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					                                          Ultra-light, Ultra-affordable, Ultra-comfortable: Illustrative Example of a Boy Scout Gear List
                                                                                                                                                   Weight
     Items                       Description / notes / rationale                                                                           Cost       oz. Comments / Optional items
     BASE WEIGHT ITEMS - ITEMS IN PACK (NOT INCLUDING FOOD & WATER)
     BIG THREE                                                                                                                  TOTAL:    $54.89       83.3
 1   Backpack                    Outdoor Products, Arrowhead 9.0 3160 cu. In. wt. 2lb 4oz (measured) Walmart $29.85                                         30 oz with a little Home "surgery" reduce weight more (luggage handle, side zippers)
 1   Backpack                    Home made hybrid between a Gossamer Gear G4 & Mariposa 3700 cu. In. wt. 1lb 8oz (measured)               $30.00       24.0 Do it your self. G4 plans on internet. Hybrid plans available from High Adventure Team
1A         Waterproofing Liner    Pack Liner Bags - Trash Compactor bags 2.1 oz                                                            $0.14        2.1 2 mil typical and recommended as minimum. Avoid any bag less than 1.5
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   30 degree synthetic Wt. 3lbs 6oz. $15 (HITEC) Sport Chalet sale bin w/ tear at seam new                  $15.00       36.0 cut out zipper, tapered sides and restitched as quilt/w foot box
     Sleeping System-synthetic   Eureka Silver City 30 degree Stock Wt. 33 oz $50 (Sleeping Bag modified into a quilt)                                       33 oz stock! 24 oz - after cut out zipper, restitched
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Ray-Way.com 1 Person Deluxe Quilt kit $74.95 25oz. (2x0.75inch insulation) 40 degree rating
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Self Made Quilt based on internet plans, $42 in materials, Typically 26 oz. Lighter needs more $
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Home "surgery" on existing bag to turn into arc-shape quilt - take out zipper, draft tube, hood.                           Saves 8 to 14 oz. Foot box on bag needs to be symmetric
2A         Sleeping Pad           Sleeping Pad Torso length 13.7oz., $5.00 garage sale                                                                      ThermaRest had holes, patched. Inflating Pads Generally Not Recommended for Scouts
2A         Sleeping Pad           Stansport Pack-Lite Blue Pad Walmart new $12.48, Thrift store or Garage sale $ 3 - 6 dollars             $5.00        6.8 Closed cell pad - Cut down to Torso to Knee length. Alternative Generics available everywhere
           Pillow                Graham Medical Flexair Pillow - (inflatable, lightweight, cheap luxury item)                              $0.75        0.8 Sold in bulk from Manufacturer, but on-line sources do sell individual pillows
 3   Shelter                     See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop       10.1 Tarp Sleeps 4 boys, so: distributed weight = weight of tarp is divided 4
3A         Ground Cloth          Tyvek Ground Cloth 3.5 oz each $2 per foot 9 feet long $4.00                                              $4.00        3.5
     CLOTHES IN PACK                                                                                                            TOTAL:    $23.70       59.0 NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
 4   Rain Protection             Poncho. Garage sale- used small tear patched                                                              $2.50       10.2 Alternative: Campmor.com Youth Cascade II Poncho, $15.99 new, 6.2 oz.
 4   Rain Protection             Dri-Ducks Rain Suit, Parka & Pants, 10.4 oz for both. $15 for both                                                         On-line purchase. Weight depends on size,
 4   Rain Protection             Thunderlight Parka $39.00 & pants $24.00 wt varies by kids size
 5   Wind Shell Jacket           Thrift Store wind layer                                                                                   $1.99        5.2 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell as thie item
5A   Wind Pants                  Thrift Store Re-use warm up pants as wind layer                                                                            Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell or warm up pants
 6   Base Layer - Top            Thrift Store base layer long sleeve soccer shirt                                                          $2.99        4.8 Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
6A   Base Layer - Bottom         Thrift Store base layer patagonia long underwear                                                          $1.50        5.3 Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
7    Hiking Shirt                Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt                                                   $1.50        4.2 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Re-use as base layer top as extra hiking shirt
8    Hiking Shorts               Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                   $1.50        2.9 Lightweight Style : lightweight athletic / running type short with built in brief
9    Long Pants                  Thrift Store warm up pants nylon                                                                          $1.99        7.4 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell or wind shell as this item
10   Underwear                   Thrift Store Non-Cotton Underwear                                                                         $1.99        2.2 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use athletic style hiking shorts as this item
11   Hiking Socks                Thrift Store 3-pair socks, Dress wool blend socks. (can also be bought at Walmart cheap)                  $2.00        4.9 3 pair. 1 worn, 1 spare, 1sleeping pair (guaranteed dry & free of stickers / fox-tails)
12   Insulation - Head           Thrift Store / army surplus wool hat                                                                      $1.25        1.7 Watch Cap or Balaclava style. Walmart acrylic knit hat $3 Campmor.com Children's Balaclava $5
13   Insulation - Top            Thrift Store Fleece                                                                                       $2.99        8.7 Simple puffy type insulation is lightest. Fleece cheapest & most plentiful
14   Insulation - Hands          Thrift Store/ army surplus gloves                                                                         $1.50        1.5 Alternative: Walmart poly gloves $3
15   Insulation - Bottom         Thrift Store Re-use warm up pants                                                                                          Lightweight Style : Weather permitting, Re-use baselayer & rain/wind shell doubled up

     Kitchen Set & Water                                                                                                        TOTAL:     $1.50       43.4
16 Spoon & Cup                   Lexan Spoon $.50 1oz & insulated cup $1.00 3.9oz thrift store                                             $1.50        4.9
17 Stoves                        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop        0.8
17A      Stove fuel              See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop        1.5
17B      Stove Windscreen        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop        0.3
18 Pots                          See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop        1.0
 - Fire Starting                 Matches are listed in Essentials                                                                                           Matches are listed in Essentials
19 Bear Resistant System         See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop       33.0 Bear Vault BV450 Solo - one per Scout for a 5-day trek
20 Water Treatment               See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                         Troop        1.0
21 Water Bottle                  1 liter soda bottles, recycled                                                                             Free        1.0 Skip the Traditional Nalgene bottles because they are heavy 5.2 oz (at least)
22 Water Bag                     Gallon Ziplock from home                                                                                  Home         0.1
     Essentials & Misc                                                                                                          TOTAL:    $22.29       16.5
23   Compass                     Silva Polaris 7 Compass from Walmart                                                                      $3.00        0.9
24   Map                         Map                                                                                                       $0.00   In Pocket Copies part of Trek Protocol
25   First Aid Supplies          Made at home per Scout guidelines, repacked to smaller qtys where required. In ziplock                     Home        3.0
26   Light Source                LED Light wt 1.2 oz. $2.50 Home Depot SE 9 LED Head Lamp 4 Function                                       $2.50        1.2 Walmart good source for cheap, lightweight LED light sources
27   Hygiene                     Purel alcohol gel in Micro bottle   Cost is for bottle                                                    $1.00        0.5
28   Toothbrush                  Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Floss                                                                            Home        1.2 Cheap & VERY light alternatives: 1.) www.no-shank.com/noshank.htm 2.) www.colgatewisp.com
29   Ditty Bag                   Ziploc                                                                                                     Home        0.3
30   Soap                        Campsoap repackaged in Murine Eyedrops or Breathsavers bottle                                             $2.00        0.3
31   Bug Head Net                Insect Head Net - Green 1.0oz. $.79 army surplus                                                          $0.79        1.1 Many alternatives
32   Bug Dope                    Tube of Natrapel (picaridin)                                                                              $5.00        2.0




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                                          Ultra-light, Ultra-affordable, Ultra-comfortable: Illustrative Example of a Boy Scout Gear List
                                                                                                                                                                        Weight
     Items                        Description / notes / rationale                                                                                         Cost             oz. Comments / Optional items
33   Sun Screen                   Repackage Sunscreen in a snack sized ziplock or small household container. 30 SPF min.                                   Home               0.5
34   Lip Protection               30 SPF min                                                                                                               Home               0.2
35   Sun Glasses                  UVA & UVB protection                                                                                                     Home               1.4 Cheap & VERY light alternative: www.SportEYZ.com
36   Knife                        Simple, lightweight from Swap meet or Walmart                                                                           $1.00        In Pocket
37   Fire Starting Kit            Vasaline Cotton balls in vial or commerical version and a box of matches. All in a Ziplock                              $2.00               2.0
38   Camera                       Most have a small digital camera already . Cheapest is a Disposable is $5.00, 2 oz                                      $5.00               2.0


