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Bikepacking list — October 2008

This is the order I found and wrote everything as I unloaded after the last trip

Western Mountaineering sleeping bag Antelope 2lb 7oz 5 degree,
Thin polypro long underwear bottom
29er tubes (2)
Simblissity (Brett) gaiters
Wooleator wool socks one to wear one spare
One very thin cotton T shirt
One pair polypro gloves one pair MTB gloves
Epic Designs seat bag
Integral Designs 5 by 8 Siltarp
Thermarest Prolite 3 Small
Spare batteries AA and AAA
Numerous boxes of matches
Shower cap very thin plasic
2 tent stakes
Northface Flight series raincoat with surprising number of broken pretzels in pocket
Space blanket for ground sheet
Melanzana scrap cap
Melanzana poly top sweater
Epic Designs handlebar bag
Epic Designs custom made frame bag
Mountain Feed Bag right hand
Target LED flashlight with hose clamps
Creative Muvo mp3
Map printouts
Micropur water tablets
Small bottle OFF repellent
Dental floss
Cortisone cream
Chap stick
Neosporin in single packs
Tiny toothbrush
Tiny headlamp with elastic band
Needle and thread
Whistle, compass, thermometer combo
A few Kleenex tissues
Boure pro bike shorts
EMS zip leg pants
Lite poly long sleeve T shirt
Osprey Talon 22 pack
Garmin 60 C GPS unit
Pump, patch kit, extra Stans sealant, tire plug kit, multitool, knife, small leatherman, first aid kit, chainlink, derailleur hanger, chain lube
100 oz bladder
Tall water bottle on frame
Wallet, money credit cards ID
Reading glasses
Bellweather leg warmers
Cannondale mtb shoes
Wool T shirt
Water filter, miox or katadyn
Ziplock bags
Cell phone
Down vest
Helmet light Princeton tech

Food Ideas: Pemmican bars, snicker bars , bagels, roast beef, M&M’s, chocolate, salami, parmesan cheese, ultrafuel, apple, orange, celery, carrots, potatoes precooked, mixed nuts, tortillas, peanut butter, fritos, goldfish, pretzels, twizzlers, tuna in bag, salmon in bag, burritos, whiskey, Java Juice pre brewed coffee in distilled packets. Dried fruit, trailmix

Comments (8)

z rocksNovember 16th, 2008 at 6:47 pm

I like the stove free setup.

ScottMJanuary 8th, 2009 at 8:35 am

Lee — whiskey?! Where have you been hiding that on all our trips? 🙂

chumboxFebruary 4th, 2009 at 8:33 pm

I love that you are eating goldfish

seamonkeyJuly 15th, 2009 at 5:45 pm

if this is in albuquerque then i have ridden that same trail…

ScottMJuly 16th, 2009 at 2:16 pm

Yep, that’s Duke City, wrapping up our last segment of the GET route:,65.0.html

SlowerthensnotJuly 18th, 2009 at 6:18 am

Whiskey a lovely muti use item:


and sleep aid 😉

adventurerleeJuly 18th, 2009 at 7:07 am

yes, multi use, in addition, whiskey is good party starter, attention getter on my bike packing list!

James BurgessApril 26th, 2015 at 2:27 am

Whisky is a refreshing drink enjoyed by all

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