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Ultralight Done Right: Pack This…Not That

Leave this gear on the bedroom floor.

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CUT LIST

The cheapest way to lighten up is to leave gear behind. Drop these items–rankedby expendability– starting from the top, until you reach your target load (average weights in pounds, ounces.).

1. Binocs (0,15)

2. Camp chair (0,8)

3. Trowel (0,2)

4. iPod (0,5)

5. Deck of cards (0,3)

6. Deodorant (0,3)

7. Camp shoes (0,10)

8. Pillow (0,4)

9. Wine (1,10)

10. Stove, mug cookware–time to join the raw-food craze (1,0)

11. Tent (4,0)

12. Camera (0,9)

13. TP–that’s what leaves are for (0,1)

14. Toothpaste/toothbrush (0,1)

15. Sleeping pad–what, you’re getting soft? (1,10)

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