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Episode 86: Backpacking Beginnings – update from Kari

On this episode we give an update on one of our own podcast listeners, and how things have developed in her upcoming thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. We hear from HER own perspective regarding her very FIRST backpacking trip.  What adjustments to her gear, plan and mental preparedness has altered from having spent just one night in the woods. You may Kari from Episdoe 75: An Aspiring Thru-Hiker (released back in September). Here is her Appalachian Trail update.

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What we talk about:

  • Backpacking don’t play
  • Always pitch your guidelines on your rainfly
  • “My fingers are cold”
  • 2 miles to a Shelter?

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Episode 86: Backpacking Beginnings – update from Kari