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    Try fastpacking. It is lighter and you may be...

    Try fastpacking. It is lighter and you may be able to go longer distances without pain. Even though you may want to use that system as many have said in some spots it son't work because of the...
  2. This sounds like a commercial more than anything...

    This sounds like a commercial more than anything else. Who are you kidding?
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    Do you mean like the signs that you come to that...

    Do you mean like the signs that you come to that say 5 miles or 8 miles when you get to the road crossings and its
    mote like 20 miles? Everyone was talking about that one.
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    I don't know if they're still around but there...

    I don't know if they're still around but there was something called combat frames. Anyway, what would athletes use? I had a pair and I even had an accident when my staff popped back and hit me in...
  5. Well, you still get something hot and you're not...

    Well, you still get something hot and you're not denying yourself much except that this is more of a hot liquid. No messy pot to clean up.
  6. I did not read the posts since I don't have the...

    I did not read the posts since I don't have the time. What I do though is I carry a small pot and eat cold foods. However, the pot is for coffee, tea, bullion cuppa soup and cocoa. See, you get...
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    The only stories that scare me are the one's...

    The only stories that scare me are the one's about the real people rather than the ghosts. real incidents have happened and those are the one's that should be told around a campfire. Oh well, at...
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    No kidding. There's nothing new under the sun.

    No kidding. There's nothing new under the sun.
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    ever hear of the "headless hiker"?

    ever hear of the "headless hiker"?
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    Bin there done that. I've put much scary stories...

    Bin there done that. I've put much scary stories in these threads over the years and I'm not typing more. It probably was a hawk or a bobcat. They usually tear off heads and come back later. Not...
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    Sure it isn't gout? My ankles used to swell up...

    Sure it isn't gout? My ankles used to swell up and be painful until I was put on gout meds. Check with your doctor.
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    And I've walked through hornets. They were like...

    And I've walked through hornets. They were like little bullies but none ever got me.
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    It seems like they were disturbed somehow. I...

    It seems like they were disturbed somehow. I don't want to say I'm better but I havehad them just flying around my hands, flying around me in the Catskills and I've never had a problem. I've even...
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    Nice try. No one would get a good deal on...

    Nice try. No one would get a good deal on Facebook.
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    I stayed there for a moment but had to abandon...

    I stayed there for a moment but had to abandon it. A nor'easter came through and dropped the temps to 29 degrees in the middle of June! The wind was blowing through so I decided to go to the next...
  16. when i went there the bus left me off near a...

    when i went there the bus left me off near a McDonald's and i walked on the Virginia Creeper Trail for about 15 miles in Damascus
  17. Is this just a trip report and why is it here?

    Is this just a trip report and why is it here?
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    I don't know about the toughness. My dog jumped...

    I don't know about the toughness. My dog jumped on a chair near the widow and immediately put her claw through it.
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    Here's another one. The AMC has a hut in...

    Here's another one. The AMC has a hut in Harriman State park in NY. However, no day hikers can go there, not even for lunch. They say to not use the trails to the hut and not use the lake. Only...
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    Fake News? Nothing will work for me since I'm...

    Fake News?

    Nothing will work for me since I'm a really sweaty guy. I soaked up all my synthetics in 22 degrees yesterday.
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    Poll: What he said. I have hiked with a pole and I...

    What he said. I have hiked with a pole and I don't know if anyone has the problem I encountered. With my arm up there is actually water from my sweat that pools in the elbow section and when I put...
  22. With all this talk about the Iron man I have to...

    With all this talk about the Iron man I have to say I have a real problem. My watch has a funny battery (CR2025) and it seems that no jeweler in my area will touch it. They say they do not stock...
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    I seem to be a ghost magnet,. you can try yo...

    I seem to be a ghost magnet,. you can try yo read my postings somewhere else on this site. Just search. Have not had any creepy run ins yet though. Jest seems a part of life.
  24. OK everyone, here's my dollars worth. I always...

    OK everyone, here's my dollars worth. I always used just a painters plastic drop cloth under my tent. It keeps the bottom free from dirt and dampness and you just pick up a clean tent and stuff it....
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    BuckeyeBil...

    BuckeyeBil (A happy wife = a happy life) = a happy hike.

    I don't have a wife and I really have a happy life. No problems, Just pack up and go.
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