I uploaded a video to my YouTube channel that covers my transition from a beginner backpacker with cheaper/heavier gear to making my own lighter gear that lightened my load. The video focuses on my big 3 items. That video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWeq61_hXE8&t=338s What follows is a summary of that video. When I was planning... Continue Reading →
I uploaded a highlight video to my YouTube channel of my time section & day hiking most of the River to River Trail in Southern Illinois with my longtime friends Bob and Jay. The trail offers quite a bit of diversity along its 160 mile path. The R2R was a good trail for us to... Continue Reading →
I will be launching the first AT update of 2017 within the next 7 days. Final preparations are being made now.