Our Podcast | Episode 5 | Show Notes

EP5/Title: Trail Lingo Date Published: September 8th, 2021 / Length: 56 Minutes / Hosts: Dan & Chantal Deveau / Guests: Heidi & Her Daughter Chloe / Topic/Summary: In this episode, our goal is to introduce to our family and friends some words and terminology of the thru-hiking community. The first half of this podcast was…

Our Podcast | Episode 4 | Show Notes

EP4/Title: The Chaperone Date Published: April 28th, 2021 / Length: 28 Minutes / Hosts: Dan & Chantal Deveau / Guests: Heidi / Topic/Summary: In this episode, our goal is to introduce one of Dan’s friends who is going to come out and hike with us for the first month of the PCT. We were going…

April / May / June 2021 Planning Notes

Dan bought a backpack. The Osprey Aether 65 Litre pack to test out this summer. This pack helps with the weight. Since I’m not ultralight, I need a pack to carry the volume I need and the weight. This pack carries loads between 30 and 60 lbs. It’s a bit heavy itself, but if it’s…

Our Podcast | Episode 3 | Show Notes

EP3/Title: Daddy Likes To Talk – The Planning Continued Date Published: Feburary 10th, 2021 / Length: 63 Minutes / Hosts: Dan & Chantal Deveau / Guests: None / Topic/Summary: A longer introduction to the trail itself. This is part two of that long conversation and in this episode, we finish with the finances of the…

Our Podcast | Episode 2 | Show Notes

EP2/Title: Oh Ya! Get Me The Spork – The Planning Date Published: January 26th, 2021 / Length: 67 Minutes / Hosts: Dan & Chantal Deveau / Guests: None / Topic/Summary: A longer introduction to the trail itself. We cover the history and facts of the PCT and the PCTA as well as an inside look…

Jan/Feb/Mar 2021 Planning Notes

We dropped Episode One of our Podcast: It totals 20 minutes in length and it covers a simple introduction of the two of us. We used Anchor to make it and it’s on Spotify, Apple, and 7 other podcast platforms. You can listen to it here. We will be interviewing two hikers who have completed…

Our Podcast | Episode 1 | Show Notes

EP1/Title: It’s Easy. All You Have To Do Is Talk Date Published: January 5th, 2021 / Length: 20 Minutes / Hosts: Dan & Chantal Deveau / Guests: None / Topic/Summary: A short introduction to start off the year and talk about us. In our next episode, we will dig deeper to break down the trail…

Dec 2020 / Planning Notes

Below is what’s up with us as the year closes down. We have saved $6,400 so far for this adventure. We have spent $6,250 on expenses prepping for this hike with gear. Spending will slow down as we save up some more for the final gear we need and the amount we need to hike…