Gear Picks: Clothing Worn

What to Wear: Clothing While Hiking (2nd in a 5-part Series on Gear Picks) Before my first thru-hike, I bought exactly one item of clothing brand new. I still have that item (a dress!) and it will be with me for many trips to come. Everything else was bought earlier, …

Gear Series: The Big Three

The Big Three: Tent, Pack, Sleep (First in a 5-part Series on Gear Picks) When I finally set out on my first thru-hike, I had a base weight of 12lbs. Not bad. Definitely not super ultra light (SUL). Heck, it’s not even technically “ultralight” which needs to be under 10lbs. …