Some Love It and Some Hate It… PCT Gear List 2019

As promised we’ve compiled a list of all of our gear for anyone who cares! Hiking as a couple has allowed us to share certain items and split weight between two packs. Our sleep system and tent will be shared along with our cook set.

Our Big 3 Include:

Tent: Big Agnes UL2

Sleep System: Enlightened Equipments Accomplice 20 degree 2 person quilt and Exped Synmat Duo 2 person sleeping pad.

Packs: Gregory Octal 45 liter and Osprey Exos 58 liter

Electronics and Gadgets

-Anker Power Core 26800 with chords

-Cannon G9x Mark II Camera

-Camera Charger and Batteries (3)

-Casio Watch (Cody)

-Timex Watch (Kelsey)

-Black Diamond Headlamps

-Guthook Guides

-iPhone XR (1 each)

-Charging Blocks (3)

-FitBit Zip (Kelsey)


-Katadyn Be Free Water Filter (1 each)

-MSR Pocket Rocket w/ 2 liter pot

-Lighter (2)

-Platypus 1 liter (Cody 3, Kelsey 2 and a .75 liter clip on bottle)

-Sea to Summit Spork (Cody) and Spoon (Kelsey)

-Talenti Jar for cold soaking not pictured

-Smart Water bottles not pictured


Clothing on our Backs and in our Packs



Jacket-Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody

Rain Jacket- OR Helium 2

Mid-OR Deviator Hoody

Shirt- Columbia Titanium long sleeve/ Under Armour t-shirt.

Shorts- Under Armour running shorts

Leggings- Adidas

Hat- OR

Underwear- Exoficio

Socks- Injinji Mid-Weight Trail for hiking/ FITS crew for camp

Shoes- Altra Lone Peak 4 to start/ Altra Timp 1.5 after

Camp Shoe- Bedrock Sandals classics

Trekking Poles- Black Diamond

Buff- OR Echo Uber Tube


Jacket: OR

Rain Jacket: OR Helium

Mid: Melanzana

Shirt: OR Echo Hoody long sleeve/ Athleta t-shirt

Shorts: Nike Dry-Fit

Leggings: Adidas

Pants: Outeis (Amazon find)

Hat: Adidas

Underwear: Balance Tech (2)

Sports Bra: Under Armour (2)

Socks: Injinji Mid-Weight Trail for hiking/ Darn Tough for camp

Shoes: Brooks Cascadia 12 to start/ Altra Timps 1.5 after

Insole: Currex High Profile Run Pro

Camp Shoe: MET520 Amazon Water Shoe

Trekking Poles: Black Diamond



Rawlogy Cork Ball (to roll feet out and other tight muscles)

Yogis Pacific Crest Trail Handbook (cut in half)

Knife: Benchmade (Cody)

Med Kit: athletic tape, duck tape, ibuprofen, Trail Toes, sunscreen, zinc

Toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, chap stick

Ok, so that’s that! We’ve probably forgotten some items but you’ll never know! And now for final base weight! DRUM ROLL PLEASE!!!

Kelsey: 12.8 lbs. Cody: 13.6 lbs.

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