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    The train may not be stopping there during the...

    The train may not be stopping there during the pandemic. If go to Pawling come out of the train station and walk on Charles Colmen blvd. to a four corners at West Dover Road. Continue straight on...
  2. This is what happens when an area is opened up to...

    This is what happens when an area is opened up to people unfit to use it.
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    You mean the area with the pine trees? I love...

    You mean the area with the pine trees? I love that spot.
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    No on mentions the group area at Fahrnstock. You...

    No on mentions the group area at Fahrnstock. You come right up to it at Dennnytown road. No walking the mile. Also there are a few spots along the way if you cannot make it there. I know the whole...
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    Judging from the picture it may have to do with...

    Judging from the picture it may have to do with haze or clouds. However, I have heard stories of "shadow people. but I think these things are more of a myth. I'll believe all of this when when I...
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    In this day and age you should be thinking about...

    In this day and age you should be thinking about sun clothing. Unfortunately you should get a sun shirt not made of cotton. I'm not a shill for a certain company but their sun shirts are good. Once...
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    Oh, and yes I've done hundreds of miles on the...

    Oh, and yes I've done hundreds of miles on the AT. However, you may notice what I have. If you're wearing pants you may notice sweat in the area around the replacements. Sometime I use a magnet in...
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    I've had both knees replace at the same time. I...

    I've had both knees replace at the same time. I got the better ones maybe because I told the doctor I was not going to be sitting around the house and I'm very active. Otherwise I'm good. One...
  9. I don't think so . It's more like 7-8 miles...

    I don't think so . It's more like 7-8 miles since I kind of do it as a yearly hike on Labor Day. I get to the HP visitors center around 1 am and hike in to the shelter.
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    Regarding pay phones. They seem to be relegated...

    Regarding pay phones. They seem to be relegated to the past since most people have cell phones. They won't maintain something that's not used much or remove it completely.
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    I forgot my spoon once when I was doing a...

    I forgot my spoon once when I was doing a weeklong trip. What saved me was an army surplus store that's no longer there. I tried to by a spoon at a Doller Tree in town but they had none. My last...
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    I don't know how it can be boring at all. You...

    I don't know how it can be boring at all. You are busy getting from one place to another. At the end of the day there are the chores (cooking dinner, setting up the tend, rinsing socks, etc.) ...
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    The shelters were great for a while, but with...

    The shelters were great for a while, but with homeless, vandalism and other things happening it would be better to eliminate them and just leave campsites in their place. Tents have gotten better...
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    I know a cheaper alternative. Tincture of bear...

    I know a cheaper alternative. Tincture of bear mother in law. Works every time.
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    From Google: Is DMSO harmful to humans? ...

    From Google:

    Is DMSO harmful to humans?

    When applied to the skin: Non-prescription DMSO is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Some non-prescription DMSO products might be "industrial grade," which is not...
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    Not so since if the nose gets clogged you will...

    Not so since if the nose gets clogged you will wake up gasping for air. That could cause even more problems.
  17. About sending the sleeping bag home. I cannot...

    About sending the sleeping bag home. I cannot count the times that I've encountered people like that. They tend to get a big surprise, especially in Va. I got surprised by a nor'easter in July no...
  18. Oops missed the post up above. Anyway, it works...

    Oops missed the post up above. Anyway, it works with a pad and if needed the poncho overhead.
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    I use an army poncho liner, If it gets cooler I just double it but only above.50. Anyone else?
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    It's the Slim Jim's. The only thing with a...

    It's the Slim Jim's. The only thing with a longer shelf life is Twinkies!
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    I've got bad news for you. I bought a lot for a...

    I've got bad news for you. I bought a lot for a 3 week trip to the Catskills in NY. It was a few weeks before the trip and they went funny and I had to throw them out.
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    Hey everyone. I had the same problem with the...

    Hey everyone. I had the same problem with the Mini mag, especially when the bulb went out at the wrong time. When the LED conversion kit came out I ran to get it.
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    LED's tend to fade with age so your's is normal

    LED's tend to fade with age so your's is normal
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    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two...

    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two somewhere.
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    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two...

    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two somewhere.
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