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    I've NOT done any on the CDT, but looking at...

    I've NOT done any on the CDT, but looking at photo's of folks on it, get some of those "Sun Gloves". They are very lightweight and cover the backs of your hands. Palms are open as are fingers so...
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    I was shopping sales and was on the Litesmith...

    I was shopping sales and was on the Litesmith site. They have a wide selections of bottles to check out.
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    Got ya! Yeah, i've not tried it. That said I've...

    Got ya! Yeah, i've not tried it. That said I've used some screw top small refillable bottles from (pick one) backpacking vendors and not had leaks. The Flip Top type also work well, unless the...
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    Any reason why you don't use one from the "Travel...

    Any reason why you don't use one from the "Travel Size" aisle at Walmart? If one of those small mouthwash bottles isn't the brand you wish, dump it out, rinse and refill with your brand. That said,...
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    I take my cell phone out hiking and also...

    I take my cell phone out hiking and also Orienteering. I turn on what ever GPS route tracking tool I'm using to record my route/hike. Then put it inside a Zip-Lock Freezer (heavier) bag, compress...
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    Also why at a soft drink fountain (movies,...

    Also why at a soft drink fountain (movies, convenience stores), the larger sizes cost just pennies more. Your paying for the cup, lid and straw and the cost of the employee. The product is...
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    Here is today's posts about a 16 year section...

    Here is today's posts about a 16 year section hike.....

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/140342-Completed-my-16-year-quest Well done!!
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    Here is one car method. You've already seen...

    Here is one car method. You've already seen above and considered the expense and wear and tear on the car. If not, consider that on one of Jennifer Pharr-Davis's FKT hikes, her husband supported...
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    I also wear size 13 Merrills and wear the LG...

    I also wear size 13 Merrills and wear the LG socks and not the XL.
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    Yes is it LOOSELY based on "Off The Road" by Jack...

    Yes is it LOOSELY based on "Off The Road" by Jack Hitt. I read the book some five years back and don't remember it that well. Emilio used it to base the story. They walk the Camino from France...
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    I Re-watched the movie "The Way" just last week...

    I Re-watched the movie "The Way" just last week (Highly recommend, but WAY different than the book, and yes they took Hollywood liberties). There is a scene where the hiking-writer has been rambling...
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    I should point out on Shug's videos. He's HIGHLY...

    I should point out on Shug's videos. He's HIGHLY entertaining. That's because early in his career he was a clown for Ringling Brothers. He then made his living as a professional entertainer. Some...
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    Just a few points, in case you don't have some of...

    Just a few points, in case you don't have some of this.
    Get a copy of The Ultimate Hang 2 ==> https://theultimatehang.com/
    Get on YouTube and check out Shug. TONS of funny, entertaining and very...
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    good distinction and good points. I'd not...

    good distinction and good points. I'd not noticed the "injuries"....just read what my brain thought it should say.
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    I'm really wondering about the pre-existing...

    I'm really wondering about the pre-existing conditions. Why start if already injured.
  16. That's a LOT of WB Graffiti!

    That's a LOT of WB Graffiti!
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    Best wishes to her as she moves to another...

    Best wishes to her as she moves to another chapter in life.

    And people can resign, and not claim any retirement until some years later. Like resign at 60 but not claim retirement funds until 65...
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    "wait...shouldn't this fade to black now? what?"

    "wait...shouldn't this fade to black now? what?"
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    Loop the free end under the belt, next to your...

    Loop the free end under the belt, next to your shirt? Might need to examine the buckle and perhaps replace it. Might not have enough "teeth" or they are worn.
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    Forums in general are "down" in activity. Social...

    Forums in general are "down" in activity. Social media.....

    There are some numbers being thrown around in this thread that I take with the "Grain of salt".
    Currently (Memorial day 2021, evening,...
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    I go up from the bottom.

    In your photo's, you have your hand quite far down the handle. All the palm and fingers should be up on the handle. Your little finger is fully below the handle. Most...
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    In my Orienteering adventures and trail hikes here in Texas, it's amazing the old rusted stuff found in the woods. There is a trail near me and one gully has an old hot water tank, probably from the...
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    Here in Texas they study them with a researched...

    Here in Texas they study them with a researched approach. Note in the article that only trees that can be determined to be 150 years old or older are considered. Because by the 1870's here in Texas...
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    Sasquatch....

    Sasquatch....
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    There's another post about it and I think the...

    There's another post about it and I think the consensus was "not this year". They are not listed in the AWOL guide for 2021.
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