Per ME they’re In!
If my neighbors looked our their back windows today, they would have thought I was doing a littleSpring Cleaning with laundry on the line…
They would have been wrong! I was just spraying my gear. With recent reports that it’s going to be High Tick numbers in the northeast, I figured I needed some home defense. So off to the store I went for that yellow spray…permethrin!
I’ve used this stuff in my “past life” when I was going to be in the boonies, but never really thought I’d need it along the AT. Well consider myself learned. With the projected high populace of ticks it’s best to be prepared.
While I did read the directions,I’m not sure I fully understand the 3oz ratio? Was that 3oz for one complete outfit head to toes? What about shorts??? Those can’t really require 3oz like long pants…Right?
Anyhow, I sprayed and sprayed and sprayed some more just to be sure I had saturated the garments and hiking gear. I hope it was enough! Just to be sure, I even had to go buy a second bottle!
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Larry, thanks for this timely post. I had never thought about treating my shoes! Will do that pronto!