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  1. Thread: Shuttles

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    Thank heavens for our local outfitters. Grand...

    Thank heavens for our local outfitters. Grand Marais’ Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply to the rescue! Bess, the GM was fantastic to talk to, and after helping me out even confirmed that I knew the...
  2. Thread: Shuttles

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    Unfortunately, that shuttle runs on limited days...

    Unfortunately, that shuttle runs on limited days and only as far north as Grand Marais. BUT, giving a call to the SHTA is a great idea. I will pick their brains a bit. Thanks.
  3. Thread: Shuttles

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    Shuttles

    Hi all,

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a person that does shuttles from Grand Marais up to the 270 Overlook. I am on my way up to Grand Marais today and need a very last minute ride. I have...
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    This would be my advice to anyone that is serious...

    This would be my advice to anyone that is serious about hiking the entire trail. I just finished up two weeks ago and I will tell you that I was blown away by the amount of yellow blazing that I...
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    I would HIGHLY recommend going into marathon...

    I would HIGHLY recommend going into marathon training with a strong base and then following an established training plan which should include cut back weeks and not ramping up mileage too quickly....
  6. Thread: Bus Service

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    Just a FYI, flights between ORD and ATL have been...

    Just a FYI, flights between ORD and ATL have been unbelievably low lately. Spirit is selling one way tickets for $36 and a United ticket goes for $41. Three weeks ago I bought a $41 ticket 10 hours...
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    Trail Name: Prov (I caught it in the Smokies...

    Trail Name: Prov (I caught it in the Smokies because I always try to unload excessive stuff on thru-hikers when I am sectioning. Take trail mix! Take toilet paper! Why should I bring this stuff...
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    Arrid makes a cream deodorant that is sold in...

    Arrid makes a cream deodorant that is sold in most drugstores (in a small white plastic jar). It is rubbed on using fingers. I take a nice sized glop of it and stick it in a snack sized baggie for...
  9. Thread: Dead beat hiker

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    I hiked into the Partnership Shelter approx May...

    I hiked into the Partnership Shelter approx May 30/31. A hiker that was there from the night before told me about a vet named Papa Smurf who came into the shelter very late the previous night. He...
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    Last year while tenting it at Greasy Creek Gap...

    Last year while tenting it at Greasy Creek Gap during a thunderstorm, I was awakened by a horrible, horrible noise. I opened up my tent to find a cat sitting on a log, looking right at me and letting...
  11. Thread: Backpacking alone

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    I am a female and backpack alone all the time. I...

    I am a female and backpack alone all the time. I am out there for the quiet. In doing over 500 mi of the AT (and sleeping as far away from the shelters as I usually can), there is only one thing...
  12. Except the AT Guide didn't misspell "across". :)

    Except the AT Guide didn't misspell "across". :)
  13. From the AT Guide: During times of heightened...

    From the AT Guide:

    During times of heightened ntional security and terrorism alerts, the route across the dam may be closed, and an alternative blue-blazed route along roads and trails will take...
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    About a week and a half ago while tenting at...

    About a week and a half ago while tenting at Greasy Creek Gap, I was awakened by an animal making the strangest noises. I think I am pretty familiar with the animals out there, but I can't figure...
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