Gear List

A Peek in My Pack: Gear for My PCT Thru-Hike

A Peek in My Pack: Gear for My PCT Thru-Hike

Pack Shakedown This piece will hold much more clout when I actually reach the Northern Terminus in the fall, but I wanted to offer a peek inside my pack. Below...

Apr 11, 2019 : Matthew
My Life in a 47-Liter Backpack

My Life in a 47-Liter Backpack

After months of research, hours of deliberation, and a few trial and errors, it all comes down to this. Here is the gear I will be carrying for the next...

Apr 7, 2019 : Jessica Luty
Appalachian Trail Gear List by a Serial Procrastinator

Appalachian Trail Gear List by a Serial Procrastinator

Some people procrastinate by screwing around on reddit. Others play games on their phone. Me? I like to obsess over look at gear and pretend I'm as cool as the...

Apr 6, 2019 : Stephen Heron
Needful Things for My Thru-Hike

Needful Things for My Thru-Hike

So just what am I taking along on my thru-hike attempt of the PCT besides the common things like a quilt, tent, backpack, and bum-chafe cream? I thought I’d shed...

Mar 28, 2019 : Tim Curtis
The Long Road to PCT Gear Nirvana

The Long Road to PCT Gear Nirvana

When I was an ankle biter my father used to gather up me, my brother, a bag of potatoes and some meat, and head for the mountains in his rusty...

Mar 22, 2019 : Tim Curtis
Slashing My Base Weight with Five Big Gear Swaps

Slashing My Base Weight with Five Big Gear Swaps

  Throughout the winter of 2017/2018, my boyfriend/hiking partner Garrett and I re-outfitted ourselves, swapping out gear items big and small to achieve a more streamlined kit, as well as...

Mar 20, 2019 : Kira
Let’s Talk About the Gear I’m Taking

Let’s Talk About the Gear I’m Taking

I probably should have done the gear post a long time ago but gear scares me. OK, maybe not scare, but there’s just so much. When I first started backpacking...

Mar 18, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Chaunce’s 2019 Appalachian Trail Gear List [Video]

Chaunce’s 2019 Appalachian Trail Gear List [Video]

Here's a quick video to show you what Juliana Chauncey aka Chaunce will be bringing on the Appalachian Trail.  Also check out my Katabatic Flex 15 Zpacks DownPossum Gloves Darn...

Mar 13, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
My Wandering Wardrobe: What I’ll Wear While I Hike

My Wandering Wardrobe: What I’ll Wear While I Hike

This article is the other half of an My basic cold weather hiking outfit. Worn Clothing Base Layers ExOfficio W's Undies Breathable, quick drying undies. The ladies may especially appreciate

Mar 8, 2019 : Allie Leonard
What’s in My Life, and on My Back

What’s in My Life, and on My Back

Indulging the inner obsessive and researcher, I had a lot of fun figuring out what gear I would take. As my goal to hike the PCT was my first real...

Mar 7, 2019 : Riley Gibbison