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  1. Thread: 2 Questions

    by GaryM
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    I have stayed dry and comfy in high winds, snow...

    I have stayed dry and comfy in high winds, snow and heavy (sometimes sideways) winds in my hammock. I also use hard lines (paracord) to tie down, same paracord I hang it with. Haven't had any...
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    Law enforcement will NEVER give you permission...

    Law enforcement will NEVER give you permission for deadly force. It would open them to massive amount of liability to whatever might happen. The most they *might* say is to do what you need to do to...
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    I wouldn't go without one. Insulation and...

    I wouldn't go without one. Insulation and cushioning is very important to me.
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    Hikers tend to hit the sack early. Wait just a...

    Hikers tend to hit the sack early. Wait just a bit, most will be sound asleep. Then walk over to the overflow area and set up for the night.
    I did the northern end of GSMNP 2 weeks ago. One shelter...
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    Exhaustion. If not then melatonin. Never brought...

    Exhaustion. If not then melatonin.
    Never brought the melatonin, exhaustion is pretty much fail safe for me.
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    Snoring, natures bear repellant?

    So what do you think, those gawd awful noises in the night, the bark being ripped off nearby trees. Do you think a bear is in the least bit intimidated or is it like ringing the dinner bell or maybe...
  7. First couple of times I was way overpacked. I...

    First couple of times I was way overpacked. I eventually figured out what I needed and what was a waste of space/weight. All I check on now is how far to a shelter/camp site and water source. Give it...
  8. Looks like a misunderstanding and over reaction...

    Looks like a misunderstanding and over reaction due to the recent murder of Stronghold.
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    Maybe we should ask Jussie Smollet his opinion on...

    Maybe we should ask Jussie Smollet his opinion on this?
    Tawanna Brawley?
    Maajid Nawaz?
    Gavin McInnes?
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    Ok, called the back country office and they said...

    Ok, called the back country office and they said no problem leaving the bicycle at Clingmans dome. He suggested I locked it up. There is a bike rack right before the ramp.
    Looking forward to this....
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    Thanks everyone, looks like I will try to make it...

    Thanks everyone, looks like I will try to make it up there in the next week or two. Just a short dash up, a few days on the trail so I can finish up Great Smokies. Next I need to find out if I can...
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    Will a net be needed at night?

    Will a net be needed at night?
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    GSMNP in June/July?

    So various events sabotaged my next leg northbound last month. I should be able to try again in June or at the latest, July. I am northbound from Clingmans dome. Will it be too hot to go then? Any...
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    A few hours. The weather was ****ty and others...

    A few hours. The weather was ****ty and others were heading into town to wait for it to clear up. I got off the trail soon after. Snow, ice and temps below what I was prepared for finally knock some...
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    For everyone who thinks their trekking poles will...

    For everyone who thinks their trekking poles will protect them you might want to find a helpful friend (preferably fit, maybe some fight training) and try this out in a controlled setting, eye...
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    Clingmans dome extended parking?

    Basically can I park there for about a week? If not where would be the nearest location I could.
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    Sleeping bag ratings?

    I understand this is very subjective but how are they determined? What assumptions are made concerning the dress of the occupant?
  18. Thread: Friendliness

    by GaryM
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    I have difficulty hearing. Quite often I either...

    I have difficulty hearing. Quite often I either don't hear when people speak to me or I have such a hard understanding their words I just smile and move on. Many think I am standoffish or just not...
  19. Yesterday morning, a hiker was injured south of Clingmans dome.

    Yesterday morning about 6 1/2 miles south of Clingmans dome a young woman (25sh?) out hiking with her friend slipped and broke her ankle around 8am. There was no phone coverage and our spot satellite...
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    Seems kinda strange they would do something like...

    Seems kinda strange they would do something like that during peak bubble but hey, I ain't in charge of nuthin...
    Thanks for letting us know, I will be passing through there around April 1st. I...
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    Bag inside of a bag?

    I am looking for a 0 degree bag now and the thought crossed my mind, how would a 40 degree mummy inside of a 30 degree rectangular work out? Or any other combinations.Could you just add up the R...
  22. Thread: Bikes on the AT!

    by GaryM
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    A couple of guys carrying their bikes northward...

    A couple of guys carrying their bikes northward just south of deep gap, georgia. Didn't say anything, hope it was because they both had flats.
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    Cable ties sound like a good idea, think I will...

    Cable ties sound like a good idea, think I will try that.
    I use a 1ltr Nalgene bottle and it fits in the top right pocket. I think I could put a bladder in the top cover flap pocket if I wanted to....
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    Well the width is dead on but the second grommet...

    Well the width is dead on but the second grommet is about 2" too high to match up with hole in the frame. Top grommet/hole is perfect. I don't think there will be too much stress on the top grommet...
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    From what I have been able to find out it looks...

    From what I have been able to find out it looks like most of the most of the measurements will be the same or maybe slightly off. Close enough I ordered the pack. Hopefully I will be able to see if...
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