Gear List

The Superior Hiking Trail: My gear for a July thru hike

The Superior Hiking Trail: My gear for a July thru hike

I’ve been weeding, both figuratively and literally. Preparing to leave in less than two weeks and getting all the little things done, like yard work. I’m taking less gear and...

Jun 18, 2019 : Eric Rimel
Gear List for the Long Trail

Gear List for the Long Trail

It has taken a lot of mileage and a lot of research to come up with what I consider to be exactly what I need for my upcoming thru-hike. I've...

Jun 17, 2019 : Socked In
Gear, Gear, and Just Some More Gear!

Gear, Gear, and Just Some More Gear!

One might think that all these gear posts can get monotonous, but since you are reading this you know that gear might be the most interesting thing talked about between...

May 31, 2019 : Savannah Fredericks
Gearing Up Before I Start Hiking 2,661 Miles

Gearing Up Before I Start Hiking 2,661 Miles

The week before I left to take on this amazing adventure was full of emotions: numbness, fear, excitement, fulfillment, happiness, and sadness. Taking my last finals and graduating from WSU...

May 12, 2019 : Kali Cecil
Let’s Talk Gear

Let’s Talk Gear

Researching gear has been my obsession since planning my first thru-hike. Scrolling through r/Ultralight on reddit has been how I got through boring lectures in college and what I fall...

May 7, 2019 : Kate Richard
Backpacking the Pemigewasset Loop 2019

Backpacking the Pemigewasset Loop 2019

Our gear for spring backpacking in Lincoln, NH. June 1-3, 2019 This hike is a 31.5 miles, like wicked hard, straight up, and the elevation gain is unreal. OK, sure,...

May 5, 2019 : Kayla Pedersen
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