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    Default 2011 gear list

    Hey everyone!

    As I'm reading past threads from 2010 it seems that gear was discussed in really random and irrelevant places.

    My intent for this thread is for everyone to just list all the stuff they intend to carry and possibly everything's weight (or a total weight). This would make spotting trends very easy and see quickly see what everyone is doing.

    I'm hoping detailed discussions can be started in their own threads. For example "2011 sleeping bag discussion" or "2011 clothing". This will make finding information on this site easier to find.

    Thanks and see you on the Trail!

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    Pack: Osprey Talon 44, 2lb. 10 oz
    Bag: Northface Beeline 30, 1lb. 6oz
    Shelter: Bear Paw AT1 (solo tent) 1lb. 9 oz
    Pad: Z-lite 10 oz
    Groundcloth: nope
    Core weight: 6lb 3 oz

    Misc.
    GSI Minimalist (includes spork, lid, and gripper) 6 oz
    MSR pocketrocket 3 oz
    pen with duct tape around it
    Platypus 2L
    Platypus .5L
    aquamira water drops
    CRKT KISS knife 2.3 oz
    MSR pack towel 1oz
    campsuds
    bugspray
    deck of cards
    toothbrush cut in half
    adventure medical kit .5, added some stuff 4oz
    emergency weather blanket 1oz
    mini bic lighter (fits inside the pocketrockets case!)
    matches
    vitamins
    compass and maps
    princeton tec aurora headlamp
    bug spray
    toilet paper
    camera
    ear plugs
    sea to summit 13L dryback
    trash compactor bag
    6x8 waterproof paper notebook
    25 ft nylon cord
    (not taking trek poles)

    Clothing
    shoes: merrell chameleon 3 Ventilator Gore Tex, 2lb 8 oz (for the pair)
    pants: Bear Survivor Trousers 1lb (laugh all you want)
    shorts: cheap synthetic shorts
    shirt: merino wool tshirt (havent bought it yet)
    loft: patagonia men's down sweater 13oz
    socks: wrightsock coolmesh II (2 pairs)
    midlayer: columbia fleece
    rainshell: dont know yet
    hat: peru style wool

    Think thats just under 10 pounds in non-consumables in my pack. Add in bug spray, water, food, fuel, batteries, etc. then I'll be somewhere between 15 and 20lbs. on my back everyday.

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    Might as well. Dunno if I'll get to do a whole thru or just a half, but either way:

    Pack: Outdoor Products Skyline, 1 lb. 4 oz. (slightly modified) 20
    Bag: Campmor 20 Down mummy, 2 lb 4 oz. 36
    Shelter: Cheap no-name poncho tarp, 14 oz. (may add bivy, as I'm a wierdo who likes 'em)
    Pad: Modified blue foamy (folds as pack suspension), 10 oz.
    Groundcloth: Space blanket if I need it.

    Baseweight 5 lbs.

    Miscellania (not gonna try to guess weights for these lol):
    Headnet
    Ghetto tincan woodstove/beercan pot
    2L pop bottle with carrier
    Largeish thermos-type mug
    Tea-steeper for my looseleaf mate
    Aquamira
    Dr. Bronners
    Little folding knife as tool
    Food knife
    Some kinda spork
    Lighter/starters
    Compact camera
    Cheap headlamp
    Toothbrush
    Krazy glue
    Vaseline
    Neosporin
    A few trashbags and ziplocks
    Plenty of cord
    Maybe a paperback?
    Extra batteries

    Clothes:
    Shoes: Inov8 X-talon 240s, 24 oz. total
    Pants: my old zipoffs. never failed me yet ~10 oz.
    Shorts: cheap running shorts ~4 oz.
    Shirt: old nike dri-fit shirt ~2 oz.
    Baselayer: wal-mart athletic tops and bottoms
    Insulation: montbell jacket if I can afford it
    Rainshell: Poncho+trashbag rainskirt
    Socks: Smartwools (love 'em). May get some sealskinz for running/hiking this winter and would probably bring them too.
    Hat: my NF fleece cap. May add a balclava

    I'd estimate my dry weight somewhere close to yours, with food and water probably adding no more than 10 lbs. at any given point.

