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    Top Hat

    2 Pounds of Food Per Day Clarification

    Thread Starter: Top Hat

    I am trying to figure out food portioning for a CT thru-hike (or any hike) next summer and would like the forum's advice on the following: I have read

    Last Post By: Top Hat Today, 02:53 Go to last post

    Copper Spur UL2 too heavy for solo PCT thru hike?

    Thread Starter: HarryHoodHiker

    I saw that the BA Copper Spur UL2 will be going on sale for $300 at REI in a week. I have heard great things about this free stranding palace. I would

    Last Post By: Darwin13 Today, 02:27 Go to last post
    R Jay

    Eric the Black or CT Data Book?

    Thread Starter: R Jay

    I'm torn between carrying Eric the Black's pocket atlas or the Ct Data Book for my thru-hike. I used Black's atlas for the JMT last year and it worked

    Last Post By: Top Hat Today, 01:50 Go to last post

    On-line Maps of Pinhoti, BMT, ASRT, & FCT

    Thread Starter: gubbool

    While gathering data for a future hike of the Pinhoti, I created an on-line map and a Garmin friendly map overlay of the track.

    This is only

    Last Post By: gubbool Today, 01:10 Go to last post

    How did you increase your MPD?

    Thread Starter: AO2134

    Hey guys. I just got into backpacking in June of this year and I can hike 15-16 miles at the "outer edge" of comfortable hiking. I could do

    Last Post By: lonehiker Yesterday, 23:43 Go to last post
    Jackie Hardin


    Thread Starter: Jackie Hardin

    I was wondering about socks... For those of you that wear trail or hiking shoes (not boots), what height socks do you wear? Do you wear taller socks

    Last Post By: 2015 Lady Thru-Hiker Yesterday, 23:37 Go to last post