Glenn Charles

Adventurer | Photographer | Connector

Today I am a Time Traveler with a Camera... Tomorrow, who knows

14 Days of Winter Bikepacking - Kit Layout

14 days of winter bikepacking

Temps: 5–45

Duration: 14 days

Weather: rain, sleet, snow, sun, wind

Environment: mostly road, 3 days of beach, and some trail work, lots of snow and ice

Food availability: often with exception of last day.

Grocery and mostly mini mart or gas station

Fuel Availability: surprisingly difficult. Alaskans like those big green propane bottles

Handlebar bag


  • SB

  • NEO X

  • Bivy

  • Rain pants

  • Sil ground

  • Spare clothes (Spare sock liners, RBH socks, Fish net shirt, wool knickers)

  • ArcT - home made bar bag (DSLR w/ 1 lens, Sony NEX, Misc camera bits, filters,wipes, mem cards, Bars (Lara, Protein, Payday), Rain jkt, Delorme InReach, Headlamp)

Frame Bag


  • Stove kit MSR Universal

  • Pot Ti 1400

  • Headlamp

  • Multi tool

  • Oil

  • Map case

  • First aid
    -Spoon

  • Maps

  • Knife

Top tube - rear


  • Tool kit

  • Pump

Top tube front


  • Sun glasses

  • Spare lens

  • Lip stuff

  • Booster rocket

  • 3 days dinner (Korr side, Mash potatoes, Salmon or tuna pack, Condiments, Coffee and tea)

  • 2 lenses

  • Small snack bag, nuts and berries

  • Down shirt

  • Nano puff

  • Small electronic ditty

Rack


  • Tent

  • Stakes

  • Pole

  • Nalgene bottles on each side in OR insulators

Down Tube


  • Large fuel

Backpack (UL sil)


  • Ipad mini

  • Cables

  • Two goal zero battery packs
    -Batteries

  • Dried fruit and nuts

  • Sometimes Nano Puff in changing conditions

On me


  • Reed socks

  • Sock liners

  • Wolves

  • Gore knickers

  • Craft (below 25)

  • Patagonia Houdini

  • Vest

  • Patagonia cap 4

  • Wool buff

  • Reed beanie

  • Phone

  • IPhone - nav and journaling

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