THE PACK

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TOTALS
Overnighter 3 day +
Grams Total Ounces Pounds & Ounces Grams Total Ounces Pounds & Ounces
TOTALS
Core Total 4531.1 grams 159.8 ozs 9 lb 15.8 ozs 2741.2 grams 96.6 ozs 6 lb 0.5 ozs
En/atra Cloths Total 1500 grams 52.9 ozs 3 lb 4.9 ozs 1590.3 grams 56 ozs 3 lb 8.0 ozs
Survival Total 365.2 grams 12.8 ozs 12.8 ozs 365.2 grams 12.8 ozs 12.8 ozs
HouseKeeping/Kitchen Total 581.1 grams 20.4 ozs 1 lb 4.4 ozs 881.8 grams 31.1 ozs 1 lb 15.1 ozs
Misc Total 671.7 grams 23.6 ozs 1 lb 7.6 ozs 660.8 grams 23.3 ozs 1 lb 7.3 ozs
Combined Total 7649.1 grams 269.7 ozs 16 lb 14 ozs 6239.3 grams 220 ozs 13 lb 12 ozs
DETAILS
CORE
Backpack (MountainSmith Ghost, 3000+ ci) 1123.5 grams 39.6 ozs 2 lb 7.6 ozs n/a n/a n/a
GoLite Breeze, Medium n/a n/a n/a 399.0 grams 14.0 ozs 14.0 ozs
Bivy Sack (O.R. Advanced, w/o Poles) 875.2 grams 30.8 ozs 1 lb 14.8 ozs 875.2 grams 30.8 ozs 1 lb 14.8 ozs
Down Bag (30 Marmot Arroyo –Long 775-fill) 1030.0 grams 36.3 ozs 2 lb 4.3 ozs 1030.0 grams 36.3 ozs 2 lb 4.3 ozs
Full Length Sleeping Pad (ThermaRest LE) 1182.0 grams 41.6 ozs 2 lb 9.6 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Small Sleeping Pad (ThermaRest Z-Lite) n/a n/a n/a 310.0 grams 10.9 ozs 10.9 ozs
Cocoon liner (Silk) 193.4 grams 6.8 ozs 6.8 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Tyvek groundsheet, 6' x 2' 127.0 grams 4.4 ozs 4.4 ozs 127.0 grams 4.4 ozs 4.4 ozs
CORE TOTAL 4531.1 grams 159.8 ozs 9 lb 15.8 ozs 2741.2 grams 96.6 ozs 6 lb 0.5 ozs
EXTRA CLOTHES
Umbrella - GoLite 268.6 grams 9.4 ozs 9.4 ozs 268.6 grams 9.4 ozs 9.4 ozs
WaterProof Shell Jacket (Kelty) 379.7 grams 13.3 ozs 13.3 ozs 379.7 grams 13.3 ozs 13.3 ozs
Long Underwear Top (Capilene, lighweight) 162.4 grams 5.7 ozs 5.7 ozs 162.4 grams 5.7 ozs 5.7 ozs
Long Underwear Bottoms (Capilene, Variable midweight) 170.0 grams 5.9 ozs 5.9 ozs 170.0 grams 5.9 ozs 5.9 ozs
Down Sweater (GoLite Cumulus 850 fill) 415.0 grams 14.6 ozs 14.6 ozs 415.0 grams 14.6 ozs 14.6 ozs
Bandana 21.3 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 21.3 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs
Socks n/a n/a n/a 90.3 grams 3.1 ozs 3.1 ozs
Fleece Hat (Marmot, Windy Ridge) 44.0 grams 1.5 ozs 1.5 ozs 44.0 grams 1.5 ozs 1.5 ozs
Gloves (M.H. Power Stretch) 39.0 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs 39.0 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs
CLOTHES TOTAL 1500 grams 52.9 ozs 3 lb 4.9 ozs 1590.3 grams 56 ozs 3 lb 8 ozs
SURVIVAL
1st Aid Kit (includes Signal Mirror) 87.0 grams 3.0 ozs 3.0 ozs 87.0 grams 3.0 ozs 3.0 ozs
Waterproof matches, candles 16.2 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 16.2 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs
