*BONUS THURSDAY* SAM CARTER: 'I Tried Hiking the Triple Crown With a 3 LB Base Weight' image
S7 E277 · Backpacking & Blisters: A Hiking, Backpacking, and Adventure Show
*BONUS THURSDAY* SAM CARTER: 'I Tried Hiking the Triple Crown With a 3 LB Base Weight'
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Sam ‘Shade’ Carter joins the show to discuss one of the most interesting backpacking stories we’ve heard to date. He’s 21 years old. His goal was the hike the calendar year Triple Crown (PCT, AT, CDT). He wanted to do this with a 3lb base weight. How did it go? What were the biggest challenges and how did he overcome them? Find out on this week’s show. Also, how will Derek do with 3lb trivia?

Some of the topics discussed:

-Backpacking Base Weights

-Ultralight Backpacking Gear

-Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail

-How to Carry Extra Food…When You’re Out of Room

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