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    Jones Falls, short side trail east of Roan...

    Jones Falls, short side trail east of Roan Mountain.

    Nick Grindstaff memorial, Johnson Ridge on your way to Damascus ... for the next time you wonder what had value in *your* life.
  2. Thread: Dream Hike?

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    Sounds great! Wishing you many miles together. ...

    Sounds great! Wishing you many miles together.

    Virginia Is Flatter, But It's Not Flat
  3. Marys Rock, camp at Byrds Nest 3. Back down to...

    Marys Rock, camp at Byrds Nest 3. Back down to Big Meadows Wayside, blackberry milkshake.
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    If life has been generous enough to leave you...

    If life has been generous enough to leave you with some extra green in your wallet and the driver has helped ease your journey, pay it forward. Tip generously, and not just because you think it is...
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    Update from my 2018 stay

    Great bunkhouse stay in September 2018, good parking and clean accommodations, super shuttle support on short notice. I plan to return this year and kick off the hiking season this year with a slack...
  6. I suppose you'd better add me to the retard list....

    I suppose you'd better add me to the retard list. I would likely have done the same ... but I would have buried the bodies in the woods.

    Virginia is Not Flat
  7. Moreland Gap Shelter -- resident copperheads removed

    Just back from enjoying the forest and the waterfalls in the Pond Mountain section of the Cherokee NF in the wake of another Hurricane that wasn't. Very little non-human wildlife observed; the mice...
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    That is a seven mile hike from the Front Royal...

    That is a seven mile hike from the Front Royal drop off to the AT trailhead. On the positive side, Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant is on the way.

    Good to see more long haul bus service coming in to...
  9. Thread: Ruins?

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    Nothing left but the foundation of Jim's Pop Corn...

    Nothing left but the foundation of Jim's Pop Corn Stand, which sold sandwiches and ice cream where the AT crosses the Mason Dixon Line at the Maryland-Pennsylvania border....
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    Great Eastern Trail is planned to go by Flagg...

    Great Eastern Trail is planned to go by Flagg Mountain, isn't it?

    http://www.greateasterntrail.net/maps-trail-descriptions/alabama/

    Virginia is Not Flat
  11. Couple of northbound flippers and three who said...

    Couple of northbound flippers and three who said they were from Georgia as they dashed by.

    Virginia is Not Flat
  12. I noticed the red dot trail on the map. Is the...

    I noticed the red dot trail on the map. Is the view worth the extra effort?

    Beautiful valley in any case. If Life gives me the chance to do this all over again, I might try to escape the white...
  13. AT Delaware Water Gap to High Point State Park

    First chunk of my section hike north to Massachusetts. Climb out of DWG was much easier for me than last year's westward climb over the rocks around Mt. Minsi on the Pennsylvania side. Temps were...
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    Great idea! But yes, best to walk it by ATC for...

    Great idea! But yes, best to walk it by ATC for legal concerns. Also perhaps some talk with local emergency rescue crews to choose

    What kind of hours are you thinking of? Once the word gets out,...
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    Planning to start north from Del Water Gap on May...

    Planning to start north from Del Water Gap on May 4 and keep going for a month. Wawayanda to Wildcat will be a tough day for me, suggestions appreciated!

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    Might be worth contacting the ATC office in...

    Might be worth contacting the ATC office in Boiling Springs? When I stumped in there two years ago, they had a list of locals who were opening up lodging in the wake of the Allenberry's backing out....
  17. Better choice than hiking into the dark tired,...

    Better choice than hiking into the dark tired, I'd say. Thanks for validating my concern.
  18. Planning Wawayanda to Wildcat NB in May -- any bivouac stops available in between?

    Sectioning my way north, concerned that I may not be able to fully enjoy Agony Grind, Devil's Ladder, and the boulder climbs if I try to do it in one day? AT Distance Calculator says 12.2 miles, 1960...
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    Not for metallic salts. Even boiling, no use....

    Not for metallic salts. Even boiling, no use. There are also some high acid creeks, with warnings posted. Along the way, you can check out the dam/water treatment structure they are using to protect...
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    Personal preference, but climbing out of Lehigh...

    Personal preference, but climbing out of Lehigh Gap with a full pack did not seem that difficult. Descending in wet conditions would be more ... interesting.

    Agreeing that LG and DWG are great...
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    Agreed. Also Martz bus if you can't shuttle for...

    Agreed. Also Martz bus if you can't shuttle for some reason. Suggest avoiding PHL unless you have your gut set on a cheese steak fix in Philly.

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    Now that my boots are resoled (thanks,...

    Now that my boots are resoled (thanks, Pennsylvania), I plan to start off with Delaware Water Gap northbound as soon as the weather in the Hudson valley starts to warm up, and step off trail when the...
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    Thanks for opening this thread, Hoosier. Lot more...

    Thanks for opening this thread, Hoosier. Lot more folks out on the trail like me than I thought. Hiking my own hike, and happy to see you all at the end of the day if we happen to stop at the same...
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    Parking at Big Meadows and flipflopping/...

    Parking at Big Meadows and flipflopping/ blueblazing as the mood strikes works for me. Marys Rock is a decent view.

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  25. Thread: PA Section

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    Agreeing with @caphiker, blaze orange gear is a...

    Agreeing with @caphiker, blaze orange gear is a must. Even when I hiked through this month (officially archery hunting only), the woods and valleys echoed with the barks of 30s and smallbores....
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