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    I use a double layer wih a pad in temps above...

    I use a double layer wih a pad in temps above 35F. I have considered what you suggest, going with the single layer option, but I'd like to send the UQ home once things got warm enough.


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    I use a double layer wih a pad in temps above...

    I use a double layer wih a pad in temps above 35F. I have considered what you suggest, going with the single layer option, but I'd like to send the UQ home once things got warm enough.


    Good...
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    I did swap the pack on the list for the Zpacks...

    I did swap the pack on the list for the Zpacks Arc Blast. I love the OHM, but would use the Arc Blast for a long distance hike.

    I kept thinking about swapping the R1 hoodie with a fleece. I do...
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    Thanks for the valuable feedback, all. I usually...

    Thanks for the valuable feedback, all. I usually don't talk gear, but need something to do until I can get out there.
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    Note: I have plenty of backpacking experience. ...

    Note: I have plenty of backpacking experience. 21 years in the Marines, and many multi-day trips on the AT and PCT.

    I do plan on purchasing and testing this gear BEFORE heading on a long...
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    Thanks for your guidance and considerations in...

    Thanks for your guidance and considerations in protecting the trail, and the people.
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    I forgot the first aid kit, and added it. ...

    I forgot the first aid kit, and added it. Thanks!

    Yes - no cook. There are many options besides trail mix for no cook backpacking. Many. That being said, I am considering a small stove, but...
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    Gear list checkup

    I'm building a gear list for possible long hike, once covid is out of the picture. I'd like to be sub 10 lbs, but am just a bit over. I know I've gone a bit on the comfort side, but I am talking a...
  9. Many health care researchers and practitioners...

    Many health care researchers and practitioners say that ecotherapy (also known as green therapy, nature therapy, and earth-centered therapy) -- a term coined by pastoral counselor Howard Clinebell in...
  10. Found a link to more mural towns. ...

    Found a link to more mural towns.

    https://www.muraltrail.com/
  11. “We felt like there’s so much talent in many,...

    “We felt like there’s so much talent in many, many different ways throughout the mountains. That needed to be celebrated and cherished with the world, and that’s the work we do,” said Doreyl Ammons...
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    for real. Is there an UL version of the commode?...

    for real. Is there an UL version of the commode? :-)
  13. "are you really going to let a little fear stop...

    "are you really going to let a little fear stop you from what you want to do in life?” - Incredible!!! Inspiring!!! Love the new trail name "Arlo" :-)
  14. Thread: SOBO hikers!

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    Sounds like a great outing. I live an hour west...

    Sounds like a great outing. I live an hour west from there and thought about popping down for an overnight trip to see if I could meet a few thrus and share a few stories.
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    There will be many on the trail when you start. ...

    There will be many on the trail when you start. You'll have hiking partner(s). Keep an eye on this forum. There will be a Class of 2021 under Thru hiker classes that will start up next year. You...
  16. Awesome! Thanks for sharing this link.

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing this link.
  17. Thread: Water Supply

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    it's been very dry here. Most sources are very...

    it's been very dry here. Most sources are very low, but still running. I usually carry 2 liters, and would be comfortable with just that right now. Never pass up a water source! Take time to sip...
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