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    I just powered up my iPhone Xs from being totally...

    I just powered up my iPhone Xs from being totally off. It only took 30 seconds to boot and acquire a cell signal. If it was me, and I didn’t want to carry a battery pack, I’d keep it off unless I...
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    Put your phone in airplane mode, and see how much...

    Put your phone in airplane mode, and see how much the power drops in a day and you’ll have an idea of how long it will last in airplane mode.
    If totally shutdown, with no usage, it will probably...
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    I have no direct knowledge of the CDT, but here...

    I have no direct knowledge of the CDT, but here is a is a link to a free planning guide put out by the Continental Divide Trail Coalition. Hope it helps.
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    You’ve already thought of a few things, so start...

    You’ve already thought of a few things, so start a list and add more things when you think of them. Pretty soon you will have a comprehensive list.
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    Here is a map of NOAA weather radio coverage for...

    Here is a map of NOAA weather radio coverage for Maine.

    https://www.weather.gov/nwr/maine
  6. PLBs also have a much longer battery life than...

    PLBs also have a much longer battery life than cell phones.
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    Deleted duplicate post.

    Deleted duplicate post.
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    But the problems I've had with a Sawyer filter...

    But the problems I've had with a Sawyer filter are...
    1. Worry that it has frozen

    The Barefoot Sisters took turns sleeping with their filter to keep it from freezing. They named it “Don Juan”. :)
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    Too many people. The population now is 2.2 times...

    Too many people. The population now is 2.2 times as large as when I was born.
  10. It says that most of the fatal attacks were by...

    It says that most of the fatal attacks were by males, not that male fatal attacks were any more fatal than female fatal attacks.
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    Are you planning to hike the Jacks River trail,...

    Are you planning to hike the Jacks River trail, which crosses the river many times, or take one of the other trails down to the river? As noted above the lower part of the river may be too high to...
  12. When there is a double blaze, the upper one...

    When there is a double blaze, the upper one indicates the direction to turn.

    http://howtowilderness.com/trail-signs/
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    You can buy squeeze tubes, and fill with peanut...

    You can buy squeeze tubes, and fill with peanut butter. You fill from the bottom, then fold it over and slide a clip on. For a trip that you don’t need 48 ounces, you could fill a couple of these...
  14. Not about hiking, but 500,000 people camped out.

    Not about hiking, but 500,000 people camped out.
  15. The Hells Angels didn’t provide security at...

    The Hells Angels didn’t provide security at Woodstock. The Rolling Stones hired the Hells Angels as security at the Altamont Free concert in the same year as Woodstock.
  16. There are 9 essential amino acids we need to get...

    There are 9 essential amino acids we need to get from the food we eat. Meat contains all nine. Legumes don’t contain all nine, but you can still get all nine from plant based foods. For example beans...
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    Can you provide a source for your information?

    Can you provide a source for your information?
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    They completed the trail. ...

    They completed the trail.

    https://www.wabi.tv/2021/08/13/youngest-appalachian-thru-hiker-completes-journey-with-his-parents-before-kindergarten/
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    They posted a video on August 12th of completing...

    They posted a video on August 12th of completing the 100 mile wilderness.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J6S0scAqdis
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    See a doctor.

    See a doctor.
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    Here is a Mayo Clinic article including types,...

    Here is a Mayo Clinic article including types, causes, and treatments.

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20361634
  22. I wonder if extreme hikers suffer from knee,...

    I wonder if extreme hikers suffer from knee, foot, and other joint problems later in life.
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    See the link in post #26 for the real reason why...

    See the link in post #26 for the real reason why no entrance fee is charged. GSMNP was created in 1934, and the casino wasn’t opened until 1997.
  24. Get a job, and save your money. If you really...

    Get a job, and save your money. If you really want to complete the trail, you’ll figure out a way to do it in the future.
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    In the various books and journals I’ve read on...

    In the various books and journals I’ve read on through hiking many mention slack packing, but none mention regretting doing it. Maybe only people with OCD worry about only doing things one way.
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