#Gear Changes

Best in Slot:  Gear Changes for 2017

Best in Slot: Gear Changes for 2017

Is there an elusive list of best-in-slot backpacking gear? I'm going give you a glimpse into the full extent of my nerdity.  I realize those of you who read the...

Mar 16, 2017 : George Turner (Old Growth)
This is My Pack, There Are Many Like it But This One is Mine

This is My Pack, There Are Many Like it But This One is Mine

The Gear of All Gears So back in December I recived an email, I didn't realize this email would change my entire hike... I remeber filling out the 2016 Thru...

Feb 22, 2016 : Aaron Ibey
Three Trails, Three Setups: How my gear has changed over thru-hikes

Three Trails, Three Setups: How my gear has changed over thru-hikes

When getting ready for my first thru-hike, I did all the research I possibly could. As I started at the border of Mexico, I believed I had the absolute best...

Dec 9, 2015 : Shannon Goosebumps Roland
41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

It is now day 41.  We did about 50 miles in three days, and have rewarded ourselves with one night at the Super 8 in Erwin, TN. It is reflection...

Apr 16, 2015 : Sonia Button