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    I love the smell of discord in the morning. All...

    I love the smell of discord in the morning. All Hail Lone Wolf---he's got it right. Slumgum's comment "It is just walking until you are run over by a moron powering downhill . . ." --What? In 40...
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    My Icefall is one step below the Rock and...

    My Icefall is one step below the Rock and Ice---with 15.3 ozs of down vs 20 ozs---but very few backpackers will carry such jackets---as they are way beyond puffy jackets in warmth---but if you really...
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    45885 Man, I hear ya brother. I have the FF...

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    Man, I hear ya brother. I have the FF Icefall parka and it's the Daddy to the newer Khumbu parka.

    Here I am in my Icefall during a cold trip on the BMT---

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    When you need some...
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    I do all my trips in the same area where you...

    I do all my trips in the same area where you "thought there was a chance that I might die." I think that's why my trail journals are so . . . uh . . . weird and twisted.

    Pretty much all of...
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    I know, and I was hoping to see some in-depth...

    I know, and I was hoping to see some in-depth November backpacking trip reports about some lucky guys outdoors and not online.
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    But it won't be fun. Here's a typical Brush Mt...

    But it won't be fun. Here's a typical Brush Mt blowdown . . . on the actual trail---
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    A crew of high school kids backpacked down Brush...

    A crew of high school kids backpacked down Brush Mt last year and got lost and had to bushwhack down off the trail to South Fork Creek and popped out on the SF trail.

    The Brush trail is sandwiched...
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    New ones are up now.

    New ones are up now.
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    Thanks for bringing up Brush Mt---a Citico trail...

    Thanks for bringing up Brush Mt---a Citico trail which is a whole other ball of wax from all the other Citico trails. Every time I backpack Brush I put up new ribbon from top to bottom---and the...
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    I put no importance or distinctions between...

    I put no importance or distinctions between thruhikers or section hikers or even dayhikers. We're either outside backpacking or we're not. We're either backpacking on this foot trail or that foot...
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    Sometimes I get a little turned around but in the...

    Sometimes I get a little turned around but in the pic you can see the "obvious" foot trail underneath all the crap. It's slow going of course but I carry Felco pruners on all my trips and cut as I...
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    Okay Madfarmer---I got your route--- ** Beech...

    Okay Madfarmer---I got your route---

    ** Beech Gap Entrance/54A South to Bob Bald.
    ** Seven Mile Ridge (what is also called Trail 53) East to Hangover Mt.
    ** Down Hangover Lead South to Big...
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    The actual Hangover overlook is higher than the...

    The actual Hangover overlook is higher than the overlook in my picture---significantly higher. It's off the spur trail in Saddle Tree Gap---Here's a pic of the real Hangover---You are looking...
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    And oh wait---there's another tricky switchback...

    And oh wait---there's another tricky switchback below Hangover Mt too---and it's right below Saddle Tree Gap/Hangover. The trail climbs gradually near the top and then doglegs sharply to the left at...
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    Do you have an online trip report or pics of your...

    Do you have an online trip report or pics of your Citico trip? I'd like to see it.

    It sounds like you got lost on the switchback going up to Hangover Mt on the Hangover Lead South trail from Big...
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    The Upper Slickrock #42 trail aka Nutbuster used...

    The Upper Slickrock #42 trail aka Nutbuster used to have this sign---

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    But someone ripped it off.

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    It also had this "Ballbuster" craved into a tree---until someone came out and...
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    Totally agree and concur etc. Buy quality once...

    Totally agree and concur etc. Buy quality once is the pertinent advice. There's one big ticket item that allows a backpacker to go out in the winter---a state of the art goose down sleeping...
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    I see it more like gonzo journalism---like he's...

    I see it more like gonzo journalism---like he's trying to be Hunter Thompson or Tom Wolfe.

    It's better than the usual AT trail journals and books: Example like this---"Me and Food Bolus reached...
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    Couldn't agree more. The OP's first mentioned...

    Couldn't agree more. The OP's first mentioned setup won't cut it. And the single CCF pad underneath is laughable. What does it offer? 2R? 2.5R?? Needs to be at least 5-6R underneath.



    The...
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    Question to the OP just for my education: Why...

    Question to the OP just for my education: Why not pull a four day backpacking trip instead of four days of dayhikes???? Really want to know.
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    Or a movie about Dewey Cox joining the Army.

    Or a movie about Dewey Cox joining the Army.
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    I started my backpacking career using a frameless...

    I started my backpacking career using a frameless pack---a canvas Yucca pack without the frame of course---

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    Yucca pack loaded up before a trip---1963.

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    Here's an internet pic of...
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    One time I was backpacking up Crowder Branch on...

    One time I was backpacking up Crowder Branch on the Citico side and ran into 17 or 18 Mormon backpackers pulling an intricate loop---
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    I highlighted my neck of the woods---Cohutta, Big...

    I highlighted my neck of the woods---Cohutta, Big Frog, Citico, Slickrock/Kilmer, Pisgah.

    First, let's start with Big Frog/Cohutta---which I can't believe you haven't already done since it's so...
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