Describe your backpacking experience and background, please include longest mileage in a day (with pack) and coldest nights out.
Lots, scouts, MD, PA, VA, UT, longest 25? coldest? there was ice everywhere when I woke up
Describe your most recent outdoor adventure. When was it? How did you set it up? Did the weather cooperate? How did it go?
recent? sat. took kids to park, 3 miles
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!)
tarp tent, 3 person? phantom bag w/liner, old gregorey pack
Help us understand your reason for joining DC UL Backpacking, including your goals for lightening your load and quickening your backpacking pace.
I move fast and like big miles, never found people that are like minded