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HIking Packing List - 10 Essentials Every Hiker Needs

Packing List: 10 Essentials Every Hiker Needs

The 10 Essentials aren’t just random pieces of gear in your pack that add weight. They serve a very important purpose – to ensure safe travel in the backcountry and to help save lives in emergency situations. Before you step foot on any trail, whether it be for a day hike, overnight backpacking trip or a long-distance thru-hike, make sure you have the 10 Essentials packed in your pack.  Read more…

What Am I Bringing With Me On the PCT?

It’s now less than two days before I start my thru-hike on the PCT. All of my emotions have been bubbling up to the surface over the last week – excitement, fear, nerves and anticipation. It’s crazy to think all of the planning, preparation, research, gear purchases and numerous training hikes has finally come to […] Read more…