I have a big bag of camping junk from back when I used to go backpacking, but I need to aquire a few more supplies.
Stuff I Have:
- 1-man tent (green, so as to avoid detection)
- sleeping bag
- backpacking stove
(dunno if it still works)
- carradice camper saddlebag
Stuff I Still Need:
panniers sleeping mat food cooking pot (unless I go with freeze-dried backpacker food) racks (to hang panniers from) rope (need to keep food away from the bears) flashlight
This is what I’m thinking as far as route selection and campsite location. It keeps me off the paved roads as much as possible, but I’ll be fairly close to one in case of emergency or whatever.
I’m still deciding which bike to take. Probably the Diamondback. It’s got puffy tires and an indestructible rear wheel. It feels kind of stupid not to take the Trek, a purpose-build touring bike, but I think I want the mountain-bikey-ness of the DB since I’ll be on washed out logging roads and whatnot.