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    North Georgia Shuttles

    I'm looking for some around or that cover the Suches, GA area. The one on the sticky list responded that he is not currently providing service.
  2. Thread: Guthooks Guide

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    I just downloaded the pinhoti. It's pretty much...

    I just downloaded the pinhoti. It's pretty much my home trail in that it's the only long trail I can get to within an hour.
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    I finished the section, the first day from...

    I finished the section, the first day from Winding Stair Gap to Wayah Bald was pretty brutal, lots of climbs and it was warmer than I like to hike in. But the views were indeed awesome. We got a...
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    Winding Stair Gap to NOC

    Not sure if this is the place to post but am planning a three day from Winding Stair Gap to the NOC in a couple of weeks. Any advice or observations about that section?
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    I think the splitting of people into imaginary...

    I think the splitting of people into imaginary groups is ridiculous. Everyone who hits the trail is lucky to be out there. Every through hiker is a broken ankle from being a "section hiker" and...
  6. Thread: Pin-Chin-Sky

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    I went back to finish the hike that I screwed up....

    I went back to finish the hike that I screwed up. Cheaha falls now has some flowing water, not much but plenty for drinking. The other smaller water sources on the route are still dry.
  7. Thread: Sleeping Bag

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    Not the same bag or fill but Just an FYI I'm...

    Not the same bag or fill but Just an FYI I'm using a North Face Down bag I bought in 91 I think. Works fine as far as I can tell.
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    I don't carry on the AT because it's like walking...

    I don't carry on the AT because it's like walking in a shopping mall compared to hiking trails in Alabama. In Alabama you are mostly alone and I carry a small 22 revolver thats about the size of...
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    Some of us want to see the world unfiltered by...

    Some of us want to see the world unfiltered by the haze of drugs and alcohal. You will be one of many on the trail who have chosen the path. But I like others will avoid the bubble to not be...
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    I'm interested in this answer too because I've...

    I'm interested in this answer too because I've never used them.
  11. Thread: Pin-Chin-Sky

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    I was on that route Friday (11/18). The fires...

    I was on that route Friday (11/18). The fires are all South of Adams Gap. They are currently out but a ranger told me someone keeps purposefully restarting them. So far they haven't been able to...
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    I may contact you a bit later. I want to take my...

    I may contact you a bit later. I want to take my wife on some hikes along the Pinhoti but until she gets into hiking shape we can't do any big loops. Shuttle service is greatly needed in that area.
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    I'm thinking of doing a similar section hike this...

    I'm thinking of doing a similar section hike this spring.
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    Drug use is the fuel for so many problems we see....

    Drug use is the fuel for so many problems we see. I know people today have a cavalier attitude about it, especially since weed is considered a recreational drug now but the truth is that it robs you...
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    Lightning UL2 vs TT Double Rainbow

    I started hiking with a cheaper 1 man tent but now my wife wants to go with me so I've got to upgrade. I don't have a truck load of money right now so after doing much reading I have zero'd in on...
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    It's roughly a three hour drive to Springer.

    It's roughly a three hour drive to Springer.
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    I returned to the AT for the fist time in 25...

    I returned to the AT for the fist time in 25 years last week, I'm 50 years old and most of the hikers refered to me as "young feller". There are some old as dirt people out there doing it. This...
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    Tons of great advice in here, having lost a...

    Tons of great advice in here, having lost a chunk of weight and kept it off for a year I thought I'd thow out my observations.

    #1 - Most Americans eat about twice the volume (calories) that they...
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    I went on a test hike myself on the 17th and...

    I went on a test hike myself on the 17th and 18th. I have been on small sections of the AT 25 years ago but didn't know what it was at the time. I drove to Big Stamp Gap and went from there to...
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