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Hiking and Camping Gear List

Bags (in alphabetical order)
Backpacks Karrimor Cougar 50-75ltr L Durable and comfortable
Doite Aspen 70ltr Uncomfortable, not enough padding, difficult to adjust, straps slip continualy and have to be re-tightened. Generaly awful. No wonder they only sell these things in Chile.
Sleeping bag compression sack Jack Wolfskin Medium For Sierra Designs sleeping bag
Sleeping mat bag Sea to Summit L For thermarest
Waterproof bag Ocean Pack 10 L x2 Night bags
20 L Book bag
30 L Electronic gear
40 L Clothes
OR Size 5 For sleeping bag
Sea to Summit XXL For carrying food
For sleeping bag
Camping equipment (in alphabetical order)
Ground sheet Unknown Emergency blanket Thermal blanket, large enough for base of tent
Sleeping bag Mountain Equipment Firewalker II std LZ Toasty warm, but not to -7°C like it says
Sierra Designs Unknown ladies model Wider at the hips
Sleeping bag Liners Snugpak Pertex Liner Not wider at the hips
Sleeping pad Thermarest Guidelite full length Thermarest patch successfully fixed a tiny hole
Old original with metal valve Still working fine
Tent The North Face Roadrunner 2 Free standing and inner portion mostly netting
Clothing (in alphabetical order)
Balaclava --------- --------- 100% polyamide
Boots Calgary --------- Bought at French market for 12 Euros
Scarpa GTX Never had any blisters wearing these, very comfortable and the Goretex keeps the water out well
Bras x3 --------- --------- 3 sports bras
Fleece --------- --------- Doubles as a pillow
--------- --------- Extra warm ( Dana wears two )
Montagne --------- Doubles as a pillow
Fleece neck warmer x3 Montagne --------- With tie to make into hat
Flip Flops --------- --------- Useful for trail bathing and airing feet
Gaiters Mountain Designs Large, knee high Rip stop nylon, showing some wear after 3 months of continual use
OR Medium, knee high Velcro pulled away from side with 3 months continual use
Gloves --------- --------- Leather and fleece
--------- --------- Wool
--------- --------- Thermal liners
Kokatat Pogies Waterproof shell with Velcro closures so hands can hold sticks while still being covered by a wind and water resistant layer.
Hair Scrunchy --------- ---------  
Hat - Warm --------- --------- Polar fleece
Hat - Sun Kiwi original Kangaroo Kangaroo leather - incredibly durable, waterproof, and foldable
SolarEclipse --------- Daft looking practical hat
Trousers/Pants Fastnet Zip off to shorts 100% Polyamide, ripped to shreds in a bamboo patch :(
--------- --------- Windbreak trousers with zippered bottom for boot access
Rain Jackets Macpac Hollyford Also acts as extra blanket in cold areas
Marmot 3 ply Goretex
Rain Trousers Gelert --------- Nylon with breathable coating, with zip over boot feature
Sandals Teva --------- River crossings, easy bathing and feet drying at lunch and night
Sarong --------- --------- Town clothes and doubles as a sheet and bathrobe
Shirt, Black --------- --------- Town clothes
Shirts, Sun x2 Montagne --------- 100% Polyamide, sleeves roll up, vented, fast drying, lots of pockets, fine weave for UV protection
Shorts Kechika --------- Amazing, lasted 2 years of hard wear so far, they look new and were bought second hand
Silk shirt REI 100% silk Very warm, very light
Small umbrella --------- --------- Allows photos to be taken in the rain
Socks - standard Various Various All 0% cotton
Socks - waterproof Porelle Drys Prefer Sealskin brand but couldn't find them for sale in England
Spare shoe laces --------- --------- Gaiters have laces that ride under the heal of the boot and also a sharp metal clip that cuts through boot laces.
Thermal leggings --------- --------- One pair each
Towels Cascade Designs Pack towel Fast drying, a real luxury after each nightly cold shower
T-shirts x3 --------- --------- Cotton night shirts (to protect sleeping bag) and town wear
Underwear --------- --------- 3 pairs
Vietnamese face mask --------- --------- Covering/preventing sun/wind burn
Electronic (in alphabetical order)
Batteries Uniross 2100 mAh Ni-MH Long lasting rechageables
Olympus CR-V3 lithium Temperature resistant, long life
Battery Charger POWERhaus Rapid charger (PC-81-1) Not light, but it is fast and has battery-full detector - charges AA's and AAA's
Binoculars Tasco 8x21 Cheap and nasty
Camera Equipment Olympus 5050z Digital camera Small, light, takes great photos
E-10 Digital camera Low end professional
ChipsCompact Flash, XD, Smart media 
Lens cleaning set--------- 
Headlamps x2PetzlTikkaGood, batteries last forever, but the switch can be difficult to operate
Plug converter---------Currently does Australia/Argentina to France/Chile 
Maps and books (in alphabetical order)
Dictionary Langenscheidt Pocket dictionary, spanish ISBN: 1-58573-055-6, extremely useful, can even translate with it
Journal --------- --------- Yearly
Maps See walk sections for details As needed
Phrasebook Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish phrasebook ISBN: 0-86442-558-9, grammar and general info
Other (in alphabetical order)
Bucket REI Folding bucket Pumping water, washing dishes, clothes, etc.
Bug head net OR Spring ring headnet Elastic for neck, requires hat to be worn
Comb & scissors --------- --------- For cutting hair
Compass --------- ---------  
Lip balm Chapstick, Labello, Blistex ---------  
Med kit Follow the link for the list of contents
Rip stop nylon tape --------- --------- For repairing everything rip-stop nylon (most of our gear)
Sewing Kit --------- --------- Needles and various colour threads
Small denomination foreign coins Australia, New Zealand, Europe, GB, Thailand,USA various Presents for kids en-route
Sunglasses --------- ---------  
Sunscreen --------- ---------  
Towels --------- --------- Fast drying, wringing fabric
Washing up liquid Nettoyeur Campsuds Useful in case of disasters, and salt water, not used very often
Washing up sponge --------- ---------  
Watch --------- ---------  
Water bottles Mineral water bottles 2 x 2 L, 2 x1½ L Easy to replace and cheap
Nalgene 1 L Very solid
Water filter SweetWater Guardian Microfilter Fast, effective, syphonable, just a pleasure to use and own!
Water purification Potable aqua --------- Pills, tastes awful
SweetWater Viral stop Chlorine Solution
ZipLock bags ZipLock and Tesco various Extremely useful
Toiletries (in alphabetical order)
ContainerTupperware, stores the soap
LoofaFor healthy feet and easy remote bathing
Nail clippers 
Toothbrush x2