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    VA>AT>25-31 May section hike

    Wish me luck I'm heading out early Sat. to hike from US 220 Daleville to Rockfish Gap. It's 133 miles and I hope to do 18 to 20 miles a day. Haven't decided on the BB or the RR yet, but leaning toward the RR. Couple more oz. for a little extra comfort.

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    Sounds like a hoot. Have a great time!

    G-Nut
    Do more with less...and repeat...or, get "Roched" on every piece of cool, lightweight gear you see and end up being a gear junky like me!!

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    Good luck...I hope to get out there soon myself.
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    I'll try to post while on my trip if I have coverage. Hope every has a great Holiday.

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    Good Luck!

    I remember that section. It took me 6 days. I stopped in Glasgow to re-supply. It took a long time to get a hitch back to the trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonepile View Post
    Good Luck!

    I remember that section. It took me 6 days. I stopped in Glasgow to re-supply. It took a long time to get a hitch back to the trail.
    Your the man, I'm planning on 7 days. I'll have to sit and talk with you on the whole resupply trick. How did your trip go. Did you and TallPaul make it up to Mt.Rodgers

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    Be sure to stop in Rockfish Gap Outfitters if you get the chance, good people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eagleJ View Post
    Your the man, I'm planning on 7 days. I'll have to sit and talk with you on the whole resupply trick. How did your trip go. Did you and TallPaul make it up to Mt.Rodgers
    OOps, I just rechecked my journal and it actually took me 7 1/2 days. I only resupplied in Glasgow. Two women hikers took me there, but it took a long time to hitch hike back. had a bounce box there plus the Food Mart. When I camped at the Pedlar dam there were the most fireflies i have ever seen.

    Paul and I postponed to avoid the t-storms. Planning on June 1st weekend.
    Now that I'm retired I can pic and choose when to hike.

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    Leaving now for Roanoke, a little nervous about about the trip. This will be my longest hike I've done in one stretch and the longest solo hike by far. See you next hopefully with a trip report and some pics.

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    EagleJ - enjoy yourself out there - I'm jealous.

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