Monday, February 11, 2008

Tramping Inventory

The following list outlines the gear I take on the traverse. I usually stock up for 10 days supply, though I normally arrange a food drop at about 7 days. All up weight is normally in the range of 25 - 30 kgs.

Pack (Macpac Cascade)
Pack Liner (Yellow)
Walking Stick (nei nei)
Tent (MSR Hubba)
Survival Sheet (used inside tent to waterproof floor)

Dry Bag
Sleeping Bag (Fairydown Scorpion)
Silk Liner (Kathmandu)
Small Towel
Camp Clothes
Fleece Pants
Fleece Top
LS Polyprop Top
Underpants
Hanky
Long Johns
Socks
Footwear

Tramping Clothes
Socks
Underpants
Hanky
Shorts
Long Johns
SS Polyprop Top
LS Polyprop Top[
Fleece Shirt
Balaclava
Gloves
Parka
Leggings
Sun Hat
Sun Glasses
Boots
Gaiters

HardwareMSR Dragonfly
MSR Fuel Bottle
Extra Fuel Bottle (optional)
Lighter
Billy & Lid
Saucepan & Lid (also used as an eating plate)
SS Cup
Billy Tongs
Wooden Spoon
Cutlery Set
Scrubbing Cloth Green
Wiping Cloth Yellow
Pocket Knife
Lenser Headlamp LED
AAA Batteries 3 LED
AA Batteries 2 GPS
Drink Bottle(s)

SafetyFirst Aid Kit
EPIRB (GME MT410G)
Maps (Maptoaster, printed off computer)
GPS (Garmin E-trexH)
GPS Waypoints downloaded from Maptoaster!
Compass
Survival Blanket
Matches

Snow/Ice/Bluffs (As Required)
Abseil Rope
Tape Rope (used as a harness)
Tape Ropes
Karabeners
Friction Device

Crampons
Ice Axe
Snow Stake

PersonalTooth Brush
Tooth Paste
Soap
Shampoo Sachets
Chap Stick
Sun Block
Insect Repellent
Toilet Paper

FoodSardines in Oil/Tuna 1 tin/day
Meat - Bacon, Sausages, Mince, Steak (optional)
Veges – Onion, Peppers, etc (optional)
Vegemite 115g
Peanut Butter
Salt & Pepper
Milk Powder 2 heaped spoons/day
Curry Powder
Muesli/Porridge 1 cup/day
Dehydrated Veges 100g
Continental Pasta 90g
Cuppa Soup 1 pkt
Rice Risotto 200g
Cous Cous
Muesli Bars 2-3/day
Juice Sachets
2min Noodles 85g
Vita Weat 250g 1 pkt/week
Cheese Slices 1 pkt/week
Tea 1 pkt 25/week
Trail Mix 50-100g/day
Energy Chocolate 250g

MiscellaneousCell Phone
Camera
Book (optional)
Pen and Notebook
Day Pack (optional)
Plastic Bags
Electrical Tape
Oddments of Rope
Bag Ties
Credit/Eftpos Cards

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