Chris Guynn

Chris G.(Two Speed) is a native of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. He hiked the AT in 2017 and PCT in 2018 in a hammock. He owns Two Speed Hammocks(etsy: twospeedhammocks) which makes hammocks and accessories. Contact @ clguynn AT gmail DOT com.

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Massanutten Loop Trail: A 70-Mile Ridgeline Challenge in Northern Virginia

Massanutten Loop Trail: A 70-Mile Ridgeline Challenge in Northern Virginia

Nestled along a ridgeline in Northern Virginia sits a little-known trail called the Massanutten Loop Trail. The trail has great views that have to be

Jun 1, 2019 : Chris Guynn
How to Build Thru-Hiking Hammock Suspensions for Under Three Ounces

How to Build Thru-Hiking Hammock Suspensions for Under Three Ounces

Every time I see a backpacker get their 11-ounce straps out of their pack, it makes my back hurt. There is no reason you should be carrying an

Apr 29, 2019 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

The Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 ultralight backpack is best used for multiday hikes or thru-hikes. Experienced hikers who have a handle on their base

Sep 11, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

The Pacific Crest Trail weaves through environments ranging from desert floor to 10,000-foot mountain passes, and everything in between. On the

Aug 29, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

This update covers Oregon Section F and its infamous lava fields that were actually cool to look at and nowhere near as bad as

Aug 20, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Two Speed’s Final Steps on a Long Journey

Two Speed’s Final Steps on a Long Journey

I made my last few miles into Canada and to Manning Park Lodge on Aug. 15. It was a trip with a meaning that's hard to explain for those who haven't

Aug 17, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Last video update for Oregon. This includes the buffet feast at Timberline Lodge as well as my walk to Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods. I

Aug 7, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Hello everyone out there in The Trek land. I'm currently in Packwood, WA, with less than 400 miles to go and again behind on the updates. Below you

Jul 30, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Coming in Hot: Finishing CA and into Oregon

Coming in Hot: Finishing CA and into Oregon

Hello, everyone. Slightly behind on updates as I was busy trying to hike past the Klamathon Fire in Ashland and also celebrating the 4th of July, but

Jul 17, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Section O: Rolling into Mt. Shasta From Burney Falls

Section O: Rolling into Mt. Shasta From Burney Falls

Hello, everyone. Below is a short update for Section O in California on the PCT from Burney Falls to Interstate 5. Enjoy and happy trails. Two

Jun 29, 2018 : Chris Guynn