Blog — Gear Prep Interviews 2019

Lauren Hudgins
Kate Yugo: Triple Crown with the CDT in 2019

Kate Yugo: Triple Crown with the CDT in 2019

What are the details on your resupply strategy? I try to send as few resupply boxes as possible. I think part of the fun/challenge is creating a resupply from limited resources. You can end up with some really interesting meals that way!

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Gear Guidance from Michèle Hoffmann, AT 2018

Gear Guidance from Michèle Hoffmann, AT 2018

This is how it works for the whole trip: you meet people, you keep walking together for some hours, days, or weeks. Sometimes you meet them again, sometimes not. Sometimes you think somebody has left the trail and then you meet him eight weeks later again.

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Gail Muller: Prepping for the AT in 2019

Gail Muller: Prepping for the AT in 2019

Is this your first time doing a long-distance thru-hike? Yep—my first time! I'll be doing some longer hikes in the UK at home in Cornwall—namely around the Cornish coastal path for a week or two, but more than that won't be possible before I begin the AT.

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Gear Guidance from Grace Dawson, PCT 2018

Gear Guidance from Grace Dawson, PCT 2018

A Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike was Grace's first multi-day trek. Remarkably, Grace had only camped twice before she set out on the PCT. She started out with her friend, Mother Hen, but ended up hiking a few weeks solo when her friend had to get off the trail.

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