How many pairs of clothes do you take with you on your travels? (1 Viewer)

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Hi guys, I was wondering, when you guys are traveling around how many pairs of clothes do you keep on you? For me I usually have 2-3 pairs of clothes (pants/shorts,shirt, socks, underwear) including the pair I'm wearing whenever I wander about. I've been thinking about cutting it down a pair. I also always have 2 thick jackets just in case my sleeping bag doesn't provide enough warmth. So yeah, that's my set up when it comes to pairs of clothing. How about you guys?
 
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(total)...One pair of pants, 4 thin shirts for layering (2 tank tops, 2 vnecks), 2 bras, 4 pairs of low cut socks, one pair of boots. Maybe some thin/light shorts if I have any. Clothes can be washed, degenerative back problems from packing too heavy, cant. ;) but that goes for everything that you can do without. It's just not worth the future problems.

I'm actually bringing a hoodie this time around. Obviously in cooler parts of the united states (and colder seasons) or otherwise you'd need warmer shit.
 
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Ah cool cool. Yeah I was considering cutting it to 1 pair of pants 1 pair of shorts. Maybe even sacking a jacket as I really haven't had to use more than 1. And you're definitely right about the back thing haha... Some days my back can hurt quite a bit. Maybe a sign I really should cut down some items :p
 

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Ah cool cool. Yeah I was considering cutting it to 1 pair of pants 1 pair of shorts. Maybe even sacking a jacket as I really haven't had to use more than 1. And you're definitely right about the back thing haha... Some days my back can hurt quite a bit. Maybe a sign I really should cut down some items :p
Yeah dude pants are a lot of extra weight and they don't get dirty that fast so it's not like you need to change them all the time unless you're getting disgusting. Instead of the extra jacket just bring some thermals.
 
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I'm in the process of cutting down my bag now. Got it down to 2 shirts, a pair of jeans and a pair of shorts, and a jacket, and Dustin's 3 socks recommendation :D Much better feeling.
 

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My only clothes are what im wearing, plus a hoodie and some extra undies/socks. I like black pants because they dont show dirt.
 

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i bring 2 sets of clothes one for the road and one for in town when i need to blend in(ie. button up shirt, non ripped or patched pants), 3 pairs of socks 1 wool sweater as well as longjohns and a thermal long sleeve. then as the weather gets colder i'll pick up a jacket or extra layers from the goodwill then pass them on to someone else when its not needed anymore.
 

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i bring 2 sets of clothes one for the road and one for in town when i need to blend in(ie. button up shirt, non ripped or patched pants), 3 pairs of socks 1 wool sweater as well as longjohns and a thermal long sleeve. then as the weather gets colder i'll pick up a jacket or extra layers from the goodwill then pass them on to someone else when its not needed anymore.
Yeah totally makes sense to have normal clothes. I'm incorporating that into my stuff by wearing pants that can go either way and aren't all shitty torn up but are strong and aren't going to fall apart. An extra pair of slip on shoes (super thin and light) are my alternative to my boots.
 

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One pair of pants, three pairs of socks, two pairs of underwear, thermals, one each: beater, t-shirt, long sleeve shirt, a sweater, and a jacket of some sort.
 

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1 pair of good durable jeans
1 pair of thin quick drying shorts
1 button up long sleeve
3 tee shirts
1 thermal shirt and 1 thermal long underwear
1 jacket if im going through cold areas
4 pairs of underwear and 4 pairs of socks.
I'm usually wearing most of this so its not as much in my pack as it seems.
I highly recommend quick drying clothes though they're lacking in the warmth department.
 

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If you want to blend in in town you might wanna take a shower with you too.. Just saying..
Clothes won't hide the dirt and stink.
i only go into town if i really have to so i usually take a bottle shower before i put my "town cloths" on and always keep them in a big ziplock bag away from my other clothes. i just find i get hassled a lot less, works just fine for me.
 

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1 pair of jeans
1 pair of stretchy pants
2 shirts
hella underwear and socks

and this isn't clothing but i highly recommend bringin a pack of baby wipes
 

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Yo thats wuts up, alomost forgot the baby wipes! I had to postpone one hop out just cuz. good for you freshNcleen;)
1 pair of jeans
1 pair of stretchy pants
2 shirts
hella underwear and socks

and this isn't clothing but i highly recommend bringin a pack of baby wipes
 

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I find the punk look is best; Combat boots or chucks, blue jeans or dikies, old band shirt (cut to taste). good warm took or a shemagh(not to look crazy but to ware till the sun is gone), solid shades and of course one boss hide with gloves of equal bossyness. Back patches with neddleNthrids safety pins(LOTS!), to divide and conquer, hold all that shit together, later.
 

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for winter:

lower body:
1 pair of BDU pants.
1 pair "walls" insulated bib overalls
1 pair boxers
1 basketball shorts
3 pairs wool socks
8" leather boots
1 polypro thermal bottom

upper body:
1 carhartt insulated "active" jacket
1 cotton t shirt
1 wool sweater
1 wool flannel
1 hoodie

misc:
Wool hat, gloves, scarf
 

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socks, socks, underwear, socks, underwear, underwear. ;)

you can always get by wearing stuff for a while, but when walking, hiking, etc., dry socks and underwear can be a lifesaver (crotch/foot rot saver).
 

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