Lightweight Hiking Gear List

Lightweight Hiking Gear List

This is my complete Lightweight hiking Gear list. This gear list enables me to hike almost anywhere in the world in anything but the most extreme of weather. In the last 3 years I have hiked over 9000km and fee...
CDT hiking gear list

CDT Hiking Gear List

Here is my CDT hiking gear list for my 2016 hike of the Continental Divide Trail. Shelter + Pack + Sleep System Nemo Hornet 1 Person Tent- 850 Gram Osprey Packs Exos 48- 900 grams (minus the brain ...

PCT Day 143 A day with no rain!

  7th September 2015 Mileage 25.8 Vista Creek (2544.8) to Cedar Camp (2570.6) Miles to Canada 89.5 (144km) I was too tired to get moving in the morning. I was motivated but my body is just so worn...

PCT Day 139 Camping in Snow

  3rd September 2015 Mileage 12.2 Ridgecamp (2463.9) to Stevens Pass (2476.1) Miles from Canada 184 (296km) I woke to a thick white insulating layer of snow on my tent. I was much warmer with the ...

PCT Day 135 Hiking in Rainstorms 

  30th August 2015 Mileage 25.9 Bushcamp (2376.0) to Snoqualamie Pass (2401.9) Miles to Canada 258.2 (415km) The intermittent rain woke me numerous times during the night. When morning dawned I co...

PCT Day 134 The Calm before the storm

  29th August 2015 Mileage 30.6 Bushcamp (2345.4) to Bushcamp (2376.0) Miles to Canada 284.1 (457km) Less than 300 miles to Canada. The end seems so close. Already I'm starting to think I'm going ...

PCT Day 132 White Pass

  27th August 2015 Mileage 26 Lutz Lake (2290.7) to Bumping River (2316.7) Miles to Canada 343.4 (552km) Yesterday was so smokey, yet this morning was crystal clear. Who'd of picked it. No smoke, ...

PCT Day 128 Mimosas 

  23rd August 2015 Mileage 21.1 Roadside Camp (2205.8) to Mosquito Creek (2226.9) 'Mimosas', was the call at about 9am. 'Who wants a mimosa'. I'd never heard of a mimosa until recently. I was hande...
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PCT Day 118 The Lava Fields 

  13th August 2015 Mileage 31.5 (50.7) Bushcamp (1966) to Bushcamp (1997.5) Of all my 118 days on the PCT this would rate as one of my best days. For it is not everyday that I hike among volcanoes ...
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PCT Day 112 Smashing Miles

  7th August 2015 Mileage 31.9 (51.3km) Christi's Spring (1792.1) to Bushcamp (1824) The trail provided little inspiration today. The inevitable let down from the great day yesterday. There were sm...