Throughout the The Project and on other adventures I have learned many lessons. What works, what doesn’t, which items are must haves, which I absolutely don’t need and other valuable lessons. I also learned the most bikepacking gear is just like what you take hiking, you just carry it differently.
Every adventurer or weekend warrior has a love affair with gear. We love to talk about it, research it, buy/sell it and most of all use it! Over the years I have owned my fare share. Every time I go on a new adventure I replace something. It’s a revolving door of sorts, as none of us starts as an expert. We learn as we go and refine out set up.
I have taken the time to put what I used and learned during my many bikepacking trips and my Triple Crown in the pages below. Keep reading to find out my Pros/Cons, What worked and didn’t, and what I would do differently next time.