Andy’s Gear List

I’ve updated my gear list based on changes made during the hike, including the weight of those items.

You can find my gear reviews here.

The “Big Five” Weight (oz)
backpack Ula circuit

REI Flash 65



shelter big agnes fly creek ul3 (body & fly) 33
tent poles and stakes pole(15 oz) + stakes (5oz)  carried by Laurie 20
sleeping bag zpacks 20° quilt in stuff sack 20.13
sleeping pad exped hyperlite MW (15.75)

thermarest neoAir xtherm – long/wide

schnozzle to pump up air pads (lk)




pack cover/liner trash compactor bag 2.2
ground sheet tyvek groundsheet (7oz) carried by Laurie 0
sit/stretch pad thermarest z-lite pad – 3 sections 3
7lbs 3ozs

9lbs 9.3ozs

Clothing Packed Weight (oz)
hiking socks rei wool liner socks

darn tough women’s crew socks



sleeping top terramar thermasilk ec2 3.4
sleeping bottoms terramar thermasilk ec2 3.4
sleeping socks darn tough women’s crew socks 2
down jacket mountain hardwear ghost whisperer – no hood 7
fleece marmot rocklin 1/4 zip 10.6
rain jacket frogg toggs rain jacket

or helium II



wind/rain pants frogg toggs rain pants

marmot precip



beanie mountain hardwear windstopper 2
extra shorts/undies nike running shorts w/built in undies 3.83
gloves mountain hardwear grub gloves 2.23
waterproof gloves n/a 0
buff bugproof buff 1.37
3lbs 4.4ozs
Backcountry Kitchen Weight (oz)
stove msr pocket rocket 3.74
fuel bottle isobutane small 110g container(empty) 4
screwtop pot talenti ice cream container 1.77
cook pot evernew ti 900ml w/lid, cozy, stuffsack & stand 6.33
windscreen n/a 0
pot cozy homemade – included in cook pot weight 0


vargo titanium spork

rei plastic spoon



small cleaning towel n/a 0
sponge small sponge 0.15
soap n/a 0
lighter 1 mini bic lighter 0.8
1lb 0.7ozs
Hydration Weight (oz)
bottles platypus 1L plusbottle w/push caps (2) 1.6
bottles 1 .5 liter empty water bottle 0.4
hydration tube platypus drink tube 2.2
inline filter sawyer mini(wet)w/syringe; no reusable pouch 3.1
6.9 ozs
The “11+” Essentials Weight (oz)
map halfmile pct maps 3
compass suunto mc-2 global 2.5
thermostat n/a 0
light petzl tikka plus 2 headlamp (w/ batteries) 3
first aid/repair kit home made kit in double zip lock bags 15 8
pocket knife listed under worn/carried items 0
multitool victorinox classic swiss army knife 0.75
fire starter mini bic lighter,tinder& matches-1st aid kit 0
whistle in shirt pocket or around neck 0.5
sunblock/lip balm badger/all good sun stick(spf 15 or 20) 0.35
cordage z-line slick 1.4mm/330 lb – 50 ft 0.65
mosquito head net sea to summit bug net 1
3 extra aaa batteries lithium ion batteries 0.7
duct tape 3 – 4 ft in aid kit & on poles 0
1lb 4ozs
Sanitation & Hygiene Weight (oz)
paper towels cut in quarters 1
wet wipes coleman biodegradable wipes 4
toothbrush standard toothbrush 1
toothpaste mini toothpaste tube 1
dental floss full roll wax floss 0.5
hand sanitizer natural unscented spray 1.7
pack towel msr packtowl – small 1
camp soap n/a 0
leave no trace 2 large ziplocs for tp 0.54
10.7 ozs
Miscellaneous Weight (oz)
sleeping bag sack sea 2 summit ultra-sil dry sack 13 liter (1.4oz – included in sleeping bag weight) 0
food sack zpacks food bag 0.83
clothes sack sea 2 summit ultra-sil dry sack 13 8 liter 1.4 1.1
camera listed under worn/carried 0
xtra battery for cam 1 generic battery 1.5
ditty bags/ extra ziplocks 5 total 1.4


samsung galaxy s5 in lifeproof fre case

otterbox commuter case



misc items Id, credit cards, cash 0.86
wallet zpacks cuben wallet or small ziplock 0.04
carabiners 4 zpacks z-lite mini carabiners 0.4
earplugs for windy nights (1 pair) 0.05
umbrella swingtrek liteflex 8
teeth nightguard custom, in case 1 0
battery pack/charger anker astro 5600mAh battery pack 4.19
charger accessories charging cables & adapters 3.07
pen 1 pen for journaling/notes 1
sunglass containers suncloud active case – semihard 2.15
1lb 15.2ozs
Base Weight Totals: Weight
the “big 5” 9lbs 9.3ozs
clothing packed 3lbs 4.4ozs
kitchen 1lb 1.7ozs
hydration 0lbs 6.9ozs
11 essentials 1lb 4ozs
sanitation & hygiene 10.7 ozs
misc 1lb 15.2oz
Total 15lb 10.4ozs
18lbs 3.2ozs
Worn or Carried Weight(oz)
undies ex officio 2
hiking shirt smartwool long sleeve or nylon button down 10
overshirt n/a 0
pants or shorts prana stretch zion cargo pants 12
socks darn tough women’s crew socks 2


shoes brooks cascade 7 / pearl izumi em v2 n2 / vasque mindbender / keen logan mid wp (for sierras) 30


insoles standard insoles 0
sunglasses oakley half jacket 0.84
sunglass retainers homemade from zpacks z-line chord 0.1
gaiters levagaiters 1.8
hat outdoor research sun runner cap 8
sun gloves coolibar fingertip less gloves 1
camera n/a 0
pocket knife gerber ultralight l.s.t 0.6
trekking poles black diamiond trailback + duct tape 20
5lbs 8.2ozs
Additional Gear
extra bottles for long carries 4x platypus 1L plusbottles or 4 smart water bottles 3.2
bear canister – sierras bearikade weekender 30
ice axe – sierras camp corsa or black diamond whippet (15oz) 7.2


kahtoola microspikes

petzl crampons



down socks for sierras/wa goosefeet down socks,large + 1oz extra down 3.1
4lbs 11.5ozs