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Current Hammock Camping, Canoeing Setup

81lbs 2.88oz

Bits & Pieces

1lbs 6.4oz

Ass Pad

Thermarest, Z Seat
 
2.1oz
 

Reading Glasses

Foster Grant, MicroVision Gideon Compact Reading Glasses
 
1.1oz
 

Insect Repellent

Ben's, 30 Deet Wilderness Formula
In small plastic spritz container. 
1.8oz
 

Binoculars

Nikon, Aculon 10x25
 
10.2oz
 

Sun Block

Kin-e-sys, SPF 30
In a 30ml plastic spray bottle. 
1.5oz
 

Extra Rope (20')

Unknown, 200 lb tensile strength
Light, reflective rope for various uses. 
0.5oz
 

Bag for Bits & Pieces

Katadyn
It's the bag from my Katadyn Hiker that I just use to hold all the little bits and pieces together. 
1oz
 

Headlamp

Black Diamond, Spot
Awesome light. Very bright with an excellent beam.  
3.1oz
 

Handkerchief

handkerchief
General use cloth handkerchief. 
1.1oz
 

Camera Gear

4lbs 1oz

Spare Battery (Canon G7 X)

Newmowa, NB-13L
 
0.75oz
x 6
 

Camera (Video/Photo)

Canon, G7 X Mark II
 
11.3oz
 

Trail Camera

Coolife, HD 1080P 16MP
I use this to capture wildlife visitors at night. By attaching it to a tree in, or close to, my campsite it'll take photos and videos of any visitors that pass by it. The weight includes 4 AA batteries. 
1lbs 1oz
 

Spare Battery (Canon Vixia RF700)

Big Mikes Electronics, BM-BP727
 
2.1oz
 

Camera (Video)

Canon, Vixia R700
 
11.2oz
 

Tripod - Medium

Andoer, Lightweight Travel Camera Tripod
 
12.2oz
 

Tripod - Small

Joby, GorillaPod Action Tripod
 
6.5oz
 

Spare SD Cards

SanDisk, 16gb
For cameras 
0.2oz
 

Canoe Related

47lbs 11.65oz

Life Jacket

Keep a Float, Contour
Weight includes a Fox 40 whistle attached to the zipper. 
14.75oz
 

Ballast (30L Dry Bag)

MEC, Nano 30L Dry Bag
I fill this with water and put it at the front of the 16' canoe when paddling solo to even out the weight, otherwise the wind treats me as a play thing and it's very hard to control. 4.2oz. 
4.2oz
 

Paddle (extra)

Unknown, Voyageur
I use this paddle when coming in and heading out from shore. I tend to push of rocks and such with it and prefer to save my nice Grey Wolf Ottertail for the deeper paddling. 
1lbs 6.7oz
 

Canoe

Souris River, 16' Kevlar Prospector
Just love this boat. 
43lbs
 

Painter / Bear Bag Rope

50' of rope, tied to the bow. 
5.5oz
 

Bailer

Homemade
Plastic juice jug (with handle) cut in half. 
2.6oz
 

Paddle

Grey Owl Paddle Company, Ottertail
Very nice feel and flex. 
1lbs 9oz
 

Bilge Sponge

Ultra Absorbent. 
0.9oz
 

Dog

14.9oz

Micro Dog Tarp (22" x 24")

DIY
Made from old gazebo material I had laying around. Just stitched in loops on the corners and put shock cord through those. This is measured to fit from thwart to yoke in the canoe to give my K9 companion cover from sun or rain. It also works as a ground sheet for them to chill on at camp. 
2.5oz
 

Dog Food

5.6 ounces per meal with two meals a day. This is a little less than his usual 5.3 ounces per meal at home but he just doesn't eat as much out there. 
5oz
x 2
 

Dry Bag for Dog Food

Asolo
 
1oz
 

Dog Dish

Lock & Lock, Round
Can lock up the food and keep it handy so my dog can eat throughout the day. 
1.4oz
 

Fishing

1lbs 2.2oz

Fishing Tackle Box and Lures

DIY
In this mini tackle box I have 9 lures and spinners, 2 metal leaders, one small bobber, 1 ready made sinker and hook line and two extra sinkers. 
7.2oz
 

Fishing Reel

Tebco, Prostaff 10
 
7.8oz
 

Fishing Rod

Goture , Telescopic Fishing Rod
Great for backpacking. It's light, compacts down pretty small and doesn't have extra padding on the handle which just makes it bulkier. 
3.2oz
 

Food & Water

5lbs 6.95oz

Water Bottle (1L)

Nalgene, 1L
#2 plastic (i.e. not lexan). Standard size. 
6.25oz
 

Water 1L

Universe, H20
The weight of just 1L of water, no container. While hiking or portaging I like to keep 1 litre on me. 
2lbs 3.2oz
 

