Choosing the right overnight backpacking gear for yourself can be a struggle. Strive to find that balance of cost, weight, and comfort. Gear is a very personal thing and there is no magic gear list. I’ve had 4.5 years of backpacking to dial in my gear list and I still tweak it each year depending … Continue reading “Wired’s Gear List for a Thru-Hike”
This is hiker Philip Werner’s summer gear list is designed for backpacking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains on trips lasting from 1-4 days in length. Summer temperatures can range from 30 to 100 degrees fahrenheit, depending on weather conditions and elevation. Wind chill and hypothermia are serious risks year round, particularly above treeline. The terrain … Continue reading “Philip’s White Mountains Gear List”
This gear list was contributed by Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Julie ‘Stopwatch’ Urbanski, a Triple Crowner who has traveled through much of the U.SA. Author of three books.
This gear list was contributed by Trail Ambassador Dave “Lucky” Brunstein who leads about 20 hikes per year for the Arizona based Backpacking, Canyoneering, and Hiking Club (BCH).