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    A Walk in The Woods

    In case anyone hasn't seen AWITW yet, It is free right now on Tubi TV (also Free online or via Smart TV).
    tubi.tv/activate
  2. Not knowing anything about your age, current or...

    Not knowing anything about your age, current or past health, fitness level, experience or BP history and not knowing how many bypasses you had, either open heart or minimal invasive and even if you...
  3. While I like the concept, I prefer my standard...

    While I like the concept, I prefer my standard MSR/Komperdell/Leki's. Reason being, I don't really ever grab the handles as much as I use the meaty part of my hand/palm against the straps, and the...
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    Ditto. Have done the STS several times now. A...

    Ditto. Have done the STS several times now. A favorite trail of mine. I always liked the hike out of cross forks into HWA.
  5. Big Cranky - I live just N of your dad. Does it...

    Big Cranky - I live just N of your dad. Does it have to be PA? The AT in NJ just N of Mohican Outdoor off Flatbrookville Road center makes a nice flat walk along ledges and vistas for about 3-4...
  6. Not Bypass, but definitely Cardiac Surgery -...

    Not Bypass, but definitely Cardiac Surgery - Multiple times.
    I am on my 3rd Aortic Valve Replacement (Not many of us around) with 4 full blown cardiac surgeries. (Yes, Sternum Cracking,...
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    54F in Allentown this AM. Nice respite from...

    54F in Allentown this AM. Nice respite from waking up in the low 70's.
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    I didn't read all the comments, but as a longtime...

    I didn't read all the comments, but as a longtime Former Certified Pest Control Operator with hundreds of rodent jobs under his belt, I can say Don't Do It!! Mice do not eat until full then go...
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    I was a BSA Leader on our troop's 9-day high...

    I was a BSA Leader on our troop's 9-day high adventure trip in Maine this summer and we used Augason Farms for a number of meals. FWIW, I have used AA, BP & MH FD foods over the past 30 years and...
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    Hey Ki0eh. Hope you are well... I agree...

    Hey Ki0eh. Hope you are well... I agree completely. Please add the STS & NCT to your list. I've done all multiple times except the Standing Stone and the Quehanna. I've planned for the Quehanna...
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    I live not far from the trail and have done PA...

    I live not far from the trail and have done PA and sections of it quite a few times. from PenMar to Duncannon - It is pretty scenic and straight forward easy hiking. From Duncannon to Fort...
  12. Having spent many many years hiking and climbing...

    Having spent many many years hiking and climbing in the DAKs, and hiking the NPT, the most remote point was pretty much in the vicinity where I figured it was and these folks found it....
  13. I'm pretty sure our biga$$ Allentown mayor needs...

    I'm pretty sure our biga$$ Allentown mayor needs a Polaris ORV to get to the trail to "inspect"... They cost around $21K fully loaded...Coincidence??
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    WD40 or Pam both help to reduce the sticking of...

    WD40 or Pam both help to reduce the sticking of snow. used it in Adirondacks.
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    Hiker accident - may lose hand - first night on trail...

    This is so freakish and sad to hear about....

    http://www.mcall.com/news/local/police/mc-hawk-mountain-search-and-rescue-20170316-story.html
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    Have done the NPT several times and chunks of the...

    Have done the NPT several times and chunks of the LT. I agree about everything that's been said in the above posts.
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    I resurrected my old Camp Trails '72 lake cruiser...

    I resurrected my old Camp Trails '72 lake cruiser external frame in a fit of nostalgia back in the mid-90's. I spent a summer using that pack on mostly mild trails in Northern PA and the Northville...
  18. BTW, I work out of MBO, so I know you're not one...

    BTW, I work out of MBO, so I know you're not one of those Rich Cogs ;)
  19. yes but this isn't a hog farm now is it...?

    yes but this isn't a hog farm now is it...?
  20. I don;t think it is a big deal. I say go for it....

    I don;t think it is a big deal. I say go for it. It is private land. Of course, It will piss off all the rich hikers in Boston (except those that have Cog Ownership), but it offers Jobs to the...
  21. F'ing noisy.

    F'ing noisy.
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    I like it- especially the color, but when I...

    I like it- especially the color, but when I researched to see what fill-Down, I realized it was synthetic fill. But also I saw the price brand new in that color was $58 on Amazon (and Free Shipping...
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    Thanks for the memories. Have hiked and...

    Thanks for the memories. Have hiked and Backpacked the WRT many times in the 90's, always preferring to bring new hikers there on my beginner backpacking trips. My favorite time to camp each year...
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    Do you have a guide book and mapset for PA? You...

    Do you have a guide book and mapset for PA? You may not know this but PA from Port Clinton N is essentially long flat/rocky ridges punctuated by short very steep ascents/descents.
    SO I am not sure...
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    Having carried both over the years and being able...

    Having carried both over the years and being able to buy them cheaply via pro-deals allowed me an opportunity to really test them out back in the 90's. However, part of the appeal to backpacking is...
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