Tag Archives: PCT

SIMPLE ULTRALIGHT THRU-HIKING GEAR LIST | (FROM 11KG to 4KG!)

In this video we go through our recent and now improved thru-hiking gear list that we have been working on over the last 12 months. We originally started the Appalachian Trail with a 10-13kg base-weight but after our short 8-day journey came to an end, we knew that we were carrying way too much stuff… We returned home in late March and began culling plenty of gear. We were able to test out some new gear throughout […]

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How to find people to go hiking and backpacking with? | Facebook, reddit, REI an more

Before we met, I remember that it was sometimes hard for me to convince some of my friends to hike with me, either because of interest in different things or simply because of different time schedules. I tried different ways to find people to hike with. Some of them are mentioned in this video: 1- Facebook Groups 2- Meetup Groups 3- REI classes and outings 4- Reddit communities 5- Make friends on the trail We are Habiba […]

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Planning Your First Overnight Backpacking Trip

If you’re thinking about giving backpacking a try then hopefully this video will help give you a clear plan (and a little push) to get out there and make it happen! Thank you for watching! PCT Gear Lists: Desert – Sierra Nevada – Cascade Range – AT Gear List: Take A Thru-Hike: Dixie’s How-To Guide for Hiking the Appalachian Trail (ebook): WAYS TO SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL & MY 2018 CDT THRU-HIKE: *Shopping on Amazon: (Just click the […]

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The 10 Essentials of Hiking

A Basic Backpacking series wouldn’t be complete without including a list of the 10 Essentials Of Hiking 00:36 Navigation 01:31 Sun Protection 02:09 Insulation 02:34 Illumination 02:51 First Aid 03:25 Fire 03:36 Repair Kit and Tools 03:57 Nutrition 04:17 Hydration 04:48 Emergency Shelter Essentials Playlist: Clothing: First Aid: CDT Gear List: Camera Gear Used: PCT Gear Lists: Desert – Sierra Nevada – Cascade Range – AT Gear List: Disclosure: There are Amazon Affiliate links in my gear […]

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Backpacking Gear I Regret Using

00:00 Hey y’all 00:20 Hiking Boots (Lowa) 01:44 Cheap Waterproof Gloves (Gas Station Mess) 02:57 Solar Panel Charger (SunTactics S5) 04:33 Therm-a-rest UberLite 06:59 Gear I Don’t “Regret” But Still Probably Won’t Use Again 07:08 Platypus Gravity Filter 08:48 Gaiters Camino Frances Gear List: CDT Gear List: PCT Gear Lists: Desert – Sierra Nevada – Cascade Range – AT Gear List: Homemade Wanderlust Merch: * I do NOT accept anything from gear companies. I do not do […]

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Hiking The Devil's Path Trail: Catskills 2-Day UL Backpacking Trip

Fresh off hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017, I decided to take on one of the most challenging East Coast hikes with my buddy Max: The Devil’s Path in the Catskills. I really wasn’t sure where I’d land in terms of mileage on such challenging terrain, so we decided not to take any chances and hiked it as a two-day trip. It turns out that East Coast hiking makes up for its unassuming altitude with by […]

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Pacific Crest Trail | Desert Hiking Tips, Skills, Advice & Hacks

The first 700 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) go through the desert environment of Southern California. This hot, dry, and challenging section can be a difficult start to the trail for hikers unaccustomed to desert hiking. I go over some tips and tricks I learned during my 2017 thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Use these hacks to improve your skills and hopefully you will really come to enjoy desert hiking. Instagram: www.instagram.com/timeforahike/ Website with […]

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5 Lessons I've Learned in 5 Years of Thru-Hiking

Stuff I Mentioned in this Video: AT 2015/2016 – CDT Section 2017 – PT 2018 – PCT 2018 – AZT 2019 – Get Exclusive Content & Support my 2020 GDT & CT Thru with a pledge as low as a $1/month – *** Gear Used to Shoot this Video! *** – Camera – Canon EOS R – – Lense – Canon EF 24 f/2.8 – – Sound – Rode Video Mic Pro+ – – TriPod – Targus […]

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NEW Backpacking Gear for 2021 – My Summer Thru-Hike

Stuff I Mention in this Video: Vargo V3 Pocket Cleats – Altra Lone Peak 5 – Bear Spray – Waymark Shoulder Pocket – LiteAF Hipbelt – Waymark ĒVLV – BeFree Filter – Sawyer Squeeze Filter – CNOC Vectorized 2L – Therm A Rest Uberlite – My New Favorite Hiking Shoe – 2021 Backpacking Gear List – Exclusive Content & BONUS Podcast – Outdoor Evolution – Theoutdoorevolution.com Get Exclusive Behind The Scenes Content, Unseen Trail videos, & Support […]

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I Tried Backpacking With Grandma Gatewood's Gear

00:00 Intro (Trivia – Grandma Gatewood Sang ‘America The Beautiful’ on Mt Katahdin After Completing the Appalachian Trail in 1955) 02:10 Grandma Gatewood’s Story 04:34 Old Man’s Cave 06:13 The “Gear” 10:31 Mistake At Ash Cave 15:24 Buckeye Trail 17:26 Heating Rocks To Sleep On 23:50 Overview of The Food 26:04 Update On Bag 29:04 Update on Clothing Grandma Gatewood Gear List: Grandma Gatewood Post-hike Gear Overview: Grandma Gatewood Statue Fundraiser: Budget Gear List: CDT Gear List: […]

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