Unicorn’s Gear

Unicorn’s Gear

  • Day hiking
    • Dakine Drafter 3L Hydration Pack Women’s – 700cu
    • Solomon Comet 3D GTX hiking boots
    • Smarwool socks
    • Silva Multi Function Compass (compass, whistle, map magnifier, and temperature)
    • Swissarmy multi tool
    • Bula UV protector neck gaiter
    • Portable charger
    • Pepper spray
    • My 3oz emergency kit
    • Snacks (mostly cheese and almonds)
  • Thru-hiking
    • Osprey Aura 65L backpack
    • Big Agnes Copper Splur UL2 tent
    • Therma-rest Solite sleeping pad
    • The North Face Blue Kazoo/Cat’s Meow sleeping bag
    • Solomon Comet 3D GTX hiking boots
    • The North Face Oroshi Gore-tex rain Jacket
    • Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer jacket
    • Smartwool socks
    • Nalgene 32oz water bottle
    • Sawyer filer and lifestraw

2 thoughts on “Unicorn’s Gear

  1. I have some observations/tips for your AT thru-hiking list. The Osprey Exos is about 1lb lighter than the Aura. A pair of trail “shoes” are much lighter (possibly cheaper; you’ll probably need 5 pairs) than hiking boots. Be sure to wear each pair of boots/shoes for two weeks before your thru-hike. Nalgene bottles are also very heavy. You’ll want to reuse smart water bottels or platypus http://amzn.to/2lghqY7 etc.

    1. Hi Ben, for some reason it sent your comment to spam, so I just saw it now – sorry!!! I know about the Exos, but I really like the AG part of the pack, I have some back problems and I feel like the aura would be more comfortable in the long run. For my shoes, I was learning towards boots while it is cold, and then switching to trail shoes that are going to be more comfortable. I never thru-hiked before, so that is very helpful, I never thought I’d need that many!!!! People use smart water bottles because a sawyer filter fits right?

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