     "SKIN OUT" ITEMS - NOT IN PACK - WORN or CARRIED
   WORN or CARRIED                                                                                                                           TOTAL:    $10.75               18.6      NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
39 Hiking Shirt                   Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt                                                               $1.50                4.2
40 Hiking Shorts                  Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                               $1.50                2.9
41 Underwear                      Only needed if shorts don't have built-in brief. Polyester boxers from Thift Store or Walmart or Home                                             Not needed, if shorts have built-in brief
42 Shoes                          Comfortable Running/Walking Shoes. Walmart or Big Five are good sources. May already have                                                         Weight varies depending on selection & size
43 Socks                          Thrift Store or Walmart Dress Socks Wool Blend (non-cotton , lightweight, cheap). May already have                  already listed   already listed Hike in one pair (of the three used) - See Clothes in Pack for details
44 Neck Protection                Bandana around neck - 1oz. $0.75 swap meet                                                                             $0.75              1.0 This is the ONLY exception to the NO COTTON RULE.
45 Sun Protection Hat             Non-Cotton wide brimmed hat. Thrift Store ($2, 1.5 oz), Garage Sale, Walmart or Home                                   $2.00              1.5 alternative: ball cap (no cost) with bandana for ear and neck protection
46 Hiking pole                    IF Wanted : Hiking Pole - free wood stick from along trail or campsite. OR one ski pole (see item below)                   Free         Varies OPTIONAL: Weight varies based on wood, thickness, length. Typically if wood then it is heavy
47 Treking poles                  IF Wanted : Treking Poles - Ski poles from Thrift Store or Garage Sale. Typical weight 9.0 oz a pair                    $5.00              9.0 OPTIONAL: Typical weight (without end basket). Weight depends on size and wall thickness.



   SUMMARY FOR                                   $ FOR ALL PERSONAL GEAR & BASE WEIGHT OF PACK
                                                                                                                                                      $102.38
                                                                                                                                                                          202.3 ounces
                                      WEIGHT INCLUDES distributed Patrol Gear, but DOES NOT INCLUDE Clothes Worn & Shoes                                                   12.6 pounds
AN INDIVIDUAL SCOUT
                                                      BASE WEIGHT OF PACK without a bear canister
     (to acquire)                                    IF IN AREA NOT REQUIRING IT (Bear Bag Instead)
                                                                                                                                                                10.6                pounds



     SHARED GEAR
     PATROL GEAR                                                                                                                             TOTAL:   $171.92               95.3
     Shelter (for 4 Scouts)       Campmor 10 ft. x 10 ft. Versatile Nylon Tarp Item Number: 22220 Wt. 38oz. $44.99                                     $44.99               37.0
     Shelter (for 4 Scouts)       Campmor Ultralight Silnylon Backpacking Tarp #20070-H 10'x12' 24oz. $99.99
           Line to tie up tarp     Line 50ft 1.5 oz./50ft $5.00 harbor freight store                                                                     $5.00               1.5
           Stakes                 Wire style stakes (homemade from coat hanger ), typical 0.24 oz each. Cost = free                                      $0.00               2.0 Wire Coat Hanger
           Stakes                 Stakes 7.6oz. 20 count $2.00 garage sale                                                                                                       Campmor #27831-H North Face DAC V-Stake - 10 PK Wt. 0.49oz each stake $22.00
     Water Treatment              Homemade Gravity Filter using Katadyn Hiker Filter Cartridge, 7.8 oz, $44 in materials                               $44.00                7.8 Katadyn Hiker Replacement Filter $35, Other Materials: Fittings, Tubing, Fabric $9
     Water Treatment              Katadyn Hiker Pump Filter, $60, 13.7 oz                                                                                                        Relable unit, but pump still have 0-rings, etc. that can fail. A gravity filter does NOT
     Water Treatment              Platypus CleanStream™ gravity water filter system. 12.7 oz with H20 containers, $80 on-line
     Stoves                        Esbit Pocket Stove W. 3.25oz. $5.99 army surplus                                                                     $5.99                3.3 a hommade Titanium Wingstove (holder) or an alumunium version weights 0.3 oz (or less)
           Stove fuel              Esbit refill 24 pack 5.9oz $2.99 army surplus                                                                        $2.99                5.9
           Stove Windscreen       Aluminum Foil Doubled up & folded w/ hole punched out to fit around stove & pot                                       $0.00                1.0
     Pots                         4 Cup Aluminum Cook Pot 9oz. (w/bakepacker homemade)32oz. Capacity $2.00 thrift store                                 $2.00                3.8 Kmart Stanco Grease Strainer pot & lid 3.9 oz. 1 quart capacity $6.00 (ditch the strainer)
     Bear Resistant System        Bear Vault BV450 Solo, 33oz, $66.95. 1-each per youth (not a distributed item)                                       $66.95               33.0 Approved all areas in US except Marcy Dam area Adirondacks.(lots of failures there)


                                                        $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                            62.3 Ounces TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
                                                                                                                                                      $104.97
       SUMMARY                               ALL PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS , NO BEAR CANISTERS                                                                        3.9 Pounds TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
        TOTALS
     PATROL GEAR                                        $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                          194.3 Ounces TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters
                                                                                                                                                      $372.77
                                    ALL PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS                             + 4     INDIVIDUAL BEAR CANISTERS                                      12.1 Pounds TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters

CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY                            DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR (FOR 1 SCOUT)                                                                      15.6 Ounces per Scout. No Bear Canisters
  With NO Bear Canister
                                                              =   (PATROL SHARED GEAR ONLY /                         4 SCOUTS)
                                                                                                                                                                            1.0     Pounds per Scout. No Bear Canisters


CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY                   DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR + 1 BEAR CANISTER (FOR 1 SCOUT)                                                             48.6 Ounces per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister
   With Bear Canister                = (PATROL SHARED GEAR /                    4 SCOUTS) + (WEIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL BEAR CANISTER)                                            3.0     Pounds per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister




