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Shelter Systems Nemo Hornet 1 Tent (minimum trail weight)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Naomi B March 8, 2024
Luxury Item
Shelter Systems Helinox Chair Zero (standard)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Naomi B March 8, 2024
For me: Don’t leave home without it; For you: HYOH w/knowledge
Software Far Out Trail Guides (App)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Ferrell Moultrie February 11, 2024
Useful but pricey
Trekking Poles Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles (per pair)
Rating: 4.17 / 5.00 by Naomi B February 4, 2024
Useful
Navigation & Electronics Black Diamond Spot 400 Headlamp (standard model with batteries)
Rating: 5.00 / 5.00 by Naomi B February 4, 2024
Better valves
Sleeping Pads NEMO Tensor Extreme Conditions Ultralight Insulated Sleeping Pad (regular wide)
Rating: 3.50 / 5.00 by Naomi B January 30, 2024
Use a Lot
Sleep Systems Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt (850 fp down, 30 deg F, size R/R, 10d fabrics)
Rating: 4.67 / 5.00 by Naomi B January 29, 2024
Slippery
Handwear Enlightened Equipment Torrid Apex Mitts (medium)
Rating: 1.33 / 5.00 by Naomi B January 29, 2024
Helps Reduce Sodium, Sugar; Yucky Eating out of a Sack
Food Preparation and Packaging Foodsaver v4440 Vacuum Sealer (v4440)
Rating: 4.83 / 5.00 by Naomi B January 29, 2024
Great pack if you use a bear can
Packing Systems Nunatak Bears Ears Backpack (size M)
Rating: 5.00 / 5.00 by Bowen Dwelle September 18, 2023
It keeps you warm off the ground
Sleeping Pads Therm-a-Rest Z Lite SOL Sleeping Pad (Regular)
Rating: 5.00 / 5.00 by Michael Sagehorn June 10, 2023
Not for thru hiking
Water Treatment - Filtration Katadyn BeFree Collapsible Filter Bottle (0.6L model)
Rating: 3.33 / 5.00 by Steve Uze September 16, 2022
Lightweight but not without issues
Trekking Poles Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles (per pair)
Rating: 2.83 / 5.00 by Dan Amundson February 27, 2022
Cured my foot and blister problems
Trail Running Shoes Altra Lone Peak Trail Running Shoe (men's size 9, v5)
Rating: 4.67 / 5.00 by Terry December 30, 2021
An oversized mitt with excellent durabillity and no leaks.
Handwear Black Diamond Waterproof Overmitts (medium)
Rating: 3.83 / 5.00 by Petter Ă–berg December 8, 2021
My standby shoe for on- and off-trail
Trail Running Shoes Inov8 G270 Trail Running Shoes (Men's size 10.5)
Rating: 4.50 / 5.00 by Taylor GW September 29, 2021
XERO Trail Mesa- Women’s- Too slippery
Trail Running Shoes Xero Shoes Mesa Trail (Women’s 10.5)
Rating: 4.00 / 5.00 by B Ack September 16, 2021
A very well-balanced, versatile shoe
Trail Running Shoes Inov8 G270 Trail Running Shoes (men's size 9)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by Ryan Jordan August 6, 2021
Most comfortable shoe in a decade
Trail Running Shoes Altra Lone Peak Trail Running Shoe (men's size 9, v5)
Rating: 4.33 / 5.00 by richard lee July 25, 2021
Ultralight and Ultraweak
Trekking Poles Gossamer Gear LT5 Trekking Poles (per pair)
Rating: 2.00 / 5.00 by John McInnes July 11, 2021

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