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Lillie S.

Buttercup

Location:

Virginia Beach, VA
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Member since:

August 26, 2015

Help us to understand the experience level of our members. This will enhance the safety and planning of events. Are you new to backpacking or do you consider yourself an experience backpacker? About how long have you been backpacking?

I am now an experienced backpacker. I've been hiking for a year. I've hiked 176 miles all on the AT.

Do you currently have all the equipment you need for a backpacking trip? i.e. backpack, boots, sleeping bag, stove, tent, cooking stuff, clothing, etc. etc., etc.?

Yes I do, and then some.

When was the last time you went backpacking? Where did you go? How many nights were you on the trail?

June 2016. Spent three weeks on the AT.

What is the longest backpacking trip you have been on (number of days/nights)? Where?

25 days, 18 nights

Do you know how to read a topographic map? Do you own and know how to use a compass? Do you own and know how to use a GPS?

Completed Phill's map reading 101 course

Introduction

Hi, I now have all my gear, I've tested it all, replaced some. I've hiked a couple times now with OCB and I'm addicted. Bring on the AT I'm ready.

What Lillie S. is saying about this Meetup Group

So far everyone is extremely knowledgeable and genuinely helpful in wanting you to have a successful hiking experience. The course was Awesome!


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