I'm Joe "EarthTone" Harold. I have always had an interest in the outdoors and backpacking. That interest has morphed into an obsession with the A.T. and my wife (LoGear) and I will be feeding that obsession starting in April of 2017. I'm a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and have just finished up as the Manager at the A.T. Museum in Gardners, PA. You can also follow my life adventures at my personal blog: https://cgmasterchief.blogspot.com/ See you out on the trail.
The evolution of the pack list.... If you're planning on hitting the trail this year, you're most likely fretting and constantly editing your pack
I have made my lists. Edited my spreadsheet based on AWOL's work. Planned my first couple of resupplies and now have all the gear I will need to
When the word weight is used in the backpacking world, it usually refers to what you are carrying in your backpack. The weight I'm thinking about
Pamola - protector of Katahdin You have to admit, Pamola is a badass looking dude. Well, god actually. As the Penobscot stories go, Pamola is a