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    Bummer I'm flying to Utah that weekend, but hope...

    Bummer I'm flying to Utah that weekend, but hope to make the next one.
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    Would someone be willing to figure out a date for...

    Would someone be willing to figure out a date for this, since we have now determined there is plenty of interest?
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    I hope you all have it a weekend I am in town!

    I hope you all have it a weekend I am in town!
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    If I'm back in GA by then, I'd like to join you...

    If I'm back in GA by then, I'd like to join you all.
  5. Thread: Pct?

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    Another 2014 PCT journal

    Sure hope you enjoy your new Darien UL, Mark! Neat that you got the modification- will be interested to hear how that works.

    Since Mark just provided a link to his journal for the PCT, I will add...
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    Great to see you and 2ply! Always like to hang...

    Great to see you and 2ply! Always like to hang out with you all and hear your stories so will have to do another hang soon. Sorry not to stay up there longer, but we did stay warm camped down near...
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    Hey old4hats, 2ply, and Maddog (and who ever else...

    Hey old4hats, 2ply, and Maddog (and who ever else is going),

    Know Iím late but plans have been up in the air. Good news though- a couple friends and I are heading towards Springer for New Years....
  8. Thread: Pct?

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    Ah good to know what youíll be taking, given your...

    Ah good to know what youíll be taking, given your experience on the JMT.


    Oh wow, thanks, Fronkey! Thatís very generous of you! Looks like from your recent video that you've been running into...
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    Hello RichardD! Just finished reading your JMT...

    Hello RichardD! Just finished reading your JMT trailjournals-- really enjoyable (but it sounds like it was cold many nights). Glad to know you had such success finding hammock spots.

    WOW four...
  10. Thread: Pct?

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    Hello SloBro! Glad to hear of your plan to hike...

    Hello SloBro! Glad to hear of your plan to hike the PCT. Will look forward to more planning discussions with you. :)
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    Ga> Springer Mt>New Years Eve Hang

    This does sound interesting! Where do folks typically hike in from?
  12. Thread: Pct?

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    I bought the new iphone specifically for the the...

    I bought the new iphone specifically for the the PCT as well. Had been wondering about how to get the most out of the phone w/out signal, so this is excellent information. Sounds like I really can...
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    Got back from a long weekend backpacking (and...

    Got back from a long weekend backpacking (and testing out my new smartphone as a matter of fact), and am delighted to learn about using GE to scout the trail. Just installed it (now that I can load...
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    After skimming over the trail journals and HF...

    After skimming over the trail journals and HF threads you've assembled, I'm more inclined than ever to try bringing the hammock the whole way!

    Very interested to read your description of the...
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    Just wanted to post an update in case anyone is...

    Just wanted to post an update in case anyone is looking at making a karo top quilt. I loved this quilt so much that I made another one- a winter version (19 oz total) using Argon fabric (nice soft...
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    Sorry to miss this. As an aside... saw you...

    Sorry to miss this.

    As an aside... saw you were asking about Argon fabric-- just got done making a fall top quilt with the stuff. It turned out to be fine to work with, and is super soft-...
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    Hey everyone! Sorry to say I'll miss you all...

    Hey everyone! Sorry to say I'll miss you all this weekend. Have a great time and hope to catch you next time.
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    Thanks for starting this thread, enyapjr. I'm...

    Thanks for starting this thread, enyapjr. I'm looking at the PCT for 2014, and have been having the same questions. Happy to read this thread and check out these references.

    Have you figured out...
  19. Great trip report! Enjoyed seeing your campsites...

    Great trip report! Enjoyed seeing your campsites and that it's possible to hang the whole trail. Looks absolutely gorgeous.
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    I should be able to do Oct. 25-27. Look forward...

    I should be able to do Oct. 25-27. Look forward to seeing everyone.
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    Great idea! Glad you suggested it. Sure hope...

    Great idea! Glad you suggested it. Sure hope it's a weekend I can make it (ie not the 19th).
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    Sleeves are sold pending funds.

    Sleeves are sold pending funds.
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    SOLD: Hammock Gear Cuben Sleeves

    I would like to sell my Hammock Gear Cuben Sleeves, camouflage pattern. Used only once in the backyard. Weigh 1 oz for both.

    Described in this thread. HG link here.

    I paid $32 when I ordered...
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    I'm in! Thanks!

    I'm in! Thanks!
  25. Magnificent photos! That privy sure has quite a...

    Magnificent photos! That privy sure has quite a view.
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    I agree with BigRed77. Was just up there this...

    I agree with BigRed77.

