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Matt Edwards - Appalachian Trail-Triple Crown

Journal for my Appalachian Trail hike in 2011 Create/edit gear list

Base Weight (The pack and everything carried except food and water)
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
1 Backpack- Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus Frameless with one small external pocket 0.00 17.0 0.00 1.06lbs
2 Sleep System- Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30 0.00 18.0 0.00 2.19lbs
3 Shelter- Mountain laurel Designs Patrol Shelter Spectralite 0.00 6.8 0.00 2.61lbs
4 Shelter/Raingear- GoLite Chrome Dome Trekking Umbrella 0.00 8.0 0.00 3.11lbs
5 Insulation Layer- Montebell Thermawrap Parka synthetic fill 0.00 13.0 0.00 3.92lbs
6 Insulation layer- Polar Max Acclimate Dry wool light weight long underwear bottoms 0.00 5.0 0.00 4.24lbs
7 Raingear- Trail Lite Designs Cloud Cape Cuben fiber 0.00 3.0 0.00 4.42lbs
8 Insulation layer- Turtle fur fleece cap 0.00 2.0 0.00 4.55lbs
9 Insulation layer/backpack support-Ridgerest sleeping pad 3/4 length cut down to 0.00 6.0 0.00 4.92lbs
10 Bakc pack liner Nylo-fume bag 0.00 0.5 0.00 4.96lbs
11 shelter accesories- MLD 8 Vargo Ti stakes 40' Lite Line with 8 mini line locs 0.00 3.1 0.00 5.15lbs
12 Luxury item-Samsung SGH-T-369 Prepaid cell phone also functions as camera. Wall charger included. 0.00 5.0 0.00 5.46lbs
13 Tools-Victorinox Classic knife, Toothbrush, Micro Led Photon light all on a 0.00 1.0 0.00 5.52lbs
14 Steripen classic UV water purifier 0.00 5.0 0.00 5.84lbs
15 Tools-Dental Floss and sewing needles 0.00 0.0 0.00 5.84lbs
16 Footwear-Injinji toe socks 1 pair, 2 pair Smartwool low tops 0.00 4.0 0.00 6.09lbs
17 Water storage-Platypus 3 liter with hose, aqua fina bottle 1 liter 0.00 4.0 0.00 6.34lbs
18 The lack of a stove is no mistake. I am going stoveless once again. 0.00 0.0 0.00 6.34lbs
19 Mittens - Homemade, uncoated ripstop nylon outer with micro fleece liner. I am considering 0.00 1.5 0.00 6.43lbs
20 Fire- 1-Light My Fire-Firesteel, 1- Micro bic lighter, Petzl E- lite headlamp with battery 0.00 3.0 0.00 6.62lbs
21 Medical-Body Glide anti chafe, Foam earplugs, bottle of ibuprofen and metronidazole antibiotics, leuko tape 0.00 0.5 0.00 6.65lbs
22 Sea to Summit wallet with money/cards (also functions as water proof cover for phone/camera) 0.00 2.0 0.00 6.77lbs
23 Guide book The A.T. Guide Book pages and maps per section 0.00 4.0 0.00 7.02lbs
24 Parachute line 50' for bear bagging food through the Smokies. 0.00 4.0 0.00 7.27lbs
Gear worn while hiking
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
25 Visor- Columbia Pro Fishing Gear(combines with fleece cap to make a warm hat without wearing the MB parka) 0.00 1.8 0.00 0.11lbs
26 Shirt- Long Sleeve Columbia Titanium Silver Ridge 2 0.00 7.0 0.00 0.55lbs
27 Shorts- Military surplus PT shorts 0.00 5.0 0.00 0.86lbs
28 Socks- Injinji Toe socks 1 pair under 1 pair Smartwool low cut med 0.00 1.0 0.00 0.92lbs
29 Shoes- New Balance 479 0.00 28.0 0.00 2.67lbs
30 Trekking poles- Leki Makalu Corklite (No Shocks) 0.00 14.5 0.00 3.58lbs
31 Bandana 0.00 1.0 0.00 3.64lbs
32 Sunglasses- Kaenon Polarized 0.00 0.0 0.00 3.64lbs
33 Tyvek wind shirt 0.00 5.0 0.00 3.95lbs
34 Suunto M2 Compass on lanyard 0.00 1.0 0.00 4.02lbs
Bug Season special gear
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
35 Mosquito Head Net (less than one ounce) 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.00lbs
36 Ben's Deet 0.00 1.0 0.00 0.06lbs
37 Shelter/groundsheet Bear Paw Wilderness Designs (minimalist 1 bug bivy no-see-um mesh with sil- nylon floor). 0.00 8.0 0.00 0.56lbs
Possible gear replacement for beginning of the hike
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
38 Columbia Convertible pants zip off legs. If I bring them they would replace my PT shorts. 0.00 12.0 0.00 0.75lbs

Totals:

0.00

12.60
lbs

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