The Gear List

What to bring. A massive challenge is to pack the most basic essentials to survive on the river for 3+ months and still make it all fit in a kayak. This is an ever-evolving list, but here is where it stands 83 days out from the start of the trip:

paddling
boat
seat
rudder kit
paddle
back up paddle
PFD
portage cart
straps/bungees
foam blocks
bilge pump
bail sponge + cup
spray skirt
hatch cover
camping
tent
pillow
sleep pad
sleeping bag
sleeping bag liner
tent footpring/tarp
camp chair
hammock
dry bags/gear bags
deck bag
small dry bag
medium dry bag
large dry bag
cell phone case
backpack/stuff sack
food prep
camp stove
gas
lighter
matches
utensils
ziplocs
dishes
cup/mug
foil
olive oil?
salt/pepper/spices
food
TBD
hydration
5 gal tank
soft canteens
nalgene
life straw/bottle
collapsible bucket
clothing/footwear
Hoka sandal
flip flops
communication
cell phone
garmin inreach explorer+
camera/tech
waterproof camera
bluetooth speaker
rechargeable battery brick
13w solar panel
power cords
ipod?
tablet?
bluetooth keyboard
miscellaneous
PFD knife
leatherman
hunting knife
hatchet?
shovel
para cord
elastic para cord
rope
head light
flashlight
batteries
gorilla tape
epoxy/patch kit
fire starter
binoculars
sunglasses
needle/thread?
fishing gear, hooks, bait
whistle
hygiene
toothbrush/paste
first aid kit
multi-vitamins
towel
rag
soap
anti-bacterial
wet wipes (BD)
snus
solid waste bags
floss
A&D cream
tinactin
sunblock
bug spray
laundry detergent
moleskin/KT tape
essential oils/deep blue
books/maps
L&C journal
personal journal
pens/pencil
The Complete Paddler

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