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PCT Thru-hike, 2014: Questions
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Matthew DeWitt
PCT Thru-hike, 2014: Questions on 05/13/2013 08:52:10 MDT Print View

Hi everyone!

The 2014 PCT Thru hike will be my first serious hike.

At the time, I will be 32, Male, 220 LBS, 6'2"

I'm curious how often I should plan to resupply, and if anyone has a calorie suggestion for my age/weight/distance travelling.

I don't know anything about packing food for a long distance hike, so I've got a lot to learn.

Are there any complete food guides / lists for a PCT thru hike? I think that would be a long list... ;-)

100+ calories per oz? (28g) for best food to weight ratio?

I prefer to cook as little as possible, at most I really just want to boil water.

I have no special food requirements.

Any/All help is appreciated!

Edited by IcecreamStPete on 05/13/2013 09:13:21 MDT.

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(annapurna) - MLife
Re: PCT Thru-hike, 2014: Questions on 05/14/2013 09:02:21 MDT Print View

example here
and here .

Edited by annapurna on 05/15/2013 10:32:15 MDT.