[pct-l] New member

Jerry Nicholson jer166 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 19 11:06:34 CDT 2015

that is great info.  i was estimating 35-45.
 Semper Fi, Jerry Nicholson
      From: Brick Robbins <brick at brickrobbins.com>
 To: Jerry Nicholson <jer166 at sbcglobal.net> 
Cc: "pct-l at backcountry.net" <pct-l at backcountry.net> 
 Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 8:16 AM
 Subject: Re: [pct-l] New member
2015-08-18 23:46 GMT-07:00 Jerry Nicholson <jer166 at sbcglobal.net>:

> My plan is to do a lot of walking with a pack and keep adding weight until I
> get to my load capacity.

You do want to be careful about your gear, so that your base weight
(without food and water) is as low as you can get safely.I think that
low teens is quite doable. There are people who get below 10, but I
never have.

Figuring 2lbs a day for food for a 5 day stretch, and a couple of
liters of water, you won't often leave town after resupply with more
than 30lbs.


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