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                          Ultra-light, Ultra-affordable, Ultra-comfortable: Illustrative Example of a Lightweight Boy Scout Gear List
                                                                                                                                                      Weight
     Items                       Description / notes / rationale                                                                              Cost       oz. Comments / Optional items
     BASE WEIGHT ITEMS - ITEMS IN PACK (NOT INCLUDING FOOD & WATER)
     BIG THREE                                                                                                                      TOTAL:   $88.69       67.1
 1   Backpack                    Outdoor Products, Arrowhead 9.0           3160 cu. In. wt. 2lb 4oz (measured) Walmart $29.85                $29.85       24.0 Home "surgery" reduce weight more (remove lid, luggage handle, side zippers,frame)
 1   Backpack                    Home made hybrid between a Gossamer Gear G4 & Mariposa 3700 cu. In. $31, 24oz (measured)                                      Do it your self. G4 plans on internet. Hybrid plans available from High Adventure Team
1A         Waterproofing Liner    Pack Liner Bags - Trash Compactor bags 2.1 oz                                                               $0.14        2.1 2 mil typical and recommended as minimum. Avoid any bag less than 1.5
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   30 degree synthetic Wt. 3lbs 6oz. $15 (HITEC) Sport Chalet sale bin w/ tear at seam new                                        36 oz - after cut out zipper, tapered sides and restitched as quilt/w foot box
     Sleeping System-synthetic   Eureka Silver City 30 degree Stock Wt. 33 oz $50 (Sleeping Bag modified into a quilt)                       $48.95       23.0 33 oz stock! 23 oz - a fter cut out zipper, restitched as "arc" quilt
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Ray-Way.com 1 Person Deluxe Quilt kit $74.95 25oz. (2x0.75inch insulation) 40 degree rating                                   Alternative
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Self Made Quilt based on internet plans, $42 in materials, Typically 26 oz. Lighter needs more $
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Home "surgery" on existing bag to turn into arc-shape quilt - take out zipper, draft tube, hood.                              Saves 8 to 14 oz. Foot box on bag needs to be symmetric
2A         Sleeping Pad           Sleeping Pad Torso length 13.7oz. $5.00 garage sale                                                                          ThermaRest had holes, patched. Inflating Pads Generally Not Recommended for Scouts
2A         Sleeping Pad           Stansport Pack-Lite Blue Pad Walmart new $12.48, Thrift store or Garage sale $ 3 - 6 dollars                $5.00        6.8 Closed cell pad - Cut down to Torso to Knee length. Alternative Generics available everywhere
           Pillow                Graham Medical Flexair Pillow - (inflatable, lightweight, cheap luxury item)                                 $0.75        0.8 Sold in bulk from Manufacturer, but on-line sources do sell individual pillows
 3   Shelter                     See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        6.9 Tarp Sleeps 4 boys, so: distributed weight = weight of tarp is divided 4
3A         Ground Cloth          Tyvek Ground Cloth 3.5 oz each $2 per foot 9 feet long $4.00                                                 $4.00        3.5
     CLOTHES IN PACK                                                                                                                TOTAL:   $28.73       40.2 NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
 4   Rain Protection             Dri-Ducks Rain Suit, Parka & Pants, 10.4 oz for both. $15 for both                                          $15.00       10.4 On-line purchase. Both Jacket and Pants are included. Weight depends on size,
 4   Rain Protection             Poncho. Garage sale- used small tear patched, 10.2 oz, $2.50                                                                    Alternative: Campmor.com Youth Cascade II Poncho, $15.99 new, 6.2 oz.
 4   Rain Protection             Thunderlight Parka $39.00 & pants $24.00 wt varies by kids size
 5   Wind Shell Jacket           Thrift Store wind layer, $1.99. 5.2 oz                                                                                          Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell jacket as thie item
5A   Wind Pants                  Thrift Store Re-use rain pants as wind pants                                                                                    Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell pants as this item
 6   Base Layer - Top            Thrift Store base layer long sleeve soccer shirt                                                             $2.99        4.8   Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
6A   Base Layer - Bottom         Thrift Store base layer patagonia long underwear                                                             $1.50        5.3   Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
 7   Hiking Shirt                Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt, $1.50. 4.2 oz                                                          Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Re-use as base layer top as extra hiking shirt
 8   Hiking Shorts               Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                      $1.50        2.9   Lightweight Style : lightweight athletic / running type short with built in brief
 9   Long Pants                  Thrift Store warm up pants nylon, $1.99. 7.4 oz                                                                                 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell or wind shell as this item
10   Underwear                   Thrift Store Non-Cotton Underwear, $1.99. 2.2 oz                                                                                Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use athletic style hiking shorts as this item
11   Hiking Socks                Thrift Store 3-pair socks, Dress wool blend socks. (can also be bought at Walmart cheap)                     $2.00        4.9    3 pair. 1 worn, 1 spare, 1sleeping pair (guaranteed dry & free of stickers / fox-tails)
12   Insulation - Head           Thrift Store / army surplus wool hat                                                                         $1.25        1.7 Watch Cap or Balaclava style. Walmart acrylic knit hat $3 Campmor.com Children's Balaclava $5
13   Insulation - Top            Thrift Store Fleece                                                                                          $2.99        8.7 Simple puffy type insulation is lightest. Fleece cheapest & most plentiful
14   Insulation - Hands          Thrift Store/ army surplus gloves                                                                            $1.50        1.5 Alternative: Walmart poly gloves $3
15   Insulation - Bottom         Thrift Store warm up pants                                                                                                    Lightweight Style : Weather permitting, Re-use baselayer & rain/wind shell doubled up

     Kitchen Set & Water                                                                                                            TOTAL:    $1.50       43.4
16 Spoon & Cup                   Lexan Spoon $.50 1oz & insulated cup $1.00 3.9oz thrift store                                                $1.50        4.9
17 Stoves                        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        0.8
17A      Stove fuel              See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        1.5
17B      Stove Windscreen        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        0.3
18 Pots                          See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        1.0
 - Fire Starting                 Matches are listed in Essentials                                                                                              Matches are listed in Essentials
19 Bear Resistant System         See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop       33.0 Bear Vault BV450 Solo - one per Scout for a 5-day trek
20 Water Treatment               See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop        1.0
21 Water Bottle                  1 liter soda bottles, recycled                                                                                Free        1.0 Skip the Traditional Nalgene bottles because they are heavy 5.2 oz (at least)
22 Water Bag                     Gallon Ziplock from home                                                                                     Home         0.1
     Essentials & Misc                                                                                                              TOTAL:   $32.24       15.4
23   Compass                     Silva Polaris 7 Compass from Walmart                                                                         $3.00        0.9
24   Map                         Map                                                                                                          $0.00   In Pocket Copies part of Trek Protocol
25   First Aid Supplies          Made at home per Scout guidelines, repacked to smaller qtys where required. In ziplock                       Home         3.0
26   Light Source                LED Light wt 1.2 oz. $2.50 Home Depot SE 9 LED Head Lamp 4 Function                                          $2.50        1.2 Walmart good source for cheap, lightweight LED light sources
27   Hygiene                     Purel alcohol gel in Micro bottle   Cost is for bottle                                                       $1.00        0.5
28   Toothbrush                  Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Floss                                                                              Home         1.2 Cheap & VERY light alternatives: 1.) www.no-shank.com/noshank.htm 2.) www.colgatewisp.com
29   Ditty Bag                   Ziploc                                                                                                       Home         0.3
30   Soap                        Campsoap repackaged in Murine Eyedrops or Breathsavers bottle                                                $2.00        0.3
31   Bug Head Net                Insect Head Net - Green 1.0oz. $.79 army surplus                                                             $0.79        1.1 Many alternatives
32   Bug Dope                    Tube of Natrapel (picaridin)                                                                                 $5.00        2.0




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                                                                                                                                                                       Weight
     Items                       Description / notes / rationale                                                                                         Cost             oz. Comments / Optional items
33   Sun Screen                  Repackage Sunscreen in a snack sized ziplock or small household container. 30 SPF min.                                   Home               0.5
34   Lip Protection              30 SPF min                                                                                                               Home               0.2
35   Sun Glasses                 UVA & UVB protection                                                                                                    $9.95               0.3 Cheap & VERY light source: www.SportEYZ.com
36   Knife                       Simple, lightweight from Swap meet or Walmart                                                                           $1.00        In Pocket
37   Fire Starting Kit           Vasaline Cotton balls in vial or commerical version and a box of matches. All in a Ziplock                              $2.00               2.0
38   Camera                      Most have a small digital camera already . Cheapest is a Disposable is $5.00, 2 oz                                      $5.00               2.0


     "SKIN OUT" ITEMS - NOT IN PACK - WORN or CARRIED
   WORN or CARRIED                                                                                                                          TOTAL:    $10.75               18.6      NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
39 Hiking Shirt                  Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt                                                               $1.50                4.2
40 Hiking Shorts                 Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                               $1.50                2.9
41 Underwear                     Only needed if shorts don't have built-in brief. Polyester boxers from Thift Store or Walmart or Home                                             Lightweight Style : Not needed, Hiking shorts have built-in brief
42 Shoes                         Comfortable Running/Walking Shoes. Walmart or Big Five are good sources. May already have                                                         Weight varies depending on selection & size
43 Socks                         Thrift Store or Walmart Dress Socks Wool Blend (non-cotton , lightweight, cheap). May already have                  already listed   already listed Hike in one pair (of the three used) - See Clothes in Pack for details
44 Neck Protection               Bandana around neck - 1oz. $0.75 swap meet                                                                             $0.75              1.0 This is the ONLY exception to the NO COTTON RULE.
45 Sun Protection Hat            Non-Cotton wide brimmed hat. Thrift Store ($2, 1.5 oz), Garage Sale, Walmart or Home                                   $2.00              1.5 alternative: ball cap (no cost) with bandana for ear and neck protection
46 Hiking pole                   IF Wanted : Hiking Pole - free wood stick from along trail or campsite. OR one ski pole (see item below)                   Free         Varies OPTIONAL: Weight varies based on wood, thickness, length. Typically if wood then it is heavy
47 Treking poles                 IF Wanted : Treking Poles - Ski poles from Thrift Store or Garage Sale. Typical weight 9.0 oz a pair                    $5.00              9.0 OPTIONAL: Typical weight (without end basket). Weight depends on size and wall thickness.



