Gear Lists

Badger’s Long Trail Gear List

Badger’s Long Trail Gear List

After hiking an 80-mile section of the AT, the first 30% of the Oregon Coast Trail, a 100-mile section of the CDT (which was supposed to be the Pfiffner Traverse),...

Sep 6, 2019 : Zach
Baby’s Wind River Gear List: High Elevation, Potential Snow

Baby’s Wind River Gear List: High Elevation, Potential Snow

I'm heading out to the Wind River Range for a figure-eight traverse of the High Routes, putting together a combination of Andrew Skurka’s 100-mile route, and Adventure Alan’s 70-mile route,...

Aug 12, 2019 : Effie Drew
Badger’s Wind River High Route Gear List

Badger’s Wind River High Route Gear List

Next week, Jabba, Lt. Cookoo, and I will be attempting to hike Andrew Skurka's Wind River High Route.  I say attempt because I learned on the Pfiffner Traverse that not...

Aug 1, 2019 : Zach
Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Shoulder Season and Summer Clothing

Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Shoulder Season and Summer Clothing

In the last post we introduced the basics of how to dress for hiking as well as what to wear for winter specifically. In this post we will discuss how...

Mar 28, 2019 : Rebecca
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 cold weather gear video for an in-depth...

Mar 13, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
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
The Nitty-Gritty of Gear Evolution on a Thru-Hike

The Nitty-Gritty of Gear Evolution on a Thru-Hike

About this time last year, I had just committed to my AT thru-hike, which meant that I was in the early research stages. Having never backpacked with less than 30-40...

Jan 24, 2019 : Carl Stanfield
Gear List: Chinook Trail Thru-Hike On The Washington / Oregon Border

Gear List: Chinook Trail Thru-Hike On The Washington / Oregon Border

With just a couple of weeks before the start of my 300+ mile thru-hike of the Chinook Trail my gear list is dialed in pretty well. I’ve tested it on...

Sep 15, 2018 : Sean Berry
PCT Ultralight Gear List

PCT Ultralight Gear List

I've been on the PCT for a solid chunk each summer the past two years. Kennedy Meadows to Sierra City (~500 miles) in 2016, Sierra City to Elk Lake in...

Jul 6, 2018 : Anne K. Baker
My Most Valuable Possessions for the Trail

My Most Valuable Possessions for the Trail

In case anyone's interested, here's what I'm attempting to start off with: Shelter: REI Quarter Dome 1 Pack: MEC Spirit 40, as well as an Eddie Bauer day pack for...

Jun 28, 2018 : Jenni Thompson