Looking for more backpacking events and experience
Describe your backpacking experience and background, please include longest mileage in a day (with pack) and coldest nights out.
Longest mileage in a day: 20 miles. Coldest night out, approx 10F.
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!)
Qtr Dome 1, 20F down sleeping bag (works in temperatures below 20 for me w/liner), Osprey Kestrel 48L, Aether 70L
Help us understand your reason for joining DC UL Backpacking, including your goals for lightening your load and quickening your backpacking pace.
Build up physical conditioning through experience, and calibrate load (need vs don't need) with every trip.
How did you learn about our group? (I'm trying to improve our visibility, so I'm curious.)
Heard about it from someone on a hike.