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ECT: Not-So Private Emails

  Something different… A short conversation between Sycamore and myself. Aside from being an all around badass and triple crown hiker, just last year he completed the Eastern Continental Trail, which I’m about to embark …

Maps and Guides for the Eastern Continental Trail

At first I thought, “Wow, this is easy! AWOL’s AT guide has been ordered, Sandra Friends FT Guide, too. 3,500 miles down, only 1,200 more to go!” Then I came across a bad sign… some guidebook …

Final gear list for the ECT

Check out this gear… in video form! Youtube This is what I’m carrying on the Eastern Continental Trail. I’m starting in Quebec in July, and will probably be done with the first leg of the trip, …

To trekking pole, or not to trekking pole

If my trekking poles were to break, I wouldn’t replace them. I would leave them behind. This was the unpopular answer to a question about using trekking poles on my upcoming thru hike. Unpopular because a …