Gear: Our Shelter + Cooking/Hydration System

Dan & Chantal’s GEAR LIST & TOTAL COST on LighterPack: View the full breakdown of all our gear by clicking here –>> Dan’s Full List AND Chantal’s Full List. Shelter System: MSR Mutha Hubba NX – 3 Person, 3 Season Tent / Paid $509CAD down from $679CAD. Our Tent Specs Here Shared Cooking/Food System: Gear Type: Combined Cook…

Gear: Our Comfort + Sleep System

At the moment, we only purchased something for Chantal and I need to find something for myself. Still doing research but the quilts below would be the best fit for the trail. The price hurts. We have to do research to see if we can find great lightweight dependable products in Canada and save on…

Gear: Electronics + Navigation + Documenting

Navigation & Safety: Garmin InReach Mini (Shared) (Purchased) To share between us (more information & specs) We will use this mostly for messages using Satellite to message family + friends to give them updates when we have no cell reception / message, other hikers, to keep in touch with plans and conditions / emergency SOS…

Gear: Dan’s Clothing – Base + Outer Layer

Above The Shoulders: Hat (Warmth): Beanie Cap (Sun): Undecided / Maybe my Patagonia Trucker Style Cap w/ Added Canadian Flag Sewn Patch Sun UV Protection (Neck/Head)) Buff: Buff Original w/Banff Festival scene Cold/Wind Head Protection: Nike ACG Balaclava Sunglasses (UV/Wind): Purchased: Smith Optics Bandana (Multi-purpose) Mid Section: Jacket Wind/Rain Outer Shell: Outdoor Research Helium II…

Gear: Chantal’s Clothes – Base + Outer Layer

Above The Shoulders: Sunglasses: Not Purchased UV Buff: Purchased / Black UV ($27CAD) Hat: Outdoor Research Sun Bucket Hat ($21) Warm Hat: Beanie (Own) Mid Section: Jacket: (Rain & Wind): Rab Kinetic Plus Wind Rain Shell ($141CAD / Reg $299CAD) Jacket: (Warmth-Down): Mammut Broad Peak IN Hoody Down Jacket ($258CAD / Reg: 370CAD) Base Layer…

Hygiene/Bathroom/First Aid

UST U-Dig-It 7075-T6 Aluminum Light Duty Shovel Picked up one for each of us. Leave no trace… or hide your evidence. $7CAD. Compact, ultra-lightweight hand shovel for camping, backpacking, hunting, and all your outdoor excursions Made of durable 7075-t6 aluminum Includes carabiner to attach shovel to your gear, belt, or bag Weighs 0.64 ounces; measures…

Our Individual Pack + Storage System’s

Dan’s Set-Up: Backpack: Not purchased. Considering Osprey but there are so many backpacks. Will get sized. Backpack rain cover: Undecided if will purchase. Garbage bag works too 😉 Pack Shoulder Pouch: Maybe ZPacks but wish it was cheaper. Still researching. Additional Pack Shoulder Bottle Holder: Undecided / Thinking about ZPacks Fanny Pack: Purchased (Below) North…

Chantal’s Mountain Hardware Phantom 0F/-18C Sleeping Bag

Picked up this bag from Altitude Sports for $539CAD down from $800CAD for Chantal to keep her warm in the mountains. Excellent lightweight bag at only 2 pounds and packs down super small. Excellent bag for her. Phantom™ 0F/-18C Sleeping Bag $ 800.00 CAD Color: Alpine Red / Regular Size One down bag to rule them…

Garmin InReach Mini / GPS / SOS / Satellite Messenger

Paid $329CAD down from $449CAD. It’s a must for any hiker in the backcountry with an SOS button if an accident happens. Using satellite, you are always in touch with emergency responders. You can also use it to communicate with other hikers and also send messages to people back home. Right now, we don’t think…