May 2019 Postscript

That wraps up another AT adventure.  Once again, we were blessed with great weather.  Hopefully I'm not going to jinx myself here but I'm not kidding when I say that I can count on one hand the number of times that I've walked in the rain between Amicalola Falls, GA and Atkins, VA as well … Continue reading May 2019 Postscript


May 2019 Shenandoah – AT Trip

Pics from this trip can be found here.  Now, picking up where I left off... Day One:  Simmons Gap to Pinefield Hut.  2.1 mi Once Loonie arrived at Bear Garden, we grabbed dinner and spent some time catching up on events back home.  She had a long drive out to meet me so we hit … Continue reading May 2019 Shenandoah – AT Trip

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