Gear Lists

Gear Suggestions for an Appalachian Trail Winter Thru-Hike

Gear Suggestions for an Appalachian Trail Winter Thru-Hike

If you have your sights set on a thru-hike, section hike, or even just an overnight on the AT this winter, this article will help you figure out what to...

Nov 18, 2020 : Eloise Robbins
What to Pack for Te Araroa: Gear 101

What to Pack for Te Araroa: Gear 101

New Zealand's Te Araroa is a trek like no other and it's important to know what gear is essential and what should be left behind.

Nov 12, 2020 : Danny Strayer
Te Araroa Gear List

Te Araroa Gear List

On the eve of my Te Araroa hike across New Zealand, I take stock of my gear and ponder the journey that is to come.

Nov 1, 2019 : Danny Strayer
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 Sperry
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 for her Appalachian Trail gear  Also check out my cold weather gear video for an...

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