re-Equip via PO
I’m taking an unplanned off trail day to re-equip. My GoLite Pursuit is failing in the shoulder straps and REI gave me a deal on an Ospery Atmos 65. I had to slow my pace for a few days. Alot of folks are out hiking with GoLites and Osprey packs. The GoLites handle less heavy loads and don’t take a liking to heavier ones.
One thing I’ve learned is no mater how good the gear is, it’s better to re-equip and break in new gear before the hike. The GoLite I’ve used for 5 years and did not expect it to fail. I’m sure the new pack will work out great however I’ve loaded up for 9 days so I can push through the Smokies.
This is my first post on Appalachian Trials. My previous posts are on https://preyingjaws.blogspot.com
I want to thank Zach for bringing me on so late in the hike.
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