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  1. Cool. Then it will work well for you. Bring lots...

    Cool. Then it will work well for you. Bring lots of cash.
  2. Thread: Blazing

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    I think you are onto something there. :)

    I think you are onto something there. :)
  3. Hanover - take it for what it is or leave as quickly as possible

    I prefer to leave it as quickly as possible. How about you?
  4. Thread: bear alert

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    Fear of Bears always amazes me. Especially when...

    Fear of Bears always amazes me. Especially when it is more dangerous to go to work (hundreds are killed annually at work). Latest example...
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    Correct, not that Tin Man... usually people...

    Correct, not that Tin Man... usually people confuse me with Anti-Gravity Tin Man. I really need a new name. Sigh.

    Brian, Glad you are 'there' with your internet experience on the trail. I would...
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    and battery life is a significant part of the...

    and battery life is a significant part of the untethered equation - getting there, but not yet
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    Sure, but perhaps I wasn't clear. I was referring...

    Sure, but perhaps I wasn't clear. I was referring to fully web enabled devices that doesn't leave you wanting to get on a PC at the library or wherever. Many devices do parts of that, but they are...
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    An interesting device - Books, Internet, long...

    An interesting device - Books, Internet, long battery life... getting there


    http://www.pcworld.com/article/202156/amazons_139_kindle_6_things_to_love.html?&tk=hp_fv
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    Yikes! Better look in your rear view mirror...

    Yikes! Better look in your rear view mirror before you park next time.
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    I have not had an issue parking at Hoyt Rd or...

    I have not had an issue parking at Hoyt Rd or many other supposed problem AT parking lots between NJ and NH. Don't leave anything interesting out in plain sight and you will be okay ... probably. :)
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    good luck with that :)

    good luck with that :)
  12. Thread: bear alert

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    Noobs are afraid of bears. Their friends only...

    Noobs are afraid of bears. Their friends only spread the fear... "you are doing what?? Aren't you afraid of getting eaten by a bear?!" One friend who said that to me has been mugged several times in...
  13. Thread: bear alert

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    for those who didn't click the link i posted...

    for those who didn't click the link i posted earlier this official notice specifically details the bear warning and potential for a $5,000 fine.
  14. Thread: bear alert

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    http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/white_mountain/con...

    http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/white_mountain/conditions/
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    It's okay, we sneered first! ;)

    It's okay, we sneered first! ;)
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    don't know about cumberland valley, but my feet...

    don't know about cumberland valley, but my feet did not like all that pavement on the 'big road walk' from VT thru Hanover. although i did find the folks in hanover, ahh, amusing as some chose to...
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    I don't know about that. In many places,...

    I don't know about that. In many places, following blue blazes is better than following white. :cool:
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    trailjournals calculates the miles based on where...

    trailjournals calculates the miles based on where you say you are. he could have done every mile, but did not fill out every entry in trailjournals completely.
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    One thing I have learned is that every...

    One thing I have learned is that every "difficult" mile is actually very easy. "It's just walking," after all.
  20. Thread: Aquamira

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    The liquid might be light or UV sensitive. If you...

    The liquid might be light or UV sensitive. If you have a clear bottle you want to use, try duct tape to 'unclear' it.
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    When I came to realize this after a few sections...

    When I came to realize this after a few sections and listening to thru-hikers here and on the trail, I stopped dreaming of a thru-hike and now enjoy my section hiking all the more.

    Not everyone...
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    Coydogs are quite common in the woods in CT. I...

    Coydogs are quite common in the woods in CT. I have heard them along the AT in NY, CT, MA and behind my house on a regular basis. Most know better than to cry wolf.
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    Some wind (some say tornado) knocked the top off...

    Some wind (some say tornado) knocked the top off a tree in Sharon yesterday. The tornado and 'near-tornado' (whatever that is) activity was is Bristol and Westport, well away from the AT. Last month...
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    It won't be long before Internet enabled devices...

    It won't be long before Internet enabled devices (beyond a cell phone) and high speed wireless are widely used on the AT. iPad, Kindle and others will be carried by many.
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    on a week-long hike, get a seal-able bucket, put...

    on a week-long hike, get a seal-able bucket, put half your food, change of clothes, extra fuel, change of scotch (or whatever) in it and stash it at the half-way point. dump your trash, soiled...
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