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    sleeping bag woes

    Thread Starter: ZiggySours

    So this past summer was my first section hikes on the AT and really backpacking in general. I hurriedly got all of my gear together over the winter and

    Last Post By: Venchka Today, 16:54 Go to last post

    Amicalola or Springer?

    Thread Starter: Simpers

    Hi all. I'm thru hiking NOBO March 2019. I'm travelling from Ireland to Atlanta and want to hire a shuttle. I need to stop at outfitters as there are

    Last Post By: tiptoe Today, 16:48 Go to last post

    Tarptent's new tent...

    Thread Starter: MtDoraDave

    Single wall dyneema, one person, one trekking pole, one pound.

    They put up a short video on their Facebook page, so I'm sure it's on their

    Last Post By: Franco Today, 16:47 Go to last post

    Article on Joel Polsom

    Thread Starter: rickb

    Thru hiker Joel Polsom was the first person reported murdered on the AT (1974).

    Apart from a short contemporaneous newspaper article noting

    Last Post By: skiBee Today, 16:17 Go to last post

    Section hike Franklin NC to Damascus Spring 2019, before or after bubble

    Thread Starter: Doctortom

    I am in the early stages of planning a section hike from Franklin NC to Damascus, VA in the spring of 2019.It could go further north as I need to complete

    Last Post By: Doctortom Today, 15:58 Go to last post

    April AZT Section Recommendations

    Thread Starter: Coffee

    My permit request for a Grand Canyon hike in April was rejected so I'm looking at the Arizona Trail instead, with a focus on easy access from Tucson or

    Last Post By: Coffee Today, 15:45 Go to last post