Gear Lists

One Week Out – Colorado Trail Gear List

One Week Out – Colorado Trail Gear List

I'll admit, I turned into a real gear nerd this time around. I was not this detailed with my gear list on the AT, but the deeper I dive into...

Jun 29, 2021 : Kaylin
Let’s Talk Gear

Let’s Talk Gear

Any section of the Appalachian Trail will require its own combination of gear, however, a southbound hike beginning in June will throw both humid days and chilly nights in my...

May 27, 2021 : Ellie Tillma
2021 AT Gear List: My Top Five Before the Trail

2021 AT Gear List: My Top Five Before the Trail

I'm totally the person who has spent hours reading through others gear lists. I have probably spent too much precious  toilet time stressed out comparing and wondering why someone chose...

Mar 4, 2021 : A Wild Jocelot
2021 NOBO AT Thru-Hiker’s Gear List

2021 NOBO AT Thru-Hiker’s Gear List

Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? I've got gadgets and gizmos a-plentyI've got whozits and whatzits galore. Quick stats for "Big Three" and...

Jan 19, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
Appalachian Trail Gear List for Older Hikers (Beginner-Friendly)

Appalachian Trail Gear List for Older Hikers (Beginner-Friendly)

Meet my stepmom, Nora. She’s loved hiking all her life and has dreamed about hiking the Appalachian Trail since she was in her 20s. Now at the age of 60...

Jan 8, 2021 : Jen Datka
Gear Suggestions for an Appalachian Trail Winter Thru-Hike

Gear Suggestions for an Appalachian Trail Winter Thru-Hike

If you have your sights set on a thru-hike, section hike, or even just an overnight on the AT this winter, this article will help you figure out what to...

Nov 18, 2020 : Eloise Robbins
What to Pack for Te Araroa: Gear 101

What to Pack for Te Araroa: Gear 101

New Zealand's Te Araroa is a trek like no other and it's important to know what gear is essential and what should be left behind.

Nov 12, 2020 : Danny Strayer
Te Araroa Gear List

Te Araroa Gear List

On the eve of my Te Araroa hike across New Zealand, I take stock of my gear and ponder the journey that is to come.

Nov 1, 2019 : Danny Strayer
Badger’s Long Trail Gear List

Badger’s Long Trail Gear List

After hiking an 80-mile section of the AT, the first 30% of the Oregon Coast Trail, a 100-mile section of the CDT (which was supposed to be the Pfiffner Traverse),...

Sep 6, 2019 : Zach
Baby’s Wind River Gear List: High Elevation, Potential Snow

Baby’s Wind River Gear List: High Elevation, Potential Snow

I'm heading out to the Wind River Range for a figure-eight traverse of the High Routes, putting together a combination of Andrew Skurka’s 100-mile route, and Adventure Alan’s 70-mile route,...

Aug 12, 2019 : Effie Drew