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    Cool Post up your Pack in Packlist......

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    Last edited by 25contender; 09-04-2014 at 08:02 PM.

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    Great list! I look forward to seeing what everyone else packs.
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    Still trying to loose a few more lbs. I have a few ideas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    Great list! I look forward to seeing what everyone else packs.
    Me too. This could be a very helpfull thread. If it turns out good,Maybe a sticky??
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    I'll update mine and get it posted, but it'll be a little while. It doesn't copy well from excel so I'll have to type it.

    25contender, FWIW look at your base weight....the big three of pack, sleeping, and shelter. Your pack is 7 lbs 10 oz, sleeping is 4 lbs 13 oz, shelter is 3 lbs 4 oz. Your total base weight is 15 lbs 11 oz.

    My base weight:

    Pack - Paradox Packs Evolution 4800 with Hydration Talon - 3 lbs 13 oz

    Sleeping - Neoair Large- 19 oz, Granite Gear Thinlite pad regular - 3.6 oz, Enlightened Equipment Rev X Quilt Large/Wide - 28 oz Total 3 lbs 2.6 oz

    Shelter - Seek Outside LBO with vestibule, stakes, and pole - 36 oz / 2 lbs 4 oz

    Total Base Weight with this setup is 9 lbs 3.6 oz. If I swap out a trekking pole for the tent pole then it's multiuse and I can remove 5-6 oz. I can also take a lighter sleeping pad, or take a Paradox Unaweep 4800 at 3 lbs 3 oz to drop weight, but I'm pretty comfortable with that gear.

    My base weight is almost 6 lbs lighter than yours. That alone would get you really close to your goal of under 50 including bow.

    Look at your water filtration...what are you using now - Hiker Pro, Sweetwater?

    You've got a lot of clothing. Wool is great because it doesn't stink after days, which is an opportunity to reduce redundancy. Puffy vests and jackets add a lot of warmth for little weight.

    The multitool...9 oz? Look at a channellock 424 and a good knife. A Mora and the channellocks would weigh less than your current multitool.
    Last edited by RockChucker30; 06-20-2014 at 08:28 PM.
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    Great post.

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    Something to remember guys, don't pack to achieve a certain weight. Pack the most efficient systems for the hunt on hand.


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    No weights yet but coming soon:
    Backpacking List:BOW

    Sleeping
    cheap amazon bag
    Thermarest scout mat
    REI Passage 2 tent/ Fly


    Food
    MSR whisperlite
    fuel
    utinsils
    mess kit
    ziplocs
    buck knife
    water bottles
    Hydration pack
    Kayadyn Filter
    Mountain houses, granola, coffee, powdered gatorade

    Scouting
    binocs
    notepad
    pencil
    maps

    Clothing
    wool socks
    compression shorts
    shirt (long sleeved, and short)
    camo pants
    bandanas
    fleece
    rainwear (frog toggs)
    sunglasses
    beanie
    ball cap
    tolertries (toothbrush, toothpaste, contact solution, glasses, ibprofen)

    Hunting
    game bags
    bow
    release
    bow repair

    Misc
    p-chord
    utility knife
    emergency kit
    phone
    wallet
    OSPREY ARGOS 80L PACK!
    camera
    flagging/sharpie

    As you can see, super simple, not many extras and not much brand name gear. This is obviously for warm September and I don't have much for warm gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muleys 24/7 View Post
    Me too. This could be a very helpfull thread. If it turns out good,Maybe a sticky??
    Yep I agree
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    That is right. I was comfortable with what I packed in last year for where I was hunting and how long I was in for. 7-10 days of a 14 day hunt. I did have to pack back to the truck and get some food on day 8. But then I was good for another week.I like to be comfortable since I am normally in for two weeks at a time. I find it easier to pack in a few extra cloths and a little more food then have to pack all the way out for cloths. Love this stuff!!.
    Quote Originally Posted by ScottR View Post
    Something to remember guys, don't pack to achieve a certain weight. Pack the most efficient systems for the hunt on hand.


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