Tag Archives: Trip Planning

JMT Trip Planning: Sleep Systems

Well, it’s still not summer of 2018… so I am left to continue to dream, and to plan, for our future JMT hike. A couple of weeks ago I posted about the cook kits that my son and I will … Continue reading

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JMT Trip Planning: Cook Kits

This may be a bit premature, but ever since I decided that I was going to thru hike the JMT in the summer of 2018 I haven’t been able to take my mind off of it! Since then I have … Continue reading

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If I’m Going to Dream, then I’m Dreaming Big!!!

Video above provided by Chris Smead. Over the years, I have often thought of hiking the John Muir Trail (aka: the JMT)… let’s be real, what hiker/backpacker hasn’t?! This trail has been called “America’s most beautiful trail” so that must mean something, … Continue reading

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Gear for a 3 Day Backpacking Trip

This weekend I will be heading out for another fun-filled adventure… so I figured I had better pack a bag before it’s too late… But, let me begin by saying that I have chosen not to reveal the location of … Continue reading

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Packing my Gear for the Foothills Trail

Next week, my buddy Craig & I will be attempting to hike the 77 mile long Foothills Trail from one end to the other, in 2 nights & 3 days. “The Foothills Trail is located along the Blue Ridge Escarpment … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a 3 Day AT Section Hike!

My pack is all packed up and ready to go… now I just gotta wait on the time to actually go… Later this week I will be heading out to complete another section of the Appalachian Trail that I don’t … Continue reading

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