Wish I'd thought of that. I followed 8 hikers in '02 on Trailjournals and copied much of their gear. Also, followed a guy my age which helped me in projecting the miles I could do each day.hungryhowie wrote:
If you want to read about the experience, Trailjournals stores the writings of thousands of thruhikers on the AT alone. Much more than the comforts available to hikers on the trail, I think it is these things that have increased the success rate for thruhikers the most.
I would like to see lobster awswer wacocelt's post.