Online Gear Shopping is Addictive.

It’s pretty safe to say I spend at least 99.99% of my waking hours thinking about AT gear.

Because of this, I spend ungodly amounts of time on the REI website, the Backcountry website, amazon, etc. It’s just so hard to resist buying everything that we will need in seven short months. And hey, the whole 100% guarantee on products and free returns just makes it so darn easy. Maybe that’s why Harrison’s room looks like this…


Oh, did I mention that this is only boxes from this week? At least seven or eight boxes have already made their way to the recycling bin. At this point, I’m tempted to order more just so we have enough to make an entire box castle. Shoutout to the UNCW Post Office for always having my back and enabling this bad habit.


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