AZT Gear List
The gear list for the AZT hike is very similar to our AT gear list:
Shelter: NEMO Dagger 2 with Footprint– we don’t own a one-person tent so better stick with what I know.
Backpack: Osprey Ariel 65, will also bring pack cover just in case.
Sleeping pad: Therm-a-rest Z Lite (Zpad) only because weight was needed to be cut and I was concerned about rocks potentially popping an airpad. She was very sad to see her Big Agnes go.
Sleeping bags and liners: Nemo 15 degree bag with liner for the cold nights at elevation.
Clothing: 2 sets hiking clothes/socks, sleeping clothes/socks, sun sleeves, sun hat, EMS 600 fill down jacket, OR down hat and gloves, rain coat (more to use as a layer).
Shoes: Altra Timps with DirtyGirl gaiters and crocs for camp.
Cookware: Jetboil Flash cooking system
Snowpeak Titanium double wall mug (14 oz)
Snowpeak Titanium spork
1 small fuel cannister
Gerber 4-inch stainless steel serrated knife
TP plus hand sanitzer
Biodegradable camp soap
Make shift first aid kit, somethings include: Ibuprofen, Neosporin, band aids, bleed stop, vitamins, sunscreen, Babywipes
Water filtration: Four one-liter Smartwater bottles. The threaded platypus hoser tube will connect onto a Smartwater bottle. Sawyer Squeeze (we opted for this since it’s only 1 person versus 2 and the gravity filter was starting to have issues with air bubbles in the tube).
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