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    Trail conditions NJ/NY

    I'm finishing up the AT this year beginning May 9th, starting NB just south of Wind Gap. How are the trail conditions currently in NJ/NY...?
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    Just camped there 4 weeks ago. No water at...

    Just camped there 4 weeks ago. No water at Hickory Flats; I got water along the numerous accesses along Long Creek, 1.5 miles south of Hickory Flats.
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    Actually, now starting at Smith Gap Rd. trailhead...

    Actually, now starting at Smith Gap Rd. trailhead now....Mechanical Man is going to pick me up at the airport on May 9th...stoked to start!
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    Starting at Wind Gap on May 9th. Plan to be on...

    Starting at Wind Gap on May 9th. Plan to be on Katahdin late July...
  5. Thread: Scotchguard

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    Thanks for the response TZ....makes sense...

    Thanks for the response TZ....makes sense...
  6. Thread: Scotchguard

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    Scotchguard

    Has anyone ever used Scotchguard on their backpack before, and did it work? I am planning to ditch my backpack rain cover this year, and I'll, as always, use an industrial garbage bag inside my...
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    Thermorest z-lite sol

    I'm hiking the AT this year from Wind Gap to Katahdin. I have an equipment question...I've hiked Springer Approach to Southern Mass. with an Osprey rain cover for my Exos 58. I'm planning this year...
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    Back in 2016 I was stepping down those small...

    Back in 2016 I was stepping down those small wooden footholds from the upper level of the Fontana Hilton and fell hard on my ass. Very lucky I didn't break anything...
  9. Thread: Knee straps

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    It's about a one inch wide strap that goes around...

    It's about a one inch wide strap that goes around the knee just beneath the patella (knee cap)
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    Knee straps

    Who has experience with wearing knee straps on the AT? Do they really help with the descents?
  11. Thread: Gear theft

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    Back in 2017, left my sitting pad on the bench...

    Back in 2017, left my sitting pad on the bench outside the ATC in Harpers Ferry...realized it a couple of hours later and went back. It was gone...I also checked inside to see if someone had brought...
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    Hiked 8 miles roundtrip on the beach just south...

    Hiked 8 miles roundtrip on the beach just south of Daytona Beach. Low 80's, some swimmers in the water...beautiful day...
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    I plan on finishing the AT in 2019. I've hiked...

    I plan on finishing the AT in 2019. I've hiked 1511 miles of it in 2 LASH's. When I finish it, I will be a 2000 miler, not a thru hiker. I did not hike the entire trail in 1 calendar year.
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    I just waited until I got to Franklin to get...

    I just waited until I got to Franklin to get mine. The outfitter there, I believe they're called Outdoor 76, will let you use their computer and printer to obtain your permit. That way you don't have...
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    Guthooks and loose leaf AWOL guide. I refer to...

    Guthooks and loose leaf AWOL guide. I refer to Guthooks as I'm hiking, and usually the AWOL guide when I'm in camp or town. For AWOL, I take only pages I need, and put each page in my trash ziplock...
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    Thanks for the info, Peakbagger

    Thanks for the info, Peakbagger
  17. Z-packs tent...

    Z-packs tent...
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    I've hiked Springer Approach to Southern...

    I've hiked Springer Approach to Southern Massachusetts, and hope to finish the trail starting in May, 2019. So far, I've carried my pack on my back the entire way, and passed every white blaze with...
  19. Hiked 635 miles in 2016, Springer Approach to...

    Hiked 635 miles in 2016, Springer Approach to Pearisburg. Got Norovirus, I think, leading into Pearisburg. I could have rested 3 or 4 days and continued my hike, but I really missed my wife, so I...
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    Also, just last year, in the span of 3 days, I...

    Also, just last year, in the span of 3 days, I came upon 2 men, one at Wiley Shelter in NY, and the other at Mt Algo Shelter in Ct. I felt very uncomfortable with the guy at Wiley Shelter, so I moved...
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    Yeah, I agree that no one has died due to...

    Yeah, I agree that no one has died due to falling. I've hiked 1511 miles of the trail to southern Massachusetts, and I remember one day in Pennsylvania where I was hiking alone along some very narrow...
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    Hiking from Wind Gap, Pa. to Katahdin starting...

    Hiking from Wind Gap, Pa. to Katahdin starting 5/3/19....gonna go with a bear canister this time...have used z packs bear bag from Springer to Mt. Everett in Mass. in 16 and 17. trying to...
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    Aquatabs...

    Aquatabs...
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    Anker 10,000....no problems...

    Anker 10,000....no problems...
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    lifeproof for me

    lifeproof for me
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