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    Harmony House foods

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  2. Thread: Third Thru-Hike

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    Will you be finishing the trail with this outing?

    Will you be finishing the trail with this outing?
  3. Thread: Third Thru-Hike

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    Retired, I see my family in AZ every other month...

    Retired, I see my family in AZ every other month for a couple of weeks at a time, been working all winter on the house I bought last spring and I have the time to go hiking
  4. Thread: Third Thru-Hike

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    Third Thru-Hike

    I have decided to do a third thru-hike this year, this time SOBO. 2010 NOBO, 2018 Flip-Flop. This is what happens when I have too much free time on my hands. Starting on July 4th from Katahdin.
  5. Thread: Cumberland Trail

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    Time Zone- thanks for the info, I should have...

    Time Zone- thanks for the info, I should have mentioned that I'm no interested in day hikes.

    I'm mainly interested in the section between LaFollette south to Wartburg as of now this seems to be...
  6. Thread: Cumberland Trail

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    Cumberland Trail

    Anyone here hiked any of the sections of the Cumberland Trail in TN? If so what section and what did you think?

    I just started looking online at the CTC website for info, it seems the trail is...
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    Pay the $5 parking fee at Vogel, your car will be...

    Pay the $5 parking fee at Vogel, your car will be safer there than parked on the side of the road. Yes you can park at the other roadside trailheads.
  8. What size are you looking for? My friend has one...

    What size are you looking for? My friend has one for sale, 2018 model, black, roll top size small torso, I'm guessing the belt is a small. I saw the pack last week it's in excellent condition,...
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    Dogwood- all I can say is WOW! I send my...

    Dogwood- all I can say is WOW!

    I send my friend an email asking if she would share her experience from several years ago with the Vernon police, a soccer mom and the A&P. I don't recall the...
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    March can hold all sorts of weather conditions in...

    March can hold all sorts of weather conditions in the Southeast. I would take a small amount of insect repellant, the FHT has lots of water and low areas for breeding. I live in Atlanta last week we...
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    I didn't stay in Vernon but I did resupply there...

    I didn't stay in Vernon but I did resupply there at a full grocery store. Easy road walk but a narrow shoulder




    Hitchhiking in NJ is illegal

    "In the US state New Jersey it is illegal to...
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    vloggers, bloggers and YouTubers oh my

    I'm posting this under humor, it seems to be as good a place as any.
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    How did the early pioneers of long distance backpacking complete their hike, whether it be a...
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    I think the GG The One and SMD Lunar solo are...

    I think the GG The One and SMD Lunar solo are considered a hybrid not double wall.

    SMD is having a sale right now, get a new tent for your trip and SM will seam seal for you.
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    Zero benefit.

    Zero benefit.
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    Why would you want to? The DCF material is...

    Why would you want to? The DCF material is waterproof and the seams are taped, why would you want to spray it with Nikwax or anything else?
  16. Thread: LiteAF 40L Curve

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    Several of the NOBO's I met who claimed to be UL...

    Several of the NOBO's I met who claimed to be UL were carrying tents in the 5-lb range for one person.
  17. Thread: LiteAF 40L Curve

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    Exactly right.

    Exactly right.
  18. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    Coffee- I'm with you on 4-days, this is probably...

    Coffee- I'm with you on 4-days, this is probably average for the FHT, I too average 20-per day on other trails. We originally planned for 3.5 then on the second night decided to push on through just...
  19. Thread: LiteAF 40L Curve

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    I'm not familiar with the LiteAF packs and I...

    I'm not familiar with the LiteAF packs and I didn't watch the unboxing video, never have I cared for so called reviews without the person actually using the gear for at least 100 trail miles or so. I...
  20. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    We started at Table Rock camped the first night...

    We started at Table Rock camped the first night 2-3 miles west of Laurel Valley, second night near Bad Creek
  21. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    We finished in 3-days the last 2-miles in the...

    We finished in 3-days the last 2-miles in the dark under a bright moon. It's an easy trail all the way with lots of water and waterfalls. We saw 2-bears, 7-deer, several wild turkeys and a really fat...
  22. I met a NoBo thru who did a similar kind of hike...

    I met a NoBo thru who did a similar kind of hike in 2010, her husband was crew and chef, he traveled in a 25-ft (I think) camper and pickup meeting her at major road crossings and other roads,...
  23. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    3.5 days is what I estimated, maybe a full 4 days...

    3.5 days is what I estimated, maybe a full 4 days with shorter daylight hours, we're both up and hiking as soon as we can see where our feet are without headlamps, and there is no need to hike after...
  24. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    Scope and Dogwood thanks for the info. We can...

    Scope and Dogwood thanks for the info. We can wait until we get to the trail junction cutting off to Ellicott Rock before deciding on hiking that direction or continuing on the main FHT. We also know...
  25. Thread: Foothills Trail

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    Foothills Trail

    I did a quick search and didn't find much on WB for the FHT, lots of info on the FHT website and I picked up a map at REI yesterday.

    From reading it sounds like an easy trail, 76-miles...
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