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Mouse Mobiles

Mouse-Proof Food Hangs at Moose Mountain Shelter, New Hampshire Appalachian Trail-

When I was a kid, my mom got me interested in making mobiles, you know, kinetic hanging art. To this day, that’s what I think about whenever I see mouse hangs, or whatever they’re called, in Appalachian Trail Shelters. First the basics: It’s spring and the mice are hungry. If …

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Huts and Shelters

AMC Greenleaf Hut, Mt Lafayette

I’ve slept in a lot of huts and hiking shelters, but no matter how humble or beat up they are, they’re always a great comfort at the end of a long day of hiking. When I was getting back into backpacking a couple of years ago, I avoided shelters, preferring …

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