Purchases

Pre-Trip Purchases:

Item Cost
TRAVEL & PERMITS TOTAL: $2,533.46
Flight Melbourne to Vancouver $1,227.51
Flight Bellingham to San Diego $134.98
World Nomad Travel Insurance $658.98
Avis Car Rental – San Diego $336.99
PCT trail permit (incl Mt Whitney) $15.00
US tourist visa (B2) $160.00
EQUIPMENT TOTAL: $1,489.94
Tarptent (Moment) $287.94
ULA Catalyst backpack $250.00
Backpack shipping $72.10
ULA backpack cover $30.00
ULA down sleeping bag $130.00
Caldera Cone Stove and pot $105.84
Headlamp (Petzl elite) $20.00
Black Diamond hiking poles $161.96
Black Diamond Z Pole Rubber Tips $4.50
Black Diamond Z Pole Baskets $7.25
Stuff Sac Tamarillo L $11.99
Stuff Sac Orange XL $13.19
Stuff Sac Green M $9.59
Stuff Sac Blue S $8.39
Kathmandu compression sac $20.99
Waterproof passport holder $17.99
Nail clipper multi tool $11.99
Bug head net $20.00
3mm static cord $5.20
Suunto Compass $14.00
Pristine water treatment $17.50
LED light for tent $4.75
Spork $2.50
Tablespoon $0.65
Trowel $2.00
Whistle $4.00
Bear bell $1.75
Emergency space blanket $1.70
7L stuff sack (food) $9.75
Mesh Bag XS $4.25
Yaktracks $29.00
Bandanas x 2 $7.98
Aqua Quest Dry Bag System $21.99
4L MSR Dromlite Hydration Bag $33.75
Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Filter $88.25
Pocket bowl $11.75
Pegs $1.00
Laundry bag to fly backpack in $1.50
Garbage bag liners $2.00
Snap hook set $1.00
Sleeping pad $39.95
CLOTHING TOTAL: $779.73
Bette & Court Long sleeve UV top $99.00
Champion Sports Bra $29.99
Patagonia underwear x 3 $66.00
Salomon XT WINGS 2 WOMEN’S $79.94
Salomon XR Crossmax neutral $69.95
Salomon XR Crossmax guidance $50.00
Salomon XR Crossmax guidance $50.00
Kathmandu shorts $39.95
Gaiters (Integral Designs) $40.00
Kathmandu merino wool socks x 2 $48.98
Bucket hat $23.99
Advection Gloves $47.99
Cancer Council sunglasses $39.99
Cancer Council hat $25.00
Patagonia singlet $54.00
Sleeper earrings $14.95
TECHNOLOGY TOTAL: $1,847.77
Olympus Tough digital camera $499.00
iPhone 4S $647.00
Topo map app $8.47
sCharger-5 USB Solar Charger $194.30
SPOT locator device $149.00
SPOT 1 year activation & GEOS Search and Rescue Benefit $112.00
Eveready lithium batteries $25.50
Energizer 3V lithium batteries $12.50
Patagonia Down Sweater $200.00
BOOKS TOTAL: $88.05
Data Book $6.29
Yogi’s Handbook $81.76
FOOD TOTAL: $758.94
Famous Foods 2/4/13 $34.63
Superstore 2/4/13 $86.56
Cosco 3/4/13 $289.91
Save-on-foods 3/4/13 $116.83
MEC 3/4/13 $26.20
Whole Foods 3/4/13 $37.98
No Frills 5/4/13 $40.96
Superstore 6/4/13 $56.51
Famous Foods 7/4/13 $69.36
TOILETRIES TOTAL: $198.11
London Drugs 3/4/13 $118.16
Vaseline (small x 4) $8.00
Banana Boat sunscreen $4.99
Concentrated Campsuds x 4 $17.96
Diva Cup $49.00
OTHER TOTAL: $341.25
PCT membership $25.00
Donation to Craig’s PCT planner $25.00
Donation to Half Mile’s Maps $25.00
Wilderness First Aid Course $250.00
Journal $1.25
Packing tape for food boxes $2.50
Stickers for food boxes $10.50
Labels for food boxes $1.00
Permanent marker $1.00
Postage of food boxes TBC
GRAND TOTAL: 8,037.25

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