You can probably understand my wife’s concerns, when I told her that I planned to hike alone, in the backcountry, for days at a time. You probably have a spouse or others who would share similar concerns. So she was much happier when I told her I had a plan to stay in touch, and… More Backpacking Gear: Delorme / Garmin inReach SE
Who needs a full-featured GPS-in-a-watch? Not many people, probably. But if you’re a backcountry backpacker, such a thing could come in handy. I recently found a too-good-to-pass-up deal on a brand new Garmin Fenix 5x. This device that had been on my “would love to have but is too expensive” list was suddenly attached to… More Backpacking Gear: Garmin Fenix 5x First Impressions
I learn something every time I hike. In an earlier post, I wrote about hiking lessons learned in the first leg of Segment 1A. So what did I learn in this second leg?
After a couple of weeks of healing, lightening, and getting wiser, I’m ready to hit the trail and complete Segment 1A of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. So what did I learn? And what am I doing differently?