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[at-l] re: Pack Weight
Thanks for all the encourageing words in reply to "Thru-Hike in
Jepordy". Things usually work out for the best I think. I keep lanning
Here is the tenative list of my pack contents and approx. weights of
each item. My basic pack weight comes to abt 31 pounds without food or
water. I see where I can loose a cople of pounds by replacing the
Nalgene stuff with soda bottles and perhaps dropping a jacket. Last
minuet decisions will be made at the trail head.
Basic Pack Weight
approx. 31 pounds
7# 0 oz Pack Weight Coleman XPD
35 oz Apex II + 16 oz fuel
9 oz 3qt aluminium pot, wind screen, spoon
16 oz Pure Hiker water filter
12 oz Nalgene Bottles (2) 1 liter and insulated 1/2 liter (coffee
6 oz 4 liter Droomedary water bag MSR
24 oz Gortex Jacket
13 oz Gortex Pants
23 oz Polartec 300 jacket
18 oz Polartec 200 jacket
15 oz Polartec 200 full zip pants
5 oz Thinsolite Gloves
2 oz Fingerless wool Gloves (military liners)
4 oz O.R. Rain Booney
4 oz Two lightweight fleece balacavas
?? oz Midweight fleece windstop balacava
28 oz lightweight long johns, 2 pair Thorlo Hiker socks, Hiker
shorts, towel, cord.
2 oz Fm radio
11 oz Cammera; Olympus Stylus zoom 105 and padded case.
6 oz Micro tape Recorder
5 oz Petzel Micro Light flashlight.
2# 04 oz O.R. advanced Bivi, + 4 oz tarp.
14 oz RidgeCrest pad.
15 oz Blue Foam full length pad.
06 oz TP in ziplock, plastic trowel
04 oz 97 Data Book
Add Food and Water!
In addition I will wear, Gortex Gaiters, thorlo socks, lt weight
longjohns, probally the
Gortex, hats, gloves from above, Vasque Super Hikers, Leki Super Maluka
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