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Chris Warman
(cwarman) - F

Locale: Central KY
Current Gear List on 03/01/2009 23:09:36 MST Print View

I've been working on getting lighter (and better) gear for the past 2 years. Here's what I'm currently rocking:

GoLite Jam 2 pack
Lafuma Warm N Light 600 bag* (warm weather)
Marmot Aspen 15 bag* (cold weather)
Thermarest BackPacker Lite pad
GSI Dualist cookset
GSI Tekk Fork and Spoon
MSR Pocket Rocket stove
MSR Fuel Canister
Light My Fire Scout fire starter
Platypus 1 liter bottles (x 2)
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 (w/ footprint)
Princeton Tec Quad headlamp
Ex Offico Amphi pants
Cloudveil Clutch shirt
SmartWool Adrenaline Light microcrew socks (x 2)
bandanna
Montrail Hardrock trail running shoes

I'm heading to Red River Gorge in 2 weeks with my new lightweight set up. Last time I went I had a Kelty Sante Fe 4000 bag, a Eureka Timberline 2 tent, and all kinds of Ozark Trail crap I picked up last minute. I should be much happier.

Johann Burkard
(johannb) - F

Locale: Europe
Re: Current Gear List on 03/02/2009 03:03:34 MST Print View

Whats the total weight of this?

Chris Warman
(cwarman) - F

Locale: Central KY
weight on 03/02/2009 23:51:07 MST Print View

Absolutely no idea on the total weight. I am a bad person and do not own a digital scale.

Mike Clelland
(mikeclelland) - MLife

Locale: The Tetons (via Idaho)
You don't have a scale??? on 03/04/2009 10:57:01 MST Print View

WHAT?!?!? You don't have a scale???

That is THE MOST IMPORTANT piece of gear for the LW backpacker!

Stuart Armstrong
(strong806) - F

Locale: Near the AT
Re: Scales on 03/04/2009 11:03:53 MST Print View

Ebay Scales for $32 Shipped

Edited by strong806 on 03/04/2009 11:04:45 MST.

Jim MacDiarmid
(jrmacd) - MLife
Re: Current Gear List on 03/04/2009 12:14:31 MST Print View

I never had a scale until my workplace got a little 5lb non-digital that I borrow on occasion. It opened my eyes.

I can tell you the weight of a few things, since I own them.

Big Agnes SL2= total weight of 61.75oz, broken down as follows:

Poles -12.75
Pole Sack - .5
Footprint - 6.25
Sack - .25
Rain Fly - 16.5
Tent Body - 18.5
Sack - .75
Stakes - .5oz/each

Ex-Officio Amphi (32 Reg) - 12.25

GSI Dualist = total 19.5, broken down as follows,

Pot - 8.5
Lid - 2
Bowl - 1.5/each x 4 = 6
Lid - 1/each x2 = 2
Cozy - .5/each x 2=1


I just traded out the BA SL2 for a TT Rainbow(30 oz savings) and the GSI Dualist for a Snowpeak 770 + Snowpeak Mug (14 oz savings)