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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 04-11-2006, 09:49 AM
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Big Four Weight (3-Season ONLY)

What's the weight of your 3-season Big 4 : Pack, Sleeping Gear (bag/pad), and Shelter?

I plan to use use the following this year:

Pack: ULA Relay (20 ounces)
Tent: Ultralight Tent (22 ounces) - [For bug season; or much lighter tarp (or nothing) otherwise.]
Sleeping Bag: Quilt (20 ounces);
Pad: Nightlight Pad* (7.4 ounces)


Total: 69.4 ounces (4.3 pounds)

*Unsure about pad, may substitute w/16 ounce mattress.


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Old 04-11-2006, 10:28 AM
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no_granola no_granola is offline
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This was covered recently on bp.com:

Betalight: 22 oz
Granite Gear Virga: 18 oz
REI Subkilo: 32 oz

Total: 72 oz/4.5 lbs

If i bring the bug netting for my tent it's an additional 26 oz--just over 6 lbs
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Old 04-11-2006, 10:34 AM
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Ma Huasheng Ma Huasheng is offline
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GossamerGear G6 3.7oz
MtnLaurelDesigns Custom Epic Bivy 10oz [shorteded length, 50" zip and full bug netting on separate 50" slider]
[for heavy rains - 4.7oz poncho-tarp coupled with the bivy - not incl. in below total wt.]
WM Highlite-short 15oz or Montbell UL Downhugger Thermal Sheet - 12.5oz
GossamerGear NightLight 39" 4.9oz

total 33.6oz [2lb 1.6oz] or 31.1 [1lb 15.1oz]

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Old 04-11-2006, 10:50 AM
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If i bring the bug netting for my tent it's an additional 26 oz--just over 6 lbs

Do you use a sleeping pad?

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Old 04-11-2006, 01:47 PM
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Do you use a sleeping pad?

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Yes, but that would make it the big 5. I usually carry a z-rest 3/4 and a Prolite 3 (short). I like to sleep extra comfy and the z-rest is nice to have handy for pit stops or slouching around in camp. I have been know to skip the pads in summertime.

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Old 04-11-2006, 07:12 PM
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I could easily shave a lot off this, but it's what I'm completely comfortable with... I've yet to reach the point of compromising luxury

Pack: 52 oz.
Sleeping bag, pads: 68 oz. (a combo of two pads just like granola, used for all seasons)
Tent: 77 oz.

Total... 197 (12.31 lbs.)

I'm budgeting for a WM bag that's only an ounce or two off my current bag, but has a lot more room (that luxury bit). My 4-season total is somewhere just under 15 lbs.
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Old 04-11-2006, 09:00 PM
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Pack: Golite Jam
Bag: Kelty Light Year Down 25 (regular)
Tent: MSR Zoid 1
Pad: REI Lite Core 3/4

Can someone do the math for me?
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Old 04-11-2006, 09:19 PM
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Here's my big 3

Pack: GG nimbus ozone 50 oz.

Sleeping Bag : WM megalite 26 oz.

Shelter: REI quarterdome 62 oz.

so thats 138 oz. or 8.65 lbs.
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Old 04-12-2006, 01:00 AM
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I'm familiar with your pack, bag, and tent - having owned all three and still have the pack and tent. Good gear choices Jason. Many other good choices others are making also. Pretty gear savvy individuals in these Forums. I'm sure that I will learn a lot from y'all.

-Huasheng.
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Old 04-12-2006, 06:28 AM
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When hiking with wife:

Pack - GG Mariposa (about 20 oz. after added hipbelt pockets).
Bag - REI sub kilo (about 32 oz. with pillow)
Tent - TNF Slickrock (about 75 oz. w/ fly, ground sheet, poles, stakes, tent)
Pad - Insul Mat 3/4 Thermo + GG Torsolite (17 oz. + up to 5oz.)

Total - 9.3 lbs. (ugh)

Probably knock 2.5 lbs. off when taking my $2 Thrift store solo tent (brand unknown).

Looking forward to getting the TT Double Rainbow.
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