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=== Gear ===
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== Priority Ordering ==
*packs
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*sleeping blanket/bag
**[http://zpacks.com/backpacks/arc_blast.shtml Zpacks ArcBlast]
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*base layers
***30 lb weight limit
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*midweight layer
***$295 + extras
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*go suit
***Krystle ordered 5/15/15 (expected to arrive mid/late June):
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*socks
****Volume: 52 Liters - it was this or 60, close call, both will fit a standard bear can, I thought 60 might be a bit too bulky for me
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*gaiters
****Color: All Army Green w/ Black accents - was tempted by orange and indigo but was swayed by green being a good stashing color
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*whistle
****Torso Height: Shortest (18 inches) - as per measurements & email to Zpacks
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*watch
****Belt Length: Small (26 inches and up) - current pack measures 22", get lumbar pad if too big
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****Shoulder Pouch
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== Gear ==
****Key Pocket (.2 oz)
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*Pack — [http://zpacks.com/backpacks/arc_blast.shtml Zpacks ArcBlast]
****Ice Axe Loops (Both Sides) (.1 oz) - for future mountaineering adventures
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***30 lb weight limit (20lb goal)
****Trekking Pole Holders, One Side (.2 oz)
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***60L, grey, 19" with two side pockets, shock cord lashing, and a key pocket.  
****Shock Cord Lashing (.5 oz) - to compress for use as day pack
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***Aaron got a 60L, grey, 19" with two side pockets, shock cord lashing, and a key pocket.  
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*Bear cans
**[http://andrewskurka.com/ Skurka] recommended [http://www.ula-equipment.com/product_p/circuit.htm ULA Circuit]
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**BV500
***30 lb weight limit
 
***$225 including extras
 
*bear cans (rent?)
 
 
**[http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/bearcanrentals.htm yosemite rental]
 
**[http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/bearcanrentals.htm yosemite rental]
*shoes
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**main shoes (vivos? minimalist?)
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*Footwear
***Krystle ordered [http://www.amazon.com/Altra-Womens-Superior-1-5-Running/dp/B00F36Y930 Altra Superior 1.5] on 5/14
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**trail
****Joe recommended - many people used them on JMT & PCT, zero drop but thicker sole than Vivos, better for rocky Sierras terrain
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***[http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Trail-Running-Shoes-Reviews/Saucony-Peregrine-5 Saucony Peregrine 5]
****Someone somewhere on the Internet said Superior dries more quickly than Lone Peak, but I did not confirm; these seem meshy and quick drying though.
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**camp/alternate (flip flops? chacos? barefoots?)
****Superior 2.0 is more expensive and looks so blocky and I have skinny feet so
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****I love the velcro in the back for gaiters
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*Shelter
**camp shoes (flip flops? xeros?)
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**Option A: Standalone tent
***also for stream crossings
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*** Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL2 (note: apply additional waterproofing)
*tent (note: apply additional waterproofing)
 
**Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL2
 
 
***Weight: 4 lbs 2.7 oz / 66.7 oz ([http://www.backpackgeartest.org/reviews/Shelters/Tents/Big%20Agnes%20Jack%20Rabbit%20SL2/Test%20Report%20by%20Ray%20Estrella/ source])
 
