First Aid, Hygiene, and Miscellaneous:

Gear That I Use

This list includes items in my first aid kit and items that don't fit in other categories.

Item Weight (oz.)
Gossamer Gear Thinlight foam pad 2.3
Toilet kit (includes Deuce of Spades trowel, hand sanitizer) 4.2
Gossamer Gear safety whistle .3
Mini pocket knife .5
Black Diamond Cosmo headlamp 2.9
REI medium camp towel 1.3
Neutrogena SheerZinc 50spf sunscreen (large tube for desert, smaller for other sections) 4.5
Bandana (spare) 1.5
Repair kit with spare batteries, DCF tape, duct tape, etc. 3.2
Sabre Pepper Gel for defense against attacking dogs 1.2
First aid kit with bandaids, bandages, anti-bacterial ointment, etc. 3.2
Odds-and-ends kit with earplugs, scissors, Q-tips, tweezers, etc. 3.5
Atwater Carey bug net 1.6

My descriptions of gear are not intended to be product endorsements. I have not been compensated for any product mentions, nor do I use affiliate links.


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