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  1. Thread: SOBO class 2021

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    SOBO class 2021

    Who's planning on hitting the trail sobo this season?

    My wife and I (Rooster & Woodchuck)are flying into Montana June 21st and planning on starting the 22nd or 23rd.
    This trail (mother nature...
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    Ah, yes it's 900.

    Ah, yes it's 900.
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    Its Long, wide, 3/4 back zip with no draft tube...

    Its Long, wide, 3/4 back zip with no draft tube (unnecessary with back zip) color is green. The repair added less than a gram, I cut the tape to be as small as possible while still functional.
    It...
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    Zpacks 20 sleeping bag

    The bag is used but in good condition. It has one very small tear that was repaired with Zpacks nylon tape, made from the same material as the bag. It's almost unnoticeable. This bag is the version...
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    nice! We fly into San Diego Saturday. How do you...

    nice! We fly into San Diego Saturday. How do you plan on getting to the trail head?
  6. Thread: 40 bag ok?

    by HDLV
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    Ok thanks, folks. 20 it is. Bag is packed, sealed...

    Ok thanks, folks. 20 it is. Bag is packed, sealed and ready to go.
  7. Thread: 40 bag ok?

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    40 bag ok?

    I know, I know, this is a newb question, I'm a little indecisive on this and just need a push. :rolleyes: Haha. I've been checking ATweather.org and temps in SoCal have been around the low 40s at...
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    Also question still stands. Anyone on here...

    Also question still stands. Anyone on here starting that weekend?
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    Ive been watching closely myself and have not...

    Ive been watching closely myself and have not seen anywhere near the suggested 1000+ people suggested by the site. People these days don't miss the chance to post something like their starting...
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    I have a feeling it must be a website glitch or...

    I have a feeling it must be a website glitch or they closed out the dates. I just feel like people would be talking about such a heavy month. This is a screenshot from the site.
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    Lots of late starters this year?

    Well, initially I was going to make a post asking if there were any other late starters hitting the dusty trail on the weekend of the 20th. My registered start date is the 21st and I just realized...
  12. Thread: Mosquitos vs Tarp

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    I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the net...

    I went ahead and pulled the trigger on the net shelter. I figure I'll pick it up at KM and maybe send back the bivy, I'll still be at right around 1 pound for my shelter.
  13. Thread: Mosquitos vs Tarp

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    Hot dog. Thanks for the input.

    Hot dog. Thanks for the input.
  14. Thread: Mosquitos vs Tarp

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    Mosquitos vs Tarp

    I'm looking for some advice from folks who have thrued the pct or are fimiliar with the sierras/northern sections.

    Last summer I thrued the AT sobo using a tarp/bivy combo. I unfortunatly ordered...
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    I guess I could have been more clear. I figured...

    I guess I could have been more clear. I figured puttting this in the PCT section would imply the desert section on the PCT and listing my start date would give people a good idea of what time of the...
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    Thanks for all the input! One thing I did not...

    Thanks for all the input! One thing I did not consider was postholeing, I've hiked through snow for extended periods in shorts and it can get pretty painful. I do not know the west coast mosquitos...
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    Shorts in the desert

    I started the AT sobo in June with pants, switched to a kilt in the whites and then shorts when the seam wore out on the kilt. Looking back I would have been most happy doing the whole thing in...
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    My gal and I are looking at a May 18th start!

    My gal and I are looking at a May 18th start!
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    Mine is rooster, not very original but for a...

    Mine is rooster, not very original but for a while I was hiking with a guy named "Moldy Beans" for his sketchy dehydrating practices.
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    You might want to try the trashcompactet method...

    You might want to try the trashcompactet method and shove your sleeping bag into the bottom of your pack without a stuff sack. That way everything else can sink into it rather than sitting into of a...
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    I'm hiking on that section (SoBo) with my GF now....

    I'm hiking on that section (SoBo) with my GF now. She is a very cold sleeper and for the past few weeks she's been sleeping in just a liner. If the temp dips in the middle of the night she will get...
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    I'm hiking sobo now and the first bubble of us...

    I'm hiking sobo now and the first bubble of us are in NY/CT now.
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    I just walked out of Mass southbound yesterday. I...

    I just walked out of Mass southbound yesterday. I had no probloms with water, I generally carried a 1.5l at a time. In all the dry sections I found water jugs. CT is fine so far.
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    ha ha. Sure do!

    ha ha. Sure do!
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    Heading for Maine tomorrow!

    The hike is finally about to start! If anyone would like to follow along please check out our YouTube. We only have one short test video on there now but will be uploading more as we go. We are also...
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