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Backpacking Gear List 2

by Tony Plutynski

November 2003

key
optional
shared weight items

Items Packed In

  • boots: hiking
  • *gym shoes (for fishing) - 24 oz.
  • #AM/FM radio w batteries - 3.5 oz.
  • laces
  • socks: 2 pair wool - 2.5 oz./pair
  • socks: 2 pair cotton - 1 oz./pair
  • shirt: long sleeve, polypropelene - 6 oz.
  • shirt: long sleeve, work shirt - 7 oz.
  • underpants - 2 oz.
  • rainpants: breathable - 7 oz.
  • sweater or down top, blue fleece - 17oz.
  • pants: hiking - 10.5 oz.
  • hat; broad brimmed for sun - 3 oz.
  • bandana - 1 oz.
  • rainjacket: breathable - 8 oz.
  • watch cap - 2 oz.
  • *mosquito repellant
  • sunblock in special container
  • *hand lotion
  • hand soap
  • betadyne for water - .5 oz./wk.
  • glasses: corrective
  • sunglasses
  • toothbrush (handle cut down)
  • toothpowder (much less wt.)
  • alarm watch
  • first aid kit - 3 oz.
  • *Diamox (for altitude sickness)
  • *back medicine (Alieve)
  • knife: very small - .7 oz.
  • toilet paper (in plastic bag)
  • flashlight: single AAA size or smaller
  • day pack - 7 oz.
  • *fuel tablet (for safety)
  • mirror (for signalling)
  • pencil & paper (for notes)
  • lip balm
  • matches: storm, in waterproof - 2 oz.
  • pack rain cover (or substitute a plastic bag)
  • whistles
  • #tent and groundcloth: 1 man - 2.5 lb., 2 man - 3.1 lb.
  • sponge - .1oz.
  • #ropes: 40' minimum (for hanging bear bags) - 2 oz. ea.
  • ground cloth/porch/poncho - 12 oz.
  • mat: sleeping (egg crate) - 1 lb.
  • pack: light - 12 oz., heavy - 4 lbs 15 oz.
  • sleeping bag
  • candle
  • matches: in plastic bag (for stove) - 14 oz.
  • #gas 2.5 , 2oz/man/day w.o.,w. can, - 1.38 lb
  • *stove cleaner
  • *grill
  • #*can: (for wood fire) bagged - 4 oz.
  • #cooking pot or *pots - 7 oz. minimum
  • cup: titanium - 2 oz.
  • spoon
  • bags: plastic, extra
  • bottle: wide mouth - 1.5 oz.
  • Platypus water bag - 1 oz.
  • #rubber tubing with copper tubing tip: (for blowing on fire) - 1oz.
  • reel & rod: w markings for size - 12 oz.
  • flies in box
  • lures in box
  • fishing licence
  • bobber
  • dry fly
  • bungy cord
  • topo maps: in plastic bag
  • compass
  • *GPS with good batteries - 5 oz.
  • trip description: in plastic bag
  • hard candy: (for trail; keeps mouth moist)
  • food: (for trip) - 1.2 lb/day/man
  • food bag: w. strap (for hanging)
  • Crystal Lite: in film cannister - 1oz.
  • rubber bands
  • *comb
  • *reading material
  • #*camera
  • *GI can opener
  • cocoa
  • super glue: small container
  • duct tape: small (for repairs)
  • car key and *spare: (for partner)

Items Not Packed In

  • moth balls: (for car)
  • descriptive note for rescue
  • go aheads
  • shorts
  • clothes: extra, dry
  • juice drinks
  • water
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