Check out this gear… in video form! Youtube!

Or the gear I used in 2016! Youtube! (4,800mi ECT 6lb gear list)

I started the Pacific Crest Trail only carrying 5lbs of gear on my back, which I intended to use nothing more for the next 4 months. Roughly I’ve used a similar kit for the last 7,000 miles of my hiking life, so feel comfortable talking about it.

2018 PCT Gear List

Total base weight of pack (the weight without food, water, fuel or worn clothing)

  •      5 lbs

Worn on my body: New Balance MT10v4 shoes, Sunday Afternoon Adventure Hat, short sleeve button up shirt, running shorts, Walmart nylon socks, LED flashlight necklace, Casio watch, and sunglasses.

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