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    Mt. Washington Weather

    Wind gust at this hour (0700 hours) at Mt. Washington is 100 mph! https://www.mountwashington.org/experience-the-weather/mount-washington-weather.aspx
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    Sold Out Spam

    Pumpkin Spice Spam has sold out IN Hours, at many places! (No I'm not kidding!) Walked into a store the other day and they have Pumpkin Spice scented napkins, cups, and anything else you can think...
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    Summer Sausage

    Went to the store today to pick up some snacks for the trail. Lo and behold they had summer sausage, which brings back a flood of memories of Pepperidge Farms Summer Sausage and smoked cheese (anyone...
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    Farmers Almanac

    The Farmers Almanac is out with some unusual weather for the upcoming year. https://www.farmersalmanac.com/long-range-weather-forecast/northeast-us/

    Take it with whatever grain of salt that...
  5. Now if we could teach that Cat to get rid of...

    Now if we could teach that Cat to get rid of those pesky shelter mice!
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    I once encountered a hiker that did that part of...

    I once encountered a hiker that did that part of the trail. When he got done, the front half of his "light weight" boots were gone! Ripped apart from the Rocks! No Lie. (BTW, he was SB and I meet him...
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    You know, Amazon sells packs of Spam that suites...

    You know, Amazon sells packs of Spam that suites all taste. There is the original, Spam with ........! To much to choose from. Man, my head is spinning.
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    Pumpkin Spice Spam

    The news is in, the makers of Spam have now come out with a new flavor. Pumpkin Spice Spam!! Has anyone tried it? Might be good on a Fall hike into the woods.
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    Holds my junk in. Enough said.

    Holds my junk in. Enough said.
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    It's near Manheim. It's just over the hill from...

    It's near Manheim. It's just over the hill from Mt. Gretna. (Pinch Rd.) The trail is of course, The Horseshoe Trail.
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    Bingo! That was too easy. I was waiting for...

    Bingo! That was too easy. I was waiting for someone to ask about the Bars on the Window. Maybe someone didn't pay their tab at the bar.So that's where bad hikers go. LOL
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    Guessing Game

    Can anyone guess where this is at? Hint, it's in S.C. PA near a major trail, just outside of the trail town.
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    Boy, this post brought back a lot of memories for...

    Boy, this post brought back a lot of memories for me. I was thrilled when the C-Rations had Spam in them... until I ate it. It tasted nothing like real Spam. (Why?)
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    What part of C-Rations didn't you like? I thought...

    What part of C-Rations didn't you like? I thought everything tasted like S...! We couldn't wait to get back home as none of us kids (Scouts) wanted to eat them. (Dad was not happy with us.)
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    Don't feel bad. My Dad (In the late 60s.) bought...

    Don't feel bad. My Dad (In the late 60s.) bought several cases of WW 2 "Sea Ration." Boy were they bad!! Had to be-the worse thing I ever ate on the trail, hands down
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    Roman

    Just back from a new chic restaurant in town. They served ramen plain, and not much else. I laughed to myself and said, "I had better stuff on the trail than this." What was the worst type of food,...
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    Hot!

    it Was 89f (Real Temp.) at 6:30 A.M. today. Is anyone planning to hike in the Northeast, this weekend?
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    Ok, tried some advice and it works, sometimes....

    Ok, tried some advice and it works, sometimes. Went with the Mrs. on some local trails. (Camp Mack just off the Horseshoe trail.) Did better then before but by 11:30 A.M. is was Hot. (95F+) Thankful,...
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    I was Backpacking on the trail and got off the...

    I was Backpacking on the trail and got off the trail and came home.. it's been 95F+ for days. A good suggestion was to hike a night or very late in the day. Right now, (4:30 P.M.) it over 95F!!!...
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    Hot, Hot , Hot

    Today just West of The Doyles Hotel it was 98F!! How in the world do you hike in such temps? Last week I felt like I was going to pass out in hiking such high temps. I drank a lot but still..it's...
  21. You might want to try an "easy" trail before...

    You might want to try an "easy" trail before hiking the AT. The trail can be tough. (Rocky & very hilly.) Most state have a wide range of trails in their state park system. If every thing works out,...
  22. Momma always said, "There's crazies out there."...

    Momma always said, "There's crazies out there." She wasn't kidding.
  23. Yes you can ride/hike the abandon parts. I think...

    Yes you can ride/hike the abandon parts. I think it's still own by the state. There is a lot of stuff on the net about the route. Who knows, you could be the first to Thru-hike it. LOL
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    +1. Well done!

    +1. Well done!
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    Electric Shaver On The Trail

    A friend of mine was recommending a electric shaver for the the trail. (Short trips only.) Really?? I'm not sure if any model would hold up to all the bumps it would receive in the pack and then...
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