Tuesday, September 2, 2008

2008 Appalachian Trail equipment

This is the gear that Spider carried to Katahdin.

- Osprey Atmos 65
- Sea to Summit rain cover

- Nike MaxAIR Trail running shoes
- SmartWool Adrenaline Light socks (x3)
- Equinox trail gaiter
- Mountain Hardware hiking kilt
- North Face hiking pants (for town)
- Patagonia light weight LS wool base layer
- Patagonia LS hiking shirt w/collar (for town)
- Barmah canvas drover (outback hat)
- Under Armour fleece cap
- Fleece gloves
- EMS rain jacket
- North Face Summit Series poly hooded jacket
- Holey Soles (Crocs)

Shelter and sleeping
- Big Agnes Seedhouse 1 Tent
- Tyvek ground cloth
- Mountain Hardware Phantom 32 degree down bag
- Insul Mat Uber Mtn half-length sleeping pad

Cooking and hydration
- JetBoil
- MSR 2.5L Dromedary w/Camelback quick release
- MSR HyperFlow microfilter
- Spark My Fire spork
- Leatherman micro tool with scissors & tweezers

- Komperdell carbon ultralite walking sticks
- Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers Companion
- Samsung FlipShot camera phone
- Petzl e+LITE emergency head lamp
- Keychain compass/thermometer
- Disposable lighter (x2)
- Dr. Bronners, toothbrush, antimicrobial powder
- Duct tape, bandaids, advil, neosporin
- MSR mini microfiber towel
- Handkerchief
- Pen and mini composition notebook
- Sea to Summit stuff sacks
- Carabiner and bear bag line
- Zip-lock bags
Trail Fact
Hostels and outfitters near the trail have hiker boxes. A hiker box is a place where hikers can leave equipment that they no longer need for other hikers to use.

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