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    The force response should be commensurate with...

    The force response should be commensurate with the threat level. Civilians don't typically have the training of military and LEO personnel to recognize this. Making decisions out of pure emotion is...
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    The approach(es) to funding an AT thru are based...

    The approach(es) to funding an AT thru are based on how you're expecting to thru hike the AT. 1) Doing a faster(shorter duration) thru hike is associated with less total thru hiking costs 2)...
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    Self defense against? You said it - irrational...

    Self defense against? You said it - irrational fear. Unless specifically trained in using a knife for self defense, NO. You're not going to scare everyone off with the knife options you listed....
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    Small toe being pinched or pushed underneath the...

    Small toe being pinched or pushed underneath the adjacent toe can be a sign of a shoe that isn't designed for your feet or doesn't fit. I went through this for yrs until finding the appropriate width...
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    Take a Wilderness FA course. The most...

    Take a Wilderness FA course. The most appropriate FAK is conditional. The course will assist in making those distinctions.

    "So, on my first long hike, I brought a ready-made Adventure Medical...
  6. Thread: Permethrin

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    True. But the risks of tick and mosquito borne...

    True. But the risks of tick and mosquito borne diseases shouldn't be an excuse for non compliance of well communicated direction for use of pesticides or assuming permethrin is the only way to...
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    I've only seen two studies that examined the...

    I've only seen two studies that examined the short term transdermal affects when 5% permethrin containing cream was used for scabies.

    Here's the thing that few will engage examining. We can...
  9. Thread: Permethrin

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    NO! CDC advises against it. It should only be...

    NO! CDC advises against it. It should only be applied to outer wear. It's not meant for application to skin or having contact with skin. This also means not spraying it on when wearing the clothing...
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    Curious as an alternative to the 650cubic inches...

    Curious as an alternative to the 650cubic inches of the Ursack Minor @ 5 ozs without Opsak. Are there any confirmed questions going through TSA if carried on for flights?
  11. Thread: Carrying Water

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    ^^^ Heed the cumulative trail savviness offered. ...

    ^^^ Heed the cumulative trail savviness offered. This is knowing thyself...5 decades of hiking. This is understanding that different situations exist. This is understanding how those different...
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    And how do you know that to make that happen?...

    And how do you know that to make that happen? Maybe, you actually don't need water at each or the next water source...especially the AT during typical NOBO times! Sometimes water is so abundant it's...
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    That's what I was seeking. Going to do a about...

    That's what I was seeking. Going to do a about 8-10 day loop. It's more popular in hot weather so figured i'd gi in fall. going to be chilly doing the fords. THX.
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    Look at the mouse trapeeze designs at AT...

    Look at the mouse trapeeze designs at AT shelters and bear bag hangs installed at GSMNP CS's. Yes, mice can do that but they and other crawling creatures are mainly avoided by threading a plate...
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    I'm thinking that for the purpose of weight, I...

    I'm thinking that for the purpose of weight, I shouldn't carry more than a quart of water at a time and reload whenever possible. Sound about right?

    NO, certainly not an absolute as not everyone...
  16. Thread: Bartram Trail

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    THX for all the answers. If you deleted Roan,...

    THX for all the answers.

    If you deleted Roan, however I can see why you'd want to visit during flowering season or when rime covers everything in early winter/very late fall, it would be easier...
  17. Thread: Bartram Trail

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    I really like that hike Southeast. Cool beans....

    I really like that hike Southeast. Cool beans. There you go.

    I like you veered off the MST at the Mt Mitchell summit(hopefully you'll have good weather for a view) onto the Blk Mt Crest Tr. How...
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    Like the JMT in Big S. Fork or the BMT that...

    Like the JMT in Big S. Fork or the BMT that follows a differently name JMT along the Hiawassee River.
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    Note the packed volume, insulation and shell...

    Note the packed volume, insulation and shell choices, temp ratings and if there're EN Independently certified and compare. Outdoor Gear Lab does this. Higher bag purchase prices are associated with...
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    What Swami did was different(an end to ender)...

    What Swami did was different(an end to ender) than Matt's BRO depicted route(a loop) because I guess he wanted to bag all the BMT. Still a damn fine experience. With Cam's grit, smile and sense of...
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    THX Mr Bumpy. Any others with info? I'm being a...

    THX Mr Bumpy. Any others with info? I'm being a bit lazy but here's your time to discuss what you know Pisgah stompers.
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    OKKay Mr Bumpppy. Right back at you. Thx for the...

    OKKay Mr Bumpppy. Right back at you. Thx for the post on the South Fork Mills Tr questions.

    I dont know what Matt has said or where he got what he did but that's exactly what I shared. It did not...
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    Two days ago saw that.

    Two days ago saw that.
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    South Fork Mills River Tr.

    Anyone do this trail? I was considering this as a cold weather late Nov leg of an Art Loeb Tr hike. How are the water crossings? Where're the nearest public transportation TH's? I know that's kind...
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    A big benefit of this is that when (not if) you...

    A big benefit of this is that when (not if) you start to roll your ankle you can unweight it easier and reduce the chance of injury. I have noticed that many folks who hike constantly, or thru hikers...
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