Ft Ebey overnight gear (s24o)

So our first camping trip of the season fell on the first day of spring, a full month earlier than last year but at lower elevations and and higher night time lows (40's vs 30's). My philosophy from last year was to stay on the ground to stay warm. I was comfortable temp wise but the air pad is still not as comfortable as the hammock for me.


Food: We ate a brunch early into the ride. The jet boil was great to have some hot drink or noodles quickly. We were able to grocery shop close to our campsite so that changed things too. I was hungry again after 40 miles of riding since brunch so I bought ice cream that we ate at the store then more food for dinner and breakfast.


Clothes: I had plenty and used them all, only used the shell for wind, not rain. I need some better long distance bike shorts still.


Forgot: Sit pad, watch, fork, I got by with out them. (I had started packing on Monday and Tuesday but the week fills up fast and after a long Friday night I really had to hustle out the door Saturday morning for our 9am meet up so that's when most of these items were forgotten.


Fire: We were semi-stealth camping and probably could have had a fire no problem in the fire ring but we looked out over the bluff into the night sky and just called it an early bed time.

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Taken on March 22, 2010