Equipment list

The full list of what we pack at the start of our expedition:

Joint possessions

Tent

MSR Hubba Hubba V6 (1.9 kg)

Walking in France: Jenny's total load in 2010

Jenny's total load in 2010

Utensils

2 bowls
2 spoons
Muesli bag (with muesli)
Powdered milk
Powdered milk mixer (plastic jar)
2 one-litre water bottles
1 half-litre water bottle
1 pocket knife (with tin opener and corkscrew)
2 pegless washing lines with special extentions (worldwide patent held by Keith)

First aid etc.

Sun cream
Heel cream
Face cream
Strong headache pills
Sticking plaster
Scissors
Tweezers
Sewing kit

Extras

Cameras
Torch (tiny)
Suunto watch (with compass)
Pedometer
Home made Géoportail TOP 25 maps
Diary and pen
Passports
Tickets

Walking in France: Keith's total load in 2010

Keith's total load in 2010

Personal possessions

Packs

Jenny: Old Millet pack (1.0 kg)
Keith: Osprey Talon 33 (large) (0.85 kg)

Clothes

Clothes bag
1 pair pants with detachable legs
1 pair shorts
2 T-shirts
2 underpants
Handkerchief
Swimming costume
Sun hat
Walking shoes
Sandals
2 pairs socks
Lightweight plastic poncho
Warm top

Sleeping

Sleeping bags: Macpac Escapade 150 liners (480 gms each)
Mattresses: Thermarest Fortieth Anniversary (full length) self-inflating mattress (680 gms each)
Inflatable pillow (Keith only)

Toiletries

Toothbrush and paste
Soap and travel towel
Nail brush
Comb (Jenny only)

With our packs but without water, lunch food or the things we are wearing, this comes to less than 7 kg each. By contrast, on our first trip Jenny carried about 12 kg and Keith 14 kg.

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