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My Gear List for the Appalachian Trail 2024

by Derek Cullen

Please note this gear list is NOT a recommendation or endorsement. I am just telling you what I am using at the moment. You should always do your own research before buying a piece of gear and perhaps visit a store for any advice etc.

Tent & Backpack

Backpack – Osprey Exos 58 & Pack Raincover

Bumbag – Fjallraven Hip Pack

Tent – MSR Hubba Hubba NX2

Groundsheet – Six Moons Design Tyvek

Sleep System

Sleeping Bag – Highlight Sleeping Bag (Gifted to me on Kilimanjaro – it’s old but very warm!)

Summer sleeping bag – Vango Cobra 400 (Will use this from April/May onward)

Sleeping Mattress – Thermarest Z-Lite Sol

Sleeping Bag Liner Sea to Summit Thermolite Reactor

Pillow – Thermarest Compressible Pillow

Headtorch – Petzl Actik Core


Shoes – Altra Lone Peak 7 Trail Runners

Camp shoes – Crocs

Hiking Socks – Darn Tough Micro Crew x 2

Waterproof Socks – Sealskinz Waterproof Socks

Hiking Poles – Forclaz Hiking Poles


Insulated Jacket – RAB Cirrus Flex 2.0

Beanie Hat Beanie by Outdare

Sun Hoodie – Quecha Sun Hoodie

Fleece Hoodie – SkyGoat CAMP Hoodie (Use my coupon for a discount DerekCullenOutdoors20)

Hat –

Long sleeve shirt – Columbia

T-shirts – 2 x polyester tshirts

Shorts – Bought at Decathlon

Zip off long pants-

Boxers – Ex-Officio Give N Go x 2

Leggings – Wolly leggings for sleeping purchased on Amazon

Gloves –

Waterproof mittens –

Buff –

Rain Gear

Rain Jacket – REI Rainier Rainjacket

Rain Pants – Rain pants purchased on Amazon

Poncho – Hiking Rain Poncho

Cooking Gear & Water Filter

Portable Stove – Titanium Camping Stove by Maple Fire

Pot – Toaks 650ml Pot

Spoon – Toaks Titanium long handle spoon

Pocket knife


Water Filter – Katadyn Befree Water Filter

Smart water bottle

Water container – Cnoc 2-Litre 42mm thread


Gas canister

Lighter & MSR fire starter


Camera – Canon G7x Mark iii

Rode lavalier microphone with TRS connector

Editing Device – iPad 10th Gen iMovie app to edit videos

iPhone 7

Misc Cables & Headphones

Powerbank – Anker Powerbank 20,000 ampere plus Anker 10,000 amp

Keep in mind that I only carry the above items in order to make the videos.


Sunglasses & case

Nylofume liner (to waterproof inside backpack)

Food/Bear Canister – Bear Vault B450 Jaunt

50 foot parachord


Emergency foil blanket

Tick remover

Mosquito head net

Ultralight spade

Toilet paper

Ziploc Bags from supermarket

Dr bronners soap

Small Towel

micro washing line & pegs

Toothbrush, toothpaste & floss


SPF lip balm



Band aids

Compeed/second skin plasters

I think that’s the lot!