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Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

The weeks and months leading up to the start of any long-distance hike seem never-ending.  In an effort to feel connected or get some sort of accomplishment people will obsess...

Apr 16, 2018 : Dylan Tonkin
Our 2016 Backpacker’s Holiday Gift Guide: $200 and Up

Our 2016 Backpacker’s Holiday Gift Guide: $200 and Up

Make no mistake, backpacking is expensive. We've published plenty of money-saving posts (before and during your hike), but sometimes you have to bite the bullet and shell out the big...

Dec 13, 2016 : The Editors
Gear Review: Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Vest

Gear Review: Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Vest

Many thru-hike gear lists don't include a vest, but maybe they should. I tested out the Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Vest in 45-70 deg F Colorado during October, which involves...

Oct 21, 2016 : James Cape
Review: Montbell Convertible Rain Jacket and Pants

Review: Montbell Convertible Rain Jacket and Pants

The good part about hiking through three days of persistent rain is that it grants ample opportunity to learn the efficacy of your rain gear. This is precisely the hand I was dealt when...

Aug 5, 2016 : Zach
Gear Review: Montbell Torrent Flier Jacket

Gear Review: Montbell Torrent Flier Jacket

Over the past so many years I have bought a new rain jacket pretty much every year.  I typically spend about $100 on a lightweight waterproof rain jacket.   Thinking I have gotten my...

Dec 31, 2015 : Dylan Tonkin
Gear Review: Montbell EX Light Down Anorak

Gear Review: Montbell EX Light Down Anorak

In my world there are 2 seasons.  Hoodie season and not hoodie season.  Hoodies are probably the most comfortable garment most of us have encountered.  Living in PA I have...

Oct 14, 2015 : Dylan Tonkin