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  1. The busiest section is the area closest to Hwy...

    The busiest section is the area closest to Hwy 49. Most people are taking short walks from the parking lot on 49. After a mile you may encounter a few groups of hikers. There are other parking...
  2. BTW......thats how I came up with the alias...

    BTW......thats how I came up with the alias Tuxhiker.
  3. Youre welcome. I hike the Tux trail almost every...

    Youre welcome. I hike the Tux trail almost every weekend. More often in summer. It doesnt get as overgrown in summer as BCT. Also has a lot less bugs. Got ticks on BCT last time i went. No ticks on...
  4. When they burned a few weeks ago the fire got out...

    When they burned a few weeks ago the fire got out of control at the 3 mile area and burned the bridge. They now have replaced the burned bridge with a metal grate. That area is ok now. There is a...
  5. Can go anytime after school ends this Fri.

    Can go anytime after school ends this Fri.
  6. Might be interested. Will be done with school end...

    Might be interested. Will be done with school end of week. Schedule will be flexible.
  7. The trail is in good condition now. Was cleared...

    The trail is in good condition now. Was cleared recently. Two unbridged water crossings. Plenty water available. Need to filter. Numerous access points via landings and road crossings. A good map is...
  8. Thanx! Sounds like a great time! Leg finally...

    Thanx! Sounds like a great time! Leg finally healing. Maybe we can do a spring hang!
  9. Hope ya'll had a great weekend! Hope to see a...

    Hope ya'll had a great weekend! Hope to see a trip report! Wish we could have participated.
  10. Probably have to wait for next one. Injured...

    Probably have to wait for next one. Injured myself hiking on BCT. Wound got infected. Required surgery. Dont think it will be healed over by then. Very disappointed. Have fun!
  11. Thanks DD for saving us a place. I will bring...

    Thanks DD for saving us a place. I will bring another pack of dogs, cheese, chili for dogs, mustard, marshmellows, graham crackers, hersheys.
  12. There will be one female for sure - me! My son...

    There will be one female for sure - me! My son cant leave N.O. till 6 pm earliest. We will meet up in Hammond about 7. May be after 9 arriving. If campsites start filling up, would appreciate it if...
  13. It might be late when we arrive due to work and...

    It might be late when we arrive due to work and driving distance. Should i send resevation $$ to someone?
  14. The developed site is fine with me if my son can...

    The developed site is fine with me if my son can share the same site with me.
  15. My son Jaron (25) and myself. Deborah

    My son Jaron (25) and myself.

    Deborah
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    The only one I know of from the coast is Drifter....

    The only one I know of from the coast is Drifter. I am new at posting on this site. I will try searching for things he has recently posted and try to reply and let him know about this thread unless...
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    Oops! Is Homochita near Laurel?

    Oops! Is Homochita near Laurel?
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    Sticky: Its where I hike most of the time...Tuxachanie...

    Its where I hike most of the time...Tuxachanie Trail (in Desota N.F. Near MS Gulf Coast).
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    Im interested. Live in Gulfport. Just saw the...

    Im interested. Live in Gulfport. Just saw the thread yesterday. Is that near Laurel?
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    AOGirl, Welcome from the MS Gulf Coast. I am...

    AOGirl,
    Welcome from the MS Gulf Coast. I am also new in HF. People have been very helpful here.

    Not sure how far it is from Mobile, but Black Creek Trail in Desota National Forest is good for...
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    Welcome Nodust.... I'm just across the state...

    Welcome Nodust.... I'm just across the state line on the MS Gulf Coast.
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    Welcome Erin! I'm new here too. My son who...

    Welcome Erin!

    I'm new here too. My son who just graduated from college wants to try polyphasic sleep schedules. I'm glad I read your post so I know to suggest to him that a hammock might help.
    ...
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    Thanks for all the replies and info! A...

    Thanks for all the replies and info!

    A Mississippi hang would be awesome! Maybe somewhere in the middle of the state to make it easy for all to come. Don't know that area very well, but the...
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    Drifter, Glad to know that I can find Amsteel...

    Drifter,

    Glad to know that I can find Amsteel locally. My shipping cost fron Reddin was about $7.

    I have been up half the night making my 1st WS. The next one will be easy (hopefully) now that...
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    I enjoyed seeing a little bit of Scotland as a...

    I enjoyed seeing a little bit of Scotland as a college student 35 yrs ago. Had lots of fun traveling with a Britrail pass and staying in youth hostels. Beautiful countryside! Saw lots of sheep....
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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! ...

    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!

    Drifter.... I think the sandbar you mentioned is in the Red Hills section of the trail. That is my favorite section to hike because the hills help prepare me...
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    Hello from the MS Gulf Coast

    Hello from Gulfport MS!

    I have enjoyed reading your posts for several months now and have learned a lot from them. I hope to eventually contribute information, but am still a newbie hanger.

    I...
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