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    cyber hiking works pretty well.

    cyber hiking works pretty well.
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    I second Tom Bradford.

    I second Tom Bradford.
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    This is the first I've heard of a possible...

    This is the first I've heard of a possible washout. If you don't live close enough to drive by personally, I'd suggest calling the forest service and see what they say.
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    I watched that. It made me cringe, especially...

    I watched that. It made me cringe, especially when the grubs went in their mouths and they crunched down on their heads. Oh gross! Just gross!
  5. The AT doesn't run in a straight line from...

    The AT doesn't run in a straight line from north-to-south. It goes in a northeasterly direction, which means in the South, the AT is further to the west than it is up north. In other words, "due...
  6. Duplication AND repetition? ;)

    Duplication AND repetition?

    ;)
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    Months ago, pre-Covid, I made an August...

    Months ago, pre-Covid, I made an August reservation at Carter Notch. I have yet to receive any email or other communication from them saying that my reservation is canceled. A few days ago out of...
  8. To expand slightly on what Traveler said, I just...

    To expand slightly on what Traveler said, I just want to put a little more emphasis on the fact that it's not just you that's aging. Your spouse is aging, and if there are parents alive, they're...
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    In case anybody missed it (like I did), the...

    In case anybody missed it (like I did), the forest service has reopened AT access points.
    May 21 news release

    Every evening when I get home I open the chicken pen, and there's a flood of hens...
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    We did a little weekend loop hike that included a...

    We did a little weekend loop hike that included a few miles of the AT in the Smokies. We met a group of 4 thru-hikers. They are traveling with two cars, using them for resupply trips, and also in...
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    Patman and Tipi, Thank you for the trail intel. ...

    Patman and Tipi,
    Thank you for the trail intel. Nothing like hearing from somebody who knows what they're talking about!
    Sounds like we're going to have at least one scratchy day. I think I'll...
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    Did not see very many, maybe 10 or 12 max, at...

    Did not see very many, maybe 10 or 12 max, at least half dayhikers, including one guy who had hiked the loop we're planning for next weekend. We'll drive in to Big Fat Gap (I hope the road is...
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    Over Memorial Day weekend we'll be doing a few...

    Over Memorial Day weekend we'll be doing a few miles in the Joyce Kilmer/Slickrock area, including 10-ish miles of the BMT. We went to the area a couple days ago to check it out (had heard that it...
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    Around 2060 on the AT, will finish this year. A...

    Around 2060 on the AT, will finish this year. A few hundred elsewhere.
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    Cherokee National Forest is open. Facilities are...

    Cherokee National Forest is open. Facilities are still closed.
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    I used to get poison ivy much worse as an...

    I used to get poison ivy much worse as an adolescent (or maybe the poison ivy in Oklahoma is more virulent). Nowadays if I know I've been in it, I can usually resist those first itches and in a day...
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    That is interesting. My husband is a mechanic. ...

    That is interesting. My husband is a mechanic. I wonder if he knows about that.
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    I hope you enjoy your trip Gambit. May be the...

    I hope you enjoy your trip Gambit. May be the bugs be few, and the winds light. We'll be up there in Aug/Sept.
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    National Forests are not closed, at least not in...

    National Forests are not closed, at least not in Tennessee. We hiked a bit in the Cherokee NF near Greeneville TN several days ago. Camping areas and facilities were closed, gates locked, but...
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    ^Stealing this! LOL Last weekend we explored...

    ^Stealing this! LOL

    Last weekend we explored in Cherokee NF near Greeneville TN. Hiked to a nice waterfall. It was nice to get out for a change, and visit new places, but I'm really looking...
  21. It's not just bears. We left fresh clothes and...

    It's not just bears. We left fresh clothes and food resupply in a rental car at a road crossing in Maine 2-3 years ago. When we arrived at the car just 4-5 days later, MICE had gotten into the...
  22. I will. Thanks for the reminder.

    I will. Thanks for the reminder.
  23. I have a few [expired] Plaquenil pills left from...

    I have a few [expired] Plaquenil pills left from a prescription several years ago for cutaneous lupus. I'm going to hold onto them just in case...
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    We're not doing a thru. Our section hikes for...

    We're not doing a thru. Our section hikes for the year are scheduled in August, September, and November. Hoping everything is cleared up by then, and we can move on to whatever the "new normal"...
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    I suggest you bring a sheet and pillowcase for...

    I suggest you bring a sheet and pillowcase for the huts. A little bit of weight, but it's nice to separate your funk from everybody else's. ;)
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