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Ultralight Backpacking Gear List




Below is my Ultralight Backpacking Gear List that I used to hike the Appalachian Trail with a "10 pound pack". Ive hiked over a thousand miles using this assortment of ultralight backpacking gear. It has served me well in all 3 seasons. Spring, summer, and fall.

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Onestep's Ultralight Backpacking Gear List

WM Ultralight, sleeping bag - 26.9 oz
Ridge Rest Sleeping Pad, 20" x 36"
Stuff Sack - 0.6 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF SLEEPING GEAR = 33.7 OZ

Silnylon Tarp, 8' x 10" - 13.3 oz
Ground Cloth, 2 mil poly - 2.6 oz
Triptease line, 50' - 1.5oz
Stakes, plastic, 8 ea - 3.2 oz
Stuff Sack - 0.5 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF SHELTER GEAR = 21.1 OZ

Chamois Shirt, Polartec - 12.6 oz
Wind Pants, Nylon - 1.2 oz
Wind Shirt, Nylon - 4.8 oz
Fleece Hat - 1.2 oz
Socks, Nylon, 2 pr - 1.6 oz
Gloves, Polyester - 1.2 oz
Stuff Sack - 0.5 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF CLOTHES CARRIED = 28.3 OZ

Backpack, Homemade - 14.7 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF BACKPACK = 14.7 OZ

Alcohol Stove, Trangia - 3.5 oz
Wind Screen - 1.3 oz
Pot Stand - 0.4 oz
Fuel Bottle, 1 pt - 1.2 oz
Cooking Pot, 1 qt - 2.8 oz
Pot Gripper - 1.2 oz
Cup, Plastic - 1.0 oz
Spoon, Lexan - 0.4 oz
Knife, Swiss Army Classic - 0.7 oz
Lighter, small - 0.4 oz
Stuff Sack - 0.4 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF COOKING GEAR = 13.3 OZ

Umbrella - 9.4 oz
Rain Hat - 2.9 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF RAIN GEAR = 12.3 OZ

Gravity Water Filter - 4.6 oz
Brush, cleaning - 0.3 oz
Water Bottle, 1 ltr - 0.9 oz
Water Bottle, 2.5 ltr - 1.4 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF HYDRATION GEAR = 7.2 OZ

Flashlight, Photon II - 0.3 oz
Pack Towel, 11" x 9" - 1.6 oz
Misc (everything else) - 9.0 oz
TOTAL WEIGHT OF THIS GROUP = 10.9 OZ

TOTAL BASE PACK WEIGHT  = 141.5 oz = 8.8 pounds! 


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