Why do you need a thermometer? doesnt matter, get rid of it
Ditch the pillow, and the shnozzel, or use the schnozzle as a pack liner
too many clothes
too heavy raingear
ditch camp shoes
get lighter beanie,
24oz is too heavy for solo shelter. Shoot for 16oz or less
Way too heavy kitchen
ditch nalgene, ditch milkjub, ditch prefilter
take half the duct tape
ditch elastic cord
get first aid kit down to 2 oz
ditch burn creme
ditch hydrocortisone cream unless you have a skin issue that requires it
ditch sting relief
use tweezers for tick, can be used for lots of things, tick key cant
use baking soda or toothpowder
are you really going to shower with a bottle and holes in the cap?? Less than a week you dont need a shower anyway.
What is mirror for, expecting a date?
get Peters headnet
ditch binder clips
ditch saw - LNT!
Put firestarter in snack ziplock = .1oz, lighter than other container
ditch camp towel, use bandana
ditch trowel, dig with a stake
what is pencil for with no paper? No maps?
ditch sit pad/gc
Getting to 10, 8, or even 6 lbs does not take magic. First, your basic gear has to be light. Second, you learn not to take, the things you dont actually NEED.