Tag Archives: Gear list

Spring/Fall Grand Canyon Backpacking List

Here’s my basic gear list for backpacking in the Spring and Fall in the Grand Canyon. I tweak the insulation layers depending on how close to summer I am and the weather forecast right before I leave.  I’ve provided measured … Continue reading

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Mike’s 2017 JMT Gear List – With Comments

Here’s my gear list for the presumably snowy and wet first-half-of-August 2017 JMT hike from Horseshoe Meadows to Happy Isles. (See more info and further thoughts on the trip.) This was a 14+ day trip, with one resupply at MTR. … Continue reading

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Some August 2017 JMT Conditions and Thoughts

Update: I now have a fuller report and pictures, and gear from the trip.   The following are a few quick thoughts which might help those leaving in the second half of August/September, based on my two-week NOBO trip the first … Continue reading

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