I'm Liz and attempting my 2018 AT thru-hike. This has been a dream of mine for over 10 years, and I can't wait for this experience and all the trail has to teach me. I've never attempted a backpacking trip like this, so I'm sure to have plenty of learning curves, but we're all in this together... right?
video here. Needless to say, I met that hiker and he's now going stoveless. It's not just about knowing how to use your gear, but knowing how to make
All the gear is bought and packed, just staring at me from the corner of my room. I've quit all my jobs, moved most everything to storage, and the
Lists, on lists, on lists ... I like lists, organization, and general togetherness. It feels foreign and completely uncomfortable to just go with