All hikers could use simple cold soaking recipes, our options are full of taste while able to be carried in a simple ziplock bag on the trail!
What you need to worry the most about is something people pay little attention to, your feet, they will make or break you on your long distance hike.
Many people will look to find ultralight gear when they can, this is why Dyneema or cuber fiber is loved in the hiking world, it is waterproof and light!
Striving to drop weight from your backpack should be a key for all hikers as it helps you hike with less body stress, just be cautious in dropping too much!
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.
Finding a perfect jacket that will help you log miles is something many thru-hikers have issues with. The Torrid Apex from Enlightened Equipment is perfect!
Getting out into nature is amazing, but it always has possibilities of events beyond your control. What you can do but be properly prepared and ready.
Taking time off to thru-hike is a personal decision which will lead many to quit their jobs while selling off their possessions allowing them the ability.
When looking to travel through the United States you will have to make it through our TSA at the gates, they have been known to confiscate very liberally.
You are just getting yourself started when you look to a $100 tent, just beginning to explore your want to be in the outdoors and need a starter tent.
When you choose to start hiking the Pacific Crest Trail you want to start learning everything you can to make sure you are fully prepared!