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    One of the most memorable trail Magic’s I had was...

    One of the most memorable trail Magic’s I had was individual Sunny D bottles and chips. On a hot summer day, sweet ice cold juices and salty snacks were a perfect combination.
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    He will pop up somewhere else with sensational claims and fabulous stories with no pictures or other hikers to back it up (he once claimed on a podcast he was on Naked and Afraid but that episode...
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    Just my opinion but I believe the Tarptent Moment...

    Just my opinion but I believe the Tarptent Moment DW is one of the most perfect tents for 1P. It’s roomy, double walled, awesome ventilation, dual doors, can be set up in the pouring rain without the...
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    GA is great for hammocking and you can find...

    GA is great for hammocking and you can find better views that might have uneven ground which wouldn’t be conducive in a tent.
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    If you’re only out 1 or 2 times a year, it’s not...

    If you’re only out 1 or 2 times a year, it’s not worth spending money to have sore shoulders with the weight you’re carrying. Ideally you want to be closer to an 8lb base in order to feel the...
  6. It was someone with severe mental issues. They...

    It was someone with severe mental issues. They were on the trail but he was not a hiker in the sense that we think of hikers.
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    I love that stretch in the fall when the leaves...

    I love that stretch in the fall when the leaves turn. Rausch Gap Shelter as delicious water flowing right in front of the shelter, too.
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    I bought a pair of Waldies (the original before...

    I bought a pair of Waldies (the original before Crocs) at Mountain Crossings and they are almost half the weight of crocs and more comfortable. Still going strong 3 years later.
  9. I should clarify. When I meant he was coddled and...

    I should clarify. When I meant he was coddled and never tested, I was referring to the poster who was referring to his childhood and growing years. I wasn’t referring to his current journey.
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    I’ve mostly stopped watching. It feels like it’s becoming too commercial. He has a video editor, the videos are flashy, but most of all, reading some of the fan comments just shows there’s some...
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    Someone on Reddit did a really good job of...

    Someone on Reddit did a really good job of compiling the false narrative Bob created about his hikes. It was so good that, once busted. Bob had the ATC change his 2,000 miler claim from section hiker...
  12. Six Moon Designs Minimalist has one that’s...

    Six Moon Designs Minimalist has one that’s standard on that pack. Companies that would add one custom: Superior Wilderness Designs and Zimmberbuilt to name a few.
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    What a shame. That hostel had a great reputation...

    What a shame. That hostel had a great reputation and was perfectly placed in PA.
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    I used to live right there. The ATC office there...

    I used to live right there. The ATC office there has all the info you need. Call them a day or two ahead and give them your information. They will put parking passes in the box if it’s on a weekend. ...
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    You know, for all the people in the FB thru...

    You know, for all the people in the FB thru hiking pages who are tripping over themselves to provide trail magic, this is perfect for them. They can get the recognition they crave but don’t have to...
  16. You can also mail from Franklin. There’s a Postal...

    You can also mail from Franklin. There’s a Postal Plus type place down by the Budget Inn and Kountry Kitchen.
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    You can also use a resupply service like Zero Day...

    You can also use a resupply service like Zero Day Resupply.

    On a side note, I’m always surprised at how under equipped Fontana is every year. It’s like it’s a shock when hikers come through.
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    I had to get off trail at NOC and spent two days...

    I had to get off trail at NOC and spent two days in Bryson City. I loved it and basically ate my way through the town. There’s a list of local shuttle drivers at the outfitters that will take you...
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    Reddit r/ultralight has some fairly recent...

    Reddit r/ultralight has some fairly recent threads on BPWD. Serious buyer beware.
  20. I was camping in SEKI this weekend. Rangers said...

    I was camping in SEKI this weekend. Rangers said they’re over 150% snow pack. There’s another foot coming tomorrow and more snow later in the week.
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    A used Tarptent Protrail is a good suggestion....

    A used Tarptent Protrail is a good suggestion. You may also find a used Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 on various sites for that price as well.
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    Is this available or did the other person buy it?

    Is this available or did the other person buy it?
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    I just saw this pad in REI the other day and...

    I just saw this pad in REI the other day and almost picked it up to supplement my current pad in winter camping. The Switchback is 0.9” thick and the Z Lite Sol is 0.75” thick although visually, the...
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    The Soto Windmaster with the 4 Flex stand will...

    The Soto Windmaster with the 4 Flex stand will hold it. That combination is also very fuel efficient and boils water almost as fast as a Jetboil set-up will.

    Note: if you buy the Windmaster, make...
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    Congratulations! And thank you for supplying so...

    Congratulations! And thank you for supplying so much data to the forum. Happy trails!
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