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    lol the "20" and "36" after my first two items are there so I could do the math. I forgot to delete them.

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    Pack: Osprey Talon 44 2lb. 10 oz (looks like me and Banjoe are pack brothers
    Bag: Lafuma x600 (45 degree) and Eureka Hoback (60 degree) 2lb 9oz
    Shelter: Appy Trails Mark III (tarptent) 1lb 6oz
    Pad: Ridgerest (3/4 length, modified) 7oz
    Groundcloth: tyvek sheet 3.4oz


    Misc.
    cook set: snow peak 700 with cat food stove, sea to summit spoon 6oz
    Platypus 2L 3.4oz
    empty poweraid bottle 2oz (compared to 6oz nalgene!)
    small container of bleach 1.5oz
    gerber shortcut multi tool 3 oz
    first aid/ toiletries/ repair kit 5oz
    bic lighter 1oz
    handbook 7.4 oz
    princton tec remix headlamp 3oz
    kodak playsport waterproof camera 4oz
    sea to summit 13L drybag 3oz
    small notebook and pen in 2L drybag 3oz
    30 feet of nylon cord and 20 feet of thinner cord 3oz
    pack cover 3oz
    cell phone and charger 4oz
    Leki trekking poles



    Clothing
    shoes: merrell moab ventilator (I don't weigh my shoes)
    pants: cheap walmart running pants (treated with water repellant) 11oz
    base layer: patagonia long underwear 5oz
    shorts: cheap walmart running shorts 5oz
    shirt: short sleeve prana moisture wicking shirt and long sleeve cheap walmart sports shirt 5oz each
    jacket: marmot driclime catalyst 10oz
    socks: smartwool atleast 2 extra pairs 4oz
    rainshell: columbia rain jacket (modified) 11oz or poncho 12oz
    hat: synthetic beanie 2oz
    golves: light weight black diamond gloves 2oz
    one or two pairs of cheap walmart sports underwear 4oz

    In addition to food and water, i will also carry about 8oz of denatured alcohol for my stove. My strategy is to go as light as possible with my gear so i can carry more of what i refer to as 'stupid stuff.' This includes, but is not limited to, books, mp3 player, carving knife, rubik's cube (yes, i've hiked almost 1000 miles with one and my record time is 1min 20sec), ukulele, throwing knife, roll of hemp for jewelry making, etc. I'm on the fence as to whether or not i should bring my travel guitar... Also, i've been known to carry a favorite dvd to watch at hostels. I'm definately not the typical hiker, but show me the hiker you consider 'normal' and i'll show you a guy who's not having any fun.

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    oops... forgot my crocs. 12oz for the most comfortable and stylish camp shoes money can buy

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    Well, it's only 2150 miles. A pair of Nike's, a hoody, a bottle of Aquafina water, and pocket umbrella ought to do it, right? Heck, I'll be sleeping in shelters, and you guys will be there with all your stuff, right?

    So what's that come to -- 3 pounds? I win!

    Just kidding.

    I guess I'm the ultralighter's best friend. My empty weight's 29.5 lbs. Full list attached.

    Of course, that's assuming I don't change my mind and bring a laz-y-boy, too. Rei's got a new one with legs and everything for only 18 oz. Tempting!

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    My preliminary gear puts me at 32 lbs w/o food, fuel, and water. I'm nowhere near an ultralight backpacker, but I am a larger guy (6'5'' 260lbs) and I'm used to carrying a heavy pack (like over 60 lbs). I'm just happy that I've been able to cut my base weight to under 35lbs.

    Basics:
    REI Ridgeline 65
    North Face Cat's Meow in compression sack
    Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Large
    REI Cirque 2 ASL Tent
    Leki Thermolite XL Aergon Trekking Poles
    MSR Miniworks EX Water Filter
    MSR Wisperlite Internationale Stove

    I know I could easily cut out several pounds, get a lighter tent, a lightweight stove, etc...but I like my conveniences. If this does get too heavy after the first 100 miles or so, I'll ship it home and get something featherweight.

