Backpacking Resources

GEAR CHECKLISTS:

BACKPACKING GEAR TO BUY OR RENT

FOOD

FOOD RELATED

*Products I have tried and can vouch for

FOOD LOCKER LOCATIONS-SIERRA NEVADA

BACKPACKING FORUMS

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

FIRST AID & HEALTH

MAP SOURCES

  • Tom Harrison Maps (waterproof topo maps and apps for California, also available on Amazon, ~$6-20 per map)
  • Halfmile’s PCT maps (free, downloadable, printable topo maps and apps for the entire PCT, broken down by section)
  • Sierra Mapper (free, printable, interactive topo map with route planning tools for the Sierra Nevada)
  • CalTopo (free, printable, interactive topo map with route planning tools for the lower 48 U.S.)
  • Wilderness Press Guidebooks

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