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  1. Section Hiking in Northern VA or Central PA

    Looking to do 1-2 weeks of section hiking this spring anywhere between Daleville VA (mm729) and Ashby Gap (mm991).


    The alternate is PA between Swatara Gap (mm1183.5) and NY Hwy 17A (mm1373).
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  2. Shuttler Needed Massachusetts back to NY early October

    Looking for a shuttle for 2 hikers from near Lee, MA at Berkshire Lodge (mm1551) back to car near NY17 (mm1385) after breakfast on 9 October.
    Could you email me availability and approx price?
  3. White Plains/Westchester NY Airport shuttle

    Looking to fly into HPN and get a shuttle to the east{North) side of the Hudson River bridge opposite Bear Mountain NY.
    Looks to be about 38 miles.Not clear who on the shuttle list could do it . . ....
  4. Thread: NY Campsites??

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    Greymoor Manor

    Reply from Laura at [email protected]

    "Our ballfield accommodations for AT hikers are open until October."
  5. Thread: NY Campsites??

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    Does anyone have an update on the Greymoor...

    Does anyone have an update on the Greymoor Center? Is it officially accepting guests? Has there been any official "no vacancy" posted?
    I got no response from the email address . . .
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    You might want to start out with a lower MPD...

    You might want to start out with a lower MPD average. SOBO from Bear Mtn Park is a steep climb; very rocky and has obstacles like the Lemon Squeezer that will slow you down. After the first 30...
  7. Thread: Looking

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    For those of us geographically-challenged; where...

    For those of us geographically-challenged; where is Leighs Gap ???
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    I am a section hiker only to date. And I have...

    I am a section hiker only to date. And I have section hiked anywhere from 3 days to 15 days.
    My experience is, regardless of distance, you don't get your trail legs until the day before you reach...
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    Amen brother to that. It is all about gear...

    Amen brother to that. It is all about gear management!
  10. Thread: NY Campsites??

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    NY Campsites??

    Looking for places to camp/stay between Bear Mountain and RPH Shelter. AWOL shows the bridge at 1405 and RPH at 1430 and only a campsite (Hemlock Springs) at 1407. 23 miles is a bit of a stretch...
  11. parking at/near Bear mountain/Harriman Park Bridge

    Any free parking (10-14 days) near the Hudson River bridge on the south side? Thanks to you old heads in advance.
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    perrymk, unable to reply to nitification. please...

    perrymk, unable to reply to nitification.
    please email me at [email protected]
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    VA and PA Covid-19 travel restrictions

    Am looking to section hike either VA or PA this April/May.
    Saw where the AT Conservatory ADVISED hikers to postpone/delay hikes for the time being.
    Given I have received my second vaccination, I...
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    I for one agree with the old military axiom...

    I for one agree with the old military axiom "Plans are useless; planning is invaluable".
    I actually get almost as much fun out of planning a section hike as I do the actual hike. But like a...
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    Also, if adding to the north, you have a good...

    Also, if adding to the north, you have a good resupply ay Daleville/Troutville. . .
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    Section Hike Partner Needed

    I have the first vaccine shot behind me, and am scheduled for the second in Feb; we are good to go for this spring . . .
    I am a 12-20 MPD hiker who wants to hit the trail in either northern VA or...
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    I am mostly concerned with the parks (SMNP and...

    I am mostly concerned with the parks (SMNP and SNP) and the shelters being open. Especially Shenandoah, with the camping restrictions already limiting where you can sleep over. If they close the...
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    Makes sense only if left in a bear box with a...

    Makes sense only if left in a bear box with a note attached saying "freebie".
    Even then open to spoilage; let the buyer (eater) beware.
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    Yeah, he was heading South following the bubble....

    Yeah, he was heading South following the bubble.
    Great guy and a great service, especially to thru hikers.
    Us sectioners were in no dangers of starvation.


    OBTW: I am still looking for intrepid...
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    If shuttle needed; highly recommend Bubba (out of...

    If shuttle needed; highly recommend Bubba (out of Bland VA).
    Wished I had brought apples/carrots for the horses; is that legal/smart??
  21. I would opine that as a senior hiker, we are...

    I would opine that as a senior hiker, we are often sending prescription drugs forward for resupply. Likewise, postage is required for resupply of other non-food resupply items. Thus adding food...
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    Fill In Some (Fewer) VA Gaps

    Just finished Bland to Daleville VA with Wedding Walker, Sundance and Disiciple.
    Had great weather, great people and great food (A shout out to the Leap Frog Cafe).


    Never too early to plan the...
  23. I tried emailing a couple but nada. Maybe they...

    I tried emailing a couple but nada. Maybe they were COVID casualties?
  24. Shuttle between Bland VA and Dalesville VA

    looking for possible shuttle from Dalesville to Bland VA in early October. Who is still in the shuttle business?
    Their E-mail of text number preferred. Thanks.
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    Sorry for earlier mistake . . . That is anytime...

    Sorry for earlier mistake . . . That is anytime between late Sep and mid Oct 2020. Looking for about 7 day section anywhere between Bland VA (mm 591) and Ashby Gap VA (mm 991).
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