Pack: McHale LBP, Osprey Talon 22. Fit is crucial.
Trekking poles: BD flicklocks--any model
Shelter: End gathered hammocks with whoopie slings, Floorless Mid's, big tarps
Sleeping bag: Western Mountaineering (Versalite), Katabatic Quilts (Palisade)
Sleeping pad: They are all compromises
Rain shell: Again, they're all compromises, and expensive.
Rain pants: REI UL Rainpants, nothing fancy, but quiet(ish)
Windshirt: Houdini, Dragonfly
Base layer: Patagonia Merino 2, Smartwool, Cap 2
Mid layer: Polartec 100, Powerstretch
Insulation layer: 800+ fill down. Miracle stuff. Montbell is a great value.
Pants: Still not totally satisfied with anything...but I'm hard to fit.
Shorts: Synthetic athletic shorts with a good waistband--any brand. Nothing too delicate.
Underwear: Smartwool boxer briefs.
Shoes: Various Montrails, Brooks Cascadias, Crocs. Anything that fits well.
Socks: Vermont Darn Toughs, Injinjis
Hat: OR Swift Cap, Smartwool Beanie (work well together--stretchy beanie can go on top of cap)
Gloves: OR Omni gloves (cool, grippy, glow in the dark palms)
Stove: Canister stoves (Snowpeak Litemax is what I use, but most of them are good). Esbits are great if you don't mind the stink.
Cookware: Snowpeak 700 mug
Water treatment: Steripen Opti
Water container: HDPE nalgene, 2+ liter Platy.
Knife/multi-tool: Victorinox Classic Mini
Compass: Anything that points North.
Camera: Lumix GF2 (You know you need it. Sell me your old GF1 to help justify it.)