Gear for 2016 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike

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My Gear for 2016 A.T. Thru Hike

Below is a list of all the gear I plan to take with me on my thru hike.  I will update it in the future with more specific product info. I also included a YouTube link describing everything you see. It’s amazing all this crap fits in my pack with 3-5 days worth of food!

 

Backpack Gear…
Base Weight 12.5-14 lbs (depending on season)
Bacpack: REI Flash 45
   Pack cover ?
Tent: Zpacks Hexamid Solo Plus
Sleep Pad: Neo Air 3/4
Sleep Bag: Western Mountaineering Summerlite (32 degree)
Pillow: sea to summit
Stuff sacks (S-bag, 2xClothes, food)
Umbrella: Chrime Dome (attachment to pack)
Shovel: MSR snow stake
Boots: Ahnu Mendocino
Gaiters: Girly Gaiters
Socks (x2): Darn Tough
    1x Liner Sock?
Tshirt: 32 degree cool
Shorts: North Face
Baseball hat
Sunglasses
Zip pants: Arcteryx (full zip running)
Trek poles: Komperdell Vario 4
Hiking sleeves: Smart Wool
Leggings: Smart Wool
Down jacket: Montbell
Long sleeve thermal weight hoodie: MEC (send home by June?)
Long sleeve-capilene: Patagonia silk weight
2nd t-shirt: Icebreaker
Sleep socks: merino possum down blend
Camp shoes: Mizuno
Boxers: Patagonia Capilene
Rain pants: Berghaus paclite full zip  (send home by June?)
Rain jacket : Marmot
Rain skirt (polycro): homemade
Beanie: fleece
Eardband
Gloves: marmot liner
Waterproof Mit: Inov8
Buff/necker
sawyer filter
bleach drops
Water bottles: 2x Platypus, 1x Smart bottle
Hydration tube w/bottle adapter
Spoon, knife: lexan
Micro Pocket knife
Head lamp:  Mini Petzel
Bandana
Lighter/matches
-Fire starter ?
Bear- line
-Pipe cleaners (resupply)
Repair Tape
Velcro for gaiters
Needle/thread/floss
Handwarmers
-Head net (resupply)
Batteries: headlamp
Sharpie
Pen
Journal
Guidebook (1/4 at resupply)
Guthook download
Phone (camera)
Phone case -rainproof
Earbuds
Charge cord/plug
Battery backup/cords
Mini Tripod/Selfie stick /bluetooth
Sunscreen
-Bug dope (resupply)
Nail clippers (Nail File)
Chapstick
Tooth brush/ paste
  Deodorant ?
TP
Ear plugs
  -Sleep mask?
Neosporin
Advil / meds
Allergy meds
Wet wipes
Purel
Bandaids
Start Stoveless
(Stove / fuel)
(Pot)
(Cup)
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2 thoughts on “Gear for 2016 Appalachian Trail Thru Hike

    • You need to rethink priorities…no deodorant in the world will help me out after days of heat and humidity, and earplugs are essential (wind, rain, dogs, snoring folks in shelters).

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