Another AT Gear List
Prior to officially deciding I would attempt to thru hike the Appalachian Trail, I was the proud owner of a ginormous REI pack, a hefty REI tent, and a youth North Face sleeping bag that had wrongly been stored in a stuff sack for as long as I can remember. These pieces of gear came into my possession courtesy of Santa Claus during my younger years as a cub scout and boy scout.
I knew, however, this gear would not get me to Maine. I found a fun, well-paying job during the summer of 2021, knowing that most of what I made would be set toward the gear fund. But I knew next to nothing about anything having to do with gear made after 2010. So I went to work researching, buying, and testing. I now have a relatively lightweight kit made up of some really quality pieces of gear.
= 2.17 lbs
- Extra room for activities for me and space for Katie when she visits
4 Gossamer Gear Stakes (Corners)
2 TOAKS V Stakes (Main Lines)
4 TOAKS Hook Stakes (Bathtub Floor)
- Because I like it looking all taut and pretty
- Is it Tyvek? I think so. Did I pull a scrap piece of whatever it is from the mud at a construction site near my house? Maybe.
= 2.19 lbs
- 20 Degree
= 2.68 lbs
2 Smart Water Bottles
Mini BIC Lighter
- I bought a handful of Mountain House meals to be shipped to me because the chicken legs need all the calories they can get
- Blue because I want to make sure I can never tell which one is mine
Anker Essential 20,000
Anker 32W Charging Block
Charging Cables Cables
- Had to take a detour to Leadville during a recent family vacation
Hygiene / First-Aid / Repair
Anti Diarrheal Meds
Extra Sawyer O Rings
Notebook & Pen
= 0.71 lbs
Base Weight (Cold) = 15.5
Base Weight (Warm) = 13.5
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