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  1. 9 March 2011 Packed and Ready

    Purchased bus ticket today for $89 to Gainesville, GA to start on 15 March on the approach trail from Amicalola Falls State Park.
    I confirmed all my gear is packed and ready. Final weight for my pack including food and water is 31 pounds. I have no idea what each item weighs and nor do i really care. It seems that there are too many gram counters out there obsessed with weight of their gear. I have what i need and want and no more. Here is what i have for gear:
    Gregory Z65 pack and cover, ...
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  2. March 7, 2011 1 Week Out

    Down to 1 week to go. The plan is to leave out of FVB VA on 14 Mar and drive to Georgia to start my Quest on the 15th or 16th. I just finished my schedule for 9 mail drops from Springer Mountain to Harpers Ferry. Each MD holds 5 days of food and fuel. Each Maildrop is about 112 miles apart. I will self resuply in towns between maildrops to keep costs down. My home packaged meals cost about $2.60 a day including breakfast, snacks, and dinner.
    My wife has been such a huge supporter of my Quest. ...

    Updated 03-08-2011 at 13:23 by snifur

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