Category Archives: Pacific Crest Trail 2016

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique

PCT Day 114: Donohue Pass to Tuolumne Meadows

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Foot Pain Yay. Not. Feet were feeling better today but still had some heal pain towards the end of the day. Had the best lunch, laundry and bath break ever though. Had the entire valley South of Tuolumne Meadows to myself with […]

PCT Day 113: Lakes and Babies in Ansel Adams National Forest

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking A New Approach to Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis Yesterday was my first day with my new more flexible shoes and since it was my first day out of town with a heavy pack and a later start after a burger at Red’s […]

PCT 2016: Gear List Changes and Updates

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking As I went into my first thru hike ever, I had quite a few experiments going on in terms of gear and strategy. These are the things that have and have not worked in my thru hike. Gear Sent Home (Not Used or Needed) Dutchware […]

PCT Day 105 – 111: Red’s Meadow to Mammoth Lakes

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking The Sierra Nevadas: You Ruthless and Beautiful Bitch! I came into Mammoth Lakes via Red’s Meadow tired, dirty and injured. My right heal bruising / plantar fasciitis has become a real issue. The first few days at the hostel I laid in bed all […]

PCT Day 101 – 103: Vermillion Valley Resort

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Change of Plans: Stopping off at Vermillion Valley Ranch Hadn’t planned on stopping here, but Kaya and Yukon made a great case for real food! Had a great time and met some awesome and weird people. Can’t say I’ve played slide on […]