2018 November Goat Gear List

I’m headed north to central BC to document a mountain goat hunt for Sitka Gear in a few days. These cold, late-season backpack hunts take some serious gear and planning. Here is a list of everything I’m taking (and then some):

Food/Calories per day. Shoot for 3,500 cal/day.
Item Calories
Honey Stinger Waffle 160
Honey Stinger Waffle 160
Honey Stinger Waffle 160
Probar Meal Superfruit 350
Nature Valley Peanut Butter Bar 170
Nature Valley Peanut Butter Bar 170
Trail Mix Kirkland Single Packs X 2 620
Instant Coffee 10
Cliff Shot Energy Gel 100
Clif Shot Energy Bloks 200
Protein Powder (1 scoop) 140
Olive Oil packets 190
Freeze Dried Dinner 790
Pro Bar Almond Butter 190
tuna packet 90
Total 3500


Camping Gear
Stone Glacier Sky Guide 7,900 backpack w/Lid
-Stone Glacier Rain Fly
-2x waistbelt pockets (1 for food, 1 for headlamp)
-2x swing out pockets
-1x camp pocket
1 man Hilleberg Enan
-Sponge for wiping out condensation
Emergency Kit
-Garmin InReach
-Global Rescue Card
-Compression Wrap
-Quik Clot clotting sponge
-SOL Emergency Bivy
-Water treatment tablets
Fenix HL60R Headlamp
-Extra battery
BD Whippet
Valandre Bloody Mary sleeping bag
-granite gear compression sack
Thermarest Neoair pad
Bivy Sack?
1L Platypus Water Bottle
1L Platypus Water Bottle
1.5 liter Nalgene
GSI fare share mug
Titanium Spork
Toiletry Kit
Wet wipes
Water purification tablets
MSR Wind Burner stove


Clothing (check weather prior to trip)
REI Belt
Sitka Large Logo Beanie
Sitka Stormfront Jacket and pants
Sitka Timberline pant with removable knee pads
Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody
Sitka Kelvin Active Jacket
Sitka Merino Core Lightweight tee
Sitka Core Heavy weight hoody
Sitka Kelvin Lite Pant
Sitka Blizzard Mitts
Sitka shooter gloves
Sitka cap
2x – Fits Socks
2x – Sitka Merino Underwear
Sitka Long Underwear
Sitka Kelvin Down WS Hoody
Sitka Kelvin Lite Pants
Sitka Neck Gaiter
Marmot Down tent booties
Sitka TTW travel wear


Camera Gear
Sony a7riii Body
Sony a7riii Body
-dual USB charger
Micro usb charging cable
Sony rx100VI
extra batteries
charging cable
Sony 70-200 F2.8 G Master Lens
Sony 24-70 F2.8 G Master Lens
Sony 16-35 F2.8 Lens
1.5 sony batteries/day (10 days = 15 batteries)
1 TB of memory cards
Swarovski 95mm Spotting Scope
Sirui Tripod
– 2x extra AAA batteries
Polarizing and ND filters
Sennheiser MKE 400 shotgun mic
– 1 extra AAA battery
Lens Coats
2x Battery Bricks and charging cables
iphone cable
Micro usb charging cable
Cleaning Kit
-zeiss wipes
-lens pen
Cotton Carrier Camera Harness System
– (sling, shoulder and holster attachments)
Multi Tool


Kenetrek Mtn Extreme
Inov8 trail runners w/odor eater insoles (for travel)
OR Gaiters
Micro Spikes?
Yeti Tocayo bag for computer
Yeti Panga 100L Duffle
Sitka Nomad
Pelican 1510 Air for camera gear
Computer Gear
SD Card Reader for USB-C
backup SD Card Reader for USB-C
Trim nails before going
copy of passport
notify banks
Glasses Case
iphone cable
iphone cable
business cards
Travel toiletry kit
Extra travel clothes
Large deodorant in luggage
garbage bags in luggage for dirty clothes
Travel Food
Gear for Dustin
Format all memory cards pre-trip
Charge batteries
Go to chiropractor
Get K-Tape
Prototypes from Sitka
free up space on Iphone
tighten baseplates, cotton carrier plates, tripod legs
clean camera/spotting scope
blower to sensors

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