What’s In My Backpack ?

Uncle Tom’s Final Packing list
rev. 8.2.11

1. Pack Group:
1 Backpack – Arc’teryx Altra 65…………………              80.0 ounces
1 Pack liner – trash compactor bag……                        2.0 ounces
1 Pack cover ……………………….                                      3.0 ounces
Total……………………………………………..             85. ounces = 5. lbs. 3 0z.

2. Shelter Group:
rain wrap                                                                              3.7  oz
rain jacket                                                                            7.0 oz
1 Tarptent -Moment [http://www.tarptent.com]—–         30 oz.
Total…………………………………………….         40.7  ounces    = 2 lbs 5 oz.

3. Sleeping Group:
1 down bag, Western Mountaineering             40F                 26.0 oz.
1 Ibex wool long sleeve zip T                                                     6.5 oz.
1 Ibex long tights                                                                         7.0 oz
1 socks wool                                                                                  3.1 oz.
1 headlamp w/ batteries  ( Princeton Byte)                           2.1 oz.
1 stuff sack sil-nylon………………………                                     1.3 oz.
1 Exped Down mat, short                                                        27.5 0z.
Total……………………………………………                  73 ounces   =   4.5 lbs.

Extra clothing :
1 pr. wool socks                                                                       2.1 oz.
1 pr. Manzilla Windstopper gloves                                     2.2 0z.
1 Ibex wool hat                                                                        2.3 oz.
1 pr.  Patagonia mid weight stretch tights                       8.6 oz.
1 Ibex wool mid-weight zip long sleeve crew top              10.2 oz.
1 Western Mountaineering Hooded Flash Down jacket   9 oz.
Total……………………………………………             34.4  ounces=  2.15 lbs.

4. Kitchen Group:
1 Steripen Adventurer                                                           4.6 oz.
1  “Four Dog”  Bushcooker LT1 multifuel stove             2.5 oz.
1 titanium windscreen                                                         0.7 oz.
1. Titanium cook pot 700 ml modified w/ lid                4.1 oz.
2 lighters…………………………………………….                    1.2 oz.
1 water bottle – used Gatorade bottle…                         1.7 oz.
1 qt. water bottle ( Tiki Mon)                                        5.4 0z.
1 sil-nylon stuff sack – food bag………….                     0.6 oz.
abrasive scrub pad, Bronner’s soap                         1.0 oz.
1 spork……………………………………                             0.3 oz.
1 cup, bowl=Orikaso                                                     4.2 oz.
1 MSR coffee filter                                                         0.6 oz.
2 bandannas………………………………………..               2.0 oz.
1 length cord – 50’……………………………..                    2.5 oz.
Total………………………………………….      31.4  ounces     =        2.0  lbs.

5. Hygiene Group:
1 small pack towel……………………………..                        1.0 oz.
1 bottle hand cleaner                     …………                         1.3 oz.
1 small zip lock………………………………….                          1.3 oz
w/ floss, vitamins, ointment, emery boards
1 partial roll toilet paper……………………..                         2.0 oz.
1 Baby wipes                                                                           2.0 oz.
1 chap stick                                                                              0.2 oz.
1 disposable razor                                                                   0.1 oz.
1 small child toothbrush……………………..                           0.5 oz
1 small tube tooth paste…………………….                             0.7 oz.
Total……………………………………………..             10.9  ounces  =  0.68 lbs

Electronics:
1    iPod Touch with headphones,  wall charger and connector   6.3 oz.
1    Panasonic Lumix  DMC-FX-07 Digital Camera w/ charger  14.5 oz
1  Nokia with wall charger, 10cents/minute,  phone                          5.4 oz.
1  Solio solar charger w/ wall charger                                                8.8 oz.
1     Verizon Mi-Fi personal access device                                         4.8 oz.

Total……………………………………………..36.8  ounces  =                2.3  lbs

Navigation:
Maps, guidebook pages

wearing:
1 cap
1 pr. sunglasses
1 Ibex wool zip-t
1 pr. synthetic underwear
1 pr. Patagonia shorts
1 pt.  low cut socks
1 pr. OTB  boots
1 pr. gaiters
1 pr. Leki poles

total packed weight, dry, without food, maps               18    pounds

About tjamrog

I'm sixty-seven and live in the Maine woods. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007, the Pacific Crest Trail in 2010, Vermont's Long Trail in 2011, and the Continental Divide Trail in 2013 . I am outdoors every day. I offer guided backpacking trips and classes in Maine, through "Uncle Tom's Guided Adventures".
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One Response to What’s In My Backpack ?

  1. Clarkie says:

    Prudent Plan if I do say so myself!

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