    I'm still in the planing stages, but I am definitely going next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonGalt View Post
    Well, it's only 2150 miles. A pair of Nike's, a hoody, a bottle of Aquafina water, and pocket umbrella ought to do it, right? Heck, I'll be sleeping in shelters, and you guys will be there with all your stuff, right?

    So what's that come to -- 3 pounds? I win!

    Just kidding.

    I guess I'm the ultralighter's best friend. My empty weight's 29.5 lbs. Full list attached.

    Of course, that's assuming I don't change my mind and bring a laz-y-boy, too. Rei's got a new one with legs and everything for only 18 oz. Tempting!
    Quote Originally Posted by goodolenate View Post
    My preliminary gear puts me at 32 lbs w/o food, fuel, and water. I'm nowhere near an ultralight backpacker, but I am a larger guy (6'5'' 260lbs) and I'm used to carrying a heavy pack (like over 60 lbs). I'm just happy that I've been able to cut my base weight to under 35lbs.

    Basics:
    REI Ridgeline 65
    North Face Cat's Meow in compression sack
    Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest Large
    REI Cirque 2 ASL Tent
    Leki Thermolite XL Aergon Trekking Poles
    MSR Miniworks EX Water Filter
    MSR Wisperlite Internationale Stove

    I know I could easily cut out several pounds, get a lighter tent, a lightweight stove, etc...but I like my conveniences. If this does get too heavy after the first 100 miles or so, I'll ship it home and get something featherweight.

    I'm still in the planing stages, but I am definitely going next year.
    Don't forget your charge cards for Winton at Mountain Crossings.

    Seriously, all that does sound a bit heavy without food / water. Ya might want to think about shedding at least a few pounds between now and then. Usually there's some heavy outdated stuff, redundant stuff, overkill stuff, etc. in there that just doesn't / won't get used and doesn't really add to the comfort of the hike or camp.
    "That's the thing about possum innards - they's just as good the second day." - Jed Clampett

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    I think it's easier to list what will change. Since I got off the trail I'd like to switch to a Kookabay air pad. Actually, two, depending on the temperature. Railrider mesh pants. No Peek Pronto. Probably no solar charger, in which case I'll switch to lithiums. Add a Fujifilm F300EXR camera. Smaller bottles for my soap and alcohol. Still looking for a better way to floss on the trail.

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    I was hoping to have someone buy everything for me and carry it. I don't want to carry things. I have to carry my own stuff?

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    Actually I was hiking south of Bear's Den this past June and passed a young woman without any gear and 3 young men with packs. They were heading north. I didn't ask any questions just kept going through the roller coaster.

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    I don't feel like typing that much to list all my stuff, but my weight is at 17-18 lbs. I got new lightweight gear for the trip this time.

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    Here's mine.

    Pack: Osprey Atmos 65, 3lb. 11 oz
    Granite Gear Rain cover for my Osprey Atmos 6 oz
    Bag: Intermediate bag (winter), 4lbs. /Patrol Bag (summer), 3 lbs
    Grizzly 100 percent Silk Liner
    Shelter: Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1 2lb. 6 oz
    Pad: Therm-A-Rest Prolite 11 oz
    Groundcloth: Plastic (Footprint 5.5 oz)
    Core weight: 11lb 6 oz

    Misc.
    GSI Minimalist (includes spork, lid, and gripper) 6 oz
    MSR pocket rocket 3 oz
    pen with duct tape around it
    Platypus 2L
    Katadyn MicroPur tablets
    Swiss Army knife 2.3 oz
    MSR pack towel 4 oz
    campsuds
    bugspray
    toothbrush
    First Aid Kit 4oz
    mini bic lighter (fits inside the pocketrocket case)
    compass and maps
    Black Diamond headlamp 1.8 oz
    toilet paper
    Olympus D 560 camera
    ear plugs
    sea to summit 13L dryback
    6x8 waterproof paper notebook
    25 ft nylon cord
    Ankara Trekking poles

