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    that's horrible. 4 children left behind as well

    that's horrible. 4 children left behind as well
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    Me, I prefer to be warm. Mostly that means...

    Me, I prefer to be warm. Mostly that means choosing when I will hike and being prepared for the temp to dip in some way. This could mean that on a cold to me night I am wearing my sleep and camp...
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    Thank you. It's nice to get a response from...

    Thank you. It's nice to get a response from someone who has experience. With that said, I was (and probably didn't say this) specifically looking at day hikes in places like Guadalupe where the water...
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    I don't see the problem. People are posting online looking for info on current water conditions. Just because YOU have access to a paid app to get that info and provide it to them isn't a problem.
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    Flying in in 4 days. Can't wait to see the...

    Flying in in 4 days. Can't wait to see the colors! I have one tattoo. It's Autumn Leaves. It has a double meaning. My favorite season and it's a memorial for our daughter, Autumn.
  6. that would have to be a pretty robust business to...

    that would have to be a pretty robust business to add that much value. and you would need to see the business returns at that price. simply put, anyone buying it as "only a house" (ie traditional...
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    Thanks for all the input.

    Thanks for all the input.
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    Of course I can. I just didn't "want" to. I like...

    Of course I can. I just didn't "want" to. I like things "streamlined." Specifically for "day hikes" I like to be as minimalist as possible. Just personal preference and looking to see if anyone knew...
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    Old timer once told me that a heavy crop of...

    Old timer once told me that a heavy crop of acorns meant a long hard winter. Since I started watching this, it's always held true.
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    Slo and Rob, Thanks for your input. I will...

    Slo and Rob,

    Thanks for your input. I will take it all under advisement. And I will not be deterred from going back out there and other places from 1 bad trip. And yes Rob, I know it's less usual...
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    Specifically I am thinking about day hikes in...

    Specifically I am thinking about day hikes in desert environments where you have no access to water and need to carry all your water and a few emergency supplies plus maybe some food. I used my 65L...
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    With all due respect I doubt I went from...

    With all due respect I doubt I went from dehydrated to over hydrating. I DID use electrolytes. I certainly wasn't sweating or urinating excessively. I drank a TOTAL of maybe 5 to 6L (I did re read my...
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    Pack that holds 2 bladders?

    Does anyone know of a hydration pack that is designed to hold 2 water bladders of 3L each? Each bladder needs to have the hose and spigot for hydrating on the go.
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    slow it down! I have almost 2 weeks before I get...

    slow it down! I have almost 2 weeks before I get there!
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    I have hiked at those heights but after looking...

    I have hiked at those heights but after looking through a few sites and other resources today I realized that I usually sleep at about 3000 feet. And let's face it, most of New England isn't even at...
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    "High" Altitude Sickness

    Just thought I would share a "lesson learned" moment with y'all. This will be long but I hope you read it and learn something. I certainly did.

    I drove out to Pine Springs Campground in the...
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    Since you are attempting the AT, why are you...

    Since you are attempting the AT, why are you using a bear canister at all?
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    avocados and salt

    avocados and salt
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    I'm right there with ya! Did the outdoors stuff...

    I'm right there with ya! Did the outdoors stuff growing up and joined the National Guard. Not the same as full time active but certainly able to keep hygienic as a woman for 14 days in the field....
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    I believe there is a tiny little adapter...

    I believe there is a tiny little adapter available to switch from one to the other style of connector
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    I have 3 scrambled eggs and breakfast sausage for...

    I have 3 scrambled eggs and breakfast sausage for breakfast, with veggies and cheese. Sometimes salsa as well for breakfast. No protein powder needed.
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    ok. I may have to spend one night at Carlsbad to...

    ok. I may have to spend one night at Carlsbad to catch the Bat Flight
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    I will probably go to Carlsbad in April, Big Bend...

    I will probably go to Carlsbad in April, Big Bend in January. Next July I may have to head further north to stay away from the heat for a week. I might swap a peak for McKittrick Canyon this trip. I...
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    Don't you know me better than that? I will be...

    Don't you know me better than that? I will be bringing all my own home freeze dried and fresh foods! LOL
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    Osgood Tent site is an easy hike from Pinkham...

    Osgood Tent site is an easy hike from Pinkham Notch. hardly any elevation gain. Just a few miles. We used to maintain the Osgood cutoff when our son was little (3-5 years old). It was easy enough to...
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