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    Never do the AT without your Sea to Summit...

    Never do the AT without your Sea to Summit portable water bag, preferably a stand alone version. You will quickly appreciate this item when you can haul up to 9 litres of water to camp from the...
  2. Alligator. Thanks for sharing this link. Iíve...

    Alligator. Thanks for sharing this link. Iíve seen no follow up on this letter/request from the ATC, either on WB or from the ATC.
    Have I missed something? Can you please update. Thank you.
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    Sadly, my yard has never looked nicer this early...

    Sadly, my yard has never looked nicer this early in the season, and my home has been cleaned, and cleaned again. Very sad, in an I’ve got nothing else to do way. I think they’re calling it Stay In...
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    For years I was the Golfhiker, for obvious...

    For years I was the Golfhiker, for obvious reasons. On my Thru I shortened it to Golf, which was just fine. Again on the thru I stopped in NYC to visit my daughter, and while there did a short...
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    Thanks everyone. Sometimes the easy or simplest...

    Thanks everyone. Sometimes the easy or simplest things need to be hashed out, for me at least. It’s never to late to learn knew techniques. I’ll review, pick out those suggestions that make...
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    Food Carrying Techniques?

    I like my Ramen as much as anyone, but I also find myself with a few ďHollywoodĒ dinners in my pack from time to time. Iím partial to Mountain House. ( Is it just me or are there a growing plethora...
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    I’ve made a decision to repair a damaged Circuit,...

    I’ve made a decision to repair a damaged Circuit, thus I’m passing on C4Web88’s offer of a nice, gently used Ohm 2.0. I would encourage anyone else following this thread to reach out to Chris about...
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    C4Web88: I just might interested. Actually, the...

    C4Web88: I just might interested. Actually, the Medium belt is what I now have in my Catalyst, so that’s perfect. I’m not afraid of used gear, but would hope to see some pics if possible, and of...
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    WTB ULA Ohm 2.0

    Hoping to find a ďnewĒ or gently used Ohm 2.0. Large Torso, Large Belt. Regular straps. Camo would be a preference, but Iíll consider other color options. I already own 3 ULAís so Iím sold on...
  10. What is the current status of this Circuit? ...

    What is the current status of this Circuit? Sold or still for sale? Current asking price?
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    Heavy thumb.....

    Heavy thumb.....
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    PP, I too am wondering about your so light trail...

    PP, I too am wondering about your so light trail runners. I guess Iím just questioning, but Iíve owned many pairs of running shoes and trail runners, and TR are almost never ďlightĒ, since they are...
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    I agree... for a touch of added comfort, simply...

    I agree... for a touch of added comfort, simply put a simple, flimsy running shoe insert instead of the liners, and you have your comfort for camp & town walking....
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    Flash back to 1972... does anyone remember the...

    Flash back to 1972... does anyone remember the Earth Shoes. I’m pretty sure they were a minus drop! Not very comfortable, but we all looked cool wearing them.

    This is is not relevant, but...
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    Altra Lone Peak 4 vs Altra Timp 1.5

    This is a 2 part question for all the Altra folks out there.

    1) For backpacking the AT, 30 lb. max load, which model do you prefer? Lone Peak 4 or Timp 1.5?Itís my understanding that the Timp...
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    So, maybe I’m bored, but it seemed right to...

    So, maybe I’m bored, but it seemed right to review all the responses, and since I started this thread, and wanted to keep an unofficial score, I did. While there were 104 posts, quite a few were...
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    Brooks Cascadia 13

    Does anyone have any experience/input on the Brooks Cascadia 13, their newest edition of the Cascadia. Thanks
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    I’m flying out of Indy to JFK, then on to France....

    I’m flying out of Indy to JFK, then on to France. I’m bringing my oldest set of poles, broken down, with rubber tips, and placed inside my Arc Blast. Taking my chances with carry on.

    BTW,...
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    Trekking Poles, Carry On, TSA, all that....

    Iím guessing the topic of putting your Hiking Poles in carry on luggage has been addressed previously. I know what TSA says on their website, check em.... I also see what people have said in TSA...
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    Five Tango... Iím curious and the ACV sounds...

    Five Tango... Iím curious and the ACV sounds promising. If you had an upcoming hike planned, how many days prior would you begin taking the capsules? Secondly, how do you incorporate turmeric?...
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    Letís Talk Insects

    Hey all, as a follow up to my recent Letís talk ear👂 plugs, Iíd like to get some opinions on bug dope. I backpack quite a bit each year, different seasons, often on the AT, and Iím very reluctant to...
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    Hey all, we’ve covered a lot of ground here. ...

    Hey all, we’ve covered a lot of ground here. Foam bullets, silicone, DIY, special made by audiologists, shooting plugs &/or ear muffs. I’ve used Mack’s for years with decent results, never really...
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    Letís talk ear 👂 plugs

    Iím always looking for the best ear plugs available ( otc), for those nights in shelters &/or near a loud tent or hammock. I know you can go cheap, and Iím assuming there are ample choices to be...
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    Thanks all. I’m sufficiently satisfied that I’ll...

    Thanks all. I’m sufficiently satisfied that I’ll be just fine with a new pair of Pacer Pole CF poles. I’m keeping the old Aluminum Alloy sets for spare parts and possible future use.
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    Poles/ Aluminum Alloy vs. Carbon Fiber

    Most of us use trekking poles. Iíve had more than I can count over the years, having settled on my Aluminum Alloy Pacer Poles for the last two pair. Now itís time to get new ones, and Iím wondering...
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