The Weight of the World

Goat Lake, July 21, 2012, 10.4 miles, 1400 ft

Goat Lake, July 21, 2012, 10.4 miles, 1400 ft – from our AT training archives

Now that we’re officially preparing for the trail, the battle with the postal scale has begun. This is what arguing with an inanimate object looks like, and what the results are for a 2 day winter weight training trip looks like for one person:

System Pack Weight in oz
G4 13
liner 1.3
chrome dome 7.8
Sleep
MLD 28 24.6
MLD 38
zlite torso length 7.9
Tarp 21.6
Tyvek footprint 4.3
Clothing worn
Patagonia Baggies shorts 4.7
Icebreaker 100 wt t-shirt 4.1
Trucker hat 2.4
DarnTough ankle 2.1
Timex ironman women’s 1
New Balance 610v3 19.6
33.9
Clothing packed
Patagonia Houdini wind pants 3.1
Patagonia Houdini wind jacket 3.6
Icebreaker Anotomica baselayer pant 5
OR zip top baselayer 6.8
DarnTough crew 2.5
Smartwool balaclava 1.7
bandana 1
Homemade fleece hat 1.9
Homemade fleece booties 2.3
REI sysnthetic puffer 11
Cook
bamboo spoon 0.5
smartwater bottle (empty) x 2 2.8
pot, coozie, stove, windscreen, bearhang 15.5
Toiletries / 1st Aide / personal
hand sani 1.4
brush, floss 0.8
toms 1
weed / biz cards / sticks / marker 1.8
1st aide kit (band aids, gauze, gloves, tape) 3.9
self care kit (hydrocortizone, 2nd skin, aleve, arnicare,gold bond, chapstick) 3.7
Tech
cords – ipod, garmin, cube 2
iPod 3.1
garmin GPS 7.8
steripen 4.8
Totals
Baseweight 168.5  10.5lb
Food for 2 days 41.7 2lb 9oz
Packweight 210.2 13.13 lb

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