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  1. #1
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    7 pound winter pack

    Osprey Hornet pack without lid. Sierra Designs 15 degree Nitro down bag. Grand Trunk Nano 7 with whoppies, straps and toggles on marlin spike hitches. Bag pulled around hammock. Zpacks hammock tarp with doors. Columbia down jacket and Montbell ultralight down inner jacket. Black Rock down mitts, cuben fiber mitten covers, black rock hat, fleece beanie, flamethrower down booties. Headlamp. Spare batteries. Kindle. That's all I'm packing.

    Grand total -- 7 pounds. Yippee. Will dash out of work at 4, eat in car on way to trail head. Hike in to secret stealth camping spot at top of mountain with gorgeous view. Finish setting up camp by 5:15. Turn on headlamp and read Kindle. Sleep like baby. Tiptoe down mountain shortly before 7 as light allows. Slap-dash shower and dress for work, in office only about an hour late. Nice. This setup is good for me down to 5 degrees if I add a pad inside the hammock, which doesn't trouble me at all. And I take the down jackets that I was packing for sitting around camp and put them on top of my chest inside the bag, and use a cuben vapor barrier liner. Cold weather doesn't worry me with this setup.

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    Senior Member SADLK's Avatar
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    Nov 2011
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    Door County, WI
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    Sweet.... Enjoy!
    Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.
    -Thor Heyerdahl

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    Senior Member stevebo's Avatar
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    Dude, thats really impressive!
    FYI: If you want to know what type a certain bear is, sneak up behind it and kick it. Then,
    run like crazy and climb up a tree. If the bear climbs the tree and eats you, it's a black
    bear. If the bear just pushes the tree over and eats you, it's a grizzly bear : )


    Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me, either, just leave me alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevebo View Post
    Dude, thats really impressive!
    I'll second that! The S24O is cool, too.

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    Senior Member kobold's Avatar
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    melbourne, au
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    congrats, it sounds you achieved nirvana

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    Wow!!! Impressive pack weight and I'm jealous of your secret stealth camping spot that is so close. Rock on in the cold

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    Senior Member born2roam's Avatar
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    Very impressive.....Some of my friends' packs alone weigh that much for winter trips.

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