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“Last month I took a trip out west and went hiking in New Mexico. It was amazing. Now it's all I want to do. I live in SW Florida half the year and south Jersey the other half. I'm looking for some people up and down the east coast to help with this new found love. I'm willing to travel. So where is a good place to start.”
“why is that so funny? and what kind of pics?”
“Check out the trips page and join one.”
“LOL I missed that so much!
and is that snot?
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“Ignore HPD and the other boyz...it is springtime and the hormones are raging...as windi sed go to the trips page.”
“I went to the trips page and emailed a few people. I'm just not sure which ones would be good for a beginner. Oh and dudes, there are totally better sites to get your "mack" on.”
“KMA Demand Media...you only THINK you own this site...
Geeze...the profile date fer this one is Dated today, and no other info available...
wassa matter Noobie123, get bored with your last Trolling Attempt?”
“You in FLA or Jersey now?”
“I'm in Florida until the beginning on June.”
“PA is a hot bed for hiking. I am in Indiana and have traveled to PA several times to get my hike on.
Check out the trip page for a bigger hike to make your introduction if you do not mind the travel.
Many good people here. Ignore the BS that flys around here.”
“welcome to trail talk.
I am in Staten Island. what part of NJ are you from?
I love doing day hikes andover nights so if your interested let me know
“Please forgive us if we offended you in any way. We have a lot of trolls around here and every time a new person posts something, we automatically jump to conclusions.
“ok. I'm sure what a troll is, but thanks. I from South jersey. Cape May to be exact. I would like to take a trip up to the smokey mountains in late April or may before I head north for the summer. I'm in the process of buying equipment now. I have boots, that's' about it. This summer I will definitely be taking trips to PA.”
“Another option is to look at meetup.com for hikes in your area. The organizers generally just folks looking to hike more or go backpacking, not guides or experienced outdoor leaders. If you keep that in mind, it can be a great resource.”
“Ped I would beg to differ there are three I know of that are very active with trips to Va, Wv, both Carolinas, and Tn. The one here in the Derby City had a trip to the Tetons last August.
Besides she is not going to get anymore of an experienced leader here...being opinionated does not experience make.
I suggest you lurk for a while, you will soon see who are real and who are the posers.”
“and who are the name callers”
“hey what about New York?
we have some great trails!!!!”
“When I'm north I'm sure i'll be heading to new york as well. and I did join meetup.com I'm just looking for someone to kind of lead me in the right direction. so anyone planning a trip that wold be good for me somewhere not to far, before june let me know. thank you”
If they sound serious they are. If they sound like jerks they are!! LOL
We do a lot of hiking in the Midwest too.
Kinda surprised ole WK did not mention that fact!
Just don't take anything you see too serious as far as some of these posts are concerned.
The majority of folks on here hike all the time, but there is a highly vocal minority that make some people think were a bunch of losers.
They are. We're not!!
Check out the East Coast Treckers, that’s a bunch of folks on here that have a lot of good hikes and, for the most part, they’re good people. (Had ta put the disclaimer in there!!) LOL
See ya later,
“She's got the fever. Hee! Hee! Welcome to the club! There are lots of resources on this website - check out the beginners and gear pages. Lurk around here for a while, do some reading on what gear you need, do some day hikes.”
“Sticks - I wasn't trying to put down meetup at all. I was recommending it. It's just that you shouldn't assume any trip organizer knows what s/he is doing (same for TT). Some do, some don't. All you need to do to become organizer/owner of a meetup is to pay for it.”
“I live in Gainesville, FL.
I won't be hiking until this fall, but Ocala NF is a great place in winter.
You may also want to consider kayak camping. Cumberland Island Ga. makes a great combination kayak/hiking trip.”
“thanks. that's great to lknow. I'll be back in Florida in October.”
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