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

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May 2019 AT Section Hike – Damascus to VA 42

Here's a rundown of each day of the hike from Damascus to VA 42......all in one LONG post!  You can find the complete photo album from the trip here.  I'll cover mine and Loonie's trip in the Shenandoah's in the next post. Day One:  Damascus, VA to Campsite near Luther Hassinger Memorial Bridge, Virginia Creeper … Continue reading May 2019 AT Section Hike – Damascus to VA 42

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