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    Pinhoti terminus. 47868

    Pinhoti terminus.

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    Sounds like we were out there about the same time...

    Sounds like we were out there about the same time Gambit. I was doing the BMT, Springer to Ocoee and met Nimberwill at Payne Gap not long after your pic. I asked him if he was out for a day hike ;).
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    You might want to take a look at the Big South...

    You might want to take a look at the Big South Fork area if you're hunting something more secluded. Rock Creek Loop trail comes to mind. It's a 9mile loop with several secluded campsites along the...
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    Good info, thanks JC13. The two guides I have...

    Good info, thanks JC13. The two guides I have don't mention one at Hudson Gap.
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    Thanks Traffic Jam, yes I was wondering about the...

    Thanks Traffic Jam, yes I was wondering about the name. BMTA guide has it as 'Bushy Head Gap' and Sgt Rock's refers to it as 'Bush Head'. Haven't been on the troop629 site, I'll have a look. Tried a...
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    Bushy Head Gap - LNT Camping?

    Looking to do Skeenah Gap Rd to Thunder Rock around the end of March. Are there any LNT camp sites at or shortly after Bushy Gap just as it leaves the road walk? My thoughts are if my hike gets me to...
  7. Thread: Camp shoes?

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    Ah, good info Prov! I was skipping over the ones...

    Ah, good info Prov! I was skipping over the ones that mentioned 'spikes'.
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    Lol, I always leave my doors unlocked and the...

    Lol, I always leave my doors unlocked and the idiots still broke my window out to get it. Wonder if a “Unlocked - Please don’t break window” sign would help.
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    I used to wire houses on the side and when it...

    I used to wire houses on the side and when it came time to install the receptacle/switch covers I would always ask the homeowners if they would like the screw slots to orient horizontal or vertical....
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    @Gambit Not far from you over in Cookeville....

    @Gambit Not far from you over in Cookeville. Working on the BMT myself but mostly just have time for the short ones. The JMT in Big South Fork is a nice 55 miler if you haven’t done it. Start at...
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    Cumberland Island National Seashore at St Mary’s...

    Cumberland Island National Seashore at St Mary’s GA would be a great stop if you had the time. It would require a full day though to ride the ferry over and back. Crooked river state park is near...
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    You're traveling from a county with 220 Covid...

    You're traveling from a county with 220 Covid cases, which is adjacent to a county with 620 cases and another with 3300 cases to a destination which, as of now, only has 56 cases. Why? There's plenty...
  13. Definitely get one of the inflation bags if you...

    Definitely get one of the inflation bags if you don't already have one.
  14. Wow, nice work.

    Wow, nice work.
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    I still have all but one of my retired tents, the...

    I still have all but one of my retired tents, the oldest being 25yrs old. They are all still fine except for the tent fly seams leaking in spots (reason I retired them). I keep them around for the...
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    One should never hike without one's flask. ;)

    One should never hike without one's flask. ;)
  17. Friend and I started the BMT but decided to exit...

    Friend and I started the BMT but decided to exit when the Covid news hit. Maybe this fall we can finish. Been reading about Linville Gorge, would love to do a loop there next year.
  18. Because you are 'traveling'. As a traveler, you...

    Because you are 'traveling'. As a traveler, you are being exposed and possibly infected in one area and then traveling to another area where you are exposing and possibly infecting others. You are...
  19. The trails aren’t crowded because the majority of...

    The trails aren’t crowded because the majority of us are staying home like we were asked to do. The people risking their lives right now to keep the grocery stores open are there so we can still feed...
  20. Thanks for the tip. Watched the last 6 or so...

    Thanks for the tip. Watched the last 6 or so 'updates'. Nice to get some straight, scientific, factual information...
  21. Yeah, same in TN; closed until April 24th....

    Yeah, same in TN; closed until April 24th. Truthfully I don't see them going back. This half-a$$ safer-at-home approach we're doing here in the US is not going to work. Unless we start doing more...
  22. Wouldn't the 'science-based reason' be just that?...

    Wouldn't the 'science-based reason' be just that? Because there are lots of people out there? Just askin..... ;)
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    Stop .

    Stop .
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    Thanks for the info Dragonstick

    Thanks for the info Dragonstick
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    March Section Hike

    Looking at doing Springer to Thunder Rock mid March. Does the Blueridge Post Office hold hiker packages? Anyone ever used the cab service out of Blueridge for a ride into town from the Hwy 76...
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