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Tom Deal
(TomsBackwoods)

Locale: Northern Idaho
Light weight 3 season Gear list on 03/11/2013 15:03:59 MDT Print View

This is a work in progress.So I appreciate every bodies opinion's. I will be adding A Mont-bell wind shirt and down sweater at some point.
My clothing works well but is very heavy.Looking to replace and upgrade if need be.In the hot summer months its still fairly cold at night up at the alpine lakes where we like to backpack.
I primarily do weekends to week long trips
Thanks for every bodies advice!

http://www.geargrams.com/list?id=11918

Ben Crocker
(alexdrewreed) - M

Locale: Kentucky
Light weight 3 season Gear list on 03/11/2013 16:25:27 MDT Print View

What I'd do differently:

-I don't need socks and a liner both. I would probably just wear the liner.
-I would ditch the insulated shirt for a light puffy; If I really wanted a sleep shirt, I would have a lighter one
-I wouldn't take both the nylon shirt and a windshirt
-I rarely take rain pants
-Add a pack liner
-There are much lighter options for a rain jacket(dri-ducks, poncho, OR Helium II, etc.)
-I would add lighter, soap, headnet, Deet
-Looks like you are wearing two base layer tops
-Do you need a bivy under your tarp. I have a tarp of about 8x10 and will hardly ever carry a bivy too.
-That pillow is a hog; you can find one for about 2 oz.
-If you make those reductions, I would consider a smaller pack. You could save a pound there as well and I've never loved that pack.

I hope those are useful thoughts, anyway.

Tom Deal
(TomsBackwoods)

Locale: Northern Idaho
Re: Light weight 3 season Gear list on 03/11/2013 21:17:34 MDT Print View

Thanks! Some valid points there!