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Week-long backpacking list

Week-long backpacking list

A packing list for a week long backpacking trip in summer.
Total weight: 15 lb, 14.0 oz

Big items

Total Weight of Big items Category: 7 lb, 4.0 oz
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  • Backpack 40.0
  • Sleeping bag or quilt 18.0
  • Tent, tarp or bivy sack 48.0
  • Sleeping pad 8.0
  • Ground cloth (window shrink insulation works) 2.0
Weight of unpacked: 116.0 oz
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Clothing (usually worn)

Total Weight of Clothing (usually worn) Category: 0.0 oz
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  • Hiking pants
  • Long-sleeve hiking shirt
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking boots
Weight of unpacked: 0.0 oz
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Clothing (not always worn)

Total Weight of Clothing (not always worn) Category: 3 lb, 4.0 oz
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  • Rain jacket 7.0
  • Rain pants 7.0
  • Gaiters 5.0
  • Mid-layer top 8.0
  • Down jacket 8.0
  • Fleece hat 2.0
  • Gloves 2.0
  • Extra socks 2.0
  • Extra underwear 2.0
  • Base layer, thermal shirt 4.0
  • Base layer, thermal pants 5.0
Weight of unpacked: 52.0 oz
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Cooking and water

Total Weight of Cooking and water Category: 2 lb, 12.1 oz
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  • Water filtration system 10.0
  • Water bottle 4.0 x 2
  • Collapsible camp bucket 4.0
  • Iodine or chlorine water treatment tablets 0.5
  • Cookpot 4.0
  • Alcohol or solid fuel stove 5.0
  • Fuel 1.1 x 7
  • Lighter 0.7
  • Mug (titanium or aluminum) 2.0
  • Bowl (Ziploc 14 oz Smart Snap storage bowl) 0.6
  • Spork 0.5
  • Coffee/tea brewing filter (MSR) 1.1
Weight of unpacked: 44.1 oz
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Essentials

Total Weight of Essentials Category: 2 lb, 6.1 oz
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  • Map 1.0
  • Compass 1.1
  • Sunglasses 1.6
  • Sunscreen 2.0
  • Flashlight or headlamp and batteries 2.8
  • Firestarter 0.4
  • 2mm utility cord, 20-30ft 1.5
  • Pen 0.2
  • Small notepad 0.4
  • Toilet paper 4.0
  • Small sponge 0.5
  • Multitowel 1.0
  • Biodegradable Soap 0.5
  • Toothbrush 0.5
  • Toothpaste 1.0
  • Lip balm 0.3
  • Insect repellent 0.5
  • Knife 1.2
  • Repair kit (duct tape, patch for blow-up sleeping pad, superglue, nylon thread and sewing needle, etc) 1.0
  • Driver's license, credit card, and cash in small ZipLoc 1.0
  • Trekking poles 8.0
  • Gallon ZipLoc freezer bag for trash 0.2
  • Pack rain cover or leaf bag 2.0
  • Emergency whistle
  • Clear waterproof pack liners 1.2 x 2
  • Stuff sack for sleeping bag 1.0
  • Stuff sack for hanging food overnight 2.0
Weight of unpacked: 38.1 oz
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First Aid Kit (minimal)

Total Weight of First Aid Kit (minimal) Category: 3.8 oz
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  • Prescription medications
  • Ibuprofen in ZipLoc 0.5
  • Zyrtec tablets 0.1
  • Imodium tablets 0.2
  • Hydrocortisone 0.5
  • Triple antibiotic ointment 0.5
  • Moleskin 1.0
  • Sports tape (Leukotape) roll 0.5
  • Bandaids, assorted sizes 0.5
Weight of unpacked: 3.8 oz
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Extras

Total Weight of Extras Category: 0.0 oz
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  • Phone
  • Portable charger / power pack
  • Camera
  • Extra camera batteries x 3
  • Flexible mini-tripod
  • Paperback book, field guide
  • GPS
  • Emergency beacon and satellite communicator
  • Mosquito head net
  • Monocular
  • Pepper spray
Weight of unpacked: 0.0 oz
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