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    Hiking Suggestions in Denali

    I always get a lot of good advice for trips here, so I wanted to ask for suggestions on this trip.

    I am headed up to Alaska next month and will have a week to hike in Denali!! I know there are no...
  2. Thanks for the link. I'll check it out. I'll be...

    Thanks for the link. I'll check it out. I'll be the son in this trip. But looking forward to when I have kids taking them up there.
  3. Thanks for the continued input. I'll look into...

    Thanks for the continued input. I'll look into the bug shirts. Been meaning to get one. Planning on doing more canoing and checking out the swamps in Louisiana this spring and are going to need...
  4. Thanks for the suggestion. I was going to come...

    Thanks for the suggestion. I was going to come up with another place to go incase weather or something else wasn't looking good. I'll have to look at that.
  5. Thanks for the advice coming in. I have a lot of...

    Thanks for the advice coming in. I have a lot of things to look into. I usually try and not go to places with a big permit and designated campsites. But I always wanted to head up there.
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  6. Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Planning Help

    I'm working on planning a 2 week canoe trip in the Boundary Waters this summer. I'm not thinking anything too ambitious. Just a father/son trip with a lot of fishing thrown in.

    I'm really open...
  7. Thanks for the comments and tips. Sent...

    Thanks for the comments and tips. Sent Footslogger a PM. Taking my girlfriend that is from New Orleans and only been to 6000ft once. Making a few different plans and going to watch her to see if...
  8. Thanks for the concern. Didn't add taking a day...

    Thanks for the concern. Didn't add taking a day in denver plus didn't add the short first day. Not one for planning too much and not afraid to sit and watch the view for a days.
  9. Hike Suggestions in Medicine Bow National Forest, WY

    Has anyone been to Medicine Bow National Forest in WY? Planning on going there soon and trying to decide a good friday to tuesday hike. Willing to piece together some shorter ones. One of my thoughts...
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    We make our own decisions on the risks when we...

    We make our own decisions on the risks when we knowingly go regaurdless of the risks. It doesn't mater if it is a weekend hike or a long mutli week hike. We all know the risks. You have to feel...
  11. Thanks for all of the suggestions. It really did...

    Thanks for all of the suggestions. It really did help. The plan is to get tickets into Burlington, Vt. From there it could be the 'dacks or the LT. I think that is going to be a last minute...
  12. Sorry buddy looking for something new. Plus this...

    Sorry buddy looking for something new. Plus this is going to be a good test on how we travel together with my buddy I'm going to Australia with next year.
  13. That might be an option. Right now I am in a...

    That might be an option. Right now I am in a shipyard in Anacortes, WA and I think it is Rainier I see in the distance.
  14. Thanks for the suggestion. Later winter would be...

    Thanks for the suggestion. Later winter would be nice, but have to plan around the days I got. Forgoing the shoe shoes for just some snow isn't a show stopper.

    I'll look into that. Flying into...
  15. Thanks for the suggestions. I'm open to longer...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I'm open to longer trips. I only have Wednessday through Monday morning open and was trying to make the most of it. I'm feeling the need to get out of the South. Too...
  16. Suggestions for a Thanks Giving Hike anywhere in US not on the AT

    I posted this over on HF and didn't get any good suggestions so I thought I would give WB a try.

    Not sure why, but I am having problems coming up with a place to go hiking over Thanks Giving. ...
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    Thanks for the shout out. I hammock mainly until...

    Thanks for the shout out. I hammock mainly until the south. The south in December and January got a little more than I wanted to do with the cold and a hammock. Plus the very long nights in the...
  18. I'm spending a month or so in Europe for work. I...

    I'm spending a month or so in Europe for work. I work with people from Norway a lot in the US. I am always surprised by their laid back nature. No matter how much I have to do in the office if I...
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    Close to that in 07. I think 7 of the 10 days in...

    Close to that in 07. I think 7 of the 10 days in the wilderness were rain. A lot past that. My favorite was when it was raining just hard enough to get wet and not want to wear rain gear, but not...
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    I wonder how many northbounders that drop out...

    I wonder how many northbounders that drop out early would drop out after the first day in Maine. I had to laugh when northbounders were telling me how hard GA was. It was hard because you were...
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    I didn't think finishing at Springer was...

    I didn't think finishing at Springer was anticlimactic at all. It was the stopping point to where I hiked across the country. It is what you want it to be. I loved it just as much as I would have...
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    He just openned a couple years ago, not sure if...

    He just openned a couple years ago, not sure if he is still there, but Ye old backpacker put us up at the outfitter and took us to a good grocery store. Same spot as Cabela's but can't remember the...
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    In all honesty that is why I went south instead...

    In all honesty that is why I went south instead of north. I was trying to finish up grad school but couldn't in time. In retrospect school wise I should have left and finished when I got back. In...
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    Get on and pick a direction. Forgot to add...

    Get on and pick a direction.

    Forgot to add that don't think the summer in Maine is warm at night. Some chilly high 40's when I was there.
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    You won't be alone unless you want to. I only...

    You won't be alone unless you want to. I only spent 1 night alone in the wilderness. Other were supposed to join me, but had to stop short for an injury. Tons of kids camp groups going through...
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