George of the Jungle

470 reviewer rep
39 forum posts
joined Aug 17, 2011

I am a: 36-year-old male backpacker
Location: Northeastern, PA
Occupation: Unfortunately, not hiking

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

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."

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
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Fenix E25 Flashlight 7/01/2014
user rating: 2 of 5 Keen Men's Targhee II Mid 6/28/2014
user rating: 1 of 5 Light My Fire Spork Original 6/17/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 Eureka! Spitfire 1 6/11/2014
user rating: 4 of 5 Light My Fire Spork Titanium 5/15/2014
user rating: 4.5 of 5 ESEE Knives Candiru 5/14/2014
user rating: 3.5 of 5 U.S. Military ILBE Pack 5/13/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 GSI Outdoors Halulite Minimalist Cookset 4/01/2014
user rating: 1 of 5 Mountain Hardwear Men's Desna Jacket 3/28/2014
user rating: 4 of 5 Chaco Men's Z/2 Unaweep 3/28/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 Columbia Men's Steens Mountain Full Zip 3/19/2014
user rating: 5 of 5 Gregory Z 40 6/18/2013
user rating: 5 of 5 Darn Tough Merino Boot Sock Full Cushion 6/14/2013
user rating: 4 of 5 Danner Mountain Light II 6/14/2013
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Petzl TacTikka XP 6/14/2013
user rating: 3 of 5 Kelty Tioga 5500 6/14/2013
user rating: 4.5 of 5 The North Face Rock 32 6/14/2013
user rating: 4.5 of 5 Marmot Men's Minimalist Jacket 6/14/2013
user rating: 5 of 5 Klymit Static V 6/13/2013

Forum Posts

winter tent for solo adventures under $200 October 13, 2018
DIY Down Quilt tips, tricks and improvements April 11, 2018
Ultralight Camp Shoes April 6, 2018
how to clean titanium on trail/not burn food March 15, 2018
DIY shoulder strap padding November 5, 2017
hodded middle weight fleece for thru hike July 23, 2017
Life expectancy of cuben fiber tarp? February 19, 2017
DIY hammock underquilt June 10, 2016
Sleeping pad advice June 6, 2015
Switching from a tent to a hammock June 2, 2015
Knife selection suggestions May 19, 2015
Tent help please. May 24, 2015
solo tent under 4 lbs. less than $150 ish March 24, 2014
gregory packs? March 1, 2014
Headlamp help. December 9, 2012
gregory z40? or something else? June 13, 2013
What's a good sleeping bag for an adventurous couple? August 17, 2011