   SUMMARY FOR                                     $ FOR ALL PERSONAL GEAR & BASE WEIGHT OF PACK
                                                                                                                                                     $151.16
                                                                                                                                                                         166.1 ounces
                                      WEIGHT INCLUDES distributed Patrol Gear, but DOES NOT INCLUDE Clothes Worn & Shoes                                                  10.4 pounds
AN INDIVIDUAL SCOUT
                                                        BASE WEIGHT OF PACK without a bear canister
     (to acquire)                              IF IN AREA NOT REQUIRING A BEAR CANISTER (Bear Bag Instead)                                                     8.3                 pounds



     SHARED GEAR
     PATROL GEAR                                                                                                                            TOTAL:   $226.92               82.3
     Shelter (for 4 Scouts)      Campmor 10 ft. x 10 ft. Versatile Nylon Tarp Item Number: 22220 Wt. 38oz. $44.99
     Shelter (for 4 Scouts)      Campmor Ultralight Silnylon Backpacking Tarp #20070-H 10'x12' 24oz. $99.99                                           $99.99               24.0
           Line to tie up tarp    Line 50ft 1.5 oz./50ft $5.00 harbor freight store                                                                    $5.00                1.5
           Stakes                Wire style stakes (homemade from coat hanger ), typical 0.24 oz each. Cost = free                                     $0.00                2.0 Wire Coat Hanger
           Stakes                Stakes 7.6oz. 20 count $2.00 garage sale                                                                                                       Campmor #27831-H North Face DAC V-Stake - 10 PK Wt. 0.49oz each stake $22.00
     Water Treatment             Homemade Gravity Filter using Katadyn Hiker Filter Cartridge, 7.8 oz, $44 in materials                               $44.00                7.8 Katadyn Hiker Replacement Filter $35, Other Materials: Fittings, Tubing, Fabric $9
     Water Treatment             Katadyn Hiker Pump Filter, $60, 13.7 oz                                                                                                        Relable unit, but pump still have 0-rings, etc. that can fail. A gravity filter does NOT
     Water Treatment             Platypus CleanStream™ gravity water filter system. 12.7 oz with H20 containers, $80 on-line
     Stoves                       Esbit Pocket Stove W. 3.25oz. $5.99 army surplus                                                                     $5.99                3.3 a hommade Titanium Wingstove (holder) or an alumunium version weights 0.3 oz (or less)
           Stove fuel             Esbit refill 24 pack 5.9oz $2.99 army surplus                                                                        $2.99                5.9
           Stove Windscreen      Aluminum Foil Doubled up & folded w/ hole punched out to fit around stove & pot                                       $0.00                1.0
     Pots                        4 Cup Aluminum Cook Pot 9oz. (w/bakepacker homemade)32oz. Capacity $2.00 thrift store                                 $2.00                3.8 Kmart Stanco Grease Strainer pot & lid 3.9 oz. 1 quart capacity $6.00 (ditch the strainer)
     Bear Resistant System       Bear Vault BV450 Solo, 33oz, $66.95. 1-each per youth (not a distributed item)                                       $66.95               33.0 Approved all areas in US except Marcy Dam area Adirondacks.(lots of failures there)



                                                       $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                            49.3 Ounces TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
                                                                                                                                                     $159.97
       SUMMARY                                 PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS , NO BEAR CANISTERS                                                                         3.1 Pounds TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
        TOTALS
     PATROL GEAR                                       $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                          181.3 Ounces TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters
                                                                                                                                                     $427.77
                                    ALL PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS                            + 4     INDIVIDUAL BEAR CANISTERS                                      11.3 Pounds TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters

CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY                            DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR (FOR 1 SCOUT)                                                                     12.3 Ounces per Scout. No Bear Canisters
  With NO Bear Canister
                                                              =   (PATROL SHARED GEAR ONLY /                         4 SCOUTS)
                                                                                                                                                                           0.8     Pounds per Scout. No Bear Canisters


CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY                   DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR + 1 BEAR CANISTER (FOR 1 SCOUT)                                                            45.3 Ounces per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister
   With Bear Canister               = (PATROL SHARED GEAR /                     4 SCOUTS) + (WEIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL BEAR CANISTER)                                           2.8     Pounds per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister




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     Items                       Description / notes / rationale                                                 Cost       oz.            Comments / Optional items
     BASE WEIGHT ITEMS - ITEMS IN PACK (NOT INCLUDING FOOD & WATER)
     BIG THREE                                                                                       TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0
 1   Backpack                                                                                                                             Avoid External Frame packs and heavy internal frame packs
1A         Waterproofing Liner                                                                                                            2 mil typical and recommended as minimum. Avoid any bag less than 1.5
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic                                                                                                     
2A         Sleeping Pad                                                                                                                   Closed cell pad - Cut down to Torso to Knee length. Avoid Inflating Types
           Pillow                                                                                                                         OPTIONAL - Graham Medical Flexair Pillow - (inflatable, lightweight, cheap luxury item)
 3   Shelter                     See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop                    Patrol Method - shelter should sleeps 4 boys. Try a tarp or canopy for lightweight
3A         Ground Cloth                                                                                                                   Tyvek or Polycro or 2 mil trash compactor bag slit open are good choices
     CLOTHES IN PACK                                                                                 TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0            NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
 4   Rain Jacket                                                                                                                   
4A   Rain Pants                                                                                                                    
 5   Wind Shell Jacket                                                                                                                    Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell jacket as thie item
5A   Wind Pants                                                                                                                           Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell pants as this item
 6   Base Layer - Top                                                                                                                     Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
6A   Base Layer - Bottom                                                                                                                  Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
 7   Hiking Shirt                                                                                                                         Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Re-use as base layer top as extra hiking shirt
 8   Hiking Shorts                                                                                                                        Lightweight Style : lightweight athletic / running type short with built in brief
 9   Long Pants                                                                                                                           Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell or wind shell as this item
10   Underwear                                                                                                                            Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use athletic style hiking shorts as this item
11   Hiking Socks                                                                                                                          3 pair. 1 worn, 1 spare, 1sleeping pair (guaranteed dry & free of stickers / fox-tails)
12   Insulation - Head                                                                                                                    Watch Cap or Balaclava style. - Choice dictated by if you sleep warm or not
13   Insulation - Top                                                                                                                     Simple puffy type insulation is lightest. Fleece cheapest & most plentiful
14   Insulation - Hands                                                                                                            
15   Insulation - Bottom                                                                                                                  Lightweight Style : Weather permitting, Re-use baselayer & rain/wind shell doubled up
                                                                                                                                   
     Kitchen Set & Water                                                                             TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0
16 Spoon & Cup                                                                                                                     
17 Stoves                        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
17A      Stove fuel              See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
17B      Stove Windscreen        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
18 Pots                          See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
 - Fire Starting                 Matches are listed in Essentials                                                                         Matches are listed in Essentials
19 Bear Resistant System         See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
20 Water Treatment               See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts               Troop             
21 Water Bottle                  Re-use a 1 liter soda / water bottle                                                                     Recycle a water / soda bottle. Skip Nalgene bottles because they are heavy 5.2 oz (at least)
22 Water Bag                                                                                                                       
     Essentials & Misc                                                                               TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0
23   Compass                                                                                                                              Not a "reference" model. You need one that can take a bearing
24   Map                                                                                                                                  Copies part of Trek Protocol
25   First Aid Supplies                                                                                                            
26   Light Source                                                                                                                  
27   Hygiene                                                                                                                       
28   Toothbrush                                                                                                                    
29   Ditty Bag                                                                                                                     
30   Soap                                                                                                                          
31   Bug Head Net                                                                                                                  
32   Bug Dope                                                                                                                      
33   Sun Screen                                                                                                                    
34   Lip Protection                                                                                                                
35   Sun Glases                                                                                                                    
36   Knife                                                                                                                         
37   Fire Starting Kit                                                                                                             
38   Camera                                                                                                                        
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   Items                        Description / notes / rationale                                                        Cost       oz.            Comments / Optional items
   "SKIN OUT" ITEMS - NOT IN PACK - WORN or CARRIED
   WORN or CARRIED                                                                                         TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0             NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
39 Hiking Shirt                                                                                                                          
40 Hiking Shorts                                                                                                                         
41 Underwear                    Only needed if shorts don't have built-in brief. REMEMBER NO COTTON                                             Lightweight Style : Most likely Not needed, Hiking shorts have built-in brief
42 Shoes                                                                                                                                        Light trail runner style
43 Socks                                                                                                                                        Hike in one pair (of the three used) - See Clothes in Pack for details
44 Neck Protection                                                                                                                              This can be the ONLY exception to the NO COTTON RULE.
45 Sun Protection Hat                                                                                                                           alternative: ball cap (no cost) with bandana for ear and neck protection
46 Hiking pole                                                                                                                                  OPTIONAL: IF Wanted: Hiking Pole - free wood stick. OR one ski pole (see item below)
47 Treking poles                                                                                                                                OPTIONAL: IF Wanted: - cheapest is thrift store ski poles



