Re: I always take gear with me.
« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2020, 05:38:23 PM »
And then you have Grandma Gatewood. The old lady hiked the whole AT with a gunny sack over her shoulder and Keds sneakers on her feet. Out did many younger better equipped men. It all really depends on the person, and how much they know. A few basic essentials goes very far, but you have to have some base knowledge and experience to start with.
It sounds like the couple in the article were totally clueless to start off. This is why the Darwin theory is true.