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Ultralight Backpacking Gear List




Below is my Ultralight Backpacking Gear List that I use 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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To learn more about the items on my ultralight backpacking gear list see the following pages in my website!

Sleeping Gear   33.7 oz
Clothes   28.3 oz
Shelter   21.1 oz
Backpack   14.7 oz
Cooking   13.3 oz
Rain   12.3 oz
Misc     9.0 oz
Hydration     7.2 oz
Light     0.3 oz
Footwear   14.0 oz

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