Originally Posted by countr21
And there tends to be mucho stream crossings without the aid of any foot bridges.
AH! Another excellent point. One of the biggest changes I noticed from hiking in the Appalachians back east and here in the mountain west is the amount of stream crossings you encounter.
I think most backpackers change socks after a fording? I bring along a pair of Croc's... cheap, light... I like to keep my boots dry if at all possible.
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Wow, that trip looks awesome Larry!
I might have to try and talk my wife and daughter into that, they love horseback riding (me, not so much