Ultimate gear list

Total packweight

My total pack weight comes in at 7.1 kg, or 15.6 lbs. This is not counting consumables like food, water, toothpaste, etc…

For a video breakdown of all my gear, click here.

Weight break-down

Pack weightWearing
Base Weight2.992
Clothes1.3701.200
Food/Water843
Electronics1.356
Other equipment51410
Toiletries194
Medical kit305
Total7.1111.610
Desert70
Sierra’s2.876

Baseweight: the BIG three (+)

Weight (g)Acquired
BackpackULA Circuit1163yes
TentNigor PioPio Solo794yes
Sleeping matTherm-a-rest neoAIR Xtherm small310yes
Down sleeping bagEnlightened Equipment -17C waterproof quilt, XSmall505yes
Sleeping bag liner (optional)Bluefield; silk220yes
2.992

Clothes

Weight (g)Acquired
Short sleeve/ tank top50yes
LongsleeveIcebreaker; Merino Wool 200167yes
Sports braOrtovox Rock’n’Wool sport top64yes
UnderwearExOfficio women’s Give-N-Go printed15yes
Zip-off trousersNorthface Exploration Zip-Off294yes
TrailrunnersSalomon Speedcross 4 W570 (inc insoles)yes
InsolesSuperfeet Greenyes
Hiking socksDarn Tough Merino wool, micro cushion hiker40yes
Wearing1.200
Longsleeve hoodieOrtovox R’N’W Merino Wool Hoodie350yes
Thermal pants(also sleep pants)114yes
Down jacketMountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer177yes
Goretex JacketArc’teryx Hybrid333yes
Rain pantsBerghaus Gore-tex Paclite180yes
Toe socksInjinji 1/4 Trail, Merino Wool, anti-blisters40yes
Hiking socksDarn Tough Merino wool, micro cushion hiker71yes
UnderwearExOfficio women’s Give-N-Go printed15yes
BuffMerino Wool48yes
BeanieUnder Armour infrared cold gear39yes
in pack1.370

Food/Water (no consumeables)

Weight (g)Acquired
Stove + fuel + coffee cupjetboil FlashLite535yes
Long SporkSea to Summit Alphalight long Spork12yes
PocketknifeLeatherman style CS42yes
Water FilterSawyer Squeeze39yes
Foldable water bottlePlatypus 1L softbottle 2x45yes
Smart Water bottleworks as flushback for waterfilter in San Diego
1L Nalgene bottleI know; heavy! But doubles as a sleeping bag heater 😉170
TABASCO!because tabasco…in San Diego
843

Electronics

Weight (g)Acquired
PowerbarRAV power 20100 mAh375yes
Solar ChargerSolar Paper 7,5W260yes
HeadlampPetzl Tikka RXP110yes
PhoneYotaphone 2; 32 GB;
for maps, books, mp3, photo’s, phone, internet
145yes
Charging wires + US lightning plug125yes
Digital CameraSony Cybershot DSC-w810,
20.1MP, USB rechargeable
135yes
Camera mountStickPic + tripod9 + 50yes
MP3 player + headphoneCreative zen 4GB
expandable with SD/microSD cards
72yes
GPS trackermygpstracker.nl75 (inc holder)yes
1.356

Other / specialized equipment

Weight (g)Acquired
Passport, permits, paper maps Sierra
Hiking polesAlpenstock lightweight
+ Duckttape
410yes
Sitting PadEbay (Can make smaller if needed)20yes
SunglassesOakley Commit SQ18yes
Mosquito headnetSea to Summit Nano13yes
461
Bear Cannister (required through sierras)BV500
Loan program; will pick up at Kennedy Meadows
(1315)yes, pickup in KM
Ice Axe (only sierras+CA)C.A.M.P USA Corsa(205)yes
Crampons (only sierras+CA)On loan from a friend(826)yes
Snow capsfor hiking poles(21)yes
Yeti GaiterseBay(360)yes
Thermal glove liners(19)yes
water/windproof gloves(130)yes
Duct tape wrap some strips around hiking poles
In sierras will carry a whole roll; will use it to make my own snow shoes if necessary
In San Diego
Sierra2876
Sun hateBay
might throw away
(70)yes

Toiletries

Weight (g)Acquired
Wet whipesGet in San Diego
Pee ragBandana30yes
TowelSmall microfiber53yes
Hand alcohol75Get in San Diego
Toothbrush13yes
ToothpasteGet in San diego
Diva cupmight throw away on trail10yes
Funnelmight throw away on trail13yes
194

Medical Kit

Weight (g)Acquired
Ibuprofen+naproxen+tylenolNSAID+PCM
Stomach medicineAntacid; rennies
Loperamide + laxative
Imodium; treats diarrhoea
+ laxative
Cinnarizinenausea
AntihistamineCetirizine 10mg
Nasal spraywith Xylometazoline
Throat medicineTrachitol
Bandaids + blister stripsdiffrent sizes
Steristrips
1 suture kit
1 bandage
1 small package of sugarfor hemostasis
Kinesio tapeI swear by this stuff!!
Vaseline stickHelps for any skin condition, helps wick moisture8yes
sun block F50High protection for the desert
Supplementsmultivitamin,
cranberry,
fibers,
effervescent tablets (with vitamins and stuff; vitC, multi vit, energy etc)
ORSOral Rehydration Salts
Tweezers, knife, scissors and hand alcohol are already in other categories.
220
Lighter15get in SD
Tent splint/repair kitcubenfiber3yes
ducttape
Rope/elastic/
85