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    kelty cosmic down

    Thread Starter: Squirrel29

    Wanted to get some advise on the kelty cosmic down bags. Looking to buy a good bag that wont break the bank. Thanks

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    Where to live

    Thread Starter: Wesgoat

    I got into backpacking 3 years ago. I live in South Florida and there are not alot of opportunities for hiking here. Yes, i know about the Florida trail

    Last Post By: Old Grouse Today, 12:28 Go to last post

    Am I the jerk?

    Thread Starter: Pony

    So, a couple of weeks ago, I was at Dolly Sods Wilderness. As I was breaking camp on my first morning, I noticed a couple in their early twenties approaching

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    Planning a section hike of the Whites in December and have questions

    Thread Starter: HandyRandy

    My hiking buddy and I are planning on backpacking the Whites mid-December. We’re flying to Logan Airport in Boston. The best forms of transportation that

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    Alcohol consumption and prohibiitions

    Thread Starter: greenmtnboy

    I have seen a few of the free or low cost hiker hostels affected by rambunctious, disorderly behavior involving alcohol use, some close to all hikers.

    Last Post By: Tipi Walter Today, 11:33 Go to last post

    Bring a Fleece and a Puffy for Early March NOBO Start

    Thread Starter: cmarshall099

    I'm leaving Springer on March 3rd 2019 and trying to dial in my gear the best I can before hand. I'm really trying to prepare for the cold weather in

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