Te Araroa – Gear

I was almost certain that all I would need to buy for this trip would be a lightweight single person tent, however between the Royal Mail losing my sleeping bag, reading some safety advice and internet induced weight paranoia, I have ended up acquiring quite a lot of new kit. Whether or not the marginal weight saving are worth it are still to be seen, but below is my current gear list, with a base weight around 10kg:

Equipment Quantity
Granite Gear 60l Rucksack 1
Tera Nova Laser Competition 1 Tent 1
Rab Nuetrino Endurance 400 Sleeping Bag XL 1
Rab Silk Sleeping bag liner 1
Thermarest Ultralight Mat 1
Tyvek Ground Sheet 1
MSR Pocket Rocket Stove 1
MSR Pan 1.5l 1
Spork 1
Swiss Army Knife 1
Sawyer Mini Filter + Cleaning Kit 1
Anker Power Pack 10000 mAh 1
McMurdo Fast Find 220 PLB 1
Dry Bags 3
Flint 1
Headtorch 1
First Aid Kit + Antihistamines+ Tape 1
Mosquito Net 1
Trowel 1
Water Bottle 1l 1
Waterproof Phone Cover 1
Kindle 1
Olympus Tough Camera 1
Hat 1
Gloves 1
Buff 1
Cap 1
Short Sleeve Merino T- Shirt 1
Long Sleeve Merino T-Shirt 1
Prana Shorts 1
Rab Merino Leggings 1
Montaine Waterproof Pants 1
Rab Latok Alpine Waterproof Jacket 1
Rab Alpine Lite Vapour Rise 1
Montain Hi-q lux synthetic jacket 1
Merino Socks 2
Asics Trail Shoes 1
Sunglasses 1

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