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  1. It would be nice if phones had this capability...

    It would be nice if phones had this capability and would useful in many situations but I don't think they will replace PLBs for these reasons (some of which others have already pointed out): 1. ...
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    Merrell are the best for me. I have been dealing...

    Merrell are the best for me. I have been dealing with PF for years. I think doing the stretches for PF every day probably does as much for me as the brand of shoes and the type of insoles I wear.
  3. I was there - many years later. There is a...

    I was there - many years later. There is a museum at the site that tells the story of the festival and some of the performers. All very interesting. I was 15 and in Dallas at the time and the...
  4. I hiked in 2008 and there was a blue blaze around...

    I hiked in 2008 and there was a blue blaze around the dam. I wrote in my journal that the the detour was 4 miles but I don't remember much about the route. Here is a picture of the dam from the...
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    April and October are two of the prettiest months...

    April and October are two of the prettiest months in Northern Virginia (dogwoods in the spring and fall colors) and are the two months with the highest average rainfall during the year.
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    Now that's really funny. Thanks for sharing !!!

    Now that's really funny. Thanks for sharing !!!
  7. The shelter log is the place to "make your mark"...

    The shelter log is the place to "make your mark" and leave your name not the shelter itself IMHO.
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    I am just the opposite. Camping alone in the...

    I am just the opposite. Camping alone in the woods miles from the nearest person doesn't bother me IF I am in a tent. Sleeping alone in a shelter, under a tarp or under the stars miles from other...
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    Which sites did you have in mind? I would be...

    Which sites did you have in mind? I would be curious to have a look at them.
  10. Here are a couple of video showing how to put...

    Here are a couple of video showing how to put your hand up through the straps. Leki should know the best way to do it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1h_Oyj179g&ab_channel=LEKILEKI
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    Well put. Adolescents generally haven't...

    Well put. Adolescents generally haven't developed mature decision making skills, they see the world differently from adults and are emotionally immature so they are prone to making poor decisions. ...
  12. Very true.

    Very true.
  13. It is interesting that of all the variables that...

    It is interesting that of all the variables that could possibly explain the physiology changes they found, the researchers chose diet as a causative factor.
    "The controls are pretty tough... " ...
  14. Thread: Phone apps

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    When I want to hike by myself and avoid crowds, I...

    When I want to hike by myself and avoid crowds, I delete all my contacts.
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    Let us know what you come up with. I would like...

    Let us know what you come up with. I would like to try it.
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    I always thought hot was hot but I guess its not....

    I always thought hot was hot but I guess its not. :)
  17. I have "baked" muffin mix in a freezer bag in a...

    I have "baked" muffin mix in a freezer bag in a pot of boiling water before. I mixed up some muffin mix that only needed water in a freezer bag, sealed the bag and placed it in a pot of boiling...
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    Here is an article about how permethrin affects...

    Here is an article about how permethrin affects ticks. It suggests that ticks ability to bite is affected after contact with permethrin. A tick that can't bite isn't much of problem.
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    I agree with you. Seemed to me that in the...

    I agree with you. Seemed to me that in the beginning the bear was trying to drag the pig up the embankment rather than kill it and gave up when too many people started gathering.
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    This subject got my curiosity going about how...

    This subject got my curiosity going about how native peoples would have navigated. It seems that Native Americans made maps but not in a form that you might recognize as such today. There are...
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    You could try this: ...

    You could try this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGW_b-sdGRc&ab_channel=IntenseAngler
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    Add a little of this when you fry up those...

    Add a little of this when you fry up those hashbrowns. Not for the health food crowd but sure tastes good.

    https://baconup.com/product/bacon-up/
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    Once a lady told me the reason her unleashed...

    Once a lady told me the reason her unleashed large dog was growling and snapping at me was "he is only doing that because he smells your fear". Funny thing is I wasn't scared until he started...
  24. On the other hand I suspect most movie goers...

    On the other hand I suspect most movie goers would say " I was expecting a story about a woman confronting personal issues with a back drop of hiking and instead all it was about was hiking." I...
  25. Thread: Bread Crumbs

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    https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/09/can-you-ca...

    https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/09/can-you-catch-covid-19-your-neighbor-s-toilet

    https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200402/Is-coronavirus-spread-through-feces.aspx
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