Gear

Updated pre-trip gear list – 10 April 2013:

Equipment Brand/Type Weight kg Cost $
Tent Tarptent – Moment (incl $46 shipping) 1.00 $296.00
Ground cloth Tyvek offcut 0.10 n/a
Backpack ULA – Catalyst 75L (incl $72.10 shipping) 1.20 $322.10
Backpack cover ULA – Pack cover 0.09 $30.00
Backpack liner Maximum Garbage Bags 0.01 $1.00
Sleeping bag ULA – 20 degree, 550 down sleeping bag 1.17 $130.00
Sleeping bag liner Mountain Design silk liner 0.13 n/a
Sleeping pad Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Sleeping Pad  0.40 $44.95
Pillow case Homemade from a fleece blanket 0.10 $5.00
Stove Caldera Cone System (incl $25.94 shipping) 0.11 $60.89
Pot Evernew Titanium Non-Stick 600ml Pot (ECA421)  0.12 $49.95
Spork Light my fire – Spork 0.01 $2.50
Spoon GSI Outdoors tablespoon 0.01 $0.65
Washing bowl Seattle Sports Pocket Bowl 0.12 $11.75
Fuel HEET TBC TBC
Lighter TBC – Turbo Flame style TBC TBC
Matches TBC – Waterproof TBC TBC
Pocket knife Kathmandu – nail clipper multi tool 0.04 $11.99
Water bottle 1L Nalgene bottle 0.02 n/a
Water bladder 4L MSR Dromelite 0.14 $33.75
Water filter Katadyn Hiker Pro 0.31 $88.25
Water treatment Pristine Water Purification drops 0.06 $17.50
Hiking Poles Black Diamond Ultra Distance Trekking Pole 0.26 $161.96
Hiking pole ends Black Diamond Z Pole Baskets and Rubber Tips 0.04 $13.16
Bug head net Outdoor Research Deluxe Spring Ring Headnet 0.02 $20.00
Stuff sacks (4) Kathmandu Stuff Sac (XL, L, M, S) 0.14 $43.16
Food stuff sack 7L MEC Pack Rat 0.01 $9.75
Mesh Bag Cactus Creek 0.02 $4.25
Headlamp Petzl elite 0.02 $20.00
Mini bike light Turtle white LED light 0.01 $5.75
Rope (hanging food) 3mm static cord (8m) 0.02 $5.20
Whistle Fox 40 classic whistle 0.01 $4.00
Compass Suunto A-10 Recreational Compass 0.03 $14.00
Bear cannister Bearvault BV 500 0.20 n/a
Ice Axe Charlet Moser Snowalker 0.45 n/a
Snow footwear Yaktracks 0.40 $29.00
TOTAL: 6.77 $1,436.51
Technology Brand/Type Weight kg Cost $
Solar panel sCharger-5 USB Solar Charger (incl $54.35 shipping) 0.24 $194.30
Mobile phone iPhone 4S 32gb 0.13 $648.00
Phone charger iPhone 4S charger 0.08 n/a
Extra batteries x 2 Powerpod 0.07 n/a
Phone case Cellairis rapture full moon case 0.02 n/a
Camera Olympus TG-2 (Tough) 0.23 $499.00
Camera charger Olympus TG-2 (Tough) USB cord 0.01 n/a
Mini Tripod Unknown 0.02 n/a
E-Reader Kobo 0.05 n/a
AM/FM Radio TBC in Oregon TBC TBC
Personal Locator Device SPOT 2 Satellite 0.20 $149.00
Watch Polar 0.03 n/a
TOTAL: 1.08 $1,490.30
Clothing Brand/Type Weight Kg Cost $
Shoes Salomon XR Crossmax Guidance Women’s 0.26 $50.00
Socks (2) Kathmandu merino wool socks 0.10 $48.98
Gaiters Integral Designs 0.07 $40.00
Pants The North Face – Paramount Peak Cconvertible Pants 0.43 $75.00
Shorts Veloxa Shorts Women – Black 0.14 $39.99
Singlet Patagonia Hotline Top 0.05 $54.00
Short sleeve t-shirt Icebreaker GT 200 Women’s Base Layer 0.02 n/a
Long sleeve top Bette & Court Long sleeve UV top 0.03 $99.00
Sports bra Champion Sports Bra 0.02 $29.99
Underpants (3) Patagonia Active Briefs 0.01 $66.00
Bandana Matt – buff 0.01 n/a
Extra Bandana Head Gear Multi Scarf 0.01 $3.99
Sunglasses Cancer Council Australia 0.01 $39.99
Sun hat Cancer Council Australia 0.01 $25.00
Rain jacket Kathmandu 0.03 n/a
Rain pants Blizzard – Storm waterproof pant 0.25 $24.95
Fleece The North Face – Wonen’s OSO Hoodie 0.37 $140.00
Warm jacket Arcteryx synthetic jacket 0.01 $200.00
Beenie Icebreaker – Pocket hat 0.20 $29.95
Gloves Advenction – Windstopper gloves 0.15 $47.99
Glove lines Icebreaker – Oasis glove liners 0.01 $34.95
Towel Kathmandu – Microfibre Towel Pouch v2 – Blue 0.16 $29.98
Camp shoes Immitation Crocs 0.04 $5.99
Sleeping pants Mountain Design – Brass Monkey Fleece pants 0.25 $69.95
Sleeping top Icebreaker – Pace Long Sleeve Crewe 0.20 $129.95
Sleeping socks Kathmandu – Fleece socks 0.01 n/a
Total: 2.85 $1,285.65
Toiletries Brand/Type Weight Kg Cost $
Mentrual Cup Diva Cup 0.01 $41.00
First Aid Kit TBC TBC TBC
Sunscreen Banana Boat 0.03 $4.99
Trowel Coghlan’s 0.05 $2.00
Toilet paper Kleenex 0.01 $2.00
Wipes Preven’s Biodegradable wipes 0.02 $1.50
TOTAL: 0.12 $51.49
Other Items Brand Weight Kg Cost $
Maps Halfmile’s printed maps 0.10 n/a
Map protector Aqua Quest Dry Bag System 0.02 $21.99
Journal Dollar Store 0.03 $1.00
Pegs Dollar Store 0.01 $1.00
Handbook pages Yogi’s PCT Handbook 0.01 $40.00
Databook pages Wilderness Press Data Book 0.01 $9.95
Headlamp batteries Energizer 3V Lithium batteries x 2 0.01 $12.50
Batteries Everready Lithium AAA 2 Pac x 2 0.03 $25.50
Pen Ballpoint 0.01 n/a
Sharpie Slimline 0.01 n/a
Passport 0.01 n/a
Credit card 0.02 n/a
Money 0.01 n/a
TOTAL: 0.28 $111.94
  GRAND TOTAL: 11.10kg $4,375.89

(If the cost is n/a it means I either had the gear already or it was lent to me. I also made some slight estimations on weight for very lightweight items.)

2 thoughts on “Gear

  1. I can’t wait to see after all is said an done and you’ve achieved your goal of completing the trail, what you loved on this list, and what you would recommend changing. What you used and didn’t use…. Thank you for this fantastic resource!

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