Cooking and Water Filtration:

Gear That I Use

A liter of water weighs about two pounds. A day's quantity of food is roughly the same weight. These add up quickly on long hikes. For this reason, keeping cooking and water filtering/storage gear weight minimized can't be overlooked.

Items I currently use

Item Weight (oz.)
PocketRocket Deluxe stove with fuel cannister 15.80
Superior Wilderness Designs bear bag 1.80
Zpack rock sack .15
Bear bag rope with carabiner 3.40
Snow Peak titanium folding long-handle spoon  .80
Katadyn BeFree collapsible water filter bottle  2.30
Smartwater (or similar) water bottles (3) 4.20
Cnoc Vecto 2-liter water container 3.10
AntiGravityGear pouch cozy 1.50

Items I have used in the past

Item Weight (oz.)
Jetboil MicroMo Stove with fuel canister 20.80
BRS 3000T titanium stove 0.88
Sawyer Micro Squeeze water filter 1.90
Optimus Collapsible Long-handle Spoon  .65
Platypus Water Filter System (4 liters)  13.45
Platypus 1 liter Bottle (2) 2.80

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