When it comes to hiking gear, my personal philosophy is whatever helps you get outdoors.

Research, trial and error, and personal preference all factor into an ideal backpacking setup. With over 2,500 miles of hiking experience, gear is still one of my favorite topics.

Knowing where to shop and if you’re getting a good deal are often the first barriers to entry. Gear evolves every season and you can shuffle through many pieces over the course of your hiking endeavors. Here I’ll share my gear lists, the best places to shop, and secrets to getting the best deal.


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