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Complete Pack Weights

Note:

  • All weights in pounds
  • 1 fluid ounce of water weighs 1.042 ounces (.065 pounds) at 60 degrees F.
  • one gallon of water weighs 8.337 pounds at 60 degrees F.

Photography

Cameras
Pentax SLR (with case)
1.706
Minolta 600si body
1.244
Minolta Maxxum 7 body w/ strap/tripod attachment 1.581
Small camera (with bag)
0.800
Disposable panoramic camera
0.160
Lenses
Minolta AF 24-105 lens w/ hood 0.931
Minolta AF 28-105 lens
1.119
Minolta AF 100-300 lens w/ hood 1.175
Minolta 100mm macro lens w/ hood 1.175
Minolta 50mm macro lens
1.100
Lens bag
0.256
Tripods
Tripod (Slik Compact-XL)
1.456
Tripod (Cullmann 52013)
1.600
Old tripod
0.788
Filters
Neutral density filter w/ case
0.125
Skylight filter w/ case 0.119
Filter holder 0.118
Polarizing filter
Graduated neutral density filter w/ bag
0.100
Misc
Minolta 5600HS Flash w/ bag/battery 1.100
Large camera bag w/ strap 0.994
blower 0.106
Mesh bag for blower, filters 0.081
2 CR 5 Lithium battery
0.081
camera battery
0.031
Fuji Velvia film
0.056
Cable release 0.056
Lens hood 0.038
lens tissue in film canister 0.019

 

Photography Setups

Basic: Maxxum 7, 24-105, Cullman tripod, large bag, 2 CR5 battery,

Fuji Velvia (1), lens hood, polarizer

5.281 +polarizer
Basic + blah
1.244
1.581
0.800
0.160

 

Bedroom

Item Weight (pounds)
Tent itself
1.750
Tent bag
0.106
Tent rain fly
2.388
Tent stakes
0.431
Tent poles
0.938
Tent ground cover
0.781
Sleeping Bag (Marmot Never Summer)
3.800
Sleeping Bag (North Face Blue Kazoo)
2.738
Sleeping Pad
1.506
Total with Marmot bag
12.932
Total with North Face bag
11.70

Kitchen

Item Weight (pounds)
Small Fuel (Camping Gaz)
0.838
Stove w/ bag (Peak 1 Xtreme)
0.744
Stove only (Camping Gaz)
0.456
Pot handle
0.094
large pot
0.419
small pot
0.338
pot lid
0.206
bag for pots
0.050
2 plastic spoons
0.031
Metal Cup
0.225
Lexan Cup
0.156

Outside of Pack

Item Weight (pounds)
hiking shoes
3.500
Trekking poles (no cups)
1.306
long-sleeve t-shirt
0.581
shorts
0.438
hiking socks
0.250
REI hiking hat
0.288
baseball cap
0.175
underwear
0.116
hiking liners
0.100
Altimeter watch
0.094
sunglasses
0.088

 

Pack Summary

Item Weight (pounds)
pack itself
6.563
clothes
6.645
Bedroom w/ Marmot bag
12.932
Kitchen
xxx
Other essentials
xxx
Subtotal
xxx
Food
4.370
Water/All sport
8.0
Total
43.447

 

Big Essentials

Item Weight (pounds)
Pack itself
6.563

 

Lighting

Item Weight (pounds)
Coleman Xcursion Lantern (no fuel)
0.788
Head light
0.306
4 AA batteries (flashlight)
0.188
2 AA batteries (headlight)
0.094

 

 

Other Essentials

Item Weight (pounds)
Water Filter
1.081
First aid kit
0.500
Poncho
0.450
Leatherman tool
0.394
Platypus bottle
0.263
Toilet paper
0.231
Sunscreen
0.225
squirt bottle
0.181
Nalgene bottle
0.169
Washing suds/scrub pad
0.144
accessory cord
0.138
Trowel
0.119
Quick-drying towel
0.119
Ohlone map
0.100
Toothpaste/brush/floss
0.094
compass
0.069
small Swiss army knife
0.044
bag for dirty clothes
0.038
garbage bag
0.038
Matches
0.031
Lip Balm
0.019
large ziploc bag
0.010
identification
0.006
credit card
0.006
$20 bill
0.001
Total
5.839

 

Good To Have

Item Weight (pounds)
Bear-Resistant Food Container
2.775
Large Fuel (Camping Gaz)
1.000
Large Fuel, full (PowerMax)
0.856
My cell phone
0.656
Binoculars
0.638
Waterproof pack cover
0.463
Flashlight lantern (w/batteries)
0.475
Weather radio (w/ battery)
0.438
TalkAbout (w/ batteries)
0.425
Jean's cell phone
0.381
Stove top + bag
0.269
Mosquito coils
0.244
Large Fuel, empty (PowerMax)
0.188
metal utensils
0.144
3 AA batteries (TalkAbout)
0.141
Napkins/tissue
0.110
hand creme
0.106
Alarm watch
0.075
Paper/pens
0.044
4 extra ziploc bags
0.042
extra bite valve
0.006
sleeping bag liner
-
Total
5.757

 

Luxury

Item Weight (pounds)
Tevas
1.706
Chair
1.100
Headphones (w/ case)
0.863
CD player (w/ batteries)
0.781
Gas lantern
0.644
Slippers
0.438
Book: outdoor photography
0.413
Frying pan
0.350
Flash w/ batteries
0.306
Talkabout extension
0.244
Tangoes
0.219
Playing Cards (full size)
0.206
CD w/ jewel case, no notes
0.188
Playing Cards (mini size)
0.088
Bath sponge
0.038
Comb
0.038

 

Misc Weights

Item Weight (pounds)
Snowshoes
3.831
Ski gloves 0.34

 

Food

Food Calories Grams Cal/g Pounds
2 Natural High dinners 1220 319 g
0.70
Roasted Almonds 1189 185 g
0.41
Nibblers 1170 284 g
0.62
4 Harvest Bars 960 260 g
0.57
Tortillas 840 272 g
0.60
4 Instant Oatmeal 570 157 g
0.35
Pastrami/carrots/cheese (1st day lunch)
-
-
0.31
4 Hot Chocolate 480 113 g
0.25
2 Toaster Pastries 400 104 g
0.23
Canned salmon 300 170 g 1.76
0.374
Prunes/Dried Apricots 220
-
0.19

about 455 grams per pound

 

Clothes

Clothes Weight
Columbia jacket
1.531
Convertible pants
0.769
Convertible pant shorts
0.513
Convertible pant legs
0.256
Light fleece top
0.669
1 long sleeve t-shirt
0.581
1 pair shell pants
0.519
2 pairs hiking socks
0.500
1 short sleeve t-shirt
0.488
wind breaker
0.475
long underwear pants
0.456
short-sleeve synthetic shirt
0.444
long underwear top
0.413
Sleeping bag linen bag
0.294
2 pairs underwear
0.231
Isotoner gloves
0.225
2 pairs liner socks
0.200
balaclava
0.063
Heavy fleece top 1.51
Fleece hat 0.15
fleece pants 0.86
snow pants 0.79
gaiters 0.27
goggles 0.16

 

First Aid Kit

Item Weight (pounds)
ace bandage
sting eze
purell
ibuprofen
thermometer
4 antihistamines (replace 7/99)
insect repellent
Neosporin
bandages
moleskin
Total
0.500




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