I am leaving tomorrow for the trail head and just wrapping last minute details today. I will have Thursday at the campground to get my gear packed for hiking and get ready in general to head out Friday morning. I have to pack differently for the plane and for hiking.
My gear weight will cycle from 70 pounds (brutal) to 45 pounds (no problem) every 7 days. I have carried 70 pounds before but it is going to be tough no doubt about it. My food weighs in at about 25 pounds so my weight goes down by around 3.5 pounds per day. I will see how much I am eating and I might be able to shave some weight off there, maybe 5 pounds. With the exertion I have a feeling that I will be pretty hungry though.
Overall my gear is down to the bare bones of what I ...>> full