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    water North of Pinkham

    I am assuming that you are taking the AT on this trek. Your first accent across from Pinkham will be the Wildcat Range and there is water at Carter Notch hut at mile 5. From there it is dry until you...
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    My hat goes off to you for being so diligent in...

    My hat goes off to you for being so diligent in "cutting the weight". It is so true that every ounce you do not carry will reap the benefits on your bodies well being in the long run.

    However......
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    There are a lot of really tough climbs on the AT...

    There are a lot of really tough climbs on the AT and each one desrves it's own glory. There is a short , 1/2 mile climb in the white mountains from Galehead hut to the summit of South Twin that...
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    Are you talking about the Rails to Trails section...

    Are you talking about the Rails to Trails section from Jersey Shore to Wellsboro? If so , it is a very nice trail through the Pine Creek valley. There are plenty of places along the trail to camp...
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    Try getting a good zero degree bag and wear less...

    Try getting a good zero degree bag and wear less clothing. The whole idea of the bag is to reflect your own body heat. When you pile on the clothes you counter that process. You need to be brave...
  6. Many folks will give you advice ( most of it is...

    Many folks will give you advice ( most of it is good) as to why not take on a trek like this under adverse conditions. Yes , you are not allowed in Baxter until June, but you can start the trail...
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    Before I even looked at where you were from, I...

    Before I even looked at where you were from, I already had it pinned down to southern Pennsylvania. That is the only area that uses "yuins" and is sounds great. My wife is from Carlisle and she...
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    I have one and I love it . My only problem is...

    I have one and I love it . My only problem is that it is so inviting that when I get up for something at a campsite , my hiking buddies are usually in it when I get back. In my opinion it is a...
  9. We just hiked the Baldfaces last weekend and...

    We just hiked the Baldfaces last weekend and there is plenty of water below the summitts. you can easily get by with 2 litres and the leaves should be at peak stage this weekend. But it will be...
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    There are very fwe sites near the summit and...

    There are very fwe sites near the summit and Hermit Lake is where you are asking abaout on the Tuckermans side. You should have reservations to go there , as this wekend will be very crowded.
    On...
  11. If you want to avoid the crowds that weekend try...

    If you want to avoid the crowds that weekend try the Bald Face Circle trail in the eastsern portion of the Whites. This trail starts near the Maine border and runs west over the Baldface mountain...
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    Garfield Ridge shelter is one of the best in The...

    Garfield Ridge shelter is one of the best in The Whites for water, room, few rodents, and cleanliness. We usually take teh short hike up to Mt. garfield to catch the sunset or get up early and...
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    I agree that batteries are an issue and so is...

    I agree that batteries are an issue and so is cloudy water sources. But ii is very fast and so far it has worked well for me. I used ine several times the Central American rain forsests with no...
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    sadly I am pulling out of my SOBO start on...

    sadly I am pulling out of my SOBO start on October 1st of this year. Family situations will require my attention and I must put them first. Maybe another time to live my dream or maybe not. Good...
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    You are sweating which is a good thing and I hope...

    You are sweating which is a good thing and I hope that you are replacing all of the fluids and electrolytes during that time too.

    I agree with not wearing cotton, you can easily find...
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    Bring a tent , unless you really like all the...

    Bring a tent , unless you really like all the noise, crowding and critters. If you plan on taking the dog with you, it is the only fair way to go. Most folks will tolerate your pet , but some will...
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    Guyot tent sites and shelter are a bit of hike...

    Guyot tent sites and shelter are a bit of hike down ( maybe a good mile) but it is well worth the hike. You can also stealth camp near Thoreau falls which is about half way between Zealand falls...
  18. Near Madison hut there are Craig Camp, Gray Knob,...

    Near Madison hut there are Craig Camp, Gray Knob, valley Way tentsites and the Perch leanto. Near Lakes of the Clouds you could dip down to campsite #3 in the Dry river. there are tent sites at...
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    I was never an advocate of filtering water until...

    I was never an advocate of filtering water until I got sick last year from drinking water from a mountain stream in remote Kauaii. It tore me up for almost a week and I would not wish that on...
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    Well done!

    Call it what you will, but it is still an amazing test of human will. The fact that she had zero rest days in between those 47 mile average days is impressive to start. She also did it on very little...
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    i will be up there the week before are you...

    i will be up there the week before are you just doing the AT? hopefully it will be cooler have a great time
  22. walk "heavy" in snake country, they will feel you...

    walk "heavy" in snake country, they will feel you coming and get out of the way usually! i lived there most of my life and spend a lot of time outdoors and it was rare that you saw them. Just be...
  23. It looks bulky.. does it pack well?

    It looks bulky.. does it pack well?
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    I like your thinking on doing your "own" cooking....

    I like your thinking on doing your "own" cooking. the pre packaged trail foods have way to much sodium and other stuff which you can ad if you like for a much cheaper price. What kind of stove do...
  25. The rowds will be an issue no matter what trail...

    The rowds will be an issue no matter what trail you take up to the summit. You can take a trail on the south end of the parking lot at Pinkham and it goes to the Glen Bolder trail. This trail...
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