Today I took my lightweight overnight kit to see how comfortable the weight is and to put a post together.
This kit is not complete as I need to add a bivy but the one I would like is currently out of stock. There is room in the pack for the bivy and space left for some clothing and more water.
The Kit is carried in a 35L Berghaus Munro - 1KG
Contents of the top pocket: Meths, Evernew titanium stove with trivet, titanium spork, Petzl Zipka headlight and first aid kit.
Contents of the pack:
Multimat adventure - 475g
Alpkit Rig 7 Tarp - 514g
Cordage and tent pegs
Platypus water bottle with 1.5L of water
500ml ClipLock tub with cosy
MSR Titan Kettle
This kit in total weighed 5.4 KGs. The bivy will add an extra 525 grams and for an over nighter I may add an extra liter of water so my full weight will come in at under 7KGS.
Food and coffee I store in the pot seen here with the cosy.
My cooking set up is very simple. The MSR Titan is only used for boiling water so always stays clean. When the plastic pot is used I add a little hot water, shake it and its clean again.
Fruit and nut porridge
Coffee after the porridge
The Alpki Rig 7 tarp, great tarp and packs so small!
Some beautiful views where I hiked and the pack was comfortable to carry. When thinking of going lightweight I was skeptical because I thought would have to compromise comfort but I couldn't be more wrong! Much more comfortable when hiking and all it requires is a little more money on times, a little more research and planning.
Thank you for reading.