I curious what you guys are carrying with you.
varies by trip. The longer the hike, the less gear comes along.
For shorter trips, I'd bring:
FX DSLR body, 24-85mm, 70-300mm, 20mm and/or 14mm, add a small Benro carbon fiber tripod with small ballhead, or in winter my customized ice axe with tripod screw. Polarizer, ND100 filter, gradual ND filter, wibal white balance card, some cleaning cloth, spare battery, wireless remote release. If I plan to shoot video, I bring a decent microphone, even more batteries and SD cards. If I plan on long star track exposures, I bring some handwarmer packets to keep dew from forming on the lens. Some gaffer tape to protect the body and tape up some seams to ghetto weather proof the body. I
On longer trips, I usually just bring the zoom lenses, or a 20mm, 50mm and 105mm, all vintage manual focus glass. On a really long Muir Trail hike, I also bring the camera's battery grip so I can use AA lithiums at resupply depots to swap out batteries without having to recharge or use overpriced proprietary camera batteries. In the past I have packed special lenses in resupply buckets and then used them on the second half of long hikes, when you're all used to the weight and two more pounds won't make much of a difference.
Other times, I just bring a small point-and-shoot and hope I won't come across a photo that will make me regret that choice