Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome and Course Structure

    • Get your questions answered!

  • 2

    Resupply Basics

    • Choose Your Resupply Style

    • The Problem with Resupply Packages

    • Know What You Don't Know

    • Find your Comfort Zone

    • What to ask for in a box

    • Getting Gear to the Trail

    • Do Not Send Too Much Food

  • 3

    Planning Your Resupply

    • Where to Mail the Packages?

    • Know Where to Find Info

    • Package Planning Outline

    • Our Resupply Planning Tools

    • First Resupplies

    • What to Expect at the Beginning of Your Hike

    • How to Get to Your Package

  • 4

    Communicating on the Trail

    • How to Stay in Touch

    • Set Realistic Expectations

    • Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

  • 5

    Get Best Value for Shipping

    • Which Carrier to Choose?

    • Postal Zones

    • Standard USPS mailing options

    • Two cheap 'hidden' Priority Mail Services

    • Understanding USPS pricing

    • Regular Priority Mail vs. Flat Rate Priority Mail

  • 6

    Step-by-step Shipping Guide

    • Get Free Boxes

    • Measure and Weigh the Package

    • Trim the Box

    • Address the package

    • How to Buy Shipping

    • Schedule a Free Package Pickup

    • How to Forward a Package

    • Send us your feedback!