Dry Bag for Food

Outdoor Research
 
1.5oz
 

Food

Generally the food goes from 1 - 2lbs per person per day depending on things like how much dehydrated foods you have, it could come out or whole fruits. I generally make my own meals using my dehydrator. 
1lbs 6oz
x 2
 

Hygiene

8.51oz

Dental Floss

Oral-B, Satin
Small spool of it. Also useful for repairs and can be used as a thread or line. 
0.01oz
 

Soap

Campsuds
Biodegradable. In 30ml squirt bottle. 
1oz
 

Toilet Paper

 
3oz
 

Micro Towel

PackTowel, Hand
16.5" x 36" 
1.5oz
 

Dry Bag for Toilet Paper

Sea To Summit, Ultra-Sil Dry Sac (small)
2 litre bag 
0.5oz
 

Toothbrush & Toothpaste

Oratek, TOOB Travel Toothbrush
Toothbrush & toothpaste in all-in-one system 
1.5oz
 

Hand Sanitizer

Purell, Hand Sanitizer
In plastic 30ml squirt bottle. 
1oz
 

Mess Kit

1lbs 4.32oz
Everything here fits inside the pot cozy

Pot Scrapper

GSI, Compact Scrapper
Great for cleaning the pots and getting every last bit of food out of them before the cleanup. 
0.42oz
 

Handkerchief

handkerchief
General use cloth handkerchief. 
1.1oz
 

Spork

Soto, Titanium Folding Pocket Spork
I've done a slight modification to this by using my Dremel to cut deeper and more tines. 
0.7oz
 

Pot & Frying Pan

Toaks, Titanium 1100ml Pot with Pan
Has a modified long handle which adds a little extra weight. Standard weight 5.6oz. I will be making it the same weight as the original with thinner tubing on the handle which is current 4 or 5 mm thick. 
6.2oz
 

Pot Cozy

DIY
Consists of a top and bottom section that completely engulfs the pot. 
1.7oz
 

Sea To Summit X-Cup

Sea To Summit, X-Cup
 
2.2oz
 

Stove

Trangia, Spirit Burner with Screwcap
Includes ziplock bag. Loving my alcohol stove. It takes longer to boil with than the white gas stoves but has a very simple design with little to go wrong. Very fast to fire up on the trail to heat up the cup of tea during your travels. I use a custom built wind screen and keep it in a draw string bag with the fuel and windscreen. 
3.9oz
 

Windscreen

DIY
Made out of light aluminum flashing 
0.5oz
 

Hobo Stove / Pot Stand

DIY
Can be used as a hobo stove (burns wood) or a Trangia stove pot holder. Weight includes the two metal rod pot supports. 
3.6oz
 

Navigation

9.7oz

GPS Spare Batteries

Duracell, AA
2 AA batteries 
1.6oz
 

GPS

Garmin, eTrex 30x
The weight includes alkaline batteries and lanyard. 
5.3oz
 

Compass

Silva, 515 Ranger
 
2.3oz
 

Maps

One printout of the official algonquin map of route area * one Google Earth printout. In ziplock bag. 
0.5oz
 

On Person

Baseball Cap

Cabella's, Ottawa Cap
3.2oz 
 

Belt

4oz Leather belt 
 

Shirt

Cloudveil, Cool Long-Sleeved Shirt
7.3oz Just a great shirt. Pockets in all the right places, light material and durable.  
 

Socks

Unknown, Dress socks
1.5oz I like using dress socks since they're very thin, breathable and quick to dry. 
 

Underwear

Silkweight, Boxer Briefs
3oz Very light and quick drying. This is good so you don't have dry pants but still wet underwear. 
 

Shoes

Merrel, MOAB Vent
2lb 6.3oz. These shoes drain well due to the mesh on the side of the shoe. They also dry pretty quickly around the camp fire, just be sure to take the insole out and dry it separately. Not too close to the fire though since they'll melt. 
 

Cargo Pants

BC Wear, Cargo Pants
1lb 3.9oz Lots of pockets and they convert into shorts 
 

Other Wearables

2lbs 14.1oz

Camp Shoes

Crocs, Mens 11
Making no fashion statements here but for camp shoes, crocs cover the feet well, are easy to dry and are light to carry in. 
14.2oz
 

Fleece

The North Face
 
1lbs
 

Underwear

Silkweight, Boxer Briefs
3oz Very light and quick drying. This is good so you don't have dry pants but still wet underwear. 
 

Long Sleeve

Bass
A nice, light long sleeve. 
7.5oz
 

Buff

Unknown (bought at MEC)
Merino wool 
1.8oz
 

Socks

Unknown, Dress socks
1.5oz I like using dress socks since they're very thin, breathable and quick to dry. 
 

