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    You can get wireless earbuds that have a clip...

    You can get wireless earbuds that have a clip that fits over the ear, so they hang on from above, as it were. Of course any wireless stuff has to be charged.
    Under $20 is hard to get without going...
  2. Flutch, are you planning on doing the AT this...

    Flutch, are you planning on doing the AT this year? Seems like a few years back you were considering it. If so, when is your intended start date? Many folks change up gear as the weather changes.
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    If you search well, I think you'll find some old...

    If you search well, I think you'll find some old thread where someone reported back testing results using an IR thermometer or something fancy like that. It's pretty much as others indicated: claimed...
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    This is an interesting topic. I have a slight...

    This is an interesting topic. I have a slight tangent, and that is rather than going stoveless, going without attempts at making fancy/delicious meals on trail with lots of ingredients packed...
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    Do they allow overnight parking at Devil's...

    Do they allow overnight parking at Devil's Breakfast Table now? Last I was there, they did not, and that's a real limiting factor in that area. You have to dayhike it, unless there is other parking...
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    I hear you! The CT is basically within 0.5-2.5...

    I hear you! The CT is basically within 0.5-2.5 hours from me, so it has a bit of home court advantage. Plus it's the proverbial (poetical?) road less traveled. The driving logistics of more distant...
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    Obed Closed

    Per the arcgis map of the Cumberland Trail, Obed is finally closed for maintenance, from Alley Ford to Devil's Breakfast Table. It's my understanding that this interactive map is the most up-to-date...
  8. I got a couple of years out of the BRS stove. It...

    I got a couple of years out of the BRS stove. It was tiny and light, amazingly so. Worked fine until it didn't. Not sure I'd bother with it again, as with that kind of longevity I now think of it as...
  9. John Cage's 4'33", at full blast.

    John Cage's 4'33", at full blast.
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    That has not been my experience over a year, or a...

    That has not been my experience over a year, or a decade, using them on the uppers of my LL Bean boots (the iconic style). Not even remotely.
  11. This product might provide the gripp-y-ness you...

    This product might provide the gripp-y-ness you need at low cost ($18) and low weight (2-3 oz).

    https://www.gossamergear.com/products/thinlight-foam-pad?variant=30497164620

    It appears they're...
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    Q on "cozys"

    I've just made my first cozys from reflectix-like material from an old car sunshade. Old enough that the mylar was separating from the bubble wrap on a lot of it. Fortunately I had enough of it in...
  13. Fascinating, and sad. Definitely worth the read....

    Fascinating, and sad. Definitely worth the read. This fellow really did leave no trace ... of his identity. My favorite passage:
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    In addition to the good advice above IDK about...

    In addition to the good advice above

    IDK about wet, but pinecones burn well if you can find them where you'll be. Nature's firestarters.

    My experience in wet conditions is that you need a lot...
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    I've had great luck with "Bondex Outdoor Restore"...

    I've had great luck with "Bondex Outdoor Restore" pressure sensitive nylon patches. No longer sold as such where I bought them (2 pk of 8" x 8" sheet). Closest thing I can find current marketed is...
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    Just a follow up - I received my Easton poles...

    Just a follow up - I received my Easton poles from Quest Outfitters today, VERY quickly by the standards of their cautionary timetables. I've already cut them to size (first time using one of those...
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    Quote checks out. :D 46887 BTW, I do...

    Quote checks out. :D

    46887


    BTW, I do like those flip/sport caps that come on some of them. They meter out water well for backcountry handwashing ... much less wasted. I figure, maybe 1...
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    3 important components to consider: pad, bag, and...

    3 important components to consider: pad, bag, and sleepwear.

    There is a new insulation measure standards for pads; this article is worth your consideration: ...
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    I thought they were air activated, no?

    I thought they were air activated, no?
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    I love an old-fashioned hot water bottle at my...

    I love an old-fashioned hot water bottle at my feet at home during winter. They stay warm all night, with sufficient blanketage. That said, they take darn near a half gallon and I don't know that...
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    Sounds like the pocket insulated your hand from...

    Sounds like the pocket insulated your hand from the handwarmer! :D

    Not always bad - sometimes those handwarmers can be a little too hot directly on the skin.
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    In my experience, mittens keep fingers warmer...

    In my experience, mittens keep fingers warmer than gloves. Haven't seen any non-motorcycle solution for heating fingers.
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    The wording of your post makes it sound (to me)...

    The wording of your post makes it sound (to me) like the you're saying that the NPS has declined to work with local law enforcement. However, the article at your link suggest the opposite is the...
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    Counter Assault bear spray makes one that can be...

    Counter Assault bear spray makes one that can be attached at your belt or maybe pack as well. In fact, my last can - the 10 ounce - came with it. Now they sell it separately, it appears. My new can...
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    FWIW I had shock cord go slack in an LL Bean...

    FWIW I had shock cord go slack in an LL Bean Microlight 2 within a couple years of purchase (new). Not sure how many years it was since manufacture, though. Poles by Yunan. The tent fly suffered...
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