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    Had an epidural, trying to quiet down a pinched...

    Had an epidural, trying to quiet down a pinched nerve that's giving me a lot of leg pain. Still hope to return to the trail at the end of April.
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    I used Crocs for a 600 mile section, probably...

    I used Crocs for a 600 mile section, probably will again when I continue. Might have to check out those lighter weight Walmart knock offs.
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    Glassman, you are definitely not crazy. I can...

    Glassman, you are definitely not crazy. I can relate. I attempted the thru hike NOBO from Springer last year. I had to return home after 574 miles due to an injury. After a complete hip...
  4. If this were true, almost anyone could do it. ...

    If this were true, almost anyone could do it. It's a lot more than just walking.:)
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    At home, I read almost exclusively on a Kindle...

    At home, I read almost exclusively on a Kindle Fire. On the trail, I carried only two electronic things, an iPhone 6+ and an extra battery pack. The phone did everything and the screen was plenty...
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    Lots of great advice here. Personally, I have a...

    Lots of great advice here. Personally, I have a thing about having clean socks. During my 2016 AT hike, putting on a clean pair almost every morning was a such a treat that I accepted the extra...
  7. Thread: Time Limit

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    My start date was March 18th. I recall several...

    My start date was March 18th. I recall several cold, snowy, high wind nights, frozen water bottles in the morning, etc. Having said that, I wouldn't hesitate to start again on that date. The snow...
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    Late Season Hiker Numbers?

    I was forced to suspend my NOBO thru-hike after almost 600 miles due to an injury. As a result, Iíve had hip replacement surgery. Iím considering continuing my hike starting in mid-September with...
  9. Great job putting this all together; it'll be...

    Great job putting this all together; it'll be very handy.
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    I'm starting on the 18th from Springer. Say hi...

    I'm starting on the 18th from Springer. Say hi as you pass me by. ;)
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    I've only ever used rubber tips and they have...

    I've only ever used rubber tips and they have done the job for me. They are quieter and I'll have a spare set in my pack.
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    Trail Name: Glider NOBO Plan has changed, was...

    Trail Name: Glider
    NOBO
    Plan has changed, was to start on Mar 23, now starting Mar 18
    I'm tried of training locally, figure I can train just as well on the trail.
    Approach Trail - no
  13. CedarKey, I share many of the same motivations...

    CedarKey, I share many of the same motivations that you have listed. In my youth, growing up in northern NH, I day-hiked many (most) of the New England peaks. If I had had a bucket list when I was...
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    Poll: Carbo, we're about the same age and I've been...

    Carbo, we're about the same age and I've been having those same thoughts as my departure date nears, but there's no way I can talk myself out of this adventure.
  15. Not my style either, but it's a cute quote. I've...

    Not my style either, but it's a cute quote. I've been researching and training now for 4-5 months. Doing the whole trail has been in the back of my head since I was a kid growing up near the trail...
  16. "Throw a loaf of bread and a pound of tea in an...

    "Throw a loaf of bread and a pound of tea in an old sack and jump over the back fence." — John Muir on expedition planning
  17. I thank all who contributed to this thread. ...

    I thank all who contributed to this thread.

    I’m 66. I’ve day-hiked probably way more than 1000 miles, but I’ve only slept on the ground a few times. I’ve read eight books on the AT experience...
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    I spent quite a bit of time trying to choose the...

    I spent quite a bit of time trying to choose the best approach for doing a lot of writing - I'll be writing sort of a memoir. In the end, I've decided to go "high tech." I'll do my communications,...
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    Trail name: Graeagle Direction: NOBO Start...

    Trail name: Graeagle
    Direction: NOBO
    Start Date: Mar 23
    Approach Trail: Probably, unsure
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