***Weight: 4 lbs 2.7 oz / 66.7 oz ([http://www.backpackgeartest.org/reviews/Shelters/Tents/Big%20Agnes%20Jack%20Rabbit%20SL2/Test%20Report%20by%20Ray%20Estrella/ source])
****Could save a little weight by using my titanium stakes, how many stakes does this tent actually need? Come with 10 that weigh 5.1 oz total, my 6 weigh 1.3 oz
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**Option B: A-frame catenary tarp + bivy
***removable rain fly for stargazing (though this can easily be arranged outside of the tent as well)
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***Tarp: Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Tarp ([http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Ultralight-Tent-Reviews/Mountain-Laurel-Designs-Grace-Tarp-Duo OGL review])
***freestanding
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**** Weight: Solo: 12oz
**[http://sixmoondesigns.com/tents/outfitter.html Six Moon Designs Lunar Duo Outfitter]
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***Bivy: [http://www.rei.com/product/794292/rei-minimalist-bivy-regular REI Minimalist]
***Weight: 3 lbs 10.3 oz / 57 oz
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**** Weight: 15oz
***more spacious (floor space 34 ft^2)
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*** Tyvek ground sheet (3.2m)
*tarp/groundcloth/footprint
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**** Weight: ???
**[http://sixmoondesigns.com/tents/FootprintLarge.html lunar duo tyvek footprint] - 6.5 oz
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**MSR Groundhog stakes (x6)
*trekking poles
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*Sleeping gear
*sunblock
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** Therm-a-rest NeoAir XLite (womens — smaller, lighter, warmer)
*sunglasses
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**quilt/ bag
*gaiters
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***Mountain hardware ultralamina 20?
*camera
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***[http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/make-quilt/index.html DIY] 24 oz / way cheaper (primaloft available [http://www.seattlefabrics.com/insulations.html here])?
*maps/navigation
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***alternative: 2 layers of climashield apex. Primaloft sport wears faster, isn't as effective of an insulator (warmth to weight ratio). Primaloft Gold is great but really hard to find.
*biodegradable soap (bronner's?)
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*hand sanitizer
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*On-trail accessories
*wipes
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**Trekking poles — Leki Corklite
*stove & fuel
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**sunglasses
*cooking kit
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**gaiters
*knife/multitool/utensils
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**hat?
*udigit
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*Toiletries
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**sunblock
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**dr. bronner's
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**hand sanitizer
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**wipes
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**bug stuff (tiny deet)
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**lip balm
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**nail clippers
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**inhalers
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**toothbrush
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*Navigation & emergency
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**maps
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**compass — Suunto M3 Global Pro
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**mirror?
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**whistle?
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*Cooking & utility
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**stove + fuel
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**knife/multitool
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**Shovel — udigit!
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**mini lighter
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*first aid/emergency kit
 
*first aid/emergency kit
**bandaids
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**bandages
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**ointment
 
**secondskin
 
**secondskin
 
**moleskin
 
**moleskin
**bodyglide
 
**pepto
 
 
**immodium AD
 
**immodium AD
**painkillers
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**ibuprofen
**aspirin
 
 
**epipen
 
**epipen
 
**duct tape
 
**duct tape
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**needle + thread
 
**needle + thread
 
**waterproof matches
 
**waterproof matches
**water treatment tablets
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**water treatment tablets (aquamira)
**bug bite treatment
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**ID, health insurance card, cash, debit card
**lighter
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**emergency contact info
*compass
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*emergency whistle
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*Clothing
*medication
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**on-trail
**inhalers
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*** socks
**pill
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*** trail/running shorts (x2)
*clothing
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*** trail shirt (?)
**base layers
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*** gaiters
**swimming stuff
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*** hat?
** Mid-weight insulation
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** Layers
*** North Face Thermo Ball
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***base layer top
**rain shell
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***base layer bottom
*** Aaron's going w the OR Helium II
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*** Mid-weight layer — ~100 weight fleece (Patagonia R1?)
*** Krystle - Sierra Designs cagoule
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*** Insulated layer — North Face Thermo Ball
**socks
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**weather gear
**underwear
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***rain shell — OR Helium II
**shorts
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***gloves (mtn hardware?)
**gloves
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***hat/cap/beanie
*microtowel(s)
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**extra/backup
*sleeping pads
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*** socks
** Therm-a-rest NeoAir XLite (womens — smaller, lighter, warmer)
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*** shorts?
*sleeping bags/quilts (Jesse recommends rated down to 20 deg)
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**liner?
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* Water
**K to buy...some options:
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**Sawyer mini
***[http://www.enlightenedequipment.com/prodigy/ prodigy] 26 oz / $170
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**Aqua mira tablets
***[http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=42&products_id=133 spirit quilt] 21 oz / $215
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**water bottles/containers
***[http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/make-quilt/index.html DIY] 24 oz / way cheaper (primaloft available [http://www.seattlefabrics.com/insulations.html here])
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**bladder
****alternative: 2 layers of climashield apex. Primaloft sport wears faster, isn't as effective of an insulator (warmth to weight ratio). Primaloft Gold is great but really hard to find.
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*hat/cap/beanie
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* Utility/Camp/Storage gear
*bug repellant
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**bandana (all purpose rag)
*itty bitty foam roller
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**microtowel
*water filter
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**headlamp
*water bottles/containers
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**backup light?
*glasses/contacts stuff
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**paper and pen
*toothbrush
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**batteries
*paper towels
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**watch
*zip lock bags
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**zip lock bags
*headlamps, flashlights
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**stuff sacks (x2 for clothes etc)
*batteries
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**camera??
*watch
 
