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Vaught and lighter pack
In Oklahoma, Steve Vaught spreads out all 55 to 60 pounds of provisions he had been carrying on his cross-country trek to lose weight. Vaught lightened his load to about 16 pounds using high-tech gear and other techniques.
Vaught with core load
Around Halloween, Vaught lightened his core load to about 16 pounds. With gadgets added, the pack weighed about 23 pounds.