Pacific Crest Trail

The table and photos below show all the gear I think I would be taking on my Pacific Crest Trail hike.  By no means ultralight it is light weight and is gear that works for me. My average base weight will be around 11kg plus consumables (food, water, gas etc…)



Osprey Exos 58 pack

Sea to Summit 70Lt liner bag

Sea to Summit pack cover


Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo tent, 8 x stakes

Tyvek ground sheet



Western Mountainerring Ultralight down bag

Sea to Summit silk liner

Thermarest Neo Air xlite

Sea to Summit aero pillow



Sawyer squeeze filter

2 x Smartwater bottles

2 x platypus 2lt bladders for extra storage

Bottom of plastic bottle for water collection scoop



Macpac 700ml Titanium cook pot and lid

Long handled Ti spoon

Soto Ti stove head

Small gas canister

Home made pot cosy

Home made pouch cosy for commercial dehydrated food meals

Mini bic lighter


Food Storage:

Ursack, bear and rodent proof storage bag

Bear Canister for Sierra’s (Kennedy Meadows to South Lake Tahoe)


Rain gear:

Marmot precip jacket

Euroschrim flexlite umbrella

ULA rain skirt


Clothing worn:

Exofficio long sleeved shirt

Columbia zip off pants

Running shorts with liner

Injinji socks

Exofficio boxers

La Sportiva Wildcat trail runners

Leki corklite hiking poles (carried)


Clothing carried:

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer hooded down jacket

Ibex long sleeved thermal top

Ice breaker 150 thermal bottoms

Montane pertex wind shell

2 x Injinji socks

Spare pair exofficio boxers

Thinsulate gloves


Cold weather gear change outs for Sierra, Oregon and Washington

Polar fleece jumper


Long sleeve merino t-shirt

Sea to Summit Thermal Reactor liner (for Oregon / Washington)

Kathmandu NGX rain pants (for Oregon / Washington)

DD tarp, guylines for extra shelter



Apple iPad mini

Apple iPhone

Cables, wall chargers etc…

Garmin inReach Explorer

Ankar 20,000 powerbank

GoPro hero 4

Spare GoPro batteries

Canon camera