Dave "Lucky" Brunstein's Ultralight Backpacking Gear List

Brand Ambassador Inspirations + Gear Lists
Aug 20, 2014

Trail Ambassador Dave Brunstein

Trail Ambassador Dave Brunstein

Category Gear Selection Weight (oz) Details
Packing Gossamer Gear Kumo Superlight Backpack 15.5 No hipbelt or sternum strap, includes sitpad.
Large Trash Bag 2.6 Waterproof liner, tie off with rubber band
Zpacks Blast Food Bad 1.5 Cuben Fiber roll top
OPSack 1.2 Smellproof and leaKproof food bag liner
Zpacks Cuben Fiber Stuff Sack 0.8 Waterproof ditty bag for multiple small items
Sleeping Te-wa Quilt 17.0 Custom, rated for 45 degrees
Thinlight Insulation Pad 3.1
1/8" Insulation and protects Air Beam
Gossamer Gear Air Beam Sleeper (M) 9.4 Use sitpad for feet.
Shelter Zpacks Tarp 8.1 Cuben Fiber 8.5' X 10'
Stakes 1.2 8 titanium 6"
Gossamer Gear Polycryo Ground Cloth 1,6 40"x96"
Packed Clothing Berghaus VapourLight Smock 4.6 Rain jacket XXL, no rain pants
REI Gloves 1.4 Fleece gloves
Montbell U.L Down Jacket 7.6 XL
DryMax Hyper Thin Socks 0.8 1 pair ankle length
REI Balaclava 1.5
Pants Legs 3.4 Columbia zip-off pants
Hydration Platypus 3L Hoser 4.2 3L with Sawyer inline adapter
Playpus 3L Reservoir 1.8 Extra 3L container
Sawyer Squeeze Mini 3.0 Water filter & 2 liter bladder
Cooking Bios # 5 Alcohol Stove 1.2
Titanium Wind Screen 0.7 4" tall
Titanium Cookpot 2.3 0.9L, aluminum foil lid
Pot Cozy 0.7 Homemade
Stuff sack 0.1 Cuben Fiber
Fuel Bottle 0.4 Old water bottle
Alcohol Gel 0.7
Bic Lighter 0.4 Mini
Waterproof Matches 0.4
Spoon 0.3 Titanium, short
Small Essentials Victorinox Swiss Army Classic 0.7
Repair Kit 2.6
First Aid Kit 2.0
Eye Glasses & Case 2.6
Bandana 0.5 Washcloth
Compass 1.0
Petzel Tikka Headlamp 2.6
Sun Block 0.9
Bathroom Kit 1.9 TP, toothbrush, soap, etc.
Note Pad & Pencil 0.2
Map 1.0
DEET 1.0
Total base weight (oz) (not including worn items or consumables) 112.9
Total base weight (lb) (not including worn items or consumables) 7.06

This gear list was contributed by Trail Ambassador Dave "Lucky" Brunstein who leads about 20 hikes per year for the Arizona based Backpacking, Canyoneering, and Hiking Club (BCH).