Camacho

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.

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Pack Overview: Superior 35 Frameless by Superior Wilderness Designs

Pack Overview: Superior 35 Frameless by Superior Wilderness Designs

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

Apr 11, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Clothing Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Clothing Edition

Underthings Patagonia Barely Sportsbra 2.3 oz I started the CT wearing my Nike DriFit bra that I use for running. I quickly realized that this

Apr 9, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Electronics Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Electronics Edition

Here are all the electronics I'm taking on the PCT. Phone not pictured. Fitbit Alta HR 0.9 oz I know Fitbits were invented to force people

Apr 7, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Water Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Water Edition

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

Apr 6, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Kitchen Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Kitchen Edition

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

Apr 5, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Shelter Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Shelter Edition

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: Nemo Hornet 2P.

Apr 4, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack? The Hygiene Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Hygiene Edition

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

Apr 3, 2018 : Camacho
What’s in My Pack?: The Sleep System Edition

What’s in My Pack?: The Sleep System Edition

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

Apr 1, 2018 : Camacho
What’s In My Pack?: The First Aid Kit Edition

What’s In My Pack?: The First Aid Kit Edition

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,

Mar 31, 2018 : Camacho
Cutting My Teeth On The CT: 7 Things I’m Glad I Learned Before Starting the PCT

Cutting My Teeth On The CT: 7 Things I’m Glad I Learned Before Starting the PCT

On July 5, 2017, I set off on my first thru-hike after two years of obsessively researching, reading trail blogs, acquiring gear, and fine-tuning my

Jan 7, 2018 : Camacho