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    MattSin97

    Another insulating layer thread

    Thread Starter: MattSin97

    Hey y'all, in the market for an insulating layer. I have been scouring the internet and I am overwhelmed by the whole process. I still have several months

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    Gambit McCrae

    Ignoring the Shelters

    Thread Starter: Gambit McCrae

    I just replied to littlerocks yellow springs thread about ignoring shelter sites which got me to thinking. A lot of folks wish the shelters were not

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    cmarshall099

    Gear Shakedown: March 3rd 2019 NOBO Start

    Thread Starter: cmarshall099

    Hello all,

    Ahhh yes another shakedown post..... For those of you trying to help or for those of you who want to critique here is my current

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    sethd513

    Cold weather thermometer

    Thread Starter: sethd513

    What do you folks use to check the temperature? I want something accurate below 0 but donít want to spend a ton. Opinions? Reviews? Thanks.

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    Leo L.

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    Thread Starter: Leo L.

    In well travelled camp places, there is sometimes a problem with ants.
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    meghanc

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    Thread Starter: meghanc

    Hi everyone! My biggest fear for my thru hike is that I will once again get achilles tendonitis, which made my last long hike completely unbearably painful.

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