“Do you want a hug?” (AT 2015 Gear List)

I’m not going to wax poetic about any of my gear, cause ain’t nobody got time for dat, but you can correctly assume that I love all of my gear and selected each piece for particular reasons. If you have specific questions about any of this gear, ask in the comments.

Big Three

Tent: Six Moons Lunar Solo LE + stuff sack + 6 stakes + Tyvek sheet for groundcloth

Pack: ULA Catalyst + pack cover


Sleep system: Western Mountaineering Ultralite down bag (20*) + stuff sack + silk liner + Thermarest Prolite Plus



Wearing: New Balance Leadville trail runners, Darn Tough socks (1), Under Armor compression shorts, Under Armor tank, Nike DriFit bra, black sleeve (to cover up my tattoo), buff


Carrying: Nike Drifit running tights, Nike Drifit synthetic long sleeve shirt, Darn Tough socks (1), Patagonia synthetic puffy jacket, Patagonia down vest, Smart Wool beanie, Terramar wool long sleeve shirt, Terramar wool tights, Frogg Toggs rain jacket, cheap Walmart camp shoes


Town: North Face town dress + small bottle of sunscreen (in a ziploc to keep safe from other smelly clothing)

*Latter two categories in a Zpaks dry bag


Jetboil + fuel canister + mini bic


Water: Smart Water bottle + Sawyer Squeeze, 2L Platypus bladder

Gummy vitamins

Light My Fire spork


2015 Awol AT guidebook + ziploc + pen

Petzl headlamp


TP bag

First aid+: bandaids, athletic tape, super glue, duct tape


Toiletries: toothbrush, small tube of toothpaste, half a comb, Diva Cup, glasses (for emergencies, I’m wearing contacts)

ID + money holding cards

iPod + iPhone + headphones + charging cords

Leki Naya trekking poles


Keep in mind that I’m using cold weather gear and will switch out bags and some clothing when I get to Virginia.

I developed a nice cold this morning, the result of a week of stress from packing and moving across the country and partying with all of my homies, so that’ll be fun. I start tomorrow!

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