Our Planned Route


Dear Edison,

Barefoot Jake and I are sitting around waiting on the postman. As soon as the package arrives we are heading to Port Angeles and then on to the Hoh River Trail to attempt a climb of Mt. Olympus.

Planned Route From Glacier Meadows

This is going to be a good test of some things I am bringing on our OP400 on the 4th of August. i am excited for that to begin.

At 25lbs, my Gossamer Gear Gorilla pack list looks like this:





  • Nikon D300s
  • Nikkor 28-300 Lens
  • Tamron 11-18 Lens
  • Gitzo 2542L Tripod
  • Really Right Stuff BH20 Ball Head
  • Lee Graduated ND Filters (.3, .6, .9)
  • Lee Big Stopper ND Filter. (-10 stop)
  • MC36 Remote Cord
  • LowePro Filter Case


  • Garmin GPSmap 62sc
  • iPad 3
  • Sundance Solar Panel w/chargers
  • Pen/Paper
  • Custom Correct Map
  • Brunton 15TDCL Compass


  • C.A.M.P. Ice Axe
  • Micro Spikes
  • Mountain Hardware Harness
  • Rope
My Merrell Barefoot and Jessica’s Barepaw
Barefoot Jake and I having lunch at Doc’s Marina Grill as we wait for Scott to bring us a climbing harness that Jake is going to borrow.
Homemade camp sandal. Used an old Golite insert and Gorilla Tape. Covered the sticky backing with tyvek.

Longway is the trail name for Tim Todd and is quite fitting due to the fact that every aspect of his life consist of taking the longest route and time to arrive. For Longway the journey is the destination.

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