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    Look your camping gear over, and I think you’ll...

    Look your camping gear over, and I think you’ll find that not much is needed to repair/maintain it. Just get something with only items you might actually use.
    Useful items:
    -scissors
    -knife...
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    If that’s the campsite in tye last pic, it...

    If that’s the campsite in tye last pic, it doesn’t look very level.
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    The Jetboil Minimo has a piezo igniter, and the...

    The Jetboil Minimo has a piezo igniter, and the burner and small canister are designed to fit in the pot.
    Piezo igniters can fail mechanically, so I would always carry an alternate ignition source.
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    I have had zero problems with my iPhone 14 Pro.

    I have had zero problems with my iPhone 14 Pro.
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    On November 15th the iPhone 14 satellite SOS...

    On November 15th the iPhone 14 satellite SOS became active. There is a demo mode in Settings- Emergency SOS- Try Demo.
  6. Thread: Corkscrew

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    Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody...

    Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
    W. C. Fields
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    Go for it. Just pack out any empties you carry on...

    Go for it. Just pack out any empties you carry on the trail.
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    “…..I got itchy bites all around the body, most...

    “…..I got itchy bites all around the body, most of it where my night clothes are tight around the ankles, wrist and waist….”

    That is where chiggers bite.
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    Mindset, which you mentioned lacking for your...

    Mindset, which you mentioned lacking for your second thru, is an important component of finishing. You might consider just hiking the sections you found most enjoyable on your first hike, and...
  10. From the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. “Most...

    From the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

    “Most thru-hikes take between five and seven months. The average is a week or two shy of six months. Weather conditions tend to limit the amount of time...
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    Are you saying switching to the Mid High caused...

    Are you saying switching to the Mid High caused you to break your ankle? If so, how?
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    I think it is pretty clear that it is a rule, not...

    I think it is pretty clear that it is a rule, not a suggestion.
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    What are mid-high boots?

    What are mid-high boots?
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    Here is an exerpt from another study that...

    Here is an exerpt from another study that supports your conclusion.

    “Changing salt intake affected levels of both aldosterone and glucocorticoids, the hormones found to rhythmically control the...
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    This study indicates reducing the amount of salt...

    This study indicates reducing the amount of salt in one's diet can significantly reduce excessive peeing -- both during the day and when asleep.
    ...
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    Thanks. I see that bidding ends on November 4th,...

    Thanks.
    I see that bidding ends on November 4th, and the seller can accept, or reject, the highest bid.
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    Don’t have Facebook.

    Don’t have Facebook.
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    Is this current? The web address at the bottom of...

    Is this current? The web address at the bottom of the picture doesn’t work.
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    There is a ‘Selling Used Gear’ forum on...

    There is a ‘Selling Used Gear’ forum on Whiteblaze. I’ve seen many people offer gear for sale.
    You could also donate to the Scouts BSA.
  20. https://www.durangoherald.com/articles/durango-tra...

    https://www.durangoherald.com/articles/durango-train-crew-aids-injured-hiker/
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    As to where they are, this heat map shows hot...

    As to where they are, this heat map shows hot spots on the trail (where most people are) based on historical, not real time, data. You’ll see a hot spot near the north end, and several hot spots in...
  22. “It got me wondering, How do thru hikers resupply...

    “It got me wondering, How do thru hikers resupply liquid fuel? Alcohol is probably easy, get a new bottle of HEAT (yellow only). How do people with camp fuel/white gas stove resupply? I usually only...
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    http://hikethewhites.com/edmands_col.html It...

    http://hikethewhites.com/edmands_col.html

    It was removed in the late 1970's due to overuse by too many parties planning on using it as a regular shelter.
  24. From ATC website: “The A.T. is a footpath and...

    From ATC website:

    “The A.T. is a footpath and corridor of land under the overall administration of the National Park Service (NPS), through the Appalachian Trail Park Office, often referred to as...
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    $40 a night for a cabin sounds like a deal.

    $40 a night for a cabin sounds like a deal.
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