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Thru-Hiking Gear List

The gear which I plan to carry on my thru-hike.

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Weight in Ounces
 
Equipment Wt. Equipment Wt.
2 Komperdell hiking poles 20 Spiral Notebook (small) and pen 5
Soloman GTX hiking shoes 38 AM/FM Radio w/headphones 2.5
Nike Oregon Alti Compass Watch 2 Elph Camera & Case & Film 8
KAVU mesh hat 2 Several waterproof ziplock bags 0.5
1 pair wicking sock liners 1.5 Driver’s License / credit card / wallet 1
1 pair synthetic hiking socks 3 Maps and T.H.'s Companion Tearouts 6
Orange asics shirt 6 Appalachian Trail 2005 Data Book 2
Sporthill Running Shorts 4
OR Rocky Mtn. Low Gaiters 4
Lafuma 46 degree Sleeping Bag 23
3/4 Ridgerest 9
Gregory Advent Pro Backpack 38 Light year CD Tent w/Ground Cloth 60
OR rain pack cover 4.5
Vargo Triad / windscreen 1.8
1 pair flip flops 1.5 500 mL (16.9oz) alcohol bottle w/fuel  (heet) 6
1 pair wicking sock liners 1.5 Matches and BIC lighter 0.5
1 pair synthetic hiking socks 3 MSR Titanium 1L Pot and pan 6
Helly Hansen Rain Anorak 7 Vargo Titanium Spork 0.5
Navy blue asics shirt 5 Scrubber Cloth (pack towel) 0.2
Duofold Blue Shorts 4 Platypus 4 Liter Dromedary Bag 2.5
Long sleeve thermal underwear top 5 1 Gatorade Bottles  (32 oz) 0.5
Long thermal underwear pants 5 1 Platypus 1 L Water Un-Bottle 0.6
Black Diamond micro-fleece jacket 8
Gore Windstopper skull cap 2 2 - 10 mL bleach dropper bottles 1.5
Manzella Gore Windstopper gloves 2.5 Purell hand sanitizer (waterless) 2
Chapstick 0.5
Pepto Bismol tablets 0.5
Swiss Army Knife 2 Painkillers (Aleve) / Tylenol PM 1.5
Small Caribiner 0.5 Glasses w/case and extra contacts 3
50 ft. Spectra Cord 1 Toothbrush / Toothpaste powder 1.5
Blaze Orange Bandana 0.8 Dr. Bronners 3
Pack Towel  (30 in x 10 in) 1.5 Sunscreen w/deet 3
Petzl Tikka Headlamp w/ batteries 2.7 Toilet Paper 1
Lithium AAA Batteries  1oz / 3 bat 2 Deodorant 2
Bug Head Net 0.5 Earplugs 0.1
Stuff Sacks (food, clothes, misc.) 2 3 safety-pins 0.1
Trash compactor bag 0.5 Visine 0.5
                               Total Weight : 256.3 oz
16.02 lb



Total weight to be carried is about 16.5 pounds w/out food or water.  Load will be anywhere from 25-30 lbs w/5 days of food and 2 quarts of water.