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    I did it before the Doyle was sold- not sure now....

    I did it before the Doyle was sold- not sure now.

    trailangelmary would be a good source of info for Duncannon (great shuttle driver btw).
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    Peakbagger- glad you are OK and hope that you...

    Peakbagger- glad you are OK and hope that you heal quickly. As a SAR volunteer it is always interesting to hear the other side of the "story". Honestly it sounds like you did a great job of being...
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    It is pretty easy walking- when I did Pen Mar to...

    It is pretty easy walking- when I did Pen Mar to Duncannon in 2018 I camped at shelters:

    Rocky Mtn Shelter
    Toms Run Shelter
    Alec Kennedy Shelter
    Darlington Shelter

    As I remember from Alec...
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    OldDude- I made my "almost Ursack" out of an...

    OldDude- I made my "almost Ursack" out of an exploded car airbag (available free at almost any junk yard). The material in some older American Cars is almost identical to the original Ursack...
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    Just in case someone else has the same...

    Just in case someone else has the same challenges- saw a note about a storage lot across from the Martz bus station that allowed long term parking.
    I called and ended up using them- $3 per day...
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    Not to hijack the thread but hiking Port Clinton...

    Not to hijack the thread but hiking Port Clinton to DWG in a couple of weeks. Does anyone know where we can safely park a car in DWG now that the Park Visitor Centers are closed?
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    Got any ideas on what open source GPS databases...

    Got any ideas on what open source GPS databases might work in it?[/QUOTE]

    Assuming they follow the Garmin (probably a big assumption) you might try downloading a map from GPSFileDepot to see if it...
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    NHPete- also be aware that every year is...

    NHPete- also be aware that every year is different- I left Springer March 1st in 2010 for a LASH to Harpers Ferry. The second day it snowed 6 inches and we didn't see the ground again for almost 2...
  9. Thread: Lurkers?

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    Agreed- I only log in if I want to post (which is...

    Agreed- I only log in if I want to post (which is rare)
  10. Interested is f960 doesn't want it- will PM

    Interested is f960 doesn't want it- will PM
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    OK- looks like the instructions are at...

    OK- looks like the instructions are at http://blog.gossamergear.com/diy-chew-proof-bear-bag/2
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    I have made a number of "Ursack" equivalent bags...

    I have made a number of "Ursack" equivalent bags from exploded car airbags re-purposed from junk yards (instructions were at http://blog.gossamergear.com/diy-chew-proof-bear-bag but not sure the link...
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    I have been on allopurinol for several years with...

    I have been on allopurinol for several years with no relapses and no issues at all with hikes. You need to have blood tests once a year to monitor your uric acid levels (and kidney functionality)-...
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    Fly to DC- take the train to Harpers Ferry WV. ...

    Fly to DC- take the train to Harpers Ferry WV. You can walk south to Shenandoah but North may give you more transportation options at the end.
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    I have had a WM Flash since 2010 and literally...

    I have had a WM Flash since 2010 and literally never leave on a trip without it. I use it as a camp jacket and occasionally as an extra layer to extend the range of my sleeping bag. No patches, no...
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    Received and just as described- thanks levibarry!

    Received and just as described- thanks levibarry!
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    PM Sent DripDry

    PM Sent

    DripDry
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    https://www.minibulldesign.com/productcart/pc/view...

    https://www.minibulldesign.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=130&idcategory=10
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    My simple (and cheap) solution was to go to a...

    My simple (and cheap) solution was to go to a junkyard and cut out an exploded airbag from a wrecked car (about $2). Seam-rip it to get as large a flat section as possible, then sew a stuffsack big...
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    I can't tell you why it happened, but it happened...

    I can't tell you why it happened, but it happened to my hiking buddy and I in a shelter near the NC/GA line in March, 2010. There was heavy snow on the ground, so I have always wondered if that was...
  21. In the snow in March 2010 a buddy and I had our...

    In the snow in March 2010 a buddy and I had our boots filled with acorns by the mice overnight in a shelter in NC. Also woke up to a mouse eating food out of my beard in a shelter just north of Mt....
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    Best bet is Standing Bear (Green Corner Road). ...

    Best bet is Standing Bear (Green Corner Road). That is where you will want to leave your car when you do the Smokies.
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    I have a couple of them from AntigravityGear. ...

    I have a couple of them from AntigravityGear. They have an example on their website (http://www.antigravitygear.com/pocket-profile-appalachian-trail-elevation-profile-map.html). It is a nice...
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    I am male, but I love my MP+. I have carried...

    I am male, but I love my MP+. I have carried weights up to the low 30 pound range (with 6-7 days of food), and the pack is very comfortable. I haven't had any issues with durability, and love the...
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    I am gluten-free as well and Moose Goo on a Cliff...

    I am gluten-free as well and Moose Goo on a Cliff Bar is my lunch on 90% of my trail days.
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