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Alan

Assistant Organizer

Veteran Member

Location:

Washington, DC

Member since:

December 5, 2011

Describe your backpacking experience and background, please include longest mileage in a day (with pack) and coldest nights out.

since age 4. pretty much everything: backpacking, alpine moutaineering, tehcnical canyoneering, bc ski trips, wilderness trekking in AK, trips on many continents, etc. 50 mile day. coldest night -40f

Describe your most recent outdoor adventure. When was it? How did you set it up? Did the weather cooperate? How did it go?

No answer yet

The Big Three: what specific gear (not just brands) do you use for your three-season shelter system, sleep system, and backpack? (It's okay if it isn't ultralight!)

gossamer gear spinntwinn jrb no sniveler quilt/stealth quilt homemade 10 oz x-pack ruckack

Help us understand your reason for joining DC UL Backpacking, including your goals for lightening your load and quickening your backpacking pace.

information on local backpacking areas outside the usual (snp & dolly sods)

How did you learn about our group? (I'm trying to improve our visibility, so I'm curious.)

No answer yet

Introduction

c/o founder Backpacking Light

What Alan is saying about this Meetup Group

A very professional group offering advanced backpacking trips that are as far as I know unique in the Northeast.


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