This is my first backpacking gear list spreadsheet. Were those trumpets I just heard in the background?
Indeed, despite having always had a reasonable idea of the combined weight of my gear, this is the first time I’ve ever actually listed every item with accompanying weights and come up with an exact total.
I drew the “anal retentive” line at individually measuring all the items in my first aid/hygiene kit……………..a semi-heartfelt apology to my “gram weenie” readers, who were on the edge of their seats wondering what the weight of my bog roll and dental floss came to. Ultralight backpacking is indeed a slippery slope.