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  • Not many families do long distance hiking together. Why do you think that is?
  • How do you plan to overcome these challenges?
  • What do your kids think about your thru-hike plans?
  • People do long distance hikes for their own personal reasons, usually along the lines of "self-discovery, a deep nature experience, or to have a challenging outdoors experience". What are your family's reasons?
  • As an editor of Backpacking Light we know you value a lightweight philosophy. What are your thoughts on lightweight family backpacking?
  • How do you manage to just "pull out" of your life for six months and hit the trail?

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