                                         $ FOR ALL PERSONAL GEAR & BASE WEIGHT OF PACK                                             0.0 ounces
   SUMMARY FOR                                       WEIGHT INCLUDES distributed Patrol Gear ,                         $0.00
AN INDIVIDUAL SCOUT                                 DOES NOT INCLUDE      Clothes Worn & Shoes                                     0.0 pounds
     (to acquire)                               BASE WEIGHT OF PACK without a bear canister
                                                                                                                           0.0           pounds
                                               IF IN AREA NOT REQUIRING IT (Bear Bag Instead)



   SHARED GEAR                  PLAN IS TO PROVIDE THIS EQUIPMENT
   PATROL GEAR                                                                                             TOTAL:      $0.00       0.0
   Shelter (for 4 Scouts)                                                                                                                
          Line to tie up tarp                                                                                                            
          Stakes                                                                                                                         
   Water Treatment                                                                                                                       
   Stoves                                                                                                                                
          Stove fuel                                                                                                                     
          Stove Windscreen                                                                                                               
   Pots                                                                                                                                  
   Bear Resistant System                                                                                                                 

                                          $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                     $0.00
                                                                                                                                   0.0 Ounces TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
     SUMMARY                    ALL PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS , NO BEAR CANISTERS
                                                                                                                                   0.0 Pounds TOTAL. No Bear Canisters
      TOTALS
   PATROL GEAR                            $ FOR TROOP / PATROL GEAR & TOTAL WEIGHT                                                 0.0 Ounces TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters
                                                                                                                       $0.00
                                ALL PATROL SHARED GEAR FOR 4 SCOUTS                     + 4      INDIVIDUAL BEAR                   0.0 Pounds TOTAL. With 4 Bear Canisters


CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY
                                    DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR (FOR 1 SCOUT)                                         0.0 Ounces per Scout. No Bear Canisters
  With NO Bear Canister
                                                =   (PATROL SHARED GEAR ONLY /                    4 SCOUTS)                        0.0   Pounds per Scout. No Bear Canisters


                                    DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT OF PATROL SHARED GEAR + 1 BEAR CANISTER                                     0.0 Ounces per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister
CARRY WEIGHT SUMMARY
                                                           (FOR 1 SCOUT)
   With Bear Canister
                                   = (PATROL SHARED GEAR        / 4 SCOUTS) + (WEIGHT OF INDIVIDUAL BEAR CANISTER)                 0.0   Pounds per Scout. With 1 Bear Canister




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Item                                Description / notes / rationale
     BASE WEIGHT ITEMS - ITEMS IN PACK (NOT INCLUDING FOOD & WATER)
     BIG THREE
 1 Backpack                         Rucksack or a light internal frame Avoid external frame styles (too heavy)                                                       1lb, 8 oz     2lb, 4 oz
1A     Waterproofing Liner          Can be a Trash Compactor bag                                                                                                      2.1 oz        3.5 oz
1C     Waterproof Cover             Can be a Trash Compactor bag (with some vinyl tape tailoring) or a std sil-nylon one                                              2.1 oz        3.5 oz
 2 Sleeping System-synthetic        Recommend at least a 30 degree rating. Avoid car camping rectangular styles (too heavy)                                          1lb, 8 oz        2lb
2A     Sleeping Pad                 Closed cell pad - Cut down to Torso / Knee length. Avoid inflating type pads (too heavy)                                           7 oz          10 oz
       Pillow                       OPTIONAL - Graham Medical Flexair Pillow - (inflatable, lightweight, cheap luxury item)                                              -           1 oz
 3 Shelter                          See PATROL GEAR. Weight will be distributed among 4 Scouts                                                       Troop    Troop     Troop         Troop
3A     Ground Cloth                 Tyvek, or 4 mil plastic or a Trash Compactor bag slit open                                                                           -          3.2 oz
     CLOTHES IN PACK                   ONLY 1 ITEM PER LAYER:                   NO COTTON, or NO COTTON BLENDS
4 Rain Jacket                       Keep it Super Simple (KISS)                                                                                                       10.4 oz       14 oz
4A Rain Pants                       Keep it Super Simple (KISS)                                                                                                            -         7 oz
5 Wind Shell Jacket                 Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell jacket as thie item                                    I-R      I-R         I-R          I-R
5A Wind Pants                       Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell pants as this item                                     I-R      I-R         I-R          I-R
6 Base Layer - Top                  Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer                                                                                              -         7 oz
6A Base Layer - Bottom              Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer                                                                                              -         8 oz
 7   Hiking Shirt                   Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Re-use base layer top as extra hiking shirt                                  I-R      I-R         I-R          I-R
 8   Hiking Shorts                  Normally Redundant : lightweight athletic / running type short with built in brief                                                 2.5 oz        5 oz
 9   Convertable Zip-off Pants      Normally Redundant - BUT Philmont requires long pants for some pgms like Horseback riding                                              -        11 oz
10   Underwear                      Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use athletic style hiking shorts as this item                                          2.5 oz        4 oz
11   Socks (2 pair)                  3 pair total. 1 worn, 1 spare, 1sleeping pair (guaranteed dry & free of burrs & stickers)                                             -         3 oz
12   Insulation - Head              Watch Cap Beanie or Balaclava style. (Balaclava is warmer - chose based how warm you sleep)                                         2 oz        2.5 oz
13   Insulation - Top               Simple puffy type insulation is lightest. Fleece cheapest & most plentiful                                                         10 oz        14 oz
14   Insulation - Hands             Gloves or Mittens                                                                                                                      -        1.5 oz
15   Insulation - Bottom            Lightweight Style : Re-use baselayer & Pants & rain shell to double or triple up                                  I-R      I-R         I-R          I-R
     Kitchen Set & Water                                                                                                                    TOTAL:
16   Plastic Utensil, Bowl, Cup     1 Plastic Bowl (Zip-Loc recommended -for supporting you "meal in a bag") & 1 Plastic Cup                                           2.5 oz       3.5 oz
17   Water Bottle                   Re-use a 1 liter soda / water bottle (No need for a Nalgene Bottle at 5.5 - 6.2 oz each)                                           1.4 oz       2.8 oz
18   Water Bag                      2 liter Platypus "bottle" or Evernew "bottle" or other equivalent (able to roll flat, & lightweight )                              1.3 oz        3 oz
19   FOOD BAG                       900 - 1000 cu in. bag - CHEAP stuff sack or CHEAP stuff sack with a dry bag type closure                                           1.5 oz       3.2 oz
     Essentials & Misc                                                                                                                      TOTAL:
20   Compass                        A ten essential - a simple compass with a base-plate - a 1:24.000 map scale will be useful                                            -         1.2 oz
21   Map                            Having copies part of Trek Safely protocol                                                                                            -            -
22   First Aid Supplies             An important part of the ten essentials - keep it simple - (see p. 127 of the Scout Handbook)                                         -         3.5 oz
23   Light Source                   Simple LED headlamp or small LED type flashlight                                                                                      -          2 oz
24   Hygiene                        To include 1 oz Purell (S-14839) or equivalent. If you have a larger bottle repackage to smaller                                      -          2 oz
25   Toothbrush                     Travel style "one use" Wisp type is a good choice (yes - you can use more than once)                                                  -         1.2 oz
26   Zip Loc Bags                   Quart Bags most useful                                                                                                                -            -
27   Soap                           Repackage into smaller container                                                                                                      -         1.5 oz
28   Hydropel (foot care)           1 tube can serve 2 people. (better than old school solutions like vaseline or Udderly Smooth)                                       1 oz         2 oz
29   Repair Kit                     Keep it Super Simple. Hotel type sewing kit, a couple of feet of duct tape                                                            -         2.5 oz
30   Bug Head Net                   Simple - No plastic or metal "hoop" needed                                                                                            -          1oz
31   Bug Repellent                  Keep small                                                                                                                            -          1 oz
32   Sun Screen                     Minimum SPF 30 (block both UVA & UVB)                                                                                                 -          2 oz
33   Lip Protection                 Minimum SPF 30 (block both UVA & UVB)                                                                                                 -          1 oz
34   Sun Glasses                    100% UVA & UVB Protection                                                                                                             -         1.5 oz
35   Knife                          Optional (recommend a small folding one - like a swiss army 'classic')                                                                -         1.5 oz
36   Fire Starting Kit              One of the ten essentials                                                                                                             -          1 oz
37   Camera                         Technically, optional … but definitely recommended!                                                                                   -          7 oz

