The right rain gear for a thru-hike is important, but it can be difficult to strike the right balance between weight, function, and cost.
Check out all the gear we'll be carrying with us over the next five months as we walk along the divide.
If you’ve ever gone backpacking with your significant other, you might have noticed that sleeping systems designed for two are hard to find. Enter the Exped Synmat Hyperlite Duo.
We’ve had a busy week! I finally got around to sewing my backpack for the CDT! I really enjoyed my Ray-Way pack on the PCT last summer, so I decided to make another one for the CDT, this time a …
As we prep for our CDT start in just 2 months, we’ve been seriously overhauling our gear. I’ll have a full gear list up once everything is finalized and weighed out, but for now, here are some of the gear …
Make any size stuff sack with a rectangular bottom, flat-felled seams, and drawstring closure.
Step-by-step photo tutorial to make your own ultralight hiking gaiters.