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  1. Thread: Backup

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    Ssveral years ago I purified with Aquamira drops....

    Ssveral years ago I purified with Aquamira drops. But, for a while those became temporarily unavailable in stores so I instead purchased some Aqua Tabs, chlorine dioxide tablets. I now prefer to...
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    I like this recipe. To make it I use Santa Fe...

    I like this recipe. To make it I use Santa Fe brand dehydrated (pre-cooked) beans purchased over the Internet.

    http://andrewskurka.com/backpacking-dinner-recipe-beans-rice-with-fritos-cheese/
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    For me "lunch" while hiking is simply a series of...

    For me "lunch" while hiking is simply a series of snacks.
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    "SOBO- gravity works with versus against" What...

    "SOBO- gravity works with versus against"
    What does gravity have to do with going south bound? Are you simply alluding to the fact that "south" is located on the lower part of most maps?
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    I do not cook lunches but simply snack during the...

    I do not cook lunches but simply snack during the day. And, I rarely eat freeze dried dinners such as those by Mountain House, often opting instead for grocery-sourced dinners prepared using Knorr...
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    delete duplicate post

    delete duplicate post
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    The credit union to which I belong will accept...

    The credit union to which I belong will accept deposits from members via a coin counting machine. No fee is charged for that convenient service.
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    "I use a 750 ml pot currently. How much bigger a...

    "I use a 750 ml pot currently. How much bigger a pot would you need to cook in the pot? Seems like I'd need one about twice the size, and wider, rather than tall? Then how about my beloved ...
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    OOPs--Illabelle, I erred in post #15. There is...

    OOPs--Illabelle, I erred in post #15. There is no exit from I-64 to Yarnalton Pike. Instead to access the country roads in that horse farm area either:


    Exit I-64 at US 62/Paynes Mill Road ...
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    "Horse farm sounds like fun. :) I bet our group...

    "Horse farm sounds like fun. :) I bet our group would love that!"

    One option would be to visit the state run "Kentucky Horse Park" which is conveniently located right...
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    "...before continuing on up I-75...Suggestions...

    "...before continuing on up I-75...Suggestions for anything that's fun, scenic, or fascinating?"

    Two very special places in Central Kentucky, within 30 to 60 minutes from Lexington and I-75 are:...
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    Dogwood--What do you mean by the abbreviation...

    Dogwood--What do you mean by the abbreviation "NASA" in post 10? Perhaps you are referring to the lodge's dining room at Natural Bridge State Park, across the Mountain Parkway from the Red River...
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    Living in central Kentucky, Daniel Boone Forest...

    Living in central Kentucky, Daniel Boone Forest trails and those of the Big South Fork have been my "go to" backpacking playgrounds for the past thirty years. I second the suggestion that your visit...
  14. Thread: Milk

    by Siestita
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    I'm a fan of Nido, which is the Spanish word for...

    I'm a fan of Nido, which is the Spanish word for 'nest'. Here in Kentucky that is sometimes found in the 'Latin American' section of supermarkets. rather than being placed with other powdered milk...
  15. Shouldn't this be in the "Humor" forum, or...

    Shouldn't this be in the "Humor" forum, or perhaps have an April 1 date?
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    "Water filter: I have the Sawyer squeeze but it ...

    "Water filter: I have the Sawyer squeeze but it froze so I should purchase a new one. Didnít like the hassle of the squeeze - want he platypus 2L for ease of use."

    If by chance you've not yet...
  17. "Photo caption calls her a "backpacker" and maybe...

    "Photo caption calls her a "backpacker" and maybe she is, but she with no gear, she wasn't backpacking at the time of the incident."

    Outside of the USA the term "backpacking" is frequently...
  18. It could have happened to me...Well prepared day hiker badly injured at Joshua Tree

    Most of my day hikers and multi-night backpacking trips made over the years have been done solo, thus far without ever needing to be rescued. Before each recent backpacking trip I've left my wife a...
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    "This bear is a monster!! He came into our camp @...

    "This bear is a monster!! He came into our camp @ 1 mile N of Thomas Knob on Wednesday (5/16). We had a perfect hang @ 15-18' off the ground & around 6' from the trunk, he swatted at the tree a...
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    This is a more detailed news story than some...

    This is a more detailed news story than some initial reporting about the incident: https://apnews.com/9a47c3db8a2a4575a03a3b9276a4ac54/Cyclists-tried-to-scare-cougar-but-it-attacked,-killing-1
    ...
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    Don't cougar's typically attack their prey very...

    Don't cougar's typically attack their prey very rapidly, attempting to kill or fatally wound it by biting quickly with jaws and teeth that are powerful enough to break neck vertebra? So, perhaps we...
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    Perhaps a thread on this subject could enliven...

    Perhaps a thread on this subject could enliven White Blaze's 'Humor Forum'.

    For me backpacking, or for that matter simply doing low mileage back country camping, is very enjoyable. That's because...
  23. "My plan is to drive to Elk Garden Friday night...

    "My plan is to drive to Elk Garden Friday night and do some night hiking up to Brier Ridge so that climb is half over sat morning, and to get a great sunrise opportunity."

    I infer that your...
  24. Thread: Sheltowee

    by Siestita
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    "The first thing to notice is the guide shows...

    "The first thing to notice is the guide shows only one water source from the northern terminus to Morehead; a well on private property. Also just one small tenting area. That section is about 24...
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    From post #7: "-Just past the wise Shelter along...

    From post #7: "-Just past the wise Shelter along a barb wire fence, but prior to the mount rogers spur trail there are some campsites which seem to be designated."


    Perhaps Gambit M. actually...
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