    Clothing
    boots: Asolo FSN 95, 2lb 13 oz (for the pair)/ 2nd Pair Vasque Breeze GTX 2 lbs. 9 oz
    pants: REI Sahara Covertible 1lb (laugh all you want)
    shorts: REI
    shirt: Columbia Polyester T-shirt (2 ea)
    loft:
    Montbell UL Down Jacket 6 oz
    socks: REI (2 pairs)
    midlayer: Campmor Micro fleece Zip-T Neck 9.7 oz

    Campmor Men's Micro fleece Pants 15.1 oz
    rainshell: Marmot PreCip Jacket and Pants 14 and 9 oz respectively
    hat:
    Micro fleece Cap 3 oz
    Gordini Men's Fall Line Soft Shell Gloves
    Polartec Mens Silk Long Underwear Crewneck 4 oz
    Polartec Men's Silk Long Pants 4 oz
    Patagonia Men's Capilene® 3 Midweight Bottoms 6.6 oz
    Crocs



    Start date April 1, 2011

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    I'm around 18 lbs as well - about 15 lbs if you discount the stuff I'm wearing.

    Big 3 (kinda)
    TarpTent Double Rainbow (DH is carrying it however)
    Gregory Jade 50, Small
    Big Agnes Insulated Air Core
    Cocoon Silk Liner
    Thermarest Z-Lite (for extra insulation/air mattress pop preventative/chair)
    GoLite Venture 20 down bag
    ~ 120 oz

    Clothing, etc.
    Running shorts
    Ivanhoe lightweight merino wool LS top (
    baselayer)
    Ivanhoe lightweight merino wool bottom (baselayer)
    Outdoor Research Manifesto fleece/wool blend hoodie (insulation)
    Marmot DriClime jacket (wind jacket)
    The Packa - small (rain gear)
    Few pairs of Smartwool socks + liners
    Balaclava (yet to purchase)
    Mittens (yet to purchase)
    Keen Targhee II Mid boot
    Outdoor Research Rocky Mountain low gaiters
    ~ 124

    Food
    Pop can stove
    MSR Titan Kettle
    MSR Titan fork/spoon
    Nalgene wide-mouth bottle
    1 liter Platypus
    MSR Miniworks EX water pump
    (DH is carrying pop can stove too as well as fuel, + AquaMira drops)
    ~ 28.5

    First Aid Kit
    Haven't gathered it up yet

    Toiletries
    MSR Packtowl Ultralite ~ 3 ozBeyond hair ties and bobby pins haven't gathered it up yet

    Misc.
    Petzl Tikka XP2 headlamp ~ 3 oz
    Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LZ10 Digital camera ~ 5 oz w/ batteries

    Need to get stuff sacks, bag liner, hat, decide which knife I'm carrying, decide on journal and pen, bug repellent, maps . . . . .

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    Here is my gear list so far. The numbers in red at the end of each section is total weight (so far) of that section. They are rough (based on manufacturer weight/weights I've seen on other lists), and I have not weighed/found weights for the items that do not have numbers next to them yet. This puts me right under 16 lbs with what I have so far (rough) but includes all clothing, etc. Hope its not too confusing/helps some. Also, if anyone has weights for items not listed, that would help me more with a rough estimate. Also, I currently own all of this gear except the sleeping bag (have a Northface Cat's Meow right now), and have been backpacking with it. I am figuring on right around 18 lbs or so on my back before food/water after I take out what I will be wearing/add the items not yet included. Comments/criticism are encouraged.


    Also, attached is my spreadsheet that I am using. It is based off of Winton Porter's recommended list, modified for my needs. All of the spreadsheets I found online were way too complicated for what I wanted.


