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    I would think that with an early March start you...

    I would think that with an early March start you wouldn't want to dump any warm clothing that might be needed to stay warm in single digit temps/storms just because you haven't needed it yet - until...
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    I noted that the available data is very poor in...

    I noted that the available data is very poor in terms of constructing an accurate result. It's a rough estimate as I stated. I didn't put it out there as an authoritative fact, only as an opinion...
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    Yes, based upon not factoring in the presence of...

    Yes, based upon not factoring in the presence of section hikers. Which is why there is a second paragraph that expands upon that statement and points out its flaws. Read the full post and don't...
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    Actually, I didn't. If you'll note, I did say...

    Actually, I didn't. If you'll note, I did say that there were some 90,000 thru-hiker attempts out of the roughly 20,000+ completions, used the 90,000 as the thru-hiker base, and added that the...
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    You are correct. I fell into the thread drift...

    You are correct. I fell into the thread drift trap. Apologies to the OP.
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    It's difficult to come up with a completely...

    It's difficult to come up with a completely accurate death rate by murder for thru-hikers, but here goes: As of 2018 data, ATC reported that 20,479 people had completed a thru-hike. The completion...
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    So, and apologies if you are independently...

    So, and apologies if you are independently wealthy enough to not work or have a business to generate the income required to buy gear, food, transport, lodging, etc, how (or how long) would you...
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    Skip starting in March and save on motel/hostel...

    Skip starting in March and save on motel/hostel bills waiting out storms and cold weather, and save on having to have full winter bag and other winter gear. Start April 15 or later and do more miles...
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    While the warnings regarding inhalation,...

    While the warnings regarding inhalation, ingestion, and mucus membrane absorption are valid, I believe dogwood is overstating the potential dangers of transdermal absorption of permethrin by lumping...
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    Safety? Camp away from roads and party spots. ...

    Safety? Camp away from roads and party spots. Don't discuss timetable/camp plans with others who don't fit a fellow hiker profile. Move on if other people around me make me uncomfortable (pretty...
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    Well, first off, we're discussing at most a...

    Well, first off, we're discussing at most a couple of extra ounces, not pounds. I think many of us custom tailor our first aid kits to our own needs. Those who might need historically need Immodium...
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    This would be my thinking as well.

    This would be my thinking as well.
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    https://www.ebay.com/help/donating-ebay-charity/de...

    https://www.ebay.com/help/donating-ebay-charity/default/buying-selling-ebay-benefit-nonprofit-organizations?id=4668
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    Even in spring, I would at minimum have the...

    Even in spring, I would at minimum have the ability to carry at least two liters. If sources are close and all are flowing, just fill one. An empty 1 liter Gatorade bottle weighs all of about 2 oz....
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    Where and when will you be using it? Summer...

    Where and when will you be using it? Summer only? Late spring thru summer and early fall? Full three seasons? And where - southern Appalachians or New England or both? Section hikes vs...
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    Yeah, underwear, socks, hat, and shoes too... EPA...

    Yeah, underwear, socks, hat, and shoes too... EPA says not to apply it to underwear, but it's used directly on skin and scalp in much higher concentrations as treatment for lice, scabies, and other...
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    Point taken as the potential market is obviously...

    Point taken as the potential market is obviously much bigger and the site better known. And ebay charitable auctions are basically free as well as they issue a credit for the final value fee. Why...
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    The auction doesn't end until Dec 5, so I doubt...

    The auction doesn't end until Dec 5, so I doubt the prices you see are going to be the final sales prices. If BSP is using the basic option (which it seems they are), the site is free and all the...
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    Baxter State Park trail signs auction

    Might be of interest for those that collect trail artifacts/memorabilia: https://bangordailynews.com/2019/11/06/act-out/you-could-own-a-piece-of-baxter-state-park/
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    No reply from DOC. I'm guessing they either don't...

    No reply from DOC. I'm guessing they either don't know or don't care to make the effort to find out.

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    Most wolf spider eyes appear greenish silver. ...

    Most wolf spider eyes appear greenish silver. Sometimes the forest floor is full of them. There are some other spiders, insects, and moths that have large eyes that also glow/reflect light (in...
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    I'm guessing he thru-hiked the Möbius Strip Trail, carried his water in a Klein bottle, and slept in a hypercube tent.
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    Bring enough money to pay for motel/hostel stays...

    Bring enough money to pay for motel/hostel stays while waiting out any big storms.
  24. Fixed it for a more realistic representation.

    Fixed it for a more realistic representation.
  25. The eyes and hair color - or the jowls? ;):D

    The eyes and hair color - or the jowls? ;):D
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