Gear

Base Weight Breakdown

Base Weight Breakdown

PCT Permit Start Date: May 4, 2017 Below is our current base weights (excluding water, food, trek

Feb 22, 2017 : Christina Rose
When Ultralight is Too Light

When Ultralight is Too Light

PCT hikers are notorious for obsessing over their base weight. Thru-hikers might start the AT with t

Feb 10, 2017 : Maggie Wallace
Great Pack Debate: Pros & Cons of ULA Circuit Vs Osprey Viva

Great Pack Debate: Pros & Cons of ULA Circuit Vs Osprey Viva

Apparently, I wasn't quite done with the Great Pack Debate. In my last post, I talked about how redu

Feb 7, 2017 : Annette
Meet the 2017 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

Meet the 2017 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

At the beginning of this month, we unveiled the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 or Gossamer Gear Backpack

Jan 26, 2017 : Zach
The 2017 Badger Sponsorship Finalists: Vote For Your Favorite

The 2017 Badger Sponsorship Finalists: Vote For Your Favorite

And then there were twelve. Nearly sixty video entries poured into the here.  Thank you to Wediges.

Jan 17, 2017 : Zach
Brushes, Boots, and Backpack: Paintings from The PCT (Plus a Giveaway!)

Brushes, Boots, and Backpack: Paintings from The PCT (Plus a Giveaway!)

Many people on the PCT head into the wilderness with the intentions of keeping a journal, getting i

Jan 15, 2017 : Lindsey Fox
6 Inexpensive Essentials You Should Know About

6 Inexpensive Essentials You Should Know About

We’re riding out the gray and gloomy days of winter, and sunshine and hiking season seem all too far

Jan 10, 2017 : Chuck McKeever
Get The Gear

Get The Gear

I won't start hiking along the PCT until mid-to-late April, but there's already a lot to do to get r

Jan 10, 2017 : Abby King
Announcing: The Badger Sponsorship 2017

Announcing: The Badger Sponsorship 2017

Calling all 2017 AT, PCT, and CDT thru-hikers!!! The Trek wants to sponsor you! That's right- it

Jan 3, 2017 : Zach
Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

The following series on ultralight backpacking is brought to you by Some backpackers like to ke

Dec 26, 2016 : Caet Cash