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PCT Day 1: Campo to Hauser Canyon

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Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Brutal Week Prepping and Moving for My 2016 PCT Thru The Last week has easily been one of the hardest ways I can remember my adult life. Moving was extremely tough and I was very sick with a virus but still had […]

Leave No Trace 7 Principles Series

Leave No Trace Seven Principles

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking As more and more people discover the beauty of the outdoors and getting outside, it’s more important than ever that we observe the Leave No Trace 7 Principles and concepts. The overriding concept in these principles is pretty simple, do your best […]

Backpacking Base Weight: Why It’s the Only Metric That Matters

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Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Why Is Base Weight A Superior Metric to Total Pack Weight? I’ve noticed some discussions online about pack weight were comparing pack weight with consumables, which are food, fuel and water. This can be misleading for a handful of reasons. When comparing or […]

Pacific Crest Trail Snow Travel Basics

Pacific Crest Trail Snowcups

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking The following is information was provided by Ned Tibbits, of Mountain Education, a leading snow school for PCT thru hikers and backpackers alike.  Yearly weather patterns in regard to snow on the PCT determine how much snow thru-hikers will PCT Snow Travel Basics […]

Cottage Industry and Traditional Backpacking Gear Directory

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Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike Planning Resources

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a hiking trail that runs 2,650 miles (4,265 kilometers) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. The PCT covers the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges and includes deserts, glacial valleys, forests and more. Pacific […]

Pacific Crest Trail 2016 Gear List

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Items that stricken out were deemed unnecessary or unworthy and may have a replacement version below them. Stricken items weights and costs are not reflected in the totals. Costs do not including shipping or sales tax but do reflect the discounted price I paid if […]

My Fears Going Into My First Thru Hike on the Pacific Crest Trail

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking I’m Going to Thru Hike The Pacific Crest Trail! Wait, What? Up until two weeks ago, I had no plans regarding thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. It had not crossed my mind in any way, shape or form. Perhaps one day, I always […]

Alpine Science Trucker Hats Have Arrived!

Alpine Science Trucker Hat

Keto & Ultralight Backpacking Gear & Technique Gear Companies Gear Lists Keto Backpacking Alpine Science trucker hats are on point and on sale! Alpine Science trucker hats are here! http://bit.ly/1Nb0Y3J #truckerhat #summer #love #backpacking #alpinescience #hats #awesome #supbrah? A photo posted by Alpine Science (@alpinescience) on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:39pm PDT