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    I can pick you up there It's 3.5 hours...

    I can pick you up there
    It's 3.5 hours from here to St A
    I'm going to Amicalola to reconnect w/ me
    Lemme know
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    Ride to Springer

    Hi
    I live in the Tampa Bay FL area
    If anybody needs a ride from Central Florida to the Amicalola Falls SP after 3/15/15
    I have a mini van that will hold 3 more ppl + gear
    The ride...
  3. Thread: Burning TP

    by oldbear
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    Of course we could just not use TP and...

    Of course we could just not use TP and replace it w/ a Super Soaker water gun used in the bidet mode
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    There is something called a low residue diet ...

    There is something called a low residue diet that will to go for 5-7 days w/o going
    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/low-fiber-diet/MY00744
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    Go visit the homes of Thomas Jefferson and...

    Go visit the homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
    If you feel like driving head south to Appomattox
    West of Waynesboro is Stanton VA which is not only Woodrow Wilson's...
  6. Thread: Burning TP

    by oldbear
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    The key to getting TP to dissolve rapidly is...

    The key to getting TP to dissolve rapidly is to use singly ply TP and then add lots of liquid to it
    Wait 3- 4 minutes and then cover w/ dirt
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    Carry herbs and spices w/ some zing in them...

    Carry herbs and spices w/ some zing in them such as capers, red pepper flakes , tarragon , green peppercorns ,garlic in quantity , fennel seed ......
    and then there are the zests ; orange ,...
  8. OP My feeling is that you're being penny wise...

    OP
    My feeling is that you're being penny wise and pound foolish
    You're gong to leave SoCal with a lot of very expensive gear with you ; most of which will be mission critical
    Should that gear ...
  9. Stanton VA is not only Woodrow Wilson's hometown...

    Stanton VA is not only Woodrow Wilson's hometown But one of the best preserved antebellum towns along the Blue Ridge and given the Civil War history of that region that's a pretty amazing...
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    I had a bad case of Giardiasis in '82 and I...

    I had a bad case of Giardiasis in '82 and I too used Flagyl and completely recovered
    I really think that you need to see another doctor on this because I have a gut feeling that it...
  11. OP Your best choice in Kingman is to get...

    OP
    Your best choice in Kingman is to get off at exit 48 /US 93 and use the two truck stops just north of I -40 to ask for rides East
    In fact that strategy works , all ...
  12. You can leave your car at Amicalola Falls ...

    You can leave your car at Amicalola Falls SP for the length of the hike
    Then
    Fly Bangor -BGR - to Atlanta -ATL and pick up your car
  13. OP The one way flight on Delta will cost ...

    OP
    The one way flight on Delta will cost you $ 372.00 from LAX to ATL
    Flight time is 4h 16 m
    You couldn't hitchhike to Needles CA in that amount of time...
  14. The problem that hitchhiking presents is that...

    The problem that hitchhiking presents is that there is a very good possibility that you and/ or your gear will never get to the trailhead .
    Do yourself a favor , spend a couple of...
  15. Thread: Shaving?

    by oldbear
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    Shaving in the hiker funk environment also ...

    Shaving in the hiker funk environment also carries with it the possibility of getting a staph infection
  16. OP This might help While it's going to be ...

    OP
    This might help
    While it's going to be impossible to get into either that Bright Angel or the Cottonwood CGs
    There is an alternative
    UA AK9 is the entire Clear Creek Trail...
  17. Both Rims of GCNP abut the Kaibab NF SR 67 ...

    Both Rims of GCNP abut the Kaibab NF
    SR 67 runs from the Jct of US 89A @ Jacob Lake to the N.Rim VC and about 2/3 of it is in Kaibab NF
    Hitchhiking is a viable means of...
  18. OP The easiest solution is to camp in the...

    OP
    The easiest solution is to camp in the Kaibab National Forest .
    The rules of camping in National Forests are lot less restrictive the rules for camping in National Parks are
  19. Thread: Can of Worms

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    I don't sleep well in unfamiliar places so...

    I don't sleep well in unfamiliar places so for me at least the comfort of my own tent and sleeping system is preferable to somebody else's lodging
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    My biggest mental health concern on next...

    My biggest mental health concern on next year's thru hike is how I'm not going to get depressed if I have to spend a week hiking in rain
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    OP I think that what you're missing is the...

    OP
    I think that what you're missing is the fact that the military doesn't believe in HYOH
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    I found love on a two way street But lost ...

    I found love on a two way street
    But lost it on a lonely highway
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    Forty Octobers ago I came within a couple of...

    Forty Octobers ago I came within a couple of hundred yards of dying of hypothermia on the Tuckerman Ravine Trail
    As you may or may not know the Tuck Trail is probably the most ...
  24. A two day rental from Avis will cost you $...

    A two day rental from Avis will cost you $ 313.10
    Picking up at Bangor International ( BGR )
    Returning to Indianapolis International ( IND )...
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    I was considering something like that myself...

    I was considering something like that myself
    Home Depot sells brand new empty paint cans
    So i got to thinking if I could fill one or possibly two of them up w/ non smelly food and then bury them ...
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