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It varies wildly, depending on the attitude and strength of the boy.
Arbitrary numbers (like 30% of his body weight) are interesting starting points for discussion, but the real determination is how much he can carry on the practice hikes.
The sleeping bag should have a comfort rating from 20° to 30° and should weigh no more than 3.5 pounds, but preferably less.
Note: sleeping bags should not be stored in the stuff-sack at home, as this will mat the filling, causing a reduction in loft, and thus warmth.
Most of our hiking is on trails, but the majority of Scouts and adult leaders prefer the internal frame and these have become the most commonly available packs.
For extended treks the internal frame pack should have a volume over 3,000 cubic inches (50 liters), but less than 4,200 cubic inches (70 liters).
Description of pack list items Personal Gear: Backpack: There are two main types of backpacks: the external frame and the internal frame.
The conventional wisdom used to be that external frames are for trail hiking and internal frames are for off trail hiking.
A bag in the low-middle price range filled with synthetic material is recommended.