Search:

Type: Posts; User: PGH1NC; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    38
    Views
    4,008

    The previous post was supposed to be a NEW...

    The previous post was supposed to be a NEW thread.
    How do I move it? I couldn't find anyway to do so in "edit."
  2. Replies
    38
    Views
    4,008

    Possible overcrowding suggestion for 2021

    This year there has been much discussion about the trail including the H F bridg​e, Corona virus, trail head and various closures, trail town economics, one's right to hike the trail regardless . . ...
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    388

    Maryland Shuttles

    I am organizing a set of day hikes for an adult group in July for the Maryland Section of the AT.

    I am open for suggestions of shuttles that could meet (some of?) us at the end point of our day...
  4. Thread: Leading Groups

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,523

    We are having our planning meeting in a couple...

    We are having our planning meeting in a couple weeks and I have again reviewed the topics mentioned
    in many of the responses above.
    And again, thank you for your experience.
    I will start another...
  5. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,308

    I tried, but I don't have Paypal.

    I tried, but I don't have Paypal.
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    970

    Thanks for the information and suggestions. I ws...

    Thanks for the information and suggestions. I ws trying to spread out the daily mileages a bit by considering either trailhead.
    I hadn't considered the extra elevation.
  7. Replies
    15
    Views
    970

    Clingmans Parking

    A recent thread on Smoky Mountain N P mentioned paarking at Clingman's Dome for section hikes in the park both north and then south. Is it permitted to do so? It is not mentioned as trailhead...
  8. Thread: Leading Groups

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,523

    Now just a minute you young whippersnapper! (Or...

    Now just a minute you young whippersnapper! (Or are you, Slo-go'n?) I have backpacked most of the 270 miles of the A T hiked so far the past three summers. Though slack packing is easier. ...
  9. Thread: Leading Groups

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,523

    Leading Groups

    In July I will be leading a group of adult day-hikers for four days on the Maryland Section of the A T.
    It is a club of experienced hikers I am interested in any experiences or suggestions
    from...
  10. Replies
    54
    Views
    7,123

    While hikeing in Maryland in early June and in...

    While hikeing in Maryland in early June and in lower PA in early
    Sept. we came across groups of your folks, high school groups in a type of "upward bound" situation and
    freshmen groups in...
  11. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,888

    Journaling, games, puzzles and reading seem to be...

    Journaling, games, puzzles and reading seem to be popular pastimes. Has anyone devised a way to use a backpack or sleeping pad/mattress as a back rest of sorts?
  12. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,888

    Becoming comfortable in a small tent.

    As daylight hours decrease how do you make yourself comfortable in a small tent? How do you change clothes or write in journals and do media or pass time other than sleeping, while lying down for...
  13. Replies
    59
    Views
    6,583

    Interestingly, the privy at Ice Water Spring...

    Interestingly, the privy at Ice Water Spring shelter has handicapped accessible seat, hand holds and signage in it.
    But I never noticed a 3 mile ramp from Newfound Gap.
  14. Thread: PA 233 Parking

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    1
    Views
    694

    PA 233 Parking

    Has anyone parked a vehicle for a day at/on PA 233, South Mountain, PA?
    There appear a space for a car or two and some commercial parking just a couple tenths of a mile away.
    Thanks in advance.
  15. Replies
    0
    Views
    425

    South Mountain PA parking

    Has anyone parked a car overnight or even for a day hike at South Mountain, PA 17261?

    There appear to be several businesses there very close to the trail for which this might work.

    Thanks
  16. Replies
    4
    Views
    646

    Thanks for the information Whiteblaze.

    Thanks for the information Whiteblaze.
  17. Replies
    4
    Views
    646

    Old South MountainInn (Old Rt.40) parking

    Any experiences or informartion regarding parking for a couple days at the trailhead at/near Old South Mountain Inn on Old Rt. 40?
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,620

    My "home" set of trails, the University of Mount...

    My "home" set of trails, the University of Mount Union Huston Brumbugh Nature Center (Ohio), has an AEP powerline through the property with the project you mention. A retired science teacher, I am a...
  19. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,043

    I was looking at exactly this same trailhead two...

    I was looking at exactly this same trailhead two hours ago.
    Looks nice from "street view" if I have the right spot.
  20. Thread: mcD on trail?

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    64
    Views
    6,126

    You can reward yourself with a McD's after...

    You can reward yourself with a McD's after conquering Mt. Katahdin at Millinocket, Maine.
    It was there in 1977 and was there four years ago.

    Zooming in on any trail town on Goggle Maps pretty...
  21. I am planning the same section in June. I am...

    I am planning the same section in June.

    I am wondering if anyone can tell us if there are bear poles, lines or lockers at the shelters and at the
    campsites such as Pogo, Dahlgren and Annapolis...
  22. Thread: Tent Dilemma

    by PGH1NC
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,968

    I have the BA Fly Creek UL HV 2. My sons have...

    I have the BA Fly Creek UL HV 2. My sons have the Nemo Hornet 2.

    They seem about equal in performance but when I crawl out of the Fly Creek it is like being born naturally while getting out of...
  23. I agree, you should still write it. Have you...

    I agree, you should still write it.

    Have you considered self-publishing? With the help of a few friends I researched, wrote, published and marketed a book on a local history topic. I am sure your...
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    7,505

    Great place to begin a section hike north or...

    Great place to begin a section hike north or south bound from Front Royal. My son and I stayed there in mid August and had the Cabbin all to ourselves. We entertained ourselves playing the available...
  25. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,114

    Pole tips and baskets

    I have seen little on the forum regarding pole tips and baskets.

    Do you use either? If so, how or why?

    I might think the rubber tips over the carbide tips would be better on gripping the rocks...
Results 1 to 25 of 107
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4