Winter Sierra Gear List ~ 2016

In a recent post on Backpackinglight someone asked if it was possible to stay safe, warm, dry and well fed in the winter while keeping an Ultralight base weight (10 lbs or less). 

Fortunately the answer is yes! 

Check out my latest gear list from a recent 4 day snowshoeing trip. I stayed warm and even over-slept down to 10 F using the gear below. 

Let the gram gods rejoice.


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  2. Great write up - sounds like an awesome trip. What kind of boots did you use?

    1. Thanks Schuyler. No boots for this trip, I was wearing Altra Olympus trail runners with gortex socks.