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OBOZ Post—Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? PART 2

PART 2 — Thru-hiking the AT: Beating Both the Bubble AND the Smokies? Note: Previously, Oboz Footwear posted an article from Bruce “RTK” Matson, one of its ambassadors,...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, New State, Support ATC

WEEK # 2 – Neel Gap (GA) to Wayah Gap (NC)

DAY 5 Arriving at Neel Gap (Mile 31) is a big step for most thru-hikers. There are various rumors and estimates of the number of people who end their hike here – some as high as 30%...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, Gear, Planning


My previous post (Part I) on my gear for my 2018 thru-hike focused on the “Big Three.” A couple of weeks ago I posted on the cold weather gear in a post referred to as “The Winter...

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About the AT, Bruce's Thru-hike, Planning, Podcast

The Winter Supplement

I very recently posted on Instagram a photograph of the final two gear items I purchased and included in my gear for my attempt at a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.  The items were...

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