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    Maybe, but I consider it fiction. I've read the...

    Maybe, but I consider it fiction. I've read the book and living it by doing the trail myself was better. That book was probably meant for armchair hikers.
  2. It seems they don't work. You may be right about...

    It seems they don't work. You may be right about bots. How can you travel at this time with everyone locked down again? How can they be independently wealthy and do this? I've said this many...
  3. I don't know if anyone else said this: You said...

    I don't know if anyone else said this: You said leaded gas. THAT IS A DEFINATE NO NO!!!! You do not wnat to be breathing in the fumes since lead will do a job on you!!!!!
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    I had the 123 at one time but the way things went...

    I had the 123 at one time but the way things went I had to give it up Try traveling on the subways and buses, trains with it. By the way, I used a dropper to prime it right out of the tank. ...
  5. "As do all the hikers on the PCT and CDT. This...

    "As do all the hikers on the PCT and CDT. This may push the organizations that sponsor long distance trails to move away from shelters toward more tenting areas. Whole lot cheaper to build and...
  6. With the fact that Covid is around this means...

    With the fact that Covid is around this means little or no maintenance was or will be done for a while. This means the trail will be overgrown in places and in others there could be blowdowns that...
  7. No one has said this: Mail drops are getting...

    No one has said this: Mail drops are getting more expensive at the post office with the price of postage going up. Not to mention that with the situation these days post office hours may be VERY...
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    This is a big deal that no one mentioned. A dog...

    This is a big deal that no one mentioned. A dog biting someone should be immediately reported to the local authorities and the owners should be cited.
  9. Seriously, things are nuts. Where I am they just...

    Seriously, things are nuts. Where I am they just had us locked down again. Maybe we'll be wearing masks and staying at home until next June if this keeps up. Maybe off trail hiking to get away...
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    That's AMC territory. That should say it all.

    That's AMC territory. That should say it all.
  11. One other item: It seems the buses that ran in...

    One other item: It seems the buses that ran in CT. are now all gone. At one time I could jump on one and go almost anywhere along the trail in Ct. Not any more. Not even Sheffield, MA. has...
  12. Fall is nice and all that. But, does anyone ever...

    Fall is nice and all that. But, does anyone ever mention that when the leaves fall and cover the trail it's hard to see the trail since everything looks the same? Is it just me since I had to...
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    All kidding aside, most people are talking at...

    All kidding aside, most people are talking at least next march with the way things are going. I believe that could be about right and we will still have some outbreaks. Look at all the colleges and...
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    Both of you, what happens if you're caught in the...

    Both of you, what happens if you're caught in the dark and don't know the terrain up ahead? Or if you are too tired to go on after a long hard day? For me there's no second thought about it. More...
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    I don't either it's rambling

    I don't either it's rambling
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    Unless I'm wrong, the I watch is supposed to be...

    Unless I'm wrong, the I watch is supposed to be coupled to the phone. If you don't have that, does it still do anything? I'm not trying to hijack the thread but among us things like durability,...
  17. Thread: Lurkers?

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    I lead walks and I have noticed that many of the...

    I lead walks and I have noticed that many of the E-mails to me are from Google bots. They all start the same and one said I can't find the location on Google maps. I replied that if you have legs...
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    With all the problems associated with these...

    With all the problems associated with these watches, such as charging, connectivity etc. I decided it's not worth it. I simply got a solar watch. No battery changes needed. Just give me the time. ...
  19. Hate to throw a wet blanket on your fun but a...

    Hate to throw a wet blanket on your fun but a drunk hiker is a threat to themselves and others. It also has to be worth their time to deliver something and if it's only five dollars and you have to...
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    It can also be used as a makeshift shelter. I...

    It can also be used as a makeshift shelter. I have a quilt for my hammock ind if it's chilly I put it over myself and get warmer instantly. It cuts wind which is a big plus.
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    if anone said this before i missed it here is...

    if anone said this before i missed it

    here is one that's more durable:...
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    Try fastpacking. It is lighter and you may be...

    Try fastpacking. It is lighter and you may be able to go longer distances without pain. Even though you may want to use that system as many have said in some spots it son't work because of the...
  23. This sounds like a commercial more than anything...

    This sounds like a commercial more than anything else. Who are you kidding?
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    Do you mean like the signs that you come to that...

    Do you mean like the signs that you come to that say 5 miles or 8 miles when you get to the road crossings and its
    mote like 20 miles? Everyone was talking about that one.
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    I don't know if they're still around but there...

    I don't know if they're still around but there was something called combat frames. Anyway, what would athletes use? I had a pair and I even had an accident when my staff popped back and hit me in...
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