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    Talked to Bill one memorial day he said American...

    Talked to Bill one memorial day he said American soldier just as mean as any ..difference was the noncom officers. I think he's a purple heart.
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    Bill G. Is an old Sargent major from WWII and...

    Bill G. Is an old Sargent major from WWII and Korea. Saw action. There's a new building next to hostel, not as nicely secluded as once. Nice small cemetery right by included a doctor who was with Lee...
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    I just watched a thruhike on YouTube (Evan)from...

    I just watched a thruhike on YouTube (Evan)from 2018 and was happy to know the place was still open. I stayed in 2008 and found the place wonderful. There are many thruhikers that feel pretty...
  4. Thread: Treat. Yo. Self

    by jurahd
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    Treat. Yo. Self

    Nice post. I'm on the trail third attempt and noted in the past how my body falls apart after a few months of ramen and pig out trail towns, trying for different approach but its hard finding and...
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    Just found out buffalo bobby died, you guys said...

    Just found out buffalo bobby died, you guys said it ....what a wonderful person...in 2007 at the shelter picnic tables exquisite conversations his corncob pipe and joyous presence ..wow that guy...
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    Poll: good natural giardia cure! giardia poll

    I got a really bad case of dysentery in India some years ago which persisted until doing the garlic clove thing. I'm on the trail now trying to get ahead of the bubble (shelters and cheap lodgings...
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    Any 50+ hikers out there?

    I 'm 63 and starting a thru in 3days. Don't feel old , I'll beat these young punks to katadyn if they think they're so special. As for the rest of you old dingbats...stay home!
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    2013 Thru-Hike Registry

    Hobo march 19 , approach trail
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    What makes a good AT memoir?

    I my very humble opinion (really) I've read everything I could find on the AT especially Shaffer's seminal north with spring. The barefoot sisters blew me away, both books are amazing. Why aren't...
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    totally on!

    totally on!
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    drugs and alcohol

    Partaking o the holy herb is the best of trail magic, in my experience. I'm 62 and its an honor to share a joint with an AT hiker, on the trail at some lovely vista completely unexpected is a...
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    What are some of your favorite avatars?

    Privy winks
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    In 2007 I think it must have been J.B.

    In 2007 I think it must have been J.B.
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    Thoreau spelt it the way its pronounced kataadn

    Thoreau spelt it the way its pronounced kataadn
  15. Thread: Roller Coaster

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    actually that advice is quite helpful. I would...

    actually that advice is quite helpful. I would recommend taking off your pack before raising arms adn screaming. Its all in the visioning. Roller coaster like the big bang swerving out yonder, its a...
  16. Thread: Roller Coaster

    by jurahd
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    I'm at bear's den now, been on the AT over three...

    I'm at bear's den now, been on the AT over three months. I've just hiked the roller coaster thru scorching heat and its tough. Nothing to scoff at, though maybe it wasn't a good idea to do a twenty...
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