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  1. 1st Resupply ready

    First resupply for Georgia? Check.

    I just posted my first blog update [w/ photo @ the grocery store] from my new Droid at my blog, People's Republic of Walk.
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  3. Georgia on my mind

    [new PRW post]

    ...and leaving on a night train to Georgia and all that. It's an inspiring state. For me, however, going to Georgia in 17 days will be my first trip to the Deep South since a week on Edisto Beach, SC in 2005, and my first time going to Georgia that didn't involve driving through or laying over at ATL.

    I've got some loose ends to tie up at home and a few last gear essentials to get before packing for the hike. And then it's Week 1 on the trail: One foot in ...
  4. Gear data v1.0

    [new PRW post]

    [Those bored to death by geartalk, skip this post!]

    Taking a cue from McBride's post on Whiteblaze, I thought I would write up the list of gear I took along on my WV->ME '09 hike and juxtapose it with things I'm carrying on my GA->WV '10 hike.

    Which starts in three weeks, by the way.

    So here goes:


    • Gregory Baltoro 70. Comfortable, user friendly pack. BUT: It leaned to the side on my back, had
  5. Trail Days, Billvilles Useless gear contest

    I spent yesterday morning working on my entry for the Trail Days annual Billville Useless Gear Contest. I think I am onto something with this idea. It could even go to market. Hmm, the possibilities this has. Sorry I cannot say what it is. I donít want anyone stealing my patent.

    My knee has really been bothering me the last two days. It has me really concerned. There is no turning back for me now, even if I wanted to. They posted my job last night as an opening because of my departure. ...
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