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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.


January 10, 2024

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