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    Good points traveler. The "mental weight" of...

    Good points traveler.
    The "mental weight" of potentially being short on water outweighs the extra 2 lbs of carrying more in many cases. We've all had different times where we've had to ration water...
  2. Sounds like the 16 mile day may be a bad idea. ...

    Sounds like the 16 mile day may be a bad idea.
    Bringing the packs with only a few meals required shouldn't be too burdensome. I would think that would be much more enjoyable
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    If water is readily available and there are...

    If water is readily available and there are multiple sources coming up, I will carry 1L or less and generally not worry about it much. On hot summer days in dry areas it becomes more of a challenge...
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    If you're getting a 3 season bag, there's a few...

    If you're getting a 3 season bag, there's a few generalities that will help you get an idea what you're getting into:
    - many people start with a heavy synthetic bag that is pretty inexpensive. It...
  5. Yeah, that is expensive. That's what I would...

    Yeah, that is expensive. That's what I would expect to pay for a cab, or a touch less. Reasonable? Could be perfectly reasonable rate for that driver.

    Based on the shuttle ads, there are others...
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    Good stuff. I applaud you for taking the rising...

    Good stuff. I applaud you for taking the rising bear concerns seriously and hauling a couple extra lbs. On hikes and canoe trips near where I live, almost everyone hangs properly, and it is no doubt...
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    Yes, they are marked for the straps. I use the...

    Yes, they are marked for the straps. I use the straps fairly often, and it matters for that
    I agree that it is annoying to look for the L/R on the strap (mine are also faded badly at this point), so...
  8. teahorse would almost certainly take it. Either...

    teahorse would almost certainly take it. Either inside, or they had a locked shed for bikes that could work
    Even if you don't end up staying there, they would likely for a modest fee
  9. Yes, the experience of being totally unplugged...

    Yes, the experience of being totally unplugged for days is one that I think people should experience at least a few times. My daughter did when she was younger (ie: when I carted her places!), but...
  10. No doubt. I live in Canada, and I love hiking in...

    No doubt. I live in Canada, and I love hiking in the states where I can legitimately tell people I won't be answering phone/text for a long stretch because it's too expensive.

    I noticed this...
  11. Punching up info on Guthook would be similar to...

    Punching up info on Guthook would be similar to allowing a hiker to look at your printouts for a couple minutes to get information, and then you keep them.

    Sharing some info and distributing I...
  12. As a company, they should be happy that people...

    As a company, they should be happy that people share a lot of the info. It's great free advertising.
    I think that's why I bought the app in the first place. I was on a section hike and someone had...
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    Had the exact same thing happen. Was a sad...

    Had the exact same thing happen. Was a sad looking site with a huge swollen lip, but after a couple hours and a benadryl, all was well!
  14. That's just 1 scenario at the top. I agree with...

    That's just 1 scenario at the top. I agree with your last paragraph. Many scenarios
    It's unclear exactly how much of a premium is being added to the property since we don't know the appraised value...
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    haha. I can report that the audio pronunciation...

    haha. I can report that the audio pronunciation on the google translate app is also generally fairly accurate now. Although my wife gives me funny looks when I am practicing my phrases/pronunciation...
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    True. And having our cell phone in our pocket...

    True. And having our cell phone in our pocket makes it pretty easy when we stray into locations where someone knows zero English. If we have to go beyond the limited phrases/words we've learned, the...
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    If you want to do SNP, I would recommend tacking...

    If you want to do SNP, I would recommend tacking on the rockfish gap to highway 60 section to get closer to your 150 miles. It is an excellent section, and is a much quieter and more remote feel than...
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    Sounds like a cool trip. Although I am a bit too...

    Sounds like a cool trip. Although I am a bit too cheap/particular to do REI trips at this point, their trips and info are nicely outlined on their site and I will go back for some inspiration and...
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    This is true, but hiking while carrying a lot of...

    This is true, but hiking while carrying a lot of extra body weight is likely adding much more difficulty than 1-2 lbs of added gear weight. 13.4 lbs base is a respectable pack and it's light enough...
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    Rental can be a good idea. It's not great for...

    Rental can be a good idea. It's not great for sleeping bags (cleanliness, price, bulk), since you can get a synthetic starter bag pretty cheap and resell it if you move on
    Tent/cooking gear and...
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    It was going well until his free laborers didn't...

    It was going well until his free laborers didn't show up to make him a hearty trail breakfast, causing him to quit. Joking... but I also wouldn't mind knowing if he found anyone that actually wanted...
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    Generally, you should be fine if you're in good...

    Generally, you should be fine if you're in good shape, you have a reasonable pack weight, and all goes well.
    But there are some variables that can throw you off or the mileage can be more difficult...
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    IMO bear boxes should be standard as part of a...

    IMO bear boxes should be standard as part of a shelter in any well trafficked area, and many areas are moving toward that
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    The vermont rules seem reasonable. Hang...

    The vermont rules seem reasonable.
    Hang appropriately or use a bear box or canister.

    Bear boxes are currently installed at:

    Seth Warner Shelter
    Goddard Shelter
    Kid Gore Shelter
    Story...
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    tents that are used for 1 and "manageable" for 2...

    tents that are used for 1 and "manageable" for 2 but are way too tight aren't often worthwhile for 2 people (you might hate it after awhile and want more space). How heavy is the tent your bf...
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