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  1. just ended up calling ron and he is going to pick...

    just ended up calling ron and he is going to pick me up at winding stair and drop me off so i can hioke back to my car.
  2. yeah just thinking of other options, logistics of...

    yeah just thinking of other options, logistics of this trip suck. I think it would be easier to just get dropped off at springer and buy a ticket home from maine ;)
  3. Does anyone offer to drive vehicle ahead?

    I'm looking to commemorate my 2 year trail start anniversary of my 2014 thru hike and wondering if there is anyone who drives cars further up the trail; instead of relying on a shuttle. I want to...
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    I know this is almost a year old; but, yes...

    I know this is almost a year old; but, yes nubbins did finish the trail.
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    makes sense, most of my money went to booze,...

    makes sense, most of my money went to booze, hotels and restraunts. The average resupply in the south cost me around $30-$40 in the north it was $50-$60. So in todays world you could probably do it...
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    Worrying about a schedule and mileage would be a...

    Worrying about a schedule and mileage would be a little crappy and stressful. But if you can continualy put out big miles and be okay with it then the more power to you.
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    1. What is your name/trail name:The Viking 2....

    1. What is your name/trail name:The Viking
    2. How old you were when you hiked the trail: 33
    3. What year it was when you hiked:2014
    4. What State are you from: Ohio
    5. How long did it take you:6...
  8. get a jetboil and be done with it; sure an...

    get a jetboil and be done with it; sure an alcohol stove is light but it takes forever to just boil water.
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    There is a great camp spot at the bottom of the...

    There is a great camp spot at the bottom of the priest across the road and footbridge on the left. Just before the priest if you are going NOBO there is an overlook to the right (NOBO) and a fun rock...
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    These are great ideas! I started the trail...

    These are great ideas!

    I started the trail with no other option than finishing. I had many legit reasons to quit but pushed on because I wanted to finish, no matter how much pain i was in i was...
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    check out this guys AT journal:...

    check out this guys AT journal: http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?id=408165
  12. Sticky: Have you seen the movie yet? I was on set and...

    Have you seen the movie yet? I was on set and there is a scene where backpackers are in front of a LNT booth learning about the principals. whether it makes it on screen is another story
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    just get a jetboil and be done with it, boiling...

    just get a jetboil and be done with it, boiling hot water in 90 seconds. I boil the water, put what ever i am cooking in the water,put the lid on. I wait 5 minutes and doneski!

    One of the small...
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    its fine just keep it in a waterproof ziplock, i...

    its fine just keep it in a waterproof ziplock, i saw atleast two people using theirs( paper white) all the way to katahdin.
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    I used both the copper spur and the fly creek on...

    I used both the copper spur and the fly creek on my 2014 thru. I preferred the copper spur over the fly creek because of the entry. Ask yourself this question, would you pay someone a couple hundred...
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    I was always between bubbles and never...

    I was always between bubbles and never experienced the hords of hiker i hear about. Reading about the trail on the internet is only going make you worry. The AT is an amazing experience and therer...
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    I am hiking to completely reset my life and way...

    I am hiking to completely reset my life and way off thinking. For the past 8 years I have lived in excess and lost track of who I was. I put my family aside for too long and hurt my marriage. I have...
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    I just did amicolola to woody gap the weekend...

    I just did amicolola to woody gap the weekend before thanksgiving, it took me two full days to get there. It was the first time this flatlander hiked in the mountains and it kicked my ass! Kneels gap...
  19. Have decided to start where i left off on Friday...

    Have decided to start where i left off on Friday 9/27 and finish on Saturday afternoon. I am going to meetup with a local backpacking club Saturday and hike a few miles with some new people....
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    for others who may be reading this and thinking...

    for others who may be reading this and thinking of this hike; buy a map when going thru eastfork lake in southern ohio. The $2 is well worth the investment.
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    Trail Name: The Viking Direction: North...

    Trail Name: The Viking
    Direction: North
    Estimated Start Date: March 14th 2014
    Approach Trail - yes
    any additional info that you want the world to know:

    I am 32 years old and quitting my job...
  22. eastfork sate park ohio worldwalker perimeter trail

    Last weekend i attempted to hike the eastfork lake worldwalker perimeter trail and got so frustrated i gave up. The trail is a 32 mile loop with multiple creek and river crossings and varied terrain....
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