Backpacking loadout.

by moab90245

Here’s my backpacking loadout. It’s custom tailored to how many days I will be out. Meaning food & fuel. I will ad pics in the coming days. And proper weights.

FOOD:
1lb Beef jerky
4 Mountain House Meals –  As many as will fit comfortably.
12pk – Peach iced tea/Fruit punch Crystal Lite
2 bags – Garlic salt and Johnnys seasoning
Instant coffee
Splenda
Dried creamer
12pk – Trader Joe’s Black Mango Tea

SHELTER:
Kelty Cosmic Down 0F sleeping bag or MSS bags to suit season.
Klymit skeleton coyote x-frame pad or Big Agnes full size pad.
Marmot Trailight 2P tent or Swack Shack Multicam Tarp
Emergency Thermal Blanket

COMMUNICATION:
CountyComm am/fm shortwave radio that runs 150 hours on one AA. http://countycomm.com/gp4light.html
2 – Midland GXT1050VP4 2 way camo frs/gmrs radios – runs off rechargable AA’s.
2 emergency whistle Fox 40

HYGEINE/HEALTH/WELFARE:
Small Powder
Baking soda in film canister – as backup Toothpaste and acid med (I have acid reflux – BADLY)
1 toothbrush
Bug spray deet
Cigarettes x days out (I know. Terrible.)
Nail clippers
2 Zip lock freezer bags
1 Roll toilet paper
1 Bottle camp soap Dr. Bronners

FIRE:
1 4×4 ziplock with dryer lint and vaseline balls
2 Packs Waterproof Matches
3 Bic Lighters
2 fire steel – misch steel

TOOLS:
Lexan full size fork and spoon
Czech Mess kit (Only outside container. Ditched the interior pot for weight savings.)
1 Fancy Feast Alcohol Stove.
12 ounces HEET or Alcohol – depending on time out.
1 pair of small EMT shears
1 Large sewing needle
12 AA NIMH rechargable batteries in devices.
Instapark 10 5w solar charger
21″ Sven saw
Small compact binos
Duct tape (1/2 inch of lightweight wrapped around a credit card.)
Pad of paper waterproof
Carpenters pencil
Leatherman Multi-tool
P51 can opener
200ft 550 Paracord
300ft(?) 50lb test braided fishing line.
6 Plastic Zip Ties
6 Ranger Bands
1 Sharpie

WEAPONS:
Glock 357 with holster
40 rounds 357
ESEE 5 survival knife/kydex sheath
Mora OD Green with 4 inch blade. Kydex sheath
Headlamp Ultrafire UF-H2 B Head light – runs 11 hours on one AA.
Foam ear plugs

PACK & HARNESS:
HPG conceal carry chest pouch. (Contains handgun/ammo/gps/flashlight/maps)
Gregory Z65 backpack or Arteryx Khyber 80 multicam backpack
1 Multicam fanny pack as EDC (Contains multiples of fire/water/cordiage/fak/fishing kit/poncho/headlamp/emergency blanket/snare wire/mora knife)
Misc. Silnylon pouches to keep clothing and sleeping bag dry

WATER:
Nalgene with aluminum canteen cup
Platypus water bag 2L (This is only for backup. Only used in emergency should I lose other water containers.)
Camelback water 3L
Water Purification Tablets

ELECTRICAL:
2 micro photon II lights
12 AA Rechargeable Batteries
1 Fenix E21 flashlight
Samsung Galaxy S4 cellphone, 64gb micro SD card.

CLOTHING:
1 pair Columbia hiking pants. Tan. (Would gladly trade these for something lightweight in multicam.)
1 pair Columbia hiking shorts. Green. (Would gladly trade these for something lightweight in multicam.)
1 synthetic Columbia hiking shirt. Green. (Would gladly trade these for something lightweight in multicam.)
1 Polarfleece Columbia jacket. Black. (Would gladly trade this for something in multicam or camo.)
Gen II ECWCS jacket. Multicam.
1 Super lightweight down jacket with hood. This thing is a heater. Maybe weighs 10oz? Very packable.
Merrel Moab Ventilator boots or McRae sage green goretex lined combat boots.
Mosquito hood
Sythetic baseball cap.
5.11 fleece cap
Perscription sunglasses.
Perscription glasses.
1 Bottom and Top Merino wool base layer.
1 set of Gloves leather tactical shooting style with silk liners
4 Pairs of Wool Socks
4 pairs of lightweight synthetic socks
1 multicam neck gaitor
1 OD Green shamagh (doubles as towel)

NAVIGATION:
2 Compasses – Suunto and Silva
2 button compasses
Topographical Maps
Handheld GPS Garmin Etrex 20

WALLET:
Emergency cash. Small bills.
Credit cards
ID
Insurance card
Important numbers – phones, addresses etc.
State and Federal licenses
Bank account numbers
Medication list

FIRST AID KIT:
1 quickclot or celox (i bought the celox it was cheaper)
1 Roll of Kerlix
1 credit card of 3 inch duct tape
1 israeli bandage
1 Kravat/Triangular bandage
1 Bug Spray
5×5 Mole Skin
Triple antibiotic cream
12 Benadryl
12 Imodium AD
12 800mg ibuprofen
12 prescription pain reliever
1 camp tweezers
100 pill metamucil
2 large safety pins
2 Suture kits

8GB THUMB DRIVE:
Important Documents Inventory:
Birth Certificates
Drivers License/Permit
Weapons Registration
Hunting/Fishing License
Concealed Carry Permit
Car Registration
Car Insurance
Medical Insurance
Credit Cards
Bank Information
Social Security Cards
In Case of Emergency Contacts

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