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  1. Backpack bigger than Osprey Atmos 65 but similar?

    Hi

    I have an Osprey Atmos 65 backpack.
    https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/reviews/camping-and-hiking/backpacks-backpacking/osprey-atmos-65-ag

    Its great and it has a unique suspension system to...
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    Thanks all. I used both pads as an...

    Thanks all.

    I used both pads as an experiment, hadnt done that before. Since it was 1 nighter, no biggie on weight.
    The Air Rail guards are supposed to help you not fall off. But I think I...
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    Good question!. I added air. Is that too much?

    Good question!. I added air. Is that too much?
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    my sleeping pad system, needs improvement

    On a recent 1 nighter on AT,

    I slept on the REI Air-Rail :
    ON TOP OF
    A Therma Z Lite Sol.


    https://www.rei.com/product/148191/rei-co-op-airrail-plus-self-inflating-sleeping-pad...
  5. What is the minimum sweat/wick technology shirts...

    What is the minimum sweat/wick technology shirts should have? What would it achieve for you?

    I see all kinds of shirts on the trail, from Target to high end stuff.

    I cant personally tell...
  6. Mags, is that nylon or cotton? 43736

    Mags, is that nylon or cotton?
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  7. Poll type post: shirt styles feedback question

    Hi all,

    I would guess already that for some of you, the answer to this post may be more or less like this:
    "I dont care too much about a cool style when hiking or backpacking"

    I have...
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    wow! Some epic cool solutions here. Plenty to...

    wow! Some epic cool solutions here. Plenty to work with. You all are cool! :)
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    Thank you all! Yes, ill try w +Sol Lite next...

    Thank you all! Yes, ill try w +Sol Lite next time. Im curious about hammocks but I dont want to spend $ nor do I have time to research and go buy etc.

    By the way, the tent's ground print came in...
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    Wash hands together....hack?

    So if there is no water source, creek, etc and I just have my Platypus and bottle of water while backpacking....is there any hack out there to wash my hands bathroom style using the Platypus? I want...
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    We ended up doing: Day 1 Woody to Wood Hole...

    We ended up doing:

    Day 1 Woody to Wood Hole Shelter
    Day 2 Woods Hole to Neel Gap, hang at store for a few hours, then hiked north 1mile+ camped probably near Bulls Camp site (Raven Cliffs area)...
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    Dont have a canister, was not planning on staying...

    Dont have a canister, was not planning on staying at shelter, bringing tent.

    Do I need bear spray?

    A. I can just hang food off a branch far from my tent
    B. Set up tent near shelter and use...
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    some quick last ones! So whats nice to see and...

    some quick last ones!

    So whats nice to see and hike to from shelter in Jarrad: Blood Mtn or Lake Winfield?

    I assume if I we park and hike from Woody Gap to Woods Hole Shelter, the way back is...
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    ok yes it does ;)

    ok yes it does ;)
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    How is Lake Winfield to camp at? Its only about 1...

    How is Lake Winfield to camp at? Its only about 1 mile from Jarrad Gap...:)
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    Thank you Scope! Great insight. Yes Ive been on...

    Thank you Scope! Great insight. Yes Ive been on AT before, but not often enough to remember the various sections.

    Ok so Woody To Jarrad/Wood Hole. Is this a beautiful and scenic route?

    Where...
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    We will leave this Sunday am and come back either...

    We will leave this Sunday am and come back either Monday evening but want to have option to stay another night til Tue am.

    Which one do you all like? Def want to feel leaving car in oksafe place,...
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    Hi About Art Loeb/Black Balsam. We are...

    Hi

    About Art Loeb/Black Balsam. We are thinking of leaving ATL Saturday at 6p because thats as early as we can leave bc of my gfs work schedule. Any recommendation on where to sleep Sat night,...
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    2 nights AT or other, need ideas

    Hi all,

    I want to org a weekend backpack trip with gf who I think can prob do 8 miles per day, maybe 10... 2 days of hiking. (I have done AT weekends solo). She hasnt done backpacked like this...
  20. Thank you. Went with Morganton Point; it had...

    Thank you. Went with Morganton Point; it had availability.
  21. Non AT question ok? Road trip w kid from ATL

    Hi,

    Next weekend I want to do a 3 night trip from Atlanta with my 7 year old, comboing fun in the water, hiking, camping, maybe chill biking, Asheville intown fun, small hikes near Asheville/Blue...
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    Thanks friends. My main question is if its...

    Thanks friends.

    My main question is if its worth having a second 30 degree bag that will be less than 1 pound less than my Zissou 15/27 degree bag at 2 lbs 15 oz?


    Maybe I should just use...
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    2 sleeping bags question

    Well Im still going back and forth on sleeping bags. Like I mentioned in another thread I got the Sierra Designs Zissou 3S which weighs 2lbs, 15 oz and can keep me warm in the 20s. Ive tried it at...
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    Roan or NC or whats still epic in winter?

    Trying to fig out if Roan worth saving for the spring/summer because of greenery?

    And whats worth in NC in the winter?
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    One more round of decision making, hear me out…....

    One more round of decision making, hear me out….
    -I don’t truly have enough trip experience to know what I need. Not sure if like many of you here, I should have two bags. No I’m not out backpacking...
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