This is the gear I’ll be using on the Pacific Crest Trail starting around May 15th, all together a 6.6lb base weight. The trail is 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, across the state of California, Oregon, and Washington. I am starting a bit later than typical to avoid snow and colder temperatures, allowing me to carry less gear, and hike a bit faster more comfortably. At this point I have hiked a fair amount and am very comfortable with what I use. So lets take a quick peek!

My gear for the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail

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2021 Pacific Crest Trail Gear List

Packing

  •      11.4oz – Backpack – Pa’lante V2
  •      1oz – Pack Liner – Trash bag
  •      0.5oz – Ziploc – For small items

Sleeping

Water / Eating

  •      2.4oz – Water Bottles – Cheap 1L x4
  •      1oz – Food Bowl – Peanut Butter Jar
  •      0.8oz – Food bagSea to Summit 15L Stuff Sack
  •      0.2oz – SpoonPlastic // Cut down
  •      2.4oz – Water FilterAquamira // Repackaged

Clothing (Carried)

Miscellaneous

  •      0.8oz – KnifeSwiss Army Classic
  •      0.45oz – TrowelDeuce of Spades
  •      0.3oz – ID & Credit Card – In Ziploc
  •      0.4oz – LighterMini Bic
  •      0.2oz – Toothpaste – Travel Sized
  •      2g – ToothbrushBamboo // Cut down
  •      0.2oz – CompassSuunto Tiny Clip On
  •      0.3oz – LeukotapeFor Blisters
  •      0.4oz – Chafe CreamBody Glide
  •      0.1oz – Lip BalmTiny
  •      1oz – Sunscreen30SPF
  •      0oz – Dental FlossPlastic Toothpick
  •      0.3oz – Ibuprofen
  •      0oz – Safety Pin

Electronics

  •      0.6oz – FlashlightRovyvon Aurora A5x
  •      5.3oz – Cell PhoneGoogle Pixel
  •      12.8oz – External Battery – Ravpower PD Pioneer 20,000mAh 60w
  •      2.9oz – Wall Charger – Ravpower PD Pioneer 30w 2-Port
  •      0.4oz – Headphones Skull Candy // Cheap
  •      0.8oz – USB Cords – 3′ / 10″

Camera

  •      10.4oz – CameraSony ZV-1
  •      1.4oz – TripodPedco Ultrapod
  •      0.1oz – Memory Card128gb // Spare
  •      0.1oz – Micro Fiber Cloth

Total baseweight of pack (the weight without food, water, or fuel)

  •  6.6 lbs

Clothing (Worn)

Occasionally during this hike I will also need a bear can in the sierra, and a bug head net. Nothing else should change.

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