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The Cumberland Trail

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Time Zone

whats the weather where you are?

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chief

What Are You Reading?

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rhjanes

Pinned welcome to the cafe

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SarcasmTheElf

Interesting out of the box video... Dad's and Daughters.

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Wise Old Owl

Took a walk today

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max.patch

Hiking & Biking

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LIhikers

Trekking Poles #2

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Wise Old Owl

Baseball Thread

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Astro

Astro on the AT 2018

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LIhikers

MLK VII

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SarcasmTheElf

It's tarp season

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IMScotty

"Near" 4 season tent taking over the market

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  • Time Zone -

    Replied to the thread The Cumberland Trail.

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    Hiked the incomplete McGill Creek section this morning. 2.4 mi in, then again back out. There's no map of it at the CT's .org website, but once you find the start of the trail through the overgrowth, it's well-blazed, and despite probably not getting…
  • chief -

    Replied to the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Quote from rhjanes: “Quote from LIhikers: “...I spent the day working in a puddle.......inside the hangar. ” "Chief! Don't forget your rubbers!! HAHAHAHA" (name that movie, extra points for the character name and double points for the actors…
  • rhjanes -

    Replied to the thread whats the weather where you are?.

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    Quote from LIhikers: “...I spent the day working in a puddle.......inside the hangar. ” "Chief! Don't forget your rubbers!! HAHAHAHA" (name that movie, extra points for the character name and double points for the actors name) Summer returned to…
  • rhjanes -

    Replied to the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    I just finished Doctor Beck Weather's book "Left For Dead". That and "Into Thin Air" (and a few other books) are about the disaster on Everest in 1996. And also the movie "Everest". His book was pretty good! The first 20 percent is about the events. …

News

  • Six Moon Designs Deschutes Plus
    Weight - 16 ounces
    Weight w/Pegs - 18.125 ounces
    Material - 30D Silnylon
    Features - A no-frills tarp with a no-see-um skirt perimeter. Uses a single trekking pole set anywhere between 40" (100cm) to hug the ground or 49" (125cm) to provide great ventilation.
    Pros - Weight, Ventilation
    Cons - The setup is slightly confusing. There are 6 points to attach with pegs. Two of those point must be pegged first and are very difficult specify in dark and/or windy…
  • Winter Linville Gorge

    On February 27th, 28th and 29th I did a two night out and back trip from Wolf Pit Road trail-head to Table Rock mountain and back. In typical cafe fashion I planned this trip while driving 80 mph east on I-40 heading back from the Smokies. I stopped at a McDonald's to borrow some free Wifi to get a picture of a the trails and away I went. Going up Wolf Pit road in my 2002 Honda Accord was risky with the amount of ice and snow on the road. The final hill going down to the…
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    On February 25th and 26th I did a nice loop in the Smokies from Big Creek Ranger Station parking lot to Deep Gap along the AT south of Mt. Cammerer fire tower. There was about 6 to 8 inches of snow while going up. I stealth camped due to the amount of snow coming in and the next day went down the Big Creek trail. Overnight there was another 6 to 8 inches of snow and freezing fog.

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  • Chicken Jambalaya

    5 grams - Freeze Dried Chicken
    7 grams - Dehydrated Chopped Onion
    5 grams - Dehydrated Leeks
    2 grams - Freeze Dried Celery
    5 grams - Freeze Dried Bell Pepper
    56 grams - Rice (Real or Instant)
    2 grams - Dehydrated Green Onion
    7 grams - Creole Seasoning
    7 grams - Dehydrated Diced Tomato
    7 grams - Tomato Powder
    7 grams - Chicken Stock Powder
    1 gram - Black Pepper
    1 gram - Salt
    28 grams - Dried Chorizo Sausage
    14 grams - Olive Oil
    8 ounces - Water

    Calories - 680
    Dry Weight -…
  • Nestle Nido and Breakfast Essential Based Milkshakes

    Nestle Nido is a full fat powdered milk which when combined with water makes a high calorie milk. I add Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials to add flavor and additional calories.

    Chocolate Latte

    1/2 Cup - Nestle Nido
    2 Packets - Chocolate Nestle Carnation Breakfast Essentials
    2 Packets - Folgers Instant Coffee Singles
    16 Ounces - Water

    Calories 580
    Weight 4.5 ounces

    1) Combine dry ingredients in zip lock bag
    2) Mix with water and…