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    I live in Waterville Valley. Your best option are...

    I live in Waterville Valley. Your best option are the parking lots adjacent to the main commercial/lodging area of the Valley (Town Square), which are public and frequently patrolled. Your vehicle...
  2. Thread: Iconic locations

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    Okay, I'll bite. Without a concerted effort on...

    Okay, I'll bite.

    Without a concerted effort on the part of the GETA Board with regard to outreach/media/publicity (among many other things), the GET will continue to not attract the attention it...
  3. Thread: Iconic locations

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    Bluestone Lake (New River), West Virginia 42761

    Bluestone Lake (New River), West Virginia

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  4. Thread: Heather Anderson

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    I was passed (like I was standing still :eek:) by...

    I was passed (like I was standing still :eek:) by her BF/"support crew" Pistachio at the northernmost hiker register of the Mid State Trail (MST) last week: Anish got to NH way too early in the...
  5. Confusion about the GET is normal. :-?

    Confusion about the GET is normal. :-?
  6. In a big way, the GET is just that! For me, it...

    In a big way, the GET is just that! For me, it was an incredible journey through a part of the Appalachians that very few LD backpackers have traveled. I loved every moment of that trip and go back...
  7. 42056 Here's a very informative website: ...

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    Here's a very informative website: http://www.thomaslegion.net/greatappalachianvalleyhistoryandmap.html
  8. No apology necessary, Dogwood! The ST runs...

    No apology necessary, Dogwood! The ST runs through Kentucky's Cumberland Falls Resort State Park (which is not the same as Lake Cumberland State Resort Park). The GET in Kentucky doglegs from the...
  9. Hi Dogwood, The Sheltowee Trace is not part of...

    Hi Dogwood,

    The Sheltowee Trace is not part of the Great Eastern Trail (GET). The GET component in Kentucky is the Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail (www.pinemountaintrail.com).
  10. This drive to extend the AT has been going...

    This drive to extend the AT has been going on---and stalled---for years. Occasionally local/regional papers stir the pot. Too many formidable obstacles (pun intended) stand in the way.
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    Thanx for the updates, LW.

    Thanx for the updates, LW.
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    Cherry-picking GET-component trails and mixing...

    Cherry-picking GET-component trails and mixing them with other trails into a unique adventure (which is awesome) has little to do with hiking the GET itself. The current end-to-end GET route -- both...
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    I live in Waterville Valley and was walking in...

    I live in Waterville Valley and was walking in the Livermore TH area yesterday morning. I chuckled at the number of cars with out-of-state plates having trouble even locating the parking lot. Hope...
  14. It's not just the HMW. Google the camp name and...

    It's not just the HMW. Google the camp name and read the description of the backpacking program.
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    Yes, per new (2016) PATC Tuscarora Trail (South...

    Yes, per new (2016) PATC Tuscarora Trail (South Half) Guide: TT to Hawk Campground is about 1.2 miles.
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    Thanks, Twilight. Very helpful!

    Thanks, Twilight. Very helpful!
  17. Just saw your other thread regarding the...

    Just saw your other thread regarding the campsite. Thank you for the "condition report"!
  18. Thanks for the trip report and the helpful info...

    Thanks for the trip report and the helpful info regarding the water source at Basore's Ridge Shelter. Indeed, the trail between Pinnacle Shelter and Barclay's Run Shelter is an "experience," to be...
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    This is on the Great Eastern Trail route, which I...

    This is on the Great Eastern Trail route, which I SOBO'd last year. I reached the ridge via Hensley Settlement Rd., reserve-camped at Martin's Fork, toured Hensley Settlement, hiked through the park...
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    Jon (#6 at HF), who is in the East B Rd. vicinity...

    Jon (#6 at HF), who is in the East B Rd. vicinity today, started north January 18. I met him during his zero day in N. Woodstock.
  21. I was just trying to spread the good news of the...

    I was just trying to spread the good news of the GET. Not to worry; it won't happen again.


    73,
    KF1WV
  22. Might I suggest, ScareBear, that you forward your...

    Might I suggest, ScareBear, that you forward your editorial criticism to the journalist who wrote the article. I'm sure she'd be eager to hear your helpful comments and might even publish a...
  23. Chattanooga to Host America’s Newest Long-Distance Trail

    Chattanooga to Host America’s Newest Long-Distance Trail

    March 1, 2017—by Sunny Montgomery, Times Free Press (Chattanooga, TN)


    On a recent Saturday morning, I filled my backpack with fruit...
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    For hiking trips that include bus transportation,...

    For hiking trips that include bus transportation, I stow my pack inside a cheap duffle bag to protect it from mishandling and (perhaps unwelcome) attention.
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    ... or the Ice Age Trail. :eek: :eek:

    ... or the Ice Age Trail. :eek: :eek:
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