It's not about what gear you have , it's about where you go. I , am an extremest and like to get away from the crowd so I think light weight.
Back pack is the way for me . I can wonder until sun-set and know , everybody else can't make it out before dark ! I have the forest or mountain or whatever
Pack: expedition (YAK-PAC) made by "Yak Works" !7000 Cubic inches+external lash points.
Tents: Eureka 4-per. Timber-Line ,Eureka-Solitaire , solo and my most crazy extreme , North Face "Mountain-25".! <--insane.!
Sleeping bags: North Face , Core , rated to 15.! North Face Aleutian , rated to 40 And my Crazy Mountain , made by REI rated to -40 team with an EARLY WINTERS (Gore-tex Bivy) good down to -60.! Hoo Yaah...! 3/4 closed-cell Ensolite pad under them.
Stove:MSR ,Dragonfly , multi-fuel , MSR Wisperlite , Coleman two and three burner Multi-fuel.
All kinds of "DU-DADS" Weather , navigation , Binocs. , etc.etc..!
Lanterns: Coleman Peak-1 Mini , Two UCO-singles , two UCO-Triples , etc. , etc...!
Cloths , skis , etc, . etc. , etc. , ........!
Think it , I got one.! Anywhere , any time.!
PS: Climbing , up down , side-ways , ice , etc. , etc, . etc....!