Monday, September 11, 2017
My Colorado Gear Load out - Backpacking the Rockies (Plus Tips)
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So you may have seen the Overnight Adventure to Cathedral Lake in Colorado which was EPIC in every way and in this video I will be going over all of the gear which I personally carried and used.
This will answer many of the questions which you may have had but if you have more, feel free to email me;
I will have a video up next week where I will go over my Day Hike Load Out which I carried.
Cathedral Like Overnight Adventure : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snwN5TMCWy0
Arc Blast Backpack : https://youtu.be/KAhACnXj8vA
Katabatic Gear Alsek 22F : https://youtu.be/zWexIdxgN3g
Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra : https://youtu.be/6u8Ag61-wZI
MSR Pocket Rocket 2 : https://youtu.be/hAO4zgAmIFQ
I have other videos for some of the other products so search the channel if you want more information.
Backpacking the Rockies - Colorado Gear Load out
Packs : Zpacks Arc Blast
Sleeping Bags : Quilt – Katabatic Gear Alsek 22F
Sleeping Pad : Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra
Stove : MSR Pocket Rocket 2
Pot : Toaks Titanium Pot 750ml with bail handle.
Cups : Titanium Cups – One is from MSR and the other is from mountain laurel designs
Silverware : Titanium Long Spoons (2)
Head Lamps : One Extra Batteries
Battery Banks for Phones : Anker
First Aid Kit with Ibuprofen (sinus pills)
Knives – pocket Knife
Pack Cover – Mine is a cheap pack cover which I got from amazon years ago. Purchased on amazon years ago for $10. Works perfectly. It’s from Orange sport I believe.
Water bottle : Hydroblue – Review coming soon.
And a 1 liter Bottle
Backup water treatment tablets
Extra Socks (2)
Long Johns (2)(?)
Puffer Jackets (2)
Rain Gear (2 sets)
Convertible pants -
Hat – Seal Skin
Shoes – Vasque Mantra 2.0
Mountain House Dinner
Mountain House Lunch
Real Turmat Oatmeal
Packit Gourmet Chicken salad
Had to rent a bear canister
Bear bags aren’t allowed or aren’t useful above the tree line.
Sunblock cream for face, ears, neck.
Maps loaded on All Trails App. Downloaded so I can use off line with GPS.
Had paper map backups along with a compass! Very important especially when going off trail like Susan and I did. Please do not go off trail unless you are very proficient with route navigation, map reading and location acquiring.