Kenomee Canyon, Economy NS

FAILED TO FIND TRAILHEAD - WILL TRY ANOTHER DAY Food=1030g - Day 1: beef/mac + mud pie. Day 2: eggs; hummus+chips, plus: GORP (2), bars (3), coffee, sugar. Bag wt incl bowl, coffee pour over, etc. Clothes - 635g: long pants, shorts, shirt, socks

Packing List

Compact

Pack

1.23 kg
1
Backpack (less rain cover)
MEC Zephyr 45L
$70
1230 g

Blue, top zip, front storage area, waist belt w/ pockets + rain cover (120g). Purchased on sale at MEC Halifax.

Shelter

1.8 kg
1
Bug net (zipped side entry)
Unigear
$28
606 g

11-ft (132x55 in) netting w/ integrated stuff sack. Mounts on hammock suspension & clips on ridgeline. Horizontal zip entrance.

1
Tarp, rectangular (green)
Bluefield tarp, 3x3 m
$32
738 g

Green; with Zing-it 1.75 mm ridgeline + guy outs; Dutch wasp + small biner; in snake skins; excludes weight of stakes

1
Tree straps
Tree straps (plain jane)
134 g

Black nylon w/ loops (128g), in plastic bag (total 134g)

1
Onewind 11-ft single hammock
$58
319 g

Single hammock (11'L, 55"W), 20D nylon, 250-lb rating, OD green, with adjustable whoopie sling ridgeline + cinch buckles

Sleep System

1.09 kg
1
Underquilt 3/4 length (-6C/20F)
Yeti by Warbonnet Outdoors
$222
390 g

Down filled, 3/4 length UQ; $222 (US) plus exchg/import fees

1
Sleeping bag, lightweight (15C/59F)
Besteam rectangular bag
$43
700 g

Light blue, rectangular 75x190 cm, comfort 15C/59F, limit 9C/48F

Water System

0.14 kg
1
Water bottle 591mL
Smart 591mL
29 g
1
Water purifier
BeFree 1L
$60
64 g
1
Water bottle 1L
Smart 1L
39 g
1
Water purification tablets
Aquatabs
9 g

Stored in pack inner pocket. Backup to water filter system.

Cookware

0.59 kg
1
Lighter
Mini Bic
11 g
1
Pot (Ti) 750 mL w/ lid
Boundless Voyage
$42
123 g

Titanium pot, lid, bailing handle & folding handles

1
Stove, Canister
Optimus Crux
$60
108 g

Stove 87g, case 21g. Purchased with high efficiency 950 mL pot+fry pan lid as Weekend HE Cook System @$95

1
Bear bag kit
DIY
105 g

Small sack, carabiner, 50 ft paracord

1
Cup (Ti) 420 mL w/ lid
Boundless Voyage
$26
100 g

Titanium cup w/ lid 84g, foam kozy 16g

1
Fry pan/lid
Pan/lid from Optimus HE set
75 g

UL fry pan/lid (75g) from 950 mL pot set (280g complete)

1
Mug w/ handle
Plastic mug, Tim Horton's w/ lid + handle
64 g

Usually clip to outside of pack

Toiletries

0.65 kg
1
Toilet kit
DIY
78 g

Weight varies: TP, alcohol gel, wipes

1
Picardin insect repellent
PiActive spray
80 g

DEET-free; repels mosquitoes, black flies, ticks

1
Ditty bag - personal care
470 g

Travel toothbrush, tooth tabs, floss, chapstick, lens case, lens solution, eyeglasses soft case, comfort eye drops, lens solution

1
Deuce #2
$20
17 g

UL trowel from Amazon.com

Clothing

2.19 kg
1
Shoes, trail running
Salomon SenseRide 2 w/ orthotics
$150
WORN
702 g

Purchased at MEC Halifax, Sep 2019

1
Running shorts
Ronhill shorts
WORN
115 g

Blue, size medium

1
Wool socks, short
Darn Tuff ankle socks (orange/tan)
$18
WORN
48 g

Tan w/ orange colour

1
Headcover bugnet
Bugnet
22 g

Store in pack inner pocket (not always needed until it is needed). Large, green mesh bugnet headcover (Cdn military issue)

1
Gloves, knit (pair)
Gloves, Crew Relay (black)
30 g
1
Running pants
Mountain Warehouse
$29
207 g

Grey colour, size L

1
Fleece jacket, 1/4 zip, light weight
Snowdon fleece by Mountain Warehouse
$23
242 g

Khaki, 1/4 zip, size L

1
L-Run (thru Amazon)
$20
173 g

Black/yellow, men's size 11/12, non-slip rubber sole

1
Sweater, merino wool
Mountain House
$55
245 g

1/4 zip, size large, black, lightweight merino wool blend sweater

1
Wool socks, short
Darn Tough ankle socks (gray/green)
$20
68 g

Medium weight, padded sole. From Amazon.com

1
T-shirt
T-shirt, red Johnny Miles
146 g

Yellow

1
T-shirt
T-shirt, yellow Atlantic Wildlife
WORN
135 g

Yellow, Atlantic WIldlife Institute

1
Hat
Hat, Merrell (orange)
WORN
53 g

Electronics

0.32 kg
1
Kopplen dual USB power bank
$35
207 g

2 output ports + micro USB cable; slim, palm-sized

1
Satellite Communicator
Garmin inReach
$516
112 g

Device+carabiner; recharge w/ short USB cable of Kopplen power bank

Consumables

1.06 kg
1
Isobutane fuel, 227g
Fuel canister
$7.99
332 g

Full canister=367g

1
Food bag complete
500 g

Small red food bag w/ 2 days meals incl snacks, bowl, spork, etc.

1
Cinnamon Whiskey
Fireball
225 g

200 mL bottle approx 1/3 full

Misc.

0.3 kg
1
Compass
Suunto MCB
$29
36 g

Pocket model w/ sighting mirror, signal whistle

1
First Aid Kit
DIY
266 g

Stored in pack inner pocket. Bandages, steri-strips, gloves, KT tape, meds

Trip Details

Season

Summer

Duration

2 Days

Temperature Range

15-28C

Breakdown

Clothing
2.19 kg
Shelter
1.80 kg
Pack
1.23 kg
Sleep System
1.09 kg
Consumables
1.06 kg
Toiletries
0.65 kg
Cookware
0.59 kg
Electronics
0.32 kg
Misc.
0.30 kg
Water System
0.14 kg
Base Weight
7.26 kg
Worn
1.05 kg
Consumable
1.06 kg
Total
9.37 kg