Spring 2019 AT Section Hike and Shenandoah Trip

Deep Woods and I finished our AT section hike from Damascus, VA to Bear Garden Hiker Hostel on VA 42 a couple of weeks ago and once again it was a fantastic hike.  It got a bit hot during the final couple of days and we did have to weather out a storm one evening … Continue reading Spring 2019 AT Section Hike and Shenandoah Trip

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…

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