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    If you use Facebook, I just saw a posting for a...

    If you use Facebook, I just saw a posting for a kids sleeping bag on the Bearfoot gear group. I think it was 50 dollars but don't remember the specs.

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  2. Ice cream place in Warwick NY

    Stop by the ice cream place in Warwick NY, just outside the NJ border and close to the trail. Well worth a visit (if you like ice cream).
  3. I concur with another comment about Wolfrocks. It...

    I concur with another comment about Wolfrocks. It is easy for many people but it is rock scrambling, scary if you don't like heights and scary if you don't rock scramble lots. I had to do a small...
  4. Thread: Neuropathy

    by NJdreamer
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    I think morton's neuroma is one form of...

    I think morton's neuroma is one form of neuropathy. Ice or cold water stops the pain, as does rest. I recently saw some exercises to help resolve morton's neuroma but haven't tried them. I have been...
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    Yes, I have a 0 degree quilt, purchased from the...

    Yes, I have a 0 degree quilt, purchased from the Facebook group Backpack gear from one of their admins, late in 2018. High quality, made in USA. The purple part in the middle is the compression bag,...
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    Yes, they offer parking and shuttles, but...

    Yes, they offer parking and shuttles, but shuttles mainly for those staying there before or after. I stayed there one night, parked there several days and they shuttled me twice.

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  7. Yes, the A doesn't belong. I was able to buy one...

    Yes, the A doesn't belong. I was able to buy one at less than full retail. That was my goal. Thanks.

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  8. Iso Big Agnes Copper Spur HVULA2 footprint

    Iso Big Agnes Copper Spur hvula2 footprint. If you happen to have an extra or even purchased it at the REI garage sale, and want to sell it, or know where I can buy it at a discounted price, please...
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    I use a 1 oz nalgene plastic bottle from REI,...

    I use a 1 oz nalgene plastic bottle from REI, with a screw on top. I put it in a small plastic bag just in case, but have had no leaks on 2 five day trips with lots of elevation changes.
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    Good to know. Thanks for sharing. If you decide...

    Good to know. Thanks for sharing. If you decide to sell them, try Whiteblaze.net, Facebook AT backpack gear groups and ebay.

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    I have returned from my trip to northern SNP, and...

    I have returned from my trip to northern SNP, and saw no bears. I stayed in 2 shelters in SNP, both with bear boxes, but could not open the one at Gravel Springs hut (nor could another camper there)...
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    Too late to provide help for this sale, but when...

    Too late to provide help for this sale, but when I sell I do estimate what I would pay and also the ease of selling it that way. Generally I only sell stuff at a gear swap that might not be perfect...
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    Bears in Shenandoah national park

    I read recent updates in Guthooks and ATC.org about bears in the hut areas of the Shenandoah national park. I will hang all smellables and food. Does anyone have any recent bear issues or information...
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    Don't see your family doctor. See a sports doctor...

    Don't see your family doctor. See a sports doctor so you can find out exactly what hurts and how to fix it (with stretches and other exercises). (This presumes you think it is just arthritis but...
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    I concur on the no alcohol, but include no drugs...

    I concur on the no alcohol, but include no drugs too, as there is a crowd that seems to like to indulge after hiking miles and miles. Perhaps limit to 1 night only, except for extreme weather. If you...
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    I am a section hiker, and stayed there in June of...

    I am a section hiker, and stayed there in June of this year. There were about 8 other backpackers in tents that night, and several people on his porch. I think he has purposefully been keeping it...
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    Go to https://thetrek.co Look for the...

    Go to https://thetrek.co

    Look for the Appalachian trail article, how I saved 2000 dollars on my gear...it will be down the bottom of the page. The article had suggestions that were new to me, and...
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    The most recent Trek posting has an article with...

    The most recent Trek posting has an article with many good tips on buying gear for less. There are many places to buy gear 2nd hand and save, but still be able to have good gear.

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    Just be aware that at least in the women's...

    Just be aware that at least in the women's version, the new Saloman speedcross trail runner shoe in wide width is narrower than the Ultra in regular width (3.5 inches vs 4 inches in women's). Very...
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    There was a Trek blogger who thru hiked in 2017,...

    There was a Trek blogger who thru hiked in 2017, and wrote about his fishing attempts. Maybe someone else remembers his name. He seemed to enjoy his attempts.

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    Wow. Hopefully you realized the issue before any...

    Wow. Hopefully you realized the issue before any major harm happened.

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  22. Share Ride or Shuttle Arden Valley Rd, Southfields, NY to Rt 301, Canopus Lake, NY

    I am looking to share a ride or shuttle to cover AT NY sections 7-10, from Arden Valley Rd, Southfields, NY (Tioria Lake area) to Route 301, Canopus Lake, NY for the shuttle on sometime July 25-28th...
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    I have been there 2 different times for section...

    I have been there 2 different times for section hikes. There is room for 10 cars, or more, but it fills up on nice weekends. I got help to park my car in between 2 trees in the lot. The one weekday I...
  24. Thread: Dalton Mass.

    by NJdreamer
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    I camped there for one night 2 weeks ago. There...

    I camped there for one night 2 weeks ago. There were about 10 backpackers there, some in tents, some on the porch, including one person in a hammock. He also was shuttling a few of them. I don't know...
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    Re pack cover, I use a compactor bag inside my...

    Re pack cover, I use a compactor bag inside my pack always and bring the rain cover if rain is expected and for long trips.

    My pack had a removable brain. I don't use it for 2 to 3 day trips, and...
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