*ID, health insurance card, cash, debit card
 
*emergency contact info
 
*lip balm
 
*paper and pen
 
*nail clippers
 

Latest revision as of 18:22, 6 August 2015

Priority Ordering[edit]

  • sleeping blanket/bag
  • base layers
  • midweight layer
  • go suit
  • socks
  • gaiters
  • whistle
  • watch

Gear[edit]

  • Pack — Zpacks ArcBlast
      • 30 lb weight limit (20lb goal)
      • 60L, grey, 19" with two side pockets, shock cord lashing, and a key pocket.
  • Shelter
    • Option A: Standalone tent
      • Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL2 (note: apply additional waterproofing)
      • Weight: 4 lbs 2.7 oz / 66.7 oz (source)
    • Option B: A-frame catenary tarp + bivy
      • Tarp: Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Tarp (OGL review)
        • Weight: Solo: 12oz
      • Bivy: REI Minimalist
        • Weight: 15oz
      • Tyvek ground sheet (3.2m)
        • Weight: ???
    • MSR Groundhog stakes (x6)
  • Sleeping gear
    • Therm-a-rest NeoAir XLite (womens — smaller, lighter, warmer)
    • quilt/ bag
      • Mountain hardware ultralamina 20?
      • DIY 24 oz / way cheaper (primaloft available here)?
      • alternative: 2 layers of climashield apex. Primaloft sport wears faster, isn't as effective of an insulator (warmth to weight ratio). Primaloft Gold is great but really hard to find.
  • On-trail accessories
    • Trekking poles — Leki Corklite
    • sunglasses
    • gaiters
    • hat?
  • Toiletries
    • sunblock
    • dr. bronner's
    • hand sanitizer
    • wipes
    • bug stuff (tiny deet)
    • lip balm
    • nail clippers
    • inhalers
    • toothbrush
  • Navigation & emergency
    • maps
    • compass — Suunto M3 Global Pro
    • mirror?
    • whistle?
  • Cooking & utility
    • stove + fuel
    • knife/multitool
    • Shovel — udigit!
    • mini lighter
  • first aid/emergency kit
    • bandages
    • ointment
    • secondskin
    • moleskin
    • immodium AD
    • ibuprofen
    • epipen
    • duct tape
    • superglue
    • needle + thread
    • waterproof matches
    • water treatment tablets (aquamira)
    • ID, health insurance card, cash, debit card
    • emergency contact info
  • Clothing
    • on-trail
      • socks
      • trail/running shorts (x2)
      • trail shirt (?)
      • gaiters
      • hat?
    • Layers
      • base layer top
      • base layer bottom
      • Mid-weight layer — ~100 weight fleece (Patagonia R1?)
      • Insulated layer — North Face Thermo Ball
    • weather gear
      • rain shell — OR Helium II
      • gloves (mtn hardware?)
      • hat/cap/beanie
    • extra/backup
      • socks
      • shorts?
  • Water
    • Sawyer mini
    • Aqua mira tablets
    • water bottles/containers
    • bladder
  • Utility/Camp/Storage gear
    • bandana (all purpose rag)
    • microtowel
    • headlamp
    • backup light?
    • paper and pen
    • batteries
    • watch
    • zip lock bags
    • stuff sacks (x2 for clothes etc)
    • camera??