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Yikes too much and too heavy!
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Hi everyone

i did another practise pack this time with the real things i’m taking.
Bag is PACKED to the max and HEAVY!! (i dont have scales but it must be 30KG – it’s too heavy for me to carry basically.

I’m going for just under 2 months, to Eastern Europe and cold Russia. I’m leave in 6 days. I’m 6’2" and not in hiking shape Smile

This is what i’m carrying (including on me and in my pockets), please send your suggestions to lighten/reduce the load:

("DP:" means ill keep it in my Day Pack)

Clothes
5 Shirts/tshirts
2 long sleeve shirts (one mainly for going out at night, one mainly for day)
1 long sleeve sweatshirt
1 pair of long sleeve underware
1 pairs of swimmers
1 Pairs of jeans
1 pair cotton pants
warm gloves
Underwear (5 pairs)
Socks (5 pairs)
Singlet (4 pairs)
DP: waterproof jacket

Hiking shoes

Sleeping
Travel alarm clock (small)
Tent (heavest item)
Sleeping bag (light but still heavy item)
Sleeping mattress
Earplugs
DP: Inflatable neck supporter (small/light)

Books
DP: Guidebooks;
DP: Paperback novel

Important Items
Photocopies of my important documents.
DP: HI hostel card (maybe)
DP: Wallet, inc ATM card, Credit card
DP: Some local currency for the first few days
DP: Passports
DP: Visas
DP: Plane Tickets
DP: Rail Tickets
DP: Hidden money belt /neck pouch
DP: Internet passwords
DP: Health Insurance details

Other paper
DP: Photo from home
DP: Notebook
DP: Pen
Pen
DP: List of hostels & embassy’s to stay at
DP: Places to visit list
DP: Timetables
DP: Maps
DP: Biz cards
DP: Business brochures
DP: AA & UA FF cards

Misc.
Cable lock (1.5 meter)
Locks
DP: Mini torch
DP: Camera
DP: CD drivers for camera (backup)
Camera Charger
DP: Batteries
DP: Ipaq
DP: ipaq charger
DP: Phone & charger
DP: Headphones
DP: Voice recorders & tapes
Extension cord
DP: Swiss army knife
DP: Compass
DP: Mini Candle
DP: Lighter
DP: Safety pins
DP: Plastic bag*2
DP: Clothes pegs

DP: Duct tape ( Racing tape ) (small amount)
DP: Binoculars (small) – maybe item

Toiletries
Thin Towel
Tweezers (in swiss army knife)
Small packet of Moisturiser
Nail clippers
Hair comb
Small packet of Shampoo/Conditioner
Razor
Soap
Deodorant
Toothbrush/toothpaste
Dental floss
DP: Aspirins
Strong pain killers – in case of emergencies
Toilet paper
Sunscreen (small container)

Laundry
Small individual laundry packet

Thanks!!

S4S