Note: this article originally appeared on The Trek, which you can read here. Packit Gourmet started as a way to feed Debbie and Jeff Mullins's family during outdoor adventures. They then turned their backcountry culinary skills into a family-owned and operated business. They sell backpacking meals out of their family home near Austin, TX. Details Price: Meals range … Continue reading Food Review: Packit Gourmet Homemade Backpacking Meals
I like to joke that I have Hobbit feet (minus the hair, luckily), because I have feet that are very small, but extremely wide. This was only emphasized on my PCT hike because hiker feet expand as a result of the absurd quantity of time that you spend walking. So keep that in mind as … Continue reading Darn Tough vs. Injinji Toe Socks [Gear Review]
To start off feet week, I'm going to repost my Altra Lone Peak review. Your feet are your most important tool for hiking long distances, so it seemed like the best place to start. Taking care of your feet is essential, and one part of that is choosing the right shoe for the job. I … Continue reading Walking a (Thousand) Miles in My Shoes
This week I am going to be talking about feet! There is lots to consider about taking care of your feet, so I have a whole week of posts including gears reviews and advice. The schedule is below, and I'll update this page with links to each post as they are completed. Monday … Continue reading Announcing: Feet Week
I spent a lot of time considering what pack I wanted to bring on my PCT hike. The Granite Gear Crown2 seemed like an excellent compromise between weight, comfort, and economy.
Let's talk about feet! My next gear review post is a long distance hiking shoe review. Altra Lone Peak 3.0.
The day after bagging my first peak on the Pacific Crest Trail, my sleeping pad acquired a slow leak. I didn't realize until I woke up in the middle night flat on the rocky ground and wildly uncomfortable. I re-inflated it, only to wake up a little later on the ground again. I got next to … Continue reading Sleeping System – Gear Review