BMT 2017

Gear list for Benton MacKaye Trail for Nov 13th-Dec 2nd thru-hike.

 

Dormouse Total Pack Base Weight: 11.4 lbs

Dirt Stew Total Pack Base Weight:  15.5 lbs

Clothes worn
Manufacturer Weight (oz) Weight (lbs)
Tanktop Champion 2.8
Shorts Brooks 4.1
Wool bra ibex 1.6
Socks- short, thin Darn Tough 1.4
Shoes Astral 19.8
Gaiters Dirty Girl 1.1
Ball cap Outdoor Research 1.9
Total: 32.7 2.04
Clothes
Rain pants Lightheart Gear 4.7
Rain jacket Golite (RIP) 6.6
Fleece hat Found in Zion 4 years ago 1.4
Liner gloves Merrel 1.1
Overmits REI 1.2
Down hood Zpacks 1.6
Neck Warmer Outdoor Research 1.5
Long sleeved caplene baselayer Patagonia 4.2
Long underwear bottoms Golite (RIP) 4.4
Socks- short, thick Darn Tough 1.7
Socks- long for sleeping Keen 2.1
Underwear Vanity Fair 1.2
Fleece, R1 Patagonia 10.6
Down puffy Golite (RIP) 6
Clothes stuff sac Sea to Summit 1.1
Total: 49.4 3.09
Gear
Backpack – Gorilla Gossamer Gear 28.3
Sleeping pad- prolite women’s Thermarest 16.4
Pack liner Gossamer Gear 1.2
Sleeping bag – 20 degree Zpacks 17.6
Sleeping bag- 10 degree Western Mountaineering 33.4
Compression sac Alps Mountaineering (found) 4.9
Bandana 1
Headlamp Princeton Tec 3.1
Toothbrush and toothpaste 1.6
Hand sanitizer 1
Dropper bottle with bleach 0.9
Ear plugs 0.2
Chapstick 0.2
P-style 0.8
Tiny towel 0.3
First Aid Kit 6.8
Pee bottle 1.8
Shoulder pocket Gossamer Gear 1.6
Folding keyboard iwerkz 5.1
iPhone 6 Apple 5.4
Wallet 1.3
Ounces Pounds
Total Gear: 132.91 8.31
Total Gear + Clothes Carried: 182.31 11.39

Dirt Stew:

Clothes Worn
Manufacturer Weight (oz) Weight (lbs)
Hiking pants REI 12.1
Synthetic underwear EMS 3.2
T-shirt synthetic Hanes 4.8
Socks- long Farm to Feet 2.6
Ankle brace 5.2
Shoes Brooks 28.9
Total Clothes Worn 56.8 3.55
Clothes Carried:
Down puffy Golite (RIP) 6.9
Socks- long Keen 3
Socks – short Farm to feet 1.2
Long underwear top Icebreaker 6.8
Long underwear bottom Icebreaker 5.9
Synthetic underwear EMS 3.2
Backlava wool REI 1.6
Fleece EMS 7.1
Gloves- liner Smartwool 1.7
Overmits REI 1.3
Neck gaiter Columbia 1.3
Rain pants Sierra Designs 7.6
Rain jacket Golite (RIP) 7.8
Hat (Windstopper Fleece) Mountain Hardware 2.6
Stuff sack Big Agnes 1.2
Wallet 1.2
Total Clothes Carried 59.2 3.7
Gear:
Two person Tent- The Two Gossamer gear 29.7
Tent stakes with stuff sac 4.5
Sleeping bag- Humming bird Feathered Friends 28.2
Sleeping bag Zpacks 21.1
Stuff sac Sea to summit 1
Pack liner Gossamer Gear 2.4
Backpack – Mariposa Gossamer Gear 34.5
Sleeping pad- neoair Thermarest 7.6
Pillow Klymit 2.3
1 L storage jar (for cold soaking) Nalgene 6.8
Bowl – plastic 1.5
Spoon- plastic 0.4
Spoon- titanium MSR 0.6
Bandana 1.2
Maps (2 NatGeo maps) 6.6
BMT guide book 3.5
Headlamp Princeton Tec 2.8
Toothbrush and paste 1.4
Chapstick (with spf) 0.3
Flip phone 3.1
Camera and case 8.7
Bleach in dropper bottle 0.5
PLB Res Q link 5.2
Chargers- camera, iPhone, flip phone 5.2
Umbrella Euroschirm 8.1
Food bag  Lightheart Gear 2
Ounces Pounds
Total Gear 189.2 11.83
Total Gear + Clothes Carried 248.4 15.53
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