View Single Post
Old 11-24-15, 04:28 AM
  #17  
staehpj1 
Senior Member
 
staehpj1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 9,426
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 244 Post(s)
Liked 21 Times in 18 Posts
Originally Posted by Happy Feet View Post
and I'm honest about how much food and water weighs.
And the rest of us are all lying about it?

I figure that if you start including food and water the whole notion of comparing gear weights becomes meaningless. Consumables are too variable day to day or even hour to hour. On a longish tour there may be a day here or there where I need to carry more than 24 hours worth of water and most days I never have more than two regular sized water bottles and one of the winds up empty much of the day.

Food weight is similarly variable, but not quite to the same extreme.
__________________
Check out my profile, articles, and trip journals at:
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/staehpj1
staehpj1 is offline