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    I've often wondered how outdated the warning...

    I've often wondered how outdated the warning about parking at the 19E trailhead is. I've also heard a few times but cannot verify that the warnings about parking started after certain...
  2. I parked in the Kroger parking lot under a light....

    I parked in the Kroger parking lot under a light. I've done it for a couple of weeks twice - no problems.
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    Park in the upper lot.

    Park in the upper lot.
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    I've been told it's the safest place to park on...

    I've been told it's the safest place to park on the AT. Supposedly - I do not know if this is true - the dam is considered a terrorist target and is patrolled not only by county and state LEO but...
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    There's also the public lot downtown on the other...

    There's also the public lot downtown on the other side of Main st. from the police department. I think this is the safest place in the area to park.
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    Of the entire ST I thought this was the...

    Of the entire ST I thought this was the sketchiest part. Hiking south, as soon as you cross the bridge and go into the woods that entire stretch along the river has lots of trash and when I last...
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    I didn't even know she was on the trail this year.

    I didn't even know she was on the trail this year.
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    My wife figured out what's different this year. ...

    My wife figured out what's different this year. We've shuttled 300+ hikers. So far not a single person from another country.

    We're missing the Europeans and Asians.
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    Laughing Hart Hostel in Hot Springs is where I'd...

    Laughing Hart Hostel in Hot Springs is where I'd start. If you're going north Nature's Inn is at Sam's Gap. We're in Erwin (hikershuttles.com). Standing Bear Farm to the south.
  10. I'm hiking that section next week. Guthook...

    I'm hiking that section next week. Guthook comments is saying that it's still closed.
  11. Thread: Phone apps

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    Every time I poop I feel like I saved $500 buying...

    Every time I poop I feel like I saved $500 buying some new cuben fiber thing. Also, using that same concept, not buying those 2 Snickers actually saves you $350 in lightweight gear.
  12. I'd recommend the Art Loeb trail in the Shining...

    I'd recommend the Art Loeb trail in the Shining Rock Wilderness but getting a shuttle can be difficult. Aside from that I second the 65ish mile section from Erwin to Hot Springs. It can be...
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    I'm in Erwin and my very unscientific guess is...

    I'm in Erwin and my very unscientific guess is we're at about 60-65% of pre-covid numbers for this time of year.
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    I don't carry the pump sack either - it doesn't...

    I don't carry the pump sack either - it doesn't make sense to buy an 8 oz Xlite and then add a pump sack to it. I've never had an old school valve fail either. '

    The only thing about the...
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    Neoair twist lock thingy

    On my last section my Neoair got a puncture. I fixed it with tenacious tape but ordered a new one anyway. This new one has a twist lock thing on the air valve. My first impression is that it...
  16. Give us a call.. 423-330-7416. ...

    Give us a call.. 423-330-7416. www.hikershuttles.com. The shuttle is $30.
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    You said it better than I did, thanks. For...

    You said it better than I did, thanks.

    For so many years I enjoyed hiking for months plus. Then I felt compelled to because dammit I'm a hiker. One day it dawned on me that I could just do...
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    I'm fairly burnt out on thru hiking long-long...

    I'm fairly burnt out on thru hiking long-long trails. The last few years I've hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail which is 165 miles. It's great in that it takes about 8 days including a zero and since...
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    Thanks. I did not check out Lickskillet and...

    Thanks.

    I did not check out Lickskillet and have no info on that one.

    Trent's didn't have freeze dried meals that I noticed. It was pretty slim pickings. I got a couple of burgers to go and...
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    Everybody gets a trophy!

    Everybody gets a trophy!
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    can't edit.. by 1 lb pack I mean a backpack that...

    can't edit.. by 1 lb pack I mean a backpack that weighs 1 lb.
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    Did I say weight distribution doesn't matter? ...

    Did I say weight distribution doesn't matter? No I did not. I also did not say not to buy UL gear until you lose weight first.

    What I am saying is that if you're overweight losing the weight...
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    Atkins to Pearisburg #2

    If anyone is interested according to Guthook I camped at

    Night 1. Mile 571.2. Dirt Road. Nice spot. Did have a truck drive up and turn around about dark. Good 4G Verizon service.

    Night...
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    Atkins to Pearisburg

    Finished this section again last Thursday.

    In general water was readily available at regular intervals. I don't think I went more than 10 miles without a water source - usually much less.
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    Watching hikers is an interesting thing.. ...

    Watching hikers is an interesting thing.. another big one is a bunch of UL gear and an extra day of food. Or hiking straight up a mountain with 2 liters of water when very clearly you're going to...
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