100 Mile Wilderness Gear

Here is the latest gear list for the trip into the 100 Mile Wilderness.

Item Description Weight
Backpack (60 L)Teton Hiker 3700 4 lbs
Tent (2 person max.) with guylines, stakes, and repair kit Geertop 1-Person, 3-Season, 20D 2 lbs 10 oz
Sleeping bag (20F rated) Unknown 2 lbs, 8 oz
Sleeping pad Thermarest RidgeRest 14 oz
Whistle Durcell withcompass 1 oz
Knife or Multitool Mora 4" Fixed Blade and multitool 10 oz
Compass Brunton Nexus 1 oz
GPS Garmin Etrex 200 4 oz
Maps and guidebooks (Maine Appalachian Trail) Maine AT Maps and Guide Book 10 oz
LED Headlamp (USB rechargeable preferred) or flashlight Cabela's LED Maglight 4 oz
Water filter and backup treatment system Katadyn Hiker 1 lb
Camp stove, fuel, and repair kit Coleman 2 lbs, 2 oz
Matches or lighter Tic Tac box filled 1 oz
Cookset, dishes, etc. Mess kit with pans, cup, cultery 12 oz
Nylon cord (60' min.)
Repair kits and duct tape strips
Fire starter Magnesium first starter and ferrorod spark thrower 4 oz
Satellite Communicator / Personal Locator Beacon
Fishing Gear
First aid kit Coleman bas camp kit 12 oz


  1. Eric does your daughter have a sleeping bag and pad. She could borrow mine rated to 20 degrees, women's design for about 5'5 and under. Can't help with other backpacking gear - haven't done that since I was in my 20s! I did sign up for the contest above. Good luck and have fun!

    1. Thanks, Aisha. She is all set. Sh'es been planning for a while and buying stuff a little at a time.


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