Tag Archives: trail running


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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ONE SMALL STEP | My First Solo Backpacking Trip

In June I ventured out into California’s Desolation Wilderness on my first solo backpacking trip. As someone who loves spending time in nature so much, it was hard to believe that at age 28, I was just now going on my first solo overnight in the wild. Why can it sometimes be so challenging to make space for this kind of adventure? As I moved through this incredibly beautiful landscape, that is the question I found myself […]

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Essential Minimalist Hiking Gear

Ok, you guys asked for it, so here it is – our complete hiking gear breakdown! We tend to focus on minimalist (often ultralight) hiking gear, so in this video we’re showing you our must-have items for out on the trails. This includes our hiking shoes (hiking boots, trail running shoes, climbing shoes/approach shoes), hiking apparel (favorite hiking pants/trail running tights, windbreakers/rain jackets, gaiters, hiking socks), Adam’s ultimate trail running vest, and more technical hiking gear like […]

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