What’s in my bag ?

Some of you have asked so here it is…

A list of some of the gear I take on my photographic/hiking adventures.

*– not necessarily all on the same trip, depends on the hike’s specific needs.

  • Merrill Boots
  • Camera Gear
    • Canon 70D & Extra Battery
    • Canon 10-18mm wide angle lens
    • * Sigma 18-250mm zoom lens
    • * Sigma 150-600mm zoom lens
    • * Canon GPS Module
    • Manfroto BeFree graphite tripod
    • * Kamerar QV-1 LCD View Finder
    • Vortex Media Pro Storm Camera/Lens Rain Jacket
    • * Camera &/or Tripod carry strap
    • PoD Camera belt mount/support
    • * GoPro 4 Black & Extra Battery
    • * GoPro 3 axis gimble & rods & Extra Batteries
  • Modified 5.11 Tactical Rush 12 Backpack with added REI hip belt, or, MindShift rotation180° Horizon Camera Backpack
  • Sea to Summit Backpack Rain Cover
  • CamelBack Crux water bladder w/insulated hose 70oz
  • MSR Trailshot water filter
  • Custom Lite First-Aid kit
  • Black Diamond hiking sticks
  • Outdoor Research Hat/Cap
  • Deet & Picardin bug spray (Deet for legs/shoes – Picardin everywhere else *wont damage plastics or camera gear)
  • Sea to Summit Mosquito Head Net w/Insect Shield
  • Write in Rain 3×5 notebook & pen
  • Anker PowerCore 10000 w/Quick Charge 3.0, 10000mAh Power Pack & USB Cable
  • OTG Adapter (for transfering photos from Canon EOS-70D to Phone)
  • Snack’s (for short & long trips)
  • GU (Chocolate Outrage is the best)
  • * Cooking Gear & Food (If out longer & need more than a snack)
    • Titanium 16oz cup & Cover
    • Mountain House freeze dried (varies)
    • Separate Nalgene water container & water for meal
    • MSR Pocket Rocket stove
    • Isobutane fuel
    • Bic lighter
    • Long handle titanium spoon
  • Compass /  Topo map specific for area
  • Whistle
  • Fire steel
  • Small pen sized AA flashlight
  • Headlamp (18650)
  • Columbia Rain Shell Jacket w/Hood
  • North Face hiking zip-off pants
  • UnderArmour,Columbia,NorthFace Long or Short sleeve wicking shirt
  • * North Face Thermoball Jacket
  • * Columbia Thermal Gloves/Hat
  • Wet Ones
  • Ziplock bag(s) for trash carry out
  • Pocket knife
  • * SOG Knife
  • Cell Phone
  • * Garmin GPS w/US Topographic maps pre-loaded (depends on how remote the hike)
  • * Bear Spray (depends on location)