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  1. Thread: Tog

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    Tog

    Anyone got the inside scoop why Top of Georgia hostel is closing tomorrow for the rest of 2019? They seemed to be doing good business when I was there the end of March.


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    The KHT is a new initiative with the Knobstone...

    The KHT is a new initiative with the Knobstone Hiking Trail Association (KHTA) taking the lead. The Knobstone Trail is the southern third of the proposed 150 mile KHT, which when completed will link...
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    You can do it in three days but it is going to...

    You can do it in three days but it is going to chew you up. I've hiked all of the KT, some portions several times, and the elevation profile is comparable to the AT in Georgia, only you're going up...
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    The snarky alter-ego in me would probably have...

    The snarky alter-ego in me would probably have said, "there are no reservations on the AT shelters in Georgia, and hiker midnight is at 9 p.m. so if you plan on being loud and proud beyond that time,...
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    I have a different perspective, which sort of...

    I have a different perspective, which sort of lines up with yours. Civilization isn't bad, it is good when it is done right. Problem is, we don't do it right most of the time. I digress on that point...
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    Thanks!


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  7. Thanks to those who responded. I figured the...

    Thanks to those who responded. I figured the parking lots would be a lot fuller at the end of March. Evidently not so. I can't wait to get out there!
  8. Looking for a place to park my car near Amicalola, March 23rd to April 2nd

    I'm looking at the logistics of where to park my car during a section hike from the start of the approach trail at Amicalola to the GA/NC border. My son is stashing a car in NC, but I'm pretty sure...
  9. Shuttle Needed - March 24 from Jasper, GA to the start of the Approach Trail

    I'm looking for someone to shuttle me, my adult son, and perhaps his friend (who is still thinking it over) from Jasper, GA Budget Inn to the beginning of the Approach Trail on the morning of March...
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    You'll enjoy Grayson Highlands. If you can get to...

    You'll enjoy Grayson Highlands. If you can get to White Top the view is amazinghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181203/0c72253e6979682eecd8f38ef82d702a.jpg


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    The hundred miles I mentioned were on trail,...

    The hundred miles I mentioned were on trail, rocky, rooty, muddy, sloppy, miles. So, I have a good start with them. I'm expecting them to last at least 500 miles under those conditions. If they...
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    I'm just off of Sudley Manor Dr., too...at the...

    I'm just off of Sudley Manor Dr., too...at the other end closer to the splash park. If you ever want hiking company, just holler. There is a DCMA hiking group on FB but they aren't very active.
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    I bought a pair at Dick's last year, and have...

    I bought a pair at Dick's last year, and have just over 100 miles on them, including a 60 mile section in northern Shenandoah, the first two days of which was rainy and mucky. They aren't falling...
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    My thoughts exactly. I'll post reviews as I test...

    My thoughts exactly. I'll post reviews as I test them out.
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    44188 You mean this crazy little spot? We parked...

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    You mean this crazy little spot? We parked our cars and hung out here after doing the northern half of Shenandoah this past summer. Great place, great proprietor.
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    HangTight on Etsy

    I was puttering around the Interwebs(TM) this noon, with some Christmas coin burning a hole in my pockets. Been looking for an underquilt/top quilt combo for all season hammock hanging. I'd been...
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    I moved from Indiana, which has it's own slate of...

    I moved from Indiana, which has it's own slate of excellent hiking trails, mostly in the southern part of the state, but my heart (and my pocketbook) wanted to be closer to the AT. I took a job in...
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    When I'm hiking, I don't listen to music or books...

    When I'm hiking, I don't listen to music or books or other extraneous crap. With the hiking I'm doing now, I take my iPhone with me, primarily for taking pictures, but also for the ability to make a...
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    Ed Garvey hiked the AT back in the 70's and wrote...

    Ed Garvey hiked the AT back in the 70's and wrote a book about it. You can find a copy on abebooks perhaps, but he broke the trail down to 16 section hikes. I append the 25 mile section south of...
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    I know I'm prolly being Mr. Obvious here, but...

    I know I'm prolly being Mr. Obvious here, but please please please buy your Altras from REI. That way, if something goes wrong, you're working with REI's absolutely phenominal customer service...
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    Saw several bears in Shenandoah in June during a...

    Saw several bears in Shenandoah in June during a sixty miler, but no aggressive ones. There were warning signs up at the campgrounds, but the ones my group spotted were between shelters. Everyone...
  22. If you buy a steup from Hennessy, they throw in...

    If you buy a steup from Hennessy, they throw in the snakeskins for free. I've been hanging with their equipment for a couple of years and have had no problems, other than you will want to upgrade the...
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    WTB Tarptent Protrail

    Still looking to pick up a Tarptent Protrail if anyone has one laying around unused/unloved.

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    I've biked about 30 miles of it, from Big Pool...

    I've biked about 30 miles of it, from Big Pool west to where the Western Maryland Rail Trail terminates. That in itself is a great ride. Get on the WMDRT at Big Pool and ride the whole thing, then...
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    Where are the hikers?

    I did a cursory look see, and didn't find another post on this SERIOUSLY COOL new website by Raincrow. It has AT hiker heat maps.

    Impressed beyond words. Check it out:
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