As I am writing this, it’s officially one week away until I depart for Maine. By the time you are reading this, I’ll probably already started the longest journey of my life.


1. Spraying all the gear with Sawyer Pereminthin: socks, shoes, sleep clothes, and day clothes

2. Packing resupply boxes with protein powder, greens, Knorr sides, Enjoy life Protein Balls, nuts, Ramen, Mashed potatoes, and oatmeal

3. Leaving a list of my plans and resupply addresses with my dad

4. Contacting locations for resupply boxes to confirm I can still send them there

Gear Changes 

  1. Garmin In reach
  2. Switching an Outdoor Research Helium II for an Outdoor Products Poncho
  3. Birddog Men’s 6″ shorts
  4. Mountain Hardwear Hoodie
  5. Sea to Summit Bug net
  6. Combat Wipes 
  7. Switching tent groundsheet for tyvek