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    Thread Starter: kenl

    I have not seen a compass on many gear lists. Is it a necessary item on a thru hike, or is the trail marked well enough that it's a chore to stray from

    Last Post By: kenl Today, 11:14 Go to last post


    Thread Starter: backtrack213

    Where is the best place on trail to get your permit for entering the park?

    Last Post By: 4eyedbuzzard Today, 11:10 Go to last post

    Postponing My Section Hike:

    Thread Starter: Gonecampn

    The count down was on! Four more days until we marched to Springer Mountain via FS Rd 42 to complete our remaining miles on the GA section of the Benton

    Last Post By: nsherry61 Today, 11:06 Go to last post

    When do you stop to eat along the trail?

    Thread Starter: LittleRock

    Just curious - If you're hiking all day, how often do you stop to eat on the trail? How long do you stop each time? Do you wait to reach a shelter, a

    Last Post By: Pedaling Fool Today, 10:55 Go to last post

    Yes Or No To Mail Drops

    Thread Starter: Googan

    I'm debating on whether to do some mail drops or not. For those of you with 1st hand experience would you do them?

    Last Post By: rafe Today, 10:53 Go to last post

    Number of Dry Sacs and Sizes

    Thread Starter: lunajo12

    Hey, I'm planning on starting a thru in March. When it comes to food bags, what size dry sacs to people use? Also, how many do you use? One for food,

    Last Post By: ryjohnson09 Today, 10:50 Go to last post