Showing posts from March, 2016


The Packing It Out blog has been relatively quiet the last couple months. I apologize. The honest reason for this is because we're not documenting any long adventures at the moment.  Most of our time is being allocated to improving the Packing It Out teams physical, financial, and social endurance for this years Pacific Crest Trail clean-up. Endurance: t he capacity of something to last or to withstand wear and tear Physical Endurance I've been an active user of the outdoors for the last 10 years and have been dabbling into endurance events for five of those years. No event attempted or distance covered compares to the physical endurance required for a thru-hike. Sure, I have done events that were harder, but these events were only harder for say twelve hours. Hiking the Appalachian Trail was physically challenging for 141 consecutive days. Looking back at the beginning of our 2015 thru-hike I realized that we were in pretty decent shape starting out. It took us r