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> My milage chart shows Icewater Spring Shelter, which is 3 miles
> Newfound Gap at 206.8 Fontana dam is about 163 miles.
OK, my bad. I just grabbed the biggest number on that line in the
data book without paying close enough attention. (The 250 miles I
mentioned is actually the mileage to Damascus, Va.) So yes, your
plan of ~200 in 15 days is reasonable, particulary with your nice
> I will be testing a Fanatic Fringe pack for the hike, and a few
other goodies as
> well. Stove will be my CoffeeStove. My main decision, still
> whether to do the hike in Chaco sandals or in Gortex trail
runners. I am
> leaning to the sandals, using sealskinz for wet grass and rain.
Sounds good. I have seen many thru hikers using sandals, but I
can't quite see myself taking that step.