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Brian Wilson, Jenny Eckel - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2008

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Brian and Jenny "Photon and Nargles" Wilson
City: Flagstaff
State: Arizona
Country: U.S.A
Begins: Apr 25, 2008
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Thu, Oct 30th, 2008
Trip Distance: 20.0

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Guestbook Entrys: 54

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Finishing Gear

NOT THAT IT REALLY MATTERS, BUT SOME FUTURE HIKERS MIGHT WANT TO KNOW WHAT GEAR WAS USED AT THE TAIL-END OF THE HIKE. SO HERES A LIST IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER. REMEMBER THAT THIS IS JUST WHAT WE USED, YOURS WILL DEFINATELY VARY!

* LITE BEANIE *CAMERA * REI SUB-KILO SLEEPING BAG*LITE BALACLAVA*MONTBELL THERMAWRAP JACKET*REI THERMAL TOP*LONG CYCLING BOTTOMS*COLD WEATHER GLOVES*GAITERS*RAIN PANTS*RAIN JACKET*EX-OFFICIO ZIP-PANTS*PATAGONIA UNDIES*CAPALIENE TOP*ALTIMETER WATCH*MINI BUCK TOOL*9 VOLT HEADLAMP*BOOK*MINI PHOTON!!*POCKETMAIL*BRASSLITE STOVE*MSR TITAN POT*HAND SANITISER*1.5 LITER CAMELBACK*1 LITER PLATYPUS(2)*BIG AGNES PAD*TOOTHBRUSH*PASTE*SUNGLASSES*3 PAIR SOX*MP3*TREKKING POLES*SHIT TIX*WET WIPES*1/2 OZ. BLEACH*WATER PURIFIER*LIGHTER*GUIDEBOOK/MAPS*XXXL ZIPLOC BAG*SPORK*CLEAR DUCT TAPE*ACE BANDAGE TAPE*DENTAL FLOSS*1 NEEDLE*

ALL THE ITEMS WERE REALLY USED AND ADDED UP TO ABOUT 13 POUNDS. SO WAT WOULD OUR LIST INCLUDE OR DELETE FOR NEXT TIME?

*MORE BOOZE* MORE COFFEE!!*FREE STANDING TENT INSTEAD OF TARP TENT*KEEP CAMERA DIRECTIONS*MORE T.P*MORE WET-WIPES*

TO CLARIFY SOME ITEMS USED:

*WATER PURIFIER=ULA H20 AMIGO*XXXL ZIPLOC INSTEAD OF PACK COVER(CHEAPER,WORKED BETTER AND COSTS 6 BUCKS FOR 3)*BIG AGNES IS DA SHIZNIT!!(2.5 INCHES THICK AND LEVELS OUT ALL LUMPS AND GROUND PROBS)*1 PAIR OF UNDIES(AFTER 3 DAYS IT REALLY DONT MATTER,REALLY!!)*2 PLATYPUS(MANY FOLKS GOT HOLES IN THIER 1 BIG BAG AND SUFFERED)*ZIP PANTS(THINK ABOUT WHAT YOUR REALLY DOING HERE)*CAMERA DIRECTIONS(GREAT PLACES AND NOT A CLUE WHAT THE HELL IM DOING)*MINI PHOTON(SPEAKS FOR ITSELF)*ALTIMETER WATCH(HAS ALT.,COMPASS,TEMP ETC.-WHICH WE USED IN A WHITE OUT IN GOAT ROCKS)*WET WIPES(JUST TRUST ME)*HIKING POLES(WINDY CONDITION/SNOW STABILITY,CRAZY MARMOTS,BOREDOM)*MP3(TRY IT ONCE AND YOULL SEE)*BOOK(RAINY AND "0"DAYS)*MINI BUCK(CUTTING THE CHEESE)*3 PAIR SOX(COLD/WET FEET,AND CHEESE)*ACE TAPE(ONLY USE AUTHENTIC TAPE,FOR BLISTERS IT WORKED FAR FAR BETTER THAN ANYTHING IVE EVER USED!!)*DENTAL FLOSS(MY GRANITE GEAR PACK BLEW OUT MANY TIMES,THE ORIGINAL STITCHING FAILED ME AND THE FLOSS HELD UP FOR 2000 MILE)*FREE STANDING TENT(GRANITE AREAS ARE NOT CONDUSIVE TO STAKES,YOULL BE GRATEFUL)*BOOZE WAS FOR SELF MEDICATION*


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The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650-mile national scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington. The PCT traverses 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas and 7 national parks. The PCT passes through 6 out of 7 of North Americas ecozones. Learn more: www.pcta.org

 

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