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    No this isn't a bloody joke. I read about...

    No this isn't a bloody joke. I read about hiking, and I see tons of things about bears, and all the fun things you have to do to avoid them eating you and your food. That is why I came here; for...
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    So, what do you all suggest for bagging, and...

    So, what do you all suggest for bagging, and roping? Sealed as best you can, and toss a 100ft line around a branch?
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    da intertubes. All over them! I'll search for...

    da intertubes. All over them!

    I'll search for the other thread and see what's up
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    Peters Mounain Bear box?

    As the title suggests...does it have one?
    The shelters are at odd locations for our hike, but if we hit PM, will have one day less of rope strining.
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    Bears in PA at this time (mid oct)

    Doing Swatara to Duncannon (SusQue River)....what's the bear activity like? I've never dealt with this....and bear canisters are expensive and bulky. SHould I hang our bags and be done with it? ...
  6. Thread: The Doyle

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    Yeah, I got a hold of them. Forgot to mention...

    Yeah, I got a hold of them. Forgot to mention the website. Still, glad to have a place to finally relax! Hope the bar is open when we get there ;)
  7. Thread: The Doyle

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    Hey all, is The Doyle still open? I can't call...

    Hey all, is The Doyle still open? I can't call and reach anyone (okok, it's only 1030am), mailbox is full, website doesn't work. Concerned I didn't check into this more than a week before we need...
  8. cell phone/data service between Duncannon/Swatara PA?

    I don't plan on much communication, but would like to send cords/gps data once and awhile while on my hike. I've heard that between Duncannon and Swatara Gap is pretty remote. Does anyone have...
  9. Swatara Gap to Duncannon PA Shuttle request, Oct 26

    Morning all, that time has approached. I think we are ready.
    Except for a way to get from Swatara Gap parking (figured the 72/81 or 72/Moonshine parking area) to Duncannon early Oct 26th, between...
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    I've had it twice already. It was amazing, and...

    I've had it twice already. It was amazing, and yet very odd. The flavors of the ice cream and toppings (chocolate, Carmel) stay together as one, and the bacon is its own flavor that doesn't meld...
  11. Is the KML special for the view, or just follows...

    Is the KML special for the view, or just follows the trail? It would be amazing to have fly THROUGH if someone wants to video their hike!! :)
    THanks all.
  12. Advice, experience wanted for Mid-PA (Duncannon/Swatara)

    Hey all. What should I expect from the Susquehanna river (+10-0miles) to Swatara Rt501 section? Horrible climbs, evil rocks, perfect views? What should I expect for October? Snow? ;) I've...
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    Shelter info from Duncannon to Swatara

    Hey all. Does anyone had recent info on the shelters Rausch Gap, Peters Mnt, Clarks Ferry, and Cove? Trying to get an idea what to expect, water, crowds in Mid-October.
    Also a general question...
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    Thank you all for the good advice. I will be...

    Thank you all for the good advice. I will be reading up more on many things, including my finalized route (I'm sure there is a topic for routes?) I will look more into the food. And yes, I will...
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    To defend myself, I'm not going out and buying...

    To defend myself, I'm not going out and buying everything off the shelf. But It would be nice to have a sleeping bag....and a bag to carry it. Maybe a knife for emergencies or boots to walk 50...
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    Noob about to do a 3 dayer. Need advice.

    My wife and I have been planning and prepping a 3 day hike in Oct, through PA. After looking at MRE's for ages online (Amazon, et al), I found this site, and the 3 page thread of MRE's being the...
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