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Forrest "Freshie" Hicks
Country: United States
Begins: Jul 15, 2013
Date: Sat, Aug 13th, 2011
Start: Washougal, WA
End: Washougal, WA
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Pacific Crest Trail Map
Trying to go on the cheap isn't as easy as I thought. Clothes on the cheap are easy, it's the actual gear. AND FOOD. Here is one of my 'estimated' gear lists:
CLOTHES (worn during daytime):
Coldpruf Men's Lightweight Enthusiast Crew Shirt - 5 oz.
Coldpruf Men's Lightweight Enthusiast Bottoms - 5 oz.
Wigwam Merino Wool Comfort Hikers Socks - 0.5 oz.
Columbia Mountain Fleece Jacket - 16 oz.
Campmor Men's UPF 50+ Convertible 2-in-1 Travel Pants - 14.25 oz.
Columbia Watertight Jacket - 17 oz.
Cabela's Backcountry Hikers - 3 lbs.
Subtotals: 5.71 lbs.
CLOTHES (extra to be carried in pack):
Coldpruf Men's Lightweight Enthusiast Crew Shirt (1 pair) - 5oz.
Coldpruf Men's Lightweight Enthusiast Bottoms (1 pair) - 5oz.
Wigwam Merino Wool Comfort Hikers Socks (1 pair) - 0.5oz.
Campmor Cascade II Rain Pants - 9.8oz.
Subtotals: 1.08 lbs.
High Sierra Sentinel 65 Internal Frame Pack - 5.51 lbs.
Eureka Solitaire Tent - 3 lbs. 4 oz.
Slumberjack Ultimate 20 Degree Thermotlite Extreme Sleeping Bag - 3 lbs.
Military Sleeping Pad/Bag Cover - 1 lb.
Subtotals: 12.91 lbs.
AGS Esbit Stove/Cookset - 19.78 oz.
Esbit Fuel Tablets - Light.
Sierra Cup - 3 oz.
MSR Sweetwater Micro-Filtration System - 11 oz.
Germicidal Tabs - Light.
Spork(s) - 0.3 oz.
Subtotals: 2.13 lbs.
10 Essentials - 2 lbs.
First Aid Kit - 1 lb.
Subtotals: 3 lbs.
T O T A L W E I G H T :
(est.) 19.12 lbs.
The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650-mile national scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington. The PCT traverses 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas and 7 national parks. The PCT passes through 6 out of 7 of North Americas ecozones. Learn more: www.pcta.org