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    Better question is why do I never see a bear...

    Better question is why do I never see a bear canister in thru hikers videos of what's in my bag? There's the small section just south of Blood Mountain in Georgia that requires it.
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    Bear Canister or Bag?

    In sections that require a bear canisters, can you use one of those impenetrable bear bags instead?
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    So, now there's no hostel in Hiawassee? After the...

    So, now there's no hostel in Hiawassee? After the Blueberry Patch closed, Top of Georgia stepped right in. Who's opening a hostel there? Great place to live.
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    Maybe it's me but this forum has slowed down in...

    Maybe it's me but this forum has slowed down in the last couple years, I would think any post would be good.
  5. Thread: Sharing the load

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    Sharing the load

    What's the lightest pack you've carried (lbs) because you've shared the load with family or friends?
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    ? to Katahdin in 60 days

    If I had 60 days next Summer and wanted to finish at Katahdin, where should I start?
  7. Take a short 5 mile taxi ride from the train...

    Take a short 5 mile taxi ride from the train station to the Home Depot on Hwy 53 (aka Dawsonville Hwy). From there it would be safe and easier to get a ride to Amicalola. That road goes almost all...
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    Too Much Trail Magic

    I was amazed to read the amount of trail magic this year. One hiker described 5 acts of trail magic in his first 5 days. It's not only at road crossings but seems to be at every shelter in Georgia....
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    I've only been day hiking for the past 10 years...

    I've only been day hiking for the past 10 years because my neck. Before that, I had an old external frame pack. Nothing to brag about.
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    Best Pack for bad neck

    I have a bad neck and have had surgery. I need a pack that puts less weight on neck and shoulders. My mid and lower back have no issues. Ideas?
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    Bears are scared of us and usually you will only...

    Bears are scared of us and usually you will only see their backside. That's what the people in this video believed too.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76jVXsDBNvM
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    January thru-hikers?

    Do you know of anyone who has started in January and finished? From the journals I've read, few make it through the Smokies. I've read a lot of "staying in town a couple more nights until the ice...
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    OK, I was wrong about the bucket part. Seeing the...

    OK, I was wrong about the bucket part. Seeing the picture refreshed my memory. It was LuxuryLite. Mister pooh was right. Thanks!
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    None of those above are the one I saw. It has...

    None of those above are the one I saw. It has plastic canisters like a bucket but were shaped like cylinders.
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    Backpack w/ buckets or canisters?

    A few years back I met someone who had a pack with detachable canisters/buckets. What are they called? Do they still sell them?
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    You're doing it wrong but don't care

    You're wearing jeans, tennis shoes, and got the family tent on your back. You have cans of soup and plan on starting a campfire. Any ultra-heavy campers out there? This is not me but my gear is old...
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    Feeding the homeless would be good for highschool...

    Feeding the homeless would be good for highschool kids but not younger. I take my daughter to do trail magic. I'd rather have her visiting with a retired doctor or college student than the average...
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    Did anyone meet their 2006 "Trail Chaplains"...

    Did anyone meet their 2006 "Trail Chaplains" Brett(Social) and Bronwyn(Dadelion)? I've met Craig and Suzy. Christians are suppose to preach everywhere. Thay're just doing their "job". They will be...
  19. Thread: New I-3 road map

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    I am not the ridgerunner Glenn. You'd most likely...

    I am not the ridgerunner Glenn. You'd most likely see me at Unicoi gap. I live in Gainesville.
  20. Thread: New I-3 road map

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    New I-3 road map

    Here is the link to maps which show you the possible path of the new highway through Ga, Nc, and Tn. http://www.stopi-3.org/maps/index.html
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    I figure for the amount of people Craig and Suzy...

    I figure for the amount of people Craig and Suzy "minister" to with trail magic, contributors are getting there money's worth. My church has 600 members and 7 on the payroll. Craig and Suzy are...
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    Different Trail Magic???

    I am unable to carry a pack so I do the trail magic thing and day hike. Besides food and rides to town what else could I do that costs me nothing? I already thought of collecting garbage. For those...
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    I personally know Joshua aka Randy and it's NOT...

    I personally know Joshua aka Randy and it's NOT one the 2 guys on the trail. He is the one who drove the guys to the trail. I'd put money on the fact he is wearing kakis. I've been on this board a...
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    New Georgia Interstate crosses Trail twice

    http://thenortheastgeorgian.com/articles/2005/06/03/news/top_stories/01topstory.txt



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    Trail Magic/Trail Angels

    I've been reading the archives and see some people seem to have a negative attitude twords "trail angels". What are the turn-offs ? My wife and I give fruit and give FREE rides to town. We want no...
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