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    20 year old tent any good?

    Thread Starter: Arden

    hey all;
    I've got a 20 year old Mountain Hardwear 'Night View' 2 person tent which has been used lightly and stored in a closed container (not airtight)

    Last Post By: Arden Today, 21:23 Go to last post

    Colorado Thru Hike

    Thread Starter: CrumbSnatcher

    For those that have hiked the CT, Did you Plan/show up to Colorado early before the hike to try to acclimate to the elevation before hiking? few days

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    "The Ethics of Thru-Hiking During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

    Thread Starter: RuthN

    I found this article on the Outside website to be fairly objective. It quotes people who fall into three groups: those who are attempting to thru-hike

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    Emergency Blankets for shelter/sleeping?

    Thread Starter: Average American

    They are light weight and can fold up into a really small size. I have used them before as a shelter and sleeping for one/two nights at a time and it's

    Last Post By: NY HIKER 50 Today, 16:39 Go to last post

    What did you do today?

    Thread Starter: Slo-go'en

    I climbed Carter dome to make bubbles.

    Also for the view:

    Hiked up to Carter notch hut via 19 mile brook trail.

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    2021 Trail Crowding?

    Thread Starter: Haus8414

    So I'm planning and very much dedicated to hitting the trail in March 2021. Im wondering do people think it will be a busy year in 2021 because of the

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