Kayla’s Appalachian Trail Gear List

This is a comprehensive list of gear that I am currently carrying with me on the Appalachian Trail. I am reassessing a few of my choices though. Therefore, this list is subject to change. Keep checking back to see how I mold my backpacking gear to my own hike.

Gear List:


  • iPhone
  • iPad Mini (a single lightning cord and USB square for both)
  • Keyboard Case
  • Keyboard Case Charger


  • Wet Wipes
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap (Dr. Bronners)
  • Headache Medicine
  • Glucosamine and ACE Bandages (bad knees)
  • Razor
  • Diva Cup

Food (3-7 days at a time)
Water (1 liter at a time)

Our gear video:

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