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What Are You Reading?

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Astro

looking for a 90 mile hike

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LIhikers

2nd Chance Hiker

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LIhikers

Classical Music!

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chief

Baseball Thread

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odd man out

Water Sources from Springer Mtn to Neels Gap

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max.patch

Pinned welcome to the cafe

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LIhikers

America's Got Talent

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chief

Wildlife Sightings Today

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Drybones

St Patrick's Day

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max.patch

AT RT. 60 to The Priest

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jimmyjam

Whiskey Thread

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max.patch

And In Other News

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Other Hobby, Kayaking Questions

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  • Astro -

    Liked LIhikers’s post in the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    I just finished a book titled Valhalla by Robert J. Mrazek. It's a fiction story with action and international intrigue and a "who done it" component. I recommend it if you enjoy those sort of books.
  • Astro -

    Replied to the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    Quote from max.patch: “i just finished "the president is missing" by james patterson and bill clinton. and while i have no illusions that bill clintion was hunched over a laptop typing away, it's obvious patterson consulted with him on a large portion…
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    i just finished "the president is missing" by james patterson and bill clinton. and while i have no illusions that bill clintion was hunched over a laptop typing away, it's obvious patterson consulted with him on a large portion of the book. i enjoyed…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    i just finished "the president is missing" by james patterson and bill clinton. and while i have no illusions that bill clintion was hunched over a laptop typing away, it's obvious patterson consulted with him on a large portion of the book. i enjoyed…
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread What Are You Reading?.

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    I just finished a book titled Valhalla by Robert J. Mrazek. It's a fiction story with action and international intrigue and a "who done it" component. I recommend it if you enjoy those sort of books.
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread looking for a 90 mile hike.

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    A hike of around 90 miles, on the Appalachian Trail, is just what the New York section of the AT is. There's no big mountains, plenty of ups and downs, it's not too far north or south, and if you need, you can get to the trail from New York City.
  • LIhikers -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    I hope he can keep up the good work
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    109 miles hiked 35 pounds lost 60 inch waist down to 54 inches so far so good!
  • Mountain-Mike -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Water Sources from Springer Mtn to Neels Gap.

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    the only "dry" section from springer to neels is the 6 mile section from hawk mountain shelter to justus creek. fill up at the creek behind the shelter and you'll be fine. if you are hiking now or in the near future all water sources will be…

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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
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  • 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
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