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    Something else to note when planning hikes in...

    Something else to note when planning hikes in Hawaii is that the conditions are way different than the mainland. Expect many trails to be much narrower, steeper, and more slippery. You can hike on...
  2. Thread: Shoe Spikes

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    Stabilicers, Yaktrax, microspikes--whatever you...

    Stabilicers, Yaktrax, microspikes--whatever you call them or whatever brand you choose--can be lifesavers. If you hike in winter weather, you should own a pair, and carry them with you if there's...
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    [QUOTE=stilllife;2276860]My wife needs a new down...

    [QUOTE=stilllife;2276860]My wife needs a new down puffy. What do you girls recommend for warmth down to the 20ís.

    Hi there -- Unless it's a holiday gift and a surprise, why don't you let her do...
  4. Water Availability in Maryland late August to mid September?

    Can anyone advise on water availability from Pen Mar, PA to Rockfish Gap, VA (southern end of Shenandoah National Park) in the late summer (mid August to mid-September)? I have trail guides and data...
  5. Hi -- I'm also watching this thread and hoping...

    Hi -- I'm also watching this thread and hoping travel and timing might work for me to join in, too. I'm an experienced backpacker (Colorado and AT sections in GA, NC, and TN). Don't know much about...
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    wc -- There's no telling what trail conditions...

    wc -- There's no telling what trail conditions will be like in early November; could be fabulous or one passing snowstorm could change everything. But who wants to haul a ton of backpacking gear on...
  7. Max Patch -- Thank you--exactly what I needed. ...

    Max Patch -- Thank you--exactly what I needed. Tailwind
  8. How Long Does it Take?

    More or less, how long does it take to get from Hartsfield Intl to the Dahlonega or Amicolola area? Looking at airport to MARTA through Atlanta and shuttle car from MARTA station. Appreciate any...
  9. Raining Fire in the Sky

    Have a backcountry permit to watch the Perseids from a site high in Rocky Mountain National Park. Unfortunately, it's been unseasonably rainy this July and August. Hope the nights clear up so we...
  10. longmile -- I'd recommend you check out the folks...

    longmile -- I'd recommend you check out the folks in and around Georgia who provide shuttle services. (See "Transportation" under the articles section of the WB home page. Ask them for prices and...
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    A not-to-be-missed experience if you're in Tokyo...

    A not-to-be-missed experience if you're in Tokyo is to climb Mt Fuji. It's such a unique and totally Japanese experience (especially if you hike up at night so you can watch the sunrise from the...
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    Hogpen Gap to Rocky Knob is a wonderful section...

    Hogpen Gap to Rocky Knob is a wonderful section for day or night hiking--lots of fairly wide, fairly rock- and root-free walking... Good luck!
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