Preparedness for the West Coast Trail hike is essential. Hikers need a packing list of the right gear, and enough food and water purification tablets to last up to a week.
Realize that you will have different personas on your backpacking trip: hiker, camper, explorer. Each one will need different clothing combos and techniques!
of mud, guts, and roots, these are the reflections of 5 people, looking back on their West Coast Trail experience in June 2016