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September 4, 2017

 

Here is my full gear list for the Great Himalaya Trail 2017:


Pack: AARN Load Limo plus Sports Balance Pockets - 2Kg - (provided by AARN Packs NZ)


Sleeping gear:
-tent: MSR Access 2 - 1860g - 549€-15% voucher =467€

- Sleeping Bag: Valandré Shocking Blue - M: 1320g - 539€ -15% voucher = 458,15€

- sleeping mat: Thermarest NeoAir Xtherm Sleeping Mat - 430 g - (online sales) 160€
- silk liner: Sea to Summit ThermoLite Reactor Compact Plus Liner - 250g - (used on Te Araroa)

- pillow: Quechua inflatable pillow - 100g - 4€


Clothing:
top

- hard shell:  Montbell Storm Cruiser Jacket Women's - 255g - 105€ (50% discount)

- insulation: Montbell  Superior Down Parka Women's - 179g - 75€ (50% discount)
- mid-layer: MacPac Primaloft - 310g - used on Te Araroa
- T-shirt: Queschua Techfresh 100 - 100g - 10€
               Montbell Support T-shirt - 100g - provided by Montbell
- base- layer 1: Devold Breeze woman shirt - 150g - 42€ (40% discount)
- base layer 2: Devold Alnes woman half zip neck - 210g - 57€ (40% discount)
- bra: Devold Double bra - 32€ (40% discount)

extra layers: MacPac merino wool shirt - 180g - used on Te Araroa
                     fleece long sleeve base layer (can't remember the brand) - 180g - used on John Muir Trail

bottom

- hard shell:Montbell Versatile Women's - 310g - 40€ (50% discount)
- pants: Montbell Ridge Line Pants - 264g - 36€ (50% discount)
- base layer: Devold Breeze woman long johns - 150g - 40€ (40% discount)
- underwears : Devold Hiking woman hipster - 190g - 21€ (40% discount)

- extra layers: Mac Pac merino long johns - 140g - used on Te Araroa

                       fleece long johns ( can't remember the brand) - 280g - used on John Muir Trail


- socks: - Devold Hiking liner sock - 20g - 10€ (40% discount)

            - Cross country woman sock - 60g - 16€ (40% discount)

            - X-socks Double Invent Mid - 60g - 20€
    

- beanie:  Devold Islender cap - 30g - 22€ (40% discount)

- buff: Buff 100% Merino - 40g - 23€

          Quechua synthetic bandana - 40g - 4€
-gloves: Valandré Oural Mittens - 120g - 89€
              Outdoor Research Revel Shell Over-mittens  - 98g - 69€

 

Footwear:
- Shoes: Salomon X Alp Mountain GTX W - 530g- (online sales) 138€
- Camp slippers: Montbell Basic Down Foot Warmers - 114g - 25€ (50% discount)
- Gaiters: Outdoor Research Flex Tex II Gaiters - 119g - 55€

- Crampons: Petzl Leopard Crampons - 360g - 118€

- anti-balling plates for the crampons - Petzl Antisnow - 20€

Hiking Poles: BLACK DIAMOND trail ergo - 504g - 85.50€
 
Headlamp: Black Diamond Cosmo 200 - 84g - 27.90€

Cooking and water:
- stove: MSR Pocket Rocket - 85g - used on Te Araroa
- pot: Quechua - 240g - must be what... 15 years old? my very first camping pot!
- spork: ?
- knife: Reider System multifunction pocket knife - 50g - used on Te Araroa
- water filter: Sawyer Mini - 98g - 25€
- water bottles: Quechua 500 1L - 151g - 7€

                         Laken 1L - 150g - used

                         Source Outdoor foldable bottle - 20g - 12€

 

Electronics:
- solar pannels:  POWERTEC PT FLAP 6W - 5V - 142g - 125€
- battery: XMOOVE RUGGED ADVENTURE 10000mAh - 220g - 57€

- GPS: Garmin E-Trex 20 - 142g - used on Te Araroa

- MP3 player: IPOd Shuffle - 11g

 

- camera: Olympus TG-5 - 250g (+charger 100g) - 500€
- tripod: GorillaPod Original - 46g - 25€


Miscellaneous:

- prescription glasses
- sunglasses glacier protection: Julbo Explorer (prescription glasses) - 120g with box - 345€

- notebooks: Moleskin 192 pages soft 9x14cm notebook (and 2 pencils) - 100g (x2) - 26€

- 2mm rope (10m) (can be handy for drying laundry/fixing stuff) - 20g - 4€

- moneybelt: Geonaute Money belt - 50g - old thing from my travels :)

 

Hygien:
- toothpaste, toothbrush
- soap
-mini towel:
Kathmandu Compact Towel 40x90m - 50g - used on Te Araroa
 

Safety:
-PLB:
Fast Find PLB (and whistle) - 200g - used on te Araroa

-first aid kit (see other blog post)

- First Aid and Wilderness Medicine Book - 200g - 12€

 

Total weight (without shoes and hiking poles as they will never be in my pack) = roughly 12Kg

Total $$$ = roughly 3400€

 

 

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