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    Hiked once again yesterday on the Tux trail prior...

    Hiked once again yesterday on the Tux trail prior to Zeta coming in today (yet another hurricane). Now just waiting out Zeta. Have a funny story from yesterday's hike. I parked at a forrestry road...
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    Thank you, Pony, for starting this thread. I...

    Thank you, Pony, for starting this thread. I think one of my hiking mysteries is solved. I hike mostly on the Tuxachanie Trail in south MS. Occasionally (and usually in the same section) I hear a...
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    I don't look for them to bushhog anytime soon...

    I don't look for them to bushhog anytime soon with budget cuts, but maybe a volunteer will take on the challenge. Boy Scouts have repaired a couple of boardwalks on the Tux Trail; however, there are...
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    Not yet. Trying to let the poison ivy die back...

    Not yet. Trying to let the poison ivy die back some. I'm looking forward to the BCT Red Hills section. Meanwhile, I've been enjoying the Tuxachanie Trail. Would prefer to be hiking anywhere in the...
  5. You can pull up the trail maps at the national...

    You can pull up the trail maps at the national park website to see what trails could be accessed from the different campgrounds. My favorite section of the park is the area near Bryson City. I love...
  6. Thank you!

    Thank you!
  7. Sorry, link not working. I cant figure out how...

    Sorry, link not working. I cant figure out how to edit it.
  8. Here is a link to an article that may help...

    Here is a link to an article that may help explain the AT connection with the underground railroad: https://appalachiantrail.org/official-blog/underground-railroad-at-hike/
    Just found it searching...
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    Anyone been to Black Creek lately? Looking...

    Anyone been to Black Creek lately? Looking forward to cooler weather so I can enjoy the Red Hills.
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    Sorry to hear about Rain Man.

    Sorry to hear about Rain Man.
  11. Mine is size of small Walkee-Talkee and clips on....

    Mine is size of small Walkee-Talkee and clips on. Weighs a few ounces. I would only use it as last resort, but it reassures my family and friends knowing that I can get help in an emergency. It's not...
  12. Wondering if she fell trying to cross creek....

    Wondering if she fell trying to cross creek. Haven't been to that area yet so can't picture it in my mind.

    So glad she was rescued! Having an emergency beacon possibly saved her life. I'm older,...
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    TJ, I wear size small Injinji socks. The ones...

    TJ, I wear size small Injinji socks. The ones that run small enough for me are the no show, lightweight, running ones. For some reason the higher cut ones dont run small enough for me even in size...
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    Mississippi sumertime heat plus humidity and...

    Mississippi sumertime heat plus humidity and horseflies is pretty miserable. I can only handle early morning hikes to a creek to cool off then back to car. I don't think any cooling shirts or gadgets...
  15. Another user of Walmart waterproof stuff sacks....

    Another user of Walmart waterproof stuff sacks. Can't beat the price!
  16. The underquilt that works with Hennessy bottom...

    The underquilt that works with Hennessy bottom entry is the Jacks R Better nest. I like mine a lot. I do not have a large tarp yet so others can speak for the tarp issue.
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    HooKooDooKu, you took the phrase filter with...

    HooKooDooKu, you took the phrase filter with bandana out of context. I said that was a precursor to using tablet. I only use that when water has things floating in it. The purpose of that is to get...
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    I have not thru hiked yet, but in my section...

    I have not thru hiked yet, but in my section hikes on the AT I have found plenty of spring sources which I do not treat. I carry tablets for the rare exceptions and may also filter thru my bandana...
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    If you did decide to go short for thru hiking,...

    If you did decide to go short for thru hiking, you could donate your hair to Locks for Love or something similar.
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    Awesome scenery, Leo! I'm jealous. South MS...

    Awesome scenery, Leo! I'm jealous. South MS doesn't look anything like that.
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    Back on the Tux Trail today. Encountered 8...

    Back on the Tux Trail today. Encountered 8 hikers, 7 horseback riders, and a bunch of skinks (not skunks). Can't catch the ripe blackberries - only see green and red ones. Was happy to see mountain...
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    Tipi, I love the buckskin bags! What am I...

    Tipi, I love the buckskin bags!
    What am I doing today? Our beaches reopened yesterday, so I am going for a walk on the beach before the storms come thru.
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    Trail conditions have improved since my last...

    Trail conditions have improved since my last post. The boy scouts have repaired the long boardwalk by the picnic table at the 9 1/2 mile point. The same boy scouts also repaired a short boardwalk at...
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    I hike the Tuxachanie Trail almost every week,...

    I hike the Tuxachanie Trail almost every week, hence Tuxhiker.
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    Today I hiked a 4 mile section of the Tuxachanie...

    Today I hiked a 4 mile section of the Tuxachanie Trail (in south Mississippi). Weather was perfect! High today of 76. Tomorrow will be in the 80's (yuck). Only saw 2 couples and a few lizards.
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