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Another successful stewardship hike was completed on October 17th and 18th led by Bill Celentano. The crew of five braved wet weather and cold temps to do much needed trail work. Click here to read [...]
A transport question for those who know northern New York and Vermont (I am from Australia so not familiar with the area.) I will finish the Long Trail at its northern terminus around the second week of September and from there want to get over to the NPT to hike southbound. I have been looking at maps, googling bus services, shuttle, car rental etc but would welcome advice from anyone who knows the area please. How to get from one trail to another? ... See MoreSee Less
Hello fellow trailblazers, is there decent parking for me to leave my car at the south end trailhead for the week as I hike? Then I'll get picked up from placid and get my car on the way home. Thanks for any feedback!! ... See MoreSee Less
Hiking NPT beginning September and wanted to get a few suggestions from the group:
NOBO VS SOBO? Transportation options back to starting point? Thoughts around food drop and post offices? Must have trail gear (gators/compass map/deet/mosquito net/waterproof sak/ pack cover etc.)? Recommended sites for freeze dried meal prep? Favorite go to snack on trail?
My friend and I will bring small lightweight single person Eureka tents to have. But will opt for Leanto if available, does this sound rational?
My 15-year old son and several other boys/leaders from his Boy Scout troop will be hiking this trail next week. So glad to find this site so I can picture the beautiful sites they'll see. Hoping the trails dry up a little between now and then! Any advice you might give these relative newbies would be most appreciated. They are all working to "Be Prepared!" ... See MoreSee Less