[at-l] gear for August hike in Maine

snodrog5 at gmail.com snodrog5 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 18:13:47 CDT 2011


No oven mitts needed. Wait... never mind.

It's going to be warm. Maybe a fleece hat for the Baxter Peak summit and
sleeping. No down jacket, a 50 degree bag is fine. Light weight long sleeve
shirt and pants, a fleece vest and rainjacket for cool nights.

Teej

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Amy Forinash <aeforinash at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm planning a month long section hike in Maine, starting at Katahdin.
>  I'll be starting July 31.  I've heard that you should pick up your warm
> gear in New Hampshire before entering the Whites, and presumably you want it
> in Maine too.  I'm just not sure how warm I need it to be.
>
> Do I need my fifteen degree bag?  My down jacket?  Overmitts? Fleece pants?
>
> -amy
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