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Gear I’m Taking on the Appalachian Trail in 2024

Here it is. The long anticipated gear list for my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2024.

The gear I plan on using was for the most part collected over the last 5 or 6 years, in anticipation of a thru-hike. I tried to hit that sweet spot between weight and durability, which is hard without spending a little bit of cash. It’s a reminder that thru-hiking is a luxury, that requires resources, and room for careful planning over a long period of time. Note this list is 99% complete, I haven’t provided specifics for my first aid kit, and some other miscellaneous items, but I’ll be throwing them on here soon enough.

Find the full article written by Ben Carpenter here.

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January 10, 2024

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