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  1. Thread: Hello from KY

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    welcome to the obsession of a life time.

    welcome to the obsession of a life time.
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    Count me in please.

    Count me in please.
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    cpap machine, mask, hose, small stuff sack that...

    cpap machine, mask, hose, small stuff sack that the mask and hose are stored in holds my pocket items, and a head lamp; cause I have to get up at least once a night to go weeeeeeeee.
  4. Thread: Sleep Apnea

    by scoffman
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    Good luck with the P8 battery like I mentioned I...

    Good luck with the P8 battery like I mentioned I have a setting of 12 and consistently can only get 10 hours use out of that battery. I guess if I was sleeping like I would with out the cpap, a five...
  5. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    I'm happy that one worked out for you. I know I...

    I'm happy that one worked out for you. I know I had a heck of a time trying to find a battery pack that was over 10 watt hours for a decent price. I was even looking into buying the raw materials and...
  6. It's not that bad at all I would definitely...

    It's not that bad at all I would definitely recommend this section. If you start out going south from the Livingston area, exit 49 on I-75 which was once a heavily used off road area, the trail has...
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    Shoot if you like to sleep topless you should try...

    Shoot if you like to sleep topless you should try getting out when you can sleep bottomless at the same time too. It is so much more comfortable.
  8. Sorry I can't offer any tips or hints for that...

    Sorry I can't offer any tips or hints for that section of the Sheltowee Trace. I haven't made it down that far south yet. I keep hiking from livingston down to cumberland falls. I was going to offer...
  9. Thread: Why a Kilt?

    by scoffman
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    I love the 5.11 tactical kilt. I have one and two...

    I love the 5.11 tactical kilt. I have one and two more on order as I type this.

    For me Kilts are comfortable and on the trail I dry out a lot quicker when wearing one. I have an overabundance of...
  10. Arrow Head Equipment has a nice line of under,...

    Arrow Head Equipment has a nice line of under, and top quilts. The synthetic ones are pretty reasonable on price as well as weight. I have the new river long and it works for me. I can even get it to...
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    Yes sometimes it is. Especially around the Indian...

    Yes sometimes it is. Especially around the Indian staircase, and grays arch areas. A lot of the people are just there for the day to swim in the river, or day hike the trails. I've started section...
  12. It's kind of an intersection where you go left to...

    It's kind of an intersection where you go left to head towards grays arch, but instead the boys leading the troop turn right cause they can't navigate and don't wait for the rest of the troop to get...
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    Hey Opie, Have you gotten back to the thread...

    Hey Opie,

    Have you gotten back to the thread injector yet?
  14. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    Hey guys I just purchased this little gem. I have...

    Hey guys I just purchased this little gem. I have a pressure setting of 12 and I can get four 7 hour nights out of it. I just used it on a recent backpacking trip last weekend and it performed...
  15. I'm a big guy too 6'4" 375 lbs. I made myself...

    I'm a big guy too 6'4" 375 lbs. I made myself some whoopie slings out of 1/8 amsteel. Being a bigger guy I increased the size of the rope for the popular 7/64 to 1/8, and also made the constrictor...
  16. My first trip to any place new. I want to...

    My first trip to any place new. I want to minimize the miles, especially if I'm not sure what the terrain is like. A topo map helps but for a first time in a new place I will limit my distance of...
  17. Thread: Frankfort ky

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    welcome from Lawrenceburg, KY. I work in...

    welcome from Lawrenceburg, KY. I work in Frankfort. This site is the greatest.
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    Ahe does do custom work you could always ask them...

    Ahe does do custom work you could always ask them if it's possible.
  19. Go to sheltoweetrace.com and you can look at...

    Go to sheltoweetrace.com and you can look at their interactive maps, and download their topo. PDFs. I will be section hiking from I75 down to Cumberland falls starting march 28. Its only 45 miles...
  20. You all enjoy the weekend. stay safe while hiking...

    You all enjoy the weekend. stay safe while hiking in the rain. I know some of those trails can be slick and muddy.
  21. use a cheap climatek walmart sleeping bag. They...

    use a cheap climatek walmart sleeping bag. They are small and with an underquilt they work great.
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    There's a hangout scheduled for March 12-15 in...

