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    QuietStorm

    Recommendations on descending from Katahdin

    Thread Starter: QuietStorm

    I am planning to summit on or about September 14th. I may have my 23-year-old daughter with me. She has done some hiking and is in good shape but has

    Last Post By: peakbagger Today, 13:11 Go to last post
    spfleisig

    Trail Runners Vs. Hiking Boots

    Thread Starter: spfleisig

    For over 20 years, I've been using Salomon XA Pro 3D trail runners to both hike in and trail run.

    I recently did two days of hiking in

    Last Post By: CalebJ Today, 11:47 Go to last post
    illabelle

    FAK for nail loss on trail

    Thread Starter: illabelle

    We leave Wednesday for a week of hiking on rough steep trails. One of my big toenails is black and purple. I don't want to think about what might be

    Last Post By: JNI64 Today, 11:44 Go to last post
    PennyPincher

    Trail Difficulty Rating System

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    Is there a consistent trail rating system? I have often seen different guidebooks state certain trails are "easy, moderate or difficult" but

    Last Post By: Time Zone Today, 09:38 Go to last post
    Deerleg

    Earthquake!

    Thread Starter: Deerleg

    “A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was felt on Sunday morning near Sparta, North Carolina, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
    The earthquake, which

    Last Post By: peakbagger Today, 09:00 Go to last post
    Teacher & Snacktime

    Horse and Cooper Gaps

    Thread Starter: Teacher & Snacktime

    Between these 2 locations, which would be a better place to park (and sleep in) a car overnight?

    Last Post By: Teacher & Snacktime Yesterday, 23:58 Go to last post