Email Sent to Mike Clark May 14,1999
For the trip (what I have):
|Tent||-2.5 large person tent with vestibule for pack storage.|
|Sleeping bags||-2, one long bag for me and one reg. for you. I can even fit the reg. size bag.|
|Back packs||-2, one internal frame pack for me and one external frame pack for you.|
|Sleeping pad||-One thermarest for me and one other type possibly for you but no guarantees.|
|Cooking||-You name it I have probably two of them at least.|
|Stove||- One Peak, Colman pack stove.|
|Bottles||- for water use, 2*Nalgene, one collapsible water carrier for campsite use you may want to bring some type of water bottles for on the trail use.|
|Boots||-I have a good pair of hard leather and nylon boots, and you may have a pair or you may want to buy a pair. Make sure they are broken-in before a serious hike.|
|Clothes||-I am sure you have something you can ware, but remember loose pants or shorts (camo pants work well), and fleece jackets, and a water proof shell.|
|Need to get:
|-Water purifier, I have been wanting to get one for a while $75. This will be for straight river water to drinking water, no bacteria and grit.|
Dried vegetables for rice
Macceroi, or usually any type of out-of-the-box dried food item.
Any dried beef jerky you can make.
Etc. I will see what you want to bring.
matches, sunglasses, hat, bug spray, sun screen, compass, map, knife, camera,
fishing pole? (I tried the last time I was there with no success though).
Well, I know I got off into a number of items but I just got onto a
I guess I am a little excited about the adventure.
Have a good weekend.