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Re: So you think you want to thru-hike- part 3


All sound advice, again. Sounds like everyone comes to almost the same
conclusions all the time.

With respect to resupplies, we made the same mistake: our maildrops were
10-13 days of food apiece. To solve the problem (and I think this is a good
idea...) STILL ship yourself that much food at a shot. Then, you can
supplement with shopping if need be, and send the rest along to another
town midway between you and your next maildrop. You get more flexibility
out of your drops that way, and it gives you a way to send bulk items (like
the ever-present Gold Bond powder) up ahead without having to carry all of

-- Dennis