Chris Shiflett's Backpacking Gear
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1. Worn & Carried20
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ShirtIcebreakerOasis short-sleeve crewhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AF5ITT4
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PantsPranaStretch Zion pants 13.2http://www.prana.com/stretch-zion-pant.html
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UnderpantsEx OfficioGive-N-Go boxer brief2.5Might try Icebreaker merino boxer briefs instead.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001M0MN16
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SocksDarn ToughMerino hiking socks2https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008RSF3H2
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ShoesAltraLone Peak Neoshellhttps://www.altrarunning.com/men/lone-peak-3-neoshell-low
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GaitersAltraTrail gaiters1Not required, but helps keep grit and dirt out of your shoes.
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HatBCCBCC trucker capI might make some BCC caps this year.
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SunglassesJulboBreeze1.3Inexpensive, lightweight, and have photochromic lenseshttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B01D4WHHB0
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2. Clothing45
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Sleeping shirtIcebreaker
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Sleeping pantsIcebreakerApex leggings7.8http://www.icebreaker.com/en/mens-baselayers/apex-leggings-w-fly/100487.html
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Sleeping socksIcebreakerHike+ medium crew2.4http://www.icebreaker.com/en/mens-socks/mens-hike%2B-medium-crew/IBND09.html?dwvar_IBND09_color=002
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HoodieVoormiRiver Run Hoodie7A new lightweight merino hoodie to test
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Down jacketMontbellPlasma 1000 alpine down parka8.4Very expensive, but great. There's also a hoodless version.http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?p_id=2301257
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Rain jacketArc'TeryxAlpha FL11.1Montbell Versalite is a lighter and less expensive option.http://www.arcteryx.com/Product.aspx?model=Alpha-FL-Jacket
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Rain pantsMontbellVersalite pants3.9http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?p_id=2328277
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GlovesIcebreakerOasis glove liners1.1http://www.icebreaker.com/en/accessories/oasis-glove-liners/IBM207.html?dwvar_IBM207_color=001
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MittensREIMinimalist waterproof mittens 1.3Hard to find. Maintain Laurel rain mittens are probably better.https://mountainlaureldesigns.com/product/event-rain-mitts/
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Extra shirtIcebreakerOasis short-sleeve crewhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AF5ITT4
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Extra socksDarn ToughMerino hiking socks2https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008RSF3H2
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3. Sleeping & Shelter67
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TentTarptentNotch Lithium19.9NEW TENThttps://www.tarptent.com/store/notch-li
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BagKatabaticSawatch 15º, 900 fill, 6'24This is an extra heavy bag for cold weather.http://katabaticgear.com/shop/sawatch-sleeping-bag/
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PadTherm-a-RestNeoAir XTherm and stuff sack16.1The NeoAir Xlite is a lighter (but slightly colder) option.http://www.cascadedesigns.com/therm-a-rest/mattresses/fast-and-light/neoair-xtherm-and-xtherm-max/product
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PillowTherm-a-RestCompressible pillow7Should be listed under luxury.https://www.thermarest.com/pillows/camp-head-compressible-pillow-1
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4. Packing31.1
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PackKatabaticOnni LiteSkin 50L27.2NEW PACKhttps://katabaticgear.com/shop/onni-liteskin-50l-backpack/
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Food bagZPacksCuben roll top food bag, cord, and caribiner3.1http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/stuff_sacks.shtml
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Personal bagMontbellUltralight paper pouch0.4http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?p_id=1123863
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Utilities bagMontbellUltralight paper pouch0.4http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?p_id=1123863
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5. Kitchen9.2
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Ground clothDuPontTyvek0.8Convenient for laying out the kitchen on damp ground.https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JBBOAM8
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StoveBRS3000T Ultra0.9http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NNMF70U
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UtensilVargoTitanium spork0.6https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000AXTOMW
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PlateSnow PeakTitanium plate2.2http://www.amazon.com/Snow-Peak-Titanium-Plate/dp/B002IAHAUS
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PotSnow PeakMini solo 2.05.5New kit from Snow Peak.https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018XJXYHA/
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6. Water5.5
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FilterKatadynBeFree 3L gravity filter3.5One or two of these is enough for a group.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0764P4L7Q/
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BottleKatadynBeFree soft water bottle with filter2https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M0MZ7NI
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7. Essentials & Utilities10.9
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First aidCustomCustom4.3I'll supply some essentials for you to make your own.
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CompassSuuntoM-3 Global1.6https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000FEXZHQ/
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TrowelQiWizBig Dig0.6http://qiwiz.net/trowels.html
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HeadlampPetzlZipka Plus 2 with batteries2.2The original Zipka is also good.http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KYTQZEG/
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ScissorsClaussTitanium scissors0.2http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000XB6CS0
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LighterBic2 Minis0.8http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00863XN4I
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FirestarterSOLTinder-Quik0.1http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0027T0KJS
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Extra batteriesEnergizer4 AAA batteries1.1Good idea to have extra for headlamp, but probably only need 2.https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002DUQDQ
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8. Personal1.1
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ToothbrushZpacksUltralight toothbrush0.2http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/toothbrush.shtml
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ToothpasteColgateTravel size tube0.5Can also make toothpaste dots.http://www.minimus.biz/Colgate-Cavity-Protection-Toothpaste-C01-0114201-8100.aspx
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Face washThayersRose petal witch hazel tonerhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00016XJ4M
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TowelPackTowlUltralight soft texture towel0.4http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005I6Q62C
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WipesMuch better than toilet paper.
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9. Luxury28.8
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SatelliteSpotGen3 and 4 AAA batteries4.4I'm bringing mine, so no one else needs to bring one.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C8S8S4W
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BatteryAnkerPowerCore+ Mini2.7Useful if you plan to use your phone extensively for photos.https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005X1Y7I2
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LanternLuminAidPackLite 123.7You can just use your headlamp at night instead.https://luminaid.com/products/luminaid-packlite-12
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ChairHelinoxChair Zero18This is a complete luxury, but it's really nice to sit at camp.http://www.bigagnes.com/CHAIR-ZERO
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Coffee DripperMontbellO.D. Compact Dripper 2Bringing this and freshly-ground beans.https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CMCWP6/
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Base weight in ounces198.6
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Base weight in pounds12.4125
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