Stuff That I’m Taking on My Really Long Walk

With less than a week to go it’s time for the obligatory gear post! My gear is currently strewn across the floor of my living room until it’s time to put everything in its place inside my backpack before my flight on Wednesday. I’ll be splitting the weight of the tent, so my base weight will be around 12 lbs.

“The Stuff.”


The Big Three

Backpack: Osprey Women’s Lumina 60L (1 lb 14 oz)

Sleeping Bag: LL Bean Women’s 850 Ultralight Down 15 Degree (2 lb) + ThermaRest NeoAir XLite (12 oz) + ZPacks Large Dry Bag (1.1 oz)

Tent: Nemo Hornet 2P (32 oz) + Footprint (6.3 oz) + 6 MSR Groundhog stakes (3 oz)

Clothing (Packed)

Base layer Top: Patagonia Women’s Midweight Capilene 1/4 zip (6 oz)

Base layer Bottom: Patagonia Women’s Midweight Capilene (6 oz)

Puffy: Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer (7.3 oz)

Rain Jacket: Marmot Precip (11.4 oz)

Rain/Wind Pants: Patagonia Houdini (3.8 oz)

Extra Socks: Darn Tough Hiker 1/4  (2 oz)

Extra Underwear: Patagonia Women’s Active Hipster Brief (1 oz)

Tank Top: Patagonia Daily Capilene Tank (1 oz)

Gloves: North Face (1 oz)

Beanie: Wigwam (2 oz)

Clothing (Worn)

Shorts: LL Bean

Shirt: Columbia

Sports Bra: Patagonia Barely Sports Bra

Underwear: Patagonia Women’s Active Hipster Brief

Socks: Darn Tough Hiker 1/4

Shoes: Solomon Sense Ride Pro


Sun Hat: North Face


Phone: iPhone 7 (4.9 oz)

Battery Pack: Anker Powercore 13,000 (8.5 oz)

Wall Port: Anker QuickCharge 3.0 (4.6 oz)

Headphones: Apple (1 oz)

Charging Cables: Lightening, USB-C, Micro USB (3 oz)

Headlamp: Black Diamond Storm (3.9 oz) + 4 extra batteries (1 oz)

GPS: Garmin inReach (7 oz)


Stove: MSR pocket rocket (2.6 oz) + MSR Titan Kettle (4.2 oz)

Spork: Snowpeak Titanium (0.5 oz)

Water Filter: Sawyer Squeeze (3 oz)

Water Storage: 2 2L Evernew Water Bladders (1.6 oz) + 3 SmartWater Bottles (4.5 oz)

Food Storage: ZPacks Food Bag (1.5 oz)


Sunglasses (1 oz)

Trowel: Deuce of Spades (0.6 oz)

Pillow: Sea to Summit Aeros Ultralight (2 oz)

Knife: Spyderco Ladybug 3 (0.6 oz)

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Comments 3

  • Eric H : Apr 23rd

    No sleeping pad?

    • Liz Archibald : Apr 24th

      Whoops I forgot to include that under the sleeping bag section – I’m taking the ThermaRest NeoAir XLite

      • Eric H : Apr 24th

        Phew! ?


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