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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 08-12-2012, 03:53 PM
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Backpack: Mountain Hardware Kanza 55
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My current gear list 1st backpacking trip imminent

I've been building up my kit and have gone car camping several times with my son and his Scout pack over the last couple of years. I'm going to head out on an Autumn backpacking trip with a friend soon and hope that I've got what need to be successful. I want to get a couple of more items, such as a water filter before the trip & I'd value any additional input from you as well. I'm not looking to build an ultralight setup, mainly due to the fact that I will still mainly car camp & I also NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-13-2012, 04:32 PM
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:02 PM
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water treatment method such as ClO2 would be really good to have even if you plan to pack all your w NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 08-15-2012, 02:01 PM
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Old 08-15-2012, 10:21 PM
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Old 08-26-2012, 03:01 AM
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