I had to purchase a few spare duffle bags to transport my perishables onto the aircraft.
As butter will be a full 1/3 of my diet, 2000 calories per day (3 sticks), it’s important to ensure that part if my ration is well taken care of. If the butter were in with the general population, it would be mashed to being unusable and rotten.
That’d be a disaster for me prior to even hopping on the plane.
All 5 of my gear bags plus the 2 duffles if butter weighed in at 152kg / 334lbs. Not nearly as bad as I expected, though that weight makes me feel like I’m missing something.
I’ll receive my 6 cans of fuel and 6 liters of water in Antarctica. Another 55 lbs.
For the first 10 days, I’ll be struggling mightily, as not everything will likely fit in my sled bags. The trick will be to avoid looking like a Turkish bazaar.
A mountain of gear. In there I have 5 bags with pink duct tape.