Cat mom, plant mom, dog mom. Library lady by profession, student of Anthropology. Tejana, Xicana, feminist, reader. 2017 CT thruhiker, and aspiring 2018 PCT thruhiker.
Now that I've gone into detail on everything I'll be carrying on the PCT, it's time to talk about my pack, which is a new piece of gear for this
Underthings Patagonia Barely Bikini Undies (x2) 0.8 oz* (each) One of my trail luxuries is putting on “clean” undies at night. I do zipper bag
Here are all the electronics I'm taking on the PCT. Phone not pictured. Petzl Zipka headlamp 2.3 oz* (including batteries) This thing stays
Here's everything water-related that I'm taking on the PCT. 1L Smartwater bottle (X2) 1.5 oz Obligatory. I think these are popular among
To carry a stove or go stoveless? I don’t see why you should have to commit to one or the other. There have been times when a warm meal was great
I'm doing a series of gear posts as my start date gets closer and closer. Here's everything shelter-related that I'm bringing. Tent: Tarptent
I was meant to be hiker trash. Not showering for days at a time doesn’t bother me; I often go multiple days IRL without showering when I can get away
The PCT has been keeping me up at night for months now. First it was worrying about how I'm going to make it happen financially, then it was
Everything in my medical kit is only meant to hold me over to the next exit point, not for me to be able to keep hiking while I’m sick or injured,
From CT to PCT. Thruhiking lessons learned while walking from Denver to Durango.