Thursday, April 4, 2024

For the Gram Weenies Trouble’s Gear for the CDT

With less than three weeks to go I am making the final decisions on what to bring.  I used an app called Pack Light, a kitchen scale and my neighbours hand held luggage scale to help me make those last few decisions. So here it is, the what’s in my pack post (I’m including weights and affiliate links for those interested).

I will be sleeping in Becca’s X Mid Pro 2 tent that she will be carrying.  I will carry the ground sheet and 8 tent stakes.

Total Pack weight (minus consumables and wearables)5428g

The Big Three: 1.88kg


We will be sleeping in Rebecca’s tent. No weight for me!


Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60L Vaporwave.  811g

Sleep System 1071g:

Hang tight Special Edition Heatseeker Topquilt 744g

Sea to Summit Aeros Pillow 61g

Thermarest Z-Lite Sol (customized) 266g

Kitchen: 197g

BSR Ultralight Titanium Alloy stove 46g

Cargo Totanium Spoon 12g

Toaks Titanium 750ml Pot 100g

Small Exacto knife 11g

Food warmer 28g

Mini Bic Lighter

Hydration System 128g:

Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter with blue lid 69g

Sawyer Sweeze bags 2   2.12oz
Smart Water Bottles

Clothing 1411g:

Buff 41g

Darn Tough Socks 63g

Smart wool base layer bottoms 200g

Smart wool base layer top 211g

Frog Toggs Rainsuit


Eagle Creek Wallet

Sea to Summit Bag 22g

Ursack Major 2XL 278g

Hygiene 130g:

The Deuce Trowel 17g

Electronics 926g:

Lixada Solar Panel Charger 87g

Petzl Tikkini Headlamp

With rechargeable Battery 71g

Battery Bank

Sonic Bluetooth Speaker 143g

iPhone XR with cover 228g

Assorted cords


Bug net: 17g

The stuff I will be wearing:

Keen Newport 2 sandals

Gossamer Gear Umbrella 189g

All links are affiliate links and will hopefully help offset the cost of this hike or the next one! 

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