shakedown preparation thru-hike

Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

Changes I made after swapping gear, and doing my own personal shakedown prior to round 2 on the Appalachian Trail.

Feb 28, 2017 : Stubbs
Why Shakedown Hikes Are So Important for New Backpackers

Why Shakedown Hikes Are So Important for New Backpackers

A good shakedown hike can make a big difference in how well prepared you are for a thru-hike. But just how should you go about it and what should you...

Aug 30, 2015 : Brian Lewis