Packing list: 8-day, 90k hike along the entire length of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, Killarney Provincial Park

Here is a complete list of what my friend Cheryl and I packed for an 8-day, 90k hike along the full length of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail at Killarney Provincial Park, and notes on things we did not use.

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My trusty bag.

Clothing (including what I was wearing):

  • 2 bras
  • 3 pairs underwear
  • 5 pairs socks
  • 1 pair zip-off pants
  • 2 t-shirts
  • 1 long sleeved shirt
  • 1 fleece sweater
  • 1 rain coat
  • 1 rain pants
  • 1 winter hat
  • 1 fleece gloves
  • 1 long johns top and bottom
  • 1 pair hiking boots
  • 1 pair sandals
  • 1 wide brimmed hat
  • 1 bug jacket (not used)
  • compression bag for clothes/pillow
  • sunglasses
  • quick dry towel
  • toiletries

Kitchen:

  • 2 bowls
  • 2 spoons
  • 1 dishcloth
  • 1 six cup pot and lid
  • 1 pot lid lifter
  • dish soap
  • pancake flipper
  • parchment paper
  • a few coffee filters if needed for water filtering (not used)
  • 1 insulated mug
  • 1 nalgene bottle (400 ml)
  • 2 large ziplocs marked with a line at 2L for treating water
  • water treatment drops
  • 2 water bladders (2 L size)
  • MSR Dragonfly stove
  • MSR Dragonfly stove servicing kit
  • Outback oven tea cosy
  • Outback oven scorch protector
  • Matches (several boxes)
  • 700 ml white fuel split between 2 bottles of 325 ml (one filled up, one filled to the maximum fill line)
  • 1 Swiss army knife
  • 1 pocket knife (not used)
  • 1 bear bag with bell on it (waterproof bag)
  • 1 bear bag without bell on it (waterproof bag) (not used)
  • rope for hanging bear bag
  • homemade tarp plus thin lightweight rope
  • food!

Sleeping: 

  • 1 Sierra Designs Zilla 2 tent
  • 1 MEC Perseus -7 sleeping bag
  • 1 North Face -7 sleeping bag
  • 1 silk liner
  • 1 fleece liner
  • 2 thermarests 3/4 length
  • 2 compression bags for sleeping bags
  • 2 bags for thermarests
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Our tent/shelter setup.

Miscellaneous: 

  • 2 headlamps with extra batteries
  • 1 bear spray (not used)
  • 1 bug spray (not used)
  • 1 sunblock
  • 2 cameras with extra batteries
  • 1 camera tripod
  • 1 Jeffsmap
  • 1 compass (not used)
  • 1 GPS with extra batteries
  • 2 cell phones
  • 1 ResQLink emergency beacon (not used)
  • 2 driver’s licences, credit cards and money
  • 1 emergency kit (Gorilla tape, buckles, dental floss, notepad and pencil, matches, mini bungees, emergency blanket, firestarting materials, needle and thread, benadryl)
  • 1 first aid kit (miscellaneous bandaids, gauze, tape, compression wrap)
  • hiking poles
  • pen
  • trail description
  • 6 rolls toilet paper (used 5 1/2)
  • 2 backpack rain covers
  • 2 whistles
  • 1 lightweight saw (not used)
  • 1 vehicle key!
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Emergency kit.

Cheryl and I discussed everything we brought, and decided that we wouldn’t leave anything behind next time!

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2 Responses to Packing list: 8-day, 90k hike along the entire length of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, Killarney Provincial Park

  1. I noticed that you show bug spray not used but beside bear spray you don’t say not used . How close were mama and baby bear

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