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)
1 small fuel cannister
Gerber 4-inch stainless steel serrated knife
TP plus hand sanitzer
Biodegradable camp soap
Make shift first aid kit, somethings include: Ibuprofen, Neosporin, band aids, bleed stop, vitamins, sunscreen, Babywipes
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.
Trekking poles: Leki
Electronics: Headlamp, Phone, All the chargers, Headphones, Extra AAA batteries
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