    There's a hangout scheduled for March 12-15 in RRG. KY Red River Gorge March 12 to 15 Funky-Pig-Hang

    My daughter and I are also planning on a 50+/- mile backpacking trip on the Sheltowee Trace...
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    I love my new river long.

    I love my new river long.
  24. Not sure how it double posted so deleting the...

    Not sure how it double posted so deleting the text from the second post
  25. Last time I was on the Osborne Bend and Lost...

    Last time I was on the Osborne Bend and Lost Branch we started out from where you will be finishing up your hike. It was a nice steady up hill trek, so I guess I should say enjoy the descent. :cool:...
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    I've always considered the following for trail...

    I've always considered the following for trail names:
    1. They have to be given by someone else. You can't/shouldn't pick your own.
    2. The name will reflect an experience that happens on the...
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    larks head it through the end channel. really not...

    larks head it through the end channel. really not that different than the way the stock rope is attached on an ENO DN.
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    I'll take it

    I'll take it
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    PM sent HammockFan

    PM sent HammockFan
  30. FS/FT: Offer withdrawn. Unable to complete the...

    Offer withdrawn.
    Unable to complete the transaction with seller. Have had no communication with Titobob since 9/19/2014. No money sent, no item shipped.
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    I believe they are there for head and foot end...

    I believe they are there for head and foot end tie outs. You string the lines through the loops and the underquilt will stay snug to the side of the hammock.
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    So here's a question. If non hammock related...

    So here's a question.
    If non hammock related topics get moved to the donating members section, and if the main point of this post is to let everyone know becoming a donating member is the best...
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    Looking for something with a minimum rating of...

    Looking for something with a minimum rating of 400lbs, a large shoulder spread, and can accommodate a 6' 4" tall individual. What would you recommend?
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    what about the larger than larger guys out there?...

    what about the larger than larger guys out there? Any way of making a double layer bridge?
  35. If you just want the heat affect (capsaicin)...

    If you just want the heat affect (capsaicin) already extracted from the pepper you can get the Capzasin HPmuscle rub cream, and smother that on the suspension. It is odorless too. Oh and a little...
  36. FS/FT: I'll take it. Let me know where to send the funds...

    I'll take it. Let me know where to send the funds please.
  37. FS/FT: What size does this pack down to in its stuff...

    What size does this pack down to in its stuff sack?
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    I'm glad you had a great trip. Red River Gorge is...

    I'm glad you had a great trip. Red River Gorge is one of my favorite places in KY. I would say my second is Cumberland Falls. I'm currently getting ready to section hike the Sheltowee Trace from the...
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    CPAP machine because I like sleep at night.

    CPAP machine because I like sleep at night.
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    The son and I are going to section hike the...

    The son and I are going to section hike the Sheltowee Trace starting from divide road on the Tennessee side in the BSF and working our way up to cumberland falls, on October 11-15. This will be our...
  41. Thread: Rainfly deal

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    just bought me two been waiting on this deal to...

    just bought me two been waiting on this deal to come around again. woot woot
  42. I look forward to the trip report. Glad you had a...

    I look forward to the trip report. Glad you had a great time.
  43. So How did the trip go?? Were you able to take in...

    So How did the trip go?? Were you able to take in the sites?
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    If he really likes the flatter lay then I would...

    If he really likes the flatter lay then I would have him try a bridge style hammock.
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    Lawrenceburg, KY checking in

    Lawrenceburg, KY checking in
  46. Thread: Hammock Fail

    by scoffman
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    My personal favorite was with the two guys...

    My personal favorite was with the two guys spinning the third guy in the hammock. how did they think it would end? with him safely swinging to a stop? lol
  47. I'm in but I don't do facey book no more.

    I'm in but I don't do facey book no more.
  48. Redstix, If you're looking for a mixture of...

    Redstix,

    If you're looking for a mixture of arches, rock formations, creeks, and vista overlooks I would recommend a large loop around the grays arch area. You can hit everything in that list all...
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    Welcome from Lawrenceburg. Louisville has several...

    Welcome from Lawrenceburg. Louisville has several nice hiking places close by. I really liked to hike around in the Jefferson memorial forest when I live in Lou-a-vulle.
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    http://www.sheltoweetrace.com/ ...

    http://www.sheltoweetrace.com/

    http://www.sheltoweetrace.org/

    These are two very informative sites. I'm sure you could find some GPS tracks from either one of these. Plus there's Red River...
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