     "SKIN OUT" ITEMS - NOT IN PACK - WORN or CARRIED ON YOU
   WORN or CARRIED              NO COTTON, or NO COTTON BLENDS
38 Hiking Shirt              Breathable, light, quick drying design, recommend long sleeve to save on the use of sun screen.                                            -        7 oz
39 Hiking Shorts             Breathable, light, quick drying design                                                                                                  2.5 oz      5 oz
40 Underwear                 Lightweight Style : Most likely Not needed because hiking shorts will have built-in brief                                               2.5 oz      4 oz
41 Shoes                     Light trail runner style - good ventilation important. Does not need to be "waterproof". Avoid lots of leather                          18 oz      28 oz
42 Socks (1 pair worn)       See Clothes in Pack for Sock details - Materail to be synthetic, wool or wool blend                                                     1.2 oz      3 oz
43 Neck Protection           CAN use a cotton bandana if wanted - it is the ONLY exception to the NO COTTON RULE.                                                       -        1 oz
44 Sun Protection Hat        An alternative can be a ball cap (no cotton) with bandana for ear and neck protection                                                      -        3 oz
45 Hiking pole               OPTIONAL: IF Wanted: Hiking Pole - a free alternative can be wood stick. OR one ski pole (see item below)                                  -       5.5 oz
46 Trekking poles            OPTIONAL: IF Wanted:                                                                                                                       -       11 oz
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BACKPACKING
Item                        Description / notes / rationale
 SHARED GEAR                PLAN IS TO PROVIDE THIS EQUIPMENT - SEE PHILMONT CREW LIST
 PATROL GEAR
 Shelter (for 4 Scouts)                                                                      Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
      Line to tie up tarp                                                                    Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
      Stakes                                                                                 Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
 Stoves                                                                                      Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
      Stove fuel                                                                             Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
      Stove Windscreen                                                                       Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
 Pots                                                                                        Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
 Fire Starting                                                                               Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
 Bear Resistant System                                                                       Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop
 Water Treatment                                                                             Troop    Troop      Troop       Troop

                                                                                  BASE WEIGHT (in lbs) =          9.1        13.1
                                                                             "SKIN OUT" WEIGHT (in lbs) =         11.2        17.3




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                                            24        36
                                           2.1       3.5
                                           2.1       3.5
                                            23        32
                                             7        10



                                           2.1       3.2

                                            6         14
                                            5          7



                                            5          7
                                            6          8

                                           2.5         5
                                            10        11
                                           2.5         4
                                           2.8         3
                                             2       2.5
                                            10        14
                                           1.2       1.5



                                           2.5       3.5
                                           1.4       2.8
                                           1.3         3
                                           1.5       3.2

                                           0.9       1.2

                                           2.8       3.5
                                           1.8         2
                                           2.5         3
                                           0.9       1.2

                                           0.9       1.5
                                             1         2
                                             2       2.5
                                             1         1
                                             1         1
                                             1         2
                                           0.9         1

                                             1       1.5
                                           0.9         1
                                             7         7



                                             5          7
                                           2.5          5
                                           2.5          4
                                            18         28
                                           1.2          3
                                             1          1
                                             3          3
                                             0        5.5
                                             0         11
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                                                                                                                                                      Weight
     Items                       Description / notes / rationale                                                                              Cost       oz. Comments / Optional items
     BASE WEIGHT ITEMS - ITEMS IN PACK (NOT INCLUDING FOOD & WATER)
     BIG THREE                                                                                                                      TOTAL:   $88.69       60.2
 1   Backpack                    Outdoor Products, Arrowhead 9.0           3160 cu. In. wt. 2lb 4oz (measured) Walmart $29.85                $29.85       24.0 Home "surgery" reduce weight more (remove lid, luggage handle, side zippers,frame)
 1   Backpack                    Home made hybrid between a Gossamer Gear G4 & Mariposa 3700 cu. In. $31, 24oz (measured)                                      Do it your self. G4 plans on internet. Hybrid plans available from High Adventure Team
1A         Waterproofing Liner   Pack Liner Bags - Trash Compactor bags 2.1 oz                                                                $0.14        2.1
 2   Sleeping System-synthetic   Eureka Silver City 30 degree Stock Wt. 33 oz $50 (Sleeping Bag modified into a quilt)                       $48.95       23.0 33 oz stock! 24 oz - a fter cut out zipper, tapered sides and restitched as "arc" quilt (with a foot box)
2A         Sleeping Pad          Stansport Pack-Lite Blue Pad Walmart new $12.48, Thrift store or Garage sale $ 3 - 6 dollars                 $5.00        6.8 Closed cell pad - Cut down to Torso to Knee length. Alternative Generics available everywhere
           Pillow                Graham Medical Flexair Pillow - (inflatable, lightweight, cheap luxury item)                                 $0.75        0.8 Sold in bulk from Manufacturer, but on-line sources do sell individual pillows
 3   Shelter                     See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop            Tarp Sleeps 4 boys, so: distributed weight = weight of tarp is divided 4
3A         Ground Cloth          Tyvek Ground Cloth 3.5 oz each $2 per foot 9 feet long $4.00                                                 $4.00        3.5
     CLOTHES IN PACK                                                                                                                TOTAL:   $28.73       40.2 NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
 4   Rain Protection             Dri-Ducks Rain Suit, Parka & Pants, 10.4 oz for both. $15 for both                                          $15.00       10.4 On-line purchase. Both Jacket and Pants are included. Weight depends on size,
 5   Wind Shell Jacket           Thrift Store wind layer, $1.99. 5.2 oz                                                                                        Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell jacket as thie item
5A   Wind Pants                  Thrift Store Re-use rain pants as wind pants                                                                                  Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell pants as this item
 6   Base Layer - Top            Thrift Store base layer long sleeve soccer shirt                                                             $2.99        4.8 Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
6A   Base Layer - Bottom         Thrift Store base layer patagonia long underwear                                                             $1.50        5.3 Lightweight Style : Re-use as sleep layer
 7   Hiking Shirt                Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt, $1.50. 4.2 oz                                                        Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Re-use as base layer top as extra hiking shirt
 8   Hiking Shorts               Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                      $1.50        2.9 Lightweight Style : lightweight athletic / running type short with built in brief
 9   Long Pants                  Thrift Store warm up pants nylon, $1.99. 7.4 oz                                                                               Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use rain shell or wind shell as this item
10   Underwear                   Thrift Store Non-Cotton Underwear, $1.99. 2.2 oz                                                                              Lightweight Style : Item Redundant - Can re-use athletic style hiking shorts as this item
11   Hiking Socks                Thrift Store 3-pair socks, Dress wool blend socks. (can also be bought at Walmart cheap)                     $2.00        4.9 3 pair. 1 worn, 1 spare, 1sleeping pair (guaranteed dry & free of stickers / fox-tails)
12   Insulation - Head           Thrift Store / army surplus wool hat                                                                         $1.25        1.7 Watch Cap or Balaclava style. Walmart acrylic knit hat $3 Campmor.com Children's Balaclava $5
13   Insulation - Top            Thrift Store Fleece                                                                                          $2.99        8.7 Simple puffy type insulation is lightest. Fleece cheapest & most plentiful
14   Insulation - Hands          Thrift Store/ army surplus gloves                                                                            $1.50        1.5 Alternative: Walmart poly gloves $3
15   Insulation - Bottom         Thrift Store warm up pants                                                                                                    Lightweight Style : Weather permitting, Re-use baselayer & rain/wind shell doubled up

