Departure Date

July 3rd.

I was originally waiting until I got closer.  All I’d decided on was “early July”, however having a solid deadline is going to help me prep better.  So, on July 3rd 2017 my puppy and I will be starting our (first?) 2,000+ mile hike.


This was my first full gear picture – before I ended up with 50+lbs in the 100 mile wilderness.

I’ll be able to put a tentative gear list up here soon.  My goal pack weight is >15lbs, that’s gonna take some work getting organized.  With the pack I have, my tent, sleeping bag & pad, and water filtration I’m at ~7lbs so far, but I already know food is going to be what I struggle most weight-wise!





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