NadjaCS
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US vs central European bear advice
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Bears behave differently in places where they are used to a lot of human activity vs places where they are generally left alone. They learn and adapt. For example, in the Adirondacks in NY, bears have ...

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Backpacking Through Rain
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Everyone has given a lot of good advice about clothing and shoes. I'd like to add to what ShemSeger said about the tent. If you are expecting rain, or if it is raining, you want to be extra careful ...

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What safety precautions should I take on the Appalachian Trail?
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I've done some short stretches of the AT in near-by areas of NY state which should be about the same as the AT in CT. The trail is well-marked and well-traveled. Wildlife is mostly the standard ...

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