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    Foothills Trail - E-W or W-E?

    Going to thru the Foothills starting on Saturday, August 28. Any suggestions on whether to start at Oconee State Park or Table Rock State Park? Thanks.
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    Thanks much for the info. Any estimate at how...

    Thanks much for the info. Any estimate at how long the bus to bus trip will take? Joel
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    Shuttle from Inn at Long Trail to MA 2

    I'm looking to catch a shuttle this Thursday or Friday, August 13th or 14th. I'd like to leave my truck at the Inn at Long Trail and catch a ride down to the start of the trail. If anyone has...
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    Long Trail - waffling between walking Inn at Long...

    Long Trail - waffling between walking Inn at Long Trail to Journey's End, or just starting at the southern end and walking north for as many days as I have.
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    A new thread about bugs - August 15-Sept. 7

    Looks like I'll be taking off August 15 northbound. Any local experts have a best guess about skeeters and other bugs? I'm trying to decide between tarp and tent. Thanks.
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    Yep, thanks Mags, that is really helpful. ...

    Yep, thanks Mags, that is really helpful.

    Chief, great to hear from you. Let's put in some miles this winter on the Foothills Trail. Maybe we can track down your dear old friends from Rainbow...
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    Well Emerald, I know who writes and publishes the...

    Well Emerald, I know who writes and publishes the guide. I'm a member of the GMC, and I have purchased the relevant guide books and the map. Along with those essential printed resources I also value...
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    Well, that answers the question 'what guide...

    Well, that answers the question 'what guide should I buy?', but not the question I asked. I have the guide books and the maps, I'm looking for advice from people familiar with the trail who might...
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    AT Cutoff to Journey's End - Resupply Advice

    I'm looking at doing the northern part of the trail in August but don't know anything about Vermont towns. Any suggestions for the two easiest places for a mail drop/local resupply so I can split the...
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    Gear Tracking Template

    Has anyone built an Excel or Word template that lets them keep track of gear and gear weight? I know it's not a big development task, but no sense re-creating the wheel if there is one out there....
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    I broke down and ordered the Energizer Duo and...

    I broke down and ordered the Energizer Duo and will report back next week on how it works. For only $16 ppd. the worst case scenario is it will work with my car charger converter for road trips when...
  12. Not bad

    But not great either. For that price you could also look at picking up some quality used gear. Plenty of folks on here have multiple tents, bags, packs, etc. that they would unload for $40-$75 each....
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    Found this on-line: http://tinyurl.com/l6z4eq ...

    Found this on-line: http://tinyurl.com/l6z4eq

    Looks like you could plug this into a wall outlet at a hostel and charge up. Anyone use something like this before? Thanks.
  14. Thread: Headlamp

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    Thanks for the great advice. I went with the...

    Thanks for the great advice. I went with the eLite and I'm pretty happy with it - love the red light feature for not blinding shelter mates. Lower hours/batter ratio, but I try and hike during the...
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    Portable Power

    Anyone have experience with devices meant to power up MP3 players, cell phones, etc. when you don't have an outlet or computer handy to plug in to?
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    Aug. 15 - Labor Day

    Any advice on whether the bugs are gone and the chillier weather is holding offf in late August or early September? I can find average daily temps for the cities, but I know the elevation changes...
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    Cohos Trail in August?

    Looking for information about bugs, weather and water on the Cohos Trail in mid/late August. The web site is not terribly informative so I'm hoping some of you New Hampshire/Vermont/Mainers can give...
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    ULA vs. GG - Long Torso

    Anyone with a long torso have experience with these brands? Trying to decide and it's looking like it comes down to fit, as always. Thanks.
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    Headlamp

    Any thoughts on the best light weight head lamp? Thanks.
  20. No problem

    The amount of hiker-trash driving to Trail Days from every direction is amazing. I have no doubt that you'll be able to get in from any point on the trail.
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    For back sleepers the Z-Rest is often plenty in...

    For back sleepers the Z-Rest is often plenty in warm weather. For side sleepers and cooler weather better go with some more padding.
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    Foothills Trail - August

    I've got some vacation time to burn between August 15 and September 8th or so. Would like to do a 100-125 mile trail and seems like the Foothills Trail in NC/SC would fit the bill. Any expert advice...
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    Got some time off between Dec. 13 and Christmas...

    Got some time off between Dec. 13 and Christmas and itching to walk some new ground. What kind of weather will the Foothills Trail area have around then?
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