Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:12 am

No thru-hike is complete without a gear list! This is the list of equipment I’m taking with me on my hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail. This is an evolution of the gear from my Appalachian Trail, Long Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Benton MacKaye Trail, and Tuscarora Trail thru-hikes.

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Tuscarora Trail Gear
Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:00 pm

No thru-hike is complete without a gear list! This is the list of equipment I’m taking with me on my hike of the Tuscarora Trail. This is an evolution of the gear from my Appalachian Trail, Long Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Benton MacKaye Trail thru-hikes.

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Gear for the Trail
Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:46 pm

My gear on the Pacific Crest Trail was mostly a gradual evolution from my Appalachian Trail and Long Trail thru-hikes, with some changes to reduce weight and additions for requirements in the desert and the Sierra Nevada.

For the most part, it was successful, in that my gear got me through the whole trail, although some of it did not work out near as well as I expected.

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Benton MacKaye Trail 2019 Gear
Friday, April 12, 2019 6:33 pm

Since no thru-hike is complete without a gear list, this is the list of equipment I’m taking with me on my hike of the Benton MacKaye Trail. This is largely an evolution of my gear from my Appalachian Trail, Long Trail, and Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikes. I’ve also written on the details of what gear changed, and why.

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Benton MacKaye Trail 2019 Gear
Friday, April 12, 2019 6:29 pm

Although my gear worked well for my Appalachian Trail and Long Trail thru-hikes, by the end of my Pacific Crest Trail hike, some of it was quite worn down, and some clearly defective and in need of replacement for the Benton MacKaye Trail.

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