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    1/2 cup of minute rice, 1/2 cup of dried veggies...

    1/2 cup of minute rice, 1/2 cup of dried veggies from Harmony House, packet of tuna, chicken, or Spam. You can vary the combinations endlessly, and use potatoes (instant masehd or Harmony House...
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    Check out the lists on these links for 18 to 27...

    Check out the lists on these links for 18 to 27 pound gear lists, including food & fuel. It helped me pare down to a reasonable weight by looking at what this person carried, and trying to match or...
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    I followed the same Vloggers as Wornoutboots. ...

    I followed the same Vloggers as Wornoutboots. Not really surprising that the videos are repetitive - that's hiking! Get up, eat breakfast, poop, walk, eat, walk, drink, walk, eat some more, walk...
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    A lot of people are doing a MARTA/Uber combo.

    A lot of people are doing a MARTA/Uber combo.
  5. Thread: Seasons?

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    Autumn! Drier trails, smaller crowds, less bugs,...

    Autumn! Drier trails, smaller crowds, less bugs, cooler days & nights, fall colors. The only downsides are the shorter days, dried up water supplies, and the occasional hurricane (which takes care...
  6. Do you know the reason(s) for the age restriction?

    Do you know the reason(s) for the age restriction?
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    Don't see why not? You pour milk on your...

    Don't see why not? You pour milk on your Cheerios... this way saves a step in the process. It's what I do when I want milk on my granola on trail, but I usually just eat it out of the bag dry.
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    I think the freeze dried eggs are pretty good,...

    I think the freeze dried eggs are pretty good, esp. if they have something extra in them - like sausage. Never cared much for the powdered eggs or the cleanup they require. My usual breakfast now...
  9. I agree with Jigsaw - the "trampoline" style pack...

    I agree with Jigsaw - the "trampoline" style pack suspensions are great for comfort, lousy for packing. The ULA Catalyst has tons of usable space. The Gregory Zulu 65 is like the Osprey pack, but...
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    To me, a bear can in the woods is like a good...

    To me, a bear can in the woods is like a good lock and lights at home - it makes the other guy's stuff easier to get than your stuff.
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    Watch "supersize me" for the flip side. I...

    Watch "supersize me" for the flip side. I suppose there are some that could hike 30 miles per day, day upon day, eating this crap, but I can't imagine it's good for you.
  12. I use a paper map, and now and then a page out of...

    I use a paper map, and now and then a page out of a guidebook. The phone is off, stowed in the pack, used for calling home, hostels and hotels. I've spent the last 40 years looking at screens of...
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    And their "cure" is to go for a hike? If I did...

    And their "cure" is to go for a hike? If I did that, I'd find myself in a bad position, too.
  14. And that problem goes beyond the trail. Whatever...

    And that problem goes beyond the trail. Whatever the issue, some will respond with "It's a free country", implying anything goes.

    But freedom comes with responsibility.
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    I've had the same results as Coffee - my bear...

    I've had the same results as Coffee - my bear cans have never been moved by bears or humans. I use them when hiking, or more often for caching resupplies. Same for my Ursacks. So far, I've had no...
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    I think it's inevitable. I use a canister most...

    I think it's inevitable. I use a canister most of the time, or an Ursack in less-travelled parts. A canister increases my base weight by a bit more than a day's worth of food. Just saw that they...
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    It might be the first change to test, and it...

    It might be the first change to test, and it won't cost you anything. I find that a self-inflating pad is firm enough on it's own, without blowing it up too stiff. I let it self-fill, give it a...
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    Did you add air to the Air Rail, or just let it...

    Did you add air to the Air Rail, or just let it self-inflate?
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    Which just goes to show how difficult shoes can...

    Which just goes to show how difficult shoes can be! I have a pair of Altra Timps, and my feet were sore after a hike, and I found them super slippery!

    Salomons are my go-to.
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    It's not irrational fear if the snakes really are...

    It's not irrational fear if the snakes really are out to get you... which they are.
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    Hikers posting xmas wish lists. BTW Santa, this...

    Hikers posting xmas wish lists. BTW Santa, this year I'd like some new hiking shoes.
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    Northern new england is my home base - I carry a...

    Northern new england is my home base - I carry a fleece, a down vest, a rain jacket and an umbrella all summer. We had overnight temps in the 30's and 40's last night
  23. I had to google SWD to see what kind of pack it...

    I had to google SWD to see what kind of pack it was, and found this review

    http://benkilbourne.com/blog/2021/11/19/superior-wilderness-designs-long-haul-50-review
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    To the extent possible, let them set the...

    To the extent possible, let them set the pace/agenda. I took my kid peak-bagging, and quickly learned that frogs in the stream were more important to him than getting to the top, so I adjusted my...
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    local REI, Dick's and Walmart in north-central VT...

    local REI, Dick's and Walmart in north-central VT all had plenty
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