Inch By Inch, Step By Step…

Another installment of my long, slow crawl to Katahdin is now complete.  Links to all of the pics here.  My total AT miles now stands at about 690.  Once again, we were blessed with great weather during the hike…and some nice shelters for when the skies opened up and rain began to fall.  We didn’t … Continue reading Inch By Inch, Step By Step…

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…

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