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Pat with pack

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Halp....TOO MUCH STUFF.
Packing list for the three of us:

TECHNICAL GEAR
3 Helmet 345g each
3 Alpine Harness 375g each
3 Ice Axes 415g each
4 Head lamps 76g each
Extra headlamp batteries 30g each
9 Water bottles 158g each
Carabiners (15 locking + 6 non-locking) 56g each
Accessory cord: 2@4m x5-6mm, 1@1mx5mm 128g
12 slings (1x double-length, 2x single) 360g
3 belay device 50g each
3 pairs of boots approx 1900g each
3 pairs gaiters 252g each
3 pairs crampons 1200g each
3 pulleys 50g each

NON TECHNICAL GEAR
3 pairs goggles 120g each
socks, approx 3 pairs per person 50g each
long underwear, top, 1 per person 100g
long underwear bottom, 1 per person 100g
fleece, 1 per person 400g
snow pants pants, 1 pair per person 200g
rain pants. 1 pair per person 300g
short sleeve top 100g
shell jacket, 1 person 400g
laminated fleece top, 1 per person 600g
handwarmers
balaclava, hats
scarves
bandannas
sunglasses
3 glove system: liner, fleece, overmitt 500g each
3 sets of poles 566g each
3 sleeping bags 1110g each
6 foamies (!!) 800g each
3 backpacks 2400g each
2 space blanket 50g
bowl, spoon, cup 100g
sunblock, lip balm, bug spray 50g
toothbrush
knife/leatherman 50g
camera 200g
compass 50g
plastic bags 50g
matches, candles, lighter 50g
whistle 20g
climbing permits

GROUP GEAR
altimeter 50g
radio 200g
gps 150g
4 ice screws 200g each
4 ice pickets 550g each
tent 5000g
2 stoves 240g each
fuel 1800g
pot 300g
first aid kit 400g
water purification
maps
1 shovel 800g
60m rope 4000g
food (of which there was too much)
duct tape 200g
50 wands 700g
avy probe 300g
3 rolls toilet paper 100g
2 pee bottle 50g
30' .75" webbing
2 cell phones