Here is the gear for my 2018 PCT thru-hike. Extended comments about particular items are at the end. I found a great deal of variation on equipment choices among hikers. Many small gear vendors are in healthy competition, with frequent innovations and design updates.Continue reading “PCT 2018 Gear List”
On December 1, 2018, the New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors (NMVFO) had their annual Volunteer Appreciation Night, held at the First Unitarian Church social hall in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
I gave a presentation after dinner on my recent adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Thanks to Cairn, and other family members, who helped me reach this goal.
[I need to record notes about trail building projects, or the details become hazy over time.]
Ute Lake State Park project with the NMVFO was the weekend of October 5-7, in far eastern New Mexico near Logan, the second year in a row at this site. Jennie was project leader, and cook!
We removed grass and plants in the trail on Saturday to define the trail, and later removed sand burrs and burned them at the campfire. Continue reading “Ute Lake State Park 2018”