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    Very nice! Thanks for sharing Paw. I had very...

    Very nice! Thanks for sharing Paw.
    I had very similar encounter in Ocala National forest. I had set up near a pond and started dinner when mama and cub walked out of the woods edge to have a drink...
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    Another great use that I've found for vacuum seal...

    Another great use that I've found for vacuum seal bags is for toilet paper. It shrinks down to nothing in size, so I keep a few at the bottom of my pack for back-up situations.
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    Ditto your advise. I'm also a Florida native and...

    Ditto your advise. I'm also a Florida native and have ridden out (3) strong hurricanes with the eye passing over my house. I've also section hiked the AT with 6 days of straight rain and high wind...
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    I do love the inflatable air pads but have not...

    I do love the inflatable air pads but have not had good luck with the NEMO tensor. I have three. One 20 inch for solo and two 25 inch for couples setup. I've had two flats, both with pin holes in the...
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    [QUOTE=jjozgrunt;2195080]http://www.hikershuttles....

    [QUOTE=jjozgrunt;2195080]http://www.hikershuttles.com/costs.html[/QUOTE

    Ditto on Tom "10-K" Bradford. One of the best.
  6. Thanks for the tip. Every year I send a supply...

    Thanks for the tip. Every year I send a supply box for a long section hike and think there has to be a better way.
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    Yes, ironically water is a limited commonality in...

    Yes, ironically water is a limited commonality in some areas of the Florida Trail. A good filter with provisions to back-flush the heavy tannin's is a necessity. Check with GutHooks App or other...
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    Ocala is one of my favorite sections of the...

    Ocala is one of my favorite sections of the Florida Trial. I hit it on long weekends about 3-4 times during the winter. The Ocean-to-Lake hike hosted by the FT Loxahatchee Chapter is also a great...
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    I posted the same question last year for an...

    I posted the same question last year for an October section trip. As is posted from the good folks here... Just Hitch it. You'll be glad you did. ...
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    From my experience on the AT & Florida Trail,...

    From my experience on the AT & Florida Trail, you're more likely to run into a pack of hunt dogs than a hunter. But all my hunter encounters have been friendly. Most are just using hunting as an...
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    There is also a large meadow down hill from the...

    There is also a large meadow down hill from the Deep Gap parking area. Water is either Kimsey Creek or north on the trail. 0.2 miles a stream and 0.3 miles and piped source.
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    Love it. Thanks.

    Love it. Thanks.
  13. I have the AT Android version. At the top there...

    I have the AT Android version. At the top there are three menu options, Map, Guild & Elevation. Pick Guide and there's the Search option that will find all entries that meet the search criteria...
  14. Thread: The New Nomads

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    The New Nomads

    This long distance hikers blog by Kimberlie Dame is too interesting not to share. I was LMAO with some of the post in “Dangerous Thoughts to Entertain When Walking Alone in the Wilderness” , reliving...
  15. Ticks and skeeters in Ocala NF during January to March?

    was just in the Farles Lake area March 14 and ticks are there. I usually don't pick up ticks but did this trip. Will treat clothes next time I go
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    Your right Rush, I have both 2014 and 2016 guides...

    Your right Rush, I have both 2014 and 2016 guides and I see that water source has been removed now from Kelly Knob.
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    I just got back myself from I40 to Sam's Gap. The...

    I just got back myself from I40 to Sam's Gap. The shelters were the only reliable water spots and some of those were dry, including Walnut Mountain. Had to backtrack towards Lemon Gap for water. When...
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    Anybody seen Hazard on the trail?

    I ran into this brave soul near Walnut Mountain south of Hot Springs NC Oct 17th. He had been on the trail for four days and headed to GA. I wish him the best. Where is he now? Yes, those are cowboy...
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    Ah... Rush, you must have found that water source...

    Ah... Rush, you must have found that water source that is in AWOL's guide that I never found when I camped on Kelly Knob a few years ago. I had enough water for dinner, but I had none for breakfast,...
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    Thanks for the input. I was looking forward to a...

    Thanks for the input. I was looking forward to a lighter haul this section with the plentiful sources in this area. But looks like I need to bring extra vessels.
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    Water availability - Davenport Gap to Erwin

    I'm section hiking mid Oct from Davenport Gap to Erwin. AWOL's guide shows plenty of reliable water sources in this area but I see from other post that this is a dry year. Anyone have current info in...
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    Anybody having trouble buying the Sawyer...

    Anybody having trouble buying the Sawyer Permethrin Insect Repellent Clothing Treatment? I saw it 2 months ago everywhere, now can't find it now that I'm ready to use it. REI & Amazon show as not...
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    Apparently it was from WB, but now defunct?...

    Apparently it was from WB, but now defunct?
    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/22730-The-WhiteBlaze-AT-Data-Base?highlight=database
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    I have the full version has a Word file, but it...

    I have the full version has a Word file, but it is from a 2007 database and it has no reference as to from it came from. I'd recommend something more up to date like AWOL's excellent guide or...
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    Jetboil pots are also the perfect size cozy for...

    Jetboil pots are also the perfect size cozy for freezer bags. Top of bags neatly folder over lip of Jetboil making an instant cozy. Note, the tall Jetboil Flash pots, not the new short fat MiniMo.
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