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Gear List for the OT

This is all the stuff I took with me on the Overland Track. I had to carry it all in and pack it all out. There was clean water to drink along the track so I could fill up as I went. There was no scale at the start of the trail, but I estimate that my pack weighed around 50lbs. Yes, this is what I do for fun.

CAMP STUFF:
Tent and ropes
Sleeping bag
Sleeping pad
Sleep sack
Camp stove
250g fuel canister
Knife, fork, spoon
Empty Tupperware (2)
Pot + lid/pan + handle
Lighter
Matches
Sponge in Ziploc bag
Towel
Toothbrush / paste / floss
Hand sanitizer
Deodorant
Aqualizer (retainer)
Toilet paper sealed in 2 bags
Earplugs (2 pair)

CLOTHES:
Boots
Thongs (Flip-flops)
Hiking socks (2 pair)
Underwear (2 pair)
Pants (2 pair)
Hiking shirts (3 pair)
Thermal top and bottom
Fleece hoodie
Waterproof pants
Waterproof rain shell
Beanie
Gloves
Sun hat
Glasses (+ backup pair) (photochromatic)

HIKING STUFF:
Hiking poles
Sunscreen
Bug spray (80% DEET)
Compass
Whistle
Map
Trowel
1st aid kit
1st aid book
Daypack
Full size backpack
Waterproof pack cover
Dry bag (13L)
Empty bags for clothes and sleep gear
Water bottle
Camelbak (3L)
DSLR, extra battery, charger, SD cards, lens cleaner, extra lens, shutter release trigger
Lumix waterproof camera, extra battery
Camera bag
iPod + headphones
USB drive with backup files
Mobile phone, charger
Journal pad
Pad of paper
Pen
Wallet
Passport
Tissues in Ziploc bag
Bandanas (2)
Headlamp / headtorch
Celebratory cig

FOOD:
1 cup musli + powdered milk (6)
1 cup trail mix (7)
Granola bar (9)
Tuna packet (6)
Ramen (6)
Pasta + sauce bag (4)
Red lentils (750g)
Cup-o-soup mix (2)
Gatorade powder (1L worth)
Bag of chips

ACQUIRED ON TRIP:
Half full 450g fuel canister
Dried backpacker meals (2)
Ramen (4)
Dried peas
Bag of chips
Can of chicken (2)
Granola bars (6)

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This entry was posted on January 17, 2012 by in Australia, Overland Track, Tasmania (Hobart) and tagged .

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