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  1. Btw, use http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/ to convert...

    Btw, use http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/ to convert to other formats/maps.
  2. My files on the Maine & Canada IAT are at ...

    My files on the Maine & Canada IAT are at

    http://lifeat2mph.com/iat/

    Also the topo for canada is there.

    Please use warren@2mph.net to contact me; I'm on the PCT, internet is so-so.

    Warren
  3. Thread: Maps and SPOT

    by gubbool
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    Maps and SPOT

    I am heading to Dalton to connect to and continue my Fall hike.

    for people using a Personal Locator Beacon like SPOT or one of the supported apps, there are three sites worth looking at.
    ...
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    The mentioned SOBO hiker, Diane King, recently...

    The mentioned SOBO hiker, Diane King, recently completed her thru of the IAT and is continuing south to at least CT. She never purposely avoided any trails; however, like most, hates roadwalks. ...
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    Triple Crown-er on small section of BMT

    Triple Crowner John 'Sycamore' Hildebrand is on the BMT between Spring and northern terminus of the GPT. Once on the Pinhoti he will be heading to the Keys via the components of the ECT. His well...
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    If using a SPOT or one of several other PLB's,...

    If using a SPOT or one of several other PLB's, there are a couple of web sites to know about. Spotwalla is the used site with several good features - free, donations. Maprogress has several good...
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    There is a hiker who started the International...

    There is a hiker who started the International A.T. in Newfoundland in late May and will be only 5 or 6 days behind you when you start. There is an online map and track displaying the delayed...
  8. On-line Map of SIA-IAT (Maine, New Brunswick, Ontario, Newfoundland)

    The International Appalachian Trail GPS/gpx data


    I have gathered considerable data for the IAT in the above areas and created an on-line map of same.

    If someone needs the gps data it can be...
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    No sniveling

    I'n not sniveling, Sgt Rock.

    Video-wise, the best videos that I have seen do a fast-forward on the walking parts of the trail and slow to normal or slo-mo when crossing a road, or panning or...
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    History records that Solo walked the Pinhoti with...

    History records that Solo walked the Pinhoti with a measure wheel twice. Some people didn't believe the results of his first effort. As I recall, the difference was so small that it could have been...
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    An on-line map that shows only the core Pinhoti...

    An on-line map that shows only the core Pinhoti trail... lifeat2mph.com/pinhoti
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    Then the Walls of Jericho is an excellent choice.

    Then the Walls of Jericho is an excellent choice.
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    First... are you or are you not the southbounder...

    First... are you or are you not the southbounder that crossed my trail at Scott's Lake last fall? You being heading onward to the Bull Gap and me carrying the flag of Alabama (University of, that...
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    I don't see from where you hail. I have an...

    I don't see from where you hail. I have an on-line map at lifeat2mph.com/pinhoti that might if you are looking to do some of Pinhoti.

    If in the Birmingham Al area, then of course I suggest Oak...
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    Warren aka gubbool Thru AL-ME '08 Thru AL...

    Warren aka gubbool

    Thru AL-ME '08

    Thru AL '09

    Thru AL '10

    Thru AL-GA '14
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    Un-Official Register of Thru-Hikers

    This is, on account'a I see no other, the register for hikers who can lay claim to completing the Pinhoti Trail.

    The rules will be simple:

    Make you mark with trail name, forum name, real name...
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    Get the .gpx file for the BMT and the Pinhoti,...

    Get the .gpx file for the BMT and the Pinhoti, ASRT, CT trails and Alabama's GET (roadwalk) from my site... On line maps are there too.

    http://lifeat2mph.com/maps.html
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    Huh? I must have missed something in...

    Huh? I must have missed something in question/replies.

    Online map making is pretty simple at http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/ lots of features and lots of ways to use them.

    Check out...
  19. I imagine that the painted blazes will simply...

    I imagine that the painted blazes will simply disappear over the years as the paint fades and the trees fall down. There are still quite a few of the metal blazes.. Those need to be collected and...
  20. Ms Google says the address is 52558 Al Highway...

    Ms Google says the address is 52558 Al Highway 77, Talladega. I cannot determine a probable building to get the gps coords. See if you can get the coords from using my map at lifeat2mph.com/pinhoti...
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    There are plenty of smart phone apps for hiking. ...

    There are plenty of smart phone apps for hiking. I use Locus on Android phones. It does a lot of stuff that most don't need, but it does everything that I need/want. My .gpx file works just fine...
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    @ATGumby, I cannot help you with shuttles or good...

    @ATGumby, I cannot help you with shuttles or good ideas in that area.

    Re-check your math on the distance to Cheaha; should be more like 45 miles.

    The taxi from Sylacauga to Bull Gap is $25. ...
  23. Thread: Feb ThruHike

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    That wilderness blazing policy seemed to be...

    That wilderness blazing policy seemed to be somewhat flexible back in '08. Currently he Pinhoti is well blazed thru & thru; but the Benton MacKaye is not.

    edit....

    An afterthought. My idea of...
  24. Thread: Thru hike

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    you can see the re-route on my map. read the...

    you can see the re-route on my map. read the info on the page and search Burchfield as in BMT S20a-184.7mi Burchfield Trailhead

    lifeat2mph.com/bmt
  25. Thread: Feb ThruHike

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    regarding phone & power. If you use the phone to...

    regarding phone & power. If you use the phone to take pictures then you will really need to watch your habits. I recommend taking pictures of every one that you meet; pictures of landscape are...
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