"Samurai" Joe's Current Pack List

"Samurai" Joe Valesko

Joe Valesko founded Zpacks out of his apartment in 2005. He has been designing and testing all of our gear ever since.

A Triplecrowner, Joe has over 10,000 long distance miles under his belt, including the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Te Araroa, Tour du Mont Blanc and much more.

You can check out a complete list of Joe's Adventures here.

  • Arc Haul Ultra 60L Backpack

    • Features

      Curved Carbon Fiber Air Stays | Adjustable Torso

    • Material

      Ultra 200 / Ultra 100

    • Weight

      19.6 oz / 556.0 g

    $399.00
  • 20F Classic Sleeping Bag

    • Weight

      16.6 oz / 471.0 g

    $409.00
  • Plex Solo Tent

    • Features

      Sleeps 1

    • Set Up

      1 Trekking Pole or 52" Tent Pole

    • Weight

      13.9 oz / 395.0 g

    $599.00
  • Shoulder Pouch

    • Weight

      0.6 oz / 17.0 g

    $32.95
  • Belt Pouch

    • Weight

      0.78 oz / 22.0 g

    $27.95
  • 6.4" Carbon Fiber Stake

    • Holding Power

      Better

    • Bend Resistance

      Better

    • Weight

      0.22 oz / 6.2 g

    $3.95
  • Stake Sack

    • Dimensions

      2.75" x 9" (7 x 23 cm)

    • Weight

      0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    $14.95
  • Travel Utility Zip

    • Weight

      0.92 oz / 26.0 g

    $44.95
  • Medium Pillow

    • Dimensions

      6" x 12" (15 x 30.5 cm)

    • Volume

      340 in³ (5.6 Liters)

    • Weight

      1.4 oz / 40.0 g

    $49.95
  • Men's Vertice Rain Jacket

    • Weight

      6.5 oz / 184.0 g

    $299.00
  • Vertice Rain Pants - Men's

    • Weight

      3.0 oz / 85.0 g

    $149.00
  • Vertice Rain Mitts

    • Weight

      0.99 oz / 28.0 g

    $69.95
  • Zpacks Ventum Wind Shell - Men's

    • Weight

      1.6 oz / 45.0 g

    $99.95
  • Fleece Hat

    • Weight

      0.99 oz / 28.0 g

    $19.95
  • Conductive Brushtail Possum Gloves

    • Weight

      1.3 oz / 36.0 g

    $24.95
  • Brushtail Possum Socks

    • Weight

      3.0 oz / 85.0 g

    $24.95
  • Zpacks Classic Trucker Hat

    • Weight

      2.9 oz / 83.0 g

    $24.95
  • Medium-Plus Dry Bag

    • Dimensions

      7" x 13" (18 x 33 cm)

    • Volume

      500 in³ (8.2 Liters)

    • Weight

      0.81 oz / 23.0 g

    $37.95
  • Carbon Fiber Staff

    • Weight

      8.2 oz / 232.0 g

    $99.95
  • Soto Windmaster Stove w/ Triflex

    • Weight

      2.3 oz / 65.0 g

    $64.95