It’s taken me a while to figure out what is the best gear for what weather. So over the last 4 years, since I’ve started hiking in the white mountains, I’ve made many mistakes, carried too much gear or not enough. So to help you learn from my mistakes I created a list to help you figure out what is important and what should be in your pack on a day hike.
This list is made particularly for the shoulder season (Early Fall, Late Spring) for particularly the White Mountains, NH. In the Summer, I carry a little less and in the winter, I carry a lot more. I will post later in the season for my winter hiking list and backcountry splitboard list!
What I’m Wearing
- Hiking Boots or Trail Runners
- Hiking Socks
- Sports Bra
- Tank Top
- Long Sleeve
- Buff (as Headband)
- 24L backpack
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