BigDog’s Packing Light Advice

BigDog’s Packing Light Advice

Mark “BigDog” Sampson gives some great advice on how to pack light but have everything you need on an adventure trip. I spent 4 days riding with BigDog last week and saw first hand how well he has packing and gear selection down.

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2 Comments
  • Tom Hornstein
    Posted at 21:35h, 28 May Reply

    Great video. Very informative. Always like to pick some good pointers off of Mark’s adventures. Thanks to the three of you (Jojo included).

  • Stu Swineford
    Posted at 17:50h, 19 September Reply

    I tried to write down everything you mentioned. Thought I’d post it here in case anyone else would like the list:

    Wear
    * Sidi Adventure Waterproof Boots
    * 661 Knee/Shin guards
    * Synthetic riding socks 2x
    * Arai XD Helmet
    * Pod 1 Helmet Camera
    * Klim Pack
    * Water (100oz)
    * Snacks
    * TP
    * Firstgear Air Jacket with liner
    * Kilimanjaro waterproof for cold rides
    * Klim Synthetic Riding Jersey
    * Klim Mojave (hot)
    * Klim Traverse GoreTex (in pack or primary if cold)
    * Padded riding shorts
    * Bear spray
    * Survival Knife
    * Heated vest (Warm and Safe)
    * Heated Glove Liners (Warm and Safe)
    * Waterproof gloves (over liners)
    * Fox offroad gloves

    Cockpit:
    * Garmin 276 GPS
    * Roller Chart
    * Heated Grips

    Casual:
    * Sandals
    * Convertible pants

    Wolfman Expedition Dry Saddle Bag Shifter side
    * Mountain House Meals? ______
    * Work gloves
    * GoreTex Traverse Pants
    * Laptop

    Brake side Saddle bag
    * Gatorade in bottle holder
    * Sandals
    * Synthetic long shorts
    * Synthetic top
    * Sleeping bag (30 or 0° Big Agnes)
    Top Bag (Wolfman small dry bag)
    * Camping chair
    * First Aid kit
    * Headlamp
    * Kit
    * Matches
    * Insect repellant
    * Firestarter
    * Tent(Eureka Backcountry 2)
    * Tent poles
    * Ground cloth
    * Big Agnes Air Pillow
    * Big Agnes Air Mattress
    * Waterproof case
    * Chargers
    * Etc
    * LED Flashlight
    * Wipes
    * JetBoil
    * Extra Fuel
    * LightMyFire bowl
    * Spork
    * Coffee
    * Oatmeal
    * REI Collapsible bowl
    Top Strap
    * Dingoweeds Tarp
    * Wolfman Tool Kit
    * Chain Lube
    * WD40

    Tank Bag
    * Digital Camera
    * SPOT
    * Leatherman Multitool
    * Razor Knife
    * Paper Towels
    * Pressure Gauge
    * Sharpies
    * Earplugs

    Tank shifter
    * Camcorder
    * Kilimanja Air Jacket Liner
    * LED Flashlight

    Tank brake
    * Toiletries
    * Waterproof thing with Driver’s License
    * Batteries
    * MTB Pump

    Fender
    * 21” tube
    * Patches

    Thanks for putting this together!

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