Take a Trek

Gear

Your Base Weight is the weight of your pack and everything inside of it, minus consumables, such as food, water, and fuel. It’s all of the gear that you carry consistently throughout your trek.

This is a list of what I carried on my most recent hike, The Appalachian Trail.

Total Base Weight: 10lbs 15.9oz
Big Three
PackZpacks Arc Blast1lb 7oz
ShelterZpacks Duplex1lb 6oz
Sleeping bagZPacks 20F X-Long1lb 4oz
Sleeping padThermarest Z-Lite Sol Short10oz
4lbs 11oz
Kitchen
Food bag Opsak Odor-proof 1oz
PotEvernew Titanium (640ml)4.2oz
StoveFancy Feast0.2oz
Fuel bottleSoda bottle0.5oz
WindscreenAluminum foil0.2oz
SporkTitanium0.6oz
Lighter (x2)Mini Bic1.2oz
7.9oz
Hydration
Water purifier 1L Sawyer Squeeze3oz
Bottles (x2)1L Smart3oz
Purification tabsRothco Potable Aqua.5oz
6.5oz
Clothing
Stuff sackHead Net1oz
Socks (x2)Darn Tough (short/long)4oz
Baselayer bottomMont Bell5oz
Baselayer topMont Bell6oz
Bandana1oz
HatBeenie2oz
Gloves1oz
ParkaGhost Whisperer7oz
1lb 11oz
Rain Gear
parkaMarmot Mica7oz
Rain skirtYama Gear3oz
UmbrellaMonte Bell8oz
Pack linerTrash compactor bag2oz
1lb 4oz
First Aid/Repair
Duct tapemini roll.5oz
Velcro~
Calamine powder~
Chapstick~
PillsIbuprofin, Pepto-Bismo, Benadryl~
Needle~
Crazzzy glue~
3oz
Toiletries
Toothbrush.4oz
Toothpaste1oz
Dental floss.4oz
Hand sanitizer 2oz bottle2oz
SoapDr. Bronner's 1oz
Eye glasses with case2oz
Contacts/case/solution3oz
9.8oz
Electronics
Granite Gear AirZipsmall.5oz
iPhone with caseLifeproof6oz
Battery PNY 6600 mAh6oz
Adaptor/chords 1.5oz
14oz
Miscellaneous
Stuff SackGranite Gear AirZip (8L)1oz
WalletButterfly.2oz
KnifeSwiss Army Classic SD.5oz
HeadlampPetzel E-Lite (w/Batteries)1oz
CompassSuunto1oz
Ropeparachute (18')1.5oz
Trowel Deuce of spades.5oz
Maps/guidewhatever3oz
Journal/penMoleskin/Bic4oz
12.7oz
Total Base Weight: 10lbs 15.7oz
Base Weight. It's what's in the pack.

Base weight. It’s your constant.

 

  • Keala Lassiter Zoll

    you are SO organized. Awesome.

  • Ms. Nelson

    We don’t sell hats here.