     Kitchen Set & Water                                                                                                            TOTAL:    $1.50        6.0
16 Spoon & Cup                   Lexan Spoon $.50 1oz & insulated cup $1.00 3.9oz thrift store                                                $1.50        4.9
17 Stoves                        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop
17A      Stove fuel              See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop
17B      Stove Windscreen        See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop
18 Pots                          See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop
 - Fire Starting                 Mini Bic lighter                                                                                                                 listed in Essentials
19 Water Treatment               See PATROL GEAR. Weight is the average distributed among 4 Scouts                                            Troop
20 Water Bottle                  1 liter soda bottles, recycled                                                                                Free         1.0 Skip the Traditional Nalgene bottles because they are heavy 5.2 oz (at least)
21 Water Bag                     Gallon Ziplock from home                                                                                     Home          0.1
     Essentials & Misc                                                                                                              TOTAL:   $32.24       14.8
22   Compass                     Silva Polaris 7 Compass from Walmart                                                                         $3.00         0.9
23   Map                         Map                                                                                                          $0.00   In Pocket Copies part of Trek Protocol
24   First Aid Supplies          Made at home per Scout guidelines, repacked to smaller qtys where required. In ziplock                       Home          3.0
25   Light Source                LED Light wt 1.2 oz. $2.50 Home Depot SE 9 LED Head Lamp 4 Function                                          $2.50        1.2 Walmart good source for cheap, lightweight LED light sources
26   Hygiene                     Purel alcohol gel in Micro bottle   Cost is for bottle                                                       $1.00         0.5
27   Toothbrush                  Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Floss                                                                              Home          1.2 Cheap & VERY light alternatives: 1.) www.no-shank.com/noshank.htm 2.) www.colgatewisp.com
28   Ditty Bag                   Ziploc                                                                                                       Home          0.3
29   Soap                        Campsoap repackaged in Murine Eyedrops or Breathsavers bottle                                                $2.00         0.3
30   Bug Head Net                Insect Head Net - Green 1.0oz. $.79 army surplus                                                             $0.79        1.1 Many alternatives
31   Bug Dope                    Tube of Natrapel (picaridin)                                                                                 $5.00         2.0
32   Sun Screen                  Repackage Sunscreen in a snack sized ziplock or small household container. 30 SPF min.                       Home          0.5
33   Lip Protection              30 SPF min                                                                                                   Home          0.2
34   Sun Glasses                 UVA & UVB protection                                                                                         $9.95         0.3 Cheap & VERY light source: www.SportEYZ.com
35   Knife                       Simple, lightweight from Swap meet or Walmart                                                                $1.00   In Pocket
36   Fire Starting Kit           Mini Bic lighter                                                                                             $2.00         1.4
37   Camera                      Most have a small digital camera already . Cheapest is a Disposable is $5.00, 2 oz                           $5.00         2.0


     "SKIN OUT" ITEMS - NOT IN PACK - WORN or CARRIED


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                          Ultra-light, Ultra-affordable, Ultra-comfortable: Illustrative Example of a PHILMONT Boy Scout Gear List
                                                                                                                                                                      Weight
     Items                      Description / notes / rationale                                                                                         Cost             oz. Comments / Optional items
     WORN or CARRIED                                                                                                                       TOTAL:    $10.75               18.6     NO COTTON, NO COTTON BLENDS
38   Hiking Shirt               Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shirt short sleeve soccer shirt                                                               $1.50                4.2
39   Hiking Shorts              Thrift Store Non-Cotton Shorts nylon(soccer shorts) with built in brief                                               $1.50                2.9
40   Underwear                  Only needed if shorts don't have built-in brief. Polyester boxers from Thift Store or Walmart or Home                                            Lightweight Style : Not needed, Hiking shorts have built-in brief
41   Shoes                      Comfortable Running/Walking Shoes. Walmart or Big Five are good sources. May already have                                                        Weight varies depending on selection & size
42   Socks                      Thrift Store or Walmart Dress Socks Wool Blend (non-cotton , lightweight, cheap). May already have                  already listed   already listed Hike in one pair (of the three used) - See Clothes in Pack for details
43   Neck Protection            Bandana around neck - 1oz. $0.75 swap meet                                                                             $0.75              1.0 This is the ONLY exception to the NO COTTON RULE.
44   Sun Protection Hat         Non-Cotton wide brimmed hat. Thrift Store ($2, 1.5 oz), Garage Sale, Walmart or Home                                   $2.00              1.5 alternative: ball cap (no cost) with bandana for ear and neck protection
45   Hiking pole                IF Wanted : Hiking Pole - free wood stick from along trail or campsite. OR one ski pole (see item below)                   Free         Varies OPTIONAL: Weight varies based on wood, thickness, length. Typically if wood then it is heavy
46   Treking poles              IF Wanted : Treking Poles - Ski poles from Thrift Store or Garage Sale. Typical weight 9.0 oz a pair                    $5.00              9.0 OPTIONAL: Typical weight (without end basket). Weight depends on size and wall thickness.



   SUMMARY FOR                        $ FOR ALL PERSONAL GEAR & BASE WEIGHT OF PACK                                                                                    121.2 ounces
                                                                                                                                                    $151.16
AN INDIVIDUAL SCOUT                       DOES NOT INCLUDE Patrol Gear or Clothes Worn & Shoes                                                                           7.6     pounds




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CREW GEAR LIST                                     PHILMONT ISSUED                                                           Lightweight Alternative
                                                                                                          WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
CATEGORY
                                                                                                            Lbs.   OZ                                                                Lbs.   OZ
PERSONAL SHELTER
                                                                                                           6.4 101.6                                                                 2.4      38.3
(to be distributed among occupants)
SHELTER FOR SLEEPING                               "A framed" style tent (2 Scout capacity)                          72.0    Sil-Nylon Pyramid Tent (4 Scout capacity)                        26.5
       SHELTER POLES                               Tent Poles                                                        10.0    Re-Use: Hiking Poles                                              0.0
       SHELTER STAKES                              8 tent stakes                                                     6.8     8 tent stakes                                                     4.2
       GROUND CLOTH                                Tent foot print                                                   12.8    Tyvek                                                             7.6
CREW GEAR                                                                                                17.1 273.0                                                                  3.3      53.6
(to be distributed among whole crew)
DINING FLY                                         Heavy Nylon construction 12 x 12                                  65.6    Sil-Nylon Fly 8 x 10                                             13.0

       POLES                                       Heavy, thick walled aluminum                                      16.0    Re-Use: Hiking Poles or gather appropriate sticks at camp         0.0

                                                   • 6-quart pot (thick walled aluminum)
KITCHENWARE SET                                    • 4-quart pot with lid (thick walled aluminum)                    67.2    Two, 2-quart pots (thin walled aluminum)                         10.7
                                                   • One fry pan with handle
POT LIFTER                                         Two hot-pot tongs                                                 8.4     Two lite-lifters                                                  2.1
UTENSILS                                           Two large spoons, and one large spatula                           8.2     Two plastic ladles for hot water                                  3.8
DISH WASHING POT                                   6 quart aluminum (thick walled)                                   20.0    NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD                           0.0
                                                                                                                             NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD
SCRAPER                                            1 Scraper to go with Sump Strainer                                2.4                                                                       0.2
                                                                                                                             but will bring 1 plastic blade "scraper" (no handle)
                                                                                                                             NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD
SUMP STRAINER                                      "Yum-Yum" Frisbee                                                 6.3                                                                       0.6
                                                                                                                             but will bring Paint Strainer Screen Filters
TROWEL                                             1 Trowel (heavy camp style)                                       14.1    1 trowel (cheap orange plastic style)                             1.9
BEAR BAG ROPES                                     Two 1/4", 100 Ft Ropes (with carabiners)                          51.6    Two 7/64", 100 Ft Ropes (AmSteel-Blue w/ carabiners)             11.9
                                                                                                                             We recommend going with individual bags (since each
                                                   3 to 5 sandbags or grain bags woven polyethylene
BEAR BAGS                                                                                                            12.0    Scout will need an individual bag anyway, to carry their          0.0
                                                   construction (weight is for 3)                                            food - Re-use that to string up as a bear bag)

                                                   Chlorine dioxide tablets (Katadyn Micropur)                               Gravity Feed Water Filter
PRIMARY WATER TREATMENT                                                                                              1.2                                                                       8.2
                                                   (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")                       (Faster, & gets rid of both "cooties" & "floaties")
                                                   Boiling - Need to carry big pot & carry extra fuel                        Chlorine dioxide tablets (Katadyn Micropur)
BACK-UP WATER TREATMENT                                                                                               -                                                                        1.2
                                                   (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")                       (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")
                                                                                                                             Will take most items " as is " with these exceptions:
                                                   • Plastic trash bags, • Salt & pepper, • Dishwashing soap,                Dishwashing Soap - repackage into small container (not as
MISC                                                                                                                  -      much needed with "cook in bag" method)                             -
                                                   • Hand sanitizer, • Scrub pads, • Toilet paper                            Hand Sanitizer - repackage into small individual
                                                                                                                             c ontainer so each Scout has for own use)
SHELTER & PHILMONT CREW GEAR                                                                             WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                          WEIGHT WEIGHT
WEIGHT PER SCOUT                                                                                            LBS   OZ                                                               LBS   OZ
DISTRIBUITED Shelter Weight                                                                               3.18      50.8                                                        0.60           9.6
DISTRIBUTED Crew Gear Weight                                                                              3.41      54.6                                                        0.67          10.7
TOTAL DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT                                                                                 6.59       105.4                                                      1.27           20.3

