This list is subject to change, but is a pretty comprehensive idea of what I’m carrying on my back…also, you can clearly see I am not an ultra light backpacker, nor do I try to be. While keeping my big three (pack, tent and sleeping bag) down as much as possible I allow myself to add some items that I find comforting to have (ie. camp shoes, knife, extra layers).

I also wrote a blog about choosing my tent:  Tents

Sea to Summit

Montbell Storm Cruiser

Item Brand Weight (ounces) Temporary items
Pack Osprey exos 48 L 40
Sleeping Quilt Enlightened Equipment Revelation – 10 degree/wide 24
Tent Tarptent Notch 27
Sleeping Pad 16.4
Ice Axe (Colorado Only) Black Diamond Raven Pro 13
Cookset Optimus Crux (w/pot) 14
Cathole digger Deuce of Spades .6
First Aid Kit Various supplies 4
Hygeine Kit Various supplies 6
Down Jacket Montbell Alpine Light Parka 11.8
Rain Jacket 9
Rain Kilt ULA 2.5
Wind Jacket Patagonia Houdini 3.5
Socks (3 pair) Icebreaker 11
Base Layer (top) Icebreaker LS Hooded shirt 8.5
Base Layer (bottom) Lole tights 8.75
Underwear (3 pair) Patagonia hipster 3
Hiking Shirt Railriders Wayfarer 12
Hiking Pants Mountain Hardwear 10
Warm Hat Mountain Hardwear 2.4
Gloves Mountain Hardwear 1.75
Camp Shoes Teva Mush Flip flops 5
Water Filter Sawyer Squeeze (w/1L pouch) 5
Extra water pouch Evernew 2L 1.6
Water Bottles (2) Smartwater 1L 3
Bandana 1
Knife Kershaw 4
Flashlight Petzl Headlamp 3
Phone Samsung Galaxy S5 in Lifeproof Case 7
Battery Charger/cables 8.6
Personal Items (id/passport/credit card) 2.75
Umbrella Gossamer Gear 8
bug net .6
Spoon .5
Stuff Sack for clothes 1.5
Total weight (less worn clothing) 246.25 254.25