My Gear + Food
My Pack – Osprey Aura 50 ag
I removed the brain of the pack recently. I feel like this helps cut pack on unnecessary weight. There is a small hole in the front mesh stuff pocket from a mouse trying to get my trash. The shoulder straps irritate my shoulders at times but overall, great pack.
My Tent – REI half dome
Love this tent. I like being able to lay out all my gear inside, especially when it’s raining. It’s pretty cozy with two people plus Stretch. When I have visitors, our packs sit under the rain fly.
Ground cloth – Tyvek
Seems to keep the bottom of the tent dryer and weighs basically nothing.
Air Pad – Nemo Tensor
Super comfy and rolls up small.
Sleeping Bag – REI Radiant
It keeps me warm and was on sale when I bought it.
Trekking Poles – Kelty
They’re fine. Maybe a little heavy but they get the job done.
Stove – MSR stove
It’s a good small stove.
Pot – Stanley
Dog Harness and Leash – Ruffwear
I’m actually using a different harness now. The Ruffwear harness was rubbing his under arms raw.
Other items – Mushers Secret Paw Balm, Sunblock, Contact Solution, Dr Bronners Peppermint Soap, Hand Sanitizer, Wipes, Headlamp, Pepper Spray, Spoon, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Ibuprofen, Bandana, and Grandpa’s cup and hat
This is about 4/5 days of food. I don’t usually eat lunch. I snack throughout the day while walking. On a normal day I’ll eat –
Breakfast – Clif bar covered in peanut butter
Snack – Handfuls of trail mix, handfuls of gummy-bears, beef jerky, a snickers bar, a couple slim jims
Dinner – rice and beans pasta side and another snickers bar (last night I had two snickers bars)
I had a couple people ask me about my gear so I hope that helps! Thanks for reading. And if you have questions, let me know!
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