Sunday, December 15, 2013
I don't know if I'll be able to begin backpacking the Buckeye Trail next spring. I plan on going to the closest LL Bean store in Illinois to try on backpacks and I need to buy all sorts of stuff still for gear. Finding a tent that I like is also a bit hard to find. They're all expensive which I guess is natural as are the backpacks. I haven't even bought the maps yet for the Buckeye Trail. If I wanted to buy the entire 26 map set it would cost me $119. I have also been thinking whether I should hike the Ohio to Erie trail first since I have never backpacked before and then do the Buckeye Trail. I need to think on this more.