The Helinox Chair Zero is a supremely small and lightweight chair. It changed my mind as to bringing a chair and allows me to sit anywhere I choose!
For 5+ months you will camping and moving city to city. Unless you are covered under your parent still then you will need to have some kind of safety net.
Making sure to drink enough water and not to start becoming dehydrated is super important when you are out on a hike as hydration is vital to success.
Cold soaking is a way to help you cut down on carrying extra weight by removing the heat from your pack, removing the stove, fuel, and cooking pot.
Jumping into hiker hunger and how you can work to manage and take control of it by the reigns and enjoy the feel of pushing your body to the limits!
Making the plunge to purchase your first ultralight tent comes with some caveats wher eyou want to consider your needs and the area you are heading.
When you want to start hiking and put in miles you need to monitor your base weight as this will be a key to your enjoyment along with successful trips!
Choosing to start a hike on the PCT is awesome, it takes supreme courage and belief in ones-self. This belief is what will carry you through the tough days.
You want to size your backpack to the task. You will be looking to carry this backpack over 2000 miles and over time it will wear on you and your body.
While for many it may take a little adjustment over the normal toilet paper use in a normal life, the pee rag is an amazingly helpful gear!
We will go into some more details about the different parts of the trails along with the states you pass through while attempting your AT through the hike.