Gear List

Gear List, Shakedown Hike, and Other Prep for the Long Trail

Gear List, Shakedown Hike, and Other Prep for the Long Trail

My gear choices for a solo NOBO on the Long Trail, what I learned on an overnight AT shakedown hike, and COVID-19 requirements for New York City folk entering Vermont.

Sep 17, 2020 : Jamie Nash
White Mountains Direttissima FKT Gear List

White Mountains Direttissima FKT Gear List

Because I had to average over 40 miles and 13,000 feet of elevation gain per day, the White Mountains Direttissima was the first time that I made a concerted effort...

Aug 11, 2020 : Will Peterson
My Long Trail Gear Review

My Long Trail Gear Review

My Long Trail thru-hike is just under two weeks away, yay! As I'm starting to pack in earnest, it feels like the perfect time to share my gear list and...

Jul 7, 2020 : Tracy (Scrappy) Buro
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Some stories about my and Legs' favorite pieces of gear on our lists and our Lighter Pack base weight breakdown!

Jul 7, 2020 : Katie Houston
Enter the Scottish National Trail

Enter the Scottish National Trail

Introducing the SNT If you've never heard of the Scottish National Trail, then I am not surprised. Not many people have as its 864 km (537 mile) length is overshadowed...

Jun 30, 2020 : Rosanna Brost
SHT Gear List Trades

SHT Gear List Trades

On Saturday, July 4th, at 8:46 a.m. (in George Floyd's memory - 8 minutes and 46 minutes a grim symbol of police brutality) I will begin my Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) thru-hike....

Jun 30, 2020 : Crystal Gail Welcome
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

See what pack, tent, sleeping bags, and footwear Legs and I chose to hike the Colorado Trail with! More gear updates coming soon...

Jun 29, 2020 : Katie Houston
SHT Gear List

SHT Gear List

I will begin my Superior Hiking Trail (SHT) thru-hike in precisely seven days. As of June 1, the SHT Association recommends that SHT users #RecreateResponsibly. The intention of this hike...

Jun 27, 2020 : Crystal Gail Welcome
My Gear List for a Self-Supported Hike on the San Luis Loop

My Gear List for a Self-Supported Hike on the San Luis Loop

Editor's Note: In light of the COVID crisis, The Trek is committed to following all CDC and trail organization recommendations. As trails open up and longer hikes become possible, it's...

May 19, 2020 : PseudoSloth
Storing Away My Gear

Storing Away My Gear

It’s Friday April 10 – Today would mark my first steps on the Pacific Crest Trail. So I want to celebrate my NOGO start date by dedicating this post to...

Apr 10, 2020 : Marijn