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Ultralight Backpacking in the Sierras

Jonathan Worthington
The list author says: "I consider this an above average list of ultralight gear that at the same time wont force you to take out a 2nd"
GoLite Peak Pack
GoLite Peak Pack
"Best bang for the buck pack out there(even though I have a flash 50)"
GoLite UltraLite 3 Season Quilt
GoLite UltraLite 3 Season Quilt
"Definetely the best quilt for the $ out there right now!"
Vargo Triad XE Multi-Fuel Stove
Vargo Triad XE Multi-Fuel Stove
"I actually prefer the vargo hexagon(wood burning stove) because it's such a simple and compact design, but this seems good too."
Aquamira Frontier Pro Water Filter with Replacement Bacteria Filter
Aquamira Frontier Pro Water Filter with Replacement Bacteria Filter
"Extremely light and inexpensive"
Platypus Big Zip SL 3-Liter Hands-Free Hydration System
Platypus Big Zip SL 3-Liter Hands-Free Hydration System
"Easy cleaning and big.  If you don't want to fill the whole thing due to weight issues and water sources are not an issue, just fill it up half way."
Marmot Mens Zeus Jacket
Marmot Mens Zeus Jacket
"Very light and warm!"
Marmot Precip Women's Black XL Jacket
Marmot Precip Women's Black XL Jacket
"Stay light and dry"
Stansport Pack-Lite Pad (72X19X3/8-Inch, Blue)
Stansport Pack-Lite Pad (72X19X3/8-Inch, Blue)
"This is all you really need"
Sierra Designs Baffin Sleeping Bag Bivy
Sierra Designs Baffin Sleeping Bag Bivy
"I actually like the "minimalist" bivy from REI the best.  It's under $100 and less than 1lb!"
Light My Fire Swedish Firesteel Mini 1,500 Strike Ultralight Fire Starter
Light My Fire Swedish Firesteel Mini 1,500 Strike Ultralight Fire Starter
"Good for a lifetime"
Light My Fire Titanium Spork
Light My Fire Titanium Spork
"Fairly cheap and very light"
Rothco Type III Commercial Paracord
Rothco Type III Commercial Paracord
"Multi-use item"
Mountain Hardwear Men's Dome Perignon
Mountain Hardwear Men's Dome Perignon
"Warmest beanie on the market"
Survival Bandana by OEM
Survival Bandana by OEM
"This seems gimicky, but hey, you need a bandana anyway so may as well use that real estate for something."
Outdoor Research Men's Gripper Gloves
Outdoor Research Men's Gripper Gloves
"These seem to do the trick"
The North Face Mens Paramount Peak Convertible
The North Face Mens Paramount Peak Convertible
Brunton Classic Compass(9020G)
Brunton Classic Compass(9020G)
"Don't need anything fancier than this"
Smart Socks Merino Mid Weight Quarter II Sock
Smart Socks Merino Mid Weight Quarter II Sock
"My feet like these"
3M 2 Piece Miniature Travel Duct Tape Roll, 53" Length x 2" Width (Pack of 2)
3M 2 Piece Miniature Travel Duct Tape Roll, 53" Length x 2" Width (Pack of 2)
"Take approx 10'"
Keurig My K-Cup Reusable Coffee Filter (Single)
Keurig My K-Cup Reusable Coffee Filter (Single)
"Use this to make fresh coffee, much better than instant."
ChapStick Medicated Lip Balm, 0.15-Ounce Sticks (Pack of 24)
ChapStick Medicated Lip Balm, 0.15-Ounce Sticks (Pack of 24)
"A must"
Petzl E99 PG Tikka XP 2 Headlamp, Graphite
Petzl E99 PG Tikka XP 2 Headlamp, Graphite
"These are soooooo much better than a flashlight.  Super light, small and requires no hands!"
Ultimate Survival Technologies JetScream Floating Whistle, Orange
Ultimate Survival Technologies JetScream Floating Whistle, Orange
"Even though you should have one built in to your pack, why not carry an extra?"
Victorinox Swiss Army Climber II Pocket Knife
Victorinox Swiss Army Climber II Pocket Knife
"Try to deny your desire to go overboard on the knife, you most likely will not need it."
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