Len's winter gear list

This is what Len will be taking with him on his winter / wet trips. You may not need everything on this list if you are going on a tour with him, but if you're going alone you may need some more. Use this list and modify it to your own needs.

Wearing on the plane

  1. Walking boots / solid wet weather shoes (Scarpa - Gortex lined)
  2. Warm heavy weight jeans (Ron Williams)
  3. Dress shirt
  4. Woolen t-shirt / thermal top (Icebreaker & Macpac)
  5. Wind stopper jacket (Macpac)
  6. Down or insulated coat (Macpac)
  7. Socks & underwear (Icebreaker)

Carry on luggage

  1. Wallet
  2. Air ticket
  3. Camera + spare camera
  4. Lenses
  5. Lap top with Lightroom installed (photoshop & silver efx)
  6. Hard drive 1
  7. Tablet computer (ipad)
  8. Note book & pen
  9. Phone (Samsung Note II)
  10. Reading glasses (Ray Ban)
  11. Sun glasses (Oakley)
  12. Medications (all likely and regularly used medications that I personally use)
  13. Film
  14. Reading material

Hiking day pack

  1. Rain jacket - Gortex or equivalent 3/4 length for wet conditions (replaced with ultra light one for dry trips) (Macpac)
  2. Over pants - waterproof over pants (Mountain Research)
  3. Warm jacket - polarplus or insulated thermal (Outdoor research)
  4. Warm hat - polarplus or woollen
  5. Warm gloves - thick ones - polarplus or woollen
  6. Warm gloves - thin fingerless ones - polypropylene or silk
  7. Scarf - polarplus / fleece or woollen
  8. Sun hat
  9. First aid kit
  10. PLB - Personal location beacon
  11. Map, compass & GPS
  12. Sunglasses
  13. Sunscreen
  14. Lip balm
  15. Insect repellent
  16. Insulation mat
  17. Ultra light emergency shelter / weather protection (Cuban fibre ultra light tarp & bivi bag)
  18. Water bottle or bladder (Platypus 2 litre)
  19. One cup thermos
  20. Ultra light weight carbon fibre walking pole
  21. Comfortable day pack (Summit Gear)
  22. Waterproof lining - silnylon dry bags

note: many items in my pack I carry because I am looking after the safety of other people

 

Camera bag

  1. F stop Loka camera back pack
  2. Pea less emergency whistle (Len will supply)
  3. Ultra light head torch (Black Diamond)
  4. Camera
  5. Lenses
  6. Spare memory
  7. Neutral density filters
  8. Polarising filter
  9. Spare batteries
  10. Lens cleaners (tissues, cleaning fluid & micro fiber cloth)
  11. Cable release or remote control for camera
  12. Lens shades
  13. Reading glasses
  14. Camera manual
  15. Camera bag to put it all in
  16. Light weight umbrella

Luggage

  1. Duffel bag or suitcase or back pack (Summit Gear)
  2. Tripod in tripod bag (quick release & plates on cameras)
  3. Battery chargers for camera
  4. Power cord for laptop
  5. Charger for tablet
  6. 2nd hard drive and cables
  7. Card reader (if not included in lap top)
  8. Laptop to tv cable
  9. Light weight dress or dry shoes
  10. Socks - woollen & nylon blend hiking socks (1 pair per day)
  11. Underwear - woollen / thermal / Lycra
  12. Warm travel / outdoor pants - Windstopper or Softshell (Mountain Research)
  13. Travel / outdoor pants (Mountain Equipment)
  14. Thermal long johns / wool or polypropylene (Icebreaker)
  15. Woollen / thermal short sleeve and long sleeve tops (Icebreaker)
  16. Woollen shirts (Icebreaker & Macpac)
  17. Travel dress shirts
  18. Toiletries - toothbrush, hair brush, tooth paste, etc.
  19. Pyjamas / night clothes
  20. Back support

Digital camera specifics

  1. Canon 5D SR
  2. Zeiss 50mm f2.0 Marko Planar Lens
  3. Olympus OMD EM-1
  4. 7.5mm f3.5 Samyung lens (15mm equivalent)
  5. 14mm f2.5 Panasonic lens (28mm equivalent)
  6. 25 mm f0.95 Voitlander lens (50mm equivalent)
  7. 45mm f1.8 Olympus lens (90mm equivalent)
  8. 60mm f2.8 Olympus macro lens (120mm equivalent)
  9. 75mm f1.8 Olympus telephoto lens (150mm equivalent)
  10. Olympus spare batteries for OMD
  11. 32 & 16 gb Scan disk Extreme Pro memory cards
  12. Olympus OM-D EM-5 body as spare camera
  13. Olympus battery charger for OMD
  14. BW circular polariser
  15. BW 10 stop neutral density filter
  16. BW 3 stop neutral density filter
  17. Kodak lens tissues
  18. Lens cleaning fluid
  19. Micro fiber lens cloths
  20. 2 x Lacie rugged external hard drives
  21. Macbook pro 13" retina display notebook
  22. Macbook pro power cable
  23. Ipad
  24. Ipad power cable

 Film camera specifics

  1. Razzle 900 DF 4 x5 camera
  2. Fujinon W 5f.6 150mm lens
  3. Linhof technica III
  4. Fujinon A 180mm f 5.6 lens
  5. Changing bag - Harrison pulp tent
  6. 4 x5 dark slides (lots)
  7. Spare film boxes
  8. Pentax digital spot meter
  9. Goosen Digisix incident light meter
  10. Film 4 x 5 sheets: HP5, Delta 100, Porta 400, Velvia 100
  11. Film notes / reciprocity information 
  12. Bellow extension calculator
  13. Spare batteries for both light meters

Tripod and camera supports

  1. Really right stuff camera plates & L plates for all cameras
  2. Gitzo carbon fiber tripod series 3
  3. Linhof ball head Provi II
  4. Gitzo carbon fiber tripod series 1
  5. Linhof ball head I

Camera repair kit

  1. Filter wrenches
  2. Tweezers
  3. Magnifying glass
  4. Tape
  5. Sensor cleaning kit
  6. Screw drivers
  7. Pliers
  8. File / metal saw
  9. Lens cleaning supplies
  10. Giottos pocket rocket

First aid kit

  1. Bandages
  2. Splints
  3. Dressings - non stick and absorbent
  4. Tape
  5. Antiseptic
  6. Calendula cream
  7. Arnica ointment
  8. Tweezers
  9. Scissors
  10. Band aids
  11. Saline solution
  12. Thermometer
  13. Tampons & pads
  14. Panadol
  15. Ifobrofen
  16. Imodium
  17. Mylanta
  18. Antihistamines
  19. Gastrolight
  20. Aspro clear
  21. Mylanta
  22. Glycogen
  23. Laxative
  24. Codral
  25. Gastro pain relief - donnatab
  26. Gastro stop
  27. Kwells
  28. Ventolin
  29. Strepsils

Note: if you're anaphylactic then we require you bring two epi-pens.