Other hiker gear lists
You never can have too many to compare! Sharing this post from our files of an alternate gear list for an Appalachian Trail thru hike.
This hiker's start was in February, but keep in mind that winter conditions can persist on the trail all throughout the spring. So far its been wet out there for 2019, so prepare mentally as well.
A couple of people have asked for a
It's coming! The spring backpacking season. Use or adapt this gear list to prepare for a spring backpacking adventure in the east.
Backpacking Gear List
Compiled By “Blissful”
Backpack, pack cover, trash liner
bag, hiking poles
Sleeping bag (15-20 degree rating
but depends on season), compression sack or good waterproof sack for
Things I have heard to take on a long distance trek that just
don’t work for me. Sorry.
Case in point -
1. Duct Tape – this is the proverbial go-to for first
aid on all types of blisters, holes and / or broken gear,
I’ve used it for years with poor results. I’ve put it on only to
have it fall off, rub my other toes or skin, bunch up, causing more issues. I’ve
tried to repair gear with
There are so many places. So many trails. So many adventures
waiting to be had this year.
Lots of trails. Lots of choices.
What to do? Where to go?
First, take a deep breath. Yes there are lots of places to explore.
Maybe this is not the year though to do the big trails. The shorter trails, even trails in your own state, can bring great satisfaction and unique experiences than just
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