Breakdown of my the amount of money I’ve spent so far only with gear prep for the Appalachian Trail
“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like” – Will Rogers.
I want to share what inspired me to live a better life with less stuff.
Planning a thru-hike like the Continental Divide Trail is not easy, usually they recommend at least a year in order to have everything that you need. Of course if you have done backpacking, camping or other outdoor activities, most likely you already have a few items that you’ll need, or maybe borrow from someone that you know. Well… I do not own anything that will be used on a thru-hike. As you start shopping for a tent, shoes, backpack, ice…