These are my top 3 favorite pieces of hiking gear at the moment. In this video I give y’all specs and reasons to buy.

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Katadyn BeFree 1L :

Katadyn BeFree .6L:

HydroPak Soft Flask:


CNOC 2L bag:

CNOC 3L bag:

Patagonia Houdini:


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Sony A7iii
Tripod – Joby Gorilla Pod
External Mic – Rode

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a little about me~ wife first, adventurer second! I have thru hiked the Appalachian Trail and Mountains-To-Sea Trail. I am the fastest person to ever hike the Mountains-To-Sea Trail spanning the length of North Carolina. 1175 miles in 29 days! I enjoy creating wanderlust content and trail running!
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