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    Showers/lodging near Davenport Gap

    Anyone know of any good lodging/camping sites with showers near davenport gap. Doing the AT through the smokies (Fontana to Davenport) and was hoping to be able to shower, etc. before heading back...
  2. How much does the kalais weigh Sent from my...

    How much does the kalais weigh


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    Gary - were you able to hang your food or did you...

    Gary - were you able to hang your food or did you need a bear canister? Getting ready to hit that section this weekend and trying to prepare appropriately.
  4. Thread: Bear canister

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    Bear canister

    Doing dicks creek to rock gap over thanksgiving- read that bears are prevalent in that area - is a bear can needed or are there cables at the shelters? My book doesnít list cables so Iím assuming...
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    Thanks to everyone for their response. I agree -...

    Thanks to everyone for their response. I agree - was iffy on the shuttle driver but have never shuttled before so wasn't sure. Always appreciate everyone's help on this forum.
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    Rock Gap NC Question

    I'm looking to do a section from Rock Gap to Dick's Creek over Thanksgiving. Plan to leave vehicle at Dicks and shuttle to Rock Gap - shuttle driver is asking if it is paved to Rock Gap as he won't...
  7. Rock Gap ?

    Trying to do a section from Rock Gap to Dick's Creek over Thanksgiving. Shuttle driver is asking if the road is paved to Standing Indian Campground/Rock Gap. Since I've never been there can you let...
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    Thanks for the replies. I am thinking about...

    Thanks for the replies. I am thinking about going with a synthetic for summer use. I have a 20 degree enigma for winter use. I should have also stated that I'm from mississippi so mostly hike in...
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    Quilt temp rating

    What do you suggest is a good quilt temp rating for summer on the AT? I am trying to decide between a 40 and 50 degree quilt for the warmer months. I've never really had a summer quilt so trying to...
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    I agree on the Salomon xa pro 3d's. They've been...

    I agree on the Salomon xa pro 3d's. They've been my go to hiking shoe for a couple of years and they have been great.
  11. I suggest Salomon XA Pro 3D trail running shoes. ...

    I suggest Salomon XA Pro 3D trail running shoes. The fit all your main requirements and have served me well on all my section hikes. My foot is narrow, however, so these fit perfectly. May not...
  12. Thread: Pin-Chin-Sky

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    Thanks - last pictures I saw showed everything...

    Thanks - last pictures I saw showed everything including the falls completely dry but those are probably at least a month old and I was hoping that the rain had helped the situation.
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    Does anyone have a water update for the pin chin...

    Does anyone have a water update for the pin chin sky? We've had a decent amount of rain since November but I'm not sure it's made a dent yet.

    Thanks
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    Thanks for your responses - I will contact t them

    Thanks for your responses - I will contact t them
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    Thanks - hopefully the water levels pick up soon

    Thanks - hopefully the water levels pick up soon
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    Woody Gap to Dick's Creek

    I am looking at hiking this section possibly over the Christmas break. Does anyone have any updates on water availability in Georgia. The last updates I can find were from Mid November (was...
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    I'm in the same boat as you FreeGoldRush - trying...

    I'm in the same boat as you FreeGoldRush - trying to figure out if this is hikeable and if there is water sources available.
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    Georgia Water Question

    I am planning on hiking Woody Gap to Dick's Creek starting this Saturday. Does anyone have an update on the water situation in that area. I plan to carry extra but want to make sure there are still...
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    Does anyone have any water situation updates? ...

    Does anyone have any water situation updates? Planning to do a hike from Woody Gap to Dick's Creek starting next Saturday.
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