Gear List

Pacific Crest Trail Post-Trail Gear List Review

Pacific Crest Trail Post-Trail Gear List Review

I finished my Pacific Crest Trail thru hike almost six weeks ago, whilst I once held lofty aspirations of blogging whilst I hiked (and told everyone I was going to...

Nov 6, 2017 : Emily Ben
How to Cut Costs on Your Gear List

How to Cut Costs on Your Gear List

For the majority of thru-hikers, accumulating the gear needed for a PCT thru-hike is the most costly expense (between food, travel, gear, and town).  Ultimately, your expenses will depend on...

Oct 23, 2017 : Sydnee Tigert
The Hunt for Gear at the REI Garage Sale

The Hunt for Gear at the REI Garage Sale

Early Bird Gets the Gear If you're an avid backpacker, chances are you know about the REI garage sale.  If you don't have one near you, I'm terribly sorry.  This...

Oct 15, 2017 : Sydnee Tigert
Luxury Items: Am I Ultralight Yet?

Luxury Items: Am I Ultralight Yet?

Stepping into the world of ultralight backpacking is scary and judgmental and... expensive.  It's intimidating.  It can make one feel like failure is inevitable if they bring one too many...

Oct 9, 2017 : Sydnee Tigert
Get the Gear

Get the Gear

At 22 years old I have been able to acquire most of the gear I need to be able to get up on any given morning and hop on a...

Oct 8, 2017 : Clara Hatcher
Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much gear for many reasons a post-hike pack load video

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Gear List for the AT

Gear List for the AT

WTF do I need? All the gear, no idea.  It turns out that planning a major expedition is not as easy as it seems when you can't physically touch or...

Sep 13, 2017 : Spuggy
Everything Wonderland

Everything Wonderland

I dusted off the old gear. My Salomons and trekking poles were caked with mud from taking them up Mount Leconte. My Sawyer Mini was in desperate need of backflushing....

Jul 17, 2017 : Jennifer Williams
AT SOBO Gear List

AT SOBO Gear List

The oft discussed gear list. Do you have all the lightweight items?  What was your budget?  Since my preparations began, I have been trying to balance lightweight with budget, taking...

Jul 16, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Badger’s Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

Badger’s Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

I'm leaving for Seattle in three days.  If all goes according to plan, I will be back sometime around Halloween.  Here's my full list of possessions (minus consumables) during that time. For

Jul 7, 2017 : Zach