Tag Archives: Uintas

Lightweight 5 day Backpacking Gear List | 13 Pound Gear List

I am headed out on a 5 day backpacking trip in the High Uintas Wilderness of Utah. Here is my backpacking gear load out for that 5 day trip. Waymark Gear Co: Sleeping Pad: Cook Pot: Stove: Water Bag: _____________________________________ SOME OF MY FAVORITE GEAR ITEMS: – Top Quilt: – Sleeping Bag: – Sleeping Pad: – Stove: – Shelter: – Water Filter: – Water Storage: – Cook Pot: – Pillow: – Backpack: – Kuiu Gear: I am […]

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Backpacking in a Monsoon, Episode Three: Egg Soup and Hiking the Loop

In this series, I decided to go backpacking despite a huge band of monsoonal moisture that was making its way through Utah at the end of July, 2021. The weather was moody, at times clear with sunny skies, at others a torrential downpour that made me question what I was thinking trying to camp in such conditions. This is episode three, which consisted of eating a pretty nasty breakfast, followed by a hike from Jewel Lake to […]

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