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    Walking the dog constantly involves...

    Walking the dog constantly involves starting/stopping. Threadmill doesn't. Treadmills are constant and raises heart rate, at least thats my take on an MD giving one a stress test.
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    At Blood Mtn during sunset look for Atlanta...

    At Blood Mtn during sunset look for Atlanta Skyline and reflections off the glass skyscrapers. Awesome on a clear day.

    Stone Mtn laser light shows (when they do'em) can be seen on clear nights.
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    Winter is the best time to hike GA. Cold air =...

    Winter is the best time to hike GA. Cold air = great views.

    At Blood Mtn during sunset look for Atlanta Skyline and reflections off the glass skyscrapers. Awesome on a clear day.

    Stone...
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    ...and when I say "lantern" I mean one with a...

    ...and when I say "lantern" I mean one with a glass globe with a ventilating metal top. An open flame candle would be dangerous, especially to sleep around. Remember, you need to hang the lantern...
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    Regardless of size; everybody needs to exercise. ...

    Regardless of size; everybody needs to exercise. A program that keeps one from exercising too little or too much is required. Note: Walking the dog doesn't get it. Get medical advise if you're...
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    Neither being thin or obese comes naturally. ...

    Neither being thin or obese comes naturally. Obese people tell me they think they are starving most of the time when in fact its all in their head. Its mostly about calorie control.
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    If you hang the candle lantern you'll have no...

    If you hang the candle lantern you'll have no problem, If you have doubts then just try to catch something on fire. Candle lanterns should not be left to stand on there on. The best type to use are...
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    No doubt Lithiums are the ones to use in cold...

    No doubt Lithiums are the ones to use in cold weather. I use a Petzl Duo with 5 LED's, It has an optional extension cord and battery pack to keep under cloths. So, luckily, I'm still able to use...
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    Happy to have helped. I never discouraged...

    Happy to have helped.

    I never discouraged anyone from hiking.

    I never said I thought everyone should be thin, I do think its ones choice to be obese or thin. Take the concentration camp...
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    Some people believe that being overweight is...

    Some people believe that being overweight is "natural or hormonal" no way will they ever be thin.

    --well--

    I've seen many pictures taken in concentration camps, I've yet to see anyone obese.
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    Agree. Wish US 441 was closed, would make it...

    Agree.

    Wish US 441 was closed, would make it really remote.
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    Can't argue that.

    Can't argue that.
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    Should the AT be moved?...

    Should the AT be moved?

    If not, it should be very touched by the concern displayed here at WB.:)

    Seriously, NO, you'd just end up with another Scar. Current Scar over 2176 miles. Any...
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    I wouldn't take this stuff too seriously. After...

    I wouldn't take this stuff too seriously. After all theres a 90% chance it's 100% BS anyway.:D
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    "assaulted" probably counts for 99% of the three....

    "assaulted" probably counts for 99% of the three. Never heard of any unprovoked wildlife attacks on the AT(only know of one BEAR attack killing the hiker off the AT in GSMNP). Dog attacks rank at...
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    When you consider total deaths, which include...

    When you consider total deaths, which include accidents, natural(heart attacks, etc) or homicides the AT would be safer than any city with the same population.

    More people will die from heart...
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    I agree, If you can't see the person, it's tough...

    I agree, If you can't see the person, it's tough to determine. I use dress, pant size, or recent hiking experience (not their weight). if they lie they're on their own, if they can walk off and...
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    or at least a good excuse to "Stealth Camp":)

    or at least a good excuse to "Stealth Camp":)
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    Ladies please remember some in-shape hikers may...

    Ladies please remember some in-shape hikers may not wish to hike with anyone they deem a health risk to themselves. They also may feel slowed down. If asked about your "size" if/when you attempt to...
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    Just watch out for unsolicted PM's from hikers...

    Just watch out for unsolicted PM's from hikers who want you to go hiking with in order for them to lose weight in order to do the "physical thing" you speak of. They could get mad, if you refuse to...
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    Got rid of my last girlfriend because she started...

    Got rid of my last girlfriend because she started liking it more than me. Stuffs expensive.:mad:
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    I'm a Redneck that drinks Heineken, is that a...

    I'm a Redneck that drinks Heineken, is that a oxymoron or just being a moron?
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    I was coming to the BBQ but got delayed. BTW, I...

    I was coming to the BBQ but got delayed. BTW, I didn't make reservations either. I got into Highlands last night late with a lot of stuff to do today, so I crashed. Maybe next time, I like good...
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    I know I'm reposting this crap, but I failed to...

    I know I'm reposting this crap, but I failed to mention this came off an actual ticket thats given to a "stealth" hiker.

    "the use of park land for living accommodation purposes such as sleeping...
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    I can't imagine the cost to section the AT or any...

    I can't imagine the cost to section the AT or any long trail with gas going for 75c a quart, which in turn raises any shuttle fees one might incur. Has anyone done, or know of, a cost analysis of a...
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