Mark Your Calendar
>> Circle trip dates, plus the lead-up period. Include start/finish dates for tasks like grocery shopping, packing, and training. Highlight deadlines for permit applications, airline or shuttle booking, and holidays that might stop mail on a resupply day.
>> Ship a “bounce box” filled with extra gear to key resupply points. (Allow 10 days for delivery, or pay for expedited service.) UPS usually works best for remote spots, but you need a ship-to location like an outfitter or motel (call for permission). Or mail it USPS “General Delivery.” Write on the box, “Hold for
>> Create a trip itinerary, with daily mileages, start/stop points, cruxes, etc.