Backpacking

With this post, I am going to go through everything that I think someone should have in their pack for hiking the WCT. At some points, I will provide recommendations for specific brands and models of gear that I think stand above the competition. I hiked the West Coast Trail (WCT) in July of 2018. …

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Food can really make or break a trip and the West Coast Trail (WCT) is no exception. Great meals will keep you energized and increase morale. In my opinion, the keys to successful food planning are: Make sure you have enough (but not too much). Have lots of flavour. Keep things convenient. Keep it light. …

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Let me start off by saying that this is a system that works well for me and has for many of the people I hike with. Depending on where you’re hiking and your priorities, you may need to go with a different system. Treating water is essential to avoid getting sick from parasites, bacteria, and …

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