Current Gear List


This is my most current gear list:

Z Packs Arc Scout

Z packs five degree bag

Hyperlite Mountain Gear flat tarp with mini groundhog stakes

Bugnet- Mountain Laurel Designs bug bivvy (Or Tyvek ground sheet if I don’t need bug protection)

Z-lite (small)

Frogg Toggs ultralight rain suit (jacket only)

Montbell Ultralight Down anorak


Cheap leggings

Smart wool hat

Smartwool midweight wool sweater

Darn tough socks

Ex-Officio underwear

Moving comfort sports bra

Fleece gloves


Altra Lone Peaks

Dirty Girl gaiters


Jetboil (Sometimes. I prefer to be stoveless!)

Titanium spoon

Swiss army knife


Steripen Ultra

Petzl Tikka Plus*

external battery



Wall charger

REI Traverse trekking poles*

First aid (ibuprofen, paracetamol, band aids, leuko tape, lighter, needle, floss, neosporin, band aids, and not much else)

Tooth brush and tooth paste

Hand sanitizer


Duece of spades trowel*

Various cuben fiber stuff sacks


My baseweight is roughly ten pounds, depending on the trail and the season. I don’t track it too accurately- as long as I’m not much above ten pounds, I’m a happy camper.


*Triple crown gear! This gear survived the PCT, the CDT and the AT! Almost everything elseĀ  survived both the CDT and the AT.