Arizona Trail gear list

This year I will be hiking the Arizona Trail and doing The Great Outdoor Challenge (TGO Challenge).
This is my hiking gear for 2020 (TGO got canceled due to COVID-19)

Big 3 + sleeping pad

HMG Southwest 3400 Backpack 
UGQ XL-Bandit Quilt UGQ XL-Bandit 10*F/-12*C
Zpacks DuplexTent
therm-a-rest Neoair regularsleeping pad
MSR groundhawk stakes8 pcs 
Zpacks stake bagZpacks stake bag

Worn Clothes

ExOfficio Underwear
ExOfficio hiking shirt
Darn Tough SocksMicro Crew Cushion (1466)
Tilley HatTilley Le-Outback hat
Columbia Convertible PantsColumbia Silver Ridge Pants
Altra Lone Peak 4.0shoes
sunglassesrandom glasses found on the PCT


Montane Via Trail GlovesGloves with descent rain/wind protection
Montane Rain JacketMontane Minimus (L)
OMM Halo Rain PantsThe OMM Halo Rain Pants
BuffNeck warmer
Kühl Valiant Long-Sleeve Base Layersleeping clothes
Kühl Valiant Base Layer Bottomssleeping clothes
Darn Tough Sockssleeping socks / extra pair in case of wet socks
Enlightened Equipment Torrid APEXSynthetic puffy (L)


PowerbankAnker PowerCore 20000 PD (QUICK recharge)
WatchGarmin Fenix 6X SOLAR PRO
Wall ChargerPowerPort III Nano (18W)

Camera Equipment

Canon EOS M50 + 11-22mmFor pictures
Canon EF-M 23/2.0 Lens
mini tripodUltraPod
batteriesextra battery for camera
SD card 64GBFor video/pictures
usb chargerusb charger for LP-E12 batteries (canon m50)

Cooking & Food

Sawyer SqueezeWater Filtration
BRS-3000TGas Stove Burner
Toaks Titanium 750ml cup
Toaks Titanium folding spork
Fuel for gas stove
Deejo KnifeUL folding knife
LighterVargo Titanium Flint Lighter


Wet ones
Hand Sanitizer
nail clipper
pillsIbuprofen / Imodium
TrowelDuece of Spades Trowel – Orange


Therm-a-rest Z seatAss pad
Repairpatches for tent, sleeping pad, needle/thread
Black Diamond Distance Carbon FLZTrekking Poles
Sawyer Cleaning Couplingmakes it so much easier to back flush

Here you can see the gear list in a more fancy layout, courtesy of

Arizona Trail gear list