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    What are you talking about? This is something I...

    What are you talking about? This is something I saw on facebook nothing more, nothing less.
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    Rain Jacket at Great Price

    Just saw this jacket today on Facebook. Supposed to weigh 5.9 oz and price is $29.95. Almost worth trying for that price.

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    Here's a breakfast drink mix I got from some...

    Here's a breakfast drink mix I got from some hiking friends several years ago. I like it. It can be pre-mixed the night before in your water bottle. One downside on a long hike is someone has to...
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    Go to the Mountains to Sea Trail blog by Pete...

    Go to the Mountains to Sea Trail blog by Pete Wetzel. It looks like a lot of his hikes were out and back.
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    The MST is almost 1200 miles in length, with...

    The MST is almost 1200 miles in length, with almost 700 of those miles on natural trail surface, unpaved road, beach, and greenway. The trail bypasses the city of Greensboro. From the city of...
  6. Got it. Send me an address and I'll mail it to...

    Got it. Send me an address and I'll mail it to you next week.
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    You can be rest assured that if I do shoot...

    You can be rest assured that if I do shoot someone in self defense I will use a criminal defense attorney of my choosing and won't rely on the sage advise of commenters on Whiteblaze.
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    I can't say you're wrong for giving this...

    I can't say you're wrong for giving this information as it relates to your State, but in North Carolina you will see it's very much different. I don't know of any jurisdiction in the United States...
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    Not exactly obvious to everyone. According to...

    Not exactly obvious to everyone.
    According to CNN you don't need to bring a shelter on an AT hike: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/travel-12-things-appalachian-trail/index.html
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    This was posted yesterday at around 4:00pm. Stop...

    This was posted yesterday at around 4:00pm. Stop speculating and read what the Sheriff from that jurisdiction has released.
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    [QUOTE=FreeGoldRush;2247250]Permethrin treated...

    [QUOTE=FreeGoldRush;2247250]Permethrin treated clothing works. Get the stuff that is designed to stick to clothes, such as Sawyer. Some people will treat clothes and gear with permethrin that is...
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    Is there too much technology on the Southern part...

    Is there too much technology on the Southern part of the AT right now? Yes. Maine? Not so much. I guarantee that if you hike the AT in Virginia during July or August you won't see much technology...
  13. Antigravitygear sil-nylon rainpants weigh from...

    Antigravitygear sil-nylon rainpants weigh from 4.8 to 5.6 oz and are on sale for 55.21. The sil-nylon is no problem since I don't hike in them except on really cold rainy days. Oversized so they...
  14. When you pass thru Hiawassee go to the Ingles,...

    When you pass thru Hiawassee go to the Ingles, get your resupply from Ingles supermarket, go to the post office in front of Ingles and mail yourself the resupply to the Fontana Inn. I think there...
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    That store has never had a lot of resupply. The...

    That store has never had a lot of resupply. The easiest thing to do is mail yourself a resupply from Hiawassee to the Fontana Inn. I think there is a charge if you don't stay there. I've done this...
  16. I'm going on a canoe trip down the Suwannee next...

    I'm going on a canoe trip down the Suwannee next week. We wanted to go earlier but the flooding was a big issue. We've now got permits for camping and reservations for the river camps which were...
  17. But they are actually in Florida and that's an...

    But they are actually in Florida and that's an actual fact. Deal with it, cause the orange industry in Florida ain't shutting down any time soon.
  18. I have walked on a trail and tossed my orange...

    I have walked on a trail and tossed my orange peel on the ground right off the trail. I was on the Florida Trail standing beside an orange tree with about 50 oranges rotting on the ground around me....
  19. The Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 works well for me as a...

    The Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 works well for me as a 1 person tent and would do well for an occasional two person tent. The one thing I don't like about the tent is the front opening entrance. That's...
  20. Here's what you are looking for. I can vouch for...

    Here's what you are looking for. I can vouch for the accuracy of these journal entries in early March.


    http://www.trailjournals.com/journal/entry/27376
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    I see that REI sells the Kelty Cosmic 0 degree...

    I see that REI sells the Kelty Cosmic 0 degree bag for $229.95 with free shipping. If you like everything about your Kelty Cosmic 20 except for the warmth factor maybe the 0 degree version would be...
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    I also sleep cold and have been using for several...

    I also sleep cold and have been using for several years a 0 degree Montbell bag for cold weather (30 degrees and below for me). On several trips on the Ga. AT it kept me toasty in early March. I...
  23. I found actual footage of a human's interaction...

    I found actual footage of a human's interaction with a bear and the outcome:
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    Math is good to know but I am so thankful for...

    Math is good to know but I am so thankful for taking Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 in high school. Not a day goes by that I don't solve my problems with a good old dose of Algebra. When you figure out...
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    Bill Bryson pretty much had his say about...

    Bill Bryson pretty much had his say about Gatlinburg in A Walk In The Woods and The Lost Continent.
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