CDT Q&A 2: CDT vs PCT, Navigation, Trail Legs, Food, Snakes, etc.
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If you'd rather not sit through the whole video I made a little table of contents below so you can click through the topics that interest you.
Table of Contents:
01:53 - How is the start of the CDT compared to the PCT?
03:20 - Navigation on the CDT
05:09 - How is Aaron doing with the high mileage?
06:19 - What are the nighttime temps?
08:38 - Did you dehydrate any meals before the trip?
09:29 - Are you glad you didn't bring your dog?
10:19 - Do you have your trail legs?
11:24 - Have you seen any more thru-hikers?
12:50 - Any changes to the food you love or hate?
14:27 - How is your new stove working out?
15:31 - Have you seen any venomous snakes?
16:25 - Who is getting all the footage?
17:29 - Which Moment lenses are you using?
19:29 - Luxury items
20:52 - Lone Peak 3.5
23:08 - Trekking poles
23:22 - Wildlife
24:08 - How do you break up your mileage each day?
25:54 - Smart Water bottles
26:29 - Have you had more type 1 or type 2 fun so far?
32:07 - Will you hike the NCT?
33:47 - How much desert hiking do you have left?
34:35 - Camera mic
35:31 - Water caches
36:19 - Do you miss your camp shoes?
37:22 - Hiker hunger
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