Equipment and food supplies

Below is a list of the equipment for the expedition, weighing just over 125 kilos. In addition there will be 45 litres of fuel and nearly 200 kilos of food supplies.

More information about equipment



    weight g pcs total g
Skiing
skis Madhus Glittertind MGV 1990 3 5970
bindings Rottefella Riva 3 + spacers 1180 3 3540
ski skins Colltex 218 2 436
ski poles   490 3 1470
sledge Hit Ultima Thule 9000 2 18000
drawrope 8mm 10m 420 2 840
 
Kite skiing
kite Ozone Access XC 8 2930 2 5860
harness Ozone Access XC 620 2 1240
spare parts lines etc 100 2 200
 
Clothing
underpants   40 6 240
underwear Ruskovilla Forest 600 4 2400
middlewear Sasta Midler/Inuvit 690 2 1380
fleece jacket Sasta Moss 725 2 1450
shell pants Sasta Storm 775 2 1550
shell jacket Sasta Everest 750 2 1500
fuzz jacket Sasta Expert-Parka 1290 2 2580
 
Footwear
ski boots Alico Double 3300 2 6600
hiking boots Alico Ultra 1600 2 3200
leggings Urheiluareena Sportfire 270 2 540
crampons   630 2 1260
 
Socks
liner socks Bridgedale Thermal Liner 32 6 192
vbl socks   65 2 130
socks Bridgedale Endurance Summit 120 6 720
wool socks   100 4 400
tent slippers   150 2 300
wading socks Sasta 220 2 440
 
Headgear
thick cap   75 2 150
thin cap Sasta Salli 38 2 76
cap   60 2 120
balaclava Ruskovilla 38 2 76
ski mask   110 2 220
 
Gloves
mitten   200 2 400
thick gloves   190 2 380
thin gloves Sasta Ws 66 2 132
other   100 2 200
 
Civilized clothing
trousers Sasta 460 2 920
sunday clothes t-shirt, socks and underpants 400 2 800
 
Backbags etc
equipment bag   1000 1 1000
little backbag Millet Vector 28 1160 2 2320
stuffbags   1000 2 2000
 
Accommodation
tent   5000 1 5000
extra poles   180 4 720
windsack   500 1 500
sleeping bag synthetic 3000 2 6000
sleeping bag down 1000 2 2000
sleeping mat   500 4 2000
sleeping mat all tent base 925 1 925
 
Kitchen
stove multifuel 300 2 600
fuel pump   52 3 156
spare parts   90 1 90
fuel bottle 1l 206 3 618
cooking box Reissu Pete Aluminium 1800 1 1800
base for stove Reissu Pete Veneer 400 1 400
thermos bottle 1l 780 2 1560
thermos bottle 0,75l 550 2 1100
food thermos 0,75l 700 2 1400
cookware kettles 4l, 3l, coffee pot, handles etc 1400 1 1400
tableware bowl, spoon and knife 100 2 200
matches   10 15 150
fuel Jet A1 810 45 36450
fuel canister   1000 5 5000
food Reissu Pete Gourmet 1100 180 198000
 
Electronics
computer Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 2250 1 2250
gps   100 2 200
plb   395 1 395
satellite phone phone, battery, wires 1175 1 1175
anemometer Silva ADC Wind 70 2 140
thermometer   50 4 200
mp3 player   50 2 100
solar panel   2140 1 2140
other lead-acid gel battery, connectors etc 1000 1 1000
battery AA lithium 14 24 336
battery AAA lithium 8 8 64
 
Photography
digital compact camera   260 2 520
digital slr body and 18-55 mm lens 820 1 820
  90-300 mm lens + batteries 740 1 740
video camera camera, charger, batteries and cassettes 1460 1 1460
 
Glacier equipment
ice axe   580 2 1160
harness   270 2 540
carabin wiregate 45 6 270
carabin screwgate 95 2 180
ice screw 10cm 128 4 512
sling 120cm/10mm 26 4 104
prusik rope   35 14 140
rope 8mm 30m 1260 1 1260
 
Arsenal
revolver Ruger Redhawk Alaskan 1250 1 1250
ammunition 0.454 Casull 30 20 600
 
Other
maps 8 pcs 300 1 300
compass   85 2 170
headlamp Petzl Tikka Xp 60 2 120
piss bottle Plastex Mehukas 1l 90 2 180
repair equipment   1500 1 1500
shovel   630 2 1260
sond   220 2 220
pharmaceuticals   1500 1 1500
mental medicine strong rum 1000 2 2000
toilet paper   135 26 3510
hygiene   400 2 800
sunglasses   100 2 200
binoculars   790 1 790
literature   1500 1 1500
personal stuff   1000 2 2000
 
Total       370,5 kg


Food

The best part of the day in any trek is eating. Good trekking food is easy to prepare, nourishing and light. That is why the supplies contain hardly any water.

A ration for one per day weighs less then 1,1 kilos but contains energy around 21000 kJ (5000 kcal).

Daily portion for one

Breakfast weight g kJ (kcal)
muesli 80 1200 (287)
Ekströms blueberry soup 77 1232 (294)
coffee 3 0 (0)
total 160 2432 (581)


Lunch weight g kJ (kcal)
powdered potato 70 994 (238)
dry soup mix 44 814 (195)
margarine/butter 50 1500 (359)
total 164 3329 (796)


Main course weight g kJ (kcal)
minced meat 45 765 (183) fresh weight 200g
macarony 80 1180 (282)
peas-corn-paprika mix 10 147 (35) fresh weight 50g
soup veggie mix 10 170 (41) fresh weight 150g
veggie mix 10 94 (22) fresh weight 65g
tomato 5 70 (17) fresh weight 100g
hard bread 45 585 (140)
margarine/butter 150 4500 (1076)
cheese 50 750 (180)
mettwurst 10 187 (45)
peanuts 50 1175 (281)
cookies 50 950 (227)
coffee 4 0 (0)
total 519 10573 (2527)


During the day weight g kJ (kcal)
cocoa powder 80 1248 (298)
sports drink powder 50 825 (197)
chocolate 100 2400 (574)
total 230 4473 (1069)


Total weight g kJ (kcal)
1073 20807 (4973)


Eventhough one ration doesn't weigh that much there is an enourmous amount of food in total, around 200 kilos. The shopping list is quite funny to read.

Shopping list

Muesli 14.4 kg
Ekströms blueberry soup 13.9 kg 180 rations
instant coffee 1.3 kg
powdered potato 10.8 kg 52 pkg (6 rations/pkg)
dry soup mix 7.9 kg 360 rations
macarony 14.4 kg 42 pkg (350g)
minced meat 36.0 kg
peas-corn-paprika mix 9.6 kg 48 pkg (200g)
soup veggie mix 28.8 kg 144 pkg (200g)
veggie mix 12.5 kg 50 pkg (250g)
dried tomato 0.9 kg
hard brea 8.0 kg 16 pkg (500g)
margarine/butter 36.0 kg 90 pkg (400g)
cheese 9.0 kg
mettwurst 1.8 kg
peanuts 9.0 kg
cookies 9.0 kg 51 pkg (200g)
cocoa powder 14.4 kg
sports drink powder 9.0 kg
chocolate 18.0 kg







 

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