Gear List

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much gear for many reasons a post-hike pack load video

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris G.
Gear List for the AT

Gear List for the AT

WTF do I need? All the gear, no idea.  It turns out that planning a major expedition is not as easy as it seems when you can't physically touch or...

Sep 13, 2017 : Spuggy
Everything Wonderland

Everything Wonderland

I dusted off the old gear. My Salomons and trekking poles were caked with mud from taking them up Mount Leconte. My Sawyer Mini was in desperate need of backflushing....

Jul 17, 2017 : Jennifer Williams
AT SOBO Gear List

AT SOBO Gear List

The oft discussed gear list. Do you have all the lightweight items?  What was your budget?  Since my preparations began, I have been trying to balance lightweight with budget, taking...

Jul 16, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Badger’s Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

Badger’s Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

I'm leaving for Seattle in three days.  If all goes according to plan, I will be back sometime around Halloween.  Here's my full list of possessions (minus consumables) during that time. For

Jul 7, 2017 : Zach
The Final Haul

The Final Haul

And here it is. The final haul. I've been going back and forth with my gear, over and over again debating what I can leave behind and what I can...

May 26, 2017 : Emily Elizabeth
My Sleeping System: I Am Satisfied With Its Performance

My Sleeping System: I Am Satisfied With Its Performance

I recently upgraded my sleeping system. It now consists of four main components: a sleeping bag, a stuff sack that serves as a pillow, a sleeping bag liner, and a...

May 10, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Not So Ultralight, But Just Right

Not So Ultralight, But Just Right

As any potential thru hiker will tell you, researching and deciding on your gear is an absolute crazy endeavor. If I had a dime for every review I've read and...

Apr 12, 2017 : Barry Hudson
Aiming to be light, not ULTRA- Light

Aiming to be light, not ULTRA- Light

April 8th, 2017 When preparing for a big event people always want to cut weight( just ask Regina), and well I'm no different and I have two more days till...

Apr 8, 2017 : Maricruz Mosqueda
The Tortoise Shell of a PCT Thru-Hiker: The Gear List

The Tortoise Shell of a PCT Thru-Hiker: The Gear List

If you are anything like me, the words "gear list" have become a tingle-inducing guilty pleasure. These ubiquitous compilations of what future thru-hikers are planning to carry so as not to...

Apr 5, 2017 : Melanie Ottino