GEAR

DAILY HIKING ATTIRE:

●Patagonia Capilene TW Zip-Neck Baselayer
●Patagonia Nano Puff Vest
●Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
●Purple Rain Skirt
●Under Armour Coldgear Tights (These tights hiked the AT ten years ago! Yes, I’ve washed them since then.)
●Patagonia R3 Fleece (For when it’s really cold.)
●Patagonia Crossover Bra (Sadly a discontinued model.)
●New Zealand Merino wool/Possum fur neck gaiter
●Point6 Merino Wool Crew Sock-Trail Series (1 pair)
●Patagonia MW Hiking Crew Sock (1 pair)
●Salomon X-Ultra Mid 2 GTX Hiking Boot, Oboz Phoenix Mid BDry
●Baseball Cap

SHELL/INSULATION:

●Patagonia Refugitive Rain Shell (Gore-tex )
●Patagonia Leashless Rain Pant with adaptable gaiter (Gore-tex)
●Patagonia Fitz Roy Parka (2012 model. Reliably warm in sub-zero temps.)
●Big Agnes Columbine Skirt

HIKING/CAMP ACCESSORIES:
●Smith Serpico Slim sunglasses
●Rocky Goretex Sock
●Fleece-lined wool hat
●Mountain Hardware Plasmic Mitten (These mittens are like GOLD, but not as versatile as a glove.)
●Patagonia Windshield Glove (For more versatility and to have a backup when the other gets wet.)
●Outdoor Research Versaliner (Only the removable waterproof shell. Not sold separately. I won these in a raffle!)
●Balaclava
●Sierra Designs Down Booties (Scored these at a thrift shop!)

EQUIPTMENT:
●Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400 Windrider Backpack
●Katabatic 22-degree Alsek quilt
●MLD 28-degree Spirit quilt (New addition to my gear. I’m curious if between the Katabatic quilt, Fitz Roy Parka and Big Agnes Skirt, I can leave this home. Time will tell.)
●Big Agnes Q-Core SL Pad
●Big Agnes Flycreek Platinum
●Hyperlite Mountain Gear Echo I Ultralight Shelter System
●Black Diamond Carbon Ergo trekking pole (Straps removed.)
●Euroshirm Swing UL Umbrella (Silver)
●Six Moons UL Trekking Umbrella
●Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleat
MSR Lighting Ascent Snowshoes (Waiting patiently at home for when the snow gets serious.)
●Tubbs Flex TRK Snowshoes (Waiting patiently for when the snow gets serious.)
●Montbell Hiking Gaiters (Waiting patiently at home with snowshoes.)
●Equinox UL Shoulder Strap Pouch
●Hyperlite Mountain Gear Cuban Fiber Stuff Sacks (4 sacks, various sizes)
●Sea to Summit lightweight dry sack (large)
●Sea to Summit UL sacks (2 sacks, large)

COOKING:
●Jetboil Sol Titanium Stove (Sadly, this is a discontinued model.)
●Isobutane/Propane fuel canister
●Jetboil French Press Adapter
●Titanium Spork
●Bic lighter
●Gerber knife
●40oz 50/50 insulated bottle (Although I generally prefer the lightness of gatorade bottles or equivalent, it will be a welcome luxury to carry hot tea and soup throughout the winter.)
●12oz Klean Kanteen insulated bottle (Again, a heavier alternative, but after enjoying a hot cup of coffee at camp, it will be a luxury to fuel up with caffeine later in the morning. If the weight bothers me too much, I can always send these home.)
●1L Platypus Bottle

ELECTRONICS/ OTHER:
●Black Diamond Revolt Headlamp (USB rechargeable)
●Samsung Galaxy 5 Phone with Lifeproof case (Waterproof, excellent camera, convenient apps to update my blog.)
●Braven Powerbank (Charges USB.)
●One cord that charges phone with USB wall adapter
●One cord that charges Headlamp and Braven Powerbank
●Canon Powershot ELPH 340HS (Small, lightweight. This series offers the best self-timer options, which is why I’ll carry it in addition to a phone.)
●Brunton Compass (Highly unlikely I’ll need this on the AT, but it will be nice to warm up on a trail for the CDT.)
●Headphones
●Basic watch
●SPOT Gen3
●Write in the Rain Journal
●Write anywhere pen

TOILETRIES/FIRST AID:
●Toothbrush (Handle intact.)
●Mini Toothpaste
●Floss with sewing need (Dual purpose!)
●Nail clippers
●Tweezers
●Lip Balm
●Diva Cup (For the ladies.)
●Duct tape (Wrapped around trekking poles.)
●Ibuprofen
●Daily multivitamin
●Toilet paper (Leave the whole roll at home and carry 4-6 days worth.)
●A few Bandaids
●Small wad of Gauze
●Green Goo 100% All Natural First Aid, Pain Relief
●Stainless Steel flask with appropriate drinking alcohol (Hey, dual purpose! Cleans wounds and warms ya up!)