Survivor: Our Toughest Gear from the AT

Very few pieces of gear are actually able to make it 2,185 miles. Especially in an unaffected state. Much of our gear broke or was replaced multiple times throughout the trip, other pieces broke but were still usable and a very select few made it the whole way in good condition! This is our final […]

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Gear Review

So we are just over four hundred miles into our thru hike and are ready to do our first gear review.  Overall, Kyle and I have been really happy with the gear we chose before leaving.  However, there have been some changes and upgrades so for those of you that are interested… Packs: Lindsey- Granite […]

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The Preparedness Factor

Our first day out on the trail we decide to take it easy and only hike eight miles.  This will be a good place to start we thought.  To our despair we couldn’t sleep that night… because we had too much energy! Our biggest surprise so far on the trip has been our accidental level […]

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The Simple Life

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. – Socrates Lately we’ve wanted to write a post about “simple living” because it’s our living situation over the next few months.  We both love the feeling you have when you’re backpacking. You’re free from all the “stuff” that […]

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