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  1. Thread: Boots

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    Same here. I've had people on the A.T. ask me...

    Same here.

    I've had people on the A.T. ask me why I'm wearing boots.

    "Because I'm backpacking," is my answer. For one, I like uniformity when it comes to footwear with backpacking. I hike...
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    Arguing isn't my objective. I don't want to tick...

    Arguing isn't my objective. I don't want to tick anyone off. But peoples' selfishness is something that saddens me almost as much as those who are ignored in the world. These are issues that are...
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    And that's really sad. Did you enjoy some nice...

    And that's really sad. Did you enjoy some nice meals over these past couple weeks of holiday time? There are places where children have to pick through a garbage dump to find scraps that will...
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    Question: if you (anyone reading this) chose to...

    Question: if you (anyone reading this) chose to live on the trail, what would you actively be doing to help your fellow human beings in need? I mean, those individuals and organizations who truly...
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    I'm sure your suggestion would work for plenty of...

    I'm sure your suggestion would work for plenty of folks but no slackpacking for me so that's out.
    Some will want to call me nuts or an idiot or lazy but I'm planning on utilizing shelters unless I...
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    I'm not sure I made that claim that I could do...

    I'm not sure I made that claim that I could do that. (Did you read words that I typed that are invisible to me that I don't remember typing?)

    In any case, here's what it looks like...

    9.4...
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    Yet money is continually spent to maintain and...

    Yet money is continually spent to maintain and rebuild shelters, and they are continually used by hikers.
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    Not necessarily definitely. Gorham definitely...

    Not necessarily definitely. Gorham definitely can be skipped. SOBO can resupply in Rangely, 5 nights on the trail, then hit Pinkham Notch (where I'll hope to get a ride into North Conway for the...
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    Possible? Sure. But is it really less ambitious...

    Possible? Sure. But is it really less ambitious if people just wanna wake up, make coffee, chill out, pack, go?
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    Not going South, unless you backtrack 2 miles....

    Not going South, unless you backtrack 2 miles.
    Skipping Gorham, this is a potential place to stop.
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    But (obviously?) when not asleep, having a few...

    But (obviously?) when not asleep, having a few minutes in the morning or evening to soak in a view can possibly make someone's stop at a particular shelter a little bit nicer :)
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    Rattle River Shelter

    Another shelter without a thread...

    Rattle River Shelter,
    eastern New Hampshire

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2688/4230793956_9f7349e410_o.png

    It's close to Gorham but has anyone stayed...
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    Ummm... I'm not sure if I fit into the 2010 thru...

    Ummm... I'm not sure if I fit into the 2010 thru hiker listing. By the time the 2011 thru hiker listing is started, I'll be on the trail. Since I'm starting in 2010 but finishing in 2011, maybe...
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    AT Recommended Reading?

    Some hikers might wanna do some AT-related reading
    before hitting the trail...

    but there are soooo many books out there... which to get???

    So I'm wondering if some of y'all might wanna...
  15. Every state has something worth seeing, something...

    Every state has something worth seeing, something that's part of the history of this great country, some spot where you can kick back and enjoy the heck out of a beautiful sunset... yes, Delaware,...
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    It's not exact; it's just a rough outline. I...

    It's not exact; it's just a rough outline. I don't want to have any schedule except to know I will start on exactly September 23 and finish on exactly the first full day of Spring. I'm just tryin'...
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    I was thinking the same thing! Please let us...

    I was thinking the same thing!
    Please let us know what you come up with! :)
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    Wow. That's worth a stop. I was kinda planning...

    Wow. That's worth a stop. I was kinda planning to go from Kay Wood Lean-to (before Upper Goose Pond) to Lee, Mass (going SOBO in the Fall.) There's a cabin at Upper Goose Pond but it won't be open...
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    Some folks might dig that. In suburban NJ,...

    Some folks might dig that.

    In suburban NJ, about 20 miles northwest of midtown Manhattan, I grew up with a view of NYC literally from my backyard. Always beautiful on a clear night. I don't get...
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    Shelters with a View?

    Which shelters on the trail have a great view?

    Particularly nice at sunset or sunrise or at any old time at all?

    Some pics I saw from Kid Gore in Vermont looked pretty cool.

    Any others?
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    Once again, in the time it takes for you to find...

    Once again, in the time it takes for you to find out the intentions of someone who is invading your personal space, they could kill you. Question is: do you potentially allow that to happen? Or...
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    I don't think that's drastic at all. American...

    I don't think that's drastic at all. American citizens have every right to defend themselves at home and home for some people is a tent. The rules don't change depending on your type of housing. ...
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    I might never do a NOBO and a SOBO to compare...

    I might never do a NOBO and a SOBO to compare which, in my opinion, is better, but starting on the First Day of Fall sounds amazing to me. I'll be in the Whites in mid-October and I'll be through...
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    Not if you're SOBO like I'll be.

    Not if you're SOBO like I'll be.
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    Melville Nauheim Shelter

    here's another that is missing a thread.

    looks like it's just 1.6 miles from Vt. 9 (road to Bennington)

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2761/4222380679_aa28de314d_o.png
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