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Trackpack! Packing lists for a camping trip

Trackpack! Packing lists for a camping trip

Travel packing lists

I had fun helping Mr PetMan prepare for a five-day excursion - four of those days spent camping and hiking in a remote corner of south-eastern Australia.

Travel packing - sort and weigh

The day prior to departure, we collated - and weighed - everything he took with him. As he said, it's easier and lighter going to Japan for two weeks than going down the coast for five!

Travel packing clothes

Travel packing clothes

Clothes Total 4,478 g

  • 1 waterproof raincoat (730 g)
  • 1 pair waterproof trousers (406 g)
  • 1 long-sleeved shirt (306 g) (2 = 612 g)
  • I pair walking trousers/shorts combo (330 g)
  • 1 pairs of socks (73 g) (3 = 219 in total)
  • 1 cap (80 g)
  • 1 hat with insect net (150 g)
  • 1 pair gaiters (160 g)
  • 1 cycling top (143 g)
  • I long sleeved pajama set (bottoms 211 g) (top 254 g)
  • 1 pairs of underpants (52 g)
  • 1 pair of underpants (52 g)
  • 1 tracksuit top (540 g)
  • 1 pair sandals (766 g)
  • 1 pair scuba style shoes (240 g)
  • 1 beanie (71 g)
  • 1 small towel (230 g)
  • 1 bathing costume (134 g)

Toiletries Total 587 g

  • Toothpaste 
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap (toothpaste, toothbrush and soap 100 g altogether)
  • Sunscreen (365 g)
  • Insect repellent (122 g)
Travel packing food

Travel packing food

Food Total 9,345 g

  • Breakfast cereal for 4 breakfasts (568 g)
  • 8 nut bars (428 g)
  • 1 packet (360 g) nuts
  • 3 tins tuna (375 g)
  • 2 tins baked beans (389 g)
  • 2 apples (316 g)
  • 1 punnet tomatoes (283 g)
  • 4 x 150 milk cartons (660 g)
  • 3 packets of rice (583 g)
  • 2 mango fruits (170 ml) (388 g)
  • 1 400 g noodles (434 g)
  • 12 wraps (480 g)
  • 1 tube of condensed milk (214 g)
  • 1 packet wasabi peas (100 g)
  • 1 packet licorice allsorts (217 g)
  • Various teas (90 g)
  • 1 box matches (50 g)
  • 4 bottles (500 ml) (725 g) - 2,9 kgs
  • Cutlery, cup and bowls (510 g)
Travel packing camping gear

Travel packing camping gear

Camping gear Total 5,502 g

  • 1 tent (1,8 kgs)
  • 1 ground sheet (317 g)
  • 1 sleeping mat (614 g)
  • 1 sleeping mat (790 g)
  • 1 sleeping bag liner (255 g)
  • 1 sleeping bag (1700 g)
  • 1 rope (26 g)

Accessories Total 1,732 g

  • 1 walking stick (606 g)
  • 1 phone (141 g)
  • 1 battery pack (300 g)
  • 1 headlamp (120 g)
  • 2 pairs sunglasses (70 g)
  • 1 book (350 g)
  • 1 wallet (145 g)

(Binoculars optional, 790 g)

Mr PetMan tries out his 22 kg pack

Mr PetMan tries out his 22 kg pack

Grand total = 21,644 g (nearly 50 pounds!)

It's a good thing Mr PetMan is fit! But the load will diminish as the days go by: food will be eaten!

Travel packing lists

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Packing light! Interviews enrich light travel

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