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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The Tuscarora Trail has been on my bucket list for a few years, but I wasn’t expecting to hike it this year, and certainly not under these circumstances. But after I had to cancel my Continental Divide Trail thru-hike earlier this year, I knew I would need to find something else to do. And though it’s not the grand capstone to my triple crown that I expected, the Tuscarora Trail will be a third of sorts: my third Appalachian Trail-adjacent thru-hike.
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