August 17 Mileage 24 Mile 1915.5 to mile 1939.5
August 12 Mileage 18 Mile 1818 to mile 1834
August 6 Mileage 25 Mile 1701 to mile 1726
August 3 Mileage 30 Mile 1632 to mile 1662 Bobcat
June 27 Mileage 10 Mile 942 to mile 952 . . . . . . .
June 18 Mileage 16 Mile 848 to mile 863 . . .
I leave in three days. Three days. On Saturday morning I get on a plane to LA, hang out with Finn for the day, and then Sunday I start the hike, in the middle of nowhere in the middle of the desert, way down at the bottom of California, which is unfathomable. I won't be … Continue reading Preparing for the PCT: Resupply boxes FTW
I've been doing that thing every night where you go into a trance staring at your computer looking at gear trying to figure out the exact combination of things that will somehow transcend all of your anticipated hardship and the right before three a.m. when the screen starts to go blurry you just buy some … Continue reading Preparing for the PCT: The big three (final version)
My kickstarter campaign ended a few hours ago, at $3,869! I can't believe we did it! This means that after I pay kickstarter 10%, I'll have $3,482. I was imagining that my campaign would just make it to $3,500, so after fees I would have $3,150. This is of course much less than I need … Continue reading We did it! And deep thoughts about lightweight gear.
The camp kitchen is one area where the philosophy of lightweight backpacking really shines. It's actually super easy and not genuinely not expensive to have a backpacking kitchen that weighs only a couple of ounces in its entirety. And ultralight backpacking stoves, the shining stars of the lightweight backpacking galaxy, are everything that you want … Continue reading Preparing for the PCT: My wee backpacking kitchen