Compass, Orienteering (top quality) 32.3 grams 1.1 ozs 1.1 ozs 32.3 grams 1.1 ozs 1.1 ozs
Space Blanket 56.7 grams 1.9 ozs 1.9 ozs 56.7 grams 1.9 ozs 1.9 ozs
Iodine & Nuetralizer (Potable Aqua) 61.0 grams 2.1 ozs 2.1 ozs 61.0 grams 2.1 ozs 2.1 ozs
LeatherMan Micra 49.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 49.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs
Bug Repellent (DEET, spray) 50.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 50.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs
Ibuprofin (small bottle, 7 days) 13.0 grams 0.4 ozs 0.4 ozs 13.0 grams 0.4 ozs 0.4 ozs
SURVIVAL TOTAL 365.2 grams 12.8 ozs 12.8 ozs 365.2 grams 12.8 ozs 12.8 ozs
HOUSEKEEPING TOTAL
Titanium pot w/ lid (1.3 ltr) 165.0 grams 5.8 ozs 5.8 ozs 165.0 grams 5.8 ozs 5.8 ozs
Titanium cup 49.4 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 49.4 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs
Pocket Rocket Stove (MSR) n/a n/a n/a 114.4 grams 4.0 ozs 4.0 ozs
Propane Fuel (Giga Power) n/a n/a n/a 197.2 grams 6.9 ozs 6.9 ozs
Lighter 21.5 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 21.5 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs
Measuring Cup 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs
Water Bladder (Platypus, 2 liters) n/a n/a n/a 36.0 grams 1.2 ozs 1.2 ozs
Water Bladder (Platypus, 1 liter) 29.0 grams 1.0 ozs 1.0 ozs 29.0 grams 1.0 ozs 1.0 ozs
Water Bladder (Platypus, 1 liter) 29.0 grams 1.0 ozs 1.0 ozs 29.0 grams 1.0 ozs 1.0 ozs
Platypus hose 66.7 grams 2.3 ozs 2.3 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Spoon (heavy plastic) 7.1 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs 7.1 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs
Fork (heavy plastic) 7.7 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Washcloth 38.6 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs 38.6 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs
Pack towel, small 51.2 grams 1.8 ozs 1.8 ozs 51.2 grams 1.8 ozs 1.8 ozs
Anti-bacterial wash 38.5 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs 38.5 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs
HandyWipes (1 per day) 10.5 grams 0.3 ozs 0.3 ozs 42.0 grams 1.4 ozs 1.4 ozs
TP (Just enough...) 5.8 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs 23.2 grams 0.8 ozs 0.8 ozs
Toothbrush 17.7 grams 0.6 ozs 0.6 ozs 17.7 grams 0.6 ozs 0.6 ozs
Toothpaste 21.4 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Dental Floss 7.0 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs 7.0 grams 0.2 ozs 0.2 ozs
Insect Repellent 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs
Sunscreen 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs
HOUSEKEEPING TOTAL 581.1 grams 20.4 ozs 1 lb 4.4 ozs 881.8 grams 31.1 ozs 1 lb 15.1 ozs
MISC
