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dog notes.
dugger mtn wilderness.
trailheads / sections.
al dayhike guides.
nb alabama databook guide.


nb alabama snailtrail guides.
-- section 1.
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-- section 3.
-- section 4.

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landmark locator.
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loop hike jones~pin.
loop hike pin~chin~sky.

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trail description.

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-- white.
-- yellow.
-- critters.
-- misc.

trail flowers - fall
-- blue.
-- orange.
-- pink.
-- purple.
-- red.
-- white.
-- yellow.
-- critters.
-- misc.

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cave spring, ga.
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forever wild.
future section 14.
hancock trg.
hiking the pinhoti.
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horn mountain trail club
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leave no trace.
moon names.
outdoor alabama.
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peace signs.
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pta formation.
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rebecca mountain: 1.
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soul of a hiker.
the ten bulls.
the ramen chronicles.

trail running.
tri training.
ultralight gearlist: 2018.
ultralight gearlist: 2008.
wildlife - eco restore.
zen running.

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the pta's busiest month to date ~ feb 2016 ~ 40,168 web hits

current weather @ pinhoti trail mid-point ~ s14 - 7.3 ~ cave spring trailhead

​​​​pinhoti national recreation trail / pinhoti millennium legacy trail

a 337.1 mile southern region appalachian trail connector

In case of emergencies, dial 911.​ This is the only public service that will know your exact location

Do phone reset first ~ go to settings / go to privacy / turn on location services

visit the georgia pinhoti trail association for the georgia section trail guides and trail info

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Ultralight Gear List (2008).

ultralight base pack weight.

(under 10 lbs is today's standard for ultralight)

Northeast Alabama Above 20” F
12 lbs. 6 oz. / 200.9 oz.
Without Food, Fuel, and Water


2008 ultralight gear list.
200.9 oz / 12.6 lbs


3.5 ~ bottom / kitchen.
1.0 ~ equinox medium stuff sack / food bag
2.0 ~ 36’ food bag rope
0.5 ~ bandanna / spoon

85.5 ~ middle / sleep
1.5 – golite large stow sack
40.0 ~ the north face cat’s meow 20”
38.0 ~ msr micro zoid
3.0 ~ 6 kelty nobendium stakes
2.0 ~ 3' x 7' - 2 mil. plastic ground sheet
1.0 ~ equinox medium stuff sack

45.0 ~ top / clothes.
5.0 ~ patagonia r.5 l/s shirt
13.0 ~ patagonia r.2 fleece pullover
18.0 ~ patagonia med. wt. capilene top, bottom
2.0 ~ patagonia med. wt. capilene sleep socks
4.0 ~ sock hat, neck gator, gloves
2.0 ~ thorlo lite running socks
1.0 ~ equinox medium stuff sack

19.5 ~ top loose / rain.
6.0 ~ golite dome umbrella (modified)
8.0 ~ golite bark wind shirt
5.0 ~ golite trunk wind pants
0.5 ~ golite small stow sack

11.4 ~ back.
1.0 ~ t-brush
2.0 ~ t-paper
2.0 ~ camp soap
2.0 ~ first aid kit
0.5 ~ small bic lighter
3.5 – petzl tikka
0.2 ~ photon 2 flashlight (red)
0.2 ~ ziploc bag

5.0 ~ sides.
0.5 ~ platypus 1 ltr. bottle
1.0 ~ platypus 2.5 ltr. water bottle
3.5 ~ safe water anywhere 1ltr. filter bottle
 
31.0 ~ pack.
21.0 ~ golite gust
1.0 ~ garbage bag
9.0 ~ ridgerest 3/4 pad


food list.
Breakfast – Cereal, Powdered Milk
Lunch - Honey Peanut Butter, Tortillas, Snickers
Supper – Bagels, Chips and Dip
Snacks - Breakfast Bars, Dried Fruit, Peppermint Candy, Gorp (Peanut M & M's, Raisins, Chex Mix)


^ climb up.