Berserker. I just...

    I did the exact same as Berserker. I just carried all my food since I didn't want to go into Gatlinburg due to time constraints. I started at the NOC, however because that just happened to be where...
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    Toaks 115 mm and Snowpeak Soloist v1

    Does anyone know if the Toaks 115 mm titanium fry pan would fit on top of the snow peak mini solo (version 1) as a lid? I was thinking it would make a nice dual purpose piece if it did. The inside...
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    I would highlight that the hike reinforced your...

    I would highlight that the hike reinforced your ability to problem solve when given limited information, adapt to a constantly changing environment, persistence to follow through with a goal that is...
  14. Thread: The Smokies

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    It has pretty much all been said. Since you have...

    It has pretty much all been said. Since you have to put down specific shelters to stay at, I would recommend going a short distance earlier on with your hike northbound. The climb isn't as bad as...
  15. Thread: Daypack help?

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    ULA fastpack or their new Photon....

    ULA fastpack or their new Photon. http://www.ula-equipment.com/product_p/photon.htm


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    The cool thing about ULA backpacks is they come...

    The cool thing about ULA backpacks is they come with a small zippered pouch you can use as a wallet when in town. Personally, I only carry my license, credit card and some cash. I could probably...
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    +1 ULA Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    +1 ULA


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    I would suggest you read Andrew Skurka’s book The...

    I would suggest you read Andrew Skurka’s book The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide. That will help you pick out gear and understand “systems.” ...
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    I would suggest a different bear bag line. ...

    I would suggest a different bear bag line. Paracord gets wet, sappy, tangled, etc. I used to use it and got tired of trying to untangle it every time I wanted to hang my food. I would roll it in a...
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    Body Glide every morning and wear compression...

    Body Glide every morning and wear compression shorts under your hiking shorts. I use underarmor our or exofficio. Additionally, at night, I generally wipe the nether regions with a baby wipe at bed...
  21. I hiked the Smokeys last year 10/23 to 11/1. The...

    I hiked the Smokeys last year 10/23 to 11/1. The weather was absolutely perfect. The only cold day was the morning we left the NOC. Beyond that, we never had a cold night and the days were...
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    Body Glide is what I use every morning when I...

    Body Glide is what I use every morning when I hike. At night I use an alcohol hand wipe or baby wipe to keep clean down there as well.


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    I remember a couple spots on the way up to...

    I remember a couple spots on the way up to Thunder Mountain that were short but steep. They were similar but not as steep or long as Albert Mountain.


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  24. Thread: JMT Footwear

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    Sorry. I meant the south side of muir pass ...

    Sorry. I meant the south side of muir pass


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  25. Thread: JMT Footwear

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    The only parts that are rough on the feet are the...

    The only parts that are rough on the feet are the areas where the park service has repaired the trails and put down baseball sized gravel that will eventually get worked in. The only natural
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