Plastic garbage bag (Extra 4 Trail Karma) 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs
Plastic garbage bag 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs
Plastic garbage bag (Pack WaterProof) 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 20.9 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs
Plastic baggies (Food: ~ 7/day) 32.0 grams 1.1 ozs 1.1 ozs 222.0 grams 7.8 ozs 7.8 ozs
Credit card, Driver's License, Cash 12.0 grams 0.4 ozs 0.4 ozs 12.0 grams 0.4 ozs 0.4 ozs
Pen 9.0 grams 0.3 ozs 0.3 ozs 9.0 grams 0.3 ozs 0.3 ozs
Camera, Disposable 27 en/ap 74.3 grams 2.6 ozs 2.6 ozs n/a n/a n/a
HeadLamp, Tikka Plus 78.0 grams 2.7 ozs 2.7 ozs 78.0 grams 2.7 ozs 2.7 ozs
Cell Phone 126.6 grams 4.4 ozs 4.4 ozs n/a n/a n/a
Book (Bhagavad Ghita) 93.8 grams 3.3 ozs 3.3 ozs 93.8 grams 3.3 ozs 3.3 ozs
Sandals, Light 117.3 grams 4.1 ozs 4.1 ozs 117.3 grams 4.1 ozs 4.1 ozs
Utility Cord (50' - 1/8") 66.0 grams 2.3 ozs 2.3 ozs 66.0 grams 2.3 ozs 2.3 ozs
Extra AAA battiers (4-lithium), for GPS n/a n/a n/a 30.0 grams 1.0 ozs 1.0 ozs
MISC TOTAL 671.7 grams 23.6 ozs 1 lb 7.6 ozs 660.8 grams 23.3 ozs 1 lb 7.3 ozs
CARRYING ON BODY - NOT INCLUDED IN TOTALS ABOVE
Poles – Leki: Makalu 558.2 grams 19.6 ozs 1 lb 3.6 ozs
Gloves (Bicycling, cutout fingertips) 42.3 grams 1.4 ozs 1.4 ozs
Hat (REI Elements) 52.8 grams 1.8 ozs 1.8 ozs
(+) 3 Necklace of Survival (Whistle, Light, Knife) 34.7 grams 1.2 ozs 1.2 ozs
Chapstick 9.6 grams 0.3 ozs 0.3 ozs
Map 40.0 grams 1.4 ozs 1.4 ozs
Montrail Hardrock Shoes 740.0 grams 26.0 ozs 1 lb 10.0 ozs
GPS (Garmin Foretrex 101) 73.7 grams 2.5 ozs 2.5 ozs
CARRYING TOTAL 1551.3 grams 54.7 ozs 3 lb 6.7 ozs
FOOD WEIGHT Calories/oz. Calories Protein Carbs Fat
Breakfast
Coffee (Instant) 3.5 grams 0.1 ozs 0.1 ozs 0.0 cal/oz. 0 0 grams 0 grams 0 grams
Cream of Rice 46.0 grams 1.6 ozs 1.6 ozs 106.3 cal/oz. 170 3 grams 36 grams 0 grams
Instant Oatmeal 42.0 grams 1.4 ozs 1.4 ozs 107.1 cal/oz. 150 4 grams 32 grams 2 grams
Fruit Leather 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 90.0 cal/oz. 45 0 grams 12 grams 0 grams
Biscotti 38.0 grams 1.3 ozs 1.3 ozs 115.4 cal/oz. 150 3 grams 21 grams 6 grams
Lunch
Tuna (Albacore in Water) 85.0 grams 2.9 ozs 2.9 ozs 41.4 cal/oz. 120 23 grams 0 grams 1.5 grams
Tortilla (Burrito Size) 70.0 grams 2.4 ozs 2.4 ozs 87.5 cal/oz. 210 6 grams 36 grams 6 grams
Snack Bar (Luna or Balance) 49.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 113.2 cal/oz. 192.5 12.5 grams 25 grams 5 grams
Dinner
Dinner Average(Rice Meal or Instant Gourmet) 143.7 grams 5 ozs 5.0 ozs 108.3 cal/oz. 541.67 18.7 grams 100.7 grams 7 grams
Tea (DeCaf) 3.0 grams 0.1 ozs 0.1 ozs 0.0 cal/oz. 0 0 grams 0 grams 0 grams
Snacks
Rice Krispie Treat 22.0 grams 0.7 ozs 0.7 ozs 128.6 cal/oz. 90 1 grams 18 grams 2 grams
