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Erin McKittrick (mckittre) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Seldovia, Alaska
About Me Finished up a 4000 mile, year-long, human-powered Journey on the Wild Coast. From Seattle to the Aleutians by foot, packraft, and skis.

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All Forum Posts by Erin McKittrick

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congratulations!
Congratulations! Now off to plan my next expedition with a 1.5 year old...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking: Baby on Board
November 17, 5:27pm

Re: dead horse, still kicking
"It was selfish to expose a newborn to anything other than the comfort of a crib in the critical first months of its life" I think that quote is one of the saddest things I've hear...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hiking with a 3 month old baby?
November 17, 5:23pm

good for you!
Good for you! As a fellow adventurer-with-baby, I too am curious how it went. I shudder to think what the folks on this thread will think of my own plan next summer to spend a month in the remote...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hiking with a 3 month old baby?
November 10, 2:56pm

Yes, Sevylor is fine for lakes
As the person who posted the mentioned review... Yes, you are fine to get the Sevylor for flat water lake paddling. I think I even say that at the end of the review. :) After all, I did survi...

In Packrafting » sevylor trail boat for lakes?
March 27, 9:09pm

Next year?
Perhaps the east coast would be physically easier, but not in other ways... Time and money are tight right now, especially since I'd like to get this book written before our baby comes along t...

In Chaff » Journey on the Wild Coast slideshow - Seattle
October 24, 4:00pm

Journey on the Wild Coast slideshows in Seattle and Alaska!
For anyone in the Seattle area, Hig and I will be giving a slideshow presentation on our Journey on the Wild Coast expedition. Wednesday October 8, 7PM Mountaineers Building, 300 3rd Ave W Sea...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXPEDITION: Journey on the Wild Coast (Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman)
October 04, 3:34pm

Journey on the Wild Coast slideshow - Seattle
For anyone in the Seattle area, Hig and I will be giving a slideshow presentation on our Journey on the Wild Coast expedition. Wednesday October 8, 7PM Mountaineers Building, 300 3rd Ave W Sea...

In Chaff » Journey on the Wild Coast slideshow - Seattle
October 04, 3:31pm

Ankle braces
My mother has weak and easily-sprained ankles like yours. She prefers to wear light low-top hiking shoes, combined with rigid ankle braces. She's done this for years, and says it provides bet...

In GEAR » ankle support vs UL
August 24, 2:06pm

Re: Rolling packrafts
Erin here Infrequently on the internet on this expedition, but I stopped by on my Vancouver B.C. rest day, and thought I'd reply... Packrafts are quite stable. Nearly impossible (I'...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXPEDITION: Journey on the Wild Coast (Erin McKittrick and Bretwood Higman)
June 28, 1:04am

Come walk to Alaska!
Well, start walking to Alaska, anyway. We are walking, packrafting, and skiing 4000 miles from our house in the U District to the Aleutian Islands. We will be exploring the major environmental ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Come walk to Alaska!
May 21, 5:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Erin McKittrick

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MLD Supermid 2010
Simple. Roomy. Effective. Hig and I spent a year living in t...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 20, 12:19pm