Lake District - April 2012 - Kitlist



You expect rain in the UK in August - right? Especially in the Lake District, blessed as it is with a West Coast location. I took the opportunity to spend a few nights out gear testing and going lightweight, I came to some interesting conclusions - well, interesting for me - you've probably got a life.



 Basic Gear carried5979g   Food and consumables1620g
 Discretionary gear carried357g   Total gear carried9670g
The Basic List     DiscretionaryLumix DMCSZ7136g
TentExped Mira 1P incl Stuffsacks and Pegs1486g   Sealline Watertight Pouch and Karabiner52g
RucksackOMM Jirishanca incl Duomat894g   iPod Nano inc Headphones31g
Sleep SystemRAB Infinity 300 Sleeping Bag650g   Grand Total - Discretionary357g
 Thermarest Neoair Xlite Short260g      
 POD Airstream Lite Drybag88g   Grand Total - Excluding Water, Food, Fuel etc6336g
 Exped Air Pillow85g      
First Aid KitVaseline22g  Items Worn / CarriedFizan Compact Trekking Poles316g
 Elastoplast Fabric Dressing31g   Suunto Vector Altimeter / Watch54g
 Sea to Summit 1L Drybag22g   Buff33g
 Ibuprofen Painkillers10g   Integral Designs Shortie Gaiters65g
 Sun Screen Sachets x 19g   Montane Bionic LS Zip262g
       Trangoworld Extreme Light Pant408g
Rain GearOMM Cypher Smock288g   X-Bionic Outdoor Socks40g
 Montane Minimus Pants136g   Inov-8 Roclite 400 Boots400g
       UnderArmour Vented Compression Shorts136g
Cooking SystemEvernew UL Stacking Set152g      
 Evernew Titanium Stove86g   Items Worn / Carried - Total1714g
 Alphalite LH Spoon15g      
 Evernew Stacking Set Pouch12g      
 Pot washing Cloth and Pan Saver5g  Food / FuelCoffee70g
 Micropur Forte Purifying Tablets4g   Nuun - 2 Tabs A Day50g
 SOTO Pocket Blow Torch50g   Day 1 Rations750g
 Vargo Fuel Bottle35g   Day 2 Rations750g
 Sea to Summit 10 Litre Ultrasil Kitchen Sink44g      
       Food / Fuel - Total1620g
 MSR Packsoap75g   Grand Total9670g
 Coghlans Toilet Paper36g      
 Packtowl Nano - Medium21g      
 Disposable Razor10g      
 Dentofresh Toothbrush and Paste45g      
 Pee Bottle35g      
HydrationPlatypus 0.5L Soft Bottle22g      
 Platypus 2L Water Bottle34g      
Clothing CarriedMontane Fireball Smock280g      
 Montane Bionic LS Tee174g      
 Xsocks Extreme Light Socks42g      
 UnderArmour Boxerjock (Spare Pants)88g      
 RAB MeCo 165 Thermal Longjohns214g      
 Sunday Afternoons Solar Bucket68g      
 Extremities Windy Dry Lite Gloves30g      
 RAB MeCo Beanie36g      
 Drybag for Clothing70g      
AccessoriesInova Microlight11g      
 Coghlans Backpackers Trowel56g      
 Sea to Summit TPU Guide Mapcase (Plus Maps)121g      
 Hiker Wallet10g      
 Inka Pen6g      
 Glass Cleaning Cloth5g      
 Assorted Cable Ties6g      
 Sea to Summit Small Washbag42g      
 Repair Kit15g      
 Basic Carried Gear - Total5979g