​​​​pinhoti national recreation trail / pinhoti millennium legacy trail

a 337.1 mile southern region appalachian trail connector

In case of emergencies, dial 911.​ This is the only public service that will know your exact location

Do phone reset first ~ go to settings / go to privacy / turn on location services

visit the georgia pinhoti trail association for the georgia section trail guides and trail info

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the pta's busiest month to date ~ feb 2016 ~ 40,168 web hits

current weather @ pinhoti trail mid-point ~ s14 - 7.3 ~ cave spring trailhead

my ultralight gearlist

w/5 day "no cook" food plan

this page is about what I do.

it is not about what you do...


bear safety plan / stealth camp.

don't camp at established campsites.

don't build fires at camp.

eat breakfast after you leave camp.
eat supper before you reach camp.

wash hands before and after eating.

don't handle food in camp except to

hang your food bag 100 yards away.


gear list under construction ~ updated 6/2/18.

i am a tweaker - i need help - sometimes items and weight will change daily :)

​this list is for any length hike above 35 degrees

may, june, july, august, September


amz ~ amazon

gg - gossamer Gear

mb - montbell

mld - mountain laurel designs
smd - six moons designs
pata - patagonia

rei

w - Walmart

z - zpacks


gear ~ 99.2 oz - 6.2 lbs.

10.9 pack
10.9 - nero pack z

15.1 shelter
8.0 - patrol tarp mld
7.1 - bug bivy mld

21.1 sleep
1.2 - dry bag mld
17.2 - synthetic spirit 38’ quilt mld
1.5 - 1/8” pad gg
1.2 - pillow amz

29.9 clothes
1.2 - dry bag mld
7.7 - rain jacket amz
9.7 - syn hoody mb
1.8 - wind pants mb
3.4 - light long john pants pata
1.5 - merino mitts amz
2.7 - merino sleep sox amz
1.9 - syn hike sox inj amz

10.2 kitchen
2.2 - 2-750 water bottles

0.2 - dip cup (4" frisbee)

1.1 - gatorade pee bottle (nite)
3.0 - bear bag kit mld
1.7 - L, s opsak amz (L food bag-s wallet)
1.7 - food soak jar, plastic spoon wal (med pnut butter jar)
0.3 - trash-gal ziploc

12.0 essentials
0.4 - gal ziploc
2.6 - 8 stakes (2 vee-6 skewer)
1.2 - head net wal
- 0.8 - repair kit-
razor knife, hole patches
-2.0 - hygiene kit-
liquid soap, scrubie, t-brush, bleach (water purification)
-2.4 - toilet kit-
handiwipes, 2 ziplocs (1 ziploc for carrying out used handiwipes)
-1.1 - door kit-
3'x3' poly, 2 small chip clips (sealing open end of tarp from rain splatter)
-1.5 - light kit-
light, extra batt, bic

meal plan - 21.0 oz per day
6:00 - breakfast
water, caffene, cliffbar
9:00 - snack
water, vitamin, metamucil, cereal, pow milk, dried fruit, electrolytes
12.00 - lunch
water, caff, pnut butter, tortilla, trail mix bar
3:00 - snack
water, dried fruit, trail mix bar, electrolytes
6:00 - supper
water, pow milk, pasta-rice-veg-meat-dinner, electrolytes
9:00 - snack
water, trail mix bar, metamucil, tylenol pm


CLOTHING WORN
Columbia Silver Ridge long sleeve uv shirt amz
Columbia Zip off pants amz

Exofficio shorts amz

Solomon trail running shoes amz

Injinji lightweight sox amz
Sunglasses amz
Ballcap z


^ climb up.​​