Warner Spring Monty
Warner Springs Monty (Monty Tam) is the only hiker to ever thru-hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail with an average baseweight of under 5 pounds. He has 14,000 lifetime hiking miles with over 10,000 of those on the Pacific Crest Trail. His 2009 Pacific Crest Trail gear list included a Gossamer Gear SpinnTwinn tarp, NiteLight sleeping pad, Polycryo ground cloth, and a Mariposa™ Plus Backpack. At 8 pounds, he claims this is the most COMFORTABLE he has ever hiked on the PCT. He was the winner of the 2005 Gossamer Gear G-Force Contest. He has two gear lists available on our site.