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Minimum Summer Backpack Gear List   Min Temp 40 F  
Item Source/Description Oz. Lbs.
*** PACK ***      
Pack Light weight, no hip belt 13  
Stuff Sacks (2 ea.) Sil Med. (S.Bag & Clothes) 3 1
*** SHELTER ***      
Ground Sheet Mylar Space Blanket 2  
Tarp 6 x 8 Sil-Nylon - seam sealed 9  
Pegs & Line Ti pegs & Tripease Line 5 1
*** SLEEP ***      
Sleeping pad Blue foam trimmed 4  
Sleeping bag Very light down bag 16 1.25
*** CLOTHING ***      
Shell Pants Light nylon wind pants 6  
Socks Thin nylon socks 2 pair 2  
Mosquito Headnet   1  
Warm Headware Light fleece stocking cap 2  
Rain Shell Very light w/b jacket 5  
Insulation Layer Light fleece shirt 8 1.5
*** KITCHEN ***    
Water Bottle(s) 1 Liter 1.5  
Water Treatment Iodine Tablets Repackaged 1  
Stuff Sack Sil Med Food Bag 1.5  
Knife Swiss Army Classic 1  
Fire Starter Matches & Birthday Candles 1 0.375
*** OFFICE ***      
Compass Small, liquid filled 1  
Maps USGS or Green Trails 1.5  
Pen & Paper Loose sheets folded 1  
Key, Money, etc.   2  
Flashlight Photon white lights, 2 each 0.5 0.375
*** HYGIENE ***      
Basic First Aid Bandaids, asprin, antiseptic... 2  
Insect Repellent Deet 1  
Sun Block   1  
Toothbrush   1  
Bandana Towel   1  
Toilet Paper   2 0.5
Base Pack Weight (Gear, no consumeables)   6
Water 1 quart 32  
Food 4 days @ 1.5 lbs/day 96 8
Total Pack Weight (Gear with consumables)   14
*** ON BODY ***      
Running Shoes Light weight, low top 28  
Socks Thin nylon 1 pair 1  
Shorts Lined nylon 8  
Shirt, long sleeved Polyester with mesh vents 6  
Bandana Kept in pants pocket 1  
Hat For sun protection 4 3
Total Base Weight (From the skin out, no supplies)   9
Total Weight (From the skin out with supplies)   17

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