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Mt Magazine

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IMScotty

Packaged Food

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odd man out

Wildlife Sightings Today

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Baseball Thread

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Hiking Plans 2019

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Hiker dies on Mt. Washington - Hypothermia - June 13

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Blues

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Hey let's discuss taking girls and grandaughters - first experiences

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Vermont's Crazy Irene

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Who is your favorite Beatle?

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Knead Bread

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Traffic Jam

REI

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Traffic Jam

Pop Muzik

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Nuun Sport?

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    So much interesting stuff in one area.
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    Views outside the lodge to Petit Jean Valley and Ouachita Mountains.
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    Swung by the lodge. I was hungry so I took advantage of the buffet. Surprised they gave me a table by the window. You know you are in Arkansas when you see directions for the storm shelter.
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    Mt Magazine highest point in Arkansas.
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    Amphitheatre built by the CCC.
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    Some interesting things with the high cliff warning sign and the vehicle with all the antennas (best I and some others there could guess was a storm chaser).
  • odd man out -

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    Fathers day last year I remember reading texts from my three sons while taking a break on Saddleback Mountain in ME. Today I spent it with my Dad in NC on my way back to the AT. Had really neat father-son experience Thursday. Umped two baseball games…
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    Liked Astro’s post in the thread Mt Magazine.

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    Amphitheatre built by the CCC.
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    Sunday had lots of running creeks / water falls and views from different sides of the mountain.
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    I too stopped cooking breakfast on trails. Now it's Baby Bell cheese and summer sausage.

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  • 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…