The third part of my planning for the JMT series is about gear. Gear is probably one of the most debated and questioned aspects of fastpacking. For me I like to take some comforts, leave some others, and of course keep it light. So I'll list my gear here for you. Like 11 pounds without food, with food 16 pounds.


-Six Moon Designs Flight 30


-Six Moon Designs Lunar Duo Outfitter


-REI Flash Sleeping Bag

-Klymit Inertia O Zone Sleeping Pad

Cook System:

-Olicamp Kinetic Ultra Titanium Stove and XTS Pot


-Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles


-Topo Runventures


-Patagonia Short Sleeved Forerunner Shirt

-Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts

-Patagonia All Weather Zip Neck Hoody (Awesome) 

-Buff Headwear


-Injinji Socks

-Mont Bell EX Light Down Jacket

-Patagonia Houdini Pants

-Patagonia Houdini Jacket


-REI Long Underwear

Essentials (a lot of its a personal preference): 

-Bug Spray (Mosquitos!) 


-Expandable towel

-Bug Face Net

-Lip Balm

-Weatherproof Lighter

-Wilderness Wipes

-Small Number of Waterproof Matches

-Hand Sanitizer

-Extra Batteries

-Travel Toothpaste (squeezed some out)

-Toothbrush cut down to save weight

-Light My Fire Spoon

-Leatherman Style CS 

-Duct Tape (wrapped around trek poles)

Water Filter:


-Sawyer Squeeze Water Filtration System

First Aid: 

-Blister Pads 

-Waterproof Bandaids

-Safety Pin (for blisters) 

-Antiseptic Pads

-Antiseptic Ointment Packs


-Flexible Healing Band Aids

-Sticky First Aid Tape (wrapped around trek poles)



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