    Gear Model/Item Weight (oz)


    Pack System
    Backpack Deuter ACT Lite 65 + 10 63.0
    Pack Liner Trash Compactor Bag - Extra Heavy Duty
    Pack Cover REI Duck's Back Rain Cover - 80L 7.6
    70.6

    Clothing System
    Light Weight Long Underwear - Top REI Lightweight Polartec Power Dry (Black)
    Light Weight Long Underwear - Bottom REI Lightweight Polartec Power Dry (Black)
    Mid Weight Long Underwear - Top REI Midweight Polartec Power Dry (Blue)
    Mid Weight Long Underwear - Bottom REI Midweight Polartec Power Dry (Blue)
    Underwear Under Armour Boxers 4.0
    Short Sleeve Synthetic Shirt REI Sahara T-shirt 7.0
    Synthetic Shorts REI Sahara Convertible Pants 16.0
    Rain Jacket GoLite Tumalo Pertex 2.5-Layer Storm Jacket 10.0
    Rain Pants GoLite Tumalo Pertex 2.5-Layer Storm Pant 7.0
    Insulated Jacket GoLite Cady 2477 Synthetic Insulated Jacket 17.0
    Gloves
    Beanie Hat
    Bandanna
    61.0

    Cooking System
    Stove MSR Superfly 5.1
    Fuel MSR ISO Pro (8 oz) 5.0
    Titanium Pot w/ Lid REI Ti Ware Teapot 0.8 L 4.6
    Lexan/Titanium Mug (will use pot)
    Lexan Spork Light My Fire Spork 0.2
    Pocketknife
    Pot Scrubber
    Lighter Tiny BIC Lighter 0.4
    15.3

    Water System
    Hydration Bladder CamelBak OMEGA Hydration Reservoir - 70 oz 6.3
    1 liter Nalgene REI Nalgene 6.2
    32 Oz Gatorade Bottle Gatorade Brand 32 oz Bottle 1.7
    2 Liter Fold-up Water Tote (don't think I'll need, 4L is enough)
    Filter/Purifier/Drops Katadyn Hiker Pro 11.0
    25.2

    Sleep System
    Sleeping Bag (10-30*) Montbell U.L. Super Spiral Down Hugger #1 36.0
    Sleeping Pad Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Sleeping Pad - Regular 14.5
    Tent Tarptent Contrail 24.5
    75.0

    First Aid/Personal
    Antibiotic Lotion
    4" x 4" Gauze Pads (3)
    Bandages (8)
    Blister Treatment
    Medications/Vitamins
    0.0

    Toiletries
    Toilet Paper Field Stripped roll in Zip Lock
    Tooth Brush Travel Tooth Brush w/o handle
    Tooth Paste
    Soap
    Hand Sanitizer
    Nail Clippers
    0.0

    Misc
    Headlamp Coleman LED Headlamp 3.5
    iPod/Charger iPod Nano 8g w/ Charger
    Phone/Charger Motorola Droid w/ Charger (will probably leave home)
    Camera
    Earplugs Magid Glove and Safety Ear Plugs 0.0
    Cord (25-50ft)
    Pencil/Notebook
    Guide/Maps
    3.5


    Total Pack Weight: 250.6 (15.7 lbs)


    Footwear
    Boots/Hiking Shoes Salomon Quest 4D GTX 45.0
    Camp Shoes Croc Knock Offs 7.8
    Trekking Poles Leki Thermolite Aergon Trekking Poles 15.0
    Socks (x2) SmartWool Expedition Trekking Socks 4.0
    71.8

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    Six Moon Designs Swift packsea to summit 20 ltr pack linerGolite ultralite quiltSix Moon Designs Wild Oasis tarp6 6" Easton stakestyvek ground clothz restBD Trail Shock trekking poles1qt Nalgene bottleAqua MiraJet Boil w/spoonBic lighterToothbrushToilet paperHand sanitizerBody GlideCredit cardCashDrivers licenseInsurance card2 ft. Duct tape wrapped around lip balmNeedle & thread - 1 needles & 9 ft threadTrail guideHeadlampTeva SandalsHiking socks (2 pair)Liner socks (2 pair)Dry Duck jacketDry Duck pantsLight fleece jacketLong sleeve shirtPolyester Tee-shirtMosquito head netStuff sack

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