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Hiking Gear

Below is my standard 3 season gear list for backpacking and long-distance hiking. Depending on the trail I hike, I may substitute, eliminate or add gear to accommodate the conditions and elements that are expected.

CategoryItemWt.Notes
BackpackGossamer Gear Gorilla23lightweight, supportive, comfortable
Pack Liner1fits nicely in pack
ShelterZPacks Solplex Tent with stakes17Light and stormproof
Polycryo Ground Cloth1lightweight and does the job
SleepingZpacks 10 degree with Draft Tube24Warm & comforable Buy one size longer than your height
NeoAir XTherm15Warm comfort
Kitchen/FoodJet Boil Sol Ti8fast boiling, small canister = 22 boils
Cook-N-Coozy Solo1a little oven
Long Handled Spork0.5long handle is perfect for zip-lock bags
Open Country Cup1handy measuring marks
O.P. Sak (Odor Proof)2love the 12 X 20 size
HydrationSawyer Mini Filter3the best filter I have ever used
Sawyer Pouch - 2 liter1buy a 2 liter bag for longer trips
1 Smart Water Bottle2fits on Sawyer Squeeze
First-aid/HygieneFirst-aid kit3*see content below
Tolietries10*see content below
Potty bag3.5*see content below
lavender, peppermint, melaleuca0.5multi-use powerful meds
Swiss Army Classic1twizzers actually work
Duece of Spades trowel0.5get the brightest color
Clothes in PackMarmot Essence Jacket5beads up nicely with long sleeves, great colors
Houdini Wind Jacket3.5essential for layering
TNF Etip gloves1Lightweight and warm
MH Ghost Whisperer7warm and very light, love the hood for sleeping and cold days
Pat. Cap. 1/4 Zip4.5My fav for years
TNF flash tight3.5
Injinji Midweight Crew Toesocks1.5no toe blisters and wear a very long time
Night Socks1.5
Patagonia Active Hipster1dries quickly, fit great
Misc.Rite in Rain Journal2waterproof, great size
Petzl e+LITE1lightweight
maps w/data pages in ziploc3
sit pad cut from foam pad1DIY essential
Lumix LX7 Camera7love the wide angle
FlashAir WiFi cardtransfer pics from camera to phone
iPhone 65navigation, blogging, video, phone
Otter Box Case1durable and slim
Mini Tripod1small, lightweight
StickPic0.5easy, simple pole mount
Anker Astro 6700mAH Charger4.8Dependable, 2 or 3 full charges
Umbrella8sun and precipitation protection
Sea to Summit Bug Net0.5Works
Unshoe4.5Minimalist design
Weight SummaryBASEWEIGHT (oz)185.8
w/o food & waterBASEWEIGHT (lbs)11.6
Items WornMarmot ShirtGotta love plaid
Sage Convertible Pantsfit great, offered in lengths
Dirty Girl Gaitersgreat dirt and sand protection
Columbia Sun Gloveseasy to get on and off, don't show dirt
La Sportiva Bushido Shoesbuy at least a size up, love them!
Insoles - Custom
Injinji Midweight Crew Toesocksno toe blisters and wear a very long time
Buff Scarfsun scarf, headband, beanie
Trucker Hat
Sports Bra
Vibrating Alarm WatchNo more stress not hearing an alarm
Patagonia Active Hipsterfavorite for years
Smith Sunglasses
Fizan Polescompact, strong, lightweight
Extra Gear/SnowSnowline Lite MIcrospikes9Recommend highly
Petzl Summit Ice Axe13Grip when you need it
Dexshell Waterproof Socks3.5
Extra Gear/BearBearvault solo32
Ursack S29 9bear protection for non-regulated areas

 

FIRST AID KIT: cuben fiber tape, ibuprofen, benadryl, vicodin, match book, mini-bic lighter, emery board, extra pair of contacts, tough strips band-aids, essential oils, safety pin, knife
FIRST AID KIT: cuben fiber tape, ibuprofen, benadryl, vicodin, match book, mini-bic lighter, emery board, extra pair of contacts, tough strips band-aids, essential oils, safety pin, knife
POTTY BAG: Brawny paper towel sheets, extra ziplock, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, The Deuce of Spades Potty Trowel
POTTY BAG: Brawny paper towel sheets, extra ziplock, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, The Deuce of Spades Potty Trowel

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTRONICS: camera, phone, earbuds, charger, iPhone, earbuds, cords
ELECTRONICS: camera, phone, earbuds, charger, iPhone, earbuds, cords

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