Justin and Patrice know gear. Not only do they test a lot for Backpacker, they have tested their own systems on several thru hikes and expeditions. See specific lists below or reach out to them via e-mail with questions.
- Denali Mountaineering Gear List
- Gear Junkies (Appalachian Trail & Te Araroa)
- Te Araroa Mail Drops
- Appalachian Trail Mail Drops
Also, if you are looking to read through chronological blog posts about specific trails or expeditions, start here: