Category Archives: Planning

25 days to go!

By Junaid “Hello everyone, we are now a mere 25 days from setting out and the excitement is growing! Today we are pleased to bring some great news, two new sponsors: Vasque and Whole Foods Market. Vasque has provided Velocity 2.0 … Continue reading

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A starting date!

From Junaid: Greetings 14ers ThruHike enthusiasts! It has been a while since the last update and we have a few exciting things to tell you about. First, after many months of planning and waiting, we finally have a start date! … Continue reading

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New year, new developments.

I hope everyone’s year is off to a great start! The planning continues, and there are a few items to share with this update. So let’s jump right in. First, I’m pleased to announce Luke DeMuth as my new partner … Continue reading

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My first sponsor!

Hello everyone! I’m pleased to announce my first sponsor, ULA Equipment. ULA makes ultra light backpacks and have been my choice for both of my Pacific Crest Trail hikes. I’ve owned the Catalyst and the Circuit and can personally say … Continue reading

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Tech problems and revisions

Hey Everyone, I’ve been trying to figure out a way to embed a google earth track of the first draft here on the site, but to no avail. I’m working on an alternate way of letting everybody have a look … Continue reading

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Route rough draft complete!

Great news! I’ve finished the first draft of the route. Its about 1150 miles, but I expect the distance will grow by about 5% as I adjust some straighter approximations to a more realistic squiggle. I think the low end … Continue reading

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First Update!

Hey Everyone! The route is coming together! So far I’ve plotted a course from Culebra Peak, through the Sangre de Cristo Range, over to the San Juan Range, up through the Elks, and half way down the Sawatch Range. I … Continue reading

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