My sleeping bag of choice was the MEC Raven [$145], a three-season bag rated to -7°C, which made me, in Megan's immortal words, "look like a caterpillar." I also got the MEC Hydrofoil hard shell jacket [$100] which weighs only 420g. I also picked up a first aid bag, for building my own first aid kit. Here is a picture.
Today we've spent some time organizing things and adjusting pack straps and such, but we're going to go watch the Notre Dame game in a bit.