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yr rnd: all year | contr: container | sp: spare | fn: function | cp: capilene | src: source | wp: w’proof | new, important | just before leaving

FOLLOW SEQUENCE AND MODULES; ALSO FOR TRAVEL. PARTICULARS, DEVIATIONS ® TRIP PLAN

Planning & prep

Notes- needs

 

 

 

Long term-review this list esp red items

Trip-kind  Places + alt map-guide-contact for trail-road access, hazard info; use local storage. Goalsprojects, xpt, physical-mental / open trip-living / warm up trip Travel prep: vacc; info, contacts, maps-guides, phrase bk; air-bus-sea-ride; schedules, tickets, permits, insurance

Readinessgear, language; yr rnd endurance-flex-balance; skill: route-x-c, tent-tarp, climb, animal-plant-weather recog, knots, med rspnse

Routinize—meals, trail technique, meals, ‘transformationEfficiency—am: alarm + light, have food ready, ¯ unpack ­ pre-pack

Short term-as trip nears

Gear-med—layout, go over needs—check-treat-repair-replace-get shoes, stove, tent, mattress, liners, meds, fresh batteries

Packing—get and sack gear and non-food supplies; then food; minimize items and weight Person—hair, nails, feet

Food, fuel, supplies—check supplies, lighters / dry matches—note needs, get. Perishables just before leaving

Pack (w’proof, stuff sack) Principle: min—wt, items, sacks

Packing

1 Pack top ® body ® weigh-pare-repack 2 Pack cover 3 Heavy items close to body, ¯ = climb, ­ = downhill 4 Pack for access

Top—plans… small items, spares

Travelplans, maps, permits, visa/passport; wallet, CDL, cred card-checks, cash, key; tickets-passes-schedules; p-words | med resp-knots-notes. Watch, clock. Pen, paper Cell phone-trav, camera, chargers; binocs, sp glasses-shades Toiletmirror, comb, shave, t brush-paste, d-floss, p-shave, m-wash; Accessory bagknife, compass, thermometer, nail clip, lamp, lighter, ear plugs, pen, glasses ¿Needle nose pliers?

Bodymeds, spares, rope, repairs etc

Meds—salt / w-purifier tabs, insect repel, ChapStick, sunscreen, motrin, xanax, allergy, antibiotic, cortisone, anbesol, band-aids, medical tape

Spare—pens, batteries, lighters, watch, glasses, o rings, rubber bands, stuff sacks, wp bags, ziplocs

Rope etc—for hanging + sp + tent stays | sp shoelaces, sp straps, sp buckles; stuff sack Spade Sling-shot

Repair—tent / stove / insulating pad / pill-box: needle-reg / strong thread / razor blade Instructions—watch, stove, tent

Body—clothes, straps

Feet—2 heavy & 1 light pr sox, boots or hike-run shoes,  sandals | Snow shoes / skis / hiking poles Legs—pants (cum) shorts (dark, zip pockets, 38", loops + belt: use straps?), u'wear-cp (short, long), pants: warm &OR wind &OR rain Torso—cp t-shirt long (w / collar) & short sleeves, shirt, warm top, jacket, wind &OR rain top + hood, warm / wp gloves Head—cap/hat, bandana, warm wear—chullo, umbrella, insect netting Misctowel Travel | town—duplicate only if essential— pants, shorts, shirt, t-shirt, shoes, sox, sneakers, sandals, flip-flops, dress clothes, coolness, swim trunks, sleep and warm wear, rain gear and umbrella, suitcases  / travel packs, day pack

Body—shelter food prep, storage

Food prep—stove-fuel-¾ qt/wk, base-windshield-clip; lighter/wp matches; cookware-holder, scrub pad-utensils-coffee filter

Shelter—biv sac, tarp-stakes-ropes, (sm) tent, ground sheet, closed cell pad Sleeping bag-stuff sack-wp-straps

Storage—H2O (filter): qt bottle x 2 + flex 2 gal / 15 mi src to src, hang sack; wp food sacks etc, cooked food contr; day pack

Body—food (amt / wk)

Breakfast—granola 4c, vitamins, milk: 2c PDR @ 2/3 c : 1c H2O, evap milk, coffee ¾lb, sugar 16oz Trail 2c ea—nuts, dried fruit, snacks; food bars… Supper—rice1 3c (inst-online) / beans1 2c, ramen, salt 1-2oz, spices, fresh / dried veg, oil, soup, cheese, desert, tea, drink mixes Water: base = 3 USqt/day +  1 qt/5 mi; more if hot-dry, uphill Expt—alt foods: variety, 1dry-quick prep, fresh

Return—base, home

Clean, launder, repair / replace, new items; replenish supplies. Write notes, mod to goals, this sheet; edit photos; review; upload