On this trip, everything weighed 16Kg (including snowshoes, microspikes, 2-3 person tent, walking poles, etc) - we even took two lights we could hang up in the huts.You ar
You are not selling this hike to me that well. I know what carrying a heavy pack like in deep snow with snow shoes on. It is hard effing work. EXHAUSTING!
It makes a HUGE difference when you have a good party along to share the breaking of trail and finding the track (the members in my club are great like that - always happy to help out).