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    I ended up buying a pair of Colemans at Target...

    I ended up buying a pair of Colemans at Target for 29 dollars. So far so good for day hikes. So I have a story. My neighbor at Lake George NY, Bob, grew up in Queens, a real city boy. Real Big city...
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    Keep your stick on the ice!

    Keep your stick on the ice!
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    Great responses. Lekis and REI seem to get 2...

    Great responses. Lekis and REI seem to get 2 thumbs up. I have talked to people that like Black diamond. I will look for the flip type and THANKS! for the heads up on drying them out.
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    Trekking Poles Opinions

    Hello everyone. I have been using old ski poles or a good stick but I am ready to buy up. I am especially interested in hearing from people that have used both regular and anti shock type. Thanks!
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    Favorite Hiking Foods Part 2

    What are folks favorite hiking foods for overnights. here are a few of mine.

    #1 Starbucks Instant A must have

    #2 Hawks Vittles A backpacker that sells off his website in NY. Good and...
  6. yeah I was a dummy too

    About 35 years ago an acquantance invited me on a hike up Mt Washington. A real last minute thing. The plan was to go half way up as a tuneup for him to run the road in a few weeks. I had no clue. I...
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    Hello again

    First, the chemical smell from KIWI is definately subsiding after 30 hours. The tent was set up I assume correctly, although it helped when I tied the fly way out rather than attaching it to the...
  8. Thread: sleeping bag?

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    Sorry about the late answer. Some hikers making...

    Sorry about the late answer. Some hikers making thier own bags came up with this and they are commercially available now. Down bags with all the loft on top and a sleeve on the bottom to slide in...
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    Waterproofing a tent

    Hello All! I recently bought a real nice used TheNorthFace Windy Pass tent. First camping trip the fly leaked as well as the tent. Any suggestions on waterproof sprays? Walmart has some KIWI spray...
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    Yeah I definately will carry a guide book if one...

    Yeah I definately will carry a guide book if one is available for that area. I mostly hike NY and have the guide book for the east. However the new books do not include a map. Instead they suggest...
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    Maps on CD DELORME Any Good?

    Does anyone have experience using DeLorme Maps ( CD) to hike? Seems like a good deal, you get all states for $79? The National Geo maps do not zoom down all the way for a regional map from what I...
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    Hiking Lake George

    I have been in the Adirondacks as of late so pardon me if they are my subject.
    Great hike up to Unca's Cliff in Hague. It is in the Silver Bay YMCA property. Access from Woodside Cottage...
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    Vacationers Hiking...

    I went out on Tongue Mt at Lake George for a hike to Deers Leap. Nice hike about 1.6 miles alot of short up and down then down to the "Leap". But its a trail, rough in spots , lots of roots and rocks...
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    Aircraft on summit

    Cool! Thanks for the name. There is a good article on him in Windswept Magazine 2006. Came up with many hits using the spelling Carmen Onofrio. Thankyou!
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    Aircraft on the Summit

    Years ago I read in a flying magazine about a pilot that used to fly supplies up to the observatory. Can't remember much about the article except that he made many successful landings and only one Oh...
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