CHOQUEQUIRAO TO MACHU PICCHU 2017
Note: Collaborative comments by Jeff (J) and Michael (M)
JEFF MICHAEL  
Worn/Carried Item Weight (oz) Worn/Carried Item Weight (oz) Comments (but mostly fun facts)
Hat MSU Spartan Hat 2.85 Hat "Popsicle" Trucker Hat 2.15 J: Sparty on!
Glasses Generic Grocery Store Reading Glasses 0.95 Sunglasses Gas Station Sunglasses (Polarized) 0.90 J: Mine have croakies, which is a dumb name.
Baselayer Top Churchill's 1/2 Marathon LS T-shirt 7.50 Baselayer Top Patagonia Capilene Daily LS T-shirt 5.55 J: I'm very proud of that shirt.
Baselayer Bottom Oasics Running Shorts 5.55 Baselayer Bottom Blue Nylon Thrift Store Shorts 3.10 M: Thrift store FTW.
Hiking Shoes New Balance Leadville 1210v2 26.70 Hiking Shoes New Balance MT 10v4 16.90 J: To be honest, the Leadvilles are a little too blue for me.
Socks Darn Tough Chase Micro Crew Ultralight 1.50 Socks Darn Tough King of the Mountain Micro Crew Light 1.95 J: Also a little too blue. I feel like an elf or something.
Bandana Thruhike Syndicate Bandana 1.05 Bandana Bandana 0.75 M: One of two pieces of gear taken on every adventure to date.
Underwear Under Armour (x2) 8.30       J: They're good for my thighs.
Total   46.10 Total   31.30  
Other Clothing Item Weight (oz) Other Clothing Item Weight (oz) Comments
Midlayer Top Generic Fleece (White) 9.60 Midlayer Top Generic Fleece (Blue) 9.60 M: Twins!
Rain Jacket Dri Ducks Ultralite 2 Rain Jacket 6.65 Rain Jacket Dri Ducks Ultralite 2 Rain Jacket 6.05 M: Twins!  J: I bought this jacket to climb Katahdin on the AT.
Spare Socks Darn Tough Chase Micro Crew Ultralight 1.50 Socks Darn Tough King of the Mountain Micro Crew Light 1.95 J: They're the same damn socks.
Wind Pants Walmart Nylon Workout Pants 8.00 Wind Pants Montbell Dynamo Wind Pants 2.65 M: We're afraid of sandflies.
Total   25.75 Total   20.25  
Packing Item Weight (oz) Packing Item Weight (oz) Comments
Backpack Osprey Exos 58 38.00 Backpack KS Ultralight KS 4 10.00 J: I love my backpack.
Pack Liner Trash Compactor Bag 2.45 Pack Liner Trash Compactor Bag 2.45 M: Ask Jeff how he tried to use a trashbag as a pack cover...
Total   40.45 Total   12.45  
Shelter Item Weight (oz) Shelter Item Weight (oz) Comments
Trekking Poles Cascade Mountain Tech Twist Lock Carbon Fiber Poles 15.30 Tent TarpTent Squall 2 34.00 M: Shoutout to Reed for a squality patch job on the TarpTent.
      Stakes 4 MSR Mini Groundhogs + 2 Easton Nano Blue 6 + 1 Y Stake" 3.00 J: I got nothing.
Total   15.30 Total   37.00  
Sleep System Item Weight (oz) Sleep System Item Weight (oz) Comments
Quilt Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20* 850DT Reg X-Wide 22.85 Quilt Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20* Reg Reg 20.75 J: I ordered X-Wide by mistake. Should have gotten it narrow.
Sleeping Pad Thermarest NeoAir XLite 12.65 Sleeping Pad Gossamer Gear Nightlight 6.70 M: Old man gets the good pad; I get the ground.
      Bag Liner Sea-to-Summit Sleeping Bag Liner 4.80 M: B/c my EE quilt has cold spots and I don't have time to clean it.
Total   35.50 Total   32.25  
Kitchen Item Weight (oz) Kitchen Item Weight (oz) Comments
Water Bottles 1L Simple Truth Bottles (2) 2.60 Water Bottles 700ml Smartwater Bottles (2) 2.30 J: They're water bottles.
Spoon Walmart Light My Fire Spork 0.35 Additional Water Capacity Platypus 4L Platy Water Tank 3.80 M: Taking extra water capacity to be safe. I will be camel for Father.
Pot #1 Evernew Titanium Ultralight 0.9L Pot 3.80 Spoon Walmart Light My Fire Spork 0.35 M: My nice, fancy pot.
