2007 AT Scouting Trip Gear List

Read “Blazing a Good Trail: The AT in Maine” for the full narrative.

Equipment Used June 20-22, 2007



  • Maps in Ziploc
  • Garmin eTrex Legend GPS w/Garmin Mapsource maps
  • Copies of 1934 Bates scouting report, historical trail descriptions, topo and historical maps

Health & Safety

  • SteriPen Adventurer with Potable Aqua backup
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes
  • Camp towel
  • Wipes
  • Trowel
  • Compression sack w/cord




Breakfasts (2 mornings)

  • Cocoa
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Dried fruit

Lunches (3 days)

  • Sandwiches for first day
  • Lavash wraps
  • Salami
  • Tuna in foil packet
  • Cabot light cheddar and sharp cheddar


  • Granola, plain and peanut butter M&Ms, cashews, almonds, macadamia nuts
  • Fig Newmans
  • Luna, Odwalla, and Clif bars
  • Snickers bar
  • Green and Blacks chocolate

Dinners (2 nights)

  • Chicken in foil packet
  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Mary Jane’s Farm pouches (Santa Fe Pasta, Sweet Red Bell Pepper Pasta, Spuds w/spinach and cheese, Mac and Cheese, ChilliMac)


  • Backpackers Pantry mocha mouse pie
  • Alpine Aire chocolate mudslide pie
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Equipment Used on Scouting Trip—June 21 to 28, 1934  |  Blazing a Good Trail: The AT in Maine (Part One)  |  Blazing a Good Trail: The AT in Maine (Part Two)


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