Troop 1633

Where  Fun, Faith and Adventure Meet! 

1633 Equipment Suggestions
Items used by troop and found to be practical and reliable
"Equipment Type Required" Does not imply the recommended brand is required
Websites listed do not represent best possible pricing. Inquire with troop if interested. 

Equipment Type
Suitable for Backpacking
 Season
Company
 Model
 Pro's
 Cons
 Link
 Equipment Type Required?
Sleeping Bag
Yes
  Winter
 Outdoor Vitals
Zero Degree - Storm Loft 
  1. Highly Compressable
  2. Ultra Light Weight
  1. Higher Cost
  2. Less Durable 
  3. If wet, looses ability to insulate
  Yes
  Sleeping Bag
  Yes
  Winter
  Outdoor Vitals 
 Synthetic 20 Degree
  1.  Retains some ability to insulate when wet
  2. More Cost Efficient
  3. A little more durable
  1.  Weighs more
  2. Takes up a little more room
 No, Optional if scout has Zero degree
 Mess Kit
Yes 
All
Sea to Summit 
 X-Mug & X-Bowl Set
  1.  Ultra Light
  2. Takes up minimal room in backpack
  1.  Does't insulate well with hot beverages
 Yes
Sleeping Mat 
Yes
 All
 Therma Rest - Zlight
Z-Light SOL 
 1. Ultra Light
2. Insulates under extreme cold & required for cold weather camping
  1.  Less Comfortable
 Yes
 Sleeping Mat
 Yes
 Sprint, Summer, Fall
Klymit
Inertia Zero
  1.  Ultra Light
  2. Ultra Compact
  3. In Theory, holes allows for bottom of sleeping bag to loft, therefore providing more warmth
  1.  Not suitable for extreme cold
No