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Astro on the AT 2019

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Astro

Baseball Thread

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max.patch

Other Hobbies and Interests

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Made another DIY hammock

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Drybones

Preventing Yeast Infections and UTIs

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Marymobile

Took a walk today

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Traffic Jam

Ah getting close to 60 and cant walk.

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EdDzierzak

Pinned welcome to the cafe

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max.patch

Blues

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Drybones

jimmyjam on the AT 2019

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jimmyjam

Foot Care in the Desert

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IMScotty

Wildlife Sightings Today

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  • IMScotty -

    Liked LIhikers’s post in the thread Astro on the AT 2019.

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from LIhikers: “With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd. ” I won't make Monson until July 4 or 5th. ” OK then,…
  • CoachLou -

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    Drove to Stratton, ME and staying at Stratton Motel & Hostel. Arranged shuttle to Caribou Valley Road so I can pick up where I left off last year and slack pack over Crocker Mountain. Took mail drop I had mailed here and bumped it to Carantuk to…
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    Quote from LIhikers: “Quote from Astro: “Quote from LIhikers: “With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd. ” I won't make Monson until July 4…
  • jimmyjam -

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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from LIhikers: “With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd. ” I won't make Monson until July 4 or 5th. ” OK then,…
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    Quote from Astro: “Quote from LIhikers: “With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd. ” I won't make Monson until July 4 or 5th. ” OK then,…
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    Quote from LIhikers: “With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd. ” I won't make Monson until July 4 or 5th.
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    i enjoyed the 2 nights i spent in stratton. stayed at "the widows walk" a bed and breakfast in a large house on main street that was built in the late 1800's. the owners, jerry and mary hopson, were gracious hosts to hikers and other guests. their…
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    With Astro jumping up to Stratton already I guess there's little chance of Kathy and I running into him. We'll head south out of Monson on July 2nd.
  • LIhikers -

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    Made it to Lake of the Clouds Hut. Beautiful (but windy) day on the ridge line. Will try to post some more reports with pictures once I have more reliable service.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Astro on the AT 2019.

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    i enjoyed the 2 nights i spent in stratton. stayed at "the widows walk" a bed and breakfast in a large house on main street that was built in the late 1800's. the owners, jerry and mary hopson, were gracious hosts to hikers and other guests. their…

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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…