Plans Are Underway…

Deep Woods and I have a tentative plan now for this Spring's AT section hike from Damascus, VA to Bear Garden Hostel on VA 42 (not quite 90 mi). Our schedules for the latter part of April and all of May are booked with family obligations so its either sometime early to mid-April or early … Continue reading Plans Are Underway…

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A Fresh Start…

It's a new year and here's hoping that we'll be able to spend more time on the trail.  2018 was not so good in that respect.  Loonie has completed her physical therapy and is doing much better but neither of us is ready to shoulder a pack and hit the trail.  We decided to kick … Continue reading A Fresh Start…

This year's fall AT trip in the Shenandoah's scrubbed due to injury.  Loonie's doing better but it'll likely be spring '19 before we can get out again. More to come ...

A Bunch Of Thoughts On Gear After the Spring 2018 Hike

Katadyn's BeFree Filter:  Great...but... Deep Woods and I each used a Katadyn BeFree this time around, filtering nearly 40 liters apiece over the course of the trip.  Not enough to give a fair evaluation, especially considering that nearly all sources filtered from were clear and gunk-free.  No issues whatsoever though.  Flow rate was great.  Certainly better … Continue reading A Bunch Of Thoughts On Gear After the Spring 2018 Hike