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 Gear Review

CDT Gear Review A complete CDT gear review for my 2016 Thru Hike of the Continental Divide Trail. My base weight was around 6kg (13lb), but this depended on where I was hiking. When hiking in the snows of Co...

CDT Day 9 Silver City equals Pizza

26th April 12 miles (19.3km) Silver City Highway Camp (149.4) to Silver City (161.4) Silver City I had a dream last night. I was hiking across Antarctica. Two penguins were following me. Every time I looked ...

CDT Day 8 Gorge Walking Road Walking

25th April 22.4 miles (36km) Roadside Camp (127) to Highway Camp (149.4) I woke to the yelping calls of the nearby coyotes. But I was still tired, very tired. I had to force myself out of the warmth of my sle...
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 b...
Resupply on the CDT

Resupply on the CDT

My resupply on the CDT. It's a rough draft and subject to so much change that I think it will be impossible to follow. I choose to resupply in towns where possible. Luckily I'm not a fussy eater. I can put up w...

Hiking the CDT

In exactly one month from now I'll be hiking the CDT, also known as the Continental Divide Trail. I'll be hiking northbound from New Mexico to Montana. It is known as one of the hardest thru hikes in the world....

Tips for Hiking the PCT

Here are my tips for hiking the PCT. If I were to hike the PCT again I would not change much but here is what I would do differently Tips for Hiking the PCT- Why I Hiked the PCT This is the most important que...
Pct Gear review

Thru Hiking PCT Gear Review

My PCT gear review is an honest report on how I thought my gear performed while hiking the PCT. PCT Gear Review Shelter - PCT Gear Review Tent - Big Agnes - Fly Creek Ul 2P- 1050 Gram - I started with this ...