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    The Atlanta airport has a train to the North. ...

    The Atlanta airport has a train to the North. Documented in the guides (as noted above). That way you have train transportation to far north Atlanta for the shuttle you choose to pick you up. Best...
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    I'd consider several post configured to be 15...

    I'd consider several post configured to be 15 feet apart. Some folks have 11 and 12 foot long hammocks, then the suspension. Most hammockers have some straps and such to make up for longer spans.
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    We live in the DFW area, but 1/4 from a major...

    We live in the DFW area, but 1/4 from a major lake with lots of wildlife. Bobcats are fairly common near the lake. Someone over on the "rich" side of town, from their porch overlooking the lake,...
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    I showed this photo to our 14 year old cat. He...

    I showed this photo to our 14 year old cat. He admitted it, it's him out on a night time hunt. Yes, he's a house cat BUT he IDENTIFIES as a Mountain Lion, therefore.......
  5. Thread: A.T. Guide???

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    They have TWO paper versions. One is bound. Get...

    They have TWO paper versions. One is bound. Get that one for the home-front/support people. Then there is one that is loose papers so you can just carry a few weeks worth at a time. Even comes...
  6. Thread: iPhone charger

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    Try going into Settings. Then scroll around and...

    Try going into Settings. Then scroll around and find "Battery". You can check the internal battery ability to charge. That will tell you if you need a replacement. For charging, I just use a good...
  7. Thread: headlamp

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    Yes, the Hiking Hammonds used it. They wrote a...

    Yes, the Hiking Hammonds used it. They wrote a review and based on that, I bought one. Yes, I got it from the Litesmite site with the line mod to be lighter. It seems like a good light. Since...
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    Nitecore NU25.

    Nitecore NU25.
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    I don't suffer from it, however the doctor should...

    I don't suffer from it, however the doctor should have advised you on some items to avoid. Alcohol is a big one. Anything high in iron (no liver).

    And exercise/walking is encouraged. Joints...
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    I'm in Texas. Last Sunday when I finished a 2...

    I'm in Texas. Last Sunday when I finished a 2 hour, 6 mile hike, the air temp was 95. The THI was around 104. I went to high school in northern VA. That type of conditions, folks usually hike...
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    I don't practice with the pack near enough. Been...

    I don't practice with the pack near enough. Been WAY to hot! I didn't make 2019 either. Another family issue. I became the executor and heir. It helps cement in the "no worries" retirement. ...
  12. Thread: Suzanne Dixon

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    Exiting President/ CEO of the ATC.

    Exiting President/ CEO of the ATC.
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    Both Alltrails and Guthook are great. Remember...

    Both Alltrails and Guthook are great. Remember to download at home, and switch to AirPlane mode if there is weak or no signal on your trek. Suggest paper maps on trails that are less traveled. ...
  14. Confusion, and I don't think it's my summer head...

    Confusion, and I don't think it's my summer head cold.

    First line says "now taking" and second line says "he is not allowing".
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    True on the flash flood issues. I'd not thought...

    True on the flash flood issues. I'd not thought of that. I'm pretty sure that was the eastern Caney Creek trailhead they brought him out on (looked like a creek cross into a parking lot, that...
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    I only hiked the Buckeye trail he was on, once. ...

    I only hiked the Buckeye trail he was on, once. With an experienced hiker who'd done that trail a few years before. We lost the trail a few times. But we also had maps and knew to head down to...
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    I've been doing the sport of Orienteering for...

    I've been doing the sport of Orienteering for over 10 years now. When you start doing advanced courses, a well designed course usually has two or more "route choices" for each leg. Then there are...
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    Most places have a Cash-Back limit when you are...

    Most places have a Cash-Back limit when you are making a purchase. That is different then using an ATM machine. Our Walmart's and Tom Thumb allow up to $100 per transaction. But Kroger's limits to...
  19. Thread: @gracebowen

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    Agree with what you say. Exactly my point. Most...

    Agree with what you say. Exactly my point. Most forum software allow the admins/mods to set a limit on sizes, like photos and email count. But it is the entire email for a person. Inbox, Sent, and...
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    And "sent" also. The email count includes ALL...

    And "sent" also. The email count includes ALL the mails. I saw on this or another forum, the person had deleted every email in the "inbox" and yet people still could not send mail to them. Because...
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    Good luck! I was signed up for a start, but a...

    Good luck! I was signed up for a start, but a sudden and tragic family issue has me doubting any time to go. Think I'll do some shake downs in Arkansas and maybe even a long section on the AT.
  22. Thread: Big Storm

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    This is Texas....the arctic air hit some of the...

    This is Texas....the arctic air hit some of the state. It is 8:30 AM USA Central time on Saturday 1/19/2019, it is 19 degrees in the panhandle of Texas. here in DFW, it is around 35 and winds at...
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    take it home, fill with H2O. Put on low heat and...

    take it home, fill with H2O. Put on low heat and get a very slow boil going. See if that doesn't "cook" off the burned stuff. This often works.
  24. Texas has confirmed cougar sightings, but they...

    Texas has confirmed cougar sightings, but they are out west, Big Bend, and down in the coastal planes near Mexico. We live in the Dallas FW area, but we are very close to a large lake. With lots of...
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    Interesting. Could you describe how you remove...

    Interesting. Could you describe how you remove the bottle to drink from? I have clips, and where you have the orange line, I have elastic. I can simply pull up. The clip slides out of the pack...
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