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    That's what I did last trip. Very feasible.

    That's what I did last trip. Very feasible.
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    I've liked this stuff since the old days when it...

    I've liked this stuff since the old days when it was called "Instant Breakfast." And as others do, I add Nido, which is whole milk.

    Been here since 2003. Duplicate threads are common and always...
  3. Thread: Itís Done!!!

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    CONGRATS Berserker! I also took 13 years, from...

    CONGRATS Berserker! I also took 13 years, from 2003 to 2017 (that's 14 years, but one year couldn't hike due to an injury).

    Welcome to the club!
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    Neither, the 18th. We'll be at #37 the 17th.

    Neither, the 18th. We'll be at #37 the 17th.
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    #38 is at the base of the tower, ... but I will...

    #38 is at the base of the tower, ... but I will say that the spots for tents & hammocks are quite spread out, so poke around here and there for a spot that suits you.

    It's chilly up there at a...
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    Mt. Sterling is on that side and will test your...

    Mt. Sterling is on that side and will test your groin. Good choice of trails to make a loop. I've done it more than once and am happy to recommend it. Firetower on top.
  7. OUCH! "Anne Renner, 24, of Arlington,...

    OUCH!

    "Anne Renner, 24, of Arlington, Illinois, was hiking north on the Appalachian Trail through the Mahoosuc Notch when she fell and broke her leg against a large rock on Monday evening, said...
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    Poll: I always carry my smartphone ... and paper maps. ...

    I always carry my smartphone ... and paper maps. Funny how some seem to think it's either/or.

    On the AT and JMT, it was Guthook. On most others, it's Gaia GPS ... and I do track myself on those.
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    From the WhiteBlaze User Agreement: "4....

    From the WhiteBlaze User Agreement: "4. Discussions involving how to commit illegal acts ... are forbidden."

    The OP has said he doesn't even intend to skirt the rules. Good for him.
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    What he said. Never thought about a disability...

    What he said. Never thought about a disability or "doctor's note," though. Might ask the Backcountry Ranger Office?
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    It's a "screw you" to fellow hikers on the wait...

    It's a "screw you" to fellow hikers on the wait list (that is, watching for a campsite to open up).
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    Since it has nothing to do with the AT, I've got...

    Since it has nothing to do with the AT, I've got to agree with you.
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    Hmmmm... Kennebec and crazy people? I want to...

    Hmmmm... Kennebec and crazy people? I want to say lightning, but will not.

    Here's one: Cause of most deaths in the GSMNP? Second?
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    The GSMNP is full of great 2-3 day loops. And,...

    The GSMNP is full of great 2-3 day loops. And, given that you want to hike weekdays, not weekend, you should be able to find campsites available, online. If you prefer, just call the "Backcountry"...
  15. Cold temps and snow possible at a mile high in...

    Cold temps and snow possible at a mile high in March & April? You betcha!
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    Failing to "start slow, then slow down," ... as...

    Failing to "start slow, then slow down," ... as the adage advises.

    Carrying too much fear weight.
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    Nothing to celebrate.

    Nothing to celebrate.
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    The Whites.

    The Whites.
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    Congratulations! Only 12 years? Man you're...

    Congratulations! Only 12 years? Man you're fast! Took me 14 years. LOL Then again, you're a young whipper-snapper.

    I relished the sense of accomplishment, but missed having a goal in front of...
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    I thru'd the JMT SOBO last summer, 8-28 to 9-21. ...

    I thru'd the JMT SOBO last summer, 8-28 to 9-21. We had perfect weather and temps. Generally 70s daytime and 40s nighttime. Three nights it dipped to freezing. I was careful not to get sunburned.
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    What am I missing? I don't see any distance on...

    What am I missing? I don't see any distance on that screen shot.
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    No problem. Everybody has to start somewhere. ...

    No problem. Everybody has to start somewhere. If you click on your name and go to your profile, you can click on "Latest Started Threads" or "Latest Posts" and get right to your threads and posts. ...
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    If Alltrails is the one I tried once upon a time...

    If Alltrails is the one I tried once upon a time (paid version), they take free amateur stuff from the unwashed public, package it, and sell it for their profit. Garbage in, garbage out without...
  24. I finished "When You Find my Body" a couple of...

    I finished "When You Find my Body" a couple of days ago. I give it 5 stars or 10 rotten tomatoes or whatever the measuring rod is.

    It is very well researched. It is very well analyzed. It is...
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    Might I recommend you read some books? "The Sun...

    Might I recommend you read some books? "The Sun Does Shine" by Anthony Ray Hinton and "The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist." Blatant systemic racism by Southern criminal justice government...
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