Gear Lists

Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

The weeks and months leading up to the start of any long-distance hike seem never-ending.  In an effort to feel connected or get some sort of accomplishment people will obsess...

Apr 16, 2018 : Dylan Tonkin
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 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...

Mar 31, 2018 : Camacho
The Sum of My Life On My Back

The Sum of My Life On My Back

A few years back, after one of my backpacking trips out west with the bro and pops, I went to the local REI to check out some gear. While I...

Mar 20, 2018 : Christopher Keys
13 Pounds Between Me and the Elements – A PCT Thru-Hike Gear List

13 Pounds Between Me and the Elements – A PCT Thru-Hike Gear List

I have a few purchases left to make, but right now my gear list is pretty solid. Pack weight is at 13 pounds, and that includes a one-pound fudge factor...

Feb 28, 2018 : Smokebeard
Two Speed’s 2018 PCT NOBO Gear List: Hammock Edition

Two Speed’s 2018 PCT NOBO Gear List: Hammock Edition

I am set to head off into the sunset on March 25 at the Mexican border so in an effort to get my own act together  I put together my...

Feb 10, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Raider’s Fanny Pack : Toiletries And More

Raider’s Fanny Pack : Toiletries And More

Wallet AWOL Guidebook pages w/ pencil Chic-A-Fil sauce (better than money on the trail) Eye drops Hand sanitizer Lighter Hometown pride stickers Lucky dime acquired in Manchester

Jan 14, 2018 : Raider
Why Am I So Nervous?  I’ve Been Waiting So Long For This Moment!

Why Am I So Nervous? I’ve Been Waiting So Long For This Moment!

Okay, now I understand. I've read so many blogs written in the final days before hitting the trail. Just about every one expressed anxiety, self doubt, nervousness. I assumed either...

Jul 23, 2017 : Ruth Morley
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
My Gear + Food

My Gear + Food

These are the items I use daily on the trail. I'm 51 days in now and can pretty confidently say that I feel comfortable carrying each one of these items....

Jun 1, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman