My kit is packed and weighs in at 9.6kg (21.2lbs) which includes food for one meal and a supply of tea, coffee, powdered mlik, cup-a-soups, and instant potato, and a 500ml. bottle of water. In addition I have a waist pouch which carries bits and pieces which need to be accessible.
For those interested in detail here is the list - others can skip.
If anybody thinks there is anything I have forgotten please say so.
|Rucksack||Golite Pinnacle - old model. Trekmates rain hood, and Pod liner|
|Rucksack front pocket||Marmot waterproof shell, Toilet paper, 2 x Platypus water bottles, sit mat, headtorch|
|Montane l/weight overtrousers|
|Tent||Terra Nova Competition|
|Dry bag (sleeping bag)||Rab Neutrino|
|Dry Bag||Berghaus Extrem hollow-fill jacket|
|Dry Bag (chargers)||iPad, iPhone, Mili, camera, AAA batteries (headtorch and radio)|
|Dry bag (cooking)||MSR titanium pot +lid, mug, kfs, tin opener, plastic bowl, MSR Superfly for clip-on and screw cartridges, washing up liquid, scourer, gas lighter. 2 x small gas cartridges (fit inside cooking pot)|
|Dry bag||Pocket radio. Spare specs|
|Dry bag (medical)||Senokot, Immodium, blisteeze, Plasters, Ibuprofen,Paracetamol, scissors,nail clippers, bandage, tick remover, surgical tape, wound dressings, ointments|
|Dry bag (toilet)||Half travel towel, soap, toothbrush, 2x Bic razors, toothpaste|
|Dry bag (misc.)||Sewing kit, Adhesive tape, zip ties, Velcro, rubber bands, string /tape,elastic, oddments|
|Dry bag (food)||Tea, coffee, powdered milk, chocolate drink sachets, 4x cup-a-soups, Instant potato, Tin of meat, tin of fruit. biscuits|
|Dry bag (spare clothes)||1 x socks, light running shorts (double as underpants), shirt, Odlo base layer, 2 x handkerchiefs|
|Waist pouch||compass, camera, pens pens, pencil, notebook, lip salve, clip on sunglasses, wallet with credit cards and money. Swiss Army knife|
|iPhone and iPad with Memory Map GB complete and routes loaded on both|
|Walikng poles||Black Diamond Expedition (flick lock)|
|Water||2 x 500ml bottles (not always full)|
|Food for on the walk||Biscuits and cheese|