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Journal for my Pacific Crest Trail hike in 2009 Create/edit gear list

Basic Gear
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
1 Pack - ULA Catalyst - This is a great pack. Ron used one last summer and Julie tried it a few times also. She liked it so well t 0.00 51.2 0.00 3.20lbs
2 Sleeping Quilt - Homemade Ray Jardine Kit - Sized for the two of us. We tested this system last summer and fall, including a few 0.00 48.4 0.00 6.22lbs
3 Tent - REI Quarter Dome w/Poles & Fly - This is (barely) a 2 person tent. One of the lighter "traditional" style tents we could 0.00 80.0 0.00 11.22lbs
4 Sleeping Pad - Thermarest Ridgerest by Cascade Designs - Both - We also have a couple of the new lightweight self-inflating Ther 0.00 17.9 0.00 12.34lbs
5 Stove - Primus Micron w/windscreen - A simple canister fuel stove that attaches directly on top of the fuel canister. Much light 0.00 6.1 0.00 12.72lbs
6 Small fuel canister - 1 canister gives us about 8 meals 0.00 8.1 0.00 13.23lbs
7 Cooking Kit - Titanium pot & lid, lighter, small towel, 2 plastic cups, fleece cozy 0.00 13.4 0.00 14.07lbs
8 Water Filter - MSR HyperFlow 0.00 10.6 0.00 14.73lbs
Other Gear
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
9 Treking Poles - Leki Makalu Titanium 0.00 15.5 0.00 0.97lbs
10 Maps - PCT Atlas Books by Blackwoods Press - If you haven't seen these yet, check them out. (www.pctatlas.com) Color maps with p 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.97lbs
11 GPS - Garmin 60CSx - Full color w/maps. I can get topo maps of the entire trail into the GPS, with waypoints for trail junctions 0.00 7.8 0.00 1.45lbs
12 Camera - Nikon Coolpix S10 Digital - Small 6.1 MP point and shoot. Have a dozen extra cards. Will probably mail full cards home 0.00 20.6 0.00 2.74lbs
13 Videocam - Sony HD MiniDV HDR-HC9 - Small HD camera that uses miniDV tapes. Will mail full tapes home. Have 2 extra batteries an 0.00 41.2 0.00 5.32lbs
14 Cell Phone - Verizon Touch Pro XV6850 - A "smartphone", it's a contact manager, calendar and has email and web capability. I pla 0.00 14.8 0.00 6.24lbs
15 iGo Bluetooth Keyboard - To make journaling easier on the phone. 0.00 6.6 0.00 6.66lbs
16 Solio Solar charger - To help keep the cell phone charged in between town stops. 0.00 7.2 0.00 7.11lbs
Clothing
# Item Name Description Price Weight
oz/g
Running
Price
Running
Weight
17 Pants - Nylon Hiking pants w/sun protection and zip off legs 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.00lbs
18 Shirt - Nylon long sleeve hiking shirt w/sun protection 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.00lbs
19 Shoes - Asics Gel Kahana 2 Trail Runners - Sized about 2 sizes larger than we would have bought. We hiked in these all last summ 0.00 31.5 0.00 1.97lbs
20 Boots - Merrill Moab Ventilator Mid Height - Also sized larger than "normal". We are planning on wearing these in the Sierra for 0.00 37.8 0.00 4.33lbs
21 Socks - Thin Polyester mens dress socks. Yep, that's right! We hiked in these all last summer, in oversize shoes, and had excell 0.00 0.0 0.00 4.33lbs
22 Insoles - Superfeet - These are the best! They have at least four different styles so make sure you try them out in the shoes yo 0.00 0.0 0.00 4.33lbs
23 Rock Gaiters - We each have a pair of Dirty Girl gaiters that we used last summer with our trail shoes. These are spandex "tubes 0.00 0.0 0.00 4.33lbs
24 Rain Poncho - GoLite - We've not used a poncho before but we're going to try it out during our training walks. Looking to save s 0.00 10.5 0.00 4.98lbs
25 Rain Gear - Marmot Precip Jacket and Pants - We have used these for many years, in some very wet conditions and they have always 0.00 24.7 0.00 6.53lbs
26 Marmot Windshirt - The traditional style with the DryClime lining. 0.00 15.5 0.00 7.50lbs
27 Montbell Down Liner Jacket 0.00 9.1 0.00 8.07lbs
28 Sunday Afternoons Sun Hat 0.00 2.9 0.00 8.25lbs
29 OR Snoqualmie Sombrero - Gore Tex rain hat. Will probably switch to these in Washington depending on the weather. 0.00 3.9 0.00 8.49lbs

Totals:

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30.33
lbs

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