With my upcoming trip to Shenandoah National Park this week I was inspired to make a post about what I bring in my pack.
I am still a beginner backpacker, but this is the gear I am brining on this trip!
Pack: Osprey Aura AG 65 … 4lbs
Tent: REI camp dome 2 ( gifted from friends :))… 4lbs 8 oz
Sleeping bag: Kelty Dualist 6°F …4lbs 1 oz
Sleeping pad: Thermarest Z Lite SOL (new investment for this trip!) …. 14oz
Boots: Columbia Newton Ridge
Stove: $20 from amazon (13.25 oz)
Water filtration: Sawyer Squeeze
Headlamp:Petzl Tikka … 3oz
Reservoir: Ozark Trails (from yard sale)
Misc: Ben’s bug spray, blow up pillow (I get bad headaches, 2.75oz), ground blanket for tent footprint (7oz) , rain poncho, sunglasses, cheap flip flops, rain cover (5oz)
ROUGHLY estimated base pack weight: 15lbs 6oz ( only counting everything here that has a listed weight) … this does not include clothes, water, or food