    Was just up there this weekend (Labor Day). Nice parking at Frozen Creek Trailhead- hardly anyone else there- no problems.

    The 5 mile Canebreak Trail follows old roads,...
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    Great report and photos, Swampfox!

    Great report and photos, Swampfox!
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    Thanks for the info on the Caesar's Head spur! ...

    Thanks for the info on the Caesar's Head spur! Last year, I hiked a bit of the spur from Sassafras Mtn, so got a taste of that steep section, but didn't have time to make it all the way to Caesar's...
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    Great video and wonderful that you did a yo-yo...

    Great video and wonderful that you did a yo-yo hike! Enjoyed seeing your flower photos, and how lucky that you saw the oconee bells.

    How was the spur to Caesar's Head?
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    The Bartram is a fantastic trail, and October...

    The Bartram is a fantastic trail, and October should be a great time of year to do it!

    Already looks like you've got some excellent recommendations here already.

    I don't recall any stream...
  31. Water-repellent down source for DIY projects

    I'm looking for down to make a winter DIY down top quilt, and I see that thru-hiker is now selling 800 fill activ-dri down by the ounce.

    Anyone know of other water-repellent/hydrophobic down...
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    Thanks for all the great info and warnings about...

    Thanks for all the great info and warnings about ticks and mosquitoes. WOW you all weren't kidding- they were horrific. But that didn't stop us from having a fantastic trip. We took the suggestion...
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    Looks like a great trip. Those ladies are so...

    Looks like a great trip. Those ladies are so lucky!
  34. I've never had trouble parking at the 76 bridge,...

    I've never had trouble parking at the 76 bridge, 28 bridge, or Burrell's Ford- parked at each place probably half a dozen times or more.

    The section between the 76 bridge and the 28 bridge makes...
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    Ugh! Had a few ticks this year, but not that...

    Ugh! Had a few ticks this year, but not that bad. OK off to get permethrin...
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    Thanks, I'll look into the Ice Age Trail and...

    Thanks, I'll look into the Ice Age Trail and Copper Falls as well. And will look for your trip reports. Have fun!
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    Really enjoyed that video of your trip! What an...

    Really enjoyed that video of your trip! What an adventure, and so glad you all got out of there when you had the chance.

    Great- I see that northern trailhead on my map, so will check that out....
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    Thanks so much, supertreker, for the...

    Thanks so much, supertreker, for the recommendations! Will definitely check out the McCormick and Sturgeon Gorge Wilderness areas, and do those hikes.

    Hadn't seen that website, so will check it...
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    Nice meeting you too, and loved seeing your...

    Nice meeting you too, and loved seeing your beautiful hammock. Hope to see you on another hang.
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    Really awesome photos! Thanks for posting them!

    Really awesome photos! Thanks for posting them!
  41. When the higher mountains in Georgia and North...

    When the higher mountains in Georgia and North Carolina get really cold during winter, I often find the Chattooga River Trail to be a bit warmer since it's lower elevation. It can be combined with...
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    Great hang! I had a wonderful time. Really...

    Great hang! I had a wonderful time. Really enjoyed seeing everyone and meeting the new folks. Hope we can do another hang around here again soon.

    Here are some photos, mostly from the hikes to...
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    Awesome photos from your Porcupine Mountains...

    Awesome photos from your Porcupine Mountains trip- and sweet views. Might have to go check that area out. Thanks!

    It sounds like this area has some great wildlife. Probably should get myself a...
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    WI/MI- Trap Hills or Sylvania Area Info

    I will be traveling to Land O Lakes Wisconsin at the end of June, and am looking for any recommendations for hikes in Michigan's UP region or Northern Wisconsin around Ottawa National Forest,...
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    Wow what a story, old4hats. Glad you all are OK....

    Wow what a story, old4hats. Glad you all are OK. But sorry to hear a bear in that area has associated campsite with food and isn't afraid of people.
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    Thanks, that's exactly what I was hoping to hear.

    Thanks, that's exactly what I was hoping to hear.
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    Absolutely plan to bring it on the hang,...

    Absolutely plan to bring it on the hang, BajaHanger. Hoping to get some rigging pointers for the panel pullouts and doors.

    Look forward to meeting you! :)
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    Yeah, seeing how long others have waited, I felt...

    Yeah, seeing how long others have waited, I felt really lucky in comparison.
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    First trip with new HG Camo cuben tarp

    I was thrilled to get my new HG Camo Standard Cuben Fiber Tarp with Doors in time for a backpacking trip this Memorial Day weekend. I'd placed the order in early April, and really appreciate the...
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    Count me in too!

    Count me in too!
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