Sunday, 18 January 2015

Packing list - 2

On a hot day Terry would be wearing:- s/s T-shirt; walking shirt; trunks; walking trousers; full set of socks; boots; hat.
So Terry's packing for 2015 is expected to be as follows:-

Rucksack - inc cover:- 1.670kgs
Poncho:- 0.340kgs
Waterproof trousers:- 0.350kgs
Walking shirt:- 0.240kgs
Tidy Shirt:- 0.125kgs
s/s T-shirt - (x1):- 0.135kgs
Walking trousers:- 0.300kgs
Pants (Trunks) 75g (x2):- 0.150kgs
Liner socks x2 0.050kgs
Socks 45g (x2); 80g (x1):- 0.170kgs
Crocs 300g (x2 pairs):- 0.600kgs
Sporks/charger-adaptor:- 0.100kgs
First Aid/medical:- 0.300kgs
Blue windproof fleece:- 0.400kgs
Longjohns:- 0.075kgs
L/s vest:- 0.075kgs
Towels 120g (x1) 180g (x1):- 0.300kgs
Daysac:- 0.068kgs
Camera:- 0.250kgs
Safety jacket:- 0.100kgs
Phone/charger/soap/torch:- 0.250kgs
Inhaler kit:- 0.220kgs
Boot kit inc Fungusol:- 0.150kgs
2 Water bottles (-water); extras:-

Total weight:- 6.783kgs

Full water bottles would add 2kgs to this total, but would only be needed some times. Most days half to three quarters full would be sufficient between stops.
Some of the apparent extras are carried for Valerie to help keep her pack smaller and lighter.
We want to be able to carry our packs and not have to use one of the bag transport systems. No sleeping bags (they weigh 75ogms each) helps to keep the load light but does mean that, this time, we will use all private accommodation where bedding is provided.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Packing list - 1

The first stage of practical preparation after deciding the route has to be the packing list (again) We are both keen to keep the weight we carry as low as possible, but there are some items we need to have with us and as usual a complete change of clothes, including cold weather gear.

Wearing (on a hot day):- Walking trousers, shirt, undies, socks, boots and hat.
So Valerie's list looks like this when the rucksack is fully packed for a hot day:-

Rucksack:- 1.067kgs
Poncho:- 0.340kgs
Waterproof trousers:- 0.155kgs
Walking shirt x1:- 0.170kgs
Blouse:- 0.130kgs
l/s vests 70g x2:- 0.140kgs
Walking trousers:- 0.335kgs
Bra x2:- 0.050kgs
Pants (Briefs) 35g x2; 20g x2:- 0.110kgs
Liner socks x4:- 0.100kgs
Walking socks 70g x1; 45g x2:- 0.160kgs
Longjohns/pyjamas 70gx2:- 0.140kgs
Dress/nightdress:- 0.180kgs
Scarf:- 0.025kgs
Gloves:- 0.015kgs
Vest x2:- 0.070kgs
Fleece windproof jacket:- 0.400kgs
Travel cardigan:- 0.165kgs
Towel:- 0.085kgs
W.bag/shampoo/soap/pegs/line:- 0.300kgs
Glasses case/torch/eye-mask/earplugs:- 0.100kgs
Daysac:- 0.068kgs
Safety vest:- 0.100kgs
E-coil:- 0.180kgs
Water bottles (-water); paper/paints; 'extras';

Total weight - 5.500kgs

Total with water 6.5kgs