Gear Review: Lightheart Solo Tent

I finally had a chance to try out my new tent, the Lightheart Gear Solo, this past week on an overnight trek along the Art Loeb Trail.  (Two words:  ball buster.  The hike, not the tent.)

Here's what I thought about it--the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Friday Fave: Overnighter on the Art Loeb

Every day you get to spend walking and dreaming and celebrating your badassery is a good day.

This training hike was a good two days in spite of the challenge.

Or maybe because of it.

This is a GREAT hike for training for an Appalachian Trail thru-hike because it is EXACTLY like a typical day on the trail would be....HARD.

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Friday Fave: Art Loeb to The Narrows, Shining Rock Wilderness

I'd planned a 10-miler, but then face planted in so many spider webs that I opted for more miles through a fun section of the Art Loeb Trail.

No more spider webs.  Just some amazing fungi and miniature fairyland moments on moss-covered nursery trees.

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