Jeff Lusk’s Gear List for a 3-Day Spring Bear Hunt

Jeff Lusk (@jefflusky) runs through the gear he packs in his Exo 3500 Pack System for a 3-Day backcountry bear hunt. Jeff’s total pack weight with this gear is 23.6lbs.

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Jeff’s Gear List

  • Pack: Exo Mountain Gear 3500
  • Shelter: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2
  • Sleeping BagEnlightened Equipment Quilt
  • Sleeping Pad: Big Agnes Q-Core SLX
  • Cooking Kit:
    • Jetboil Stove
    • Sea to Summit Bowl
    • Ti Spork
  • Water Filtration & Storage:
    • Steripen
    • Nalgene
    • Hydrapak 2l Bladder
  • Optics:
  • Electronics:
  • ClothingFirst Lite Uncompahgre, Chama Top, Kanab Pants, Beanie, Gaiters, Boxers
  • Footwear: Crispi Summit GTX
  • Trekking Poles: Black Diamond Distance FLZ
  • Hunting/Kill Kit:
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Garbage Bag
    • Emergency and First Aid Kit (Band-aids, blister repair, glowstick, lighter, paracord, matches, fire starter, puncture repair kit, tenacious tape)
  • Food:
    • Off Grid Predator Fuel
    • protein balls
    • Honey Stinger
    • ProBar
    • dried fruit
    • almond butter
    • DIY Dehydrated dinners (typically elk spaghetti or chili)

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