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Gear List The Gear List forum is the place to post your actual backpacking gear list, and to read what others have in their packs. Don't forget to specify weight.


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Old 03-29-2011, 11:47 AM
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Durable Long-Lasting Expedition Survival Gear List Items

Many of us use lightweight (sometimes less durable) items for short backpacking trips that we may not use for long expeditions.

For the sake of this thread, consider a hypothetical (survival) situation in which you will choose gear items (in advance) that are more robust and long-lasting. Consider it's a long-term (years) situation in which there will be no opportunity to re-supply or replace any gear items.

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:24 PM
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I would use a Ti wood burning stove

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:37 PM
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Thanks for the contribution, SSDD. I can see the "thinking" behind your choices. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2011, 07:43 AM
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Assumptions: Northeast, moderate weather (not deep winter/sub-zero temperatures), solo or 2-person m NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2011, 08:56 AM
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'hawk with a wood handle. actually, i might just take the spare axe-head i have laying around and ca NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:42 AM
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A few things that have been on my mind lately:

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Old 03-31-2011, 04:29 PM
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:23 PM
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For the book I recommend the small format SAS Survival Guide. Lots of useful info in a compac NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Interesting case. I like this.....
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Old 04-21-2011, 12:25 PM
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