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
I've been going back through my solo gear list for the AT trip with Deep Woods, just to see where I can shave a bit more weight. Here's where I'm at now: BIG NEWS: I made the plunge and picked up the Six Moon Designs Deschutes CF (Cuben Fiber) tarp (featured photo)! SMD added LineLoc #3's to … Continue reading Losing Some Weight…
First order of business: A little package from Crazy Legs (Terra, from our last trip on the AT) arrived the other day. A very nice gift and card, though I gotta say the girl’s pissing me off BIG time! She mentioned in her note that she got a cool new ULA pack (ULA makes awesome … Continue reading
Well, if it wasn't for all of the tragic stuff happening in the park, I would say it's been an amazing trip so far this week. Loonie and I had an awesome three days at site 12, Gregory Bald, site 13, and then back to the bald. Loonie really struggled on the climb but she … Continue reading Gregory Bald!
Well, sort of. Still going back and cleaning things up, changing things a bit but it’s a start. LOTS more to do. Start the "Favorite Droppings" page, finish the gear pages, get some gear lists together, finish the “Links of Interest” page, BLAH, BLAH, BLAH. Oh, and the “Future Trips” page. Working up some plans … Continue reading We’re up and running!