Midwest Mountaineering owner and founder, Rod Johnson, was recognized for his ultralight backpacking technique and gear research in a Star-Tribune article last week. Johnson hiked over 1000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail this summer with a 9-Pound Pack. There's no disputing his ultralight methods are unorthodox and ingenious â€“ bubble wrap sleeping pad, anyone? For the entire article: http://tinyurl.com/yf42v9m. For a recount of his entire hike: http://rodspct.blogspot.com. Johnson will recount his trip and present his findings in a two hour show at Midwest Mountaineering's Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo on Saturday, November 21st, 10:30am.
Ultralightweight Hiker Needs Gear to Test
Midwest Mountaineering founder and owner Rod Johnson is hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). He started in May, took June off and is back on the trail through the late fall. He'll take a break to attend Outdoor Retailer (OR), and then return to the trail. If you have an ...read more