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Begins: Mar 1, 2010
Date: Thu, Dec 31st, 2009
Start: Midlothian, VA
End: Midlothian, VA
Entry Visits: 787
Journal Visits: 59,794
Guestbook Views: 9,734
Guestbook Entrys: 94
60 days to go!
Finally decided to use Postholer.com for my trail journal. The integrated map and ability to email journal entries are what finally convinced me.
We're still busy dehydrating and finishing up acquiring gear. I've been testing recipes so we can start assembling meals soon. We decided to prep our meals in advance and have them sent to us along the trail. My hiking buddy Ken is gluten intolerant, so since he was going to have to ship all of his food, we might as well do the same.
So far I've dehydrated over 100 batches of food, everything from black beans to salsa. For dinners, the bases are rice, pasta, black beans, and potato flakes. To add to that are mixed vegetables, spinach, soup vegetables, and peppers with onions. To top off the protein, there's ham, turkey, chicken, salmon, and sausage. For variety we will add pepperoni, quinoa, TVP, and smoked salmon (picked up at an after Christmas sale).
Hike Of A Century
The mountains are calling and I must go.
- John Muir
Ken's journal - http://postholer.com/DripDry
Jon's journal - http://postholer.com/CinderBlock
My Pictures - http://picasaweb.google.com/fieldsls/ATJournal
Ken's Pictures - http://picasaweb.google.com/DripDry860
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