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  1. Transport/shuttle from Waynesboro to Front Royal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deer Hunter View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Saluki View Post
    Thanks! Will check it out.
    Forgot to add that I have used the woman below twice and had no problems. Nice woman.

    Sharon's Shuttles
    Sharon Johnson
    Front Royal, VA
    703/615-5612 [cell; preferred]
    540/622-6422 [home]
    Waynesboro, VA to Waynesboro, PA and shuttles to and from Washington Dulles Airport. Hiker loft, a 15-minute walk from the A.T., is free for overnighters
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  2. Internal frame or none at all ?

    For a long time I have always hiked with a internal frame pack. Are there advantages to not have a internal frame pack and just a "soft" pack. Will it make a difference to the extent of long distance ?
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  3. Just wondering

    As I'm getting ready for a March start of my Thru-hike, I wonder if others are just as excited, anxious and afraid as I am. I've planned and dreamed of this for quite a while and as the start date gets near, my confidence level remains high BUT I have to admit there's some apprehension.
    At 66 years old, I've remained fit and have been blessed with a good life and a great family so why am I leaving all this behind to hike the AT? The only answer I can come up with is that it's a challenge ...
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  4. Daydreaming: A day in the life of a thru-hiker

    A day in the life of a thru hiker: Wake up from your cozy down sleeping bag to the sun shining through the walls of your nylon tent. Wipe the crust out of your eyes after waking from your slumber to the sounds of the wild. Time to put your clothes, shoes, other pair of socks and hat on, take a pee and or poo next to a nice fluffy bush. Now to have breakfast of a bowl of oatmeal with brown sugar and a bar in the pocket for on the go later. Pack up your gear, and start walking. Now time for a break ...
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  5. Possible Thru-hike in 014

    Hello to all,
    Contemplating a possible thru-hike attempt. Been Planning since November 013. If all systems are go I will start walking on April 1.
    I also have a journal with gear list at www.trailjournals.com/draggin

    "Dream Big Dare to Fail"


    Draggin
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