Saturday, 2 May 2015
Only a few days to the off.
Here is what goes in and on ...............
Shelter and Sleeping
Tramplite Shelter - a hand-made cuben masterpiece with an inner, and weighing in at around
Wickes secondary glazing - goes under the cuben floor for protection.
Stakes - Mix of Tornados (2) Groundhogs (2) and Spears (4). 2 "spares"
PHD Minim 400 - works well with the inner, as it has a full length zip
TheromorestX lite + inflation bag - worked well last year and has done many trips since.
Exped pillow - I'm fed up with lumpy stuffed dry bags
Montane trousers - special edition; good in wind and will shed a few showers.
Integral Designs Short gaiters - keeps out small stones etc.
Rohan Pants - years old and great
Smartwool PHD socks
La Sportiva Wildcat 2s carpet slippers comfort.
Marmot Dri-clime vest - works well under windshirt or just over base.
Arcteryx LS Merino top - an old favourite.
Gossamer Gear Gorilla - eats up all my gear with ease.
Extremities fleece gloves
Extremities Tuff bags
Black Rock Down hat
PHD Alpamayo Smock - ace; best waterproof ever.
Bed socks x 2
Arcteryx Squarmish Windjacket - the best.
PHD Ultra Vest - cosy.
Rohan Spark pullover - best 40 grm top I've seen. Light and can go over PHD vest.
As Tucas Sestrals - warmth around camp and in sleeping bag.
SS merino top
Spare Rohan pants
Spare Smartwool PHD socks
Hi tec Zuuks
PHD Down socks - worth their weight in saffron. Cosy in sleeping bag.
Maps - cut up.
TGO Route sheet
MSR Blizzard stake (toilet trowel)
Kitchen roll (toilet paper)
Pen and paper
Credit card/CAMRAcard/SYHA/Rail pass/tickets
First aid kit
HTC One M9 - camera/gps/viewranger mapping/music
Headphones - light in ear ones
Toothbrush - sawn down...
Dr Bronner's soap - wash everything and "toothpaste"
Footcreme - in tiny zip loc bags
Sunscreen - in tiny zip loc bags
Black Diamond Carbon flicklock poles
DX stove and stand - years old and reliable.
Tibetan 900 mug - holds DX + matches + lighters
Windshield - radiator insulation.
2 long spoons
Matches and lighters
Zip loc pee bags