Current Backing Gear, reducing weight?

Not going ultralight, but looking for ways/suggestions to get base weight down. Likely candidates include a new tent & pack. Other suggestions welcome.

Base Weight

What Why brand weight LBS actual/spec/est comments Can Reduce Reduce How
Tent Shelter Marmot Limelight 2 6.0 actual 2 man tent, fly+footprint only, 2 fly+footprint only
Pack Pack Osprey Aether 70 5.4 actual
Cloths+Rainjacket Cloths FROGG TOGGS RAIN GEAR 3.4 actual Model AS1310-109
Bag Sleeping Cats Meow 3.0 actual 20°
Outdoor Essentials Basics 2.2 actual See Outdoor Essentials List below.
Shoes Hiking Brooks Cascadia Trail Runners 1.5 spec Replaced 2.6 LB boots
Water Water Nalgenes (x3) 1.2 spec 6.2oz x 3 Coke Bottles?
Hiking Poles Hiking Leki Corklite 1.2 spec
Stove+Gas Eating Jetboil Sol + 8(12)oz fule 1.1 spec 7oz (stove) + 12oz (gas full)
Sleeping Pad Sleeping Thermarest Z-lite 0.9 spec Doubles as chair
Crocks Camp Shoes Crocs 0.8 spec Crocs
Cup+Bowl+Spork Eating 0.5 est Cup, Bowl, Spork
Water Water CamelBak – 100 fl. oz. 0.4 spec
Water Water Aquamira + tabs + Nun 0.4 est
Bearbag + rope Food System 0.4 est
BASE WEIGHT 28.4
Food Food n/a 6.0 est 3 days x 2LBS/day
Water Water n/a 8.0 est 128 oz (2 nalgenes + 2 in bladder)
VARIABLE WEIGHT 14.
TOTAL WEIGHT 42.4

Need to get/resupply

  • [ ] Nun
  • [ ] Dryducks
  • [ ] Bear bag rope
  • [ ] Hat (“Sunday Afternoon”) http://www.sundayafternoons.com/offshore-water-hat.html (yellow)
  • [ ] Pillow (not enough cloths to do it)
  • [ ] Sleeping pad (not inflatable, more comfortable)
  • [ ] New drysack
  • [X] Benedryl/antihistamine pills (not expired) (from medicine cabinet)
  • [X] Pocket Profile Map (ordered <2015-08-15 Sat>)
  • [X] Antibiotic Cream (1/2 oz) (from medicine cabinet)
  • [ ] Bag-O-Bags

Outdoor Essentials List

  • Bug stuff
  • sunblock
  • first aid
  • pers. hygene
  • TP
  • knife
  • extra light
  • matches
  • emerg. blanket
  • whistle
  • sunglasses
  • OTC meds
  • maps
  • Bag-O-Bags
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