PCT 2019: Gear List

Hey All!

So as I said in my last post, my mom and I are off in a few days to do our next leg on the PCT. I thought I’d come on here and give a little information on the different gear I’ll be taking, what my pack weighs, etc.

So I’ll start off with the gear I’ll be carrying. As my mom and I are going together, we have split up some of the weight, specifically for things we only need one of, for example our tent and stove. So if something isn’t mentioned in my personal gear list, it doesn’t mean I don’t have it, my mom is probably carrying it. At the end I’ll try to include everything she’s carrying, that we share, but I may forget some.

Let’s start! (I’ll be linking anything I can, but for some things I don’t remember the brand)

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PCT 2019 Gear List:

  1. Backpack: Osprey Exos 58
  2. Tent: Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 (2 person tent)
  3. Sleeping Bag: Kelty Comsicdown 20 degree bag
  4. Sleeping Pad: Klymit Insulated V Lite
  5. iPhone charger
  6. Garmin inReach Explorer (no longer sold, updated version available)
  7. Anker PowerCore 26800  and Anker PowerCore 20100
  8. iPhone camera Lenses: Telephoto 2x & Super-Wide Lens and Macro 7x + 14x
  9. Head Light (sorry no idea where I got this)
  10. Sunscreen: EiR NYC Surf Mud Sunscreen
  11. Micellar Eye wipes (for whole face)
  12. Body Wipes (can be any baby wipes)
  13. Toothbrush
  14. Toothpaste
  15. Toilet Paper
  16. Desitin
  17. Burt’s Bees Chapstick
  18. Lotion (that can be used on both face and body)
  19. Hiking Shirt: Columbia Silver Ridge Lite Shirt (I believe)
  20. Hiking Shorts: REI Co-op Active Pursuits Shorts
  21. Darn Tough Hiker No Show Socks
  22. ExOfficio Underwear
  23. Merino Wool Sleeping Shirt (long-sleeved)
  24. Merino Wool Base Layer sleeping leggings
  25. Rain Jacket: Mammut Gortex (no longer available? Similar to this)
  26. Frogg Togg Rain Pants
  27. Buff
  28. Sunglasses
  29. Sawyer Squeeze Filtration System
  30. Nuun
  31. Lighter
  32. Poncho
  33. Safety Blanket
  34. Trekking Poles

That’s it guys! I linked everything I could, and some of those could be off but they are close in price and design to what I actually have. My mom is carrying our stove and first aid kit, but other than that, I think I have everything. I also have included pictures of all of my gear laid out for reference. That’s all for now but I’ll be back in two weeks with pictures and stories from our trip!

P.S Here is a picture of some of the food we are taking with:

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