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    Congratulations! Enjoyed the AT progress reports...

    Congratulations! Enjoyed the AT progress reports over the years. I could identify with them, as they sounded like it came from real people. This is quite an accomplishment. After all the dust...
  2. Just purchased the GG Gorilla. Have not taken it...

    Just purchased the GG Gorilla. Have not taken it out on the trail yet, but looks thought out and well built. Before purchasing, I was put off by thelackluster appearance of internet photos but was...
  3. There is some inconsistency in ST blazing format...

    There is some inconsistency in ST blazing format and spacing.

    The northern terminus starts out with turtle blazes, but older blazes show up as you move south. It isn't hard to wrongly take a white...
  4. Thread: Snake Gaiters

    by Recalc
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    My Sheltowee Trace hike last year prompted a big...

    My Sheltowee Trace hike last year prompted a big internet search on snake safety. Accidently found an article from a medical journal that used injected injected albumin to simulate a bite, followed...
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    Sheltowee Trace was one of my post-AT trails. It...

    Sheltowee Trace was one of my post-AT trails. It was a great experience and the folks at http://www.sheltoweetrace.org provide excellent information. One obstacle was finding GPS data. Thankfully,...
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    Glad to see you back on the trail. Enjoy your...

    Glad to see you back on the trail. Enjoy your walk.
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    I am super impressed QuietStorm. Congratulations.

    I am super impressed QuietStorm. Congratulations.
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    Prefer the hybrid approach to mail drops. Getting...

    Prefer the hybrid approach to mail drops. Getting foods prepackaged that meet your personal preferences is a moral booster on the trail, and the fact that it saves prepackaging time is a bonus (e.g....
  9. Thread: Hiker shape

    by Recalc
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    Staying in trail shape without nearby trails is a...

    Staying in trail shape without nearby trails is a real challenge.

    The following routine works for me.


    Daily 4 mile walks through the neighborhood. If a day is missed, 8 miles are done the...
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    Enjoy following your progress Gambit. Looking...

    Enjoy following your progress Gambit. Looking forward to the trip report.
  11. Switched to Injinji toe socks last year; no...

    Switched to Injinji toe socks last year; no blisters for the first time ever. Thought they were a pain in the behind to put on each morning as compared to traditional hiking socks.
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    Enjoyed viewing your planning & Thru-Hiking...

    Enjoyed viewing your planning & Thru-Hiking sheets. Can tell valuable time has been invested in this project and there is good info here. Formulas & layout are being skillfully used. Checking out...
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    Am always checking & recalculating trail location...

    Am always checking & recalculating trail location making sure I am not lost, and I do spreadsheets recreationally:). F9 will recalculate all sheets.
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    Have always thought pictures on your trip reports...

    Have always thought pictures on your trip reports were good, but these are my hands down favorites. Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences.
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    A PA local asked me if I noticed the 1 mile...

    A PA local asked me if I noticed the 1 mile stretch having almost no rocks? He responded "We fired him!".
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    I never got into any kind of rhythm when hiking...

    I never got into any kind of rhythm when hiking Northern PA. Another hiker told me it was in my interest to stay on top of the rocks to extent possible (as opposed to going between them). Is that...
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    My Experience with NU25 Headlamp

    Purchased an NU25 this summer. It was a pleasure to use. Nice headlamp for night hiking. It did everything it was supposed to do. After a couple of weeks, the headlamp started to behave erratically...
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    Walking Downhill

    When you do this are you leaning slightly forward, backward, or neither?
  19. Is your antenna pointing to the sky? I get the...

    Is your antenna pointing to the sky? I get the impression that is important with the InReach Mini.
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    My goto collection device for many hiking days....

    My goto collection device for many hiking days. When replaced, forgot to file the edges and it cut into the netting of the backpack.

    Started using a ziplock bag after that incident and have not...
  21. Thread: headlamp

    by Recalc
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    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GH5KJH2/ref=p...

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GH5KJH2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    The reviews imply it doesn't work with every electronic device or feature, but so far it has worked...
  22. Thread: Protein Powder?

    by Recalc
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    1 Scoop Slimfast 20 gram (or similar) + Oatmeal...

    1 Scoop Slimfast 20 gram (or similar) + Oatmeal (1 to 1.5 cup) + Nido/Instant Milk added to freezer bag. Mix with hot water.

    I will consume cold if short on fuel.
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    Highest Peak in Kansas

    Enlightening information. Lived in Kansas all my life and never heard of Mount Sunflower!
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    I can relate to Why Thru-Hikers Are Obsessed with...

    I can relate to Why Thru-Hikers Are Obsessed with Fantasy Books article. Although never on the Lord of the Rings train, every year a hiker named Recalc escapes from The Matrix and takes over my hike....
  25. Thread: Trail Completed

    by Recalc
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    So impressed that you stuck with it over a 12...

    So impressed that you stuck with it over a 12 year period. Congratulations!
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