Tag Archives: Gear List

Rock Gap to Deep Gap: Post Hike Gear Talk…

Last weekend I did my first section hike of the year. A few of us met up and hiked SOBO on the AT from Rock Gap to Deep Gap (NC). At only around 25 miles total, it wasn’t really a … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Gear List…by copying mine!

Occasionally, people contact me looking for information on starting their own gear list. There are actually a few sites that folks use to do this, however, I have always been a fan of my DIY Google Doc Spreadsheet Gear List, … Continue reading

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Packing my Gear for the Foothills Trail

Next week, my buddy Craig & I will be attempting to hike the 77 mile long Foothills Trail from one end to the other, in 2 nights & 3 days. “The Foothills Trail is located along the Blue Ridge Escarpment … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a 3 Day AT Section Hike!

My pack is all packed up and ready to go… now I just gotta wait on the time to actually go… Later this week I will be heading out to complete another section of the Appalachian Trail that I don’t … Continue reading

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What’s In My Pocket’s?

When preparing for a backpacking trip, I have found that not only is deciding what specific pieces of gear I need to carry vitally important, but that in order to have a good experience, I also need to take the … Continue reading

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My Super UltraLight Gear List

“SUL” Backpacking? “SUL” stands for Super UltraLight weight backpacking. “SUL” is defined as a “BPW” (Base Pack Weight) less than 5 lbs. “BPW” is defined as everything in a backpack that is not consumed. …So… “SUL” means everything in your … Continue reading

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