Happy New Year!!

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions, but I like to at least sit down and think about some of the things I would like to do in the new year.  So I put together a list of just a few of my goals for this 2013 backpacking year.

1. Get both my Hammock and Ground backpacking Fall/Spring gear lists below 10 lbs and officially hit Ultralight status for 3 season backpacking!  This is something I’m really close to getting.  I would have hit it in 2012 but after moving and changing jobs it just didn’t happen, but my list of things I need to make it, is pretty short.

2. Increase the number of day hikes and backpacking trips by at least 50%.  This is something I’ve been really unhappy I haven’t been able to achieve in 2012 and I’m putting my foot down this year.   I’m the only thing holding me back from this and I will spend more time in the great outdoors!

3. Make even more of my own gear.  I have sewn my whole life and I’m pretty handy at making my own gear so it has been something I have wanted to do more of lately.

So there are a few of the things I’d like to accomplish this year.  How about you?

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About Joslyn

My name is Joslyn and I primarily hike with my husband Richard. We live in Northern Arizona with our dog, Jäger and love camping and hiking. We are continuing our adventure in backpacking inn this our second year and as always, striving towards going Ultra Light.

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