Search:

Type: Posts; User: rainmaker; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 12.39 seconds.

  1. Replies
    40
    Views
    11,129

    The only way to enjoy your hike is to hike your...

    The only way to enjoy your hike is to hike your own hike and the only way to hike your own hike is to hike solo, to the extent that is possible. There is just to much potential for drama in groups.
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,404

    Can't help you with the hammock part of your...

    Can't help you with the hammock part of your question but my wife and I did practically all of our section hikes during that time of the year and thoroughly enjoyed it. We did have 0 degree bags...
  3. Outstanding photos Rain Man. Brought back plenty...

    Outstanding photos Rain Man. Brought back plenty of memories of that area. I would love to do it again. One thing though, did you really have to include the picture of the guy with that hideous...
  4. Replies
    154
    Views
    32,880

    Couldn't agree more. The idea that long distance...

    Couldn't agree more. The idea that long distance hikers and now in my case, long distance cyclists, are entitled to discounts and special perks is pathetic. If someone wishes to lower their price for...
  5. Replies
    97
    Views
    18,843

    I'm an REI member who just got his annual...

    I'm an REI member who just got his annual dividend and have bought tons of stuff from Campmor but when we got started backpacking over 35 years ago we picked up our gear at the Backpacker in...
  6. Thread: Cimmaron

    by rainmaker
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,706

    Cimmaron

    I have heard that Cimmaron, a 90 y.o. hiker, is back on the trail. Has anyone run into him.
  7. Replies
    150
    Views
    21,913

    Don't forget those D*** wet bog bridges in Maine.

    Don't forget those D*** wet bog bridges in Maine.
  8. Replies
    83
    Views
    11,357

    The same thing has happened on the Foothills...

    The same thing has happened on the Foothills Trail between Bearcamp Creek and Horsepasture River. This section is in NC. If they can catch them in SC and get a conviction the perps will lose their...
  9. Replies
    38
    Views
    7,278

    I descended the north slope of Mt. Moosilauki...

    I descended the north slope of Mt. Moosilauki after a rain. Never again.
  10. Replies
    28
    Views
    6,146

    Outstanding video. It brought back lots of...

    Outstanding video. It brought back lots of memories though not in the same order as the video. Also loved your music selection.
  11. Thread: No cook food

    by rainmaker
    Replies
    8
    Views
    2,020

    No cook food

    I am planning to take my two oldest grandsons, 9 and 11, on a backpacking trip from Newfound Gap to Davenport Gap next June. Though they have been camping and dayhiking with me for several years,...
  12. Replies
    57
    Views
    9,654

    She's a grown woman. Turn loose.

    She's a grown woman. Turn loose.
  13. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,244

    Outstanding!!!

    Outstanding!!!
  14. Replies
    69
    Views
    10,018

    As a section hiker it took me ten years to...

    As a section hiker it took me ten years to complete my hike. In all those ten years we only experienced two or three times when our radars went off and since I'm writing this obviously nothing...
  15. Replies
    18
    Views
    4,006

    Madame and I hiked the Foot Hills Trail from...

    Madame and I hiked the Foot Hills Trail from Table Rock to Upper Whitewater in 1982 with our four children, ages 5 to 15. It was a great trip with great memories though I sometimes wonder why the...
  16. Amen!!!!!!

    Amen!!!!!!
  17. Replies
    62
    Views
    13,665

    [QUOTE=Rain Man;1329220]Well, I've surely been...

    [QUOTE=Rain Man;1329220]Well, I've surely been put in my place. Just returned yesterday from almost two weeks of hiking the AT in New Hampshire, including staying as a paying guest in Galehead Hut...
  18. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,943

    Good!!!!!!

    Good!!!!!!
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    657

    Best spring in the Sate of Virginia.

    Best spring in the Sate of Virginia.
  20. Replies
    59
    Views
    38,321

    Stayed there last July and it was fine.

    Stayed there last July and it was fine.
  21. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,009

    When hiking in Maine, if the creeks don't get...

    When hiking in Maine, if the creeks don't get you, the bog bridges will. Be vewwy vewwy careful.
  22. Wasn't last year.

    Wasn't last year.
  23. Replies
    365
    Views
    59,237

    Just one more thing, hikers thinking they can...

    Just one more thing, hikers thinking they can hurt his business are clearly delusional. The man makes a living serving locals who based on the number of years he has been open must enjoy his...
  24. Replies
    365
    Views
    59,237

    This may not be well received but when my wife...

    This may not be well received but when my wife and I were there a couple of years ago Joe already had the reputation but served us some of the best breakfast sandwichs we had ever eaten. He was...
  25. Replies
    180
    Views
    27,697

    I finished VT, NH and Maine last year and the...

    I finished VT, NH and Maine last year and the same was true with a good number of thru hikers smoking and just like you said, they would get to a shelter or rest spot and light up. Being old and...
Results 1 to 25 of 347
Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4