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Brian Gass
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Day 10- 21: Idyllwild to Hiker Heaven
Apologies to the five people that read my blog; 12 days and 274 miles have passed with no update. Wonderful, exciting, and gay things have happened, are happening, and will happen, but finding the time and energy to write them down has escaped me. For one, ...

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Complete PCT Gear List:
I have spent months researching and selecting the gear for my PCT thru-hike. Here is the complete list of every single piece of gear and its weight and msrp cost. Some of the gear is used, purchased with a pro-deal, split with a friend(the tent), or was a g...

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Resupply Strategy-14 Days Out!!
Hiking the the Pacific Crest Trail requires 20 or more resupply stops that are spread 4-8 days apart. Many of the resupply points are small towns that run close to the PCT(usually require hitchhiking to get to) and most have grocery stores that provide all ...

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A bear here, a bear there, hungry bears everywhere!
What's big, hates surprises, stinky, hairy, hungry, 230lbs and stands over 6 foot on its hind legs? Me, after a week in the backcountry, or a common black bear.  The spot of my first black bear bear in-counter Bears are far from the most dangerous thing on ...

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Stacks on Pawpaw!
Yesterday, I received my first sponsorship package from Lucas' Pawpaw! They pulled through with over $300 of their magical Papaya ointment; shipped directly from their Brisbane Australia factory. Can't wait to put their product to the test on the trail; thi...

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Basic Information on the Pacific Crest Trail
The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,650 mile contiguous path that runs from Mexico to Canada over the ridge of the Sierras. About 300 people attempt to thru-hike the trail yearly, mostly starting at the southern terminus in the month of April. The trail starts i...

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Why "Hike on the Good Foot"?
I made a short video that explains my skin disease(Ichthyosis) and why I am raising funds and awareness to support those affected by it. For more information and a place to donate please follow the link below. Brian's Pacific Crest Trail Thru-hike for Ichth...

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Ultra-light Backpacking for Beginners
Now that the sappy inspirational post is out of the way and my blog is looking all sorts of good, LET'S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS. If you are already familiar with the basics of Ultra-light Backpacking, now would be the time to stop reading and look for entertai...

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28 Days Out: Eating, sleeping, training, and getting nervous
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