Pot #2 Aluminum .5L Pot 3.95       J: This pot traveled the world in 1986.
Stove Homemade Supercat Stove 0.25 Emergency Beacon SPOT Gen3 4.25 J: I'm carrying the stove because I'm strong and muscly.
Stove Windscreen Homemade Aluminum Sheeting 0.50       M: Same setup as from the AT.
Fuel Bottle 20oz Water Bottle 1.00       M: We're going to need a gallon of denatured alcohol.
Total   12.45 Total   10.70  
Miscellaneous Item Weight (oz) Fanny Pack Item Weight (oz) Comments
Headlamp Energizer Headclip 2.20 Fanny Pack All-Dyneema Thru Pack with Comfy Strap 4.20 M: Love the volume of my Thru Pack.
Toothbrush - 0.20 Light Photon Micro-Light II Pro LED (Red Beam) 0.30 J: [My toothbrush] is broken in half.
Medicine Cosamine, Turmeric, Aleve, B12, Aspirin, Malaria Meds 3.70 Water Treatment Bleach 0.40 J: Cosamine and Turmeric have made a big difference for my knees.
Toilet Paper - 0.25 Fire Starter Mini BIC lighter 0.40 J: I hope there's enough.
Phone Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (incl. case) 9.95 Toothbrush Zpacks Travel Toothbrush 0.15 J: My phone is too heavy.
Charger - 1.60 Toothpaste - 0.10 M: Travel sized for the two of us
ID & Money ID, Debit, Credit, Insurance Card, Cash 1.00 Toilet Paper Hand Sanitizer 0.65 J: No comment.
Passport Passport 1.55 Anti-Chafe Body Glide Original Antichafe Balm 0.45 J: Body Glide is a necessity.
      Sunscreen Banana Boat Sport SPF 30 1.30 M: Sun will be intense at altitude.
      Anti-Butt Chafe Vagasil 0.90 M: Vagasil is probably not a necessity, but it feel like it.
      Knife Derma-safe Folding Utility Survival Knife 0.25 M: Love these.
      First Aid Kit Duct Tape, Thread + Needle, Tweezers, Imodium, Benadryl 0.55 J: What's immodium?  M: Anti-diarrhea.
      Phone iPhone (incl. case and qt freezer Ziploc) 5.15 M: My phone will be primary tool of navigation.
      Headphones Samsung Earbuds & Earplugs 0.40 M: Earplugs for Jeff's snoring.
      ID & Money ID, Debit, Credit, Insurance Card, Cash 1.00 M: No comment.
      Chapstick Mini Chapstick 0.15 M: Same one from PCT, TA, and SHR.
      Journal Rite in the Rain N. 331FX 2.60 M: I get to keep the only written record of our trip.
      Pen Ballpoint Pen 0.20 M: Necessary for journaling.
      External Battery Ankar PowerCore 10000mAh Portable Charger 6.30 M: To keep phone(s) charged.
      Charger Phone and battery charging cable 1.75 M: To keep battery charged.
      Passport Passport 1.55 M: Standard issue.
Total   20.45 Total   28.75  
Total | Ounces   Weight (oz) Total | Ounces   Weight (oz)
(A) Items always worn or carried, or not in pack 61.40 (A) Items always worn or carried, or not in pack 31.30
(B) Items sometimes worn or carried, or always packed, AKA "pack base weight" 134.60 (B) Items sometimes worn or carried, or always packed, AKA "pack base weight" 112.65
(C) Items carried in fanny pack 0.00 (C) Items carried in fanny pack 28.75
(B) + (C) = "base weight" 134.60 (B) + (C) = "base weight" 141.40
(A) + (B) + (C) = Full "skin-out weight 196.00 (A) + (B) + (C) = Full "skin-out weight 172.70
Total | Pounds   Weight (lbs) Total | Pounds   Weight (lbs)
(A) Items always worn or carried, or not in pack 3.84 (A) Items always worn or carried, or not in pack 1.96
(B) Items sometimes worn or carried, or always packed, AKA "pack base weight" 8.41 (B) Items sometimes worn or carried, or always packed, AKA "pack base weight" 7.04
(C) Items carried in fanny pack 0.00 (C) Items carried in fanny pack 1.80
(B) + (C) = "base weight" 8.41 (B) + (C) = "base weight" 8.84
(A) + (B) + (C) = Full "skin-out weight 12.25 (A) + (B) + (C) = Full "skin-out weight 10.79