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.
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
Light My Fire spork
2015 Awol AT guidebook + ziploc + pen
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!