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    You are over thinking it. Start where/when you...

    You are over thinking it. Start where/when you want, hike the direction you like, and enjoy yourself.
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    Let's solve this problem. You have 15 months...

    Let's solve this problem. You have 15 months until your hike. Get a job at McDs and shoot for 15 hours a week. 15 x 9.00 an hour is 135 dollars a week. Time 4 equals 540 a month. Multiply this...
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    1. This is probably the only significant change....

    1. This is probably the only significant change.

    2. Warner Springs has a PO so resupply isn't a problem here. Some might miss the showers but get back on the trail and there are plenty of...
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    Use the resources available to you; guidebooks,...

    Use the resources available to you; guidebooks, apps, water reports, maps etc., and make an informed decision as to your requirements.

    I always take a minimum capacity of 3 quarts and increase...
  5. Thread: Pinedale

    by lonehiker
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    As mentioned hikers don't need items but discount...

    As mentioned hikers don't need items but discount coupons for restaurants, microbreweries etc. would be welcome. Perhaps a coupon for a free shower at your rec center. A map with current...
  6. I can remember when a great debate on WB was if...

    I can remember when a great debate on WB was if using a cell phone to call ahead to make a reservation for a room was somehow cheating those that didn't have a phone (or hadn't called ahead of...
  7. I've shared pages from a couple of guidebooks,...

    I've shared pages from a couple of guidebooks, with a handful of people, over the years. Both books are out-of-print and even if those I've shared with had purchased the books at a used book store...
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    Ever since I read about permethrin I've treated...

    Ever since I read about permethrin I've treated the upper portion of my DT socks. Perhaps it does shorten the life expectancy as I'm only getting ~1,000 miles out of each pair... FWIW, if I get...
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    Turn around and hike back to Denver. Going in...

    Turn around and hike back to Denver. Going in opposite direction on same trail gives a totally different perspective.
  10. This has to be a joke.

    This has to be a joke.
  11. I wouldn't start that late.

    I wouldn't start that late.
  12. What confuses most is that there isn't really a...

    What confuses most is that there isn't really a correct choice. There is practically an infinite combinations of gear that will work for any particular hike. Pack your crap and get out there. The...
  13. Thread: Shuttles

    by lonehiker
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    So they have really cut back the shuttle service....

    So they have really cut back the shuttle service. I took the shuttle to the northern terminus from Two Harbors for something like $90 but it has been a few years ago.
  14. Thread: Shuttles

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    The SHTA used to run a shuttle, daily(?), between...

    The SHTA used to run a shuttle, daily(?), between many of the trailheads. Have you tried to contact them?
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    Ya, 10 x 10 is really common on the PCT.

    Ya, 10 x 10 is really common on the PCT.
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    This post needs to be fact checked.

    This post needs to be fact checked.
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    Some days just suck.

    Some days just suck.
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    I don't understand this issue. When I come into...

    I don't understand this issue. When I come into a town all of my trash is compacted to fit within 1 quart zip-lock bag (usually one used for cooking). This holds true for probably a 5-6 day...
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    I would probably like this guy if I met him in...

    I would probably like this guy if I met him in person.
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    First 7 days of AT vs PCT AT 2008 1- 12, 2-...

    First 7 days of AT vs PCT

    AT 2008
    1- 12, 2- 12, 3- 12, 4- 14, 5-14, 6- 13, 7-12

    PCT 2014
    1- 20, 2- 16, 3- 18, 4- 19, 5- 19, 6- 16, 7- 8.5 (into resupply)

    I most definitely could have...
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    I've been doing FBC before it had a name. If I'm...

    I've been doing FBC before it had a name. If I'm going to cook it is the only way I go. The paranoid crowd will come out of the woodwork though, i.e. post #3.
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    I store my duplex, in original stuff sack, in the...

    I store my duplex, in original stuff sack, in the back pocket of the ULA Ohm 2.0 and it fits fine. Have never tried it with my Circuit. My version of the Circuit does not have the same stretchy...
  23. Well, all I've got to say about this entire...

    Well, all I've got to say about this entire situation is that he is out there hiking and we are simply...
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    Today's update from CDTC. This should resolve...

    Today's update from CDTC. This should resolve any issues...


    Hi hikers,

    The online application for the New Mexico State Lands Recreational Access Permit is now live, here: ...
  25. I've yet to watch any that included anything...

    I've yet to watch any that included anything close to the data you request...
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