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    Pitman Campground

    I was going thru some files of slides that I had scanned years ago. I came across one of a sign for Pitman Campground in Baxter State Park. This would probably have been taken around 1978. I googled...
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    Are you referring to Dennytown Rd or Canopus Lake?

    Are you referring to Dennytown Rd or Canopus Lake?
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    Thanks for all the replies.

    Thanks for all the replies.
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    Dennytown Road camping

    The Thru Hikers Companion says there is camping at Dennytown Rd in a group campsite. Far Out says you may need reservations. I cannot find anything on the Fahnestock SP site that explains if...
  5. I was part of an ATC Rocky Top trail crew that...

    I was part of an ATC Rocky Top trail crew that built a composting privy at Double Springs Gap shelter and a bunch of sidehill trail near Birch Springs many years ago. The Rocky Top and SWEAT crews...
  6. I did this section in 7 days when I thru hiked in...

    I did this section in 7 days when I thru hiked in 2010. The thing that I remember the most about this section was the heat. There were lots of rock ledges but not rocky like PA and western NJ. Water...
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    I had an idea awhile ago that if I did another AT...

    I had an idea awhile ago that if I did another AT thru hike I would do a flip over two calendar years but within a 12 month period. My thought was to start around Sept. 1 from Harpers Ferry and head...
  8. I was thinking about hiking from High Point to...

    I was thinking about hiking from High Point to Pawling this October. I might consider a mid May or early June hike.
  9. The Colorado Trail has been on my to do list for...

    The Colorado Trail has been on my to do list for some time. I was thinking I'd do it in 2023 or 2024. I may have to rethink my plans. I have hiked the AT twice, the Long Trail, and the recently the...
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    I ran into a guy in Rutland who was section...

    I ran into a guy in Rutland who was section hiking the LT using a small pickup and dirt bike. He gave me a ride into town from the LT Inn.
  11. I did my first real overnight backpacking trip at...

    I did my first real overnight backpacking trip at Zaleski back in 1975. You can access the tunnel on the new Moonville Rail Trail. I don't know for sure if you can access it officially from the...
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    I used one on my NOBO AT thru hike 11 years ago....

    I used one on my NOBO AT thru hike 11 years ago. Only once did I have a problem. Another hiker I was with ditched his filter for a Steripen in Hanover. Neither one of us suffered any water borne...
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    My Deuce of Spades is made from aircraft grade...

    My Deuce of Spades is made from aircraft grade aluminum not titanium. Might be easier to cut.
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    I was working on trail crew two years ago near...

    I was working on trail crew two years ago near Standing Indian and the USFS trail guy came by one morning. He said that the Nantahala NF was looking into mandating bear canisters in their forest...
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    I have worn a Mountain Hardware button up short...

    I have worn a Mountain Hardware button up short sleeve shirt for the past 7-8 years. It has some spf protection, dries fast and cleans easily. Plus I think it is a little classier than a standard t...
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    Thanks. That is what I figured.

    Thanks. That is what I figured.
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    Do the adapters support fast charging?

    Do the adapters support fast charging?
  18. The AT is easier to find than the Pine Cobble...

    The AT is easier to find than the Pine Cobble Trail. The AT crosses near the Greylock Community Center in between Williamstown and North Adams. I am not sure where the boundary is. The Pine Cobble...
  19. I went SOBO. Rented a car and dropped it off at...

    I went SOBO. Rented a car and dropped it off at Burlington airport. Then got a shuttle to the northern terminus.When i finished I walked the Pine Cobble trail into Williamstown. I spent the night in...
  20. I parked at the Big Creek RS back in 2017 with no...

    I parked at the Big Creek RS back in 2017 with no problem other than my car was filthy with pine tree sap when I returned. Had to wash the windows so I could see!
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    I planned a NOBO thru back in Sept. 2017 but my...

    I planned a NOBO thru back in Sept. 2017 but my plans were changed due to hurricane Irma. I ended up starting a week later and skipping the first 100 miles because of road and trail closures and...
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    I mentioned this several years ago that it seems...

    I mentioned this several years ago that it seems like some of the adventure has been been eliminated by all the detailed information available today. Forty-five years ago all we had was the Mileage...
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    The executive order that was signed by the...

    The executive order that was signed by the president mandates mask wearing on federal property including national parks.
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    I read an article in The NY Times that says the...

    I read an article in The NY Times that says the vaccine is being undersold. Even with 95% efficacy it is one of the best vaccines. There is still a lot to be learned about the virus and vaccine....
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    I got my first dose last week and had no side...

    I got my first dose last week and had no side effects. I now feel I can responsibly resume the hike I postponed last spring.
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