Archive for the "Prep Work" category

T minus 3 days!

We are getting close to the guys departure date.  They are making their final arangements and are anxiously awaiting  the trail.  I am going to be going with them to see them off.  I will be bringing my video camera with me and am trying to get up some questions to ask them just before [...]

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Practice hike for the AT

So this past Tuesday and Wednesday Brandon and I went on our practice hike to test out our equipment. We hiked a portion of the Bartram trail in north Georgia near the North Carolina state line. We didn’t hike far maybe 7 to 8 miles in and [...]

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Grocery Shopping

Richard and I went grocery shopping the other day. We did most of it at Kroger but ended up having to get a few things at Wally World. Our plan is simplicity and obviously light weight. Carbs aren’t really that hard to get on the trail. We will definitely be eating a lot of pasta [...]

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Preparation

Well Richard and I are in the final stages of getting ready. We have most of our equipment (only lacking a few odds and ends), medical supplies, and clothing. What we mainly have left to do is plan a couple of mail drops and work out the timing a little better. We plan on doing [...]

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