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The Gear

The Gear

One of the big attractions for me in long distance hiking is the logistics: all that┬áplanning and gear. My current base weight (everything in the pack less food and water) is just a bit shy of 18lbs. ┬áMay not sound like a lot but I eat about 1.5 lbs of food and day and need 3-4L of water, or more depending on the hike. Food and water weigh a lot and really cannot be reduced much. Its not at all…

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