George of the Jungle

470 reviewer rep
39 forum posts
joined Aug 17, 2011

Full Name: private
36-year-old male backpacker
Northeastern, PA
Occupation: Unfortunately, not hiking
Email: private

Gear Reviews (29)

user rating: 5 of 5 Toaks Titanium Long Handle Spoon 4/02/2018
user rating: 5 of 5 Dutchware Hexon 1.6 Fabric 2/17/2017
user rating: 5 of 5 Kelty Noah's Tarp 9 2/17/2017
user rating: 3 of 5 Snow Peak Titanium Mini Solo 12/11/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 ESEE Knives ESEE-3 Uncoated 12/11/2016
user rating: 4 of 5 Gransfors Bruk Mini Hatchet 5/22/2016
user rating: 5 of 5 Gerber Sliding Saw 5/13/2016
user rating: 2.5 of 5 Grand Trunk Ultralight Hammock 6/01/2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 ESEE Knives Junglas 10/12/2014
user rating: 2 of 5 Fenix LD02 9/26/2014

Forum Posts (39)

winter tent for solo adventures under $200 October 13, 2018
DIY Down Quilt tips, tricks and improvements April 11, 2018
Re: Ultralight Camp Shoes April 6, 2018
Re: Ultralight Camp Shoes April 6, 2018
Ultralight Camp Shoes April 6, 2018

About

Trail name - Jameson

Current multi-day pack weight (no food, fuel or water) - 11.4 lbs.

- THE GEAR LIST -

(some items are seasonal)

 

Packing - 38.4 oz total

- DIY external frame backpack - 32.5 oz

- Trash compactor bag - 2 oz

- Oven bags (x3) - 1.8 oz

- Bear bag - 1.5 oz

- Bear bag rope - 0.6 oz

 

Sleep System - 68.7 oz total

- 11X8 Hammock Gear cuben fiber tarp - 5.3 oz

- Titanium stakes - 3 oz

- DIY 11' hammock w/ suspension - 14.4 oz

- DIY 850 fp down underquilt - 20 oz

- DIY 900 fp top quilt - 20 oz

- Bug net - 4 oz

- Z-seat sitting pad - 2 oz

 

Consumption - 11.3 oz total - w/o fuel 

- 1 litter WTR bottle (x2 or 3) -  oz

- Sawyer mini water filter - 1.7 oz

- Snow Peak titanium cup w/ lid - 3.7 oz

- Reflectix cozy - 0.9 oz

- Toaks long handled titanium spoon - 0.7 oz

- DIY denatured alcohol soda can stove - 0.4 oz

- DIY aluminum wind/heat shield - 0.4 oz

- 20 oz bottle of denatured alcohol - 17.2 oz ***

- Bic lighter (x2) - 1.5 oz

- Stainless steel scrubber pad - 0.2 oz

- Plastic mini coffee filter -  oz

 

CLOTHING - 46.5 oz total - only what is carried in 3 season use (nothing worn)
- Patagonia R3 fleece hoody - 17 oz

- Frogg Toggs ultralight 2 coat - 5.5 oz

- Smart Wool merino wool beanie - 2 oz

- Bandana - 1 oz

- Trash bag rain kilt - 2 oz

- Camp shoes - N/A

- Columbia zip-off pants - 10.4 oz (worn)

- Running shorts - N/A

- Belt - 1 oz (worn)

- Darn Tough merino wool socks (x3) - 6 oz (1 worn)

- Thin liner socks (x2) - 4 oz (1 worn)

- Gators - N/A

- Scarpa R-Evolution hiking boots - 49.6 oz (worn)

  or

- Merrell Moab Mid Ventilator hiking boot - 36.5 oz (worn)

- Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer vest - 5.1 oz (seasonal)

- Long sleeve base layer shirt - 6.7 0z

- T-shirt - 4.4 oz (worn)

- Fleece ninja turtles pants - 6.3 oz

 

MISC - 17.3 oz total
- First aid kit - 2.4 oz

- Toilet paper - 2 oz

- Tooth brush - 0.2 oz

- Toothpaste - 0.5 oz

- Dry wet wipes - 1 oz

- Petzl Tikka (200 lumen) w/ CORE rechargeable battery - 2.5 oz

- 3 extra AAA batteries - 1 oz

- Cell phone - 4.7 oz

- Power bank - N/A

- Trail journal -

- Pen (x2) -

- ESEE Candiru knife w/ sheath - 2.1 oz

- Knife sharpener - 0.9 oz

- Flask of whiskey -

 

"You can't rough it without smooth whisky."

Activities

Hiking
Backpacking
Canoeing
Kayaking
Mountain biking
Fishing
Hunting
Guerrilla Camping
Snowboarding
Kicking Ass
Adventuring

Vitals

Height5' 10"
Weight155
Boot/Shoe Size10.5
Jacket/Shirt Sizemed/large
Pant Size32x32