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Hiker Rescues and Fatalities

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IMScotty

Wandering Stoveless NOBO on AT

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WanderingStovie

Wildlife Sightings Today

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jimmyjam

Basketball Thread

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Astro

Fishing

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Traffic Jam

ATQOTD

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max.patch

Pinkham Notch to Gorham - How did you hike the 21 miles?

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Da Wolf

Baseball Thread

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Astro

Stalking Tortoise & Smoking Sox Section Hike #36 - Pinkham Notch to Gorham

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StalkingTortoise

Pop Muzik

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Astro

A place for jokes

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IMScotty

Hiking Plans 2022

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StalkingTortoise

Netflix

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max.patch

Heading to Maine

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IMScotty

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  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Fishing.

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    I had a great time at Lake Jocassee, it’s a beautiful lake with very little development. There isn’t much opportunity to fish from the bank as it’s steep so I paddled the kayak to a cove with a little beach that was perfect for swimming and…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Fishing.

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    Awesome, Scotty! Not just the fish, but giving the experience to your foster daughter.
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread Hiker Rescues and Fatalities.

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  • WanderingStovie -

    Replied to the thread Wandering Stoveless NOBO on AT.

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    I am considering a very impure nobo thruhike of the AT. I might take the Pinhoti, BMT, and Duncan Ridge trails from Dalton to Blood Mountain, hike into Helen from Unicoi Gap, return from Helen near Tray Mountain, take the Kimsey Creek shortcut, skip the…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked Traffic Jam’s post in the thread Fishing.

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    I had a great time at Lake Jocassee, it’s a beautiful lake with very little development. There isn’t much opportunity to fish from the bank as it’s steep so I paddled the kayak to a cove with a little beach that was perfect for swimming and…
  • jimmyjam -

    Replied to the thread Wildlife Sightings Today.

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    Quote from Traffic Jam: “Those are so cool…prizewinning photos! ” Thanks. I got lucky.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Basketball Thread.

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    Not a fan of retiring numbers, but the NBA has just retired Bill Russells #6 leaguewide a la Jackie Robinson. If you're going to do it can't argue with the decision to make it Russells. Players currently wearing #6 are grandfathered in and are allowed to…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread ATQOTD.

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    Quote from rhjanes: “LLamas!! It's Llamas I tell you!!! ” Mt LeConte Lodge (the GSMNP version of the AMC Huts but not on the AT) has a boatload of supplies helicoptered in before they open for the year but once opened they have a "train" of llamas…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread ATQOTD.

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    Quote from dmperkins74: “None of these are correct. It's Ostriches I tell you!!! Grayson Highlands is HIGH on my bucket list for sections to hike :) ” Taken the kids there a bunch of times. We always set side aside 1 day to mountain bike down the…

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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…