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  1. Zeeba and Motmot March 19,2015

    Excited! So looking forward to our start after a few months of prep. Have purchased and trialled all our gear and hiked what we csn here before the deep snows have locked down trailheads. Have arrangements to arrive in ATL March 17 and shuttle to Hiker Hostel the 18th, start thr Approach trail and go!
    first entries on this journal. I had been using Trailjournals but it no longer loads on my iphone, sadly. Will update more soon!
    looking forward to meeting everone, happy preps, cya on ...
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  2. 2015 Thru-Hike Registry

    Quote Originally Posted by Can-Do View Post
    Trail name: Can-Do
    Direction: NOBO to Harpers Ferry, then flip-flop, SOBO from Katahdin to Harpers Ferry.
    Start Date: March 24, 2015
    Approach trail: No
    I've been dreaming about an AT thru-hike for about 20 years. My wife and I have been hiking sections for years. We used to live 10 miles from the 100 mile wilderness. It's time to do this before I get any older and still have my health. My wife said to go for it and will be my transporter and my
    trail support ...
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  3. Thru hike attemp

    Hitting the trail again. Hoefully third time will be the charm. Start date is the 7th of April.
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  4. Who is PegLegDave

    hello to all,
    just a few of the details. who is PegLegDave? well Dave it a gnome who has been traveling with me over the past 8+ years on my adventures. my name is James and on this Adventure I will be traveling with my Beautiful other half Kim. I have been planning this hike for a few years now and Kim got on board about a year and a half ago. so together we have been collecting our gear and getting prepared to thru-hike the AT.we are now down to 50 days until we start! we plan on hiking ...
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  5. Nobo Thru-Hike Start Date Graph - and a plea

    Quote Originally Posted by Lauriep View Post
    Class of 2015:

    I've created a graph from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's 2,000-miler database to show the starting dates of thru-hikers over a 5-year period.

    The data is compiled from northbounders who successfully completed their hikes and reported them to ATC from 2010-2014. It includes all of the finishers for the last 5 years (except for those who reported in the last few weeks). That number is almost exactly th[ATTACH]undefined[/ATTACH]e same as the number of
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