                                                                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT
STOVE Weight                                                                                                  LBS     OZ                                                                LBS     OZ
TBD: Will depend of stove type taken :
Philmont Recommends taking TWO



Consumables Per Scout                                    (NOT reflected in the weights above )
                                                                                                          WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
FOOD Weight                                                                                                  LBS   OZ                                                                 LBS   OZ
Avg Weight of 1 Day of Food                                                                                2.06     33.0                                                             2.06     33.0
Avg Weight of 3 Days of Food
(Heaviest Carry Day of Food Weight )                                                                      6.18      98.9                                                           6.18       98.9
                                                                                                          WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
H20 Weight                                                                                                   LBS   OZ                                                                 LBS   OZ
Minimum 1 Liter amount (avg)
Drink a liter / Carry a liter                                                                             2.11      33.8                                                           2.11       33.8
Maximum 3 Liter carry
Still drink a liter for pre-hydration                                                                     6.34      101.4                                                          6.34       101.4
                                                                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT
FUEL Weight                                                                                                   LBS     OZ                                                                LBS     OZ

TBD: Will depend of stove type taken

       EXTRA TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                                14.88      238.1                                                          9.56       153.0
               PER SCOUT
  (1 Liter of Water with 3 Days of Food Weight )

 EXTRA TOTAL MAX WEIGHT
               PER SCOUT                                                                                 19.11      305.7                                                     13.79           220.6
 (3 Liters of Water with 3 Days of Food Weight )


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CREW GEAR LIST                                      PHILMONT ISSUED                                                            Lightweight Alternative
                                                                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
CATEGORY
                                                                                                              Lbs.   OZ                                                                Lbs.   OZ
PERSONAL SHELTER
                                                                                                             6.4 101.6                                                                 2.2      35.6
(to be distributed among occupants)
SHELTER FOR SLEEPING                                "A framed" style tent (2 Scout capacity)                           72.0    Sil-Nylon Pyramid Tent (4 Scout capacity)                         26.5
       SHELTER POLES                                Tent Poles                                                         10.0    Re-Use: Hiking Poles                                              0.0
       SHELTER STAKES                               8 tent stakes                                                      6.8     8 tent stakes                                                     4.2
       GROUND CLOTH                                 Tent foot print                                                    12.8    Polycro ground cloth                                              4.9
CREW GEAR                                                                                                  17.1 273.0                                                                  2.7      43.3
(to be distributed among whole crew)
DINING FLY                                          Heavy Nylon construction 12 x 12                                   65.6    Sil-Nylon Fly 8 x 10                                              13.0
                                                                                                                               Re-Use: Hiking Staffs & supplemented by gathering
       POLES                                        Heavy, thick walled aluminum                                       16.0                                                                      0.0
                                                                                                                               appropriate sticks at camp
                                                    • 6-quart pot (thick walled aluminum)
KITCHENWARE SET                                     • 4-quart pot with lid (thick walled aluminum)                     67.2    One 2-quart pot (thin walled aluminum)                            5.4
                                                    • One fry pan with handle
POT LIFTER                                          Two hot-pot tongs                                                  8.4     One lite-lifter                                                   1.0
UTENSILS                                            Two large spoons, and one large spatula                            8.2     One plastic ladle for hot water                                   1.8
DISH WASHING POT                                    6 quart aluminum (thick walled)                                    20.0    NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD                           0.0

                                                                                                                               NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD
SCRAPER                                             1 Scraper to go with Sump Strainer                                 2.4                                                                       0.2
                                                                                                                               but will bring 1 plastic blade "scraper" (no handle)

                                                                                                                               NOT NEEDED - USING COOK IN A BAG METHOD
SUMP STRAINER                                       "Yum-Yum" Frisbee                                                  6.3                                                                       0.6
                                                                                                                               but will bring Paint Strainer Screen Filters
TROWEL                                              1 Trowel (heavy camp style)                                        14.1    Did not bring                                                     0.0
BEAR BAG ROPES                                      Two 1/4", 100 Ft Ropes (with carabiners)                           51.6    Two 7/64", 100 Ft Ropes (AmSteel-Blue w/ carabiners)              11.9
                                                                                                                               We recommend going with individual bags (since
                                                    3 to 5 sandbags or grain bags woven polyethylene                           each Scout will need an individual bag anyway, to
BEAR BAGS                                                                                                              12.0                                                                      0.0
                                                    construction (weight is for 3)                                             carry their food - Re-use that to string up as a bear
                                                                                                                               bag)

PRIMARY WATER TREATMENT
                                                    Chlorine dioxide tablets (Katadyn Micropur)                                Gravity Feed Water Filter
                                                                                                                       1.2                                                                       8.2
                                                    (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")                        (Faster, & gets rid of both "cooties" & "floaties")
                                                    Boiling - Need to carry big pot & carry extra fuel                         Chlorine dioxide tablets (Katadyn Micropur)
BACK-UP WATER TREATMENT                                                                                                 -                                                                        1.2
                                                    (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")                        (Kills "cooties" but doesn't get rid of "floaties")
                                                                                                                               Will take most items " as is " with these exceptions:
                                                    • Plastic trash bags, • Salt & pepper, • Dishwashing soap,                 Dishwashing Soap - repackage into small container (not
MISC                                                                                                                    -      as much needed with "cook in bag" method)                          -
                                                    • Hand sanitizer, • Scrub pads, • Toilet paper
                                                                                                                               Hand Sanitizer - repackage into small individual
                                                                                                                               c ontainer so each Scout has for own use)
SHELTER & PHILMONT CREW GEAR                                                                               WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                         WEIGHT WEIGHT
WEIGHT PER SCOUT                                                                                              LBS   OZ                                                              LBS   OZ
DISTRIBUITED Shelter Weight                                                                                 3.18      50.8                                                       0.56            8.9
DISTRIBUTED Crew Gear Weight                                                                                3.41      54.6                                                       0.54            8.7
TOTAL DISTRIBUTED WEIGHT                                                                                   6.59       105.4                                                     1.10            17.6

                                                                                                             WEIGHT   WEIGHT                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT
STOVE Weight                                                                                                    LBS     OZ                                                                LBS     OZ
MSR Simmerlite
Philmont Recommends taking TWO                                                                              1.01      16.2                                                           0.51        8.1
(We took ONE per crew)



Consumables Per Scout                                     (NOT reflected in the weights above )
                                                                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
FOOD Weight                                                                                                    LBS   OZ                                                                 LBS   OZ
Avg Weight of 1 Day of Food                                                                                 2.06      33.0                                                             2.06     33.0
Avg Weight of 3 Days of Food
(Heaviest Carry Day of Food Weight )                                                                        6.18      98.9                                                           6.18       98.9
                                                                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT                                                            WEIGHT WEIGHT
H20 Weight                                                                                                     LBS   OZ                                                                 LBS   OZ
Minimum 1 Liter amount (avg)
Drink a liter / Carry a liter                                                                               2.11      33.8                                                           2.11       33.8
Maximum 3 Liter carry
Still drink a liter for pre-hydration                                                                       6.34      101.4                                                          6.34       101.4
                                                                                                             WEIGHT   WEIGHT                                                           WEIGHT   WEIGHT
FUEL Weight                                                                                                     LBS     OZ                                                                LBS     OZ

one bottle (22 oz) of white gas                                                                             1.38      22.0                                                       1.38           22.0
       EXTRA TOTAL WEIGHT                                                                                 15.36       245.7                                                     9.77            156.3
               PER SCOUT
  (1 Liter of Water with 3 Days of Food Weight )

 EXTRA TOTAL MAX WEIGHT
               PER SCOUT                                                                                  19.59       313.4                                                   13.99             223.9
  (3 Liters of Water with 3 Days of Food Weight )

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