AZT Gear List

The gear list for the AZT hike is very similar to our AT gear list:


Shelter: NEMO Dagger 2 with Footprint– we don’t own a one-person tent so better stick with what I know.

Backpack: Osprey Ariel 65, will also bring pack cover just in case.

Sleeping pad: Therm-a-rest Z Lite (Zpad) only because weight was needed to be cut and I was concerned about rocks potentially popping an airpad. She was very sad to see her Big Agnes go.

Sleeping bags and liners: Nemo 15 degree bag with liner for the cold nights at elevation.

Clothing: 2 sets hiking clothes/socks, sleeping clothes/socks, sun sleeves, sun hat, EMS 600 fill down jacket, OR down hat and gloves, rain coat (more to use as a layer).

Shoes: Altra Timps with DirtyGirl gaiters and crocs for camp.

Cookware: Jetboil Flash cooking system

Snowpeak Titanium double wall mug (14 oz)

Snowpeak Titanium spork

1 small fuel cannister




Gerber 4-inch stainless steel serrated knife

TP plus hand sanitzer

Biodegradable camp soap

Bic lighter


Make shift first aid kit, somethings include: Ibuprofen, Neosporin, band aids, bleed stop, vitamins, sunscreen, Babywipes

Toothpaste/ toothbrush

Nail clippers


Water filtration: Four one-liter Smartwater bottles. The threaded platypus hoser tube will connect onto a Smartwater bottle.  Sawyer Squeeze (we opted for this since it’s only 1 person versus 2 and the gravity filter was starting to have issues with air bubbles in the tube).


Will mostly consist of tortillas, pasta sides, ramen, instant potatoes, cheese, peanut butter, oatmeal, poptarts granola bars, mountain house meals when available, coffee and lots of electrolyte mixes.

Two loksaks.

Trekking poles: Leki

Electronics:  Headlamp, Phone, All the chargers, Headphones, Extra AAA batteries

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