Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Grass Valley, Ca
Hammock: DIY "The Crippler"
Tarp: "Cuben Refugee"
Insulation: DIY "The Ex-gf"
Suspension: Whoopie Slings
Fronkey's Thru-Hike Finale
This is it! The end to our story on the SHT. It was a great adventure and an experience I won't soon forget, but things had to come to an end.
I want to send out some thank yous to my friends who helped me make this journey possible.
Water Monkey - Thanks for letting me use your spot so my lady and friends can stalk me on the trail. Mighty nice of you.
Stairguy - Thanks for letting Kaleb borrow some HG stuff. He thought of you every night when he was warm in the hammy.
Skygzr- I rocked those purple leopard gaiters with pride for 250 miles and your Golite Jam has now thru-hiked the SHT.
The Staples - Thanks a bunch for the info on canicross gear. I can't imagine hiking with my dog without using that stuff.
And also a HUGE thank you to everyone who showed support and watch my silly videos. It's always great to read your comments and I do really dig hearing from you all.
Join Date: Jul 2009
Congrats Travis! Looks like it was a great trip. One of these years I will have to hike the SHT rather than driving on by on the way to the BWCA.
Calebnesses, solar flare in the lens, Wolf see a mouse?
WaterMonkey is a giver.
An understanding Sheila=priceless.
Sad, no wolf with my cuben.
You look SERIOUSLY bundled!
Split Rock River=deja vu, been there
Answering Caleb's question. No.
He'll smoke the marine training.
Thanks to Ms.Yeager
No water in 10, death nail for me.
Legs dont get cold, I can relate.
Purple gaiters rule HA! kinda go with the sweet pinky air bridge.
Love the warm days and frigid nights.
Full campsites everywhere. Stealthing sometimes has to happen.
Can you ship a JuicyLucy?
More solar flares! Love 'em.
Who won? Yep, both contestants are super winners.
OK being honest, McDonalds was a let down. Watching you inhale there a let up
Feel like we got to know Caleb a bit....good kid....good cousin taking him.
Loved the series Fronkey. Looking forward to the next big adventure.
Car is loaded and happysurprised I got to see the last installment!
Mission accomplished. Thanks for taking us along on the SHT. Next year, I so want to do that hike!
Enjoy the elevation
Old Gorge Rat
Most excellent accomplishment! Thanks for putting that together and sharing pal!
WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.
"A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner.
Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote." ... B.Franklin
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Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Lewisburg KY
Tarp: BWDD WinterDream
Insulation: IX 5-in-1/WM bag
Suspension: Whoopies/TL Stand
Loved the videos. Thanks!
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Northern Virginia
Hammock: WBBB 1.1 DL
Tarp: WB A-sym Diamond
Insulation: Sleeping bag/pad
Suspension: Adjustable webbing
Congratulations on your accomplishment Fronkey! I enjoyed every step of the way with you. Excellent videos
I bet those were the most delicious burgers you've ever had haha. Well earned, buddy, well earned.
I solemnly swear that I am up to no good...
Fun video's Fronkey. Big shout out to Caleb doing a SHT thru hike as his 1st,,congrates. Great looking dog, very understanding GF. Very nice woods around there.
" The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."
The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away. ~Wayne Dyer
Congrats dude! And thank you for the very well put together videos for our entertainment!
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Old Hickory, Tn
Hammock: Henry Shires Tarp Tent
Tarp: with a tent?
Insulation: Helium down bag
thanks for letting us tag along on your thru-hike...maybe one day we can make it up that way
There are times that the only way you can do something is alone that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool. ― Mark Twain
Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.