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    Hopefully the local busineses benefited from all...

    Hopefully the local busineses benefited from all of the trail traffic.
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    ATC probably forced to face reality after loosing...

    ATC probably forced to face reality after loosing so many donors not renewing their membership due to the ATC loosing their focus of their mission over the past year.
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    I doubt you can start at Mt Kathadin in late May.

    I doubt you can start at Mt Kathadin in late May.
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    I had Verizion cell service at Rocky Top (but...

    I had Verizion cell service at Rocky Top (but that was around 8 1/2 years ago).
  5. Thread: Buena Vista VA

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    Most of my 2025 section miles have been with 5 to...

    Most of my 2025 section miles have been with 5 to 7 days between town/hostels. Not having a need for booze may have been why over weeks I was able to often surprisingly keep up with much faster...
  6. Thread: Buena Vista VA

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    Glad you were abe to adapt and have a great trip!...

    Glad you were abe to adapt and have a great trip! :sun
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    If you are headed to NOC Thursday night, why not...

    If you are headed to NOC Thursday night, why not stay there? Unless you are really getting a shuttle at 11pm.
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    Or perhaps he should be looking for another...

    Or perhaps he should be looking for another prospect for another first date. :-?
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    Probably slim and none. But still good advice...

    Probably slim and none.
    But still good advice above about not worrying about finding a partner in advance and instead just roll with it once you are out there.
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    Really good advice there.

    Really good advice there.
  11. If Ron Brown doesn't work out, Ron Haven based in...

    If Ron Brown doesn't work out, Ron Haven based in Franklin might be another option.
  12. jshev, not quite sure what you meant with that...

    jshev, not quite sure what you meant with that response (perhaps just result of the challenges of virtual correspondance), but please note that Slo-go'en is one of the most helpful people on this...
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    Congratulations!!! Was planning to finish in...

    Congratulations!!!

    Was planning to finish in 2020, but with all the Covid-19 restrictions decided to put my 167 miles off until 2021. So planning to join you next year.
  14. Thread: 2021 sobo

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    Having ridden both Greyhound and Amtrak multiple...

    Having ridden both Greyhound and Amtrak multiple times, I would definitely recommend Amtrak. You can sleep the entire time except when making a connection. On Greyhound you have to get off the bus...
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    You could start SOBO in July or August, and when...

    You could start SOBO in July or August, and when you get to Harpers Ferry see how you are feeling. Keep going if you feel like, otherwise take the winter off to rest up and knock out the southern...
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    That is until you get lost. :D

    That is until you get lost. :D
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    That is what I finally ended up doing. Only 167...

    That is what I finally ended up doing. Only 167 miles to finish the AT, but it will have to wait until 2021.
  18. After doing half of it July 2015, I chilled out...

    After doing half of it July 2015, I chilled out in the AC of the gift shop before taking on the second half.
  19. Interesting about the sun screen. Hiked over...

    Interesting about the sun screen. Hiked over 2,000 miles on the AT in the summer, never needed any until last summer on a sunny day coming down Mt Madison. Actually always lost my tan walking the...
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    I believe the one at Shaker campsite in MA which...

    I believe the one at Shaker campsite in MA which the OP brought up is there for tracking the bear problem. So in this case it is a good thing, improving our safety and security. As with any...
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    Shoes always inside tent inside a plastic bag. ...

    Shoes always inside tent inside a plastic bag.
    Considering starting to put poles in tent too, so no animals are attracted by the salt on the cork handles. Currently just put poles between rainfly...
  22. Thread: Mount Washington

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    Been there three times in June/July and totally...

    Been there three times in June/July and totally different weather each time. Hope you have sunny with clear views. :sun
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    Definitely for you. It pretty much what I did...

    Definitely for you. It pretty much what I did there last summer, and I am old and slow.
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    Still planning to start June 20th? Looking...

    Still planning to start June 20th?
    Looking forward to your trip report. Have a great and safe hike!
  25. Thread: Honest opinion

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    ldsailor, Personally planning to do a CT SoBo...

    ldsailor,
    Personally planning to do a CT SoBo thru hike in 2021 or 2022, also starting last week of June.
    Wish you well on your hike and look forward to hearing how it goes! :sun
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