One 1.5 or 2 Liter cook pot - stainless steel most common
Stove - MSR Whisperlite is one favorite
White gas - MSR says a 22 oz bottle will cook for 136 min. [[Your average boil time is 4 mins with the Whisperlite. Do your math, using number of cooking meals]]
Foil- substitute for potcover, saves weight.
Spices - salt, pepper, cumin, etc.
Can opener - a light camper's version
Water Purif. Tablets or Filter
GENERAL EQUIP. [o = optional]
tent [Sierra Designs Light Year],
sleeping bag, pad
handlebar bag, panniers
dog defense- I had no problems with dogs. They chase a few seconds and drop off. For the few that persist I yelled BAD DOG! No bites.
copies of certain pages from a bike repair book
bear rope - Not for him, but to hang your food in the evening.
TOOLS AND PARTS
tubes - 2
misc nuts and bolts
insect repellant - VIP***
mini-shampoo from drug store
sunscreen - VIP ***
Wallet - medical card, visa, etc
End-of-Day tennis shoes
3 poly shirts
3 pair socks
Underwear optional with bike shorts
1 warm longsleeve poly & pants