Just Another Gear Post

I know, I know, another gear post. BUT if I don’t keep myself busy on my seven-hour flight from Boston to San Diego, I’ll just worry about my precious cargo that is now in the hands of Alaska Airlines.

OK, let’s get into it.

My Big Three

Honestly, I’m not terribly crazy about my pack. After hiking in the Whites all winter with my Ultimate Direction pack, this pack just feels stiff. I’m sure I’ll get used to it after a couple of days, though. Oh, Big Agnes. I love this tent. Easy to set up, super light, and incredibly roomy. Looking forward to many nights in this bad boy. This sleeping bag is the tits. Once I brought it home from REI, I laid in it in my living room for the remainder of the night. It’s 850-fill goose-down and oh so cozy.


Pretty straightforward. I got the larger pot because I read reviews that the 750ml pot holds two packages of ramen perfectly. You know, the important things. It was also important to me to have my coffee WITH my oatmeal. That’s why I’ve decided to bring the X-Mug.


  • Really Really Cool Hawaiian Shirt (worn)
  • Black Tank Top (worn)
  • Nike Running Shorts (worn)
  • Coros Apex 46mm (worn)
  • NorthFace Venture 2 Hardshell
  • Cotopaxi Fuego Puff
  • Injinji Socks x2
  • Exofficio Undies x2
  • Trucker Hat (worn)
  • Salomon Buff (worn)
  • Polarized Sunglasses with Croakies
  • Patagonia Capilene Shirt (sleep)
  • Smartwool 250 Base Layer Leggings (sleep)
  • Smartwool Socks (sleep)
  • Altra Lone Peak 4.0 (worn)
  • Sanuk Sandals
  • Outdoor Research Glove Liners
  • NorthFace Beanie
  • Cotopaxi Bataan Fanny Pack

Did I mention how cool my Hawaiian shirt is? Don’t worry, there will be plenty of pictures of this shirt on my Instagram here.

Other Stuff

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