Odyssey 2007 Gear List

GEAR LIST (pounds-ounces.tenth ounces)
00-14.0 Gossamer Gear® Mariposa backpack (small) with hip belt
Wanderlust Gear® Nomad Lite™ sil-nylon (s-n) tent with 4 aluminum pins in s-n stuff sack
Feathered Friends® Rock Wren 750 loft down sleeping bag
00-15.7 Therm-a-Rest® Prolite 4S™ sleeping pad
00-13.1 Arc’teryx® Polartec® jacket
Wanderlust Gear® s-n poncho
00-06.5 Golite® Nylon pants
00-07.6 Patagonia® long sleeve capilene shirt
00-06.0 Aluminum cookpot, aluminum cup, stainless steel spoon
00-01.2 Ball cap
00-00.8 Outdoor Products® water bottle belt pouch
00-01.7 1-liter Mountain Dew® bottle
00-01.1 20 oz. Mountain Dew® bottle
00-02.3 Fleece stuff sack (by Honey and Bear)
00-06.2 S-n ditty bag/w: First-Aid items in Ziploc®, meds in Ziploc®, medicated powder in Ziploc®, small vial of bleach, 
Photon® Freedom™ Micro Light, pencil, clothesline, tooth brush, floss, comb, lighter,
00-12.0 Canon® PowerShot SD 1000 Digital Elph camera, extra battery, extra memory card, charger, tripod
00-07.0 Garmin® etrex GPS
PocketMail® Composer
00-08.1 Sony® M-470 micro cassette recorder
00-03.7 Two weeks data sheets/maps in Ziploc
09-08.1 Total packweight
On my person (other than pack):
00-07.6 Faded Glory® nylon shorts
00-04.3 Patagonia® short sleeve capilene T
00-02.3 Equinox® trail gaiters
00-03.0 Bridgedale® Trekker Isofil® midweight socks
01-11.8 New Balance® 806 cross-trainers
00-01.1 Suunto® M3G liquid-filled compass
00-00.9 Medicine pouch with touchstone/talisman
00-00.5 Angel  “strength” charm
00-01.0 Rx photochromic Transitions® glasses
00-02.3 Plastic wallet with cards/cash
00-00.5 Cotton headband
00-00.2 Data sheet/map for the day
Leki® Makalu Ultralite Air Ergo™ trekking poles
03-10.5 Total (other than packweight)
13-02.5 Total gear weight
*All items have been weighed to the nearest pounds, ounces, tenth-ounces (00-00.0) on certified postal scales.  Please keep in mind that the total of these numbers represents “dry packweight” (food and water not included).  Food and water can add considerable weight, and that added weight will vary according to water availability and the number of days between food re-supply.  Customarily, I carry no more than two quarts (four pounds) of water at any given time, even across barren stretches, because I travel light and travel fast.  My food bag, on average, contains no more than two pounds/day.  So, out of town and fully loaded for six days between re-supply  (water to the next source, plus food), my total packweight would likely come in below 25 pounds.  It should be noted that ultra-light backpacks are not designed to carry heavy loads, much above that listed here, nor should one be trekking in lightweight cross-trainers when lugging heavier packloads.

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