Chris Burkard’s Iceland Winter Pack List (Video)

After his six-day winter bikepacking trip across Iceland’s interior in April, photographer Chris Burkard put together this video overview of his entire assortment of gear and where he carried it on the bike. Find his detailed bike and kit breakdown here…

Following his recent winter crossing of Iceland with Angus Morton and Rebecca Rusch, which you can read about in our interview with the whole team here, friend of the site Chris Burkard put together this post-ride video gear breakdown, in which he walks through his entire kit and how he packed it on his bike for the six-day, 300-mile journey. Watch it below, followed by a written list of what he brought with him.

  • Bikepacking Iceland, Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, Angus Morton
  • Bikepacking Iceland, Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, Angus Morton
Photos by Ryan Hill

Bike: 2021 Fezzari Kings Peak

  • SRAM drivetrain
  • Flat pedals
  • 45NRTH Dilinger 4 Tires
  • ENVE wheels
  • SRAM grip shifter
  • 45NRTH Pogies
  • Bar Yak extension bar
  • Old Man Mountain rack
  • Suunto Baro 9 watch on handlebars

Clothing

  • 45NRTH boots
  • Sock liner
  • Dissent labs ski socks
  • Rapha baselayer
  • 66° North fleece shirt
  • Duckworth merino leggings
  • 66° North Skaftafell shell jacket
  • 66° North OK puffy jacket
  • Black Diamond Dawn Patrol softshell pants
  • Chamois
  • Gloves
  • POC goggles
  • POC helmet
  • Dissent labs balaclava

Hydration

  • Insulated Yeti bottle
  • Hydrapack soft bottle

In Revelate Egress Pocket

  • Headlamp
  • Nitecore batteries
  • Plug adapter
  • Zip ties
  • Jaybird headphones
  • Cables

In Revelate Pronghorn Front Roll

  • Big Agnes 0 sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad

In Fork Bag

  • Spare bag
  • ~9 Dehydrated meals

In feed bags

  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick

In top tube bag

  • Phone
  • Credit card
  • Goggle wipe

In Revelate Ripio frame bag

  • Spare buff
  • Spare goggles
  • Repair kit
  • Jet Boil Stash stove
  • Spare tube
  • Tire studs
  • Lezyne multi-tool
  • Spare battery + cable
  • Mask

On Old Man Mountain Rack

  • Voile straps
  • Cut down Therm-a-Rest pad
  • Granite gear bag
  • Tent poles
  • Shorts
  • Sanitary wipes
  • Trash bags
  • Wind shell
  • Two pairs of gloves
  • Icebreaker socks
  • Teabags
  • Cramp-on
  • Caffeine gum
  • Rapha cycling cap
  • Face tape
  • Food (bars, granola, instant meals, sausages)
  • Electrolytes
  • Water bladder

In Revelate Panniers

  • Voile straps
  • 66° North long sleeve
  • Hooded hardshell
  • 66° North shell pants
  • Lezyne hand pump
  • Coal insulated hat
  • Plastic bags
  • Lotion
  • Dopp kit (toothbrush, bandaids, etc)
  • Hand warmers
  • 66° North puffy jacket in stuff sack
  • Rapha hat
  • Gerber multi-tool
  • CO2
  • Mini pack towel
  • Black Diamond gaiters
  • Flashlight

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