Author: Kim Vawter

Kim is a former principal who quit her job to solo hike all 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. In other words…she’s a badass. She currently lives in Santa Barbara where she is practicing yoga, whipping up some tasty vegetarian food, and working as a guide leading kayaking, hiking, and biking. At Bearfoot Theory, she runs our editorial calendar, and helps us deliver top-notch goods. Follow Kim on Instagram.
Full Pacific Crest Trail Gear List for 2023

Full Pacific Crest Trail Gear List for 2023

Looking for lightweight backpacking gear recommendations? Start with this complete Pacific Crest Trail gear list that includes every single item I packed for a 5-month thru-hike from Mexico to Canada.