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Alan In AZ
3 years ago
4 months ago
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Philmont Junkie
Philmont Junkie

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Alan In AZ
Scouts, Cars, Hiking, Mountain Bike, Music

Scout History

Southampton England
None - too far away!

Scouter History

Committee various roles
All Scoutmaster Training, Haz Weather, Safe Swim, Safety Afloat, Climb On, Trek Safely, Wilderness First Aid & CPR
Brotherhood Member
Philmont Trek #9 in 2007
(at the time of Scoutings 100 year anniversary - carried Kudu Horn for the trip duration)
Philmont Trek #29 2011 (return of the Kudiu Horn)

My Gear List

Cabelas XPG 5000 - Love it (have modified it to create a true removable top pack and a mesh strap kit to use the largest removable side pocket as a hydration backpack). The only downside of the pack is that it is not very lightweight.

Integrated in XPG-5000 pack bottom
Mont-Bell Super Down Hugger Super Stretch System #1 (super warm bag), Slumberjack Tour Light (summer Backpacking bag)
Therm-a-Rest Prolite 4 (Womens - they are shorter but thicker - same weight)
REI Monarch (heavy Hikers) & Merrell Moab Ventilator (for hot AZ trails), Merrell Continuum low rise hikers (day hikes) - I used the Monarchs at Philmont - they suffered and are now hanging from the sign (blown out grommets and soles crumbling - just too old - not so comfortable either...)
Closed Toe Sandals - Outland ‘Equinox' River Sandals - these werer cheap & great.
REI Polypro Liners & various: Wigwam / Fox River / Thorlos
REI Zip Off ~nylon pants with lower leg & side zip
Underarmor Heat Gear Shirts, Terramar Boxers
Campmor Micro Fleece Pull Over with 1/4 Zip
Mont-Bell U.L.Down Jacket
Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat (love this)
Mountain Hardware fleece beanie (great)
Black Diamond micro-fleece gloves (great)
Pacific Trails Breathable Hooded Jacket & Rain Pants w/ side zip
Titanium Light my Fire Spork/Snow Peak spork (like/use both), Evernew Titanium cup (with homemade cozy), REI green plastic sectional plate
Platypus Big ZIP SL 3L with insulated tube & bite valve cover, Katadyn Hiker Pro (including H-M gravity conversion kit - like Katadyn Base Camp).
Nikon S7C, mini wrap tripod, spare batteries, spare mem card
Garmin Colorado 400t GPS, Silva Ranger T Compass, Motorola MR350R GMRS/FRS radios, Jetboil PCS/GCS, Primus Omnifuel Stove, MSR Pocket Rocket Stove, Petzl E+Light Headlamp, Eureka Tents: Solitaire (1), Apex2-XTA (2) Dominion (2), Camp Time Aluminum Roll-up Pack Stool, Therm-a-Rest: Lite Seat, Trekker Chair, Leatherman: Juice S2, Micra, Sea to Summit: wash line, wash bowl, mini pack towel, REI 'Hiker' hiking staff pole (round knob top).


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