Dry Bag for Clothes

Outdoor Research
 
1.6oz
 

Long Underwear

Helly Hansen, Poly-Pro Thermal
Keep your legs toasty on those cool days or nights. 
4oz
 

Toque

Blurr
Good for those cold nights  
1oz
 

Cargo Pants

BC Wear, Cargo Pants
1lb 3.9oz Lots of pockets and they convert into shorts 
 

Pack

3lbs 9.5oz

Backpack (55L)

Gregory, Z55
 
3lbs 7oz
 

Backpack Cover (40L)

MEC, 40L Pack Cover
I also use this as a bear bag in the evening. 
2.5oz
 

Rain Gear

1lbs 6.6oz

Rain Coat

Helly Hansen, Loke
 
9.8oz
 

Rain Pants

Marmot, PreCip pants
 
12oz
 

Dry Bag for Rain Gear

Holds pants and coat. 
0.8oz
 

Sleep and Shelter

7lbs 5.7oz

Pillow

Trekology, Ultralight Pillow
I've never been a fan of blow up pillows but this one is awesome. It's cheap, light and super comfortable and weighs in at only .5 ounces heaver than my empty stuff pillow that I had to fill with clothes. 
2.5oz
 

Under Quilt (full)

Hammock Gear, Incubator 10
Good until -12C 
1lbs 11.8oz
 

Top Quilt

Hammock Gear, Burrow 20
Good until -6C 
1lbs 9.2oz
 

Tent Pegs

DAC J-Stake Tent Peg, 16cm
These are for the hammock and the tarp. I keep them on their own because I can always leave them behind if I'm heavy and make some out of sticks once I'm there. 
0.3oz
x 8
 

Hammock

Warbonnet, Blackbird XLC Double Layer 1.1
Includes straps for suspension and two carabiners.  
2lbs 0.8oz
 

Dry Compression Bag for Quilts

Sea to Summit, Medium Dry Compression Sack
 
3oz
 

Tarp

Warbonnet, Superfly
Includes all guylines. With 2 20' lengths on one side to attache to trees and for an awning and 5' lengths on the back with 20' lengths for each end of the ridge line. 
1lbs 8oz
 

Stove Fuel

7.6oz

Fuel Bottle

Nalgene, 600ml
 
1.6oz
 

Stove Fuel

Sunnyside, Denatured Alcohol
3oz a day. 
3oz
x 2
 

Survival & Fire

1lbs 15.7oz

Folding Saw

Bahco, Laplander
 
6.4oz
 

Multitool

Leatherman, Skeletool CX
I absolutely love this multitool. It's my EDC (Every Day Carry) and has been for the last 7 years, it's always on me and I've finally decided to add it to my camping gear list.  
4.9oz
 

Ferro Rod (Firesteel)

Light My Fire, Scout 2.0
This is only the firesteel, I don't carry the striker. Instead I use the backside of my knife. 
0.6oz
 

Whistle

Fox, 40 Micro Emergency Whistle
 
0.1oz
 

Lighter

BIC, MINI
 
0.3oz
 

Flares & Bear Bangers

Tru Flare, Thumb-Launcher
Six 2 bangers, three flares and a launcher. Kept in a ziplock bag. 
3.5oz
 

First Aid & Repair Kit

Homemade
This contains first aid items as well as survival and repair items (sewing, thread, extra lighter, etc...) 
11.8oz
 

GPS Emergency Locator Device

SPOT, Satellite GPS Messenger
When you have a family... 
4.1oz
 

Water Filter System

6.05oz

Surgical Tubing (3")

Unknown, Unkown
 
0.1oz
 

Adapter for Water Filter

Unknown, Unknown
Used to backflush the Sawyer filter and can be used to attach to a standard bottle when used as a gravity filter (attached loosely so air pressure doesn't build up and stop the flow). 
0.2oz
 

Paracord (4') for Water Bag

Unknown, 3mm reflective
Tied to my dirty water bag so it can be easily hung as a gravity feed system. 
0.15oz
 

Water Filter

Sawyer, Squeeze
This also includes a length of hose so it can be easily used as a gravity system. It's a tad heavier than the Sawyer mini but has a much better flow rate and you don't need to back flush it as often. I use this as an inline system with my water bag. They 3oz weight is when it's wet, which is how it will be when carrying it. 
3oz
 

Water Filter Feed Bag

CNOC, Vecto 2L
This is the dirty water feed bag for my gravity filter system. I use it with the Sawyer filter which prefers pressure on the bag to produce the filtered water. This bag is tough and easy to fill.  
2.6oz