Peanut M&Ms 56.5 grams 1.9 ozs 1.9 ozs 154.2 cal/oz. 293 5 grams 34 grams 15 grams
Cheez-its (White Chedder) 50.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 147.1 cal/oz. 250 5 grams 30 grams 12 grams
Jerky 28.3 grams 0.9 ozs 0.9 ozs 100.0 cal/oz. 90 12 grams 6 grams 1 grams
Fruit Leather 15.0 grams 0.5 ozs 0.5 ozs 90.0 cal/oz. 45 0 grams 12 grams 0 grams
Misc Condiments (Mayo, Sugar, creamer, etc.) 40.0 grams 1.4 ozs 1.4 ozs 32.1 cal/oz. 45 0 grams 12 grams 0 grams
FOOD TOTAL 707.0 grams 24.9 ozs 1 lb 9 ozs 96.1 cal/oz. 2392.2 93.2 grams 374.7 grams 57.5 grams
WATER
1.0 liter average 1000.0 grams 35.2 ozs 2 lb 3 ozs
COMBINED TOTALS + FOOD + WATER Overnighter 3 Nights 7 Nights
Pack 7649.1 grams 269.7 ozs 16 lb 14 ozs 6239.3 grams 220 ozs 13 lb 12 ozs 6239.3 grams 220 ozs 13 lb 12 ozs
Food 707.0 grams 24.9 ozs 1 lb 9 ozs 2121.0 grams 74.8 ozs 4 lb 11 ozs 4948.9 grams 174.5 ozs 10 lb 15 ozs
Water 1000.0 grams 35.2 ozs 2 lb 3 ozs 1000.0 grams 35.2 ozs 2 lb 3 ozs 1000.0 grams 35.2 ozs 2 lb 3 ozs
TOTAL 9356.1 grams 329.9 ozs 20 lb 10 ozs 9360.3 grams 330.1 ozs 20 lb 10 ozs 12188.2 grams 429.8 ozs 26 lb 14 ozs
ALTERNATE FOOD WEIGHTS Calories/oz. Calories Protein Carbs Fat
Lunch
Tuna (Albacore in Water) 85.0 grams 2.9 ozs 2.9 ozs 41.4 cal/oz. 120 23 grams 0 grams 1.5 grams
Shrimp 70.0 grams 2.4 ozs 2.4 ozs 22.9 cal/oz. 55 12 grams 1 grams 0.5 grams
Crab 70.0 grams 2.4 ozs 2.4 ozs 16.7 cal/oz. 40 9 grams 1 grams 0 grams
Chicken 100.0 grams 3.5 ozs 3.5 ozs 35.1 cal/oz. 123 26 grams 0 grams 1.8 grams
Tortilla (Burrito Size) 70.0 grams 2.4 ozs 2.4 ozs 87.5 cal/oz. 210 6 grams 36 grams 6 grams
Tuna Lunch 151.0 grams 5.3 ozs 5.3 ozs 45.3 cal/oz. 240 19 grams 18 grams 10 grams
Dinner
Chili Mac w/ Beef (2 servings) : Richmoor/Mountain High 162.0 grams 5.7 ozs 5.7 ozs 101.8 cal/oz. 580 28 grams 108 grams 5 grams
Honey Mustard Chicken (2 servings) : Richmoor/Mountain High 163.0 grams 5.7 ozs 5.7 ozs 112.3 cal/oz. 640 36 grams 118 grams 3 grams
Chicken Enchilada (2 servings) : Richmoor/Mountain High 177.1 grams 6.2 ozs 6.2 ozs 119.4 cal/oz. 740 30 grams 102 grams 28 grams
Freeze Dried Dinner (Average of Above) 167.4 grams 5.9 ozs 5.9 ozs 110.7 cal/oz. 653.3 31.3 grams 109.3 grams 12.0 grams
Rice Meal + Seasoning & .5 Chicken Cube 120.0 grams 4.2 ozs 4.2 ozs 102.4 cal/oz. 430 6 grams 92 grams 2 grams
Dinner Average(Rice Meal or Instant Gourmet) 143.7 grams 5 ozs 5.0 ozs 108.3 cal/oz. 541.7 18.7 grams 100.7 grams 7 grams
Snacks
Raisins 55.0 grams 1.9 ozs 1.9 ozs 86.3 cal/oz. 164 2 grams 44 grams 0 grams
Luna Bar 48.0 grams 1.6 ozs 1.6 ozs 112.5 cal/oz. 180 10 grams 27 grams 4 grams
Balance Bar 50.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 120.6 cal/oz. 205 15 grams 23 grams 6 grams
Snack Bar Average 49.0 grams 1.7 ozs 1.7 ozs 113.2 cal/oz. 192.5 12.5 grams 25 grams 5 grams