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What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« on: April 20, 2018, 02:49:03 PM »
Lets roll with part 2 of this super awesome series of threads on whats in your elk pack.  What do you cats have in your elk pack for a sleep system?  For the purpose of these threads, lets assume were talking about pack in hunts.   

I carry the following: 

Tent Nemo Hornet 2 Person w/footprint
Bag VIAM Outdoors 10 degree quilt
Pad Klymit Insulated Static V
Pillow Klymit (cant remember the style/name)

Chair (if Im feeling energetic) Wildhorn Terralite
Cot (if Im feeling really energetic) Desert Walker Outdoor UL

I may end up packing in my Luxe Megahorn Tipi this year so hunting partner and I can camp/hunt in style (and have a bit more protection against the late September Idaho wilderness area weather).  Of course with the Tipi goes the Lite Outdoors Titanium stove.

Well, what's in your elk pack for a sleep system? 
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2018, 02:55:38 PM »
Seek outside cimmaron
Optional medium so stove
Sierra designs 12 deg dri down bag
Thermarest neoair xlite
7x3' plastic sheet
Clothes for pillow

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2018, 03:20:17 PM »
BA Mystic UL 15
BA Q-Core SLX
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium pillow
Kelty Gunnison 2 person tent (current), want BA Copper Hotel HV 2 person

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2018, 03:24:56 PM »
Kifaru mega tarp
LO stove if needed
Bearpaw cuben bivy
EE quilt
Xtherm pad
Big sky dream pillow
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2018, 07:45:37 PM »
Elk, deer Backcountry:
Kifaru Tut or by myself the Paratipi
OLite 18" stove
Sea2Summit 12 deg down bag non-mummy & inflatable pillow
Borah Gear bivy bag side zip
REI insulated tubular air pad
Helinox backpacking lite chair
Merino skull cap, warm wooly cushy sleep sox.
Tyvek ground cloth
sometimes: Thermarest ultra lite backpacking cot.
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2018, 08:09:24 PM »
Cheap 1" roll sleep pad.  Sunbirds sleeping bag to 40 degree.  Tent, tarp.  Protection from the boogeyman.  Flashlight.  Pack for pillow.  Should be good eh? 
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2018, 09:13:03 PM »
SO tipi and xl stove, montbell spiral stretch 0 degree, exp downmat7 pad. 

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2018, 10:32:45 PM »
Camofire tarp, or my old no name "two man" tent.  (That only one man fits in).  Wiggys bag and pad. 

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2018, 11:15:09 PM »
Tent: Golite Shangri-La 3 with nest and tyvek ground cloth.
Sleep pad: Thermorest neoair xlite.
Sleeping bag: Enlightened Equipment Convert 10 degree 850 down.
Pillow: klymit X Recon.


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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2018, 01:17:39 PM »
Hmm... so many options to list! Ha.
Sleeping bag: Mt Hardware 15 degree down bag
Sleeping pad: Exped Winterlite
Pillow: Sea to Summit inflatable (best 40 bux spent)
Shelter early season w/no bugs: jimmytarps Skyline tarp
Shelter early season with bugs/scorpions/snakes: Big Agnes Copper Spur U/L2
Shelter late season: SO Rediff with Outdoorlite XL stove
Tyvek ground sheet goes everywhere.

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2018, 03:10:34 PM »
Shelter: Easton Rimrock 2P 
Sleeping Bag: KUIU 30 Degree
Sleeping Pad: Therma-Rest Pro-Lite
Pillow: Sea to Summit Inflatable
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2018, 05:28:49 PM »
REI Half Dome Plus(room for 2) or a GoLite Shangri La 5(room for 3 plus gear) depending how many people are going.
Marmot Sorcerer 15 degree bag soon to be upgraded to an EE quilt.
Sea to Summit pillow
Big Agnes Q Core pad
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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2018, 05:36:09 PM »
Shelter:  Either Big Agnes FlyCreek UL 3, or Seek Outside tipi w/stove.  Depends on season and weather.
Sleeping Bag:  Feathered Friends, 20 degree rating
Pad:  Thermarest NeoAir
Cot:  Thermarest Ultralite....depends on length of trip.   
Pillow:  Sea to summit

I'll sometimes pack up a chair as well, have a variety of backpacking chairs from REI. 


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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2018, 11:22:27 PM »
Tent: Go-Lite SL4 or paratarp
Pad:  BA insulated air core
Quilt:  EE 20degree
Pillow:  ExPed inflatable
Bivy:  TiGoat Omni Raven

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Re: What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2018, 05:18:58 AM »
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